Top 6 Nigeria’s Youngest Celebrities
Born: July 6, 2010
Emmanuella is 6 years old. Her full name is Emmanuella Samuel and she’s actually related to Mark Angel in real life; she is his cousin.
Her talent was discovered while in Mark Angel Comedy Foundation where she was one of the kids he trained on acting.
The young and talented girl is in primary 1. A class way too small to be exhibiting such talent. She has won numerous awards including the G Influence Niger Delta-Special Talent Award in 2015. Her top role models are Basketmouth and Kelvin Hart and she loves rice, stew and Chicken.
Speaking with Naij.com, Her uncle, Mark Angel talks on little Emmanuella comedy biz. He talks on how comedy has taken over the airwaves and how he discovered the little girl’s talent at an early Stage. ‘Uncle Mark’ as she fondly calls him dumped medicine for comedy.
He speaks on his career and that of his little cousin and apparently he isn’t having a regrets doing what he does.
2. Amarachi Uyanne
Born: July 17, 2004
Amarachi Uyanne (born July 17, 2004), popularly known by her stage name Amarachi, is a Nigerian singer, dancer and violinist. She is best known for winning the maiden edition of Nigeria’s Got Talent.
Amarachi is a native of Benin City, Edo State. She grew up in Delta State, where she started dancing at the age of 5.
In 2012, she won a cash prize of N10,000,000 after she was announced as the winner of the first edition of Nigeria’s Got Talent. She was subsequently dubbed the “youngest millionaire in Nigeria”.
After emerging as the winner of Nigeria’s Got Talent, Amarachi released her debut single titled “Amarachi Dance”. She proceeded to feature Phyno in a song titled “Ova Sabi”; her first two singles received massive airplays and positive reviews from music critics.
She currently runs the Amarachi Talent Academy, a talent school conceived with the aim of nurturing and training young children with musical and dance talents.
Born: January 7, 2007
Ozzy Bosco was born Oziomachukwu Favour Mojekwu on January 7, 2007 to his Anambra mother, Nonye Mojekwu-Chukwujama. He is a music composer, singer and dancer who is also gifted in fine arts.
Since he ventured into music, Ozzy Bosco has performed in celebrity occasions for people like Sentor Ike Ekweremade, Ifeanyi Ubah, ADeyemi Ikuforiji and many other top shots in Nigeria.
Ozzy Bosco who is also known as Wonderkid rose to fame after winning the season 7 of the Nigerian Kids Got Talent award. He has since then, recorded songs with the likes of Olamide, Flavour and Terry G.
Ozzy Bosco is a recipient of the Youngest African Entertainer of the year Award by the Classic Africa Merit Award 2012 (CAMA). The Award of the Youngest Peace Ambassador was given to him alongside the award-winning Nollywood actress, Patience Ozokwor by Oba Rafiu Olusegun Salami, the Onibeju of Ibeju land, Lagos on Wednesday, June 17, 2015.
He is the youngest African entertainer to be signed Brand Ambassador by the Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) and Tigo Milk (CWAY Food & Beverages).
4. DJ Young Money
9 year old DJ Young Money is unarguably the youngest DJ in Nigeria. Recently, he took his performances to the street of Lagos, as he campaigns for Street Talents.
The award winning DJ who played at Tinubu’s 64th birthday is commencing a nationwide street tour under the Umbrella of Mogson Entertainment.
See Photos of the young DJ playing on the streets of Ajah Below:
5. Ify Ufele
6. Marylove Edwards
Born: March 18, 2005
Profession: Tennis player
Nigerian Tennis youngster, Marylove Edwards is on the way to etching her name among world Tennis greats after emerging third at the 2016 ITF/CAT 12 & Under Talent Identification Programme in Morocco.
She beat her Kenyan opponent 6-1, 6-1 in the third-place match after losing 7-5, 6-7, 4-6 to her Moroccan opponent in the semi-final.
The tennis competition which held between August 26 to 28 recorded participants of over 80 players from 25 countries.
Marylove who is being managed by creative talent agency, Temple Management Company was sponsored on the trip by Zenith Bank PLC.