To become a Nollywood star is not easy because it requires full dedication, that is why these Nollywood Stars left their job as a banker to start Acting in the Nigerian Movie Industry and it seems that they followed the right path because they are definitely making it.
1. EVE ESIN :
Eve Esin was born on October 17 1981, she is a very popular Nollywood Star that has managed to win the heart of most of her fans, she is very talented and she has won a lot of Awards.
Before she became an Actress she was working as a banker but she left her banking job to pursue her true passion, and she indeed made the best decision because she has been featured in lots of Movies and she is very talented.
2. MIKE EZURUONYE :
Mike Ezuruonye is a very popular Nollywood Actor who has won a lot of awards and nomination, he has been in the Nollywood industry for many years.
Before he started acting, he was a banker but he left his job to pursue a career in the Nollywood industry and now he has become very famous. He has been featured in lots of Movies and has earn several awards. He is currently happily married to Nkechi Nnorom and they have a son.
3. Bolanle Ninalowo
Bolanle Ninalowo is an actor, film maker and brand ambassador. He quit his banking work to pursue is passion for acting. He has worked as an accountant in companies including Guaranty Trust Bank in Nigeria and General Growth Properties in Chicago.
4. Ebele Okaro
Ebele Okari Onyiuke is a movie produce and an actress. She came into the limelight after producing and acting in Musical Whispers, a movie that advocate loving and care children with autism. Before joining movie industry Ebele was working in a bank as a banker.
5. Ini Dima Okojie
Beautiful and talented Ini Dima became popular after appearing in a comedy romantic film called Namaste Wahala. Before she engaged herself in entertainment industry she used to be an investment banker.
6. Toke Makinwa
Toke Makinwa that’s now a popular media personality, vlogger, actress and brand influencer was once a banker. During her interview with Chude, she talked about her early days of working with Silverbird Bank before she quit for on-air media personality.