Top Nigerian Celebrities Born In January

Without disputing facts, there are top Nigerian celebrities, that are born in January. They are regarded as January celebrants.

Let’s have a look at top Nigerian celebrities born in January

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Remilekun Abdulkalid Safaru, known by his stage name Reminisce, is a versatile Nigerian musician, singer, rapper and actor Alaga Ibile or Oja Daddy as he is popularly called, celebrates his birthday every January 27th and turns 40. He has several songs to his credit like ‘Kako Bi Chicken’, ‘Local Rappers’, ‘Tesojue’, ‘Instagram’ among other songs, remix ‘Vision 2020’ with Olamide.


He was one of the stars that dominated 2020 with his hits like “Cash App”. The singer celebrates his birthday every January 27th.


Born Adekunle Kosoko, Adekunle Gold, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and graphic designer. He became popular in 2015 after the success of his song “Sade”. The singer who is Simi’s husband and also father of her daughter celebrates his birthday every January 28 of the year.



Timi Dakolo is a singer-songwriter who is known as the King of Soul, thanks to his songs on the theme Ame . . The singer became the winner of the inaugural season of Idols West Africa in 2007. The singer celebrates his birthday every January 20th. His well-known songs including “Iyawo Mi”, “Medicine”, “Great Nation”, among others.



Oludemilade Martin Alejo, known professionally as Ycee, is a Nigerian rapper, singer and songwriter. He is popularly known for his hits like “Condo”, “Jagaban”, Omo Alhaji” among others. Ycee celebrates his birthday every January 29th.



Emeka Akumefule, known professionally as Blaqbonez, is a Nigerian rapper signed to 100 Crowns, a Chocolate City imprint. The rapper is widely known for his controversial self-proclaimed status as “Africa’s Best Rapper” (abbreviated as “BRIA”) and celebrates his birthday every January 29.

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9ice, born Alexander Abolore Adegbola Akande is a Nigerian musician and songwriter. The veteran singer is popular for his second studio album ‘Gongo Aso’ which is ranked as one of the best Nigerian albums of the decade. The singer celebrates his birthday every January 17th



Oluseun Anikulapo Kuti, commonly known as Seun Kuti, is a Nigerian musician, singer, activist and the youngest son of music legend Fela Kuti. Seun leads his father’s former group Egypt 80. Seun is best known for his activism and resurrected his father’s political movement, the Popular Movement (MOP).