Celebrities are seen individually, even in their different fields, but not many know that these people in the limelight are actually siblings.
They might be seen in the media or social gathering, but people don’t have the slightest idea that they are related with these celebrities.
We bring you celebrities you never knew were related.
1) Egbuson Dakore Akande and Timini
Akande is a popular Nollywood actress with several movies under her belt. The beautiful mother of two girls who sort of disappeared after getting married to her heartthrob Olumide, later resurfaced and has since gone back to her love, acting.
Following in his big sister’s footsteps, handsome Timini Egbuson who is also an actor in the popular series ‘Shuga’. The Unilag Psychology graduate has also done voice- overs and hosted events.
2) Sandra and Chris Okagbue
Sandra and Christopher were born to the royal Okagbue family, to late Obi of Onitsha, Ofala Okagbue, who died in 2001. Sandra who just might be the more popular of the two, won the Miss Delta Soap pageant in 2010 and went to pursue a career in modelling, gracing billboards and calendars and television adverts. She is also widely known as the mother of popular musician Flavour’s first daughter.
Chris who has a twin brother, has also not done badly for himself, as he won the Gulder Ultimate Search (GUS) season 8 and is currently one of the most sought after fresh faces in Nollywood, adding many awards to his collection. Chris also does a bit of modelling and has graced many billboards just like his elder sister. These two never stop showering each other with love on social media.
3) Mikel and Edgar Obi
Mikel who plays professional football for both the Nigerian national team and English premier league side Chelsea FC, has enjoyed a measurable amount of success since the start of his career. The footballer has also amassed some fortune from doing what he loves and has helped change the situation of his family.
His younger brother Edgar, even though thought to be living under his brother’s shadow, is trying to make a name for himself in his chosen field. Edgar who is signed to a record label floated by his elder brother Mikel, MMM records, is pursuing his love for music. Even though the upcoming musician has been away from the music scene for about 3 years after releasing a couple of singles and videos, he is said to have returned and is getting set to appear onto the Nigerian music scene with a ‘bang’.