Many Nigerians celebrities are known to have left some of different profession to venture into the Nigerian entertainment industry.

However, in this article, I will be sharing with you some Nigerian doctors who ventured into the entertainment industry;


Famous Nigerian music star, Peruzzi, has done great job in the music industry including releasing good songs like “Amaka”, “Somebody Baby”, and others.

However, he studied Medical Surgery at Odessa State Medical University in Nigeria. In an with Ubi Franklin, he revealed that he ventured into the music industry because medicine wasn’t providing him with all he desire.

Dr. Sid

Not every body knowns that the famous Dr. Sid is a dental surgeon. Before pursuing a career in music, he earned a degree in Dental Surgery from the University of Ibadan and worked in a private hospital and did a housemanship for three years.

Kiki Omeili

Beautiful Nigerian actress, Kiki Omeili, is also known to be a doctor. She studied medicine at the University of Lagos and graduated with honours. During an interview with The Punch, she talked about her decision to leave medicine to pursue acting.

According to her words during the interview, she said, “Some people think I’m crazy for leaving medicine to pursue a career in acting. I’m simply doing what I enjoy.”

Beautiful Nubia

Multi-talented singer, Segun Akinlolu, popularly known as Beautiful Nubia earned a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Ibadan in 1992. He went on to work as a veterinarian for about eight years before venturing into music.

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