Dakore, DJ Cuppy, 10 other Nigerian celebrities with popular siblings

Dakore, DJ Cuppy, 10 other Nigerian celebrities with popular siblings

Sometimes, the art of entertainment is a family affair and in Nigeria, there are several talented people who happen to share the spotlight with one family member or even more.

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They say that lightning never strikes the same place twice, but the opposite seems to be true for some Nigerian celebrity siblings who have managed to create a name for themselves in their various fields of work.

What is even more amazing is how some of these popular siblings continue to excel in the same careers without any form of rivalry.

Although the same cannot be said for the likes of Peter and Paul of the defunct Psquare, most of these celebrity blood relatives continue to serve major sibling goals.

Here are 12 pairs - or sometimes trios - of famous brothers and sisters:

1. Dakore and Timi Egbuson

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Although Dakore Egbuson first hit the limelight in the movie industry, she no doubt did a great job putting her younger brother, Timini, on.

From the MTV series, Shuga, to web series, Single Girl In Transit, Timini has done pretty well for himself in Nollywood.

2. DJ Cuppy, Temi and Tolani

The billionaire sisters, Florence, Temi and Tolani, are no doubt some of the most loved famous siblings in Nigeria.

While DJ Cuppy is the most popular, her fashionista sister and actress, Temi has created a name for herself and the same goes for Tolani whose music is gaining her love and attention from fans.

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3. Peter and Paul Okoye (Psquare)

Considered one of the most successful twin singers, Peter and Paul - formerly known as Psquare - gave fans numerous hit songs as a music duo.

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Although they have since become estranged, the brothers continue to drop hot bangers.

4. Niniola and Teniola Apata

Niniola first appeared on MTN Project Fame. Although she didn't win, her music career has continued to grow.

Shortly after hitting the limelight, it turned out Nini wasn't the only one with a penchant for music-making. Her step-sister, Teniola emerged and both women have been excelling in their various music careers.

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Niniola and Teni have both excelled in their music careers. Photo credit: @officialniniola, @tenientertainer
Source: Instagram

5. Kunle and Gabriel Afolayan

The Afolayan family can unarguably be referred to as the 'Nigerian Wayans family' due to the number of them in entertainment.

While Kunle is a fantastic filmmaker, Gabriel has made a name for himself as a singer and actor.

Their other siblings Aremu and Moji are also movie stars.

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The Afolayans are very popular in the film industry. Photo credit: @kunleafo, @gabbyluccii
Source: Instagram

6. Linda and Laura Ikeji

Linda Ikeji no doubt brought fame and fortune into the lives of her family with her blogging career.

Today, her younger sister, Laura Ikeji is a top fashion entrepreneur and social media influencer.

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7. Don Jazzy and DPrince

The music brothers have made a name in the music industry.

While Don Jazzy owns one of the biggest record labels in Nigeria - Mavin Records - his brother Dprince who was a singer, runs the sister company, Jonzing World.

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The brothers both run their own record labels which are sister companies. Photo credit: @donjazzy, @dprincemavin
Source: Instagram

8. Chris and Sandra Okagbue

If you're a fan of Nollywood movies then you definitely have seen this fine brother play a couple of roles. Known best for his role in Lotanna, Chris Okagbue is unarguably a star.

His sister, Sandra may be known more for having two kids for singer Flavour, but she is also a former beauty queen.

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Chris is an actor while Sandra is a former beauty queen. Photo credit: Chris Okagbue, Sandra Okagbue
Source: Instagram

9. Davido and Adewale Adeleke

Davido is known for dropping hit songs and fans love him. His older brother, Adewale is also pretty popular, especially on social media.

The two brothers jointly own HKN Music which is a record label company.

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10. Yul and Linc Edochie

Both sons of the godfather of Nollywood, Peter Edochie, these brothers have each made a name for themselves in the movie industry.

Although Yul is more active in Nollywood, it is hard to forget Linc's flawless character interpretations.

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The sons of Pete Edochie are both Nollywood stars. Photo credit: @yuledochie, @lincedochie
Source: Instagram

11. Olamide and DJ Enimoney

Yet another set of brother cashing out in the music industry. While Olamide is known for music-making and talent-hunting, DJ Enimoney has made a name for himself as a celebrity disk jockey.

12. Empress and John Njamah

Empress Njamah is a top Nollywood actress who has been in the industry since the early 2000s. Her brother, John, has appeared in a couple of movies but is mostly known for his work behind the camera.

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