- The Nollywood industry keeps evolving every day with the advent of social media, some favourite actors are even more popular online than off it.
- The era of home videos is long gone but it is interesting to note that some actors were relevant during the ancient period and are still relevant now
- These actors were able to relate with the younger generations and many of their fans forgot that they were not as young
These men have carved a niche for themselves over the years and most of the colleagues they worked with back then are either retired or not interested in the entertainment business anymore.
In this article, Legit.ng takes a look at some veteran Nollywood actors who are still relevant in the ever-increasing social media space.
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These veterans have been able to cut the age barriers and relate with the younger generation of actors in online activities.
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1. Kanayo O. Kanayo
Kanayo O. Kanayo recently clocked 60 and many fans were surprised that he is that old despite being around for a very long time.
Kanayo defied age barriers as he as been seen in several comedy skits and other interesting youthful talking points on social media.
He was one of the headliners at the much talked about Obi Cubana's mum burial in Oba.
Watch one of the skits he acted in below:
2. Richard Mofe-Damijo
Actor Richard Mofe-Damijo better known as RMD is another 60-year-old that not many would believe his age because of the lovely photos he shares on social media.
RMD passed as sugar daddy for many young ladies who always admire his handsome looks despite his age.
Like KOK, RMD has also appeared in quite a number of comedy skits, watch one below:
3. Yinka Quadri
62-year-old Yoruba actor, Yinka Quadri is a Tiktok sensation despite his age as he keep dropping hot content on the platform.
Yinka vibed to Zazoo song with his daughters as he brought out the young man in him in a viral video that got people talking online.
He is also known to attend star-studded events that trend online.
4. Taiwo Hassan
62-year-old Taiwo Hassan better known as Ogogo is another veteran actor Tiktok sensation that remains relevant in the social media space.
Ogogo came up with the viral 'all of us will eat breakfast' saying that people use whenever there is a break-up story.
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5. Jide Kosoko
68-year-old Jide Kosoko keeps proving that age is not a barrier as he always vibes with his daughters on social media.
The veteran actor jumped like a young man in excitement during his last birthday.
He also relates with the younger ones and loved attending star-studded events.
6. Pete Edochie
The oldest on the list is the 74-year-old Pete Edochie, who maintained his status as one of the most respected actors in Nollywood.
Whitemoney knelt to greet him when they met at a movie set and asked for his blessing.
Kanayo O. Kanayo shares a video of his midnight sacrifice
Legit.ng previously reported that Kanayo O. Kanayo shared a video with fans showing where the real sacrifice of his success emanated from.
The veteran actor was seen during a brainstorming session with colleagues as they were discussing an individual to be considered for a movie project.
A portion of the video also captured Kanayo nothing that the meeting is going on at midnight and the only sacrifice he has had to make is hard work.