5 Celebrities You Didn't Know Were Certified Lawyers
Education is an integral part of the human life and its importance cannot be overemphasized as such even the entertainment industry is filled with not just super amazing talents but a lot of well-educated stars. We bring you some of the most celebrated superstar who didn't just got a degree but studied one of the most regarded prestigious profession - Law.
Below are 5 Nigerian Male celibrities who have not only become experts in the different spheres of entertainment but have become household names.
Falz - Folarin Falana
Son to one of the most prominent lawyers in Nigeria - Femi Falana SAN it no surprise what they say about a fruit falling not far from the tree. Falz studied Law in the University of Reading in the United Kingdom which after Law school he worked in his father’s chambers for a while before following his heart desire. He first started with his short skits on social media then his music career began to gain a lot of momentum. Today Falzs sings and has spread his entertainment tentacle to acting. Some of his acting skills are featured in the likes of - Jenifa Diary and Tinsel.
The smart, eloquent and great TV personality, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu has been a force to reckon with in the entertainment industry. He became popular after his stint at the first edition of 'Big Brother Naija' in 2006. Ebuka studied law at the University of Abuja in 2005 and went to get a masters degree in law from the University of Washington in December 2010 after a 5-year working gap.
Richard Mofe-Damijo - RMD
The Veteran Nollywood actor popularly referred to as RMD had his first degree in Theatre Arts from the University of Benin. Richard Mofe-Damijo returned back to school to get another degree in Law in 1997 from the University of Lagos. He acting career started with the soap opera in the late 80's called Ripples and have since featured in a lot home movies with deserving accolades to go with.
An Actor and Film producer, Femi Adebayo also studied law from the University of Ilorin, Kwara and later got Master of Arts (MA) Degree in Theatre Art, he had started acting before he went to the same university and he is also currently studying for his Doctorate Degree (Ph.D) in Law at University of Ilorin.
He obtained his law degree in 1992 and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1994. The creative photographer, painter, artist and the publisher of Mania Magazine. Kelechi's father Justice Sylvester Amadi-Obi was a high court judge.