With technological advancements, top Nigerian celebrities have been to show their fans how far they have come, through their throwback photos.
Although, their childhood photos were taken with analog cameras and printed as hard copies, phones have made it easier for them to share those experiences with fans.
Luckily, some celebrities take out time to share their throwback photos on social media platforms and we can’t but gather some of the adorable ones:
1. Tiwa Savage
The afrobeat queen has grown to become of the faves of music lovers in Nigeria. She released her debut single, “Without My Heart,” in 2011. The priceless smile in her childhood picture, is enough to brighten one’s day, despite the distortions in the picture.
The Nigerian recording artist and performer is known across the world for his hit club song “Nwa Baby (Ashawo Remix)”. Flavour began his musical career by playing drums for his church choir in Enugu.
3. Folarin Falana aka Falz
The rapper was born to lawyer and political activist Femi Falana. His music career began in secondary school when he formed a music group called The School Boys, Falz has grown to become a renowned rapper. It might be a bit difficult to recognise Falz in the picture, as the face seem a little bit different.
4. Regina Daniels
She is a Nollywood actress who started acting at a tender age. She has always been in the news over her marriage to 59-year-old Delta state lawmaker, Ned Nwoko.
The light-skinned young actress started acting at the age of seven with support from her mother, Rita Daniels who is also a thespian.
Her first movie was ‘Marriage of Sorrow’ which earned her a sum of ten thousand Naira.
5. Funke Akindele
This super talented actress was born on 24 August, 1976, and she is one of the top fashionistas in the Nollywood movie industry. Funke came into limelight with her appearance in television series ‘I Need To Know’.
Even in her 40s, her face is not different from that of her childhood days.
6. David Adeleke
DMW boss and singer, Davido is another celebrity whose face has not changed a bit, except the fact that he was a bit chubby while young.
Davido was born in Atlanta and raised in Lagos. He is one of the most successful singers Nigeria has ever produced.
7. Benita Okojie
Only people born in the 90s would remember this very face and picture. Benita is a sensation in African gospel music with her breakout hit “Osemudiamen” which became the fave of Nigerian Christians back in those days. She released her first album when she was just ten.
8. Tokunbo Idowu aka Tboss
She became popular as a participant in BBNaija season 2 and was always been criticised by viewers for her ‘inappropriate’ behaviour during the show.
The reality star whose face seem a little bit different from childhood days recently stated that she hated her lips while growing up.
The 34-year-old wrote: “If you were to know just how much I Hated my lips as a child!!! Hmmmm…..I felt they were too big compared to the rest of my family’s which made me feel out of place.
9. Adekunle Gold
The music star started singing as a chorister and started writing music at 15, he is known for his unique style of music, which he calls urban highlife. He’s best known for his single “Sade,” and “Orente.”
He is another star whose face is not different, even though he is now a very successful and well known singer.
10. Blossom Chukwujekwu
The Nollywood actor made his professional acting debut in 2009, he shared this very photo while marking his 36th birthday on November 4.