Nigeria celebrities that died before 40
In this article, MTC will be sharing with you the Top 15 Nigerian celebrities who died before 40.
Every living thing ends when it dies. But when it happens suddenly in the middle of your earthly adventure, it’s really tragic.
At 40, they say, life really starts. Sadly, the renowned Nigerian personalities that are shown here never made it to that age.
They provide tangible evidence that early death is painful and devastating. Here is the list of the Top 15 Nigerian Celebrities Who Died Before 40
Top 15 Nigeria celebrities that died before 40
- Bisi Komolafe – 27 years old
- Clems Onyeka – 37 years old
- Muna Obiekwe – 36 years old
- Okwy Chukwujekwu – 27 years old
- Goldie – 31 years old
- Zarra Gretti – 28 years old
- Tosyn Bucknor – 37 years old
- Dagrin – 25 years
- Nelson Gold
- Kefee – 34 years old
- Mc Loph – 33 years old
- Olamide David – 14 years old
- Fada U-Turn – 36 years old
- Alizee – 37 years old
1. Bisi Komolafe – 27 years old
When aspiring actress Bisi Komolafe passed away, it was undoubtedly another dark time for the Nigerian entertainment sector.
The attractive actress, a graduate of Lagos State University, passed away on December 31, 2012, from difficulties connected to pregnancy, at the University Teaching Hospital in Ibadan. At just 27, she passed away.
2. Clems Onyeka – 37 years old
In a shootout between police and armed robbers on October 14, 2014 in Asaba, Delta State, Nollywood star Clems Onyeka was fatally shot.
3. Muna Obiekwe – 36 years old
Muna Obiekwe, a well-known Nollywood actor, lost his fight with kidney illness at the beginning of 2015, which was a sad day for Nigerian entertainment. On January 18, 2015, Sunday, Muna passed away. At the age of 36, he passed away.
4. Okwy Chukwujekwu – 27 years old
The 27-year-old aspiring actor Okwy Chukwujekwu, also known as “Main Boss-man,” unexpectedly fell during a movie shoot on Tuesday, September 5th, 2017.
5. Goldie – 31 years old
Goldie, whose real name was Susan Oluwabimpe Harvey, was one of Nigeria’s most popular female artists and was just starting her career when she passed away.
Complications resulting from a lung failure caused the singer to pass away. 8 months before turning 30, she passed away on February 14, 2013.
6. Zarra Gretti – 28 years old
Popular singer Zara lost her struggle with multiple sclerosis in her prime, like the other individuals on the list. Zara, born Margret Oluwatoyin Ejiro Joseph, passed away at age 28.
7. Tosyn Bucknor – 37 years old
Oluwatosin Tosyn Bucknor, a prominent media figure in Nigeria, passed away on November 19, 2018, as a result of sickle cell problems.
On November 19, 2018, Tosyn was dead when her husband, Aurelien Boyer, got home from work.
8. Dagrin – 25 years
Olaitan Olanipekun, better known by his stage name Dagrin, was an up-and-coming rapper from Ogun state who grieved when he passed away on April 22, 2010, eight days after being in a horrifying vehicle accident in front of the Alakara Police Station off Agege Motor Road in Mushin, Lagos. He was just 25 years old. April 14, 2010, was the date of the accident.
9. Nelson Gold
Nelson passed away ten days after his birthday, which fell on June 5, 2018. at Enugu State, he was laid to rest at his hometown.
Nelson was a gifted Nigerian actor and screenwriter who made his debut in Nollywood by starring alongside renowned actors in the lead role of the film “Black Child.”
10. Kefee – 34 years old
Following the news of the passing of prominent gospel artist Kefee, it was a sad time for the Nigerian entertainment sector.
On June 12, 2014, in a hospital in Los Angeles, Kefee Obareki passed away from lung failure.
At the time of her passing, she was married to the well-known OAP Esosa Don Momoh. A 34-year-old Kefee passed away.
11. Mc Loph – 33 years old
His song was already becoming a nationwide fan favorite, and his career was on the upswing, but his ambition of reaching the pinnacle was overshadowed by death.
On September 14, 2011, MC Loph perished in a car accident on the Benin-Ore motorway.
12. Olamide David – 14 years old
After suffering a catastrophic abdomen injury while playing football, the 15-year-old kid passed away on January 18, 2016, at Ikeja General Hospital.
While playing football with his mates, Olamide allegedly received an unintentional kick to the stomach.
13. Fada U-Turn – 36 years old
Fada U-Turn, who was born Olufemi Mayomi, is most known for his well-known reggae-inspired tunes, particularly “Yetunde,” which dominated the Nigerian music industry in the 1990s.
He passed away on Sunday, November 17, 2013, as a result of renal illness. On the same day, Fada U-Turn was laid to rest in Badagry, Lagos.
He leaves behind a wife and three children. After 36 years, he passed away.
Ireti, also known as Adebimpe Adekola, was a well-known actress who dominated the Yoruba sector of the Nigerian film business in the 1990s. She passed away on September 27, 2002, a Friday. Ireti had just turned thirty.
15. Alizee – 37 years old
Nigerian singer, Zainab Nielsen, aka, Alizee was allegedly murdered on April 5, 2018, by the singer’s Danish husband, Peter Nielsen, in their residence at Bellasta Towers, Banana Island, Ikoyi.