30 Nigerian Female Celebrities Without Makeup


Nigerian Female Celebrities Without Makeup

I had earlier written about Nigerian female celebrities without makeup but not as a list post or as a post with the images of these Nigerian celebrities. Which i would be doing on this particular celebrity news and gossip post.

In that post we talked about the need to know what these Nigerian Female Celebrities  without makeup really look  like and why it is necessary.

But today we shall be taking care of that vacuum, providing you guys with images of some of your favorite Nigerian Female Actors and singers.

Images that tells us the real level of their aesthetics value.

This is Nigeria and she is occupied by Blacks and among this many Blacks are those who really believe that although Black is beautiful, the attractiveness of being fair cannot be overlooked.

In fact it is so important that some would alter their complexion through makeup that you begin to wonder if they are really Blacks.

Make-up according to a lot of folks is another form of fraud.

Because you are not really presented with the true appearance of a person, not until the make-ups are washed off and the true value presented.

It is the same case with a lot of these Nigerian Female celebrities. You look at their images on social media and you are completely swept off your feet.


But truth be told, that seduction most times was made possible by good camera quality and expensive make-up.

So today we shall be taking a look at some of these Nigerian female celebrities without makeup.

1. Omawumi

Nigerian Female Celebrities Without Makeup

She gained attention as the 2007 runner-up on West African Idols, a reality TV show part of the Idols franchise.

She graduated from Ambrose Alli University with a Law degree. After graduating in 2005, she moved to Port Harcourt, Rivers State, where she worked with her family’s law firm called “O.S Megbele & Associates”.

She had a minor role in the movieInale, a Hollywood/Nollywood Bongos-Ikwe production, starring Hakeem Kae Kazeem, Dede Mabiaku, and Ini Edo. In 2011, she starred in Funke Akindele’s Return of Jenifa. Moreover, she starred in Yvonne Nelson‘s House of Gold (2013) alongside Majid Michel and Ice Prince.

She is from Itsekiri.

2. Yemi Alade

Nigerian Female Celebrities Without Makeup

3. Uche Jumbo

Nigerian Female Celebrities Without Makeup

4. Toke Makinwa

Nigerian Female Celebrities Without Makeup

She is known for hosting The Morning Drive on Rhythm 93.7 FM and her YouTube vlog series Toke Moments.

In 2010, Makinwa made her major media debut on Rhythm 93.7 FM’s The Morning Drive show as a co-host. In 2012, she made a television appearance as host of the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria (MBGN) beauty pageant, which was broadcast live across Nigeria.

In 2013, Makinwa became an ambassador of the United Africa Company of Nigeria, alongside Osas Ighodaro, Dare Art Alade and Dan Foster.


5. Toolz

Nigerian Female Celebrities Without Makeup

She is a Nigerian radio personality, talk show host, and presenter. She is best known for hosting The Midday Show on The Beat 99.9 FM.

Her parents are the famous Oniru Royal family of Lagos State.

Prior to settling in Nigeria in 2008, she worked with MTV Europe and Walt Disney Pictures in the United Kingdom.

She had her primary education at Talbot House preparatory school in Bournemouth, UK, and secondary education in Nigeria before relocating to study at City of Westminster College. She also has a degree in Business and Mass communication from London Metropolitan University.

She Has Won The Following Awards

  • 2010 Nigeria Broadcasters Awards – Radio Presenter of the Year
  • 2010 Dynamix All Youths Awards – Radio Presenter of the Year
  • 2011 FAB Awards – On-Air Personality of the Year
  • 2011 Nigeria Broadcasters Awards – Sexiest Media Personality
  • 2012 The Future Awards – On-Air Personality of the Year
  • 2012 Nigeria Entertainment Awards – Media Personality of the Year


6. Susan Peters

Nigerian Female Celebrities Without Makeup

She started acting in Nollywood films in 2002 and since then has gathered for herself some impressive awards to attest to her role in the movie industry.

  • City People Awards: Outstanding Performance 2010
  • NAFCA Awards (Nollywood and African Film Critics Awards) North Carolina
  • Nigerian Oscars: Best Actress in Supporting Role 2011
  • Afro-Hollywood Awards, UK: 16th African Film Awards 2011, Best Actress English Language, for the film Bursting Out
  • Best of Nollywood Awards 2011: Best Supporting Actress for Bursting Out
  • DIVA Awards 2011: award of recognition to the growth of the industry
  • City People Magazine Beauty and Fashion Awards 2012: Most Stylish Actress
  • Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards (GIAMA) Awards 2012, Houston, USA: Best Supporting Actress


7. Niyola

Nigerian Female Celebrities Without Makeup

They say beauty is in the eyes of the beholder. What many might consider ugly, to others might just come across as the most beautiful.

These Nigerian Celebrities Female Without Makeup are presented to you so that as a fan, you really get to measure the full aesthetic value of you idols and even compare them with your own self.

Make-up creates an illusion and without it, appearance in this case becomes reality.

Without make-up what you see is truly what really is.

And there is no deceit to that.

So at the moment the images of these Nigerian celebrities without makeup was phographed, this were the level of their beauty.

Beauty like everything else improves and gets better with time. So for some of them their looks might have improved for the better.

Hope you like what you are seeing?


8. Muna

She is a Nigerian rapper / hip-hop artist, songwriter, television presenter model, and actress. And as model during her second year at University in 2007, Muna won the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria pageant.

She studied International relations and Diplomacy at the Benson Idahosa University.

Muna was one of the female rappers to feature and represent Nigeria on the globally televised BET Cypher for the BET Awards in 2011.


9. Mercy Aigbe

10. Kate Henshaw

In 2008 she won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role.

She was trained for the medical profession but auditioned for the lead role in the movie When the Sun Sets in 1993 and was handed the role. Making it her first movie.

And now she is one of the biggest names in the industry.

11. Genevieve Nnaji

She is one of the biggest Nigerian female actor to come out from the country. She won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role in 2005, making her the first actor to win the award.

Her directorial debut, “LIONHEART”, is the first Netflix Original movie from Nigeria, and the first Nigerian submission for the Oscars.

She attended Methodist Girls College (Yaba, Lagos), before transferring to the University of Lagos, where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in creative arts.

She started out as a child actor in the then-popular television soap opera Ripples at the age of 8.

She is from  Mbaise, Imo State.


12. Ini Edo

It is said that she has featured in over 100 movies since her debut in 2008.

In 2014, the beautiful actor was appointed by the United Nations as a United Nations Habitat Youth Envoy.

She graduated from the University of Uyo where she got a Diploma in Theatre Arts. She also completed her bachelor’s degree program at the University of Calabar where she studied English.

In 2014 she got a scholarship to study law at National Open University of Nigeria.

She is from Akwa Ibom.


13. Funke Akindele

Nigerian Celebrities Without Makeup

She plays the lead character in the show Jenifa’s Diary, for which she was named Best Actress in a Comedy at the 2016 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards.

Funke obtained an Ordinary National Diploma (OND) in Mass Communication from the former Ogun State Polytechnic, now Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, and got a Law degree from the University of Lagos.

She is the CEO of Scene One Film Production and has over 100 movies to her credit as actress, writer, and producer.

Her first acting role was in the 1995 movie Venom of Justice, directed by Reginald Ebere but got her first big role in the critically acclaimed film Mortal Inheritance (1995).

14. Omotola Ekeinde

Nigerian Celebrities Without Makeup

She is the first African celebrity to receive over 1 million likes on her Facebook page.

In the year 2013, she was honored in Time magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people in the world alongside Michelle Obama, Beyoncé and Kate Middleton.

In the year 2014, she was honored by the Nigerian government as a Member of the Order of the Federal Republic, MFR for her contributions to Nigerian cinema.


15. Dakore Egbuson

Nigerian Celebrities Without Makeup

Some of these Nigerian Female Actors and singers are quite the beauty without make up.

Just look at Omotola for instance.

She is cute.

Toolz was also looking very impressive.

The list of those still beautiful without make-up are more than those that weren’t their usual self.

Read: 10 Nigerian Celebrities Born In September


16. Chika Ike

Nigerian Celebrities Without Makeup

She began her film career in 2005 when she played a minor character in the movie Sweet Love. In 2015, she collaborated with Rok Studios to produce movies like Happy Ending and Stuck on You.

In 2007, Mirror of Beauty in which she played a major role was shown in Cineworld and Odeon cinemas across the U.K and in 2008 It was selected and screened at the Cannes film festival.


17. Beverly Naya


18. Iyabo Ojo

Nigerian Celebrities Without Makeup



19. Omoni Oboli

Omoni Oboli studied Foreign Languages (majoring in French) at the University of Benin, and graduated with honors (2nd Class Upper division).

Omoni began her movie career with her first movie role in Bitter Encounter (1996), where she played a secretary.

As an actor and producer she  has several screenplays to her credit, including her film Wives On Strikeas well as The Rivals, which won the prize for Best International Drama at the New York International Independent Film & Video Festival. It was the first Nigerian film to be premiered since the festival’s inception in 2003.

The movie was given a 3-star rating out of 4 by the festival’s judges.

Now that is what we call IMPRESSIVE!


20. Angela Okorie

21. Tonto Dikeh

Nigerian Celebrities Without Makeup

22. Waje

Waje first gained recognition after being featured on the remake of P-Square’s “Omoge Mi“. In 2016, Waje was one of the four judges in the inaugural season of The Voice Nigeria.

She is a single mother whose vocal range covers three octaves.


23. Annie Idibia

She was nominated in the “Best Supporting Actress” category at the 2009 Best of Nollywood Awards. And is one of the faces on our list of Nigerian celebrities without makeup that do not look bad at all.

She holds a degree in Computer Science and Theatre Arts after completing undergraduate courses at Lagos State University and the University of Lagos respectively.

She is married to 2face Idibia.

24. Tiwa Savage

Nigerian Celebrities Without Makeup

She began her music career doing backup vocals for artists such as George Michael and Mary J. Blige. After participating in the UK edition of The X Factor and graduating from Berklee College of Music, Savage signed a publishing deal with Sony/ATV Music Publishing in 2009.

But she was made popular by Mavin Records owned by Don Jazzy.


25. Chidinma Ekile

She rose to stardom after winning the third season of Project Fame West Africa. She became the first female musician to peak at number 1 on the MTV Base Official Naija Top 10 chart with the music video for her “Emi Ni Baller” single.

She won Best Female West African Act at the 2012 Kora Awards. And also has a sociology degree from the University of Lagos.


26. Uche Ugbodo


27. Beverly Osu

Nigerian Celebrities Without Makeup


28. Rita Dominic

Nigerian Celebrities Without Makeup

Rita Dominic is a member of the Royal Nwaturuocha family of Aboh Mbaise local government area in Imo State.

She attended  Federal Government College Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria, before heading to the University of Port Harcourt, where she graduated with a BA (Honours) Degree in Theatre Arts in 1999.

In 1998 she starred in her first movie, A Time to Kill.

In 2012 she won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role.

29. Anita Joseph

Nigerian Celebrities Without Makeup

30. Monalisa Chinda

Nigerian Celebrities Without Makeup

In 2011, she debuted as Executive Producer in the Royal Arts Academy movie, ‘Kiss & Tell‘, which Emem Isong co-produced with her and which was directed by Desmond Elliot.

In 2012, she became one of the first of four Nollywood actors to be featured on the cover of Hollywood Weekly Magazine.

Monalisa’s first major movie was the 1996 Pregnant Virgin.

She is from Ikwere, Rivers State.


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