Some of this talented Yoruba movie actors are not even from the South West yet they are well known in the Yoruba movie industry.
We bring you 10 non yoruba actors that have excelled in the Yoruba movie industry.
1 Fathia Balogun
Beautiful actress, Fathia is from Urhobo in Delta State. She started acting Yoruba movies after she returned to Lagos from Dublin.
2. Rachael OnigaRachael Oniga Veteran Nollywood actress hails from Eku in Delta state. Though Delta Igbo, Oniga features in mainly Yoruba movies and less of English. Oniga was married to a Yoruba man from Epe, Lagos state.
3. Mercy AigbeShe hails from Edo State and was happily married to Lanre Gentry until they had a messy divorce after he beat her up to stupor for allegations that she was cheating. The beautiful thespian is blessed with two children, a boy and a girl.
4.Toyin AbrahamToyin Abraham formerly known as Toyin Aimakhu who was once married to Adeniyi Johnson is from Auchi in Edo State. She is best known as a controversial actress with a crazy lifestyle which she also plays in most of her movies. She is one of the most popular yoruba actress.
5. Kevin IkedubaKevin Ngozi Ikeduba was born on August 21 in Ebute-Metta.He is from Delta state and widely known as the ‘Bad Boy’ in Nollywood, he is one of the few stars that act in both Yoruba and English movies. He always plays the role of either a kidnapper or a cultist.
6. Doris SimeonDoris Simeon was born in Lagos but her parents hail from Okpella in Auchi, Edo state. She has a son with ex-husband, Daniel Ademinokan. She has featured in many popular Yoruba movies that went on to become hit movies. She is still very active in the movie industry
7. Richardo Agbor
He is from Ikom local government area in Cross River State but was raised in Lagos. He has in popular Yoruba and English movies.
8. Liz Da Silva
Elizabeth Omowunmi Tekovi Da Silva is a Nigerian (Nollywood) actress and producer born in Obalende to Togolese parents. She features mostly in Yoruba indigenous movies and started her professional acting career in 2004 when she was introduced by star actress Iyabo Ojo.
9. Rose Odika
Although she is based in Ibadan, the Yoruba actress hails from Aniocha North local government of Delta state.
10. Regina Chukwu
Regina Chukwu who lost her husband about 14 years ago is an Igbo lady popularly known for her roles in Yoruba movies.