Did you know that Jide Kosoko is Adekunle Gold’s real-life uncle? Here are 7 Nigerian celebrities you probably didn’t know are related.


There are a lot of celebrities in the Nigerian entertainment industry, but sometimes, unbeknownst to many, a number of these celebrities actually share relation that often comes as a surprise to people. Today, we’ll be counting down 7 celebrities you probably didn’t know have celebrity relatives. Are you ready to see who they are? Then let’s go!

1. DJ Enimoney

DJ Enimoney

If the name DJ Enimoney sounds familiar, it is because you have heard his name called a number of popular street tracks including “Diet”, “Oya Dab”, “Ogede” and more. What you may not know though is that DJ Enimoney is actually the BROTHER of Nigerian rapper and hit maker, Olamide.


2. Naeto C

Naeto C

Nigerian rapper Naeto C who is responsible for such hit songs as “Ten Over Ten” and “I Gentle O” is actually the SON of former Nigerian federal minister of aviation and national women leader of the Nigerian political party PDP, Kema Chikwe.

Kema actually stopped Naeto from entering music as she thought it wouldn’t be a good look as a politician’s child but many hits later, she’s more than happy he did.

Kema Chikwe.

3. Uriel


Big Brother All Stars housemate Uriel is another celebrity who has a celebrity relative you may be surprised to discover. Veteran musician and provocateur Charly Boy is actually also Uriel’s UNCLE.

Charly Boy

4. Di’Ja


Nigerian singer Di’Ja is famous for being a part of the MAVIN dynasty. She was featured on both of MAVIN’s hit songs, “Dorobucci” and “Adaobi” and on her own has gone on to amass significant success with hit singles such as “Awww”, “The Way You Are”, and more. What many do not know is that Di’Ja is also the DAUGHTER of Sierra Leonean politician, Joe Blell who is a renowned politician from the opposition Sierra Leone People’s Party.

Joe Blell

5. Dr. Sid

Dr Sid

Dr. Sid is another popular Nigerian singer who was also part of the very popular Mavin gang. He’s responsible for hit songs such as “Something About You”, “Surulere”, and more. What many may not know is that Dr. Sid is also the SON of late veteran Nollywood actor Justus Esiri.

Justus Esiri.

6. Mayorkun


Wildly successful Nigerian singer Mayorkun famous for songs like “Eleko” and more is also actually the SON of popular Nollywood actress and producer Toyin Adewale.

Toyin Adewale.

7. Adekunle Gold

Adekunle Gold

Finally on today’s list, singer Adekunle Gold whose real name is Adekunle Kosoko is actually also related to Nollywood actor, Jide Kosoko. During an interview, Adekunle Gold revealed that Jide Kosoko is actually his UNCLE hence their sharing of the same last name.

Jide Kosoko

What do you think of these relations, and whose surprised you the most? Let me know your thoughts by leaving a comment either below or on my Jide Okonjo Facebook post.