Pete Edochie, Sunny Ade and 5 Nigerian entertainers who are in their 70s

Posted on March 07 2017 , at 12:44 pm
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King Sunny Ade and his wives cut the cake during his 70th birthday celebration in September 2016. Credit: Various

Thenetng presents Nigerian movie and music icons who are in their 70s and have entertained us through the decades.

 

1. Pete Edochie

He’s well known for his roles in movies and TV series like; ‘Things Fall Apart’, ‘Igodo’, ‘Egg of Life’, and ‘Felony’. Credit: YouTube

Date of birth: March 7, 1947

Age: 70

 

2. Sunny Ade

King Sunny Ade
KSA remains as active as ever in the music scene. Credit: Various

Date of birth: September 22, 1946

Age: 70

 

3. Orlando Julius Ekemode

Orlando is 73 and looking good. Looking good! Credit: IG
Orlando is 73 and looking good. Looking good! Credit: IG

Date of birth: 1943

Age: 73

 

4. Iya Rainbow

Iya Rainbow marked her 74th birthday on Sunday October 16. She lost her daughter to ulcer in January. Credit: Various
Iya Rainbow marked her 74th birthday on Sunday October 16. Credit: Various

Date of birth: October 16, 1942

Age: 74

 

5. Olu Jacobs

Olu Jacobs
Old Jacobs celebrated his 31st wedding anniversary with long-time partner Joke Silva in November. Credit: Various

Date of birth: July 11, 1942

Age: 74

 

6. Taiwo Ajai-Lycett

Taiwo Ajai-Lycett
Taiwo Ajai-Lycett started her acting career at the prestigious Royal Court Theatre, Sloane’s Square, London, and the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC).

Date of birth: January 3, 1941

Age: 76

 

7. Victor Uwaifo

The Nigerian music industry has quite a number of veterans and one of them is guitar maestro, Sir Victor Uwaifo who was signed to 2face Idibia's music label in 2013. Credit: Filed
The Nigerian music industry has quite a number of veterans and one of them is guitar maestro, Sir Victor Uwaifo who was signed to 2face Idibia’s music label in 2013. Credit: Filed

Date of birth: March 1, 1941

Age: 76

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