Quite a number of Nigerian celebrities have at one time or another changed their names for reasons which are best known to them.
While many have changed their names outright, others have added minor stylistic effect to make their brand more prominent. In all, there have been changes.
Here are 5 Nigerian Celebrities Who Changed Their Names over time.
1. 2face Idibia
Innocent Idibia is one of the most celebrated, respected and relevant oldest singers from the era when he started.
The artiste changed his name from 2face to 2Baba after a controversy involving his former partner and band member, Blackface claimed he named him 2face.
2. Peter Okoye
After the disbandment of the Psquare music duo which happened in 2016, Peter Okoye whose stage name was formerly known as Peter changed it to Mr P.
In 2021, The famous singer and sensational dancer allegedly disclosed that he now wants to be called Daddy P.
3. Paul Okoye
Paul Okoye decided in 2019 to assume the title of King Rudy as opposed to the former tag of Rude Boy.
The dreadlocked musician seems to be having a field day despite the separation and is still doing amazingly well for himself.
4. Toyin Aimakhu
Talented Nollywood Yoruba actress, Toyin Aimakhu announced to her fans in 2017 that as a result of family decisions, She now chooses to be called Toyin Abraham.
She wrote that “There was a Toyin Aimakhu then Toyin Abraham happened three years ago. Let’s not forget that ‘new’ Toyin is just three years ago. It has been one massive journey of change and faithfulness of God. What a journey!
Living my life at my pace and being at peace with my pace”.
5. Kiss Daniel
In 2018, the CEO of Flyboy, Daniel Anidugbe announced on his social media pages that his stage name ‘Kiss Daniel is now changed to Kizz Daniel.
According to Kizz Daniel, the decision of change of stage name was a result of the refusal of his former record label, G-Worldwide music to allow him to keep the name (Kiss Daniel).
We learnt that Gworldwide music claimed that Kiss Daniel was their property.
So tell us below, which of these celebrities are your favourites?