What is Nollywood without fashion you might ask? Nothing will always be the answer. Thankfully, many of our handsome male movie stars do not joke with what they wear and we have come up with this list to celebrate every one of them.
This is not to say that those who do not make this list care very little about how they look on red carpets or events, but after careful research, those who are mentioned below are the ones who pay extra attention to the tiniest fashion details. See our list of Most Fashionable And Stylish Actors In Nigeria (2022).
1. Somadina Adinma:
Soma is a Nollywood actor, model and TV personality who is a graduate of Theatre Arts from Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka. He is from Anambra State in the South Eastern part of Nigeria, and he joined the Nigerian movie industry as a child actor in 2013.
Somadina Adinma is a very cute young man and he is easily one of the fashionable and stylish male celebrities the country has right now. His modelling history means he is not new to the fashion game, and this has made him a star among his peers.
He consistently rocks stunning attires and suits that set him apart from the rest and he comfortably delivers on the red carpet whenever he shows up for an event.
2. Williams Uchemba:
This recently married actor is also a model, comedian, social media influencer and TV personality. He is a graduate of International Relations from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and he is from Abia State in the South Eastern part of Nigeria.
Williams joined Nollywood in 1997 as a child actor and he has since made a name for himself after featuring in several movies. He is definitely a handsome actor who dresses well every time there is an event or for random photos on his Instagram page.
Having the tag as one of the most fashionable and stylish male celebrities in Nigeria should not come as a surprise because whether on or off the red carpet, Uchemba is known to prove time and time again that he is never caught unfresh.
With his amazing physique, dapper looks, and cool carriage, he definitely turns a lot of heads when he walks into a room. Be it casual, trendy or traditional attires, this actor kills them all effortlessly.
3. Frederick Leonard:
Popular Nollywood actor, Frederick Leonard is also a model and TV personality who is a graduate of Theatre Arts from the University of Lagos. He is from Anambra State in the South Eastern part of Nigeria and he became a part of the Nigerian movie industry in 2011. This dashing actor stormed the movie scene with an apt acting skill and amazing role interpretation, and many soon forgot that he was actually a newbie when he first started.
As far as fashion is concerned, Leonard is a don as well. In fact, he is so fashionable as an actor that he got an endorsement with Diamond Ark Lifestyle, a menswear fashion brand founded by John Uche Jesus – an Indian-based Nigerian fashion designer.
The brand is popular for quality creativity in western suits and shirts, indo western suits and Nigerian ethnic wears, and they deemed Frederick Leonard to be the face of the company after discovering that their styles as brands match perfectly.
Since then, the actor has been exploring all kinds of slim-fit tailoring, classic finishing, colourful fabrics, African and Western aesthetic wears with Diamond Ark Lifestyle, and movie lovers have been able to see a different side of one of their favourite actors. Frederick is definitely an actor with a passion for style and fashion, and we expect him to keep making the fashion game proud.
4. Uti Nwachukwu:
Uti is a popular Nollywood actor, model and TV presenter who attracted stardom after winning the Big Brother Africa All-Star edition years back. He is currently the co-host of Jara, a TV show airing on Africa Magic, and many will know him for flaunting all kinds of suits and attires on every episode alongside Helen Paul.
This actor joined the Nollywood industry in 2011 and he has since featured in various blockbuster movies, flaunting his handsome look and classy wears in many of them. Uti has been a force to reckon with in the fashion world for a while and he is still one of the best-dressed men in the Nigerian entertainment industry.
In fact, in 2016, Uti was featured on Italian Vogue’s list of the best-dressed men in the country, and his style has remained super personal and unique from what his colleagues mostly go for. He is currently a master of rocking brave colours, mixed prints and fitted pieces, and he makes the ladies pay attention whenever he shows up on the red carpet.
According to the ex-reality star, he has never pushed his fashion limits, but he tries to stand out with anything he wears at events. Uti added that he has made it a habit to always risk what everyone else will shy away from and his fashion style will remain that way for a very long time.
5. Alex Ekubo:
You don’t become the first runner-up at the 2010 Mr Nigeria contest if you do not have the fashion blood in you. This is the case for Alex Ekubo, a Nollywood actor, model and TV personality who is known to be a very stylish man.
Alex is sometimes seen rocking a causal T-shirt paired with jeans, but he tends to switch it up whenever the occasion calls for it. He has featured in various Nollywood blockbuster movies and fans never fail to notice his fashion game on the screen.
He is definitely the ladies’ man and many regard him as one of the most fashionable and stylish male celebrities Nigeria will ever produce. While Nigerian style influencers continue to break boundaries with their different art, celebrities like Alex Ekubo are always one to make themselves available to bring out their true beauty.
For an actor who has been very active on the runway, modelling for several fashion brands in various fashion shows, it is no surprise that Alex Ekubo has worked with top fashion brands like Yomi Casual, Khali Kulture, L’Avyanna, and Aro, to seal his membership in Nigeria’s fashion hall of fame.
6. Richard Mofe Damijo (RMD):
RMD is a Nollywood legend, producer and TV personality who has proven that age is no barrier whwn it comes to fashion. His stylish outfit choices over the years at several events have proven that he sure knows how to merge his good looks with good clothes.
RMD is a husband, father and grandfather who keeps looking younger as the years roll by and he is definitely one of the most fashionable and stylish male celebrities our country will ever see. One major reason why RMD made this list is his superb versatility. The actor is popular for delivering the drip in all kinds of outfits, be it streetwear, native wear, casual wear or even office clothing.
He has since modelled for brands like Fresh by Dotun, Vanskere, Yomi Casual to prove his fashion prowess and they have all testified to how RMD kills the look every single time. It is fair to conclude that the actor is not just an absolute talent on movie sets, he is a blessing to the Nigerian fashion industry as well.
7. Gbenro Ajibade:
Gbenro is a Nollywood actor, model, producer and TV personality who was once married to his colleague in the industry, Osas Ighodaro-Ajibade, the mother of his daughter. He is particularly famous for his applaudable performance in the popular TV series, “Tinsel.”
As far as fashion is concerned, Ajibade is definitely a force to reckon with as he is always seen rocking classic casual wears and suit. Gbenro is also known to wear sunglasses from time to time and he is definitely one of the most fashionable and stylish male celebrities that Nigeria can be proud of.
According to the actor, he took to photography and fashion modelling at a very young age and his fashion journey actually began from there, and it led to him doing more than 2 million fashion shows in Nigeria while featuring in about 17 TV commercials, 5 billboards and several other press adverts. Gbenro added that he has worked with top fashion brands like Okunoren Twins, Poisa from Kenya, Kola Kuddus and MAI Atafo.
8. Ramsey Noah:
Featuring in more than 300 movies since he first stormed the Nollywood industry, Ramsey Noah is a top actor, model, producer and TV personality that many have come to respect and adore. He is very popular for playing romantic roles in movies, leading many to refer to him as the lover boy of Nollywood.
However, the game changed and Ramsey Noah changed with it, embracing fashion alongside filmmaking to prove his versatility as a brand. He is now known to be a very stylish actor who definitely has the physique to go with it on red carpets and at all kinds of shows.
Ramsey Noah sure loves to keep fit and wear outfits that make him look like the model and top actor that he is. He is also known to rock traditional outfits from time to time, plus he has even modelled for various Nigerian designers.
In 2018, Ramsey hosted the highly prestigious, Africa Fashion and Cultural Week (AFCW) in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, an event organized in celebration of Equatorial Guinea’s 50 years of independence. The concept of the show was to encourage handicraft, fashion designing and a new market for African designers, and the organizers deemed Ramsey Noah qualified enough to serve as host.