Viral Celebrities that died before the second half of 2017

Celebrities that died before the second half of 2017


These celebrities are remembered for the legacies they left behind.

The Nigerian entertainment industry is not only known for the great number of achievements, but also for a great number of losses. The death of these Nigerian celebrities shook the industry as at the time each of their demise occurred.

Doronize presents to you all the celebrities so far, that died before the second half of the Year.

Toyin Majekodunmi

Toyin also called Iya Kike, whose husband is also an actor was the first death incident that was recorded this year in the industry. Before she launched into her movie career, she worked with the Lagos State Ministry of Information for many years. . she died on 2nd of January 2017 at age 61.

Prince James Uche

Veteran actor, Prince James died after a protracted battle with diabetes and kidney ailment. He had been ill for eight years kidney transplant and eye surgery high blood pressure, diabetes and kidney failure. He gave up the ghost two days after he was supposed to travel to India for surgery.

Adesina Adesanya

Pastor Ajidara’ battled a kidney failure condition and passed away days after it was revealed that he was sick. Adesanya acted in movies such as: “Agbeku abela” (2009) and “Ologbo Iya Ijebu” (2007).

Olumide Bakare

Bakare, a veteran actor in the Nigerian film industry died April 22, 2017. He died after having prolonged battle with a respiratory disorder. Bakare is a force to reckon in the industry.

Moji Olaiya

Nollywood actress, Moji is the more recent actor that died this year, just two months after she gave birth to her daughter in Canada. She suffered from cardiac arrest which later led to her death.

Eric Arubayi Jnr.

West African Idol star and Nigerian gospel artiste, Late Eric Arubayi died on Saturday, February 11, 2017, at the Delta State University Teaching Hospital after battling an illness.

Royhillz Edozie

Royhills is the CEO of Lagos Fashion Awards and Most Beautiful Girl in Lagos. He was diagnosed with perforated ulcer and was recovering before he relapsed. He died on January 30th and was just 28 years old.

Nengi Finecountry

Nengi is a journalist attached to African Independent Television, who died on Sunday, May 7, 2017.

Modupe Oyekunle

Fast rising Nollywood actress, Modupe, died in May after giving birth to her third child, a baby girl which survived.

Supo Dosunmn

Popular US based show promoter, Supo and CEO of Unique promotions who took Dbanj and Don Jazzy on their first major tour US several years back died on Monday, January 16, 2017 in the United States.

May their souls rest in peace.

source: mediahoarders