Full list of high profile Nollywood celebrity deaths in 2017

We regret to highlight the full list of high profile Nollywood celebrity deaths in 2017. mystatenews look back to reflect the shocking death that rocked the Nollywood Nigeria Film industry. we look back to morn the actors and actress that died in 2017. The Nollywood industry has some of their active members who lost their lives in the course of the year 2017. Yoruba version of Nollywood lost some its famous members in 2017. mystatenews has the Full list of high profile Nollywood celebrity deaths in 2017.

High profile Nollywood celebrity deaths in 2017

We cannot forget those actors and actress that died in 2017. They have gone but their legacies live on thanks to their numerous memorable movie roles and productions. We still enjoy the movies they left behind. Check the full list of high profile Nollywood celebrity deaths in 2017 below.

Moji Olaiya

high profile nollywood celebrity deaths in 2017
high profile nollywood celebrity deaths in 2017

It was a great shocked when the death of the popular Yoruba actress Moji Olaiya was announced. The Nollywood lost a star. She was aged 42 years. Moji Oliya died from the complication of child birth. She is the most painful among the death recorded in 2017. Moji Olaiya died in Canada. She was born in 1975, to a highlife music legend, Victor Olaiya.

Olumide Bakare

high profile nollywood celebrity deaths in 2017
high profile nollywood celebrity deaths in 2017

The legendary Nollywood Yoruba actor Olumide Bakare was one of the shocking death recorded in 2017. The veteran actor died after suffered a long ailment. He died from low blood pressure. Olumide Bakare will be greatly miss in Nollywood industry. Olumide Bakare is among the full list of high profile Nollywood celebrity deaths in 2017.

Obi Madubogwu

high profile nollywood celebrity deaths in 2017

This is another shocking death in Nollywood industry in 2017. Obi Madubogwu died og chronic diabetic sore. The actor was known for his lead roles in movies such as ‘Passion of my blood’, ‘Mothers-in-Law’, The King of Musanga’ amongst others.

Modupe Oyekunle

high profile nollywood celebrity deaths in 2017
high profile nollywood celebrity deaths in 2017

The Nollywood actress Modupe Oyekunle died after complication from childbirth. She died after giving birth to her third child, a baby girl and Her baby survived. She was a member of Igi Aloye caucus in Abeokuta, which produced the likes of Odunlade Adekola.

Adeshina Adesanya

Adeshina Adesanya popularly known as Pastor Ajidara is among the list of high profile Nollywood celebrity deaths in 2017. Pastor Ajidara was a popuplar Yoruba actor and it was a great lost to Yoruba industry. Adesanya died as a result of kidney failure. 

Pa Adebayo Faleti

This was the only celebrated death in year 2017. Pa Adebayo Faleti was oldest dead recorded in 2017. He died at the age of 86 years. Adebayo Falete was a broadcaster, poet and writer, full of talent. the pioneer of Yoruba movie industry. Check the detail Here

Toyin Majekodunmi

high profile nollywood celebrity deaths in 2017

Toyin Majekodunmi death was the first death recorded in 2017. She was popularly known as Iya Kike in Yoruba movie. Toyin Majekodunmi married to a fellow actor, Solomon Majekodunmi  aka ‘Baba Kekere’, the news of her death was shared by actress and movie producer, Bimbo Success.

 Friday Ugwu

The Nollywood actor Friday Ugwu popular Okaka De Don from accident through fatal accident along along Lagos – Badagry Express road in Ojo. Check the details here

Okwy Chukwujekwu

Okwy Chukwujekwu is among the Nollywood actors that died in 2017. He is known for his comedy deposition and he is such a funny actor. Check the detail Here

Some names are still missing add them in a comment box below. May their souls rest in perfect peace..

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