6 Nigerian actresses who converted to Islam from Christianity
Several Nollywood actresses have converted to Islam from Christianity. These actresses do this for a variety of reasons, and they’ve also taken on new identities.
1. Funke Akindele
Funke Akindele turned to Islam after marrying Alhaji Kehinde Almaroof Oloyede. Nikkai married Funke Akindele on May 24, 2012, since Oloyede is Muslim. Khadijat became her new name.
2. Lizzy Anjorin
Elizabeth Anjorin, often known as Lizzy Anjorin, is a well-known Nollywood actress. She grew up in a Christian home, as her name implies, but she found consolation in Islam.
She came forward in 2013 to state unequivocally that she was a Muslim, and soon after, she travelled to Mecca for the Hajj. Her condition is unusual because her mother is Muslim, according to her.
Her Muslim names are Sekinat and Aishat, while Rufaidat is her daughter’s Muslim name.
3. Fathia Balogun
Fathia Balogun, an actress, was born into a Roman Catholic household. She eventually converted to Islam and took the Muslim name Fatia after embracing the beliefs of cherubim and seraphine before marrying actor Said Balogon. Atesin Se Adinni has the title of Islamic Sheikh.
4. Mercy Aigbe
The other most recent addition to the list is a mother of two who recently married a new partner. Mercy Aigbe married Kazim Adeoti in a private wedding. Since the marriage was announced, Macy has flaunted her new husband, who is alleged to be married to another woman. Maisie Aigbe, like her husband, turned to Islam and took the Arabic name Minna.
5. Mo Bimpe
After married late last year, the wife of Nollywood star Latif Dimeji converted to Islam. The actress was a committed Christian before marrying a Muslim actor, who converted her to Islam. Adedimeji revealed her Muslim name as Rahmatullah in a post where he swore love to his girlfriend.
6. Laide Bakare
Laide Bakare was a Christian until she divorced her Christian husband and began seeing Alhaji Tunde Oriwo, well known as ATM. After marrying him and becoming his other wife, Ryder was forced to convert to Islam. Ryder has a gold tooth that she proudly displays to everyone