Top 10 Nigerian Celebrities Who Died Before The Age Of 40, No 1 On The List Will Surprise You


It was indeed another dim moment for the Nigerian entertainment industry when the death of budding actress, Bisi Komolafe occurred.

The pretty actress who was a product of Lagos State University died on December 31, 2012 at the University Teaching Hospital, Ibadan as a result of pregnancy-related complications. She died at the age of 27.

She was buried on January 4, 2013[10] in Ibadan.


Nelson Gold was a Nollywood budding actor with a promising future.

According to reports, the fast-rising actor and graduate of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, slumped at a movie location in Enugu and was rushed to the hospital, he remained in a coma until he passed on 15th June 2018.

Nelson died ten days after he celebrated his birthday, which was 5th of June 2018. He was buried at his hometown in Enugu State.

Nelson was a talented Nigerian actor and screen writer who broke into Nollywood after playing a lead role in a movie titled “Black Child”, where he stared alongside top notch actors.

The Movie Black Child launched Nelson into the mainstream after being produced in Nigeria by JP Nwanganga.

It made Nollywood producers to nickname Nelson the “Nollywood’s Mad Actor” following the mind blowing performance he displayed in the movie.

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