Today is the birthday of the actor Gideon Eche-Okeke.

The tall Nollywood man appeared first on national TV when he took part in Big Brother (Nigeria). From the on he moved into acting.

His role as Phillip Ade-Williams on the MNET soap opera Tinsel helped him to be one of the new generation of Nollywood actors.

The actor was trained at The Lee Strasberg Theatre And Film Institute New York. The new father has just gotten his first tattoo.

Okeke is in Hollywood, Los Angeles along with several other Nigerian actors are undergoing film training at the Relativity summer workshop.

Today is also the birthday of HKN artiste B-Red. His real names are Adebayo Adeleke. His brother is the upcoming act Shina Rambo, and his cousin is the pop superstar Davido.

Upcoming rapper Eclipse is also having his birthday today. The rapper is signed to AbOriginal Records, and is one of the Nigeria's most promising rappers.