Forbes Magazine's '30 Under 30': Meet The Nigerians On The List!

Forbes Magazine has released it's '30 Under 30' list of inspiring individuals for 2016, who were chosen from different fields and we are proud to announce that amongst them are very inspiring Nigerians; John Boyega, Kelechi Anyadiegwu, Zim Ugochukwu and Angelica Nwandu. 23 year-old Hollywood actor, John Boyega holds the number 1 spot for the 30 in the Hollywood and entertainment industry.  Others on the list includes; Bryshere Gray of  the series "Empire", Zendaya, Emilia Clarke, Jewel Burkes, Gavin Armstrong and other achievers from various industries across the world.

Get to read all about them below;

John Boyega

John Boyega, 23

John Boyega, 23, is a British actor best known for his role in the 2015 film Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Boyega who was born in...

Peckham, London to Nigerian parents rose to fame in the United Kingdom for his role of Moses in the 2011 sci-fi comedy film Attack the Block before attaining international recognition for his work as Finn in the seventh film of the Star Wars series.

Other movies he is well known for include historical fiction drama film Half of a Yellow Sun (2013), four episodes of the television series 24: Live Another Day and the drama Imperial Dreams (both 2014).

Kelechi Anyadiegwu

<b>Kelechi Anyadiegwu</b>, Founder of, which is disrupting the $50 ...

Kelechi is a Nigerian-American entrepreneur, who founded ZUVAA, an online platform for merchants across the world to sell their African inspired fashion items. Her company was inspired out of her frustration of not being able to find African inspired clothing and accessories.

Angelica Nwandu

Angelica, 25, is the Founder of the gossip platform, The Shade Room, which the New York Times recently dubbed “the TMZ of Instagram.” The site, which was initially published anonymously only on Instagram, currently boasts 2.5 million followers and pulls in an additional 100,000 followers every 10 days.

Zim Ugochukwu

Zim Ugochukwu - Travel Noire

Zim Ugochukwu, 27, is the founder of which was launched in 2013 after struggling to find images of young black travelers like herself on Instagram. The site now boasts a highly engaged social media audience with over180,000 Instagram followers. Travel Noire TV. Ugochukwu is at the forefront of what is being called the Black Travel Movement.

We are very proud of you guys!!!


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