The Guinness World Records has had Nigeria in its pages a few times. First , Nigeria got into the Book of World Records for having the biggest football jersey in the world. Some Nigerian celebrities have put Nigeria on the map by making it into the Guinness Book of World Records for music and movies which is amazing. We present a list of Nigerian celebrities who have smashed world records in different fields.
1. Kafayat ‘Kaffy’ Shafau Ameh
36-year-old Kaffy smashed the Guinness World Record for Longest Dance Party in 2006 at the Nokia Silverbird Danceathon. The mother of 2 who is the number one choreographer in Nigeria owns the Imagneto Dance company and also serves as a fitness coach, dance instructor and events planner. Kaffy shot into the limelight after debuting on Ruggedman’s Baraje video becoming the toast of music video sets. She has worked with Ciara and was also the dance instructor on MTN musical singing competition Project Fame up until 2015.
2. Ayo ‘AY’ Makun
AY Makun’s debut movie production flick-30 Days in Atlanta, earned him a coveted spot on our list. The 2014 hit comedy raked about N182 million at the box office sealing its place as the highest grossing Nollywood movie. The movie was officially recognized by the 2017 Guinness World Records as one of the films with the highest domestic gross in the territories of Bollywood, Nollywood and Hollywood. 30 Days in Atlanta became the first Nollywood movie to be featured in that category.