In Nigeria, some of our favourite celebrities prior to joining the entertainment industry had other dreams of becoming surgeons and maybe the next scientist to discover the cure for a pandemic.

Somewhere along the line, these guys took a turn away from the lab/theater to our TV screens. Here are five of your favourite celebrities who went from wearing stethoscopes to giving us goosebumps on camera.

1. Kiki Omeli

The beautiful actress has been mesmerising our TV screens over the last few years with her acting talent. There has been no slowing down for Omeli. She is best known for her role as Lovette in the TV series Lekki Wives.

2. Jemima Osunde

Jemima Osunde is a graduate of Physiotherapy from the University of Lagos. [Instagram/KikiOmeli]

One beautiful actress that has won the hearts of a particular set of Nigerians is Jemima Osunde. The Edo state born actress can be described as one of those celebrities without the overzealousness for fame. Her talent speaks more rather than celebrity status. She can be described as the beauty with brains

Osunde became popular when she starred in the popular TV drama series, MTV Shuga [Instsgram/JemimaOsunde] 

A show stopper at the red carpet, Osunde is a graduate of Physiotherapy from the University of Lagos. Osunde became popular when she starred in the popular TV drama series, MTV Shuga.

3. Dr Sid

Sidney Onoriode Esiri popularly known as Dr Sid is first and foremost the son of Nollywood icon, the late Justice Esiri. [Instagram/IamDrSid]