13. Adepero Oduye
American actress Adepero Oduye is not the most popular Nigerian-American actress on this list but she featured in 12 Years A Slave. She also played Alike in Pariah (2011) TV series, Law & Orderamongst others. She has received several awards, including a nomination for Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead.
14. Sophie Okonedo
Born to a Nigerian father and a Jewish mother, Sophie Okonedo is a British actress and singer. She has played in such great movies as ‘Æon Flux‘, ‘Mrs. Mandela’, ‘Skin’ and many more.