The estimated total population of the Yoruba community, South West Nigeria is about 50 million people worldwide.
The Yorubas in some countries are called “Anango”. They are basically found everywhere around the world; NIGERIA🇳🇬, BENIN REPUBLIC 🇧🇯, TOGO 🇹🇬, GHANA 🇬🇭, COTE D ‘VOIRE 🇨🇮, BURKINA FASO 🇧🇫, SIERRA LEONE, CUBA🇨🇺, BRAZIL 🇧🇷, JAMAICA 🇯🇲, TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO🇱🇻, SAINT LUCIA 🇱🇨, HAITI🇭🇹 etc.
World Celebrities who are Yorubas
ISRAEL ADESANYA – Middleweight UFC Champion
ANTHONY JOSHUA – Heavyweight boxing Champion
DAVIDO, WIZKID, OLAMIDE, FIRE BOY, D-BANJ, AG BABY, KISS DANIEL, BURNA BOY, KING FELA KUTI, FALZ, WANDE COAL, TIWA SAVAGE, YEMI ALADE, TEMS, AYRA STARR, SIMI, ASA, etc.
The first African to win the Nobel Prize for Literature, PROF. WOLE SOYINKA
The current President of the AFDB (African Development Bank) MR. AKINWUNMI ADESINA
ASISAT OSHOLA the 5th golden ball and female golden ball of Africa
TOBI AMUSAN a short distance Athlete
TEMS the first African woman to win BET AWARDS
ADENIKE OLARINOYE a woman who won the gold medal in weight lifting, 55kg
FAITH ODUNSI, The 15 year old girl who won the Nobel Prize in Mathematics.