Saturday, 6 October 2018

Top 10 Richest Celebrities In Nigeria 2018

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With an estimated population of 200 million people and also the most populous black nation on earth,being one of the richest  celebrity in Nigeria is actually a very big deal.
In this post we will take a look at the current top 10 richest celebrities in Nigeria this year 2018.

Some years ago Nigerian celebrities like Psquare and Inyanya made the list,this year some new celebrities entered our countdown while others fell off the list.
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As we already know,Nigerian celebrities make money from shows,endorsements,iTunes,personal businesses Etc
Let's quickly take a look at the top 10 richest celebrities in Nigeria in no particular order.

 Top 10 Richest Celebrities In Nigeria 2018: Forbes Est

1. Don Jazzy

Born Michael Collins Ajereh and popularly known as Don Jazzy is a Nigerian record producer, singer, songwriter, and entrepreneur,he is the CEO of Mavins records,a very successful recording label that has popular Nigerian artists such as Korede Bello, Tiwa Savage and Reekado Banks as the front gunners.
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Don Jazzy is rated as one of the richest celebrities in Nigeria.

Some of his endorsements include Loya milk worth up to N50 Million and MTN (N25 million).

The Abia state music producer also has cars estimated to be worth up to N50 million and a N100 million home in Lagos.

2. Genevieve Nnaji


Genevieve Nnaji is rated as one of the richest Nollywood actress in Nigeria and definitely one of the richest celebrities in Nigeria,the Imo state born actress has bagged a lot of endorsement deals including brands such as Lux, Cintrion Energy Drink,Range Rover Evoque,9mobile, Polo, Amstel 
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Malta and MUD Cosmetics which is worth millions of Naira.
According to sources the Etisalat deal (now 9mobile) made the actress N100 million richer,her deal with Polo is in the region of N70 million,while the Cintron drink deal allegedly got her N50 million.

She also owns a mansion value to be worth N220 million at parkview estate in ikoyi.
She also owns her own clothing line called St Genevieve

3. Davido

Born David Adedeji Adeleke and popularly known as Davido is one of the most popular celebrity in Nigeria. He is also a member of the wealthy Adeleke family.
He is rated as one of the richest celebrities in Nigeria,some of his endorsement include N30 million MTN Pulse deal,Guinness Nigeria Etc

The singer who broke into the Nigerian music industry has been going strong ever since,last year he bought a brand new 2018 Bentley and also a gold ring.
He also made half a million from his 30 billion concert that was held in December 2017.


4. Wizkid


The Lead City University drop out is definitely one of the richest celebrities in Nigeria with a very strong fan base. He is also rated as one of the richest in Nigeria.
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Some of his endorsements include a deal with Glo,Pepsi deal estimated to worth about $350,000,he also has a deal with Guinness.
Apart from all these he also has a house worth N150 million in lekki.


5. D’Banj

The Kokomaster is still one of the richest celebrities in Nigeria,he might not be one of the hottest musicians in Nigeria  but D’Banj is definitely a very savvy business man.

Apart from the foreign record deal he signed with Kanye West's G.O.O.D. Music which had it stakes in reality Tv show, 
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nightcl*bs, food products and Mobile phone networks he also has a lot of endorsements that generate cash such as the endorsement deal with Slot mobile phone.

6. 2Face Idibia

Oldie but Goldie, Tuface has found a way to still be relevant even when majority of his contemporaries has fallen off,he is definitely one of the richest celebrities in Nigeria,some of his endorsement deals include Airtel and some other Nigerian firms.

7. Banky W

Wizkid’s former boss was born Oluwabankole Wellington,he is popularly known as Banky W,he is rated as one of the richest celebrities in Nigeria.

Banky W has endorsements with popular brands such as Samsung,Coca Cola,Mtn,he also charges more than one million Naira per show.

8. Funke Akindele


Popular female actress Funke Akindele who is popular for her comic roles in Nollywood is rated as one of the richest celebrities in Nigeria.
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Her endorsement includes a N20 million deal with Vita Foam and some other endorsement deals with Globacom, Jobberman,Qlichy,Klin detergent,Lagos Inland Revenue Service and OMO which is worth millions of Naira.

See Also: Top 10 Current Richest Musicians In Nigeria



9.Tiwa Savage

Mavin's first lady is also rated as one of the richest celebrities in Nigeria,some of her popular endorsement includes an MTN and Pepsi deal worth millions.

10. Linda Ikeji

She is rated as being the richest celebrity in Nigeria,

not often do we see bloggers making it to the list of richest celebrities in Nigeria,but that's not the case with Linda Ikeji.
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The Media Mogul and personally one of my favorite celebrities is definitely among the top 3 richest celebrities in Nigeria. With a banana island mansion worth hundreds of millions of Naira and a blog that generates more than 20 million Naira every four weeks,she is definitely one of the richest celebrities in Nigeria.

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