Nigeria is home to millions of people. But not only is this country home to a lot of people, but it also happens to be home to a lot of celebrities. And as you would expect, some of these celebrities have significant wealth than the others. But who exactly are the top 10 richest celebrities in this country? Well, this is why we wrote this article. And in this content, we’d be discussing these guys in detail.
But for those who’d like to know the name of these richest celebrities, before delving into details, here are their names, from the 1st richest to the 10th richest: Wizkid, Davido, Don Jazzy, Funke Akindele, Tiwa Savage, Kate Henshaw, Genevieve Nnaji, 2Face Idibia, Olamide, and Phyno. It is also important to state that we’d also be talking about their net worth.
Top 10 Richest Celebrities In Nigeria 2020 And Their Net Worth
1. Wizkid – $50 million
When it comes to the richest celebrities in Nigeria, there are only a few capable of competing with Wizkid. But even those few who can possibly compete with him, dare not speak to this man anyhow. Wizkid is an incredible music star. He rose from a middle-class family, to become the richest celebrity in Nigeria. The real name of this guy is Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, and he has a net worth of about $50 million.
2. Davido – $40 million
The second-richest celebrity in Nigeria is Davido. This guy may be from a wealthy home, but never should you underestimate him because of that. There are a lot of people who came from wealthy homes but never achieved the height Davido has achieved. In other words, the fact that he came from a wealthy home doesn’t mean he didn’t work hard to earn his money. As of March 2020, the guy has a net worth of about $40 million.
3. Don Jazzy – $35 million
After Wizkid and Davido, the next richest celebrity in Nigeria is Don Jazzy. Don Jazzy is another great man in the music industry. He only sings once in a while, but often handles the things going on behind the scene. The man has been able to use his talent and intelligence to make himself a fortune, and we’re really happy for him. As of the time of writing this article, this man is estimated to worth about $35 million.
4. Funke Akindele – $30 million
Funke Akindele is not only the 4th richest celebrities, this lady also happens to be the richest female celebrity in the country. Funke Akindele is an incredible actress who also rose from almost nothing. If you’ve ever watched a movie acted by this lady, you’d have no reason not to believe she’s an incredible woman. The actress is now stated to be worth about $30 million.
5. Tiwa Savage – $10 million
Tiwa Savage has always been one of the richest celebrities in Nigeria. And we strongly doubt you’d be surprised to find this out. The lady was born on March 5, 1980, into a middle-class family as well. But after deciding to take good advantage of her outstanding singing skills, she positioned herself on the way to success. Tiwa Savage may not be as rich as Funke Akindele or any of the other guys above, but come on, she deserves a lot of credit.
6. Kate Henshaw – $9 million
Hardly would you find a person who has watched Nollywood movies, but hasn’t heard about Kate Henshaw. Kate Henshaw is an amazing Nollywood actress, and she’s been in the movie industry for a very long time. Unlike some other actresses who are majorly known in Nigeria and a few other African countries, Kate Henshaw’s name is all over the globe.
7. Genevieve Nnaji – $9 million
Next on the list of the top 10 richest celebrities, is Genevieve Nnaji. This lady is also an actress you should have heard about. And her wealth is enough to prove how good she is when it comes to acting. A ladylike Genevieve Nnaji is not a person to underestimate, and she ought to be given as much credit as you’d give Funke Akindele and Genevieve Nnaji. As of the time of writing this content, she is stated to have a net worth of about $9 million.
8. 2Face Idibia – $9 million
2Face Idibia may not be among the top 10 richest celebrities in Nigeria. But you should note that this guy has been there before. In fact, when it comes to popularity, he’s far from being one of those you can toss aside. Just like Wizkid and some other guys in this content, 2Face Idibia is a guy with international recognition. He is one of the greatest musicians Nigeria has ever seen, and he has a net worth of about $9 million.
9. Olamide – $7.6 million
Olamide is another great guy. This is one of those guys who need no introduction. Olamide hasn’t been active for up to 2 decades, but his success beats those of many other musicians who arrived before him. The singing skills of this guy is not a thing to be underestimated, and we believe you already know that. As of the time of writing this content, the guy is stated to be worth about $7.6 million.
10. Phyno – $5 million
The 10th position is a position that changes quite often. But as of the time of writing this content, Phyno ranks as the 10th richest celebrity in Nigeria. This guy is also among those with impressive singing skills. And his wealth is enough to show how good he is. Phyno occupies this position with a net worth of about $5 million. We also expect his wealth to grow significantly in a matter of years.
That’s all about the richest celebrities In Nigeria 2020.
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