List of the richest kids in Nigeria 2020. From time to time in every community, there are exceptionally gifted children whose talents, skills and enterprising nature pay off extremely well. These child-stars are immediately catapulted into fame and fortune, sometimes competing with, or even outdoing adults who are in a similar field of endeavor. A shining example is Michael Jackson who was already a star, creating wealth at the age of 5.
Let us now focus our search-light on Nigeria, the West African country which is currently experiencing a boom in the entertainment industry and also has a number of child stars who are already quite financially established, even generating heavier sums than many adults. We do not limit our search to those in the entertainment industry, however, we want to find out who the richest children in Nigeria are.
Top 10 Richest Kids In Nigeria 2020
- 1. Mompha Junior
His real name is Muhammed Lawal Mustapha, and he is the son and heir apparent of famous Nigerian businessman Ismaila Mustapha. Being the heir to a fortune estimated at above $500 million (according to many sources) Mompha Junior is a very rich kid indeed.
2. DJ Young Money:
DJ Young Money is one of the richest kids in Nigeria. The talented 11 years old DJ is already an established presence in the entertainment scene in Nigeria. He makes millions of Naira through different contracts, shows, and performances, even for short appearances. In 2016, he signed a deal with K-Nation Entertainment, as the in-house DJ of the Label. Reportedly, this deal brought the young talent millions of Naira.
3. Ozzy Bosco
Ozzy Bosco is a singer. This child is so popular especially among the early teenage population and his popularity has already transfigured into money. According to experts at estimating other people’s wealth the young boy is worth roughly over 150,000 U.S. dollars. But that is just the beginning for Ozzy Bosco, the boy who was born 11 years ago shows incredible musical talent, and should add maturity to his personality, thus establishing himself even more, and breaking new grounds. He composes most of his own songs by himself, and his stage performances are top-notch. There is no reason why the sky should not be the limit for this kid. We fully expect him to make a money-spinning career for himself and become a top artist.
4. Amarachi Uyanne
Amarachi Uyanne is another extremely talented young Nigerian. She is a dancer who was born in 2004. She is 16 years now, and she hit the jackpot early. For example, she won Nigeria’s Got Talent 2012 show and was awarded a handsome fee of 10 million Naira. That prize money is even more than some artists that have been signed on music labels for more than 3 years have gathered in 3 years or more. She can boast of some other awards, no doubt coming with prize monies of their own. The pretty talented girl continues to develop her talents, and is building quite a repertoire for herself as she continues to participate in numerous shows and runways, making her bank account swell, and making her family proud at the same time.
Her estimated net worth is over 100,000 U.S. dollars. This figure is sure to grow exponentially, as time goes on because she is sure to command a higher fee for her performances as she gains a higher audience and more following.
5. Emmanuella Samuel
Most people just know her as Emmanuella. She is Emmanuella Samuel, a Nigerian comedienne who has risen to fame and stardom at an early age. She started her YouTube skits several years ago, and her videos became extremely popular. She is the main character in Mark Angel Comedy, a comedy group that makes viral comedy videos that are mostly shared on phones. Emmanuella has broken into the movie industry, not only in Nigeria, but her fame has attracted a movie role from Disney. She has signed endorsement deals with notable companies producing consumer goods. She also does stand up comedy with notable consortiums in Nigeria. Her estimated net worth is approximately 25 million Naira, and there is just no stopping Emmanuella.
6. Ify Ufele
Ify Ufele is a promising fashion designer whose skills are said to be astounding. This little girl started showing her passion and talent for creating beautiful fashion designs when she was 7 years old. Today she has already had her designs on display at the New York Fashion Week. Much of her work is inspired by African culture, and she is proud of her African identity. One can even say that she doubles as a social media influencer or at least a motivational tweeter: Ify often posts inspiring messages on her Instagram account. She was recently appointed as a United Nations Junior Ambassador of Peace. She is an anti-bullying activist. She started a non-profit ‘Bullychasers’ which has received a lot of support from the American establishment. She is said to be worth at least 20 million naira.
7. Ahmed StarBoy
Ahmed Starboy is a Nigerian kid rapper and singer. He is 12 years old and loves to rap. This love for rap made him do his own rendition of some popular rap songs by some popular Nigerian musicians, with the result that the spotlight fell on him. Nigerian music big boy Wizkid Ayo Balogun then made him an offer to sign for his music label. As per his contract signing, he received 10 million Naira in cash to begin his career. To whom much is given, much is also expected, so we fully expect Big things from the young Ahmed Starboy whose net worth is currently estimated at around 28,000 U.S. dollars.
8. Segun Wire
Segun Wire came into fame when a video of him went viral. In the video, the child was saying that he wanted to become a Yahoo boy (an internet fraudster) one day in the future. He became a true media sensation in Nigeria soon afterward. Apart from that, he started getting cash donations from many Nigerian celebrities, entrepreneurs, and yes, yahoo boys too. According to some reports his net worth is now in the region of 25,000 U.S. dollars- all for one 5 minutes viral video.
9. Destiny Boy
Destiny Boy is a young Nigerian boy by the name of Afeez Adesina. He is now a famous celebrity by his own right, and came into fame after he covered the song IF (by Davido) and that song was a hit. It became just as popular as the original by Davido, and of course, that got Davido interested in the person behind it. He is now an associated act with Davido’s OBO music label, and that has put some serious money in his pocket. Now, he can boast a net worth of approximately 18,000 U.S. dollars.
10. Marylove Edwards
Marylove Edwards is a young tennis star. She is a girl of impressive talent for her age and has shown that it is not by some fortunate accident that she has risen to fame. She takes part in prestigious tournaments and has won trophies from nearly every Junior Tennis Championship she takes part in. In 2017, she ranked #4 on the list of Nigeria Tennis Federation for women singles, and now she is only 13 years old. Such is her talent! Her net worth is valued at about 15,000 U.S. dollars, and we strongly believe that she has not even begun to rake in money.
These are just a few kids that have been fortunate to come into limelight. Nigeria is blessed with a lot of talent if you look at the number of kids that can perform sports, draw, sing or dance. What the country has always lacked is a government that can put policies in place to ensure youth development.
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