HERE ARE TOP TEN RICHEST CELEBRITY IN NIGERIA 2022
TOP TEN RICHEST CELEBRITY IN NIGERIA 2022. In this article shedrach uzogazie will brief you about the richest cerebrity in nigeria 2022
In our previous posts, we listed the top actors in Nigeria and their net worth. This time, we are going to list the current richest celebrities in Nigeria at the moment who through their performances and popularity has seen their fortune skyrocket due to endorsement deals, assets, collaborations and their brand worth.
These top biggest earners in the Nigerian entertainment industry isn’t limited to the male gender alone as top richest actresses in Nigeria like Genevieve Nnnaji and Kate Henshaw made the list.
Also, the likes of popular Nigerian musicians like Davido, Burna boy and Wizkid aka Starboy made the list of celebrities who are rich in Nigeria for 2022.
In this post, we list out the 10 richest celebrities in Nigeria and their net worth in no particular order.
1. DAVIDO NET WORTH ₦700 MILLION
Davido whose real name is David Adeleke remains Nigeria’s richest celebrity after he recently shared out a donation of ₦250 million he got as gift from his friends and fans alike. Although, Davido is a popular music artiste in the country, he is also the son of one of Nigeria’s billionaire, Dr. Adedeji Adeleke. He owns the DMW record label or the 30BG where many other artist like Peruzzi are signed into. Davido has properties and investments scattered around the country and even abroad. He is also a global brand ambassador to many brands too many to mention. Looking at his rich lifestyle, he owns exotic cars and even a big mansion. He still remains one of the most loved celebrity in Nigeria today.
2. STARBOY/WIZKID NET WORTH ₦600 MILLION
Just like Davido, Wizkid aka Starboy is also a popular musician in the country who is rated as the second richest music celebrity in Nigeria this 2022. There is always the argument as to who is richest between Davido and Wizkid? The truth is that both celebrities are extremely wealthy, but Davido has an edge due to the fact that he is the son of a billionaire. Wizkid on the other hand is more popular on the international scene than Davido. He is also a brand ambassador to many top brands and has featured in so many songs written and sang by International musicians. Starboy was even nominated for the grammy awards alongside Burna and Tiwa savage. He owns various properties and cars worth millions of Naira.
The baby-faced artiste’s has some major deals with MTN, Pepsi, and a deal with Guinness. He owns a N150 million home in Lekki, and has a few high-end cars, which he likely pays for with the N3 million to N6 million he charges per concert. He recently revealed things he wished for on social media which were studio time with Beyonce, Rihanna and Nicki Minaj and a private jet encrusted with gold. We hope Wizkid gets his wishes.
3. P-SQUARE NET WORTH ₦500 MILLION
Nigerian twins, P-square were one of the richest musicians in Nigeria in 2018. The twin stars Peter and Paul Okoye are also the richest twins in Africa currently. Over the years, their songs have been rated among the top 100 reigning African songs of the decade. Although the duo splited, they have re-united and they still command wealth as their assets and businesses plus the money they still make from their various music ensures that they can never be poor.
P-square endorsement deals and investments (including properties in the U.S. and elsewhere, a Lagos mansion worth some ₦100 million, a fleet of cars. It was rumoured that they owned a private jet which wasn’t true. They also make a lot of cash from live performances and music sales, with their CD sales estimated at some 15 million units sold.
4. TUFACE IDIBIA NET WORTH ₦450 MILLION
TuBaba is a popular music celebrity and was listed among the best performing artistes in the country for a decade. He was among the popular Plantashun Boyz before they split and went solo. Today, he is the richest solo entertainer in Nigeria among his peers. Tu Face net worth is estimated at ₦450 million. He also has endorsements deals with top Nigerian firms like Guinness and Airtel. He is married to Annie Idibia and has various children with various women.
5. GENEVIEVE NNAJI NET WORTH ₦550 MILLION
Although, she has not been seen on screen for some time, it may surprise you to know that Genevieve Nnaji holds the record of the Nigerian richest celebrity with the highest endorsement deals. Deals with brands like Amstel Malta, Lux, Polo, Etisalat, e.t.c has seen her earn her spot among Nollywood’s highest earners. She bought a ₦220 million mansion in Ikoyi Lagos and also owns a clothing line, St Genevieve.
6. BURNA BOY NET WORTH ₦550 MILLION
He is also known as the “Oluwa Burna”. He recently won a grammy to his credit and has many songs topping the charts. This popular celebrity has made money and has many exotic cars and investments home and abroad. He is also Nigerian celebrity with his style compared to that of Fela. He has various endorsement deals and also makes money from his music album sales.
7. DON JAZZY NET WORTH ₦500 MILLION
Don Jazzy is currently the richest music producer in Nigeria and the CEO of Mavin Records. One of his popular hit songs is ‘Dorobucci’ is one of the latest songs in Nigeria. His home is said to be worth ₦100 million and it is rumoured that he owns cars worth more than ₦50 million.
8. BANKY W NET WORTH ₦400 MILLION
Banky W makes most of his money from his performances, where he charges between ₦2.4 million ($15,800) and ₦3 million ($19,000) per gig and regularly plays three to four times a week. He’s also a brand ambassador for Nigerian telecom giant MTN, and was featured in Coca Cola-Nigeria’s World Cup theme song and Microsoft’s Anti-cyber Crime Initiative. He’s also CEO of EME Music, one of the former top record labels in Nigeria.
9. KATE HENSHAW NET WORTH ₦350 MILLION
Also on the list of wealthy Nigerian celebrities is popular Nollywood actress, Kate Henshaw. She is reported to own three buildings and various other properties around Nigeria. She is a Glo ambassador and the face of food-seasoning company Onga. She recently ventured into politics where she contested for an Honourable member for Akwa Ibom State house, although she lost at the primaries we are hopeful she will try again.
10. OBI CUBANA NET WORTH ₦800 MILLION
Last on the list of top 10 richest celebrities in Nigeria 2022 is Obi Cubana. He is currently one of the most influential youth, entertainer, philantropist, and entrepreneur in Nigeria. He ranks among the wealthiest celebrities as he has chain of business that ensures that he never grows poor again. It is said that he is one of the wealthiest Igbo men in the country with a net worth estimated to be around ₦800 Million as of 2022.
Others are Olamide, Davido, Don Jazzy and Tiwa Savage
LET TALK ABOUT THERE GRAMMY WININGS AND AWARDS
Davido On Elevating Nigerian Culture, New Music & What He’ll Teach His Son About Being Black In America
David Adedeji Adeleke—a.k.a Davido—was on his way to becoming a rapper until one Christmas, everything changed when he decided to travel to his parents’ home country of Nigeria.
Davido, who also runs his own label, undoubtly is expanding Afrobeats’ reach, yet that arguably is not the most interesting thing about the artist who went to college at the young age of 15 before his music career took off. Now, as he works on his next album A Better Time, the artist is finding himself in an elevated place in his life. “I feel like I’ve been in a better space. So you’re going to see a lot of growth on this album,” he said.
Burna Boy Wins Best Global Music Album For ‘Twice As Tall’ | 2021 GRAMMY Awards Show
Burna Boy won Best Global Music Album for Twice As Tall at the Premiere Ceremony of the 63rd GRAMMY Awards. This marks his first career GRAMMY win. They are the first winner of the recently renamed category, formerly known as Best World Music Album. Watch his heart-warming acceptance speech below, given in English and Yoruba.
Nigerian musician, Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun who is known in music circles as Wizkid has bagged two awards as nominations list for the 2022 Grammy Awards is released.
The 64th Annual Grammy Awards ceremony is will take place on January 31, 2022.
This comes after he became the most decorated Afrobeats artiste of all time after he won three awards at the 2021 edition of the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA).
The event was held on Sunday, November 21 in Lagos, and the ESSENCE hitmaker won the Artiste of the Year, Song of the Year, and Collaboration of the Year awards.
After the win, his fans have taken to social media to eulogize him. Check some of the reactions below;
@barbiemichice – Congrats @wizkidayo for winning best collaboration of year #AFRIMA2021 come let’s collab Wizkid Zany faceSee-no-evil monkey nobody has to know, Wizkid Fc!!! We’ve got so many brag rights
@timlexx – Na nonsense dem do. We deserve that album of the year. Na nonsense una do
@Catchy_Owo – And it’s a hat trick for the one and only @wizkidayo at the #AFRIMA2021 award night ….. Bragging rights no fit leave us alone for this camp ,FC for life
@Modernizguy – Congratulations to @wizkidayo On his Hatrick of Awards at the just concluded #AFRIMA2021