Celebrities who are known for their hard work and their zeal to get the whole fans and followers entertained, they also at the same time try to acquire wealth for themselves.
These Artist and actresses do not only make money from their work but they have endorsement deals to be thankful of, collaborations and their brand worth. See the list of the ten richest celebrities in Nigeria below:
P-Square who are now separated were rated as the richest celebrity in Nigeria. Peter and Paul Okoye were also rated the richest twins in Africa, The twins had a great endorsement deal during their time together.
P-Square endorsement deals and investments with the likes of their properties in Nigeria and U.S and some other places is said to be worth #400 million.
The Singers are said to have rake in a lot of cash from live performances and music sales, with their CD sales since 2005 estimated at some 14 million units moved.
2. 2Face Idibia
2face was formerly rated as the richest musician in Nigeria in the year 2015 before the twins singers took him out of the first richest celebrities.
2baba was a member of the former Plantashun boys which had the likes of “Face” and “Black Face” as singers in the group too.
The singer’s net worth is rated to be estimated at #600 million and he has endorsements deals with Airtel and top Nigerian firms.
3. Genevieve Nnaji
Genevieve is known to be one of the top actress in the the movie industry and known for her selections in movie roles. The actress is one of the highest earners in the Nollywood industry.
The actress makes more from endorsements alone than anyone else on the list of richest Nigeria celebrities. Genevieve has had deals with the likes of Lux, Cintrion Energy Drink, Polo, Amstel Malta and MUD Cosmetics.
Nnaji owns her own clothing line called St Genevieve and in the year 2013 the actress bought a house worth #220 million at parkview estate in ikoyi.
D’Banj is a well known singer as far as the music industry is, the artist in the year 2011 got himself a deal under Kanye West G.O.O.D. Music which had it stakes in reality Tv show, nightclubs, food products and Mobile phone networks.
The singer had hit tracks while in the same record label with the likes of Don Jazzy, Wande coal, D’prince and he has not stopped to give his fans his best.
He has various endorsement deals and has made a lot of moneys from the sales of his music album.
5. Don Jazzy
Michael Collins Ajereh, better known as Don Jazzy, is a Nigerian record producer, singer, songwriter, and entrepreneur. He co-founded the now defunct record label Mo’ Hits Records in 2004
After the break up of the Mo’ Hits Records Don Jazzy decided to start his own record label and he called the label Mavin which has the likes of Korede Bello, Tiwa Savage and Reekado Banks has members.
The Mavin boss owns a N100 million home in Lagos, and is believed to own more than N50 million worth of luxury cars.
David Adedeji Adeleke, better known by his stage name Davido, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and record producer. His 2011 single “Dami Duro” was well-received throughout Nigeria.
Davido rose fast in the music industry with the influence and name of his rich father in the country, The star who is also called “Omo Baba Olowo” is known to wear expensive jewelleries.
The singer of recent got a brand new 2018 Bentley for himself and also a gold ring to complete the new ride bought. He came out in the year 2017 that he made the sum of 500 million from his #30 billion concert.
7. Banky W
Oluwabankole Wellington, known under the stage name Banky W, and credited in film as Banky Wellington, is a Nigerian singer, rapper and actor.
Banky W makes a lot of his money from his performances, and he is said to charge between N2.4 million ($15,800) and N3 million ($19,000) per gig and regularly plays three to four times a week.
The singer has some top brand deals like Samsung, Coca Cola, Mtn and more others.
Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun (born 16 July 1990), known professionally as Wizkid (sometimes stylised as WizKid), is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. He started recording music at age 11 and managed to release a collaborative album with the Glorious Five, a group he and a couple of his church friends formed.
The super star singer is well respected in the music industry with the awards he has won and the ones he got nominated for.
The artist is known for his deal with MTN, Pepsi and a deal with Guinness, Wizkid owns a house worth #150 million in lekki and charges #3 million to #6 million per show.
9. kate henshaw
Kate Henshaw, also credited as Kate Henshaw-Nuttall, is a Nigerian actress. In 2008 she won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role.
The popular Nollywood actress is reported to own three buildings and various other properties around Nigeria.
The actress is a Glo ambassador and the face of food-seasoning company Onga. She recently contested for an Honourable member for Akwa Ibom State house, although she lost at the primaries.
It is no longer news that in 2016, Iyanya signed a record deal with Mavin Records after he parted ways with Made Men Music Group which he co-owned with Ubi Franklin, leading fans to anticipate a wave of new music. But what seems to be news is that one year after he joined Mavin records label he decided to join another record label.
The singer who is from Cross River is a proud owner of a N30 million Aston Martin has a N60 million worth of deal with MTN.