By Helen Dada
This article will list the top wealthy celebrities we have in Nigeria this 2019, their net worth, endorsement deals and assets.
He is known as the most popular and one of the richest celebrity in the country for 2019. He’s a popular artiste in Africa. He has produced many interesting songs, for example; Assurance, one ticket featuring kiss Daniel.
Davido has won different awards and the Mobo award was his highest. He is referred to as OBO which worth $40 million, he also finished a song recently called “30 billion dollar” concert. He is the son of Nigeria billionaire, Deji Adeleke.
- Olamide (File Photo)
He is a rich Nigeria rapper and musician. He owns the popular music label YBNL Nation. He also owns two fueling stations and several landed properties in the country. He is a brand ambassador and businessman who has invested so much in Lagos state.
His net worth in dollar was estimated at $6 million in 2018, and now he deals with top companies which include; Ciroc, Etisalat which worth #80 million and Guinness which worth #80 million.
- Wizkid speaks on comparison with Fela
He is the richest and most popular celebrity in the country for 2019. His music career started under EME record label where he was trained by Banky W. He is the chairman and owner of starboy music record label. So far so good, he has been referred to as Africa’s finest and youngest entertainer. He is the brand ambassador for Glo, MTN and Pepsi which worth #50 million. Wizkid is known to live an expensive lifestyle like Davido.
4. TIWA SAVAGE
Her full name is Tiwatope Savage Balogun, while her stage and social media name is Tiwa Savage. She is born on the 5th of February 1980. She is signed under Mavin record label and has been rated the richest female musician in the country.
Tiwa Savage has won a series of awards which includes; one MTV music award, two headies award, two city people entertainment awards and so on. She is the brand ambassador to Pepsi, Forte oil, MTN, and Maggi, and currently, her net worth is $10 million.
5. FUNKE AKINDELE
Currently, she is the richest female celebrity in the country this 2019. She is also the wealthiest Nigerian actress of Yoruba origin. She is married to Kehinde Oloyede, popularly known as JJC and they both had twins not too long ago.
Funke Akindele has different endorsement deals, and popular among them is being a brand ambassador for IROKOTV. So far so good, she is said to be worth $30 million.
6. GENEVIEVE NNAJI
She is also one of the wealthy Nigeria celebrity, although she has not featured on the screen for some while. She has been ranked the Nigeria richest celebrity with the highest endorsement deal. She deals with Lux, Amstel Malta, and Etisalat. She purchased a mansion in Ikoyi for #220 million and owns a clothing line, ST Genevieve. She has one house in Accra also. Her net worth is $7 million.
7. KATE HENSHAW
Born in Cross River state, Nigeria, The Nigerian actress is a graduate of Medicine from the University of Calabar. She is also listed among the wealthy Nigeria celebrities. She has won several awards including the Africa movie academy award for best actress in a leading role for the film stronger than pain.
She is also an ambassador for Glo, the face of food seasoning, Onga. Her net worth is estimated at $9 million.