Nigeria’s celebrities have mastered the art of multiple income streams. and their big deals are earning them big bucks. From their chosen profession, be it singing or acting, then branching out to other ventures and those lucrative endorsement deals, they’re making it rain.
And it’s exciting to see that there are several female entertainers who are also making the big buck
Naija’s top musician is also the richest celebrity in the country, with Forbes magazine estimating his wealth at $20 million.
Wizkid, whose real name is Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, is signed to the EME record label, where his songs and music is raking in the money and topping the charts.
One of the most exciting artists from the past ten years is Davido. Even though he was born into money (his father is the billionaire Deji Adeleke), he made his own money as an award-winning artist.
He is worth an estimated $16 million. Not only does he make his money from his music (his 30 billion dollar concert earned him N500 million), but he also has several businesses and investments.
The first lady of Mavin Records is also the wealthiest female musician in Nigeria. Tiwa Savage is an award-winning artist, who also owns her own entertainment company, 323 Entertainment.
Her endorsement deals are worth millions of dollars and her net worth is estimated at more than $4 million.
The Nollywood actress, most popularly known for her role in Jenifa, is the top earning Yoruba actress in Nigeria.
With more than 50 acting credits to her name, she is a household name.