The entertainment industry is no doubt the most profitable industry in the Nigerian entrepreneur world breeding rich celebrities with millions of dollars as net worth. Their success comes from mouthwatering deals with top companies and brands, shows and performances, collaborations, and more.
The kind of lifestyle these people live is second to none and this is a result of the lucrative and profitable nature of the industry.
You can, however, find most of these celebrities in the music, comedy, and Nollywood sections of the entertainment industry.
Below are therefore the list of the Top Richest Celebrities in Nigeria 2021.
The Starboy himself top the list of the richest celebrity in Nigeria’s entertainment industry for 2020. Wizkid has over the years grown to become one of the youngest and finest entertainers in the African music industry.
The Starboy entertainment industry CEO has numerous hits songs to his name and he has endorsement deals with the major companies in the country. His deal with MTN, Glo, and Pepsi has been rumored to be worth N50 million. Plus, his net worth according to Forbes is estimated to be $50 million.
Wizkid’s close rival and friend, David Adeleke is the second richest celebrity in the whole of Nigeria. According to Forbes, Davido is ranked as the most popular and youngest artist on the black continent.
With his hits songs and award-winning singles, OBO had a net worth of $40 million after his “30 billion dollars” concert where he scooped home #500 million.
The Mavin crew owner and producer, Don Jazzy is the third richest entertainer in Nigeria. With his finishing hands, he has produced the best artist in the last decade.
The likes of Reekado Banks, Korede Bello, Tiwa Savage, and co. He charges nothing less than N500, 000 to produce a single beat. He’s currently an ambassador for Loya milk with Forbes estimating his net worth to $35 million.
Funke Jennifer as she’s popularly known and called. She is the richest female entertainer in Nigeria and the 4th in the country entirely. She has overthrown the likes of Kate Henshaw, Genevieve Nnaji, and Tonto Dikeh due to her multimillion dollars endorsement deal.
The Irokotv ambassador and Jennifer’s diary creator is an award-winning actress and she was once rumored to be on the list of Marvel’s new movie, “Infinity wars”, characters list before it was replaced with that of Genevieve. Forbes believes her to worth $30 million.
The Eminado crooner and Mavin record artist, Tiwa Savage is ranked by Forbes as the wealthiest female musician in Nigeria. She is a singer, songwriter, and stage performer. She has a lot of achievements in her name.
Tiwa is a single mother and she has won several awards both locally and internationally. Rumor has it that she’s in a secret affair with Wizkid but she claimed they’re only friends with benefits. She’s, however, having a net worth of about $10 million currently.