Top 10 Biggest Instagram Influencers in Nigeria (2024)

Nigeria Biggest Instagram Celebrities

Having a massive social media followership in Nigeria can be very rewarding.

Top Instagram Celebrities in Nigeria

Instagram is one of the social media platforms highly used by celebrities in Nigeria.

Nigerian celebrities often compete on trying to garner huge followers on Instagram.

Having high Instagram followers has some advantages, apart from commercial merits such as brand endorsement and promotional exercises, it is one of the ways of accessing celebrities popularity in Nigeria.

Most of Nigerian’s biggest celebrities are active on Instagram.

Apart from sharing of videos, pictures and thoughts, Instagram give fans the chance have an idea of activities of their favorite celebrities behind close doors.

In this post, we will provided the list of biggest and most popular Instagram celebrities in Nigeria.

These are celebrity with highest followers on Instagram in Nigeria.

They can as well be referred to as the biggest Instagram Influencers in Nigeria.

Most Followed Nigeria’s Celebrities on Instagram

Nigeria has numerous celebrities and popular personalities in different field’s.

Some of Nigeria’s celebrities with biggest fans on Instagram are in fields of music, movies, sports and comedy.

This top Instagram celebrities in Nigeria are also top Instagram earners.

As a result of their command of huge followers on the social media platform, their worth for endorsing brands on the social media are considered very high and very effective.

To many, Instagram celebrities in Nigeria with highest followers are the most highest paid Instagram Influencers in Nigeria.

Below is the list of highest paid Instagram Influencers in Nigeria.

One may ask, how much are celebrities or people paid for Instagram adverts in Nigeria.

Instagram influencing is very rewarding economically.

Most young people are always online, hence companies targets these people by promoting their products and services on these sites using people’s favorite celebrities.

Instagram Influencers in Nigeria earn as high as $200 per sponsored post.

List of biggest Instagram Celebrities in Nigeria.


Davido with a mammoth 20 million followers is the biggest Instagram celebrity and Instagram Influencer in Nigeria.

He is ranked second biggest Instagram celebrity in Africa and 53rd in the world.

According a reliable online daily newspaper, Davido earns around $128,300 per sponsored post on Instagram.

This makes him the richest Instagram celebrity in Nigeria.

Yemi Alade

The African Mama, Yemi Alade is ranked second biggest and most popular Instagram celebrity in Nigeria with Instagram fan base of over 14 million followers.

She is also the third highest followed celebrity in Africa and comes 67th in the global chart of highest followed celebrity.

Yemi’s estimated Instagram earning according to our reliable source stood at around $88,000.

Funke Akindele

Funke Akindele is the Nigeria’s actress with the highest Instagram followers.

The talented actress and movie producer has an overwhelming 13+ million Instagram followers.

Thus making her third biggest Instagram celebrity in Nigeria.

Reports has it that she earn $83,000 for sponsored posts in Instagram.

Tiwa Savage

The Nigerian music queen, Tiwa Savage comes 4th in our list of top biggest Instagram celebrities.

She has over 12 million Instagram followers and earn over $70,000 on sponsored post on Instagram in Nigeria.


Nigeria’s top afrobeat singer, Wizkid is also among the biggest celebrities with the biggest followers on Instagram.

The award winning singer has over 12 million Instagram followers and earns around $77,000 on Instagram brand endorsements in Nigeria.

Mercy Johnson Okogie

The multi talented actress, Mercy Johnson, is a top followed actress on Instagram.

She is one of the highest followed celebrities on Instagram with over 10 million active followers.

The curvy actress is estimated to earn a whooping $65,000 on Instagram sponsored commercials.

Mercy Aigbe

Another top Nigerian nollywood actress making the list of highest followed celebrities on Instagram in Nigeria is Mercy Aigbe.

She has Instagram followers totalling around 9 million.

She earns around $63000 on Instagram paid posts in Nigeria.

This makes her one of the highest paid Instagram bloggers in Nigeria.

Adesua Etomi

Adesua Etomi is one of the most followed celebrities on Instagram in Nigeria.

The beautiful actress boost of over 4 million Instagram followers.

She is adjudged to earn around $26000 on Instagram blogging in Nigeria through sponsored posts.

Toke Makinwa

Top female on the air personality, Toke Makinwa is one of the biggest Instagram celebrities in Nigeria.

The OAP has an Instagram followers in the region of around 4.5 million.

The female celebrity is estimated to earn around $18000 from Instagram sponsored commercials and blogging.

Bisola Aiyeola

Former BB Naija super star with a mammoth of over 3 million Instagram followers is one of the highest followed celebrities on Instagram in Nigeria.

Bisola who is also an actress is estimated to earn around $19000 from Instagram sponsored posts.


The Author

Emmanuel Igwenagu

Igwenagu Emmanuel is the founder of Nigerian Informer. He holds B.A, M.Sc in Mass Communication. He is a Communication researcher and 112 emergency help line dispatcher.

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