Richest Celebrities in Nigeria & Net Worth (2023)

Nigeria is home to some of the richest celebrities in Africa.

Richest celebrities in Nigeria

Nigeria’s richest celebrities cuts across different fields of entertainment and social life.

From our findings, the list of Nigeria’s richest celebrities is dominated by Nigerian top musicians.

The major criteria for ranking of richest celebrities in Nigeria in this list is their overall net worth which includes both money in cash, investments,assets and properties.

It is obvious that the list of top richest celebrities in Nigeria will be made up of Nigeria’s biggest celebrities.

These are some people we also refer as “A” list celebrities and socialites in Nigeria.

So, in this article, you will discover the wealthiest celebrities in Nigeria and their net worth.

Net Worth of Most Richest Celebrities in Nigeria

Below is the ratings of Nigeria’s richest celebrities and how much these Nigeria’s richest celebrities are worth according to Forbes.

Davido – N2.5 Billion

Top Nigeria afrobeat singer, David Adeleke known by his stage name Davido is rated the richest celebrity in Nigeria with net worth of about N2.5 billion.

Davido since the emergence in Nigeria music scene late 2000 has raked in millions of naira both in record sales, music shows and endorsements.

The Nigeria’s richest musician is the son of top billionaire from Osun state.

Davido also owns properties at some of the most luxurious estates in Lagos, Nigeria as well as in USA.

Davido is not just one of the richest musicians in Nigeria but as well on the continent of Africa.

He leads the list of richest celebrities in Nigeria currently. He is also a board member in his father’s multiple billion dollars company.

Obi Cubana – N2 Billion

Nigeria’s socialite, Obinna Iyiegbu also known as Obi Cubana is one of the top richest celebrities in Nigeria.

The socialite is heavily invested in hospitality and tourism.

He is the king of night life in Nigeria. Obi Cubana’s net worth is about N2 Billion which cement the kind hearted socialite place in top Nigeria’s richest celebrities list.

He also owns some beverages and alcoholic brands in Nigeria which is doing well in the market.

He is currently the most popular socialite in Nigeria.

WizKid – N2 Billion

Another top Nigeria’s musician who is also ranked in the list of top richest celebrities in Nigeria is Ayo Balogun popularly known by his stage name, WizKid.

The talented singer is currently regarded as the biggest musician in Nigeria.

Since his breakthrough album Superstar under EME, WizKid has gone forward to become one of the biggest Africa’s hip hop music artists.

He made a fortune from record sales, music shows, endorsement and entertainments shows.

Wizkid owns properties worth millions in Nigeria’ s choicest places in Lagos and Abuja.

Wizkid net worth which earned him a place in the Nigeria’s richest celebrities list is N2 billion.

Don Jazzy – N800 Million

Nigeria’s legendary music producer and singer, Don Baba J as regularly called is estimated to worth a whopping N800 million which puts him in the list of richest celebrities in Nigeria.

Don Jazzy is rated the richest and biggest music producer in Nigeria and is the CEO of Mavin Records.

The veteran music producer have been active in Nigeria’s music industry since late 90s.

Burna Boy – N500 Million

Burna Boy is another top Nigeria’s music superstar who is in the list of richest celebrities in Nigeria.

Burna Boy is estimated to worth over N500 million both in cash and assets.

He is currently one of Nigeria’ music star with biggest international recognition.

E-Money – N600 Million

Another socialite and music record CEO who is highly ranked among top 10 richest and wealthiest celebrities is Emeka Okonkwo, mostly recognised by his nickname, E-Money.

The chairman of 5star music is a highly invested businessman who is also into entertainment.

He is also the CEO of Emy Cargo, which is one of the biggest clearing and forwarding firms in Lagos Nigeria.

The estimate net worth of E- Money is about N600 million.

The socialite is ever present in top entertainment shows and carnivals in Nigeria.

P-Sqaure – N500 Million

The Nigeria’s twin music superstars, P-Sqaure is widely regarded as one of the richest celebrities in Nigeria with an estimate net worth of N500 million.

The Anambra native celebrities were born and raised in Jos Nigeria.

However, through their musical career and talent, the afrobeat singers have won numerous endorsement deals and have acquired so much wealth through music shows and record sales.

They are one of the richest musicians in Nigeria as well as Nigeria’s top richest celebrities.

Genevieve Nnaji – N450 Million

Genevieve Nnaji is one of the richest celebrities in Nigeria and by extension, she is the richest actress in Nigeria.

Genevieve who can be termed veteran in Nigeria movie industry,Nollywood is heavily invested in real estate in top Nigeria cities of Lagos and Abuja.

She has as well bagged numerous lucrative endorsement deals during her glittering acting career. Genevieve Nnaji is estimated to worth about N450 million.

AY – N500 Million

Top Nigeria’s comedian cum actor, AY is popularly seen as one of the richest celebrities in Nigeria.

The top celebrity is multi talented. He is estimated to worth about N500 million which keeps him up in the list of wealthiest celebrities in Nigeria.

AY is a stand up comedian, actor and show host. His show, AY live is one of the biggest entertainment and comedy shows in Nigeria.

AY is also swimming in lucrative endorsement deals such as Coleman cable endorsement deal etc.

Tuface – N450 Million

Nigeria’s legendary music super star Innocent Idibia known by his stage name, Tuface or Tubaba is estimated to worth about N450 million which makes him one of the richest celebrities in Nigeria.

The talented singer is one of the biggest and most popular music brand in Nigeria.

Tuface is happily married with children. He has properties in Lagos luxurious neighborhoods.

Hennessy is one of the latest brands to be endorsed by the musician in a lucrative deal.


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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