10 Richest Celebrities in Nigeria 2024 & Their Net Worth
TOP TEN RICHEST CELEBRITY IN NIGERIA 2024
In our previous posts, we listed the top actors in Nigeria and their net worth. This time, we are going to list the current richest celebrities in Nigeria at the moment who through their performances and popularity has seen their fortune skyrocket due to endorsement deals, assets, collaborations and their brand worth.
These top biggest earners in the Nigerian entertainment industry isn’t limited to the male gender alone as top richest actresses in Nigeria like Genevieve Nnnaji and Kate Henshaw made the list.
Also, the likes of popular Nigerian musicians like Davido, Burna boy and Wizkid aka Starboy made the list of celebrities who are rich in Nigeria for 2023.
In this post, we list out the 10 richest celebrities in Nigeria and their net worth in no particular order.
1. DAVIDO NET WORTH ₦700 MILLION
Davido whose real name is David Adeleke remains Nigeria’s richest celebrity after he recently shared out a donation of ₦250 million he got as gift from his friends and fans alike. Although, Davido is a popular music artiste in the country, he is also the son of one of Nigeria’s billionaire, Dr. Adedeji Adeleke. He owns the DMW record label or the 30BG where many other artist like Peruzzi are signed into. Davido has properties and investments scattered around the country and even abroad. He is also a global brand ambassador to many brands too many to mention. Looking at his rich lifestyle, he owns exotic cars and even a big mansion. He still remains one of the most loved celebrity in Nigeria today.
2. STARBOY/WIZKID NET WORTH ₦600 MILLION
Just like Davido, Wizkid aka Starboy is also a popular musician in the country who is rated as the second richest music celebrity in Nigeria this 2024. There is always the argument as to who is richest between Davido and Wizkid? The truth is that both celebrities are extremely wealthy, but Davido has an edge due to the fact that he is the son of a billionaire. Wizkid on the other hand is more popular on the international scene than Davido. He is also a brand ambassador to many top brands and has featured in so many songs written and sang by International musicians. Starboy was even nominated for the grammy awards alongside Burna and Tiwa savage. He owns various properties and cars worth millions of Naira.
The baby-faced artiste’s has some major deals with MTN, Pepsi, and a deal with Guinness. He owns a N150 million home in Lekki, and has a few high-end cars, which he likely pays for with the N3 million to N6 million he charges per concert. He recently revealed things he wished for on social media which were studio time with Beyonce, Rihanna and Nicki Minaj and a private jet encrusted with gold. We hope Wizkid gets his wishes.
3. P-SQUARE NET WORTH ₦500 MILLION
Nigerian twins, P-square were one of the richest musicians in Nigeria in 2018. The twin stars Peter and Paul Okoye are also the richest twins in Africa currently. Over the years, their songs have been rated among the top 100 reigning African songs of the decade. Although the duo separated, they have re-united and they still command wealth as their assets and businesses plus the money they still make from their various music ensures that they can never be poor.
P-square endorsement deals and investments (including properties in the U.S. and elsewhere, a Lagos mansion worth some ₦100 million, a fleet of cars. It was rumoured that they owned a private jet which wasn’t true. They also make a lot of cash from live performances and music sales, with their CD sales estimated at some 15 million units sold.
4. TUFACE IDIBIA NET WORTH ₦450 MILLION
TuBaba is a popular music celebrity and was listed among the best performing artistes in the country for a decade. He was among the popular Plantashun Boyz before they split and went solo. Today, he is the richest solo entertainer in Nigeria among his peers. Tu Face net worth is estimated at ₦450 million. He also has endorsements deals with top Nigerian firms like Guinness and Airtel. He is married to Annie Idibia and has various children with various women.
5. GENEVIEVE NNAJI NET WORTH ₦550 MILLION
Although, she has not been seen on screen for some time, it may surprise you to know that Genevieve Nnaji holds the record of the Nigerian richest celebrity with the highest endorsement deals. Deals with brands like Amstel Malta, Lux, Polo, Etisalat, e.t.c has seen her earn her spot among Nollywood’s highest earners. She bought a ₦220 million mansion in Ikoyi Lagos and also owns a clothing line, St Genevieve.
6. BURNA BOY NET WORTH ₦550 MILLION
He is also known as the “Oluwa Burna”. He recently won a grammy to his credit and has many songs topping the charts. This popular celebrity has made money and has many exotic cars and investments home and abroad. He is also Nigerian celebrity with his style compared to that of Fela. He has various endorsement deals and also makes money from his music album sales.
7. DON JAZZY NET WORTH ₦500 MILLION
Don Jazzy is currently the richest music producer in Nigeria and the CEO of Mavin Records. One of his popular hit songs is ‘Overdose’ is one of the latest songs in Nigeria. His home is said to be worth ₦100 million and it is rumoured that he owns cars worth more than ₦50 million.
8. TIWA SAVAGE NET WORTH ₦400 MILLION
Tiwa savage makes most of her money from her performances, where she charges between ₦2.4 million ($15,800) and ₦3 million ($19,000) per gig and regularly plays three to four times a week. She’s also a brand ambassador for Nigerian telecom giant MTN, and was featured in Coca Cola-Nigeria’s World Cup theme song and Microsoft’s Anti-cyber Crime Initiative. She was also among Mavins Music, one of the top record labels in Nigeria.
9. KATE HENSHAW NET WORTH ₦350 MILLION
Also on the list of wealthy Nigerian celebrities is popular Nollywood actress, Kate Henshaw. She is reported to own three buildings and various other properties around Nigeria. She is a Glo ambassador and the face of food-seasoning company Onga. She recently ventured into politics where she contested for an Honourable member for Akwa Ibom State house, although she lost at the primaries we are hopeful she will try again.
10. OBI CUBANA NET WORTH ₦800 MILLION
Last on the list of top 10 richest celebrities in Nigeria 2024 is Obi Cubana. He is currently one of the most influential youth, entertainer, philanthropist, and entrepreneur in Nigeria. He ranks among the wealthiest celebrities as he has chain of business that ensures that he never grows poor again. It is said that he is one of the wealthiest Igbo men in the country with a net worth estimated to be around ₦800 million as of 2023.
Others are Olamide, Davido, Kizz Daniels and Asake