However, in this article we shall be highlighting the top 5 richest Nigeria celebrities from top to bottom according to Forbes rating 2018.
1. Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun
Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun is the top on the list as ranked by Forbes as the richest celebrity 2018 in the music industry. He is mostly known as wizkid or starboy amongst fans. He started his music career under the tutelage of Banky W record label EME. His songs is the most listen to in Nigeria and beyond.
- He is the Owner/Chairman of Starboy music record
- Brand ambassadors for Mtn, Glo and Pepsi. His deal with MTN is rumored to worth about N50million.
- His net worth with Forbes ranking is $50million.
Davido as popularly known is rated second among Nigerian celebrities. He is the most famous youngest artiste in Africa and toppled the likes of P-square and D'Banj. Davido is worth $40million according to Forbes. Among his awards winning is the Mobo award, the Headies award 2018 Artiste of the year, Bet award for Best International Act 2018.
3. Michael Collins Ajereh
Worthy of mentioning is popular entertainer Don Jazzy. He is the richest music producer and owner of Marvin record label. Don Jazzy charges about N500,000 to produce beats for songs. He has other investments apart from music. He is a brand ambassador for Loyal milk which worth millions of Naira.
His net worth is $35million with fleet of cars in his possession.
4. Funke Akindele
Funke Akindele alias Jennifa is said to be the richest female celebrity in Nigeria as of now. She has
dethroned the like of Genevieve Nnaji, Kate Henshaw for her various mouth watering deals. She is currently a brand ambassador for Irokotv.
She was married to Kehinde Oloyede for a year before she eventually married the music star Abdul Rasheed Bellon popularly known as JJC. She is said to worth $30million.
5. Tiwatope Savage-BalogunTiwa Savage as popularly known is a Nigerian singer, performer, songwriter and an actress. She is ranked to worth $10million for the year 2018. She is signed under Marvin records. Among her achievements are MTV Africa Music award, 2-Headies awards, Channel O Music Video award, Nigeria Music Video award.