Nigerian Celebrities With Most Followers On Instagram
Nowadays, the social media is another means of measuring the success of a celebrity in this modern time which explains the trend over ‘followers’ on social media platforms as at today. After Nigerianews.net had carried out some critical research on each celebrity’s Instagram profile, we present to you this list of Nigerian Celebrities With Most Followers On Instagram.
1. Davido: 5.2 Million Followers
David Adedeji Adeleke (born November 21, 1992), better known by his stage name Davido, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and record producer. His 2011 single “Dami Duro” was well-received throughout Nigeria. Along with his elder brother Adewale Adeleke, Davido is the co-owner of HKN Music (a record label home to Sina Rambo, B. Red and DeeKay). He has produced songs for Naeto C, Skales, Tiwa Savage and Sauce Kid. In April 2012, he signed an endorsement deal with MTN Nigeria. On October 23 2013, Davido partnered with Guinness Nigeria for the “Guinness World of More” concert.
2. Wizkid: 4.9 Million Followers
Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun (born 16 July 1990), known professionally as Wizkid (sometimes stylised as WizKid), is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. He started recording music at age 11 and managed to release a collaborative album with the Glorious Five, a group he and a couple of his church friends formed.
3. Tiwa Savage: 4.5 Million Followers
Tiwatope Savage-Balogun better known by her stage name Tiwa Savage, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, performer under Mavins label, and an actress.
4. Funke Akindele: 4.5 Million Followers
Akindele Olufunke Ayotunde (popularly known as Funke Akindele, born August 24, 1977, in Ikorodu, Lagos State, Nigeria) is a Nigerian actress. She entered the limelight after starring in the popular United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)-sponsored sitcom I Need to Know, which ran from 1998 to 2002.
5. Don Jazzy: 4 Million Followers
Michael Collins Ajereh known as Don Jazzy, is a Nigerian record producer, singer-songwriter and musician. He has been the chief executive officer of Mo’ Hits Records and is the current chief executive officer of Mavin Records.
6. Peter Okoye: 3.7 Million Followers
Peter Okoye is one of the Nigerian musical duo of identical twin brothers with the stage name P-Square.
7. Patoranking: 3.6 Million Followers
Patrick Nnaemeka Okorie, better known by his stage name Patoranking, is a Nigerian reggae-dancehall singer and songwriter born and raised in Ijegun- Egba, Lagos State Nigeria.
8. Genevieve Nnaji: 3.6 Million Followers
Genevieve Nnaji is a Nigerian actress and singer. In 2011, she was honoured as a Member of the Order of the Federal Republic by the Nigerian government for her contribution to Nollywood. And, she’s currently working on her big Nollywood movie “Lion’s heart”.
9. Yemi Alade – 3.5 Million Followers
Yemi Eberechi Alade, simply known as Yemi Alade, is a Nigerian Afropop singer and songwriter. She gained prominence after winning the Peak Talent Show in 2009, and is best known for her hit single “Johnny”.
10. Chidinma – 3.4 Million Followers
Chidinma Ekile, popularly known by her stage name Chidinma, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. In 2010, she rose to stardom after winning the third season of Project Fame West Africa.
11. Tekno (Tekno Miles): 3.3 Million Followers
Augustine Miles Kelechi popularly known by his stage name Tekno Miles or Tekno, is a Nigerian singer-songwriter, producer, performer and dancer. He is a descent of Ebonyi state. He was born in Bauchi, Bauchi State, Nigeria.
12. AY Makun: 3.2 Million Followers
Ayo Makun is a multi-award-winning Nigerian actor, comedian, radio and T.V presenter, actor, writer, director and MC. Born on August 19. He hails from Ifon, Ose local government in Ondo State but prefers to be known as a ‘Warri boy’.
13. Olamide : 3.1 Million Followers
Olamide Adedeji, known by his stage name Olamide but popularly called Olamide Baddo, is a Nigerian hip hop recording artist from Bariga, Lagos State. He records mostly in Yoruba, his native tongue.
14. Mercy Aigbe: 3.1 Million Followers
Mercy Aigbe is a Nigerian actress, director and businesswoman. She is best known for her Yoruba language movies.
15. Basketmouth: 3 Million Followers
Bright Okpocha, better known by his stage name Basketmouth is a Nigerian comedian and actor. He has organized popular stand-up comedy concerts like Basketmouth Uncensored across the globe.
16. Korede Bello: 3 Million Followers
Korede Bello is a Nigerian singer and songwriter currently signed to Mavin Records. He is best known for his hit single “Godwin”, a semi-gospel and pop song which topped many music charts in Nigeria.
17. Falz – 2.9 Million Followers
Folarin Falana better known by his stage name Falz a.k.a “Falzthebahdguy” is a multi-talented Nigerian rapper, actor, and songwriter.
18. Phyno: 2.9 Million Followers
Chibuzor Nelson Azubuike, better known by his stage name Phyno, is a Nigerian rapper, singer, songwriter and record producer. He started his musical career as a producer in 2003. He is renowned for rapping in the Igbo language.
19. Tuface Idibia: 2.8 Million Followers
Innocent Ujah Idibia, better known by his stage name 2face Idibia, or 2Baba, is a Nigerian singer-songwriter, record producer and entrepreneur. He officially discontinued the use of the name Tuface and selected 2baba or Tu-baba as his stage name.
20. Rita Dominic: 2.8 Million followers
Rita Uchenna Nkem Dominic Waturuocha is a Nigerian actress. In 2012 she won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role.
Download DJ Tunex ft Wizkid Gbese
Dj Tunez has a new hit out, featuring the Starboy himself and its titled ‘gbese’.
Fresh off the December 2018, ‘ Turn Up ‘ opposite Reekado Banks, Wizkid and the DJ Tunez ( who is most well known for the hit with Wande Coal, ‘ Iskaba ‘) drops this one.
It’s a song that sees Wizkid striving with his verses to satisfy an anonymous lady.
this vibe is produced by Blaqjerzee and was released on 20th may, 2019 as part of the songs on the Dj’s TBA album.
DJ Tunez featuring Wizkid
Title – Gbese
How Much YCEE receives per show
Ycee whose real name Oludemilade Martin Alejo is arguably the “jagaban” of the new school rappers in Nigeria and if you’re wondering how he coined his stage name. well the initials YC represents ‘Young Carter’ which is the name he adopted when he started his career.
Born on the 29th of January 1993 to a modest extended family in Festac town, lagos. the 24 year is a versatile and creative artiste who started from the very bottom but today he’s worth about $1.5 million.
the “Juice” crooner forayed into music back in 2012 but prior to that, he used to do covers of popular songs on his brother’s laptop. he got lucky when a friend played some of his covers for the Tinny entertainment boss who was looking to sign new and creative artistes, hence the beginning of his music career.
The rapper took a break from music because of his studies but then returned in 2015 with back to back hits like “Condo” and “Jagaban” which shot him to fame as Olamide asked to be featured on a remix of the song.
In 2017 his first studio album “the first wave” was released to wide acclaim as it got him awards and nominations which include, best music video of the year at the Nigerian Entertainment award, Revelation of the year at the MTV African Music award and many more.
Ycee was formerly signed onto Tinny entertainment but has now founded his own imprint, “ANBT” which is an abbreviation for his famous adlib, ‘ain’t nobody badder than’. he endorsement deals which include, Budweiser king stitch deal and Henessey to name a few.
Ycee currently charges around N1 million for a show.
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