Instagram is the home for all celebrities in the world. Virtually all celebrities all over the world have Instagram accounts. Most of them use Instagram to promote new music, display expensive jewelries, and keep up with the rest of the world socially. Nigerian Celebrities are not left behind. We will look at the Top 10 Most Followed Nigerian Celebrities On Instagram.
So, which Nigerian celebrities made the Top 10 Most Followed Nigerian Celebrities On Instagram? It would likely surprise you when you see those who made the list and those who didn’t make the list. Celebrities like Tekno, Phyno and Olamide didn’t make the top 10. So, which Nigerian artiste made the list and who is the most popular online?
Top 10 Most Followed Nigerian Celebrities On Instagram
We will start from the first down to the last (10th) person.
1. DAVIDO (5.8 Million)
Firstly, the most popular Nigerian celebrity on Instagram is Davido he has 5.8million followers. Davido has a very active social media personality, with constant displays of him in designers or with expensive jewelries. A recent video of him dancing the viral shaku-shaku has crossed 1million views.
2. WIZKID (4.6 Million)
Second on the list is Wizkid. The talented musical artist comes second with 4.6million followers. However, his Instagram posts are mostly post pictures promoting his shows and upcoming events. This may explain why Davido is way ahead of him.
3. FUNKE AKINDELE (4.2 Million)
4. TIWA SAVAGE (4.1 Million)
The 4th and 2nd female on the list is beautiful and attractive Tiwa Savage. She has 4.1 million followers. Her amazing voice and beautiful personality is appreciated by all. She is signed to Don Jazzy’s Mavin Records were she is the lead singer top artist in the label. Also, she has once sang backup for famous pop singer Beyoncé.
5. DON JAZZY (3.8 Million)
Popular and wealthy producer and CEO of Mavin Records, Don Jazzy comes next with 3.8million followers on Instagram. He is seen as a pioneer of record label owners in Nigeria. Although he rarely sings, he plays backup for his artists and is one the best producers Nigeria has seen.
6. MR Peter (PSQUARE- 3.5 Million)
Peter Okoye of the P-Square, who is also known as Mr. P comes at the 6th position with 3.5million followers. The older of the famed P Square twins is seen to be more popular than his younger brother.
7. PATORANKING (3.4 Million)
The 7th of the Top 10 Most Followed Nigerian Celebrities On Instagram is Patoranking. The famous reggae artist has a total of 3.4million followers on Instagram. Although he started very poor, known to be a rat seller, he excelled through music and became rich. His amazing personality also contributed to the success of his career in music.
8. GENEVIEVE NNAJI (3.3 Million)
The Nigerian movie diva, Genevieve Nnaji comes 8th with 3.3m followers. She is a pioneer actress in Nigeria, coming into the limelight at a very tender age.
9. YEMI ALADE (3.2 Million)
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 (3.1 Million)
Finally, 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.
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