A few celebrities only ring a bell when their melody goes ahead the radio or when we see their face sprinkled on the TV screen. In any case, on the other hand there are different big names that continue giving us amusement even outside the sets and outside the studios.
These big names give us motivations to discover them via social media and tail them effectively in light of the fact that their quality there is similarly engaging.
Here is a rundown of the most followed Nigerian celebrities on all the social media platforms combined. So truly, on this rundown we have; the most followed Nigerian celebrities on all the social media platforms combined.
10. Omotola Jelade Ekeinde: 7.5M Followers
Since her Nollywood film debut in 1995, the main on-screen character has showed up in 300 movies, moving a great many video duplicates. In the wake of accepting various prominent honors, propelling a music profession, and hoarding a lucky fan base, the press has worshipped the Screen Nation “Best Actress” as the “African Magic”.
She is the first celebrity to get more than 1 million likes on her Facebook page. She right now has an aggregate of 3 million followers on Facebook. Beyond her show business accomplishments, she is also applauded for her remarkable humanitarian efforts. Omotola is one of the pioneers of the video film era of Nigerian cinema, becoming the most watched actress in Africa.
09. Mercy Johnson: 8M Followers
Mercy Johnson-Okojie hails from Okene in Kogi State. Conceived in Lagos to a former naval officer, Mr Daniel Johnson and Mrs Elizabeth Johnson, she is the fourth kid in a group of seven. She started her primary education in Calabar. Her dad, being a naval officer, was later exchanged to Lagos State where she proceeded with her training at a Nigerian Navy Primary School. She went to a Rivers State Secondary School for her auxiliary training notwithstanding the Nigerian Navy Secondary School in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
08. Tonto Dikeh: 8M Followers
Tonto Dikeh is a Nigerian actress, singer, and philanthropist. Dikeh hails from Rivers State and is from Ikwerre, a subgroup of the Igbo tribe. She highlighted in a Nollywood movie titled Dirty Secret which produced debate among Nigerians in light of the fact that the movie contained various grown-up scenes which at then was quite alien in the Nigerian movie industry. While some condemned her job for being untraditional and un-African, others said that Dikeh was simply being proficient.
07. Genevieve Nnaji: 8.4M Followers
Genevieve is a Nigerian actress, filmmaker and director. She won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role in 2005, making her the first actress to win the award. In 2011, she was honoured as a Member of the Order of the Federal Republic by the Nigerian government for her commitment to Nollywood.
06. Don Jazzy: 8.9M Followers
He is a Nigerian record label owner, music producer, artist, musician, and business visionary. He helped to establish the now old record name Mo’ Hits Records in 2004. Following the closure of the aforementioned record label, Don Jazzy set up Mavin Records on May 8, 2012. Nnaji was conceived in Mbaise, Imo State, Nigeria however experienced childhood in Lagos, the fourth of eight youngsters and was raised in a white collar class condition.
Her dad filled in as a designer and her mom as a nursery teacher. She went to Methodist Girls College (Yaba, Lagos), before moving into the University of Lagos where she graduated with a four year certification in inventive expressions. While at the college, she started trying out for acting employments in Nollywood.
05. Basketmouth: 9M Followers
Basketmouth is a Nigerian comedian and performer. He has organized popular stand-up comedy concerts like Basketmouth Uncensored across the globe.
04. AY: 9.6M Followers
A.Y, is a Nollywood actor, comedian, radio and TV presenter. Conceived on August 19, he hails from Ifon, Ose local government in Ondo State. He is the host of the A.Y live shows and A.Y comedy skits. His first film, 30 Days in Atlanta was created by him and coordinated by Robert O. Peters. He was made a U.N Peace Ambassador in 2009 in the wake of winning six honors in 2008. He is the CEO of Corporate World Entertainment Nigeria.
03. Tiwa Savage: 10M Followers
Tiwa Savage, is a Nigerian vocalist, lyricist, entertainer and performing artist. She currently has a songwriting deal with Sony/ATV Music Publishing. Savage marked a recording contract with Mavin Records in 2012. Savage additionally signed a management and publishing deal with Roc Nation in June 2016, which she later confirmed via Instagram.
02. Wizkid: 12.3M Followers
Nigerian pro pop star, Wizkid approaches as the second most followed Nigerian celebrity on social media with an instructing 12.3 million followers.
01. Davido: 15.7M Followers
Nigerian music sensation, Davido is the most followed Nigerian celebrity on social media with a mammoth 15.7 million devotees across all handles.