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20 Nigerian Celebrities Who Are The Most Followed On Instagram

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Social media is another yardstick in measuring the success of a celebrity in this modern dispensation which explains the frenzy over ‘followers’ on social media platforms as at today.

After critical research,presents this list of the 20 most followed Nigerian celebrities on Instagram.

1. Davido: 5.2 Million Followers

Davido, DMW frontline act, is currently Nigeria’s most followed celebrity on Instagram, with five million followers.

2. Wizkid: 4.2 Million Followers

Wizkid’s real name is Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun. He is also a Nigerian recording artist, songwriter, performer, the owner of Star Boy label, which houses music artists, such as:- Mr Eazi, and R2Bees

3. Funke Akindele: 3.9 Million Followers

4. Tiwa Savage: 3.8 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.

5. Don Jazzy: 3.5 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: 3.2 Million Followers

Peter Okoye is one of the Nigerian musical duo of identical twin brothers with the stage name P-Square.

7. Patoranking:- 3.2 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: 3.1 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. Chidinma – 2.8 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.

10. Yemi Alade – 2.8 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”

11. Korede Bello: 2.7 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.

12. Basketmouth: 2.7 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

13. AY Makun: 2.7 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’.

14. Mercy Aigbe: 2.6 Million Followers

Mercy Aigbe is a Nigerian actress, director and businesswoman. She is best known for her Yoruba language movies

15. Tekno (Tekno Miles): 2.6 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

16. Olamide : 2.6 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.

17. Phyno: 2.6 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.

18. Rita Dominic: 2.5 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.

19. Tuface Idibia: 2.5 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. Falz – 2.5 Million Followers

Folarin Falana better known by his stage name Falz is a Nigerian rapper, actor, and songwriter

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  1. Nigerian celebrities

    May 17, 2018 at 11:23 am

    In the real sense of it, social media followers are the new currency and Nigerian Celebrities are getting as much as they can.

    Best believe, him with the largest followers base is the most influential and that is real power in today’s world.

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