Davido is huge on Instagram he has more Instagram followers than the likes of Usher and Da Baby; then on this list, there is Wizkid, Tiwa Savage.
Unlike other platforms, these celebrities use the photo-friendliness the app provides to amass a huge following, making huge brands and potential business partners contact celebrities and influencers to strike deals with them.
This listicle shows the five highest Nigerian Instagram earners derived by the official Hopper HQ Instagram Richlist 2021.
Sensational singer, Davido, with a huge following of 20,408,979 with a cost per post worth $128,300(N52,805,714.00) is ranked the highest-paid Nigerian celebrity and 53rd globally.
Singer, Yemi Alade, with 14,461,667 million followers is the second most paid female singer in Nigeria. third in Africa and 67 globally. She is said to make an estimated $88,100 as an Instagram celebrity per sponsored post.
3. Funke Akindele-Bello
Nigerian comic actress, Funke Akindele tops her colleagues Toyin Abraham, Mercy Aigbe and others to rank 70th position on the list of highest-paid Nigerian on 2021 Instagram’s rich list. According to Hopper HQ, Funke Akindele’s Instagram account, which has over 13 million followers, has a cost per post worth (N34,408,088.00).
Funke Akiindele is the only Nigerian actress that made it to the list of highest-paid Nigerian on Instagram list.
4. Tiwa Savage
Tiwa Savage grabs the sixth position with over 12,717,301 million followers and is ranked 74 globally, fifth in Africa and fourth in Nigeria.
Grammy award-winning singer, Wizkid with 12,599,343 million followers, is estimated $77,000 as an Instagram celebrity per sponsored post and ranked 79 globally, seventh in Africa and fifth in Nigeria.