Top 10 Celebrities with over 8 Million followers on Instagram
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Top 10 Celebrities with over 8 Million followers on Instagram

Instagram is one of the most popular and largest social media structures all over the world with over one billion active users. Aside from simply sharing pictures, celebrities use it to interact with their fans, share information, show off to the world what they are up to personally and career-wise. Brands and potential business partners get in touch with celebrities to strike deals through this platform.

David Adedeji Adeleke popularly known as “Davido” or “OBO” (Omo Baba Olowo) is a 27-year-old American-born Nigerian artist and record producer. He is the most followed celebrity on Instagram with 16.9M followers. We all know that he loves to flaunt his wealthy lifestyle. So, if you want to look out for what Davido is up to, what new car has bought, his concerts, day trip with his friends and business partners, lovey-dovey moments with his children and Fiancé. You will get all these updates on his Instagram page. We can describe Davido’s Instagram page as his journal. Some notable endorsement deals: Infinix N350 Million, Pepsi N100 Million.

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E GET Y 📸 @everydaypeoplestories

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Total Post on IG: 4,135

Net Worth(Estimated):  $16 Million

Charge per Show: N10 – N40 Million(Local)

Charge per Show: $100K – $200K(Abroad)

2. Tiwa Savage @tiwasavage

With 11.4 million Followers, Tiwatope Savage Balogun popularly known as “Tiwa Savage” is a 40-year-old Nigerian born female artiste. She is different from other celebrities who have gotten celebrated for sharing their daily routine including that of their family on Instagram, she scarcely gives anybody subtleties of what she is doing. Be that as it may, a few occasions, we get the opportunity to see photographs of her charming child, Jamil Balogun. Tiwa sure knows how to steal our hearts with her sweet soft voice. Some notable endorsement deals: Mega Growth N350 Million, Pepsi N70 Million.

Total Post on IG: 278

Net Worth(Estimated):  $6 Million

Charge per Show: N8 – N10 Million(Local)

Charge per Show: $70K – $100K(Abroad)

3. Yemi Alade @yemialade

Yemi Eberechi Alade known professionally as Yemi Alade and popularly known as “Mama Africa” is a 31-year-old Nigerian born artist. For someone who has consistently avoided controversies, 11.2 million followers on Instagram shows how real and loyal her fans are. Everyone loves Mama Africa. Some notable endorsement deals: Universal Music Africa, UMG France.

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🌍❤💪🏾 Happy #africaday

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Total Post on IG: 5,421

Net Worth(Estimated):  $4 Million

Charge per Show: N3 – N6 Million(Local)

Charge per Show: $70K – $100K(Abroad)

4. Funke Akindele Bello @funkejenifaakindele

With 11.1 million followersAkindele Olufunke Ayotunde popularly known as Funke Akindele“Jenifa” is the fourth most followed celebrity on Instagram. She is a 42-year-old Nigerian actress and producer (Sceneone productions). Funke remains one of the pioneers of Nollywood and She is loved by everyone (young & old) because of her fantastic acting skills and funny skits. Funke’s fan base (Jenifans) continues to rise on Instagram due to her die-hard fans who have remained loyal to her craft. Some notable endorsement deals: Keystone Bank Plc, Dettol  Nigeria.

Total Post on IG: 2,451

Net Worth(Estimated):  $3.5 Million

Charge per Script(Estimated): N600K – N700K

5. Wizkid @wizkidayo

Many individuals would expect Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, popularly known as “Wizkid” or “Star Boy” topping this list. Well, we assume that he isn’t a fan of all these social media craziness. With 10.6 million followers, the 29-year-old Nigerian born singer and songwriter is a reserved guy who believes in doing more and talking less which is evident on his Instagram page as a lot of his activities do not get posted on the gram. Some notable endorsement deals: Pepsi $350K, Globacom N128 Million.

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Morning bliss 🦅

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Total Post on IG: 74

Net Worth(Estimated):  $20 Million

Charge per Show: N25 – N40 Million(Local)

Charge per Show: $130K – $200K(Abroad)

6. Ini Edo @iniedo

The Special Assistant to the Akwa Ibom State Governor on Culture and Tourism, Iniobong Edo Ekim popularly known as “Ini Edo” is a 38-year-old Nigerian Actress with 9.4 million followers. She is considered as one of the hottest Nollywood actress. Ini who appears to be enjoying herself and living her best life at the moment never fails to let us in on what is happening with her as she takes her time to keep her fans updated with pictures and video which she captures beautifully. She definitely knows how to keep her private life out of the gram. Some notable endorsement deals: Globacom, Pedini 

Total Post on IG: 1,505

Net Worth(Estimated):  $2.0 Million

Charge per Script(Estimated): N1.4 million

7. Don Jazzy @donjazzy

Michael Collins Ajereh, popularly known as “Don Jazzy” is a 37-year-old Nigeria born record producer, singer, songwriter, and entrepreneur with 9.1 million followers. The CEO of Mavin Records has different popular artists like Tiwa Savage, Korede Bello, Rema, Ladipoe to mention but a few signed under his record label. Don is known for his act of Kindness which is the reason why a lot of fans camp in his comment section waiting patiently for his giveaways. Some notable endorsement deals: Samsung N110 Million, Loyal Milk N40 Million.

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Stroll back Saturday.

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Total Post on IG: 253

Net Worth(Estimated):  $25 Million

Charge per Track: N1 Million

8. Peter Okoye @peterpsquare

Peter Okoye popularly known as “Mr. P” after split from the popular “Psquare” brand is a 38 year Nigerian born singer, songwriter, and CEO of Zoom Lifestyle a lottery brand. He loves to flaunt his flashy lifestyle on his page from his cars to his mansion and wardrobe. No wonder he has 9 million followers who love what he does. Some notable endorsement deals: Globacom, Kia Motors.

Total Post on IG: 6,382

Net Worth(Estimated):  $11 Million

Charge per Show: N5 – N10 Million(Local)

Charge per Show: $50K – $120K(Abroad)

9. Ayo Makun @aycomedian

With 8.7 Million followersAyodeji Richard Makun popularly known as “A.Y” is a 48-year-old Nigerian actor, comedian, director to list but a few. He is popularly known for AY Live show, releasing star-studded blockbuster movies such as A trip to Jamaica, 30 days in Atlanta, Merry men e.t.c. He keeps his fans updated on his page by sharing pictures and videos of his family, comedy skits, and his luxurious lifestyle. Some notable endorsement deals: Haven Homes N60 Million, Coleman Cables.

Total Post on IG: 7,451

Net Worth(Estimated):  $6.5 Million

Charge per Show: N2 – N3 Million(Local)

Charge per Show: $10K – $15K(Abroad)

10. Mercy Johnson @mercyjohnsonokojie

The former Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to the Kogi State Governor on Entertainment, Arts and Culture, Mercy Johnson-Okojie is popularly known as “Mercy Johnson” is a 35-year-old Nigeria born actress and director with 8.3 Million followers. The versatile actress is known for the way she cries easily in movies. She keeps her fans up to date by sharing pictures and videos of her family and other activities she is working on. Some notable endorsement deals: Chi Limited, Pennek_Nigeria.

Total Post on IG: 1,505

Net Worth(Estimated):  $3.5 Million

Charge per Script(Estimated): N600K – N750K

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