Here are Nigerian Entertainers You Never Knew Came From Billionaire Families
David Adeleke popularly known as Davido, was born in the United States and raised in Lagos, Nigeria. Davido is a songwriter and a record producer. He is the son of a Nigerian Billionaire, Prince Adedeji Adeleke, owner of Adeleke University in Ede, Osun State and CEO of Pacific Holdings Limited. Davido’s father according to various media reports is worth $700 Million.
2. Emma Nyra
Emma Chukwgoziam Obi well known as Emma Nyra is an American born Nigeria singer, actress and a model. Not many know Emma to be from a wealthy home, but her mother is a big-time businesswoman.
Damilola Afolabi fondly called L.A.X was born in Lagos, Nigeria. He is a recording artist. He is the son of Billionaire, Taiwo Afolabi owner of Sifax group. His father is into Oil and Gas, Banking, Real Estate etc.
4. DJ Cuppy
Florence Ifeoluwa Otedola grew up in Lagos, Nigeria. She is the daughter of billionaire, Femi Otedola a businessman, philanthropist and former chairman of Forte oil. Her Dad is worth $1.8 Billion according to Forbes.
5. Dj Exclusive
Rotimi Alakija was born in the United Kingdom. He moved back to Nigeria for his education. He is the nephew to the richest woman in Africa, Folorunsho Alakija. She is worth $2.1 Billion.
6. Naeto C
Naetochuku Chikwe is a Nigerian rapper, afro artist and a record producer. He was born in Texas, The United States. Naeto C’s mother was the former minister for aviation in Nigeria. She is worth $1 Million.
Adeyemi Adeotan known as Tillaman is a Nigerian recording artist. He is the son of the Alaafin of Oyo Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III.
Chukie Edozien is a Nigerian artist who attended Corona Primary School in Ikoyi and attended the University of Hull in the United Kingdom. Lynxx is the son of Chief John .D. Edozien, former deputy governor of Bendel State (now divided to Edo & Delta) Nigeria.
Ademola Adedoyin: He is an actor, model and a musician, Ademola is known for playing lead roles in movies. He is the son of Samuel Adedoyin CEO of Doyin Group and Companies.
Folarin Falana is a Nigerian rapper, songwriter and actor. He graduated with an LLB honours degree in Law. Falz is the son of a Nigerian lawyer and Human right activist Femi Falana who obviously is a wealthy man.
10. B red
Adebayo Adeleke is a Nigerian singer and songwriter, he started his career as a solo artist. He is Davido’s cousin. B.red is the son of Ademola Adeleke, a businessman, politician and administrator.