11 Nigerian Entertainers You Never Knew Came From Billionaire Families

11 Nigerian Entertainers You Never Knew Came From Billionaire Families

Apart from their talents, another thing that contributed to the fast growth of these entertainers is their wealthy background.

While we have many entertainers who came from nothing to big things, there are some that actually rose from big things to bigger things.

These entertainers across music and movie scenes have built a name for themselves in the entertainment industry.

Just because they are rich too as entertainers you might not know they are from a wealthy family.

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Here Are 11 Nigerian Entertainers You Might Not Know Are From Billionaire Family:-

1. Davido

David Adeleke popularly known as Davido was born in the United States and raised in Lagos, Nigeria.

Davido is a songwriter and 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 Nigerian singer, actress, and model.

Not many know Emma to be from a wealthy home, but her mother is a big-time businesswoman.

3. L.A.X

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 the Sifax group.

His father is into Oil and Gas, Banking, Real Estate, etc.

4. DJ Cuppy

Florence Ifeoluwa Otedola popularly known as DJ Cuppy 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 Xclusive

Rotimi Alakija aka DJ Xclusive was born in the United Kingdom.

He moved back to Nigeria for his education and has grown to become one of the most reputable DJs in the industry.

He is the nephew to the richest woman in Africa, Folorunsho Alakija who is worth $2.1 Billion.

6. Naeto C

Naetochuku Chikwe otherwise known as Naeto C is a Nigerian rapper, afro artist and record producer born in Texas, The United States.

Naeto C’s mother was the former minister for aviation in Nigeria.

She is worth $1 Million.

7. Tillaman

Adeyemi Adeotan known as Tillaman is a Nigerian recording artist.

He is the son of the Alaafin of Oyo Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III.

8. Lynxxx

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.

9. Ademola Adedoyin

He is an actor, model and a musician, Ademolais known for playing lead roles in movies.

He is the son of Samuel Adedoyin CEO of Doyin Group and Companies.

10. Falz

Folarin Falana, popularly known as Falz 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 rights activist Femi Falana who obviously is a wealthy man.

11. 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.



11 Nigerian Entertainers You Never Knew Came From Billionaire Families


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