6 Most Followed Nigerian Celebrities On Instagram

Instagram is important for celebrities to connect globally. They share moments from their lives, and popularity is measured by who has the most followers. Omowumi’s Blog lists the platform’s top 6 most followed Nigerian celebrities.

Davido – 28.7 Million Followers

Tiwa Savage – 18.4 Million Followers

Wizkid – 18.3 Million Followers

Yemi Alade – 17.8 Million Followers

Funke Akindele – 16.4 Million Followers

Burna Boy – 16.4 Million Followers

1. Davido:

David Adeleke popularly known as Davido is the reigning, defending, and undisputed most-followed Nigerian celebrity on Instagram with a whooping 28.7 Million Followers. He has been at the top of the list for several years, and his follower count continues to grow steadily.

2. Tiwa Savage:

Tiwatope Omolara Savage-Balogun famously known as Tiwa Savage is second on the list with 18.4 Million Followers. She is one of the most influential female artists in Africa known for her music and her acting.

3. Wizkid:

Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun Known famously by his Stage Name Wizkid is the third most followed Nigerian Celebrity on Instagram with 18.3 Million Followers.

4. Yemi Alade:

Yemi Eberechi Alade also Known as Yemi Alade comes in fourth place with 17.8 Million Followers on Instagram. Mama Africa herself, her feed is a celebration of African culture, music, and female empowerment.

5. Funke Akindele:

Olufunke Ayotunde Akindele Bello Widely known as Jenifa, from her series Jenifa’s Diaries. The multi-talented actress, producer, and director comes in 5th Place with 16.4 Million Followers on Instagram.

6. Burna Boy:

“The African Giant”  Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu known globally as Burna Boy ties with Funke Akindele in 5th Place with 16.4 Million Followers on Instagram.

These are just a few of the many Nigerian celebrities who have a large number of following on Instagram. With their talent and strategic use of the social media platform, they continue to connect with fans, build communities, and shape the Nigerian entertainment landscape.

Who are your favorite Nigerian celebrities to follow on Instagram? Let us know in the comments below!

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