Top 10 Nigerian Celebrities With The Most Followers On Instagram.


Today I bring to you the list containing the most followed Nigerian celebrities on Instagram, beginning from #10.

Note, their followers grow every other minute.

The list reveals the names of celebrities, their current numbers of followers, the number of people they are following, their occupation and their total number of posts.

10. Mercy Johnson Okojie

The veteran actress is mostly remembered for her role in the popular nollywood movie; ’dumebi’. She currently has over 9million Instagram followers. She opens our list.

Current followers: 9.1million

Following: 149

Total post: 826

Occupation: Actress

9. Ayo Makun

Popularly known as AY, a comedian, actor and movie producer, AY’s journey to the top is very similar to the common phrase: ’jack of all trade’. He’s success in the entertainment industry in Nigeria and beyond speaks volume of why he’s on this list, no wonder he still boosts of one of Africa’s best comedy shows, AY LIVE. 

Current followers: 9.5million 

Following: 7412

Post: 7932

Occupation: comedian & movie producer.

8. Don Jazzy

Micheal Collins Ajereh, popularly known as don jazzy, leader of the Marvin crew. His huge influence in the Nigerian music industry cannot be overlooked, he has also manager to stay very consistent over the years. Don Jazzy is the eighth most followed Nigerian celebrity on our list today.

Followers: 9.6million

Following: 6745

Post: 428

Occupation: Music Producer & Marvin CEO

7. Peter Okoye

Formerly of the now defunct music group ’psquare’, arguably the biggest music group Africa has ever seen. Peter is a pure entertainer to the core, his talents is not just in music but also in dance. He’s stage performances are to die for, ladies you just have to attend his next concert to know what I mean. Peter Okoye is our seventh most followed Nigerian celebrity on Instagram.

Followers: 9.6million

Following: 6893

Post: 6671

Occupation: Musician & Business man.

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6. Ini Edo

The goddess of nollywood screens, can’t seem to remember a bad movie with Ini in it, it’s no bluff Ini knows are craft so well and her talent in the industry has not gone unnoticed hence her huge followers on Instagram, her fans are in millions. Ini Edo is our sixth most followed celebrity in Instagram. 

Followers: 10.3million

Following: 570

Posts: 1621

Occupation: Actress

5 Wizkid

Star boy Star boy! The goat of our time, Ayo Balogun aka Wizkid needs no formal introduction, his followers are known as wizkidfc, sounds like a football club yeah? Lol… WizKid’s achievements are endless but top on that list will be the fact that this young man has inspired a lot of other amazing young Nigerian artists to achieve their dreams. He is our fifth most-followed Nigerian celebrity on Instagram. 

Followers: 11.2million

Following: 983

Posts: 83

Occupation: Musician 

4 Funke Akindele Bello

Popularly known as Jenifer in her hugely successful Nollywood project; ’Jenifer’. Everyone loves Jenifer! No wonder she has 11.5m followers on Instagram, I’m sure mama isn’t satisfied yet though, maybe home responsibility is slowing her pace, we understand but Jenifer please remember our target is 90m followers else we won’t watch your show again. Laughs**

Followers: 11.5million

Following: 2313

Posts: 1449

Occupation: Actress

3 Tiwa Savage

Mummy jam jam, we thought Celia was the juju we needed to take over Instagram. Guessing there’s more work to be done. Notwithstanding, 11.8m followers is an amazing number as well. Tiwa’s consistency has been key to this and we can only see her break more grounds.

Followers: 11.8million

Following: 1044

Posts: 377

Occupation: Musician

2 Yemi Alade

Mama Africa, steady giving us jams and making us proud across the globe. 12.2m followers doesn’t just come like that, but there’s more ground to cover we believe. You will agree with us that she has been conquering her rivals both locally and internationally, we can only expect more. Yemi is our second most followed Nigerian celebrity in Instagram.

Followers: 12.2million

Following: 533

Posts: 5991

Occupation: Musician

1 Davido

Followers don’t sleep here, everything about Davido is just super active. His numbers just keep increasing even though we know it’s because he wants to be the next Michael Jackson because the way this guy is going we don’t think baba sleeps at all. David Adeleke there’s nothing new to say about this young hardworking and fun guy, the only thing we await is probably a grammy. And our number one on the list goes to Davido who tops the list of most followed Nigerian celebrities on Instagram. 

Followers: 17.7million

Following: 62

Posts: 4191

Occupation: Musician

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