Top 100 Social Media Celebrities in Nigeria

Meet the top 100 Social Media Celebrities in Nigeria in 2021

by Tobiloba Funsized Adeola
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Social media has a lot of benefits to you as an individual, a business owner, a student, or a Nigerian. You could promote yourself and your business, get connected to a mass audience, and opt for various job offers. An added benefit is that you can also connect to your favourite Nigerian social media celebrities.

The position and likeness factor of Nigerian social media celebrities changes with time just like the Forbes’ list of billionaires or rich people. Someone could be trending today and you’ll be the next tomorrow. But, the following individuals have been in our faces, ringing in our ears, and influencing our daily lives from the slangs we use to the way we think. There are newcomers who recently joined the league of Nigerian social media celebrities and they proved their worth by making their presence amusing on social media for their audience

This list of Nigerian social media celebrities contains names of people in different functioning industries in Nigeria and are in no specific order of fan base or net worth.

100 Nigerian Social Media Celebrities

  1. Don jazzy

Michael Collins Ajereh is a remarkable record producer, Brand Ambassador, audio engineer, record executive, singer, entrepreneur, Influencer and Comedian. He is the founder and the CEO of Mavin Records. He is one of the funniest and influential Nigerian social media celebrities.

  1. Mercy Lambo

Mercy Ike is an Instagram influencer and vlogger who is fond of luxury. She is also a business woman and reality TV star. She is the CEO of Lambo Homes.

  1. Mr macaroni

Debo Adedayo is a fantabulous comic skit maker, actor and activist. He is best known for his Instagram comedy videos. He has also set trends with his usual terms, “you are doing well” and “freaky freaky”.

  1. Miss DSF

Dorcas Shola Fapson appears to be on a one-woman mission to colonise cyberspace as a distinct actress and TV personality. She is also a Dj.

  1. Davido

David Adedeji Adeleke is an energetic Nigerian-American singer, songwriter, record producer and a brand influencer. He is one of the Nigerian social media celebrities that has used slangs in music to create buzz on the internet.

  1. Sisi Yemmie

Yemisi Sophie Odusanya is one of the few creatives who has been able to exercise YouTube. She is a food and lifestyle vlogger, online influencer, content creator and a cookbook author.

  1. Akin Alabi

Oloye Akin Alabi is the man who brought sports betting to Nigerian youths. He is a politician, entrepreneur, philanthropist and author of the best selling business and marketing books. He is also the founder of, Nigeria’s first sports betting company.

  1. Diadem

Adeola Diadem is a socialite and an award winning brand influencer. She is also the CEO of Beauty by AD.

  1. Basket mouth

Bright Okpocha is an emphatic comedian, MC, TV presenter, actor and producer.

  1. Iyabo Ojo

Alice Iyabo Ojo is a film actress, director, producer, and a Queen on Tiktok. She won the award for the best creative tik tok influencer.

  1. Wizkid

Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun is a multi-award-winning  singer and songwriter.

  1. Kemi Adetiba

Kemi Adetiba is a filmmaker, television director and music video director. She wears the crown to the breathtaking movie,” King of Boys”.

  1. Aproko doctor

Nonso Bobby Fidelis Egemba is a recognised medical doctor, Health Blogger, Activist and social media personality. He is the founder of Aproko Doctor. He is also known for sharing medical tips and nuggets on his Twitter handle. If you want to lead a healthier life, Aproko doctor is one of the Nigerian social media celebrities that can get you there.

  1. Jaruma

Hauwa Saidu Mohammed is a known sex therapist, entrepreneur and founder of Jaaruma Empire Limited.

  1. DJ Neptune

Imohiosen Patrick is a universal disc jockey and Record Producer.

  1. Liquorose

Roseline Omokhoa Afije, is a content creator, actor, Choreographer, reality TV star and a professional dancer. She is one of three of the astounding GGB dance crew.

  1. Cute Abiola

Abdulgafar Ahmad Oluwatoyin is also known as Lawyer Kunle. He is a classic comedian, video producer, entertainer and currently a Navy Officer.

  1. Bimbo Ademoye

Bimbo Ademoye is a comedic actress and influencer. She’s one of the social media celebrities in Nigeria that attracts with her beauty and her unique acting style.

  1. Olamide

Olamide Gbenga Adedeji is also known as Olamide Baddo or Baddo sneh. He is an esteemed hip hop recording artist who records in both Yoruba and English.

  1. Funke Akindele

Akindele-Bello Olufunke Ayotunde popularly known as Jenifa is a Producer and a renowned actress in both the Yoruba and English Nollywood industry. Miss Jenifa is easily one of the most popular Nigerian social media celebrities across all age groups.

  1. Bobrisky

Idris Okuneye is an evident transgender and a controversial influencer. She is also known as the male barbie of Snapchat.

  1. Tonto Dikeh

Tonto Charity Dikeh is an actress, singer, songwriter and humanitarian. She is the founder of the Tonto Dikeh Foundation.

  1. Broda Shaggi

Samuel Animashaun Perry is a comedian, actor, songwriter and musician.

  1. Toyin Abraham

Toyin Abraham Ajeyemi is an actress and filmmaker. She is also known as The drama queen of Nollywood.

  1. Burna boy

Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu is a bodacious singer, rapper and songwriter. He is one of the most successful African artists.

  1. Nancy Isime

Nancy Isime is a popular actress, socialite, producer, model, and television personality. She is the executive producer and creator of the Nigerian TV show, “The Nancy isime show.”

  1. RMD 

Richard Eyimofe Evans Mofe-Damijo is an actor, writer, producer, and lawyer. He was also a former Commissioner for Culture and Tourism in Delta State in 2009.

  1. Berbiedoll

Christiana Kayode is the CEO of Berbie Beauty Line. She is an endearing influencer, tourist and entrepreneur.

  1. Ebuka Obi-Uchendu

Chukwuebuka Obi-Uchendu is a lawyer, modish media personality and an engaging TV host.

  1. Tiwa Savage

Tiwa Savage is a tectonic singer, songwriter and actress.

  1. Taymesan

Temisan Emmanuel Ahwieh is an exceptional media personality, model, actor, presenter and comedian.

  1. Onyiibekeh

Onyechi Azode is a medical doctor, digital content creator, visual storyteller, creative force, passionate stylist and an art director.

  1. Johnny drille

John Ighodaro is a tremendous singer and songwriter.

  1. Dimma Umeh

Chidimma Umeh also known as “That Igbo chick” is a beauty, fashion, travel, and lifestyle content creator. Her Youtube channel is one of the most viewed in Nigeria.

  1. Clarence Peters

Clarence Abiodun Peters is a music video director, filmmaker and cinematographer. He is the founder and CEO of the production company, Capital Dream Pictures.

  1. The Lady Vhodka

Jennifer Oseh is an extraordinary fashion enthusiast and blogger.

  1. Pere

Pere Egbi is a reality TV star, qualified Nurse, actor, model, and a one time US Military army.

  1. Bukunmi Oluwashina

Bukunmi Oluwashina is a Nollywood actress, singer, songwriter and influencer. She is described by some fans as “Cry me a river actress”

  1. Mai Atafo

Ohimai Atafo is a profound fashion tailor and the creative director of the fashion brand, Mai Atafo.

  1. IamDodos

Dodos Uvieghara is a beauty and style entrepreneur, Makeup Artist, beauty expert, zealous vlogger, fashion enthusiast and host.

  1. Enioluwa Adeoluwa

Enioluwa Adeoluwa is popularly called the lip gloss boy. He is a writer, public speaker, art director, media and communications specialist and a Gen-z instagram influencer. He is a also a stage and film director and the curator of #Dear20Something.

  1. Ayra Starr 

Oyinkansola Sarah Aderibigbe is a transcending singer, songwriter and model.

  1. TG Omori 

ThankGod Omori Jesam Obono is also known as “Boy Director.” He is an excelling music video director, cinematographer and fashion stylist.

  1. Nkechi Blessing

Nkechi Blessing Sunday is an American-based Nigerian actor, film producer, director, and screenwriter. She is also the CEO of Nkechi Films Production and the founder of a NGO called NBS Foundation.

  1. White money

Hazel Oyeze Onou is a singer and reality TV star. He is the viewer’s choice award winner of Big Brother Naija for the just concluded season.

  1. London

Michael Ovie Hunter is a drummer and record producer that makes afrobeat music divine.

  1. Annie Idibia

Annie Macaulay–Idibia is a model, presenter and actress. She has been and is still married to Tuface Idibia.

  1. Anita brows

Anita Adetoye is a celebrity makeup artist who is responsible for some of the most iconic beauty looks we’ve seen. She was previously married to Emmanuel Ikubese.

  1. Pretty Mike

Mike Eze Nwalie is a controversial Lagos socialite. He is notorious for attending ceremonies in odd ways but still becomes the cynosure of all eyes.

  1. Kemi Olunloyo

Olukemi Omololu-Olunloyo is a journalist, blogger, and social media personality. She is known as an activist against gun violence, and advocate of inaccurate information.

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  1. Dammy Twitch

Apampa Owolabi Oluwadamilola is a music video director, professional producer, entertainer and a documentary filmmaker.

  1. Toyin Lawani

Toyin Lawani is a famous and flamboyant fashion designer, serial entrepreneur, and owner of Tiannah’s Empire.

  1. Naira Marley

Azeez Adeshina Fashola is a British-Nigerian singer and songwriter. He is known as the eloquent president of his controversial fan base, “Marlians”.

  1. Saskay

Tsakute Jonah is a fine artist, model, reality TV star, fashion enthusiast and influencer.

  1. Adekunle Gold

Adekunle Kosoko is an exclusive highlife singer, songwriter and graphic designer.

  1. Adesua Etomi

Tolulope Adesua Etomi-Wellington is a noble actress.

  1. Cobhams Asuquo

Cobhams Asuquo is a multi-award-winning, visually impaired singer, songwriter, and producer. He is the CEO of Vintage Gray

  1. Sola Sobowale

Sola Sobowale is a film actress, screenwriter, director and producer. She has had nicknames from the past but is currently known as Oba from the movie, King of boys.

  1. Tuface Idibia

Innocent Ujah Idibia known by his stage name 2Baba is a legendary musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, philanthropist, humanitarian, and activist.

  1. Lateef Adedimeji

Adetola Abdullateef Adedimeji is a significant  actor and filmmaker. He is currently a brand ambassador for Airtel and Numatville Megacity.

  1. Mizwanneka

Doris Nwanneka Nkumah is an award winning and controversial entrepreneur, and the CEO of Hair By Wanneka.

  1. Ogbeni Dipo

Dipo Awojide is a UK-based Nigerian medical doctor, academic entrepreneur, personal development coach, lecturer and one of the most famous Nigerian social media celebrities on Twitter.

  1. Andrea Iyamah

Dumebi Andrea Iyamah is a Nigerian-Canadian fashion designer. She is the founder and CEO of the fashion label, Andrea Iyamah that caters to bridal, swimwear and ready-to-wear lines.

  1. Buju TYE

Daniel Benson who became popular with the stage name Buju To Your Ears is a revolutionary Nigerian singer and songwriter.

  1. Eniola Badmus

Eniola Badmus is a professional film actress, script writer, entertainer and a banging plus size social media influencer.

  1. Zubby Michael

Zubby Azubuike Michael Egwu is a film actor, movie producer and a high roller.

  1. Bibyonce

Bebe Omagbemi is a talented photographer and makeup artist who charms the faces of celebrities with her unique Barbie doll-ish and exaggerated tear duct details.

  1. Orange Nerd

Adebayo Oke-Lawal (AO) is a groovy Lagos – based fashion designer and the creative director of the clothing brand, Orange Culture.

  1. Miss Techy

Tobi Ayeni is experienced in developing campaigns, communicating content, monitoring online communities, uncovering insights, analyzing metrics, and effectively educating clients in all of the above. She is also the founder of MissTechy, a tech oriented blog that has gained wide acceptance in Nigeria’s digital space.

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  1. Omah Lay

Stanley Omah Didia is a noteworthy Afro-fusion artist and self-producer.

  1. Taooma

Maryam Apaokagi is an in-depth comedian, content creator, cinematographer, and social media influencer.

  1. Kelechi Amadi

Kelechi Amadi-Obi is an award winning creative photographer, painter, artist and the publisher of Mania Magazine.

  1. Regina Daniels

Regina Daniels is an actress and a film producer who is constantly surrounded by controversy.

  1. Laycon

Olamilekan Massoud Al-Khalifah Agbeleshebioba is a magnificent media personality, rapper, singer, songwriter and a reality TV star. He is currently the youth ambassador of Ogun State, Nigeria

  1. OAI

Nikemi Adenike is a proficient brand influencer, entrepreneur and tourist.

  1. Obi Cubana

Obinna Iyiegbu is an entrepreneur and businessman who chairs the Obi Cubana group of companies.

  1. Ozinna

Ozinna Anumudu is an entrepreneur, brand and communications expert, and a daring fashionista. She is also the founder of, communications agency, TSC Agency, and a brand management company, The Style Concierge.

  1. Joe boy

Joseph Akinwale Akinfenwa-Donus is a contemporary R&B singer and songwriter with peculiar vocals.

  1. Simi

Simisola Bolatito Kosoko is a euphoric singer, songwriter and actress.

  1. Chef Fregz

Gbugbemi Fregene is a celebrity chef and entrepreneur. He is the first African chef to feature and do a live cooking show at the Dubai Food Festival.

  1. Kie Kie

Adeaga Bukunmi Ilori is an active television personality. She is also a model, fashion stylist, content creator, comedy skit maker, and influencer.

  1. Odunlade Adekola

Odunlade Adekola is a notable actor, singer, film-maker, producer and director. He has also set trends with lines like, “Are you fvking want to shey yeye mi ” which was turned into a tik tok jam. Odunlade is one of the Nigerian social media celebrities with the highest number of nicknames from movies he acted.

  1. Tems

Temilade Openiyi is a well versed singer, songwriter and producer.

  1. Fisayo Fosudo

Fisayo Fosudo is a Google recognised visual storyteller, finance and technology video producer, and  vlogger with a high number of subscribers. He also has a background in economic analysis, brand communication and specializes in mobile technology.

  1. Nengi

Rebecca Nengi Hampson is a Nigerian Indian-born model, fashion entrepreneur, reality TV star and an influencer.

  1. Swanky Jerry

Jeremiah Ogbodo is an incredible celebrity fashion stylist, designer, social influencer and consultant.

  1. Toni Tones

Gbemi Anthonia Adefuye is an award winning actress, media personality, artist, editor and photographer.

  1. Mayorkun

Adewale Mayowa Emmanuel is a deserving singer, songwriter and pianist.

  1. Korty EO

Eniola Korty leaves no room for error when it comes to creating. Korty has an impressive resume as she credits being a graphic designer, model, artist, filmmaker, and YouTube.

  1. James brown

James Obialor is an internet personality, dancer, crossdresser, and influencer. He has trended so many lines but one of his recent is “omo toh shata shata”

  1. Dj switch 

Obianuju Catherine Udeh is a DJ, songwriter and musician. She’s also known as one of the heroines that was present while the military fired the harmless youths during the End Sars protest.

  1. Timi Dakolo

Timi Dakolo is a lofty singer, songwriter and music producer.

  1. Fisayo Longe

Fisayo Longe is an entrepreneur, fashion stylist, founder and CEO Kai Collective, a London-based womenswear brand of attainable clothing with luxury aesthetics. She also made the list for Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe in 2021.

  1. Deyemi Okanlawon

Deyemi Okanlawon is a film, television, theatre and voice actor.

  1. Symply Tasha

Anita Natacha Akide is a reality TV star and a top brand influencer.

  1. Blaqbonez

Emeka Akumefule also known as Emeka, the Stallion is a famous rapper and an advocate of cruise.

  1. Toke Makinwa

Toke Makinwa is a creditable radio personality, television host, vlogger, lifestyle entrepreneur, fashionista and author.

  1. Falz

Folarin Falana is a multi-award-winning rapper, songwriter and actor. He is also known as Falz the bahd guy. He is an advocate for speaking out for the rights of the citizens. Falz is one of the Nigerian social media celebrities with a remarkable social influence.

  1. DJ Cuppy

Florence Ifeoluwa Otedola is a disc jockey, producer, songwriter, philanthropist, entrepreneur and musician. She is the daughter of Nigerian businessman Femi Otedola

  1. Kunle Afolayan

Kunle Afolayan, also known as Kunle AFO is a prestigious and celebrated filmmaker, actor, film producer, director and main stage performer.

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Each of these Nigerian social media celebrities have had their significant effect on social media as a community. It is possible that not all of them had a direct impact on you as an individual, but they have all initiated or promoted something fun and impactful to make this list.

Apart from adding buzz to the internet, Nigerian social media celebrities are also a great resource for brand rescue, improvement, and endorsement, as well as, influencer marketing.

So, what do you think? Are there any Nigerian social media celebrities that you think deserve a spot on this list? Share your opinions with us on Inisght’s Whatsapp community.

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