Tiktok has become one of the most used social media apps among Nigerians, especially the youths. It is very popular with young audiences, and Nigeria is no exception. There they jump on challenges and trends and make viral videos. Since the app became popular in 2020, various Tiktok influencers have sprung up in Nigeria.
As a result, we have many tiktokers, influencers, and content creators. The app is gaining dominance and easily diverting people from other social media platforms. Tiktok influencers are also paid per sponsored posts. The most popular TikTok influencers in Nigeria got to that status through consistency. This has helped them garner traffic and followers for their other social media page.
With this development, we have a lot of influencers, and we’re going to look at the most popular TikTok influencers. So here are the top 10 most popular TikTok influencers in Nigeria.
1. IYABO OJO
Iyabo is an award-winning actress and the self-acclaimed “Queen of TikTok.” She was awarded the “Best Creative Tiktok Influencer” at the Social Media Hangout in 2021. Iyabo got the award because of her numerous followers and engagement on the app. Her creative prowess has gained recognition as one of the most popular TikTok influencers. She has 1.6 million followers on TikTok. Her fans now call her “Mama TikTok.” She is unarguably good at what she does and keeps her followers glued to their phones through her funny videos. The Yoruba actress is one of the most viewed celebrities and consistently drops hilarious content for her followers.
2. BEAUTY GODDESS
John Merry, popularly known as Beauty Goddess on Tiktok, is a social media influencer. She is also one of the most popular TikTok influencers in Nigeria. Beauty has a huge following on the app spanning over 2.1 million followers. She attracted a lot of followers and joined the most famous tiktokers by sharing videos of her beautiful self and jumping on various dance challenges. She uses the platform to promote brands and artists. She was awarded the “Influencer of the year” by Pulse in 2021.
He is a medical doctor and social media influencer. He is one of the most popular TikTok influencers for giving medical advice on the app. He advises wellness and sexual health and can boast of 87.1k followers on TikTok. His videos center on medical awareness, sexual health, and awareness. Pulse also listed him as one of the top 5 most popular TikTok influencers.
4. BRODA SHAGGI
Samuel. A. Perry, known as Broda Shaggi, is one of the most popular TikTok influencers. He creates comic content and has a wide range of followers of about 2.3 million followers. This is why he makes our list of the top 10 most popular TikTok influencers in Nigeria. He was listed as one of the top 5 most popular TikTok influencers by Pulse. He is also an actor and is well known and loved for his hilarious skits and videos.
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Jerry Chuks, popularly known on social media as softmadeit, is one of the most popular TikTok influencers. He is a dancer and has made many videos, jumping on dance challenges and trends uniquely. He is very popular through his extraordinary TikTok videos. He has over 2 million followers on TikTok. Pulse listed him as one of the top 5 most popular TikTok influencers.
6. JENNI FRANK
Onyekwelu Jennifer Ebere, also known as Jenni frank on TikTok, is also one of the most popular TikTok influencers in Nigeria. The self-styled queen of “slomo challenge” on TikTok. She earned herself a lot of followers after she took the lead in the trending “slomo challenge” last year. Since then, she has made more videos and can boast 3.5 million followers on the app. She is a dancer and an upcoming actress. She makes videos featuring dance routines, pop cultures, and duets that have set her apart from other content creators on the platform.
Anozie Chiamaka Beryl is one of the most popular TikTok influencers. She is an outstanding skit maker and has made a lot of videos on TikTok. She has 2 million followers on TikTok and is loved by her followers. She plays different characters in her skits and creates comic content with her hilarious costumes and make-up.
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8. AJI ANJE:
Ikekhua Anthonia Jegbefumen, also known as Aji Anje, is also one of the most popular TikTok influencers in Nigeria. She has been making waves on TikTok since she jumped on the trending “slomo challenge.” She has over 800k followers on the app and has even appeared in Joeboy’s “show me” music video. She is credited with pioneering that form of content on the platform and has since diversified her content to include fashion videos, dance challenges, and humorous skits.
Apaokagi Adedoyin Maryam, also known as Taaooma, is a Nigerian comedian, content creator, cinematographer, social media influencer, and one of the most popular TikTok influencers in Nigeria. She has impressively diversified her content on the platform and has a significant personality. Her skits are relatable and funny and have earned her nominations for various. She has gained 3.1 million followers on TikTok and has continued to wow her audience with her perfect content curation. She also promotes brands on the platform through her various skits.
10. DON JAZZY
Michael Collins Ajereh, popularly and professionally known as Don Jazzy, is one of the most popular TikTok influencers. His presence on the platform has drawn quite many Nigerians to the platform. This has earned him become one of the most followed celebrities on the app. He has 1.7 million followers and makes funny skits that keep his followers glued to his videos.
Viral videos, trends, and challenges keep the app on top of the charts. It has also become an easy platform to gain fame and popularity by creating content. This enables popular tiktokers to pull in a large following. The list is not exclusive, as there are a lot of popular TikTok influencers. However, we have narrowed the most popular TikTok influencers to those listed in the article.
You can also add to our list and tell us your most popular TikTok influencers on Whatsapp. If there’s anyone we missed, let us know!
- Chovwe is content writer and a Fashion Designer. She's also a Chartered Mediator and Conciliator. She's an advocate for peace and loves art. She owns a fashion brand and is very passionate about what she does.