9 Nigerian Celebrities Who were Rich Before They Became Famous

Every human in this world is different but we have similar traits and characters. Some of us are born wealthy while others were brought up by the scruff of our teeth. It’s the same with celebrities, some had the funds to push themselves while others didn’t, this is one of the reasons why people who had less funds to push themselves and still make it big time are considered really talented.

This is understandable as the average Nigerian is conscious and familiar with the daily struggles of life, honestly, I feel nigerans are derive pleasure from talking about their experience and pain saying God will judge the rich, you better carry yourself up and get rich too.

We shouldn’t blame some of these artistes for being wealthy, that is how life is and some get the silver spoon easily, some hustle for it and some never get it.

Today I will be listing the top 11 Nigerian celebs who are from wealthy homes

Check out the list below.

1. Banky W

Mentor to Wizkid, rapper, owner of EME entertainment and husband to Adesua Etomi. Real name Bankole Wellington but well known as Banky W by his fans. Banky w studied and live New York, he graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, New York.

2. Davido

If davido doesn’t make the list then everyone on this list might as well be removed. Omo baba olowo himself has been a powerhouse since he broke into the limelight in 2011 and he has never looked back. I don’t need to say too much about davido, we all know his story. Safe to say, he his one of the bestselling Africa artiste of the last decade.

3. Naeto C

Veteran rapper, Naeto C is the son of top rapper in the country and although we haven’t seen much of him over the last few years, we still have to take not of him because his father is a wealthy politician in imo state.

4. Lynxxx

Lynx rose to prominence when Wizkid also came into the limelight, it may seem like he has retired but he is still very much active and rapping. Lynxxx is the son of former deputy of state, Chief John D.Edozien. Lynxxx is also an advocate for men and he graduated from the University of Hull city, United Kingdom, with a degree in Economics, Marketing and business.

5. DJ Cuppy

Everyone knows who DJ cuppy is and we all know who her father is, she’s one among three daughters of Femi Otedola. She currently has one successful studio album and I’m sure there is more to come from her.

6. Dr Sid

Known from his successful days with Mo hits music, Dr. Sod was among the founding members and ever since they separated, he has held his own and made a good impression of himself. Real name, Sidney Onoriode Esiri is the son of the veteran Nollywood actor, Justus Esiri, may his soul rest in piece

7. Tillaman

Not everyone will remember Tilaman but he rose to fame some time ago and he although he hasn’t been in the limelight for a while now. Real name Prince Adetona Adeyemi is son to his Royal Highness, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, the Alaafin of Oyo state.

8. Tolani

Tolani is the 3rd daughter of Nigerian billionaire, Femi Otedola. She’s also the step sister of Nigerian disc jockey, DJ Cuppy. She’s in the alternative sector of the music industry. Tolani mother is a middle class woman from Nigeria, she was with femi Otedola before he married nana Otedola and had two daughters with her.

9. D’banj

One of the most successful entertainers in the Nigerian music industry and among the pioneers of the Nigerian music industry. Dbanj’s dad was a colonel of the Nigerian army, full name Daniel Durojaiye Oyebanjo, you can check him out if you had no idea earlier.

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