In celebration of our mega Nigerian celebrities, I turned to Facebook, Twitterand Instagram where numbers do the talking and bring the $ rolling to rank Nigeria’s most followed celebrities on social media.
For the first time ever, we have compiled a list of the 10 Most Followed Nigerian celebrities on Social Media, and before arriving at this conclusion, I considered each celebrity’s following on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and summed the numbers up to arrive at this definitive list.
Before delving into the list however, here are some fun-facts I discovered while doing my research.
- Peter Okoye is the most followed Nigerian celebrity on Facebook with a whooping 4.1 million likes, this also makes him the most followed Nigerian on any social media platform with 4.1 million strong Facebook following.
- Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde is the most followed Nigerian female celebrity on Facebook with 2.9 million followers.
- Wizkid is the most followed Nigerian celebrity on Twitter with 2.1 million Twitter followers.
- Davido is the most followed Nigerian celebrity on Instagram with 2.3 million followers.
- Genevieve Nnaji and Tiwa Savage are the most followed female Nigerian celebrities on Instagram with 1.7 million followers respectively.
- Generally speaking, Nigerian actresses have the most following on Facebook in comparison to musicians.
Behold, the 10 Most Followed Nigerian Celebrities on Social Media…
10. Rita Dominic
Nollywood star actress Rita Dominic gets the 10th and final slot on our list with2.8 million followers.
Facebook: 1.1 million
Instagram: 1.2 million
At 3.1 million followers, 2 Face Idibia takes the 9th place.
Facebook: 625k likes
Twitter: 1.4 million followers
Instagram: 1.1 million followers
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