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Top 10 Popular Celebrities In Nigeria 2018 + (Poll)

Hello readers. We recently did some research and we’ve decided to rank the most popular celebrities in Nigeria. The list below consists of Nigerian celebrities that we can tell are the most loved by the Nigerian people. The list below mostly feature entertainers, cutting across the music industry, Nollywood, comedy and more. The ranking is mostly based on the amount of love and attention we noticed these people have gotten from social media, on the street, and how much people appreciate their works and persona in general in recent months. We’ve also attached a poll down below the ranking for our readers to vote and see results of the poll after.

The list below is based on knowledge gathered within the last 12 months.

These Are The Most Popular Celebrities In Nigeria 2018


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Tekno became famous after his Duro hit song. His popularity grew with the continuous release of more hit songs with funny lyrics. Tekno gives out to help other Nigerians on instagram regularly. In 2017 alone he gave out 5million Naira to his followers on twitter. We’ve gathered Tekno is really loved amongst the youths and children. He has risen to the top really fast.

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9. Omotola Jalade

Omotola as we all know it has been a sweetheart for so long to millions of Nigerians that are big on Nollywood. She is quite famous and has a ‘good’ reputation which is why she’s loved by many adults, loved for her beauty and skills by the youths and maybe not very popular among the children category.

8. Kizz Daniel

The singer who just finished a battle with his former record label has been loved by many since his breakout single Woju. Kiss Daniel is appreciated and loved by Nigerians for his kind of music and also by many ladies for his looks. Since his record label bruhaha started he’s gotten so much support from fans and colleagues, He was voted the most handsome artist in Nigeria in a poll conducted by T.I.N Magazine

7. Odunlade Adekola

The Nigerian king of meme. Odunlade even before social media has been the most loved actor in the Yoruba movie industry. And definitely the most popular actor in Nollywood at the moment. Odunlade is loved mostly for his skills as an actor and also loved by many for his persona.

6. Don Jazzy

The Nigerian music producer who definitely is among the most popular entertainers in Nigeria’s history is no.6 on this list this year. No need for much stories Don Jazzy keeps impressing Nigerians every year. He recently gave out some money to help other Nigerians earlier this year on Instagram. He has over 4milllion followers on instagram and over almost 3million on twitter.

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5. Emmanuella

Known by almost every Nigerian at this moment. The youngster broke out in 2015 and has since been one of loudest voices in the Nigerian comedy industry. She is very popular among the children and adults mostly. Her videos get an average of over 3million views on YouTube.

4. Genevieve Nnaji

She’s been a queen in Nollywood for so long and she is still loved. Loved by many for his non lousy and non scandalous lifestyle. Genevieve has been a sweetheart in the heart of many Nigerians for her acting skills, looks and persona. We gathered she is loved mostly by adults and youths

3. Wizkid

The singer is quite loved by many Nigerian youths, he definitely is one of the most popular Nigerians in history. Wizkid is appreciated mostly for his music and feats he has attained. The pop star have had fans fight for him both online and offline showing how much dedicated they are to him. We gathered he is loved mostly by the youths and children.

2. Funke Akindele

She is arguably the most famous Nollywood actress of all time. Nigerians love comedy and she does it best in her field. Her ‘Jeniffa’ movement have sold out and is still selling out to many Nigerians. Funke is very popular amongst the children, youths and and adults. She currently has over 5million Instagram followers making her the most popular Nigerian actress on Instagram.

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1. Davido

We at TINA Magazine conclude Davido is currently the king of Nigeria. The young man is loved for way too many things. Should we talk about his charitable lifestyle or his ever popular musical contents. An average Davido hit song is not just popular amongst the youths but to the adults and children too. His songs are unique and become an anthem loved by almost every single Nigerian. Davido has over 10 people signed to his label showing intents to help others grow.

Davido is always among the most searched people in Nigeria on google every year. He is the most followed Nigerian on social media. Davido gives out and help the needy all the time, he’s also been said by many colleagues to be a simple person with a big heart.

Vote Your Most Loved Celebrities Below

Select 3 people you love the most below and click Vote after to see results of the poll.

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