Davido tops Nigerians on Instagram rich list 2019

Davido tops the list of Nigerian stars on the recently released Instagram rich list 2019. [Instagram/Davidoofficial]

Davido has emerged the richest Nigerian on Instagram with a single post valued at over N26 million.

Davido tops the four Nigerians who made the 2019 list. Also on the list are Funke Akindele Bello, Ayodeji Balogun aka Wizkid and Tiwa Savage.

According to Hopper HQ, celebrities around the world earn huge paycheques from paid posts and partner marketing campaigns on Instagram.

This list is arrived at based on internal Hopper HQ data, influencer rate cards, and public information. 

Also on the list, Davido ranks higher than top American stars that include professional wrestler, Ronda Rousey, American internet sensation, Logan Paul and internationally acclaimed tennis star Serena Williams.

The singer and DMW boss comes after Liverpool star, Mohammed Salah, who occupies spot 26 and ranks the richest per post in Africa.

With a total of 11.8 million followers as at Thursday, July 25, 2019, one Davido’s Instagram post is valued at $74,000 (N26.7M).

Davido is one of the active Nigerian celebrities on Instagram and he makes use of the social media platform to share information about his career and life.

The singer, who had over nine million followers in January 2019, has 3,765 posts as at Thursday, July 25, 2019, and 5,267 other users on the same social media platform. 

Other Nigerian entertainment stars, who have amassed a large followership on Instagram but didn’t make the rich list include Yemi Alade with 7.8 million followers, Don Jazzy with 6.8 million followers, Peter Okoye with 6.7 million followers, AY Comedian with 6.1 million followers, Tekno with 6 million followers, and Genevieve Nnaji with 5.8 million followers.

Here’s how the four Nigerians who made the Instagram rich list rank

Spot: 38 (globally); 1 (Nigeria) 

Followers: 11, 766, 317

Following: 5,267

Total Posts: 3,765

Cost per post: $74,000 (N26, 799, 840)

Occupation: Artist

Spot: 45 (globally) 2 (Nigeria)

Followers: 8, 026, 389

Following: 2,130

Total Posts: 3,145

Cost per post: $50,500 (N18, 289, 080)

Occupation: Actress/Producer

Spot: 46 (globally) 3 (Nigeria)

Followers: 7, 891, 189

Following: 1,072

Total Posts: 2028

Cost per post: $49,700 (N17, 999, 352)

Occupation: Artist

Spot: 48 (globally) 4 (Nigeria)

Followers: 7, 508, 721

Following: 968

Total Posts: 102

Cost per post: $47,200 (N17, 093, 952)

Occupation: Artist

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