Nigerian celebrities have made it a trend/norm to always emphasize on how they came from a very poor background and how their hard work & fame was the saving grace for them from poverty but that isn’t the case with all Nigerian celebrities as some of them were actually born into a rich family with a silver spoon.
Today we will be looking at 15 Nigerian celebrities who were born rich and still had to work for their own money despite their rich background.
15 Nigerian Celebrities That Were Born With A Silver Spoon
1. Davido ( Net worth – $18 million)
David Adedeji Adeleke born 21st November 1992 in Atlanta Georgia popularly known as Davido or OBO is one of Nigeria’s highest-earning musicians. The wealthy celebrity whose net worth according to Forbes is 18 million US dollars equivalently 6 billion, 859 million Naira was born with a silver spoon. Davido was born into the Adeleke’s family, his father Adedeji Adeleke is a Nigerian billionaire, business magnate and founder of Adeleke University.
The singer spent his early years in the US and attended British International School in Lagos state upon relocation to Nigeria. He furthered his education at Babcock University which is one of the best universities in Nigeria after dropping out of Oakwood university due to poor grades. Davido is among those celebrities who have tasted wealth before shooting to the limelight and securing personal wealth.
2. DJ Xclusive (Net Worth – $2.1 million)
Nigerian Disc Jockey, record producer, and artist Rotimi Alakija born in the UK on 16th October better known as DJ Xclusive is a wealthy celebrity born with a silver spoon. The Dj spent his early life abroad but relocated to Nigeria where he did his secondary education and went back to the United Kingdom for his bachelor’s degree.
Wealthy celebrity Dj Xclusive is Nigeria’s richest DJ with an estimated net worth of $2.1million. He is a nephew to Africa’s richest woman Folorunso Alakija.
3. Rita Dominic (Net Worth – $2 million)
Nollywood award-winning actress Rita Dominic was born into the Nwaturuocha royal family of Aboh Mbaise local government area in Imo state. The actress who was born wealthy attended prestigious Federal government college Ikot Ekpene Akwa Ibom state, which is the oldest local government in Nigeria and later became an alumnus of the University of Port Harcourt where she acquired a bachelors degree in Theatre Arts.
Rita Dominic is one of the richest Nigerian actresses with an estimated net worth of 2 million US dollars according to moss9ja but she is known to live a humble and low key lifestyle free from splurging on luxuries.
4. L.A.X (Net Worth – $1.5 million)
Born 10th, April 1993 to billionaire father Taiwo Olayinka Afolabi, musician L.A.X whose name is Damilola Afolabi is among the wealthy Nigerian celebrities born with a silver spoon. The musician was born in Lagos state where he attended Turkish international school for his secondary education and went abroad to further his education. L.A.X started as a rapper before switching up to becoming a singer.
5. Cuppy ( Net Worth – $1.8 million)
Talented disc jockey Florence Ifeoluwa Otedola popularly known as DJ Cuppy born 11th, November 1992 is a wealthy celebrity born to one of Nigeria’s richest men, oil magnate, and business mogul Femi Oteodola. DJ Cuppy was born in Lagos stated where she attained her secondary education before moving abroad for her university degree.
The DJ has traveled across the globe in grand style and lived in luxuries as she was born with a silver spoon. She followed her passion and went into disk jockeying and music production with her personal owned Red Velvet record label and production company.
6. Naeto C (Net Worth – $7.5 million)
Born in Houston, Texas, Nigerian rapper Naetochukwu Chikwe known by his stage name Naeto C is a celebrity born into an influential family. The Rapper who attained his degrees abroad is married with kids and his parents are influential politicians in Imo state from which he hails.
Naeto C is estimated to be worth $7.5 million by various online site but this estimation isn’t certified.
7. Toolz (Net Worth – $110,000)
Well endowed presenter and on-air personality Tolu Oniru was popularly known now as Toolz born into the royal Oniru family of Lagos state on 6th, July 1982 is one celebrity born with a silver sparkling spoon.
Toolz was born in London where she did her primary education before moving to Nigeria for her secondary education. She attained her degree abroad and she’ married with a baby boy which was welcomed recently.
8. Dr. Sid (Net Worth – $1.2million)
Dr. Sid is a wealthy celebrity born to a celebrity father, veteran Nollywood actor Justus Esiri (MON) on 1st, May 1980 in Lagos state. The professional dentist Sidney Onoriode Esiri turned musician hails from Okpe Urhobo in Delta state.
He is married with a beautiful daughter and another child on the way with an estimated net worth of $1.2 million by infoguidenigeria.
9.Waliyah (Net Worth – Unestimated)
Daughter of late M.K.O Abiola, who was a former head of state in Nigeria Waliyah Abiola is no doubt a celebrity born with a silver spoon. Waliyah has an MSc in Engineering but she’s following her passion for music and definitely shooting into the limelight as she has featured with A list Nigerian artist on the same stage and sold-out concerts.
10. Lynxxx (Net Worth – $2.5 million)
Born on 24th, May 1983 with a silver spoon to the former deputy governor of the then Bendel State, Chief John .D Edozien. The musician Chuka Edozien is a handsome celebrity recognized globally. Lynxxx is estimated to be worth $2.5 million and his splendid and amazing life of flattery can be seen on his IG page @its_lynxxx
11. D’Banj (Net Worth – $6 million)
Koko master Oladapo Daniel Oyenbanjo known by fans as Dbanj didn’t experience the hardship of life growing up as he was born to wealthy parents. His father was a military officer who commanded an artillery regiment.
Dbanj is one of the richest Nigerian musicians with an estimated net worth of $6 million. Dbanj is married and well established with luxurious cars, endorsement deals.
12. Ozzy Bosco (Net Worth – $150,000)
Stylish child star Oziomachukwu Favour Mojekwu known as Ozzy Bosco born to wealthy parents on 7th, January 2007, is a celebrity that has tasted the savor of wealth. Ozzy who is an award-winning child star has sung a couple of good songs and he is known for his huge style and wealthy display.
He is estimated to be worth $150,000 an amount most adults are not worth.
13. Tillaman (Net Worth – unestimated)
Adeyemi Adetona known as Tillaman is a royal celebrity. He is a son of the Alafin of Oyo HRH, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III. Tillaman is an international celebrity who have made waves in music but his net worth is unknown.
14. Banky W ( Net Worth – $9 million)
Musician and actor Olubankole Wellington who is well known as Banky W born 27th, March 1981 in the United States is a celebrity who tasted the good things of life and didn’t endure the much hardship other celebrities suffered growing up.
The politician and husband to A-list actress Adesuwa Etomi is estimated to be worth $9 million.
15. Joke Silva (Net Worth – $10 million)
Veteran Nollywood actress Joke Silva born 29th, December 1961 is a topnotch celebrity born in the early 1960s into an influential family. Joke’s mother was a pioneering doctor while her father was a lawyer.
The celebrity attended the University of Lagos for a degree before relocating to England to further her education. The celebrity is estimated to be worth $10 million from her endorsements, movies, production, and company which she co-owns with her husband, veteran Nollywood Actor Olu Jacob.
Nigerian Celebrities born with silver spoons are over a score and this is just a few to keep you updated about the entertainment industry. Which celebrity on the list didn’t occur to you was born with a silver spoon? Let me know in the comment section below.
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