Most Influential Naija Entertainers part2
The list still continues lolz
BasketMouth: is equally one of the
brightest entertainers that has come out of the comedy industry following his multi
million naira deal with Globacom which has put him ahead of his contemporaries,
Basketmouth has reached the peak of his career and has subsequently been an
anchor on MTV where he features celebrities on his show.
These days to have
Basketmouth anchor your event and perform for about
30-45 minutes, you will have to pay at least a million naira
and he anchors at least two events per week. He is definitely the biggest earner
in the comedy industry.
Omotola Jalade: Ekeinde Popularly known as Omo sexy, this actress is worth about 60 million naira and she has certainly paid her dues in the industry.
Omotola, who now charges N5m per movie has turned
down scripts worth N3m and the recent one, a N2.5m role which Ireti Doyle took over. “Omotola got a whooping N5m for her role in the movie, ‘Amina’ whilst she earned N4.5m for her role in ‘Ties that Bind’ after a series of negotiations. She
has also built a formidable music career that takes most
of time, apart from the new reality TV show she just debuted.
Ini Edo began her film career in 2000, and has featured in more than 50
movies since. She has also gotten an endorsement with
Glo as an ambassador which churned in millions of naira.
She has also received various endorsements with reputable companies, among
which is a deal with Noble Hair worth N40million. She is
currently a producer and director.
Also known as Mr. Capable, Banky W has proved to Nigerians that he is capable
of being among the richest entertainers in the industry.
He makes the bulk of his wealth from gigs and is said to charge between 2.5 million naira ($15,800) and 3
million naira ($19,000) per show, and performs three to
four times each week.
He is a brand ambassador for Estisalat, one of Nigeria’s telecommunications giants, where he featured in their
popular commercial, 0809ja for life. He also featured in Coca Cola-Nigeria’s World Cup theme song and
Microsoft’s Anti-cyber Crime Initiative. Banky W as a philanthropist, he founded the Mr. Capable Foundation
WizKid another young talent making wave in Nigeria and the world . He is one of the
fastest rising Nigerian
musicians around, at 23 this versatile act is believed to possess the qualities to take
over the music scene
especially with his recent collaboration, which earned him great collaborations
with top world entertainers such as Akon, Young Jeezy,
and Kardinal Official.
He signed a multi-million naira endorsement deal with Pepsi. Wizkid‘s new endorsement deal worth about $350,000 US dollars.
Wiz Kid is believed to have signed an undisclosed multi-
million dollar deal with Akon’s Convict music label and the deal has set the
young artist as the 4th richest artist in Nigeria at the
moment. He also earns from weekly shows. Though the
details of his earnings are not explicit, he is sure a topearner.
Culled from informationng.com