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Today, I want to share with you, list of Nigerian celebrities that were born into Rich Families. Truth is that Money and power can be intoxicating.
With Money, comes Power. Money can easily make the most talented people abandon their skill since there is no need to pursue their dream. However, this is not always the case for some persons who were born with a silver spoon.
Some Nigerian celebrities were opportune to be born into rich and influential families, but that did not deter them from pushing forward to make a name for themselves, by themselves.
A number of great entertainers had to start from the scratch to become famous, while others who were born into Rich families may have not encountered certain problem as their counterpart who came from nothing.
Today on SuperNigeria, I will be sharing with you, Seven Nigerian celebrities who were born into rich and influential families.
1. DJ Cuppy
Taking the number 1 position on our list, is the daughter to Nigerian Billionaire, DJ Cuppy.
Her full name is Florence Ifeoluwa Otedola, but she adopts the stage name “DJ Cuppy”. Cuppy is the daughter of Nigerian billionaire and chairman of Forte Oil, Femi Otedola.
Notwithstanding her father’s enormous wealth, Cuppy is silently and slowly, but gradually making a name for herself in the Nigerian Entertainment industry.
If you’re a follower of DJ Cuppy on Instagram, Twitter, you will know that on numerous occasions, the Billionaire daughter has often made attempts at blending with regular folks despite being a rich kid.
Her yearning to blend in has earned Million of Loyal fans and poor hatred filled critics over the years.
The 2nd on our List of Nigerian Celebrities born into Rich Family is Davido. Davido is no longer just a Nigerian Artist, but one who is respected in Africa and the world at large. He’s the only Nigerian followed by Football legend, Cristiano Ronaldo.
Davido has so many fans and critics, who I need to mention here, are fans to Wizkid. Davido, who is popularly referred to as ‘Omo Baba Olowo’, has done great for himself in the music industry.
His full name, David Adeleke, he is the son of renowned business mogul, Adedeji Adeleke. With hard work, smart brain and tireless nights, this handsome young man has climbed to the very top of the ladder, to become one of the biggest artists in Nigeria even though his father initially frowned at him for abandoning school to become an entertainer.
Davido once said that his billionaire father, Adedeji Adeleke arrest him when he came to Nigeria to kickstart his musical career.
3. Naeto C
Naeto C is another rapper who is from a very rich Family. His full name, Naetochukwu Chikwe, who is publicly known as Naeto C is the son of Kema Chikwe, a former Nigerian federal minister of aviation.
Honestly, Naeto might have taken a back seat in the entertainment industry recently, but he is responsible for hit songs like 5 and 6, 10 over 10, to name a few. And his music has helped pushed the Nigerian Music industry to where it is today.
A lawyer by profession, born to one of Nigeria’s brightest mind in law, Femi Falana.
Falz may have entered the industry years ago but has recently become a household name in Nigeria, thanks to his fearless and critic music, which is focused on corruption in Nigeria, Islamic terrorism and Christianity.
The Nigerian rapper, who is born “Folarin ‘Falz’ Falana” is the son of top Nigerian lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana.
Falz studied and graduated as a lawyer, but decided to abandon the court to make a name for himself in Music, which has paid off handsomely.
5. Ademola Adedoyin
Fifth on this list of Nigerian celebrities born to Rich Family is Ademola Adedoyin. Ademola Adedoyin can be described as an accomplished Actor, or a fast-rising star, it depends on your perspective. But the truth is that the Movie star is slowly making a name for himself in Nollywood.
Ademola Adedoyin is known for his roles in blockbusters such as October 1 and King of Boys. However, the actor has done well for himself and has tried not to flaunt it around that he is the son of a famous industrialist, Samuel Adedoyin, who is the CEO of Doyin Group of Companies.
The next star on this list is L.A.X.
L.A.X who is both a singer and producer has done well for himself in the Nigerian Music industry.
L.A.X whose real name is Damilola Afolabi, known mostly by his pseudonym, L.A.X, is the son of Nigerian billionaire and industrialist, Taiwo Afolabi.
Taiwo Afolabi is the founder of SIFAX Group, which is a company that deals in the shipping of oil and gas.
in 2013, L.A.X signed on to Wizkid’s label, Star Boy entertainment.
7. B Red
Last on this least, but not the bit least is B-Red, who is a cousin to Davido.
B-Red is a Nigerian singer whose real name is Adebayo Adeleke. B-Red is the son of the Nigerian dancing politician, Ademola Adeleke, who recently contested for the Osun state governorship election but lost.
What do you think about this list of Nigerian Celebrities from Rich Families?