10 Most Influential Nigerian Celebrities On Social Media

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We have seen an upsurge in the use of social media by our celebrities, gone are the days where meeting or interacting with your favorite celebs seem golden.  These celebrities do not only come online to sell their products, they now see their followers as family and in most cases interact with their fans directly through their accounts. Their social media presence pulls them large number of followers all across the notable social media platform.  Here is a list of influential celebrities…


The small boy no doubt has become a man. Davido was the boy who took us all by surprise when all he did was nod his head and scream in “Back When”, his first single with Naeto C. Shortly after this, Davido showed us all he was here to stay when he dropped, Da Mi Duro, Aye, Gobe and the rest making us dance to his beats.  Davido’s popularity on social media ranged from one controversy or another. Engaged in constant photo scandal with his female fans to showing off his most expensive acquisition, and his latest leading to the rise of Mayorkun, Davido has gained himself over 8.5Million followers across Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.


We all know “P-Square” is one and not two like they constantly remind us in their music video but Peter Okoye from the duo “P-Square” seems to be making a huge presence across social media platform as against his brother, Paul Okoye.

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The dancer and singer who recently went on a “tell-all” spree about his family and career causing so much controversy has no doubt successfully garner himself over 8Million followers across the three major Social media platform.

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The “Ojuelegba” star boy is one active social media celebrity. Ayo Balogun popularly called Wizkid has massive social presence be it on his album sales, flaunting off his acquisitions, selfies or collabos with international acts or introducing his newest girlfriend,

Wizkid has been able to gather over 7Million followers in total across Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.


Nollywood actress Genevieve may have been in the public space for long, her star power has not diminished by any measure. Having graced our screen with her presence, Genevieve Nnaji remains a force in the media seen.

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From her stylish and captivating pictures to her goofy tweets, pretty Genevieve has herself over 6Milion people looking forward to her next action.


The Mavin Records first lady and ROC Nation’s newest artiste, Tiwa Savage is one of the many sweethearts in the Nigerian music industry. Tiwa who seemed to have lived a scandal free life for a long while had all attention turned to her when her marriage to her ex manager, TeeBillz crumbled.

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The marriage trouble started right on social media when her husband spilled the beans on their marriage. Tiwa has since bounced back and she didn’t come alone, she came with almost 6Million followers across all platforms.


Not only is she sexy like we all know, she is one of the most influential celebrities in Nigeria and Africa as a whole. The Nollywood actress, singer, mother of four and philanthropist have cultivated the habit of interacting with her fans.

The beautiful actress who also has her on Reality show has got herself over 6Million people always trying to know more about her across the social media platform. With this, she has earned herself a spot.


The Mavin Boss is definitely no push over when it comes to social media popularity. His sense of humor has garnered him several followers across the platform. Perceived to be a shy person, his presence on Social media leaves us wondering if the Doro Boss is truly shy or not.


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With his constant giveaways, hilarious memes or tweets, discovering of new artistes, sick music beats and his constant obsession with Rihanna has got him a total of 5Million followers.

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One Nigerian comedian who has successfully stolen our hearts within a short period of time has got to be Ayo Makun popularly known as AY.

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With his live comedy shows, comedy skits, competition and recently his acting skill, all these have made him one of the influential celebrities around. With more than 5Million people following him, AY is a bag full of surprises.



Beautiful and delectable Rita Dominic is one very loveable actress in the Nigerian Movie Industry scene. The actress who always captivates her followers with her fashion sense and contagious smile has over 4Million people as her army.

With her Facebook live chat, the actress has been able to keep up with her fans making their love go stronger.


It would no doubt be a crime if the legend himself does not make this list. Tuface has always been a relevant artiste in the industry. The very goofy artiste has been able to pull himself over more than 4.5Million followers.

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Tuface who until recently has made headlines with his constant women drama has made sure he remains influential not only in Nigeria but across Africa.

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