The Nigerian entertainment industry has grown and become highly profitable as we can see in the net worth of Nigerian musicians, actors, actresses, and many others in several sectors of the industry. Many Nigerians are obsessed with houses which is a reasonable thing as shelter is one of the most important things in life. The Nigerian entertainment industry has grown and become highly profitable as seen in the net worth of Nigerian musicians, actors, actresses, and many others in several sectors of the industry.
Celebrities now not only wear expensive designer clothes and drive flashy cars but also own houses in some of the most expensive areas in the country and are neighbors to big business moguls in Nigeria.
Here are the top Nigerian celebrities with the most expensive houses in Nigeria.
It is no surprise to find Davido on the number one spot on the list as he is the richest Nigerian musician. The DMW boss who owns a multi-million dollar house in Lekki where he was previously residing stepped up his game in May 2020 after he acquired a new house in Banana Island, Lagos state, a place where many Nigerians refer to as a Billionaire paradise.
The house is said to be worth $ 1.5 million, approximately 5 billion Naira which makes him the Nigerian Celebrity with the most expensive house in the country. According to a Tweet by the singer, he was able to acquire the mansion from the revenue his hit song ‘Fall’ generated.
2) MR. P
Peter Okoye, popularly known as Mr. P takes the number 2 spot on the list of celebrities with the most expensive houses in Nigeria. The singer & entrepreneur who was a member of the defunct P-Square group collectively owned a mansion known as Square Ville with his brothers while they were still together. The house was reportedly put up for sale but Mr. P still owns a home in Banana Island, a place where the likes of Dangote, Mike Adenuga, and many other wealthy Nigerians reside.
Paul Okoye who is well known as Rudeboy follows up his brother, Mr. P on the list of Nigerian celebrities with the nicest / most expensive houses. The ‘Reason With Me’ crooner’s house in Parkview Estate, Ikoyi, is so big that it can accommodate not just his family alone but probably serve as a building too for another institution like a hospital, school, or so.
4) LINDA IKEJI
Nigeria’s most influential blogger, Linda Ikeji, with her luxurious mansion in Banana Island holds a spot on the list of Nigerian celebrities with the most expensive houses.
The mother of one bought the house in 2015 for a sum of N450 million from money generated from her blog.
In an industry as highly competitive and financially rewarding as the Nigerian music industry, Timaya has been able to remain relevant and be on top of the game for over a decade and that has also reflected in his lifestyle as the ordinary boy from Port Harcourt has amassed so much wealth and now live the type of life we see only on TV.
He is currently the 7th richest Nigerian musician with a net worth of over 3 billion Naira. Timaya owns a mansion in Lekki which he purchased in 2018 for a whooping sum of N500 million.
With his numerous ambassadorial deals and hit songs, the DB Record boss can comfortably acquire a mansion in his choice location in Nigeria and he has done just that after acquiring a 3 billion Naira worth house in Ikoyi.
The Five Star Music record label boss and serial entrepreneur who is well known for his admirable and luxury lifestyle online snagged a spot on our list of celebrities with the most expensive/luxurious houses.
Emeka Okonkwo who is well known as E-Money owns a house in his hometown Uli, Anambra State, and also owns a 600 million Naira mansion in Omole Estate, Ikeja, and another in Lekki.
The house uses a theme of gold and white principally.
8) DON JAZZY
The Mavin Record boss, award-winning music producer, singer, and songwriter who owns one of the biggest record labels in Nigeria and holds the 2nd position on the list of richest Nigerian musicians also has one of the nicest houses amongst his peers.
Micheal Collins Ajereh who is well known as Don Jazzy is a proud owner of a 160 million Naira worth house in Lekki and also owns a house in Banana Island.
Don Jazzy hardly shares his private life online so there aren’t many photos of his house.
9) 2FACE IDIBIA
Innocent Idibia was better known by his stage name 2face Idibia, or 2Baba, is a Nigerian veteran singer-songwriter, record producer and entrepreneur.
He completed his mansion worth about 400 million naira in 2016. In addition to this, there is some information that he became the owner of two luxurious mansions in Lagos.
Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun aka Wizkid or Starboy is a Nigerian musician, stage performer and songwriter known for his debut single ‘Holla at your boy.
Wizkid boasts of a thriving career sprinkled with several awards and one Grammy award for his song with Beyonce ‘Brown Skin Girl’.
Most of his songs have millions of Spotify listens, so there’s enough money to buy any house of his choice.
The Afrobeat star currently owns a 3-storey mansion in Los Angeles, US, which reportedly costs between $10 million and $15 million according to Carmart.
Wizkid reportedly acquired this mega crib in 2016.
11. AY ComedianNigerian standup comedian and actor Ayo Makun aka AY has recorded great successes in selling out shows.
AY comedian ventured into the movie scene and made his debut movie ‘30 Days in Atlanta’ as the highest-grossing movie in the history of Nigerian cinema with a box-office total of N137 million at the time. He has produced several blockbuster movies.
It is no wonder that the comedian is able to afford his all white themed mansion; equipped with a state-of-the-art gym, a swimming pool, and a table tennis spot.
12. Tiwa Savage
Mavin songstress Tiwa Savage is among the top celebrities living at Richmond Gate Estate in Lekki Lagos, a serene estate by Haven Homes at Ikate Elegushi area of Lekki Lagos. I don’t know about you, but this mansion looks amazing and eye catching. From the gate of the estate, one can see rows of beautiful houses in the estate.