Last updated on July 27th, 2022 at 09:39 pm
Did you know that more than 54% of the top 20 highest paid Instagram influencers in Africa in 2022 list are dominated by women?
In today’s post, you will be able to find the complete list of highest earning Instagram influencers in Africa.
Spoiler Alert: Davido is one of the top 10 highest paid on Instagram in Africa 2022 but even his over 23 million followers was not enough to get him the number one spot.
However, he picked the number one spot on the list of highest paid on Instagram in Nigeria.
So if Davido is not the number one on Instagram rich list Africa, who is the number one?
Are you curious?
Well, I guess you are, otherwise you won’t be here looking for the highest earners on Instagram in Africa.
but before I proceed let me answer one of the burning questions you have as a side note.
Who has the most followers on Instagram in Africa? Mohammed Salah is the most followed African on Instagram followed by David Adedeji Adeleke aka Davido and Yemi Alade takes the number 3 spot.
Having said that, come let’s find out the top 20 highest paid Instagram influencers in Africa, shall we?
Top 10 Highest Instagram Earners In Africa
Who are the top 10 highest paid Africans on Instagram? The top richest African Instagram influencers are Mohammed Salah, Davido, Yemi Alade, Funke Akindele, Tiwa Savage, AB De Villiers, Wizkid, Mercy Johnson Okorie, Mercy Aigbe, and Candice Swanepoel.
Here is the list of highest paid celebrities on Instagram in Africa 2021.
- Mohammed Salah Egypt $180, 000
- Davido Nigeria $128,000
- Yemi Alade Nigeria $88,000
- Funke Akindele Bello Nigeria $83,000
- Tiwa Savage Nigeria $78,000
- AB De Villiers South Africa $78,000
- Wizkid Nigeria $77,000
- Mercy Johnson Okorie Nigeria $65,000
- Mercy Aigbe Nigeria $61,000
- Candice Swanepoel South Africa $53,000
The top 10 African Instagram rich list is mostly dominated by Nigerian celebrities with South African celebrities taking the second spot.
Having said that, come let’s dive into this post in full.
Mohammed Salah Egypt (Makes $180,000 Per Post)
Football is one of the top 50 most popular sports in the world according to a list that you will find on SMCE.
So it is no surprise that Mohammed came first on this list of top Instagram influencers in Africa. and needless to say that he is the most followed african on instagram.
I mean any player that has the opportunity to play for a team like Liverpool is made for life.
Heck, don’t forget that Liverpool is one of the top 50 richest football clubs in the world.
If you ask me, I would tell you that Liverpool had a big impact on Mohammed Salah’s Instagram growth.
but wait that’s not all!
That’s only a factor because MO Salah is a genius with the ball.
His goal-scoring prowess has made him one of the top players in the Premier League for over 2 consecutive seasons.
So how many Instagram followers does Mohammed Salah have? Mohammed Salah currently has over 42,000,000 (million) followers on Instagram.
This makes him one of the most followed African celebrities on Instagram beating the likes of Davido and Wizkid to the top spot.
So how much does Mohammed Salah make per sponsored post on Instagram? Mohammed Salah makes the sum of $180,000 per sponsored post on Instagram putting him on the number one position of the top 10 highest paid Instagram influencers in Africa.
Davido Nigeria (Makes $128,000 Per Post)
He is popularly called OBO which is an acronym for Omo Baba Olowo which translates to the “son of a rich father”.
Davido is a Nigerian musician, and one of the top 50 best musicians in Africa as of writing this post.
Heck, he is also one of the richest musicians in Africa alongside his eternal rival Wizkid (at least that’s how fans see both artists).
Davido has won several awards during his scintillating career as a top African musician.
Did I forget to add that he is one of the top 4 pioneers of Afrobeat in the modern era (I am talking about this generation of stars that made Afrobeat global).
Davido is easily one of the top Instagram brand influencers in Nigeria with a huge following on social media.
So how many Instagram followers does Davido have? Davido currently has more than 23 million followers on Instagram thus making him the man with the 2nd highest followers on Instagram in Africa. He is the second African Celeb to reach this milestone after Mohammed Salah who edges the singer with over 20 million followers.
Instagram earnings is about the number of followers you have, how engaged such followers are, and the niche.
Davido is a musician as such his star power is high which makes him one of the biggest celebrity influencers on Instagram in Nigeria.
So how much does Davido make per sponsored post on Instagram? According to the 2021 Instagram rich list released, Davido ranked 53rd raking home the sum of $128,000 per Instagram post.
Yemi Alade Nigeria (Makes $88,000 Per Post)
Yemi Alade’s fame started with her 2014 hit song Johnny and today she is one of the most followed person on Instagram in Africa.
This one song has garnered over 100 million views on YouTube making it one of the most viewed African videos on YouTube.
She takes the number 3 spot even beating the likes of Wizkid to fully hold on to this spot on the highest African Instagram earners list.
So how many Instagram followers does Yemi Alade have? As of when writing this blog post, Yemi Alade has over 13 million Instagram followers.
Having found her number of following on INSTA, how much does Yemi Alade make per Instagram post? Yemi Alade makes the sum of $88,000 per sponsored Instagram post.
At the current rate of the dollar, that’s over 30 million Naira assuming you and I adopt the current rate of 411 Naira per dollar.
Also, I think this is about the right time to tell you to stream her recent body of work on Apple.
Funke Akindele Bello Nigeria (Makes $83,000 Per Post)
Popular known as Jennifer named after her popular TV series Jennifer which was a hit in Nigeria.
The actress takes the 4th spot on this list of celebrity influencers on Instagram in Nigeria.
She also did well to hold on the 4th spot on the highest paid Instagram influencers in Africa 2021.
So how many Instagram followers does Funke Akindele Bello have? Funke Akindele Bello currently has over 12 million followers making her one of the top 7 celebs with the highest Instagram followers in Africa 2022.
With that much following, how much does Funke Akindele Bello make per sponsored post on Instagram? Funke Akindele Bello currently makes the sum of $83,000 per sponsored post on Instagram. This makes her one of the top female brand influencers in Nigeria.
Tiwa Savage Nigeria (Makes $78,000 Per Post)
Tiwatope Savage has had an amazing career as a musician and the still success of her last album proves her prowess.
She sits at the top on the Shoutmeceleb Entertainment list of best musicians in Nigeria today.
I have literally enjoyed some of her songs like Attention which was a hit in the country.
Tiwa Savage is also one of the richest musicians in Nigeria with over 5 million US dollars.
As a matter of fact, you can click on the pink link above to read it all, you will enjoy the read.
So how many Instagram followers does Tiwa Savage have? Tiwa Savage currently has over 12 million followers on Instagram.
Her following makes her the top 20 influencers in Nigeria on Instagram.
Having said that, how much does Tiwa Savage make on Instagram per sponsored post? Tiwa Savage currently makes $78,000 per sponsored post on Instagram.
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