Top 20 Highest Paid Instagram Influencers in Africa 2022

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Last updated on July 27th, 2022 at 09:39 pm

Top 20 High Earning African Instagram Celebrities 


Who are the 20 highest paid celebs on Instagram in Africa? Here is a complete list below for you:


  • Idris Sultan Tanzania (makes $42,000 per post) 


  • Boity Thulo South Africa (Makes $ 31,100 Per Post)


  • Bonang Matheba South Africa (Makes $ 27,700 Per Post)


  • Adesuwa Etomi Wellington Nigeria (Makes $26,700 Per Post) 


  • Amanda Du Pont South Africa (Makes $24,500 Per Post) 


Idris Sultan Tanzania (Makes $42,900 Per Post)


Idris may not be a very popular face in West Africa but in East Africa, he certainly is popular. 


He is a Tanzanian radio show host, comedian, and actor. 


Since winning the BBA Hotshots in 2014, the actor and comedian have found fame unlike no other. 


He currently has 7 million-plus followers on Instagram. 


So how much does Idris Sultan charge per sponsored post on Instagram? Sultan charges the sum of $43,000 per Instagram sponsored post. 


Boity Thulo South Africa (Makes $ 31,100 Per Post


South Africa is a beautiful country and someday I would love to vacate there with my family. 


Having said that, Boity Thulo has enjoyed a successful career both as a rapper and businesswoman. 


She has worked with artists like Nasty C and Cassper Nyovest. 


So who is she? She is a South African actress, rapper, and TV personality. 


She has 5 million loyal followers on Instagram which makes her the sum of $31,000


She is the 12th highest paid Instagram influencer in Africa. 


Bonang Matheba South Africa (Makes $ 27,700 Per Post)


Dorathy is popularly known in South Africa for being the signature voice of her own show. 


She is a South African businesswoman, TV personality, model, and producer. 


She was born on 25 June 1987 in South Africa to parents Gampi Matheba, Charlotte Mokoena. 


So how many followers does Bonang Matheba have? She has over 4.4 million followers on Instagram. 


Her followers’ engagement is why she charges the sum of $27,000 per sponsored post on Instagram. 


Adesuwa Etomi Wellington Nigeria (Makes $26,700 Per Post) 


Banky W has to be one of the luckiest men in the world for landing such a beauty for a wife. 


Although he is one of the richest on the continent, we could say money and character is why he won her over. 


Having said that, Adesuwa Etomi is a Nigerian actress and wife of Banky W. 


She was the star of the movie knocking on heaven’s door which won her an award at the AMVCA


So how many followers does Adesuwa Etomi Wellington have on Instagram? She currently has over 4.3 million followers. 


She also has a very high engagement on the platform which has returned a positive ROI being an influencer. 


Adesuwa charges the sum of $26,700 per sponsored post on Instagram.


Amanda Du Pont South Africa (Makes $24,500 Per Post) 


Amanda Du Pont is a Hollywood star with her successful roles in the Netflix series Shadow. 


She also starred in Life Is Wild while also taking on a role in the comedy Taryn and Sharon. 


Du Pont was born on the 26th of June 1988 and she is currently married to Shawn Rodriques. 


So how many followers does Amanda Du Pont have on Instagram? Amanda Du Pont currently has 3 million-plus followers on the social media platform. 


She charges $24,000 per sponsored post on Instagram making her the 15th most expensive Instagram influencer in Africa. 




This is the complete list of the top 20 highest paid Instagram influencers in Africa. 


Mohammed Salah and Davido occupied the number one and two spots no doubt. 


The only surprise I had is finding Yemi Alade at number 3.


I would have easily tipped Wizkid to occupy Yemi’s spot and I would have been a joker. 


Since this is a comprehensive list, I am hoping you find it thrilling. 


In conclusion, I would love to hear your thoughts… 


Which celeb do you predict to top this list come 2022?


Leave a comment below with your thoughts and I will be sure to follow up with you. 


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