Nigeria is a country with a rich cultural heritage, and its music industry has produced many talented artistes who were born into wealthy families.
Some of these artistes were privileged to be in families, which allowed them to pursue their musical dreams and achieve success on a global scale.
In this article, we will take a look at the top 10 Nigerian artistes who were born into wealthy families.
And the No.1 on the list is, David Adedeji Adeleke, popularly known by his stage name Davido, an American-born Nigerian singer, songwriter, and record producer and he’s the son of a billionaire, Adedeji Adeleke.
Adedeji Adeleke is a Nigerian billionaire, business magnate, and president of Adeleke University.
He is also the CEO of Pacific Holdings Limited.
2. DJ Cuppy
Florence Ifeoluwa Otedola (born 11 November 1992), professionally known as DJ Cuppy, or simply Cuppy, is a Nigerian disc jockey and producer.
She is the daughter of Nigerian businessman Femi Otedola. She grew up in Lagos and moved to London at the age of 13.
Femi Otedola is a Nigerian businessman and philanthropist. He is the former chairman of Forte Oil PLC and is the current executive chairman of Geregu Power PLC.
Otedola is also the founder of Zenon Petroleum and Gas Ltd, and the owner of a number of other businesses across shipping, real estate, and finance. He has recently invested in power generation as part of the liberalization of the sector in Nigeria.
3. Mr. Eazi
Oluwatosin Ajibade (born 19 July 1991), better known by his stage name Mr. Eazi is a singer-songwriter, record label owner, and an entrepreneur.
Mr. Eazi grew up in an entrepreneurial home. His mother owned a small business and his father is a pilot.
His father, Captain Olukayode Ajibade, a retired Airforce officer is a pilot and also owns a consulting aviation firm
4. Naeto C
Naetochukwu Chikwe popularly known as Naeto C who is a rapper, singer, and songwriter and is the son of Kema Chikwe.
Keme Chikwe is the former Nigerian Minister of aviation and is currently the Nigerian Ambassador to Ireland. Naeto C graduated from George Washington University.
Adebayo Adeleke popularly known as B-Red is a popular singer and the son of Nigerian politician and the current governor of Osun State, Ademola Adeleke.
He was born in Atlanta, Georgia and he’s the cousin to Nigerian megastar, Davido.
Damilola Afolabi popularly known as L.A.X is a Nigerian singer, and songwriter. He’s the son of Nigerian billionaire and industrialist, Taiwo Afolabi.
Taiwo Afolabi is the founder of SIFAX Group, a company that deals in oil and gas.
His full and real name is Chuka Edozien. Lynxxx is a rapper and his father is former Bendel state deputy governor, Chief John D. Edozien.
Bendel state in 1991 was split into Delta and Edo state. Lynxxx was the first Nigerian artiste to be endorsed by Pepsi.
His father, John Edozien is also a corporate business tycoon and he was chairman of some Nigerian companies including Jenkyns Consult Nigeria Limited and Benz Automobile Service Limited. He was also the Director of Linkage Assurance Plc and Diamond Bank Plc.
His real and full name is Folarin Falana (born 27 October 1990), better known by his stage name Falz, is a Nigerian rapper, songwriter, and actor.
He’s the son of popular lawyer(SAN) and human rights activist, Femi Falana.
9. Dr. Sid
His real and full name is Sidney Oniriode Esiri. He is a singer and songwriter.
Dr. Sid was born to a successful fashion designer mother and a deceased veteran Nollywood actor, Justus Esiri.
His real and full name is Adeyemi Adetona. Tillaman is a singer and songwriter, he is the son of the late Alaafin of Oyo state, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III.
Tillaman has featured notable individuals in the industry including JJC Skillz. His popular songs include “Koma Roll“, “Oni Reason“, “Badman” amongst others.
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