Instagram is without a doubt one of the world’s most popular and largest social media platforms. However, some well-known celebrities with large followings have taken advantage of this medium to influence businesses and profit from it. In other words, they sponsor business postings on their popular Instagram page and are compensated by the brands for their efforts. You should note that there are local and national influencers, just as there are high-class world influencers. This article is however concentrating on the highest-paid celebrities on Instagram in Africa in 2022.
Here is the list of the highest-paid celebrities on Instagram in Africa in 2022:
- Mohammed Salah
- Yemi Alade
- Funke Akindele-Bello
- Tiwa Savage
- AB De Villiers
- Mercy Johnson-Okojie
- Mercy Aigbe
- Candice Swanepoel
|Name||Country||Instagram Followers||Cost Per Post|
|1.||Mohammed Salah||Egypt||50.4 Million||$231,000|
|3.||Yemi Alade||Nigeria||16.7 Million||$88,100|
|4.||Funke Akindele-Bello||Nigeria||15.2 Million||$83,600|
|5.||Tiwa Savage||Nigeria||14.9 Million||$78,600|
|6.||AB De Villers||South Africa||17.7 Million||$78,200|
|8.||Mercy Johnson-Okojie||Nigeria||12.6 Million||$65,300|
|9.||Mercy Aigbe||Nigeria||10.8 Million||$61,000|
|10.||Candice Swanepoel||South Africa||17.4 Million||$53,200|
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1. Mohammed Salah
Cost Per Post: $231,000
Mohammed Salah is an Egyptian professional footballer. He plays for the Premier League Football club, Liverpool and the Egypt National Football Team.
Salah has successfully through his excellent football skills and the influence of his world-famous football club, been able to gather a large number of followers on his Instagram page. He is however sitting comfortably on the first space of the highest-paid celebrities on Instagram in Africa.
With a total number of 50.4 million followers on Instagram, he earns up to $231,000 per post. Surely, brands and businesses in and beyond Africa would want to get their businesses sponsored on his page due to the number of followers he has and people that can be reached with just their brand appearing on his page.
Cost Per Post: $128,300
Davido with the full name David Adeleke is a popular American-born Nigerian Music star. He is a singer, songwriter, and record producer. And is 2nd on the list of the highest-paid celebrities on Instagram in Africa.
Furthermore, Davido is the owner of the DMW Music Record Label. And since the inception of his Music Label, he has been able to produce more music stars who have succeeded in one way or the other inspired and contributed immensely to the Nigerian music industry. Some of these musicians are Peruzzi, Mayorkun, Yonda and so on. However, some are still part of the record label to date while some have moved on or perhaps concluded their contract.
Davido is however first on the list of the highest-paid Nigerian Celebrities on Instagram. With a total number of 23.9 million followers on Instagram, he earns up to $128,300 per post.
3. Yemi Alade
Cost Per Post: $88,100
Yemi Alade is a Nigerian Afropop singer, songwriter, actress, and activist. She is 3rd on the list of the highest-paid celebrities on Instagram in Africa. With several musical awards and accolades to her name. She is popularly known for her first hit single song “Johnny” which she released in 2014. And over the years, she has continually released other intriguing singles and albums.
Furthermore, she is also known for her love for the African culture. She continually claims this and many love her for that. However, according to some reports, she has gone the extra mile to learn some of the African languages.
With a total number of 16.7 million Instagram followers, she earns up to $88,100 per post on her page.
4. Funke Akindele-Bello
Cost Per Post: $83,600
Funke Akindele-Bello popularly referred to as Funke Akindele is a Nigerian actress and film producer. She is 4th on the list of the highest-paid celebrities on Instagram in Africa.
Furthermore, Funke Akindele-Bello over the years has worked tirelessly and relentlessly to build a name for herself in the movie industry and she has succeeded. She is currently the owner of the SceneOne movie production platform and the producer of the popular Jennifer Diary series. She has continually produced several other movies (including series) and has helped so many upcoming actors gain ground in the movie industry.
However, you can not name some of the most influential Nigerian actresses in the country at the moment and not mention her name.
With a total number of 15.2 million Instagram followers, the gain per post on her page is $83,600.
5. Tiwa Savage
Cost Per Post: $78,600
Tiwa Savage is a British-Nigerian singer, songwriter and actress. She is one of the most popular and richest musicians in Nigeria. And one of the early Nigerian musical stars that have immensely influenced the Nigerian music industry.
Furthermore, she has quite a number of accolades and awards to her name and in recent times has been making waves at the international level.
She is however the 5th on the list of the highest-paid celebrities on Instagram in Africa. With a total number of 14.9 million Instagram followers, she earns up to $78,600 per Instagram post.
6. AB De Villers
Cost Per Post: $78,200
AB De Villers with the full name, Abraham Benjamin De Villers is a South African International Cricketer. Although he began his international career as a Wicket-keeper batsman, he most solely played as a batsman.
He was however regarded as one of the most innovative and destructive batsmen of all time and of course, in the modern era likewise. Also, he is known for a range of unorthodox shorts particularly being the wicket-keeper.
With a total number of 17.7 million Instagram followers, he earns up to $78,200 per post on his Instagram page.
Cost Per Post: $77,000
Wizkid with the full name Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. He is one of the greatest musicians in Africa with a lot of amazing records. Also, he is a Grammy-award winner and one of the richest and highest-paid musicians in Nigeria and Africa.
However, he is 7th on the list of the highest-paid celebrities on Instagram in Africa. And with a total number of 14.5 million Instagram followers, he earns up to $77,000 per post.
8. Mercy Johnson-Okojie
Cost per Post: $65,300
Mercy Johnson-Okojie popularly known as Mercy Johnson is a Nigerian actress. She has featured in many Nollywood movies and has successfully intrigued many Nigerians with her creative acting skills. Likewise, she has won many awards and is highly recognised in the Nollywood industry.
Mercy Johnson is also known for making short funny videos with her family and posting them on her page, this is however for the purpose of influencing.
With a total number of 12.6 million Instagram followers, she earns up to $65,300 per post.
9. Mercy Aigbe
Cost Per Post: $61,000
Mercy Aigbe is a Nigerian actress. She has featured in quite a number of Nigerian movies and gotten several awards and accolades to her name. She is currently one of the highest-paid celebrities on Instagram in Africa.
And with a total number of 10.8 million Instagram followers, she earns up to $61,000 per post.
10. Candice Swanepoel
Cost Per Post: $53,200
Candice Swanepoel is a South African model and philanthropist. She was the former angel for the popular lingerie brand, Victoria’s Secret. However, she now has her own swimwear brand with the name Tropic of C.
Furthermore, Candice Swanepoel is now a businesswoman alongside being a model. She remained a model regardless of the expiration of her contract with the Victoria’s Secret Brand. As she now models for her newly founded swimwear brand. She is however the 10th and the last on this list of the “highest-paid celebrities on Instagram in Africa.”
With a total number of 17.4 million Instagram followers, she earns up to $53,200 per post.