TThis list is about children born into wealthy homes and those who have earned their families substantial wealth through with their talent. Some of them feature as a result of the wealthy status of their parents. Let’s quickly run through this list and find out about these rich kids.
Nollywood actress Regina Daniels is currently the highest paid teenager in Nollywood. The beautiful actress is believed to earn an average of N600,000 per movie. She is currently a student of the premier private University in Nigeria, Igbinedion University. She is the founder of Regina Daniels Charity Foundation, a non-governmental organization focused on catering for disabled children. She is believed to be worth around $350,000.
Emmanuella is quite a popular name in Nigeria because of this young talented comedienne. She was born Emmanuella Samuel on the 22nd day of July 2010. She shot into the limelight when she began featuring in comedy skits produced by Mark Angel. Videos of her comedy skit in YouTube constantly re eive views exceeding 1 million. The Mark Angel Youtube channel as of now has over 100 million views and well over 900,000 channel subscribers. It was recently revealed that Emmanuel a will be starring in an upcoming Disney movie following her trip to Disneyland. She has signed so many lucrative endorsement deals over the last couple of years. She was selected as a brand ambassador for Peak Milk and also yoghurt drink, FreshYo. Emmanuella has also appeared in ad campaigns for Nickelodeon and Wikipedia. She is the youngest ever recipient of the Afro-Australian Music & Movie Awards (AAMMA). Other awards she has won include the NEA Award, City People Award and the Niger Delta Special Talent Award. She was hosted by CNN in November 2016. Her current net worth is put at N25 million. Emmanuella is a worthy feature on this list of top ten richest kids in Nigeria 2019.
Ahmed Star Boy
Ahmed indeed is a star boy. He is the young prodigy of one of Nigeria’s greatest musicians Wikizid also known as Starboy Wizzy. Ahmed is no doubt one of the most popular 12-year-olds in Nigeria today. He is signed on to Starboy Entertainment. Ahmed announced himself to the whole world when he performed at the homecoming concert of Wizkid in December 2017. His electric performance that night got the crowd screaming and Wizkid signed him up to his record label while promising the young boy the cash sum of N10 million.
Next is 13 year old Fuji pop sensation, Destiny Boy. He announced his arrival on the music scene in Nigeria when he released a cover to Davido’s hit single, ‘If’, which went viral and created a lot of buzz for the young entertainer. His real name is Afeez Adesina and he was born in Agege area of Lagos. His music style is influenced by fuji music which is the popular music style in the area where he grew up. He fused his beloved fuji music with pop music and create a style of music unique to him. He is one to watch for the future.
Marylove Edwards is the number one tennis superstar in Africa for her age category. She revealed was attracted to tennis at the age of four. In 2018, she defeated Kumba of Mali 6-2, 6-0 to win the 2018 CAT/ITF West and Central African Junior Championship qualifiers held in Togo, West Africa. She is currently managed by Temple Management Company (TMC) while her dad coaches her.
Ozzy Bosco is one of the richest young entertainers in Nigeria today. His real name is Oziomachukwu Mojekwu. He also goes by the nickname Ozzybee. While he was still a very young boy, his family discovered he had a love for music and they were able to nurture him into an internationally respected multi award-winning versatile recording artist. The young man has also tried his hands at acting. He is no doubt a superstar. He has featured on Britain’s Got Talent show and earned himself a standing ovation from the crowd.
Amarachi Uyaenne is a young singer who was born on the 17th of July 2004. She goes by the stage name Amarachi. She won the maiden edition of Nigeria’s Got Talent and went home with a cash prize of N10,000,000. She hails from IMO state though she grew up in Delta where she started dancing at age 5. She released her debut single titled “Amarachi Dance” after she won Nigeria’s Got Talent. She then followed up with another song titled “Ova Sabi” which featured top music star Phyno. Both singles were well received and attracted positive reviews from music critics. Currently, she runs the Amarachi Talent Academy, a talent school conceived with the aim of nurturing and training young children with musical and dance talents. She is currently enrolled as a student at the University Preparatory Secondary School, Benin City, Edo State.
Ify Ufele owns ChubbiLine, a clothing brand that caters for people of all shapes and sizes. She delved into fashion designing after she was teased and bullied for her weight. She revealed she learnt how to sew from her grandmother starting when she was 3 years old. She is now a master of the art and now skillfully integrates African fabrics into her designs. Ify has been invited to the New York Fashion Week to showcase her designs. However, for young Ify, her ambition to become a structural engineer is well alive despite her success as a fashion designer.
Muhammed Lawal Mustapha aka Mompha Junior is the son of a famous Nigerian businessman Ismaila Mustapha aka Mompha. His father owns and runs Momoha Bureau De Change which is one of the leading bureaus de change in Africa handling millions of transactions each year. The young Ismaila is the heir to his father’s business which makes him feature on this list.
DJ Young Money
DJ Young Money is an 11-year-old disc jockey. He is signed on to K-Nation Entertainment, as the in-house DJ of the Label. Recently, he was hired as the official Disk Jockey at the birthday ceremony of the Asiwaju of Lagos, Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s birthday and received accolades from Governor Ambode for his performance. Well, we can say the boy has got it in his blood as his father is also a DJ.
These are the top ten richest kids in Nigeria 2019. They are making waves in different areas of life. From sports to entertainment to fashion to business, these youngsters are marking marks that even adults can only dream of.