Instagram is a free, online photo-sharing application and social network platform that was created by Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, and launched in October 2010. Instagram was later acquired by Facebook in 2012. instagram allows users to edit and upload photos and short videos through a mobile app. Users also have the option of making their profile private so that only their followers can view their posts.
Today, Instagram is now a very useful tool for marketing brands on social media. Thanks some of African celebrities who are killing it on Instagram because of the numbers of their follower. These celebrities are know as Instagram influencers.
In this article I will discuss top 5 Africa Instagram influencers, cost per post on their page and their respective netwoth including davido’s networth.
First, who is a influencers? An influencer is basically anyone who’s built themselves an online reputation by doing and sharing awesome things online. To their audiences, influencers are tastemakers, trendsetters and trusted experts whose opinions about certain subjects are respected.
Many brands just can’t compete with that and so they partner with influencers instead for sponsored posts that help get the word out about their products.
Typically these influencer deals involve the creation of content an Instagram post, video or Story and will sometimes include permission for the brand to use this content on their own site or in an ad.
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Most of these deals are negotiable and can involve a single post or an entire campaign in exchange for a fee, a free product, a service, a gift, the promise of exposure, or some combination of these.
Here are the top 5 Africa Instagram influencers:
Born on 15 June 1992 in Nagrig, Egypt, mohammed salah is an Egyptian professional footballer who plays as a forward for premier league club liverpool and the egypt national team. Considered one of the best players in the world, he is known for his dribbling, speed and finishing skills.
Salah is often nicknamed as the Egyptian Messi for his playing style. He started his career with the youth team of the Egyptian capital club ‘El Mokawloon.’ Soon, his transition happened to the club’s senior team in the ‘Egyptian Premier League’ in 2010. He has also played for Swiss club FC Basel, Premier League club Chelsea, Seria A clubs Fiorentina and Roma.
Salah won the Premier League Golden Boot in his debut season at Liverpool with 32 goals in 36 league games and also became the record scorer for Liverpool in a debut and a single season with 44 goals in all competitions in 2017-2018. He has won PFA Players’ Player of the Year, FWA Footballer of the Year, Premier League Player of the Season, and Liverpool Player of the Season in 2017-18. Recently he has won the 2018 FIFA Puskas Award.
Mohammed Salah net worth
Spotted in number 1 position in Africa and number 38 in the world.
Instagram followers: 30.7 million
Earnings per post: $165,000
The net worth of Mohamed Salah is estimated at around $40 million. He has an annual salary of $14 million in Liverpool. Salah has a sponsorship deal with Adidas, Vodafone Egypt, and other companies.
2.David Adeleke (Davido)
Born on 21 November 1992 in Atlanta, Georgia, United States and raised in Lagos, David Adedeji Adeleke, better known by his stage name Davido A.k.A omo baba olowo, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, and record producer.
Davido interest in music began during his time at Oakwood University. He bought musical equipments and started making beats, in addition to recording vocal references. He dropped out of Oakwood University when he started getting bad grades and relocated to London, where he focused more of his energy towards vocals as opposed to production.
Davido become popular after his single hit song “Dami Duro” released in 2011. Since then he rose to be a International artist with performances all over the world.
Davido is a co-owner of HKN Music record label along side Sina Rambo, B. Red and DeeKay and his elder brother Adewale Adeleke. A music label which has produced music for top Nigerian artistes, the like of – Tiwa Savage, Naeto C, skales and many others.
Davido is married to Chioma Avril Rowland who happens to be davido’s coursemate back in University. Chioma recently gave birth to a baby boy for omo baba olowo. Davido named the baby- IFEANYI DAVID ADEDEJI ADELEKE Jr.
Davido net worth
Spotted in number one position in Nigeria as top Instagram influencers, number two in Africa and number 38 in the globe is DAVID ADEDEJI ADELEKE.
Instagram Followers: 13.4 million
Earnings per post: $74,000
Net worth: Although from a rich family, davido has also cave name for himself for different endorsement such as 30 million MTN project and 50 million close up deal as also boost his net worth. Davido current net worth is about $16 million including private jet, house and expensive cars.
3.Funke Akindele -Bello
Born on August 24, 1977, in Ikorodu, Lagos State, Nigeria, Akindele Olufunke Ayotunde is a Nigerian actress and producer. Funke starred in the sitcom I Need to Know from 1998 to 2002, and in 2009 she won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role. She become more popular after her tv show named Jennifa’s dairy.
Funke obtained an Ordinary National Diploma (OND) in Mass Communication from the former Ogun State Polytechnic, now Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, and got a Law degree from the University of Lagos, Akoka, Yaba.
Akindele married Adeola Kehinde Oloyede On May 26, 2012 but the couple later divorce in July 2013 due to individuals difference. On may 2016 Akindele married Nigerian rapper Abdul Rasheed Bello, known as JJC Skillz, in London. she gave birth to twin boys in December 2018 for Rasheed Bello.
OluFunke Akindele Net Worh
Funke Akindele sits in the second position as top Instagram influencers in Nigeria, number 3 in Africa and number 45 in the world.
Instagram Followers: 8.1 million
Earnings per post: $50,500
Net worth: $1 million
4. Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun (Wizkid)
Born on 16 July 1990, in Surulere, Lagos, Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, known professionally as Wizkid, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. He started recording music at the age of 11. And rose to become a well recognize artist internationally. Recently he added this tag- BABA NLA to his stage name.
Wizkid Net Worth
Wizkid holds the 3rd position of top Instagram influencers in Nigeria, number 4 in Africa and 46 in the world.
Instagram followers: 8.1 million
Earnings per post: $49,700
Net worth: $12 million
Born on 5 February 1980 in Isale Eko Lagos State, Nigeria. Tiwatope Savage, known professionally as Tiwa Savage, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and actress.
Tiwa Savage Net Worth
Tiwa Savage occupies the number 4 position as instagram influencers in Nigeria, number 5 in Africa and 48 in world.
Instagram followers: 7.7 million
Earnings per post: $47,200
Net worth: $5 million