Many social networking sites have helped some people become celebrities while others haven’t needed it. Here we look at how social media has helped some of the top African celebs to gain followers. The top ten most popular African celebrities are listed below.
1) Mo Salah
He is an Egyptian footballer who for Liverpool FC in the English Premier League. With 42.1 million followers, he is the most popular African personality.
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Davido is a Nigerian singer who is 28 years old. He is not just one of Africa’s most influential singers, but he is also the most followed African musician to date, with 20.1 million followers.
3) Yemi Alade
She is a female Afropop musician. She is regarded as Africa’s most important female musician. She has 13.8 million Instagram followers, making her the third most followed African celebrity.
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4) Tiwa Savage
Wizkid’s ex-girlfriend is currently ranked fourth. She is a singer, composer, and actor from Nigeria. She has a total of 12.4 million Instagram followers.
5) Diamond Platinumz
In the top five most followed African celebrities, he represents East Africa. Because of his celebrity, he is known as “Simba.” He has 12.3 million followers on Twitter.
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He is one of Nigeria’s most decorated artists. He is one of Africa’s most well-known figures, having received numerous accolades, including a Grammy Award. On Instagram, he has a total of 12.2 million followers.
7) Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
He is a Gabonese striker who also plays for Arsenal. He has over ten million Instagram followers.
8) Didier Drogba
He played football for Ivory Coast and Chelsea before retiring. He will be remembered for his header against Bayern Munchen in the 2012 Champions League Final. On Instagram, he has a total of 9.9 million followers.
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9) Lupita Nyongo
She is a Mexican-Kenyan actress. Her father was a teacher in Mexico, where she was born. The 38-year-old celebrity has over 9 million Instagram followers.
Lupita Nyong’o father is governor Anyang Nyong’o of Kisumu county Kenya