It is new news that a large slice of the money that top media stars in the country make, stems from different product brands in Nigeria.
Let take a look at top 5 female celebrities in Nigeria who have landed the most lucrative endorsement deals at the moment.
1. FUNKE AKINDELE
Nigerian Yoruba actress popularly known for her role as ‘Jenifa” is certainly the queen of endorsements with brands like Nigeria’s premier detergent, OMO, Lagos Inland Revenue Service, telecommunication giant, Globacom, Vitafoam, Jobberman.com, Qlichy.com, and Klin detergent carrying her pictures and logo.
2. KATE HENSHAW
The face of Samsung Mobile as well as ambassador for other brands including Onga and Blessing Perfumes, the A-list Nigerian actress has quite a number of multi-million naira endorsements in her vault.
3. TIWA SAVAGE
Although mostly popular for her role association with telecommunications giant, MTN, the first lady of MAVIN records, Tiwa savage, has since sealed other powerful deals such as Pepsi, Forte Oil and Maggi making her one of the richest female musicians in the country.
The Nigerian singer who came into limelight after the West African idol has since justified her win and is currently one of the celebrities with the highest number of contracts under her belt. Among these endorsements are strong brands including: Globacom, Konga, Mortein and Malta Guinness.
5. GENEVIEVE NNAJI
This list would not be complete without Genevieve Nnaji – Nollywood’s most prominent actress, loved and adulated in urban Abuja and far-reaching cities like Owerri. The diva has represented several brands over the years including Lux, Cintrion Energy drink, Range Rover Evogue, Etisalat, Polo, MUD cosmetics and Amstel Malta. The most recent, Etisalat, even gifted her a customized Apple laptop on her last birthday.