There is no doubt that we all envy the celebrity life just because they live rich and famous, however for some of our favourite celebrities, they have always known what it feels like to be wealthy. This list explores seven of Nigeria’s finest music acts who were born with a silver spoon.
Born Oziomachukwu Favour Mojekwu but better known as Ozzy Bosco, this rising star is a music sensation that has some top notch collaborations under his belt at a tender age having collaborated with several A-list artistes such as Olamide, M.I, Flavour among manyu others. He has performed for the likes of Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremade, Speaker Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Adeyemi Ikuforiji, and other top crème de la crème in Nigeria. His mother, Elizabeth Nonye Mojekwe is a successful and influential multinational business woman affiliate with various companies.
Nigerian rapper and record producer, Naetochukwu Chikwe popularly known as Naeto C is a 5/6 when it comes to money. This music star is the son of Kema Chikwe, a former minister of aviation, national women leader of Nigerian political party PDP in 2012 and the one time Nigerian ambassador of Ireland.
Florence Otedola is the daughter of one of Nigeria’s richest men, Femi Otedola. She goes by the stage name D.J Cuppy and is a Nigerian-British entertainer and disc joker. She launched her project, house of Cuppy in 2014. Her father is a billionaire and CEO Forte Oil Plc as well as the Nigerian president and CEO of Zenon petroleum and gas limited.
Fine Lady crooner, Chukki Edozien known as Lynxx is the son of John Edozien, a corporate tycoon. His father is the chairman of a number of Nigeria companies including Jenkyns Consults Nigeria Limited and Mercedes Benz Automobile Service Limited. His father has also also served as director of Linkage Assurance Plc and Diamond Bank Plc.
Sidney Onoriode Esiri, popularly known as Dr. Sid is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and dentist. He is signed with household name’ record label, Mavin Records and has made hit songs still charting top in the Nigerian music scene. His mother is a successful fashion designer and his father is the deceased veteran Nollywood actor, Justus Esiri, who was a Member of the Order of the Niger (MON).
Unarguably one of Nigeria’s most successful music acts, Dapo Daniel Oyebanjo aka D’Banj or fondly called the Koko Master or Bangalee has bagged music awards like the MTV Europe Music Awards 2007, for Best African Act,MTV Africa Music Awards 2009, for Artist of the year, etc. He is the son of Colonel Daniel Duro Oyebanjo, a Nigerian Military Officer who commanded an artillery regiment.
This glamorous pop-star is royalty his real name is Prince Adetona Adeyemi. The “Ko Ma Roll” hitmaker is the son of His Royal Highness, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, the Alaafin of Oyo.
This list can’t be complete without the Omo Baba Olowo (O.B.O) himself. This music sensation took the music world by storm and has since been able to work his way to the very top. Not letting being a rich kid daunt him, he has come out of the shadows of having a successful father to becoming a success in his own right. His father, Dr. Deji Adeleke is the chairman of Keplo-Pacific Energy Pacific, a company which is into banking, steel, power and energy. Davido’s father is also the founder and pro-chancellor of Adeleke University, Ede in Osun State. Davido’s uncle, Senator Isiaka Adeleke, is a former Governor of Osun State. For Davido, money is surely not a problem!