Unlike some Nigerian celebrity born into poverty, there are others who we know very and were born with a silver spoon. These celebrities were fortunate enough to be born and bred in rich families and didn’t have to struggle to get basic amenities like their counterpart did. This article brings you the list of Nigerian Celebrities who were born into wealth.
1, Dj Cuppy
Her real name, Florence Otedola, who’s the daughter to Nigerian billionaire Femi Otedola, a chairman of Forte Oil. DJ Cuppy was born on November 11, 1992. Stayed in lagos during her formative years before moving to London for her GCSE’s and A-Levels. Cuppy graduated from King’s College London in July 2014, with a degree in Business and Economics. D.J Cuppy is a Nigerian-British entertainer, disc jocker and celebrity. According to Daily TrustShe launched her new project, House of Cuppy on 8th August 2014.
Nigerian sensational singer David Adeleke popularly known as Davido, who is one of those young Nigerian artists that has swept the Nigerian entertainment scene with his outstanding hit songs. 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.
3, Rita Dominic
Rita Dominic is a movie star know for her roles in Nollywood. Nigerian actress and singer considered to be the Most Outstanding Actress (The City People Awards, 2004) was born into the royal Waturuocha family of Aboh Mabaisu region in Imo state, Nigeria. Although, the actress do not talk about her family, she has attain so much, and also done well for her self despite her family riches.
Sidney Onoriode Esiri, popularly known as Dr. Sid is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and dentist. He is signed with household name’ record label, <em>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).
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. He also served as director of linkage assurance plc and diamond bank plc. Lynxx came into the music scene in the last quarter of 2009 in grand style, releasing his first single “change your parade” and went on to release another hit song “fine lady”
6, Naeto c
Naetochukwu Chikwe, a Nigerian rapper, popularly known as Naeto C is the son of Kema Chikwe, a former Nigerian minister of aviation. After finishing his secondary education in Lagos, he moved to the United States for higher education both in SUNY Old Westbury and a year later, George Washington University. It was at this time that he met Uzikwendu and Ikechukwu, who was then an aspiring hip-hop artist out of Washington Heights, New York. The trio went on to form the World Famous Akademy, a brotherhood of musicians.
Falz became more well-known after his song “Marry Me” is the son of a notable Nigerian lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana. Falz himself is a lawyer but has made a name for himself as a musician. Falz was born on October 27, 1990 in Lagos State. He began his career while in secondary school after forming a group called “The School Boys” with his friend before his professional career as a music artist began in 2009. The Nigerian Rapper, was nominated in the “Best Rap Act of The Year” and “Best New Act to Watch” categories.