These young people are making waves in their individual fields.
There are some young people in Nigeria that earn even more than adults. Some of them earn their money through their talents while some have wealthy parents. These are the top 6 richest young people in Nigeria.
1. Regina Daniels
Born on October 10, 2000, in Asaba, Regina Daniels is currently the highest paid teenager as a Nollywood actress. She started acting at the age of seven where she earned ten thousand naira from her first movie. Now, she is earning big and her net worth is believed to be about $350,000.
Born July 22, 2010, Emmanuella Samuel is a talented comedienne and has her name on the lips of almost everybody in Nigeria. She shot into limelight when she featured in Mark Angel's comedy. The comedy skit that made her famous was titled "This is not my real face o." Her current net worth is 25 million naira.
3. Ahmed Starboy
Without any doubt, Ahmed is a starboy indeed. He is talented and that is why Nigeria's Starboy, Wizkid, came out to sign him to his record label. Ahmed is 12 years old and is popular in Nigeria.
4. Afeez Adeshina
Popularly known as destiny boy, Afeez Adeshina is a thirteen-year-old Fuji pop singer. His conversion of Davido's ‘IF’ from hip-hop to Fuji made him famous and earned him wealth. He confessed in an interview that his music style is influenced by Fuji music which is a popular music style where he grew up.
5. Marylove Edwards
She is not an entertainer but a 13-year-old tennis champion. She is focused on emulating the great Serena Williams and many have referred to her as the "Nigerian Serena." She is currently the number one tennis superstar in Africa in her age category.
6. Michelle Aigbe-Gentry
This teen model, who is the daughter of Nollywood actress, Mercy Aigbe, was born in July 2001 and is probably the next big thing in the Nigerian fashion industry. She is a talented model, fashionista, teen influencer with over 500k followers on Instagram and runs her own makeup business. She has also been referred to as the Kylie Jenner of Nigeria.