Nigerian ShowBiz Stars Who Are Entrepreneurs

A superior quantity of Nigerian entertainers who have realized good results in their preferred fields,

A superior quantity of Nigerian entertainers who have realized good results in their preferred fields, have also branched out into other enterprises where they are also carrying out very well. These showbiz personalities innovate and create new worth through their artistic output.

We’ll just take a search at 10 Nigerian entertainers who are also business people.

Ayo Makun

Ayo Makun is a comic, motion picture producer, and businessman. He turned well-known for impersonating Reverend Chris Okotie in his jokes and was named very best up-and-coming comedian. AY has due to the fact tested he was deserving of that award with his imaginative comedy and movies: His performances in “30 times in Atlanta” along with Ramsey Noah and “10 days in Sunshine City” with Richard Mofe Damijo and Adesua Etomi, both equally of which he produced. His company acumen is also not in problem. He owns a business called Company Entire world Leisure that focuses on functions and content material for radio and television.

Don Jazzy

Micheal Ajere, usually regarded as Don Jazzy, is another superstar that has a mind for small business. Sources have it that the Marvin History boss has ventured into oil and gasoline organization with his brother.

The brothers, sources have it, set up Marvin Energy, Oil and Gasoline Organization and a 24-hour door-to-door diesel delivery provider that materials and retails petroleum products and gives companies in design of diesel storage tanks and leasing of trucks.

The Don also rakes in pounds from Loya Milk and MTN endorsements.

Kate Henshaw

A single of Nollywood’s finest is also a writer, film producer, and enterprising superstar. Kate Henshaw, celebrated 20 several years on phase past calendar year, introduced a coffee desk e-book titled “The Earth Of An Actress: My Story”, of her ordeals in the movie field. She also released “The memoir” which is also a image e book, chronicling her humble beginnings as a starlet, vocation-higher points, and her journey to fame.

Kate Henshaw also launched her physical fitness DVD, named Kate’s Match 4 Life. The DVD is the first in the series of exercise routine films from Kate, who has signed a distribution deal with a U.S-based Media Organization.

Mercy Aigbe

Asides performing Mercy Aigbe,is a business woman with diverse sources of money. She has a trend shop identified as Mag Diva Boutique which she launched in November 2014. Mercy also has a skincare line named Flawless by Mercy. And an asoebi retail store known as Asoebi Mercy.

Her capacity to combine these a few business enterprise enterprises is commendable. And aside from these firms, she stars in a lot of Nollywood flicks.


A person of the most embellished musicians in Nigeria a person of the most bankable artists in Africa….and an entrepreneur as perfectly. No matter if it is stocks or real estate, this entertainer crafted his initially productive night club in Ikeja and past calendar year constructed a second known as ‘Rumours’ in the coronary heart of Festac City. 2Deal with is bold for more much too. He explained: ‘I am not only an artiste, I’m also an entrepreneur. I want to make the night club a design like Jay-z’s 40/40 club. I want to have my golf equipment in major metropolitan areas in Nigeria, as very well as in South Africa, Europe and the US.’

Odunlade Adekola

Nigerian well-known actor, Odunlade Adekola also owns a small business inspite of being a movie star. On the 20th of April, 2015, he took to his offical social media accounts to announce the opening of his unisex barbing salon named D3 Government Strategy. This notion is situated at Abeokuta, Ogun point out. He utilized numerous personnel under him so as to strengthen the small business perfectly.

Funke Akindele

Funke is not just profitable in performing, she is also a skilled entrepreneur. She owns an acting university, Scene One particular Faculty of Drama. Scene A person School of Drama teaches aspiring actors, producers and dancers how to develop their skills and be the very best in their artistic professions. The programs offered in the college are Regular and Present-day Dance, New music, Introduction to Drama, Etiquette and Manners and considerably more.



Kingsley Chinweike Okonkwo, aka Kcee “the Limpopo master”, is a Nigerian songs celebrity signed to the Five Star songs report label owned by his elder brother, Emeka Okonkwo (a.k.a E-Dollars). Kcee is however in the limelight irrespective of a series of troubles and adverse testimonials from fans. But that doesn’t end him from being one of the most influential Nigerian superstars. The “Limpopo master” like other people on this record, has an eye for company. He a short while ago opened up on his expense in a business now regarded as Five Star Oil and Gas (a component of the 5 Star Brand name). He also has endorsements that enrich him together with his enterprise and dollars from his musical occupation.

Dr. Sid

Sidney Onorinde Esiri is an artist presently under Mavin Data and a singer, songwriter, and dentist, which is where by he received his phase title, Dr. Sid. He need to have a matter for candies as he owns his own chocolate cookie small business termed “Indulge”. It is a luxury chocolate cookie made with the very best Kenyan cocoa powder, chocolate dough & Belgian chocolate. A cookie from Indulge prices as much as N3,500 per pack.


Bankole Wellington

Banky W has built commendable endeavours outdoors his audio lifestyle. He is proficient as a businessman and file govt he is an artist, singer, songwriter, politician, actor, and entrepreneur. Despite the fact that in 2018, he announced the dissolution of E.M.E as a report label he said the label is now a expertise administration enterprise concentrated on inventive advertising, advertising, P.R, and model activities. He is on the board of trustees of the “Light Up Nigeria” Task, which concentrated on accomplishing regular electric power. Banky W is also element of other charitable culture-building and empowering projects. He is a brand ambassador for Etisalat as nicely as Samsung Cell.