The fame of certain extremely wealthy Nigerian celebrities has made it impossible for them to fly on a commercial aircraft. They own private jets which facilitates their travel internationally for various tours and projects.
More and more Nigerian celebrities list private aircraft among their possessions, expanding beyond the usual exotic car collection visible in their garages.
Afriqpulsetv reports 7 Nigerian celebrities who own private jets.
Wizkid has been a part of the Nigerian music industry for more than ten years and undoubtedly has millions of fans both locally and abroad. According to rumors, Wizkid demands millions of naira and several dollars to appear at events and performances. It makes sense that he has a net worth of ₦7.3 billion.
Although there has been much conjecture regarding Wizkid’s ability to buy a private jet. According to reports, Wizkid’s private jet is worth a whooping $40 million. The Starboy singer enjoys flying on his private plane and shooting loads of photos, regardless of whether he paid for it himself or received it as a gift.
Davido is one of Nigeria’s top artists. Despite the fact that he claims to have amassed his money via his hard work in the music industry, he is the son of billionaire Adedeji Adeleke of Nigeria. His estimated net worth is $8.5 billion.
Davido is among the youngest Nigerians to own a Bombardier Global Express 6000 private jet. The cost of Davido’s private plane is roughly $62 million. Each year, it needs between N252,000,000 and N1,440,000,000 in upkeep. There are rumors that his father, Adedeji Adeleke, owns this jet. Another of Davido’s father’s purchases is a Bombardier Challenger 605.
3. Don Jazzy
Don Jazzy is the boss of Mavins record label. His musical career began when Mo-hits records brought him to public attention. Don Jazzy is currently estimated to have a net worth of $55 million.
Don Jazzy keeps information about his personal life and possessions off the internet. Even yet, a lot of people think the record label boss has a private jet. However, nobody is yet aware of the alleged private jet’s value.
4. Funke Akindele
Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele, who has been in the industry for 15 years, recently acquired a private jet. She is the first Nigerian actress to own a private jet.
On May 31, 2023, the actress announced this to the world on her verified Instagram page, which has 15.7 million followers. The cost of her jet is currently unknown.
5. Obi Cubana
Obi Cubana is the owner and chairman of the popular Cubana group. Obi Cubana is thought to have purchased an Embraer ERJ-145MP Aircraft, a new private jet, in an effort to market his Odogwu bitters.
Peter and Paul Okoye are twins from Ifite Dunu, Anambra State. The two work together under the name P-Square. Peter Okoye is known as Mr. P and Paul Nonso Okoye goes by Rudeboy as a solo artists.
In 2012, the two bought a jet from an Arab nation. They did not disclose the exact cost of the aircraft, but it was in the several million dollar range.
7. DJ Cuppy
DJ Cuppy is a popular producer and disc jockey from Lagos who is well known as Femi Otedola’s daughter. She is renowned for her extravagant lifestyle on social media and is frequently seen flying on her father’s $60 million jet.