8 Nigerian Celebrities Who Are Entrepreneurs  

These days, it seems like our favourite celebrities never stick to the original career path that made them famous, as more celebrities delve into entrepreneurship.

They may be better known for their hit records or award-winning performances on screen, but many celebrities also have built successful businesses.

Here’s a list of Nigerian celebrities who are also entrepreneurs:

Jim Iyke

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Jim Iyke

Nollywood actor, Jim Iyke’s money doesn’t come solely from acting but from his personal ventures as well. He owns a bottled water company, he also delved into the real estate sector as well as Burgeon Homes. He recently launched his taxi chauffeur company.

Yul Edochie

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Yule Edochie, Nollywood Actor

We all know the veteran actor owns a film academy-‘Yul Edochie Academy’. He started it in 2015 and has taken it upon himself to see that aspiring actors and actresses get the adequate training they deserve.

Mo Abudu

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Mo Abudu

Mo Abudu, CEO of EbonyLife TV is the head of one of Africa’s most successful new media ventures, the Nigeria-based television network endeavors to tell real African stories and change the conversation around the continent.

D’Banj

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Dbanj

Nigerian singer Oladapo Oyebanjo popularly known as D’banj launched his agricultural project in 2014 in which he processes Garri and has been making plans to expand. He has his own garri processing plant, he calls the product ‘koko garri’.

Yemi Alade

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Yemi Alade

Yemi Alade ventured into the fashion world in 2015, launching her Jewelry line – The Yemi Alade Collection – a collection of an exclusive range of exotic costume jewelry inspired by her career and personality.

2face Idibia

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2face Idibia

Since his rise to fame, 2face has shown a knack for business. Reputed to own choice real estate properties all over Lagos, he also owns the popular club Rumours located at various parts of Lagos, including – Festac Town, Ikeja GRA and Victoria Island.

Chika Ike  

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Chika Ike

The beauty and brains put a pause on her acting career to pursue her business in real estate. She has built a couple of flats across Lagos especially in Lekki. Apart from this, she owns a beauty store. Her study at the Harvard Business School has definitely proven to be useful with her successful business ventures.

Mercy Aigbe

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Mercy Aigbe

Actress Mercy Aigbe is making an attempt to duplicate hotties like her by opening up ‘’Mag Divas’’ boutique in Omole Phase 1, Lagos and dugbe Ibadan.

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