Just like we have men and women of great wealth, we also have kids (below the age of 18) who are actually in money. In this article we’ll take a quick look at the richest kids we have in Nigeria and see how much they are worth.
For some of these youngsters, their wealth came as a result of the rich families they were born into. For others, they or their parents and relations discovered their talents very early in life and helped them maximize it.
One of the major reasons you need to read this post to the end is to see how even from a very young age, most of these stars are affecting their worlds positively and are raking in the cash on a daily basis.
All that wouldn’t have been possible if the people around them suppressed their talents or dismissed them as mere children stuff (as is common in Africa) they are making headlines today because those around them paid attention to their gifts and talents.
Have you ever noticed anything special about your kids or those of others around you before now? Now is time to give your attention to those things and help them grow in it.
If not for anything else, at least for tomorrow’s sake. So they could look back and say “thank God that uncle helped me discover my talents.”
So without wasting time, let’s take a look at the wealthiest kids in Nigeria that are making news all over the world for their great talents.
Richest Kids In Nigeria
Muhammed Lawal Mustapha is the richest kid in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of about $500,000 million USD.
1.) Muhammed Lawal Mustapha a.k.a Mompha Junior
Muhammed Lawal Mustapha also known as Mompha Junior is the famous son of the Nigerian billionaire businessman Ismaila Mustapha.
According to reports, the billionaire businessman (Ismaila Mustapha) is worth about $500 million.
Ismaila Mustapha aka Mompha or Mompha Sr, is the CEO of Mompha Bureau De Change with one of its biggest branch in Dubai.
With over 500,000 followers in Instagram, Ismaila Mompha also referred to as King Mompha, is one of those Instagram big boys that never ceases to show off their wealth online.
Apart from that, the young man never ceases to post pictures of his son Mompha Junior whom many say is already following the footsteps of his father in business.
While there are many rich kids in Nigeria today, Mompha Junior is the richest of them all.
2.) DJ Young Money
The super talented DJ Young Money is not just one of the wealthiest kids in Nigeria, he is also the youngest DJ in West Africa.
The 11 year old kid started playing when he was just 4 according to reports, today he is one of the most popular DJs in Nigeria.
During the 64th birthday celebration of APC’s National Leader Bola Ahmed Tinubu, it was DJ Young Money that was the official DJ for the party.
On October 27th 2016, LindaIkejisblog reported DJ Young Money to have signed a multi-million naira deal with K-Nation Entertainment as the in house DJ of the label.
The young DJ has already received several accolades from celebrities, media personalities and even politicians, including Akinwunmi Ambode the former governor of Lagos State.
DJ Young Money recently received a Nickelodeon International Award as “Young African Entertainer of the year 2018.”
Talk about kids that are super talented in Nigeria and the youngster comes to mind.
3.) Oziomachukwu Favour Mojekwu a.k.a Wonderkid
Born in 2007, this 12 year old kid is one of greatest talents coming out of Nigeria for people of his age bracket.
He recently bagged the Nigerian Teen Choices Award For Choice Most Promising Young Act.
The kid sensation composes his own songs, records and performs them on stage. You can find several of his songs online on different Nigerian music websites like Naijaloaded, 360nobs etc.
OzzyBee has featured great Nigerian musicians like Terry G, Zlatan, Flavour, Ruggedman, Vector and even Olamide. As a matter of fact, he featured Flavour when he was just 5years old and Olamide when he was 6.
His Facebook page is one of the most followed social media pages for kids of his age.
OzzyBosco Wonderkid is presently one of the richest Nigerian kids that are making the country proud around the world.
4.) Amarachi Uyanne stage name Amarachi
Can you still remember the little girl in the popular “Amarachi Dance” video that trended online a few years ago? That is the Amarachi Uyanne we are talking about.
In 2012, she won the first edition of Nigeria’s Got Talented where she was given the cash prize of N10,000,000 (N10m).
The young millionaire who was born on the 17th of July 2004 is one of the wealthiest kids in Nigeria at this moment.
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Her song “Over Sabi” in which she featured the popular Nigerian rapper Phyno received massive airplays and positive reviews across the country.
From the age of 5, this youngster started dancing and singing and has used the same to make a name for herself in the Nigerian music industry today.
5.) Emmanuella Samuel (Mark Angel Comedy)
Emannuella Samuel popular for her roles on Mark Angel Comedy Youtube Channel, is one of Nigeria’s most talented and wealthiest kids.
In 2016, the young girl won the award for Top Subscribed Creator from Youtube at the Sub-Saharan African Youtube Awards. In the same year she was hosted by CNN in November.
Emmanuella has also won the G-Influence Niger Delta special Talent Award (2015) and also the Best New Comedienne and Princess of Comedy awards at the Afro-Australia Music and Movie Awards(AAMMA).
Though the kid is from Imo State, she was born at Port Harcourt on the 22nd of July, 2010 (Now 9 years old).
In 2016, she announced on her Instagram handle about landing a role in a Disney Movie.
Emmanuella is not just your regular kid. The youngster is super talented. As a matter of fact, you can’t watch her movies and not laugh away your worries.
6.) StarBoy Ahmed
Ahmed Starboy is a Nigerian child rapper and singer who was recently signed into the starboy record label by Wizkid with N10million.
According to Wizkid, he has been praying for a very talented youngster to come his way so he would sign him to his record Label and Ahmed Starboy seem to be the answer to that prayer.
The wonderkid stunned Wizkid and the audience when he dropped some lines after the superstar called him up on stage.
He is today considered one of the most talented and richest kids in the country.
7.) Destiny Boy
Destiny Boy is a young talented Nigerian street fuji-pop artiste. Many people refer to him as the next big thing in the Nigerian music industry.
The wonderkid just released his song “Time is Money” to celebrate the Salah (Eid Mubarak) with his numerous fans all over the country.
Barely a month ago, he released the remix of his song “Hostle O” in which he featured small Doctor and QDot.
The 13 year old talent is one of the wealthiest kids in Nigeria.
8.) Marylove Edwards
Born in 2005, Marylove Edwards is a super talented Nigerian tennis star. The youngster passionate about becoming the next Serena Williams is already following her footsteps closely.
Ending of last year, Marylove won her first tournament in the United States, USTA Celsius level 6 Girls Under 14 Tournament.
She presently attends the same school Serenna and her sister Venus Williams attended and is under the Temple Management Company (TMC).
According to Marylove Edwards, her father whom she trains with is her biggest source of encouragement and strength.
She says her father is always encouraging her and teaching her never to give up regardless of what comes her way.
That is the same story with the Williams sisters today. It was their father that trained and inspired them to the height they are in today.
9.) Segun Wire
Segun Wire became an Instagram sensation after his video went viral on different social networking platforms.
In the video, the youngster can be heard saying how he wants to be a Yahoo Boy so he could live the big boy life.
That video ended up bringing him so much fame and money.
10.) Egypt Ify Ufele
I purposely had to write about this amazing young girl last not because she is the least richest kid on this list but because I wanted to take my time to talk about this super talented youngster and give you something to think about.
Egypt Ify Ufele was physically and verbally bullied several times in school. She said at one time, a thoughtless fashion designer said to her they didn’t make things for fat people. All in a bid to humiliate her.
However at 13, Egypt is presently the CEO of Chubii Line, a fashion line that makes clothes for plus-sized women, men and children.
She is also a regular guest and featured speaker at the United Nations on behalf of the Centre for Global Education.
As part of her way of helping kids who are being bullied, Ify Ufele started Bullychasers, a non-profit organisation that is creating awareness about Bullying and helping young children overcome it.
She is today a United Nations Junior Ambassador of peace. So talk about the richest Nigerian kids out there and this Nigerian-American kid’s name will definitely be among.
All of these kids listed here are currently the richest in Nigeria. Let me know what you think using the comment box.