In Nigeria, wealth comes in the category as well. In the Nigerian wealthy class, you’ll also find many women there. There are young wealthy women, women who are wealthy and are in their 30s and those over 50s, and those who are in their 60s and above. The issue is that most of these women are private about their wealth, so it’s not often public knowledge.
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However, here are some of the women whose extent of their wealth is known publicly, and these categories of women are also among the under 50 wealthy ladies in Nigeria. Here are their net worths and cars.
Linda Ikeji – $20 Million
Linda was born and raised in a Catholic family from Nkwerre in Orlu Zone, Imo State, Nigeria. She is the second child. She began writing at the age of 10. She finished secondary school at the age of 17 and, at 18, enrolled at the University of Lagos, where she studied the English language.
To assist her family and support herself through school, she had part-time jobs as a waitress, model, and writer. Ikeji graduated from the University in 2004. In 2006, she started blogging as a hobby. At that time, the internet was not as prominent in Nigeria and she had to make her posts at a cybercafé.
Not just becoming one of the most searched people in Nigeria, Linda Ikeji’s blog has gained more trust in online advertisement, Companies and banking industries don’t take their eyes off Linda Ikeji’s blog as a way to reach their audience through placing banner ads, For years now Guaranty Trust Bank and Globacom Limited (Glo) has placed a sidebar ad worth 1 million naira monthly.
Linda Ikeji And The Cars In Her Life
- 2016 Range Rover Autobiography.
- 2014 Range Rover Sport.
- 2011 Infiniti Fx35.
- 2008 Toyota Camry.
- 2014 Toyota Sequoia.
- 2016 Acura MDX.
- 2010 Honda Civic.
- 2013 Honda Accord.
Kika Osunde – $15 million
Kika Osunde is 35-year-old co-founder of the top hair-selling company in Nigeria today—Good Hair Limited. She founded the company over 13 years ago with her best friend Chioma Ikokwu. They also diversified and founded another business—Brass and Cooper, a restaurant in Lagos, Nigeria which they bought and managed to date.
Kika is also the #1 influencer on Snapchat, with over 20 million views on each snap she shares. As such, she is also a brand ambassador for Snapchat. Her net worth is valued at $15 million at age 35.
Below are some of the cars Kika Osunde owns:
- 2021 Mercedes Benz G-Wagon AMG G63
- Mercedes-Benz S-class
- Chioma Ikokwu – $13 Million
Chioma Ikokwu is Kika Osunde’s bestfriend and business partner. She is the CEO of Good Hair Limited and Brass and Cooper. She manages both businesses with her best friend, who lives in London. Currently, her net worth is valued at $13 Million at the age of 33.
Chioma is a lawyer and shuffles her time between managing her businesses and other ventures like reality TV, where she starred in the Real Housewives of Lagos. She’s also an influencer on the side.
Below are some of the cars Chioma Ikokwu owns.
Like Kika, Chioma has been spotted with several cars, including a Mercedes G Wagon. Below are some of the luxury cars the business mogul has seen.
Genevieve Nnaji – $10 million
Genevieve is the #1 richest Nollywood actress today and the #3 of the under the 50s richest ladies at age 43. She is a veteran actress who has starred in countless Nollywood movies. Although the Imo state-born actress has been taking a break from acting for a while, she has amassed a lot of wealth that still keeps her in the top spot even while not working.
In 2019, for instance, the talented actress sold her movie Lion Heart to the American streaming service Netflix for $3.8 million. Currently, the actress has an estimated net worth of $10 million.
Some of the cars she owns include:
- Range Rover Evoque
- Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon
- Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon
Besides cars, she bought a property in Ikoyi, Lagos, in 2019.
Funke Akindele – $7.6 million
On #5 is multi-talented Yoruba actress Funke Akindele who is 45 years old. She is a veteran Nigerian actress and comedian and has been described as one of the best in the industry. She’s the creator of the famous Jenifa’s Diary series.
Although currently in politics, the actress is active in the Nigerian movie scene. Funke owns a house in the UK, a Lagos mansion, and a series of cars that includes:
- Lexus GX 460:
On the 16th of April 2021, Funke Akindele took to her Instagram to share the good news with his fans, This Lexus 460 sport utility vehicle (SUV) is the SuperSport variant. It comes with upgraded plush interiors and exterior designs that clearly distinguish it from the base SUV.
This is a mid-size luxury SUV that is popular among Nigerian celebrities. Funke Akindele was spotted driving a white Lexus GX 460 in Lagos.
- Range Rover Sport:
The Range Rover Sport is a popular luxury SUV that is known for its off-road capabilities. Funke Akindele has been spotted with a black Range Rover Sport.
- Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon:
The G-Wagon is a rugged and luxurious SUV that is popular among celebrities worldwide. Funke Akindele was spotted driving a white Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon.
- Bentley Continental GT
The Bentley Continental GT is a mid-size, front-engine, all-wheel drive, five-door luxury crossover marketed by Bentley, beginning with the model year 2016. Its body is manufactured at the Volkswagen Zwickau-Mosel plant, then painted by Paintbox Editions in Ban bury, and finally assembled at the company’s Crew factory.
The Bentley Continental GT is a luxury grand tourer that is known for its speed and elegance. Funke Akindele was spotted with a black Bentley Continental GT.
- Toyota Prado SUV
The car has the following features; it is a full-size four-wheel-drive vehicle in the Land Cruiser range. It is produced by the Japanese carmaker, Toyota. The Prado is one of the smaller vehicles in the range. She drives this car to a video shoot location.
The Toyota Land Cruiser is a rugged SUV that is popular among Nigerian celebrities. Funke Akindele was spotted with a black Toyota Land Cruiser.
- Lamborghini Aventador
The Lamborghini Aventador is a sports car manufactured by Italian automotive manufacturer Lamborghini replacing the previous V10 offering, the Gallardo. The Huracán made its worldwide debut at the 2014 Geneva Auto Show and was released in the market in the second quarter of 2014.
Ini Edo – $1.5 million
Ini Edo makes #10 on the list of the richest Nollywood actresses with a net worth of $1.5 million and #6 on the wealthiest under 50 ladies list at 40 years. Ini, who has been in the industry for several years, is one of Nollywood’s most talented and popular names. She has starred in several home videos, won several awards, and works with the Akwa Ibom State Governor as an adviser.
The actress owns a multi-million Naira mansion in Lekki, Lagos, and below are some of her cars:
- 32 Million Naira Mercedes Benz G-Wagon
- 40 Million Naira Range Rover SUV
- 22 Million BMW X5
Nancy Isime – $1.5 Million
Nancy Isime is a famous TV host, model, and Nigerian actress who has graced several famous Nollywood movies like Blood Sisters. The 32-year-old media personality hails from Edo state, Nigeria. Through her successful career in the Media and Nigerian Movie industry, Nancy has acquired a net worth valued at $1.5 million.
Below are some of the cars that the actress owns:
- 2016 Mercedes-Benz GL63 4Matic
- BMW SUV
- Toyota Camry
Mercy Eke – $650,000
Mercy Eke is the 2019 BBN winner, and since leaving the Big Brother Naija house, she has acquired a lot of wealth through various partnerships and influencer deals. Mercy’s net worth is currently valued at $650,000 thousand at 32 years old.
Mercy has signed a lot of brand ambassadorship deals. Some of them include the following:
- Brand ambassador for Ciroc and Mr. Taxi Nigeria in 2019
- Brand ambassador for Royal Hair international
- Brand ambassador for Waist trainer and protein shake company, Mapia tea
- Brand ambassador with Royal electronics
- Brand ambassador with Unique motors in 2020
Below are some of the cars that Mercy owns:
- IVM G40 SUV
- Range Rover Autobiography SUV
- Mercedes BenzGLC300 SUV
- Mercedes-Benz GLK350
Ozinna Anumudu – $250,000
Ozinna is the daughter of the late billionaire businessman and chairman of Globe motors, Willie Anumudu who hails from Mbieri in Mbaitoli LGA of Imo State. Her mother is Nkiru Anumudu, a high society lady and a fashion icon.
Ozinna is the owner of The Style Concierge, which caters to businesses and creatives in the fashion and lifestyle industry. She is currently in her 30s and has a net worth of over $250,000. However, much is not known about the cars she owns, even though she’s been spotted posing in front of several cars.
These are some of the top 50s wealthy women in Nigeria. It’s not a comprehensive list, as there are other women in this category. But, these are the women whose extent of their wealth is known publicly.