With celebrities now making use of their social media platforms, many others have followed suit and emerged as influencers, getting paid to promote different brands.
Below are six Nigerian teenagers making a name for themselves as some of the country's top influencers:
Diana Eneje is a popular Nigerian teenage influencer who played the role of Dumebi in Rema's hit song titled 'Dumebi'. She also has one of the most interesting Instagram feeds. Her Instagram profile is colorful, interesting, and fun to view. About 80% of her posts are sponsored adverts for big brands.
Diana Eneje recently turned 18. She’s not only a brand influencer; she is an entrepreneur and a model. She has a total following of 496k on Instagram.
Stephanie is a face model, brand influencer, and beauty queen. She has modeled for a lot of clothing brands and has collaborated with top-notch makeup artists and makeup brands in Nigeria. The light-skinned beauty is making waves on Instagram.
Priscilla Ajoke Ojo is one of the Nigerian teenage influencers who is doing extremely well for herself. She is an influencer and brand ambassador to hair, clothing, and cosmetic brands. She also owns her own clothing line. Top Nigerian singers like Lil Kesh and Korede Bello have featured her in their music videos. She has a following of 1.2 million on Instagram, her account is verified.
Michelle Gentry is one of the top Nigerian influencers on Instagram and she’s the daughter of the popular actress and filmmaker Mercy Aigbe. Michelle is the teenage CEO of Michelle Beauty; her own cosmetics line. She’s a brand influencer and a teen model with a following of 965k on Instagram; she’s also verified.
She is not only running her business outside the country, she’s also schooling.
Spirine is a brand influencer, naturalist, beauty, and fashion model. With a following of 177k on Instagram, she has successfully gotten the attention of some brands and worked with them. This young teenager is also a vlogger; she has a YouTube channel where she posts tips on how to grow and maintain natural hair.
Queen is signed to Beth Model Africa and has graced so many runways, she’s also is a multi-award-winning model and brand influencer. She is a brand ambassador to countless brands and has made a name for herself. Queen has a total of 236k Instagram followers.