6 African stars born into a wealthy family

Here are 6 African stars born into a wealthy family

Davido, a star who comes from a wealthy family


Nigerian singer and songwriter David Adeleke, better known as Davido, is the son of one of Nigeria’s richest man, Dr Deji Adeleke. He is the president of Keplo-Pacific Energy Pacific and vice-chancellor of the Adeleke University in Osun. The singer ‘IF’ is known for his successful career in the Nigerian music industry.



Dapo Daniel Oyebanjo aka D’Banj or affectionately referred to as Koko Master is a dazzling Nigerian music star. He has won music awards like the 2007 MTV Europe Music Awards, for Best African Act, 2009 MTV Africa Music Awards, for the Artist of the Year, and Al. He is the son of Colonel Daniel Duro Oyebanjo, a Nigerian military officer who commanded an artillery regiment.

Yvonne Okoro

3-Yvonne Okoro

Ghanaian actress, Yvonne Okoro was born to a Nigerian father and a Ghanaian mother. His father is a successful businessman.

She is one of the highest paid actresses in Ghana. She comes from a wealthy family and according to various sources; she had her own home in East Legion before she took over the movie scene.

Jean Jacques Kouame

4-Jean Jacques Kouame

After a few years spent, within the Ivorian jet set, designer of the cut-off movement, Jean Jacques Kouamé bowed out of the Ivorian music scene. Born to a rich father, he is now the head of a lobbying and intermediation firm that works in different areas of public affairs, institutional relations and press relations with public authorities, large companies, and professional federations.

Although his fortune cannot be quantified, it is clear that no Coupé-Décalé artist can afford his lifestyle and fortune today.

Nadia Buari

5-Nadia Buari

For those who don’t know, the charming and talented actress is the daughter of Hajia Buari, a beautician, and Alhaji Sidiku Buari, an ace musician and producer.

Nadia Buari, also received two nominations for Best Actress in a Leading Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards in 2007 and 2009.

Jackie Appiah

6-Jackie Appiah

Actress Jackie Appiah is the last daughter of her parents. Born in Canada, she returned to her home country at the age of 10 to live with her mother. Jackie’s father, Kwabena Appiah, who lives in Toronto, is the younger brother of renowned lawyer Joe Appiah.

Those are the 6 African stars born into a wealthy family

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