Top 10 Richest Bloggers in Nigeria & Net Worth (2024)

Last updated on March 21st, 2024 at 09:52 am

Nigeria has a thriving blogging community, with millions of Nigerians reading and writing blogs on a daily basis.

Some of the richest bloggers in Nigeria have made their fortunes through a combination of advertising, affiliate marketing, and selling their own products and services.

Linda Ikeji is the richest blogger in Nigeria

Linda Ikeji is the richest blogger in Nigeria

Blogging in Nigeria is no more new.

With the success story of the likes of Linda Ikeji, one of the country’s richest female bloggers, many are joining the bandwagon.

However, only a few top bloggers that are popular in the country can be said to be successful in the blogosphere and their net worth.

Sometimes, it is difficult trying to rank Nigerian bloggers as many have side hustles that are not linked to their names while some of their blogs also do not appeal to the Nigerian audience and as such, people don’t even know of such popular websites.

These bloggers have achieved success in a variety of niches, including entertainment, business, technology, and lifestyle.

They have all built large audiences and monetized their blogs effectively.

TOP 10 RICHEST BLOGGERS IN NIGERIA (2024)

In no particular order, here are top 10 richest bloggers in Nigeria this 2024 and their net worth.

LINDA IKEJI (NET WORTH – $40 MILLION)

Linda Ikeji can be said to be the richest blogger in the country just as Oluwaseun Osewa, the owner of Nairaland is the face of online forums in Nigeria.

She started her blog in 2006 with no intention of making money.

Linda even started with the free blogger platform on a second level domain (www.lindaikeji.blogspot.com) and continued using it until last 2 years when she got a custom top-level domain (www.lindaikejiblog.com).

Her blog is currently the number one entertainment gossip blog in Nigeria.

She is also placed as one of the most influential youth in Nigeria.

Most people argue that she might just be one of the highest earning bloggers in Africa as a whole.

Beginning this year, she started diversifying into other areas such as social media with her lindaikeji social website and also music production.

Linda Ikeji net worth is estimated at $40 million by Forbes this 2024

JIDE OGUNSANYA (NET WORTH – $3 MILLION)

Jide Ogunsanya is also a rich popular Nigerian Tech blogger who gives tutorials on his blog.

He started the blog in 2008 to enlighten many on how to carry out some simple tech stuffs either online or offline with their system or phones.

On Nairaland webmasters section, he is known as JidetheBlogger.

His blog (www.ogbongeblog.com) won the best science and tech blog in 2011 Nigerian Blog Awards and in 2012, he also won the best tutorial blog.

He currently has some undisclosed blogs and online businesses he’s working on.

Jide Ogunsanya’s blog is worth $3 million.

UCHE EZE PEDRO (NET WORTH – $25 MILLION)

Another wealthy female blogger is Uche Pedro who is the founder and managing director of BainStone Limited and BellaNaija (www.Bellanaija.com).

BellaNaija can be said to be a pioneer online media company in Nigeria.

Uche started Bellanaija as a way of getting herself occupied so she could run away from boredom.

Now, BellaNaija is another entertainment blog in Nigeria, reeling out entertainment stories and latest gist.

She makes a lot of money from blogging. She started her blog in 2006, the same year Linda Ikeji started hers.

In fact, it has been said that Linda took inspiration from her to start hers.

Uche Pedro is happily married and can be said to be a seasoned top blogger in the country.

Her blog is worth more than $25 million

NOBLE IGWE (NET WORTH – $20 MILLION)

Noble Igwe is the owner and founder of 360Nobs Limited, a company he started in 2009.

360nobs.com is an entertainment, and lifestyle website.

Today, Igwe is one of the richest bloggers in Nigeria who has many subsidiaries.

One of such as 360nobs is 360Delivery, a courier service company.

In his words; “where others see “showbiz,” I see “showBIZ”.

Noble Igwe’s blog is worth an estimated $4 million.

LOY OKIEZE (NET WORTH – $15 MILLION)

Loy Omezie is the founder of TechCabal, a popular technology blog.

The blog features news and articles on the Nigerian tech scene and the African tech ecosystem.

Okieze is also a co-founder of CcHub, a technology hub in Lagos, Nigeria.

STELLA DIMOKOKORKUS (NET WORTH – $10 MILLION)

Stella is a veteran journalist and blogger.

She is best known for her entertainment blog, which features news and gossip about Nigerian celebrities.

Dimokokorkus is also a co-founder of Gistmania, one of the most popular entertainment websites in Nigeria.

OVIE (NET WORTH – $17 MILLION)

Talk of the richest music blogger in the country and those blogging about it in Nigeria, and I will point to one person that has established himself as a force to be reckoned with in the music download realm.

That one person is Ovie, the founder of NotJustOk.com (www.notjustok.com).

The tag of this brand could be heard almost anywhere Nigerian music is played, even on radio stations.

Indeed, Ovie is the number one music blogger in Nigeria at the moment and his website is worth $7 million.

MAKINDE AZEEZ (NET WORTH – $5 MILLION

Makinde Azeez might need an introduction but his product need no introduction because of the way it went viral sometimes back.

He is the founder of Naijaloaded (www.naijaloaded.com) which is worth $7.5 million.

Naijaloaded actually started in 2009 as a forum but due to hacking issues, it was converted into a blog and I can say that one decision brought a breakthrough to Azeez.

Naijaloaded currently boast of over 500,000 users, making its owner one of the richest blogger in the country.

CHUDE JIDEONWO (NET WORTH – $10 MILLION

Chude is a lawyer and the co-fou Derek of YNaija (www.ynaija.com), an internet newspaper for young Nigerians which was founded in 2010.

He is also the founder of RedSTRAT.

He is indeed a top influential Nigeria blogger.

His blog is mostly on cultural matters as most of his ever green content highlights the tenets of the Nigerian people.

YNaija has also helped display job vacancies and has helped Nigerians looking for job openings get meaningful employment.

You can also see that the website is user-friendly, easy to navigate with categories on news, politics, opinion, enterprise, TV, teen, etc arranged for his audience.

YNaija is worth millions of dollars.

LOY OKIEZE (NET WORTH – $15 MILLION)

Loy is a tech blogger and the founder of Techloy (www.techloy.com).

His blog has become one of the top sources of information on the happenings in the country’s ICT world.

Today, Loy okezie is rated as one of the highest paid bloggers in the country.

Although he studied Business Administration, Loy Okezie has proven that you can succeed in niche that is competitive especially in the technology world.

His website, Techloy.com which he began in 2008 has been ranked as one of the best tech-related blog in Nigeria.

OMOYELE SOWORE (NET WORTH – $30 MILLION)

Omoyele Sowore might not be the highest paid Nigerian blogger but he is the brain behind the popular Saharareporters.com.

This is a news site that has earned the title “the Wikileaks of Africa”.

A Nigerian political activist, Sowore has now ventured into full politics and is seen as one of the influential bloggers in Nigeria today as he exposes dirty deals of public office holders in the Nigerian government.

Sowore’s net worth is estimated at $30 million dollars (allegedly).

ADEMOLA OGUNDELE (NET WORTH – $8 MILLLION)

Ademola Ogundele is the founder of BellaNaija Weddings, a popular wedding blog.

The blog features news and articles on Nigerian weddings, including wedding planning, fashion, and photography.

Ogundele is also a co-founder of BellaNaija, one of the most popular lifestyle blogs in Nigeria.

BANKOLE OLUWAFEMI NET WORTH – $7 MILLION

Bankole Oluwafemi is the founder of TechPoint Africa, a popular technology blog.

The blog features news and articles on the Nigerian tech scene and the African tech ecosystem.

Oluwafemi is also a co-founder of TechPoint Africa Network, a community of tech entrepreneurs and enthusiasts in Nigeria.

These top 10 richest bloggers in Nigeria are all role models for aspiring bloggers.

They have shown that it is possible to make a fortune through blogging, if you are willing to put in the hard work and dedication.

TIPS TO ACHIEVE SUCCESS AS AN ASPIRING BLOGGER

Here are some tips for aspiring bloggers who want to achieve success:

  • Choose a niche that you are passionate about and that you have some expertise in.
  • Produce high-quality content that is informative and engaging.
  • Promote your blog on social media and other online platforms.
  • Build relationships with other bloggers and influencers in your niche.
  • Monetize your blog through advertising, affiliate marketing, or selling your own products and services.

CONCLUSION

These bloggers have amassed their fortunes through a variety of sources, including advertising, affiliate marketing, selling their own products and services, and public speaking.

They have also benefited from the growing popularity of blogging in Nigeria, as more and more Nigerians are turning to the internet for information and entertainment.

The success of these bloggers is an inspiration to aspiring bloggers in Nigeria.

It shows that it is possible to make a good living from blogging, if you are willing to put in the hard work and dedication.

It takes time and effort to build a successful blog, but it is definitely possible.

If you are willing to put in the work, you could be one of the next richest bloggers in Nigeria.

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Oluchi Chukwu

Oluchi is a seasoned Information blogger, content developer and the editor of Nigerian Queries. She is a tech enthusiast who loves reading, writing and research

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