Rich kids of Nigeria show off class, wealth on Instagram

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Nigeria is a nation of two extremes.

The poverty rate in Nigeria is at 33% with the unemployment rate at 21%. On the other hand, Nigeria boasts of one of the richest women in the world Folorunsho Alakija and also one of the richest men in the world Aliko Dangote.

Folorunsho Alakijaplay

Folorunsho Alakija



Nigeria is home to many millionaires and billionaires and these wealthy people have kids who enjoy the trappings of their wealth and status.

The kids of rich Nigerians enjoy the good life, expensive luxury cars, foreign trips, fairy tale like weddings, boat cruises, private jets, hanging out with international stars and enjoy the skyline of world famous cities.

Welcome to the fabulous life of some of the rich kids of Nigeria who tastefully show off class and wealth on Instagram.

1) Paddy Adenuga

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Paddy Adenuga

(Instagram/paddy.adenuga )


Son of Nigerian millionaire Mike Adenuga, Paddy now lives abroad and enjoys a luxurious lifestyle with his white (and expensive) Mercedes Benz.

Paddy's expensive Mercedes Benzplay

Paddy’s expensive Mercedes Benz

(Instagram/paddy.adenuga )

He rubs shoulders with some of Nigeria’s wealthiest and attends fancy costume parties.

Paddy Adenuga with Aliko Dangote and Femi Otedolaplay

Paddy Adenuga with Aliko Dangote and Femi Otedola

(Instagram/paddy.adenuga )


2) DJ Cuppy

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DJ Cuppy with G-wagon in London

(Instagram/cuppymusic )


Daughter to Nigerian oil magnate Femi Otedola, Cuppy is a DJ and a fixture in Nigeria’s social elite scene. Cuppy loves to be in a Mercedes Benz G-Class whether in Lagos or London.

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DJ Cuppy trying out a diamond necklace

(Instagram/CuppyMusic )


She travels around the globe, Paris, New York, Dubai and enjoys the jet life. She likes diamonds too (which girl doesn’t), hangs around top UK rappers and also dates Nigerian footballer Victor Anichebe.

DJ Cuppy living a baby girl lifestyleplay

DJ Cuppy living a baby girl lifestyle

(Instagram/cuppymusic )


3) Temi Otedola

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Temi Otedola with her mother

(Instagram/jtofashion )


The younger sister of DJ Cuppy, Temi is a fashionista and blogger.

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Temi Otedola

(Instagram/jtofashion )


Dual citizenship, enjoying the New York skyline, having expensive theme parties and travelling the world are her perks. Temi is presently dating Nigerian breakout star Eazi.

4) The Mbadiwe Twins

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The Mbadiwe twins



Ozee and OC come from serious old money. If their surname is familiar it’s because the popular Ozumba Mbadiwe road is named after their grandfather who was once Minister of Commerce in Nigeria in 1957.

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Ozee Ozumba-Mbadiwe J.R with the family’s fleet of cars



His grandsons were featured in the Channel 4 documentary about wealthy Nigerians. Their Instagram is filled with designer clothes, boat trips and vintage expensive cars. There is nothing better than old money.

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Life is a cruise

(Instagram/Holiday Mbadiwe III)


5) Adama Indimi

Heiress to Nigerian business mogul Mohammed Indimi, Adama doesn’t only come from wealth but from the Northern part of Nigeria which is home to many of the country’s richest men.

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Adama Indimi in a world of her own

(Instagram/presido )


Her Instagram account is a tasty and classy display of class and wealth. She doesn’t show off much but a closer look at her pictures and you will see she’s from a wealthy home.

Weddings are like movies in Adama's worldplay

Weddings are like movies in Adama’s world



Palatial estates, fairy tale weddings, and vacations to exotic places are part of Adama’s princess’ lifestyle. She once dated Nigerian pop star D’banj.

Adama Indimiplay

Adama Indimi

(Instagram/presido )


5) Bukunyi Olateru-Olagbegi

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BK Olateru-Olagbegi in Venice



He comes from a royal family in Ondo state. BK as he famously goes is said to have interests in oil and gas. His Instagram account shows he has his sights on politics.

BK in a private jetplay

BK in a private jet



When not speaking to the country’s biggest politicians he is in private jets and walking the streets of Venice.

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