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List of African Celebrities With The Highest Number of Followers on Instagram

List of African Celebrities With The Highest Number of Followers on Instagram.

Instagram is an American photo and video sharing social networking service that was founded by Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger. It was later acquired by Facebook in 2012 for approximately $1 billion.

Below is a list of top African celebrities who have managed to obtain millions of followers on the aforementioned social media platform.

1. Mohammed Salah

Mohammed Salah is a professional Egyptian soccer player who serves as a forward for the English premier league side Liverpool. The 29-year-old's successful spell at Liverpool has helped him obtain 43 million followers on his Instagram account making him the most followed African.

2. Davido

Nigerian singer Davido occupies the second spot on this list with 21 million Instagram followers. He is one of the most influential singers in Africa today. He is also responsible for the longest-charting Nigerian pop song in Billboard history.

3. Yemi Alade

Yemi Eberechi Alade is perhaps the most consistent female singer in Nigeria and Africa at large. She is also the most followed female celebrity in the whole of Africa with 15 million Instagram followers.

4. Diamond Platnumz

Diamond Platnumz (born Naseeb Abdul Juma Issack) is a Tanzanian professional singer, songwriter, and actor. He is the best-selling artist from East Africa and also the first African to attain 1 billion combined views on YouTube. His Instagram account has acquired a total of 13 million followers.

5. Tiwa Savage

Tiwa Savage is the third Nigerian artist and the second female musician on this list. She currently has 12.7 million followers on her Instagram account. She is the first female Nigerian artist to be nominated for a BET award as well as the first female to win a Best African Act at the MTV Europe Music Awards.

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