It is a known fact that the richest men in the world have more than one source of income. Nigerian entertainers, realizing this decided to have another major source of making money, perhaps in the hope of becoming a mogul in the form of Dangote, Otedola, Adenuga e.t.c Here is a look at Nigerian entertainers with an alternative business line.
D’Banj – Koko Garri
D’Banj, pictured with one of his mentors, Aliko Dangote sells Garri to support his music career. The measure of the success Koko Garri has achieved cannot be ascertained but it is an established business.
Genevieve – St. Genevieve Clothings
Nollywood darling, Genevieve Nnaji sells ready to wear clothes on retail website, Jumia. She relaunched the outfit last year. Like D’Banj, we can’t fathom how successful St. Genevieve has been. It definitely pays some bills.
Ini Edo – Lounge & Restaurant
Ini Edo recently launched her lounge named Mimz Lounge on the island. The launch was well planned. Mimz Lounge is still in its early days.
2face – Rumors Night Club
Music legend, 2face Idibia spent a whooping sum of N250million to open a night club in 1st Avenue,Festac named Rumors Night Club.
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P-Square – Real Estate
In a very recent interview, Peter Okoye revealed he’s been doing mass housing projects while Paul has been doing real estate. Peter also has a football management agency that is also in it’s early stage.
Agbani Darego – Ad by Agbani Darego
Former miss world, Agbani Darego sells jeans, dresses, bags, shoes, sunglasses and accessories under her business venture Ad by Agbani Darego. She also has a shop in Lekki.
Duncan Mighty – Construction
Rivers state based artiste Duncan Mighty revealed in an interview with Punch that he does own a construction firm named Wene Mighty Construction. According to him, he resumes to the company every day at 8am when he isn’t doing music.
Mercy Aigbe – Boutique
Nollywood actress Mercy Aigbe has a shop known as Magdivas Boutique in Omole Estate close to Ojodu Berger in Lagos. She sells clothing and beauty items. No wonder she looks so good.
Mo’Cheddah – Mo’Cheddah Clothing
Mo’Cheddah continues her resurgence into the entertainment scene and she is set to launch a clothing line. Many of her fans though think she should have gone for a makeup line instead of clothing.
Davido – OBO Apparel
Davido is one of Nigeria’s biggest music star and despite his wealthy background and self-gotten wealth from the music business, the young music star hasn’t stopped hustling hard and aiming for more success.Like several international celebrities, Davido has also delved into the merchandising business, and is set to release his own clothing line. He has showed us samples from his OBO apparel line which would be released soon
Source : Nigerianmag.com