Forbes 100 Icons: Davido, Funke Akindele, Wizkid, Burna boy, Omotola and others made the list
Nigerian celebrities have all made it to this years forbes 100 Icons.
According to the forbes, the Icon categories is someone who has held true to realize socially positive goals against great challenges and odds, who has lived to tell the tale, who inspires others in a positive way, and who leaves behind a legacy of uplifting work.
The list is made of a whole lot of celebrities such as Davido, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Wizkid, Burna Boy, Swanky Jerry, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Funke Akindele Bello, Genevieve Nnaji, and Mr Eazi.
Funke Akindele who shared the news of her inclusion on the list as CNN tagged her ”one of Hollywood’s biggest stars”.
Took to her instagram handles with the caption:
“Been filming and writing back to back and then @swankyjerry sent this to me like “Sis, you never see?” Thanks swanky❤️ I’m so honored. Thanks @forbesafrica #hardworkpays#keepmoving #yourtimeishere #dontgiveup”