- Legit.ng has previously compiled reports of celebrities with the highest IG followers but it is now time for the ladies only
- The new list features top female stars like Funke Akindele-Bello, Mercy Aigbe, Tiwa Savage among others
- However, Yemi Alade leads the pack with a whopping 13.8 million followers on Instagram
More followers on social media mean reaching more fans across the world and this is exactly why Nigerian celebrities take their follower count seriously.
Some weeks ago, Legit.ng compiled a list of top celebrities in the music industry who have managed to surpass 10 million followers on Instagram.
Wizkid, Don Jazzy, Mr P among others were featured. However, Davido led the pack with a whopping 19.8 (now 20) million followers.
Today, the focus is on female stars in the entertainment industry who have managed to grow their fan base on the social media platform to the rank of millions.
Check them out below:
1. Singer Yemi Alade (13.8 million followers on IG)
2. Nollywood actress Funke Akindele-Bello ( She recently hit 13 million fans on IG)
3. Singer Tiwa Savage (12.4 million fans on IG)
4. Nollywood's Mercy Aigbe ( 9.6 million IG fans)
5. Nollywood actress Mercy Johnson-Okojie (10.1 million IG fans)
6. Actress Ini Edo (11.2 million IG fans)
7. Toyin Abraham (6.5 million IG fans)
8. Actress Iyabo Ojo ( million IG fans)
9. Actress Genevieve Nnaji (8.1 million followers on IG)
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10. Regina Daniels (9.9 million IG followers)
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In a similar story, Legit.ng compiled a list of popular comedians and skit-makers with the highest following on Instagram.
Ikorodu Bois, Taaoma, MC Lively, Maraji, Sydney Talker among others were featured in the list.
However, Broda Shaggi led the pack with over 7 million followers on his page.