Egypt international winger Mohamed Salah is the most followed African footballer on key social media platforms, according to the African Social Media Power Report. And he has now the most followed African Instagram account. Down are other Africa’s most followed Instagram accounts.
7. Diamond Platnumz -4.9M
Diamond Platnumz, is a Tanzanian bongo flava recording artist and dancer from Tanzania. He has had several hit songs including “African Beauty” which he featured American artist Omarion.
6. Tiwa Savage -5M
Tiwa Savage, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, performer and actress. She currently has a songwriting deal with Sony/ATV Music Publishing.
Savage sings in English and Yoruba. As a singer, her achievements include an MTV Africa Music Award, two The Headies Awards, one Channel O Music Video Award, one Nigeria Music Video Award, and two City People Entertainment Awards.
5. Wizkid -5.5m
Wizkid is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. He was ranked 5th on Forbes and Channel O’s 2013 list of the Top 10 Richest/Bankable African Artists.
Alongside other records, in 2014, Wizkid became the first ever Nigerian musician to have over 1 million followers on Twitter. He also became the first Afrobeats artist to appeared in the 2018 Guinness World Records for his contribution to Drake’s hit song “One Dance”.
4. Didier Drogba -6,3m
After eight years with Chelsea where he scored 157 goals in 341 appearances and helped them win 10 titles including their 2012 Champions League trophy, the Ivory Coast Striker needs no introduction.