As the world’s biggest video-sharing platform, YouTube records billions of users daily who troop into the site to watch content on their favourite channels. This massive traffic presents the opportunity for YouTubers to make so much money from the content they create and post. Many Nigerian YouTubers have made life-changing fortunes from YouTube. This article will discuss the top 5 richest YouTubers in Nigeria in 2022. Read on to find out if your favourite Nigerian YouTuber made the list.
The top 5 richest YouTubers in Nigeria in 2022 would be discussed below:
Mark Angel is the most successful YouTuber in Nigeria. His YouTube channel, Mark Angel Comedy has the highest number of subscribers in Nigeria – a staggering 8.62 million. Mark Angel is best known for his series of shorts on Youtube. Mark Angel Comedy skits are family-friendly and are widely watched across Nigeria, recording total views of 2.04 billion. His skits are mostly filmed within his lower-class neighbourhood in Port Harcourt and often feature children comedians such as Emmanuella. Emmanuella, who is his cousin, as well as the longest-appearing actress in his series, has equally gained massive fame and awards from Youtube, across Nigeria, and abroad.
Mark Angel has consistently posted comedy skits on the Mark Angel Comedy for over a decade, in fact, in 2016, his Youtube channel got the creator award for being the first African comedy channel to reach one million subscribers. With the huge following of Mark Angel’s Youtube channel, he earns thousands of dollars every month from Youtube ads, private adverts, sponsorships, affiliate marketing and brand promotion. Mark Angel is currently an ambassador of 1XBet. The estimated net worth of Mark Angel in 2022 is $1.9 million.
Edith of Editorial Natural Beauty 556
Edith is the owner of the Editorial Natural Beauty 556 YouTube channel. As one that learnt from her grandmother early in life about the efficacy of natural recipes to enhance the beauty and all-around well-being, Edith created this YouTube channel to share content with her subscribers on how they can use natural ingredients to enhance their beauty. Her channel, Editorial Natural Beauty 556, is also known to post some health remedies and simple health hacks. All the recipes and hacks presented on her Youtube channel are authentic, tested, and verified, no wonder Editorial Natural Beauty 556 has 2.91 million subscribers.
Edith makes thousands of dollars every month from YouTube ads, as well as private adverts, brand promotion, and affiliate marketing. She earns tens of thousands of dollars from her YouTube every month. Editorial Natural Beauty 556 has earned Edith hundreds of thousands of dollars since she began her channel in 2016.
Samuel Oluwafemi Asubiojo
You may not know him by the name Samuel Asubiojo, but there’s a chance you’ve viewed a comedy skit on a SamSpedy YouTube channel where he was referred to as ‘Mama Ojo’ or ‘Ojo’. His comedy skits are widely known across Nigeria, recording millions of views on several of the posted content. One of his viral comedy skits he posted on his SamSpedy YouTube channel is ‘African Home: In My Feelings Challenge’ , which has surpassed 7 million views. TheSamSpedy has 2.74 million subscribers.
The Ekiti-born comedian is trained as a medical doctor at Zaporizhzhia State University, Ukraine. So, he combines his acting with his medical practice. He is one of the highest-paid YouTubers in Nigeria in 2022 with revenues coming from Youtube ads, private adverts and sponsorships, affiliate marketing and brand promotion. Samuel Asubiojio has a secondary YouTube where he posts about his personal life and travel vlogs, as well as a followership of 1.4 million on Tiktok. Samuel Asubiojo is estimated to be worth a little above a million dollars.
Samuel Animashaun Perry
Samuel Animashaun Perry, popularly known as Broda Shaggi, is another very successful YouTube in Nigeria that has earned the most on YouTube in 2022. His YouTube channel, Official Broda Shaggi, has 1.62 million subscribers, with his content easily recording hundreds of thousands of views. The Creative Art graduate from the University of Lagos is known to act as an ‘agbero’ (local parlance for a lout) with a penchant for getting into trouble. The comedy skit that gave Broda Shaggi the big break to become the household name he Is today is ‘Jesu in Mushin’.
Aside from the comedy skits on his Official Broda Shaggi YouTube channel, Broda Shaggi is also an actor, songwriter and musician. Broda Shaggi earns millions of Naira every month from YouTube ads, private adverts, affiliate marketing and brand promotion. Broda Shaggi’s revenue puts him as one of the richest Nigeria YouTubers in 2022.
Kassim Bramah, commonly referred to as Kalistus on this YouTube channel, Yawa Skits, is a very successful YouTuber in Nigeria that is worthy to be on this list. Kassim Bramah is among the pioneers of YouTube comedy channels in Nigeria. His comedy skits are widely viewed across Nigeria, allowing him to rake in thousands of dollars every month from YouTube ads, private adverts, brand promotion, and affiliate marketing. His channel has recorded over 40 million views and is considered one of the best comedy YouTube channels by many.
The YouTubers in this list record thousands to millions of views on
their series of shorts posted on YouTube, which in turn, present them the opportunity to make income from YouTube ads. Other means YouTubers in Nigeria make money are from private adverts and sponsorships, affiliate marketing and brand promotion.