For over a decade, American and European influencers have raked in millions, by simply sharing their passion with their devoted audiences. In recent years, African influencers have successfully jumped aboard the influencer train, and have hit the big time!
Platform: If you haven’t heard of entertainment news site BellaNaija.com, you must be living under a rock!
Blog Worth: In 2016, Uche won the award for best Best African Blogger at the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards, thanks to her $2 million blog.
Platform: Sbahle shares actionable health and fitness content on her Instagram account, @sbahle_mpisane, where she boasts a following of over 800k.
Blog Worth: Ms. Mpisane has been the face of campaigns for Shield deodorant, and Woolworths. Her Instagram is worth an estimated $1,861.5 – $3,102.5 per post, according to influencermarketinghub.com.
Platform: Kenyan fashion stylist, Silvia Njoki is the founder of the blog SilviaNjoki.com.
Blog Worth: According to influencermarketinghub.com, Njoki has the ability to bank at least $228.75 – $381.25 per Instagram post.
Platform: Arguably, one of the most prominent South African influencers, Aisha Baker is the blogger behind BakedOnline.co.za.
Blog Worth: While her blog’s worth is $ 2,397, her Instagram account can bring in $283.5 – $472.5 per post. Which is probably why brands like Superbalist, Totalsports and Revlon have tapped the Cape Town blogger for their digital campaigns.
Platform: LindaIkejisBlog.com is one of the leading digital destinations for Nigerians to catch up on local and international gossip and news.
Blog Worth: According to worthofweb.com, Linda’s website is currently worth a mind boggling $64 million.
Platform: Style blog, KefilweMabote.com has become one of South Africa’s favorite digital resources to read about all things luxe.
Blog Worth: With over 400k followers on Instagram, Kefilwe can receive upwards of $1,099.5 – $1,832.5 per branded post.
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