5 Ways Celebrities Make Money
Celebrities are not just outlaws and people without a clear career path. Many of them live large and have built businesses and brands for themselves that has supported many people especially at this difficult period. The question of how these celebrities manager to make so much money and become successful is very common among Nigerian youths.
One thing that all Nigerian youths must bear in mind is that most Nigerian celebrities are very hardworking. A good look at the successful gospel singer may tempt some people into thinking that their church took them from the gutters and pumped all resources on them to succeed but that is not the case.
Irrespective of their field and calling, celebrities are united and always watch each other’s back. In case you are one of those who is bothered about how Nigerian celebrities make money, the points listed below will be very helpful.
1 High Moral Standard
This point seems to contradict what you might have heard about celebrities but those that have succeeded and become rich are those that keep a high moral standard. For instance, we all know how actress Funke Akindele lost a contract just because she failed to act morally at a time when people are in fear.
Ordinary business people hardly go into partnership in Nigeria but celebrities’ right from their early days partner with one another. This helps to cover their weaknesses and project their strengths making more people to patronize their songs. eg Frank Edward and Chioma Jesus or Davido and Wizkid.
A comedian in Nigeria called AY amidst this lockdown organized an online show which was attended by thousands of Nigerians. They do not fold their arms when they encounter challenges but work very hard and innovate.
4 Brand Ambassadors
You can find many of these celebrities on the labels of different products. Some of them are the brand ambassadors for various government initiatives and programs due to their large following.
5 Large Followers
Recently a video of Gospel singer Tope Alabi went viral in which she was dancing a style promoted by Wizkid a secular musician. Celebrities get fans from all works of lives and they number in their hundreds of thousands. You can check out their social media handles to see the many followers tat admire and adore them. It is this fans that promote their songs and download them thereby making them richer.