Davido, Wizkid, Falz make Forbes 30 under 30 list

Nigerian pop stars, Davido, Wizkid , Yemi Alade and Falz have added another feather to their cap.

The celebrated stars have made the list of the 2018 Forbes Africa under 30 individuals that are making impact  in their industries across the continent.

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Every year, Forbes hunts for the brightest young entrepreneurs, leaders and billionaires of tomorrow to be featured in its 30 Under 30 list across the world.

 

This year’s list is divided into three: Creative, Technology and Business.

 

Other celebrities across Africa that made the list are Sarkodie, Nasty C, Cassper Nyovest, Falz, Yemi Alade, Beverly Naya, Sonia Irabor and so on.

 

See full list below:

 

Business

Yannick Nzonde, 29, DRC

Co-founder ATI Groupe

 

Leroy Mwasaru, 20, Kenya

Founder, Greenpact

 

Ladipo Lawani, 29, Nigeria

Founder, L&L Foods

 

Emmanuel Ademola Ayilara, 29, Nigeria

Founder, LanaWey Investment Limited

 

Mwiya Musokotwane, 28, Zambia

Founder, Thebe Investment Management

 

Nomvula Mhambi, 29, Zimbabwe

Founder, Disruptive Innovation

 

Abubakar Sadiq Mohammed Falalu, 28, Nigeria

Founder, FalGates

 

Roger Boniface, 29, South Africa

Founder, EDISIM

 

Gilbert Eugene Peters, 29, Zimbabwe

Founder, Spidex Media

 

Sihle Ndlela, 28, South Africa

Co-founder, Majozi Bros Construction

 

Vera Shaba, 29, South Africa

Founder, Shaba and Rampling; Green Building Solutions

 

Thomas Duncan, 28, Namiba

Owner, Anticor

 

Wesley Beneke, 29, South Africa

Founder, WCB Construction

 

Anita Adetola Adetoye, 26, Nigeria

Founder, Anita Brows Beauty

 

Akinwande Durojaye, 28, Nigeria

Founder, JustBrandIt; FixMyRide. Co-founder, FueledUp; LashBells

 

Samuelle Dimairho, 27, Zimbabwe

Co-founder, Chengetedzai Depository Company

 

Joey Friedman, 26, South Africa

Founder, LA Group of Companies

 

Zuko Tisani, 25, South Africa

Founder, Legazy Technology Conferencing

 

Gisela van Houcke, 27, DRC

Founder, Zuri Luxury Hair&Beauty

 

Bidemi Zakariyau, 28, Nigeria

Founder, LSF|PR

 

Zareef Minty, 24, South Africa

Founder, ZRF Holdings

 

Fred Apaloo, 28, Ghana

Founder, Villa Grace

 

Kene Rapu, 28, Nigeria

Founder, Kene Rapu

 

Jack Mthembu, 27, South Africa

Founder, First One Adventures

 

Reabetswe Ngwane, 25, South Africa

Co-founder, KreamFields

 

Anelisa Mntuyedwa, 28, South Africa

Founder, Gilbert Civils

 

Gozie Coker, 29, Nigeria

Founder, Coker Creative

 

Alexander Knieps, 27, South Africa

Founder, Printulu

 

Adam Amoussou, 27, Benin

Founder, Amosconsult Group

 

Nataliey Bitature, 28, Uganda

Co-founder, Musana Carts

 

Technology

Rivo Mhiari, 23, South Africa

Founder, Rikatec

 

Olaoluwa Samuel-Biyi, 27, Nigeria

Co-founder, SureGifts. Director, SureRemit

 

Isaya Yunge, 28, Tanzania

Founder, SomaApps Technologies Company Limited

 

Mahmood Oyewo, 26, Nigeria

Co-founder, RubiQube

 

Kevin Lubega, 28, Uganda

Founder, EzeeMoney

 

Berno Potgieter & Thatoyaona Marumo, 28, South Africa

Founders, Domestly

 

Leonida Mutuku, 29, Kenya

Founder, Intelipro

 

Chris Kwekowe, 25, & Emerald Kwekowe, 21, Nigeria

Founders, Slatecube

 

Phiwa Nkambule, 26, Swaziland

Co-founder, Riovic

 

Sunkanmi Ola, 22, Nigeria

Founder, Syracuse Digital

 

Perseus Mlambo, 29, Zambia

Founder, Zazu Africa Limited

 

Kola Olajide, 26, Nigeria

Co-founder, Bridge Labs

 

Nneile Nkholise, 29, South Africa

Founder, iMed Tech

 

Bamal Namata, 26, Cameroon

Founder, Maibeta

 

Riaz Moola, 26, South Africa

Founder, HyperionDev

 

Leonard Stiegeler, 29, Nigeria.

Co-founder, Zanda, Jumia & Director Ringer Africa AG.

 

Kofi Genfi & Nii Osae Osae Dade, 24, Ghana.

Founders, CYST Company Limited.

 

Juan Pienaar, 27, South Africa.

Founder, Apex Media.

 

Timothy Adeleye, 29, Nigeria.

Founder, Optiweb Communications.

 

Maya Horgan Famodu, 27, Nigeria.

Founder, Ingressive.

 

Abraham Omani Quaye, 28, Ghana.

Founder, Farmart.

 

Melvyn Lubega, 28, South Africa.

Founder, GO1.

 

Huston Malande, 28, Kenya.

Founder, Skyline Design.

 

Cukia Kimani, 26 & Ben Myres, 25, South Africa.

Founders, Nyamakop.

 

Ink Eze, 28, Nigeria. (YAY!! BN Alum!)

Founder, AsoEbiBella.

 

June Syowia, 23, Kenya.

Founder, Beiless Group.

 

Obinna Okwodu, 27, Nigeria.

Founder, Fibre.

 

Abdellah Mallek, 28, Algeria.

Co-founder, Sylabs.

 

Yasmine El Baggari, 25, Morocco.

Founder, Voyaj.

 

Simba Mubvuma, 26, Zimbabwe.

Co-founder, Lexware Inc.

 

Creatives

Thuso Mbedu, 26, South Africa.

Actress.

 

Maria Borges, 25, Angola.

Supermodel.

 

Herieth Paul, 22, Tanzania.

Supermodel.

 

Eddy Kamuanga Illunga, 26, DRC.

Painter.

 

Cassper Nyovest, 27, South Africa.

Rapper & Entrepreneur.

 

Stacey Gillian Abe, 27, Uganda.

Multidisciplinary Contemporary Artist.

 

Yemi Alade, 29, Nigeria.

Singer & Songwriter.

 

Falz, 27, Nigeria.

Rapper & Actor.

 

Orapeleng Moodutle, 29, South Africa.

Fashion Designer.

 

Nomzamo Mbatha, 27, South Africa.

Actress.

 

Kwesta, 29, South Africa.

Rapper & Entrepreneur.

 

Davido, 25, Nigeria.

Singer & Songwriter.

 

Safia Elhillo, 27, Sudan.

Author & Poet.

 

Joyce Jacob, 28, Nigeria.

Founder: Joyce Jacob Beauty.

 

Shekhinah, 23, South Africa.

Singer & Songwriter.

 

Adebayo Oke-Lawal, 28, Nigeria.

Fashion Designer. Founder: Orange Culture.

 

Wizkid, 27, Nigeria.

Singer & Songwriter.

 

Koleka Putuma, 25, South Africa.

Poet & Author.

 

Nasty C, 21, South Africa.

Rapper & Producer.

 

Beverly Naya, 29, Nigeria.

Actress & Entrepreneur.

 

Simphiwe, 27, South Africa.

Visual Artist.

 

Rina Chunga-Kutama, 29, South Africa.

Fashion Designer.

 

Kemiyondo Coutinho, 28, Uganda.

Playwright, Actress, Filmmaker & Entrepreneur.

 

Sarkodie, 29, Ghana.

Rapper & Entrepreneur.

 

Mapeseka Koetie-Nyokong, 29, South Africa.

Actress & Entrepreneur.

 

Sonia Irabor, 28, Nigeria.

Writer, Filmmaker & Actress.

 

Tony Gum, 22, South Africa.

Visual Artist.

 

ANATII, 25, South Africa.

Producer, Writer, Director & Artiste.

 

Sasha Pieterse, 22, South Africa.

Actress & Singer/Songwriter.

 

Tania Omotayo, 26, Nigeria.

Model & Entrepreneur.

 

 

 

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