Wednesday, 12 October 2011

40 MOST INFLUENTIAL AFRICAN CELEBRITIES - FORBES


Forbes recently released the list of 40 most powerful African celebrity. The debut list of The 40 Most Powerful Celebrities In Africa includes actors, cerebral authors, musicians, movie producers, supermodels, TV personalities and athletes, drawn from all across Africa. The top 20 below



1. Chinua Achebe, 80, Novelist (Nigeria)
2. Youssou N'dour, 51, Musician (Senegal)
3. Didier Drogba, 33, Footballer (Cote D'Voire)
4. Angelique Kidjoe, 51, Musician (Benin Republic)
5. Akon, 38, Musician (Senegal)
6. Wole Soyinka, 77, Playwright (Nigeria)
7. Salif Keita, 62, Musician (Mali)
8. Yvonne Chaka Chaka, 46, (South African)
9. Oumou Sang, 43, Musician (Mali)
10. Femi Kuti, 49, Musician (Nigeria)

11. Toumani Diabaté, Malian, Musician

12. Oliver Mtukudzi, 59, Zimbabwean, Musician

13. Haile Gebrselassie, 38, Ethiopian, Athlete

14. Khaled Hadj Ibrahim, 51, Algerian, Musician

15. Samuel Eto'o, 30, Cameroonian, Soccer Player

16. Alek Wek, 34, Sudanese, Supermodel

17. Liya Kebede, 33, Ethiopian, Supermodel

18. Dobet Gnahoré, 29, Ivorian, Musician

19. Genevieve Nnaji, 32, Nigerian, Actress

20. Koffi Olomidé, 55, Congolese, Musician

For the full list click HERE


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