Top 5 Highest Earning Bloggers in Africa 2018

African bloggers

With different countries in Africa and millions of bloggers resident in the different States, it would make total sense that a few of these bloggers earn more than others in the whole of the continent.

A list of top earning bloggers in Africa would be endless as hundreds of bloggers considerably earn a lot from their blogs.

This is a list of the top 5 earning bloggers in Africa which puts up the top and only the top earning individual bloggers in the continent:

#5: Ameyaw Debrah —

Ameyaw Kissi Debrah

Ameyaw Debrah is one of the best individual bloggers in the whole of Ghana. He started his entertainment blog, in 2008 after working as entertainment editor at

He has had the opportunity to meet and interview several top personalities including Majid Michel, Trey Songz, Nadia Buari and many others.

He's a graduate of Publishing from the Kwame Nkrumah University and won an award as the Best Publishing Student at KNUST. He's one of the top earning bloggers in Africa with more experience than most Ghanaian bloggers.

#4: Uche Pedro — 

Uche Pedro

Uche Pedro is one of the earliest bloggers in Nigeria. Through blogging, she has been able to appear on the most popular of blogs and online magazines including Forbes and CNN.

Uche Pedro Eze is the founder of, one of the most visited blogs in Nigeria which is based on lifestyle, beauty and entertainment.

She has won several awards and earned nominations for a number of prestigious awards. She's one of the highest earning bloggers in Africa.

#3: Omoyele Sowore —

Omoyele Sowore

If there's any blogger who has faced troubles from politicians and has been arrested for controversial stories, it's Omoyele Sowore.

He's the founder of In 2006, this very elite popular blogger founded one of the most visited and controversial online news outlets, Sahara Reporters in a room in Manhattan.

He has been accused severally for receiving gifts from politicians to help them ridicule their rival. Omoyele Sowore is indeed one of the highest earning bloggers in Africa today with interest in Nigeria politics and government.

#2: Makinde Azeez —

Makinde Azeez

The second highest earning blogger in Nigeria is now Makinde Azeez. He is the founder of the most visited entertainment blog in Nigeria and website after Naij and Seun Osewa's Nairaland. Makinde earns over $50,000 dollars per month from his blog.

Naijaloaded was developed in 2009 by Makinde when he was 20 years of age. The young entrepreneur has gone since then to start up other online projects and gained success online as an internet entrepreneur.

His power blog, Naijaloaded overtook news websites and other entertainment blogs like Bellanaija, Lindaikejisblog, Saharareporters, and other blogs in traffic after 6 years of operation.

Initially, the blog was a music download blog, and then a forum. It was later developed into an entertainment blog after frequent attacks from anonymous hackers.

#1: Linda Ikeji —

Linda Ikeji

The billionaire celebrity blogger obviously does no have the most popular blog, but somehow, over 80% of advertisers choose her blog every time because of it's interesting active and controversial nature.

Linda Ikeji is the founder of; the most preferred news outlet that's updated several times per day with the hottest of news in an interesting manner.

She started her blog in 2006 and since then, the blog has received hundreds of millions of views which in reality translates to millions for her.

Linda Ikeji is the highest earning individual blogger in Africa with the exclusion of organizational news outlets like Vanguardngr, Naij and Punchng.

She's has metamorphosed into being an investor and a businesswoman as she has other projects including her online music platform and social media network, Linda Ikeji Music and Linda Ikeji Social respectively.

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