Burna Boy, Davido, Funke Akindele, Wizkid make Forbes Africa icons’ list

Leading Nigerian celebrities are listed on ‘100 Icons from Africa.’

The list was made by Burna Boy, Wizkid, Davido, Omotola Ekeinde, Genevieve Nnaji, Funke Akindele-Bello, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Mr. Eazi, among other Nigerians.

Also on the list was the Director General of the World Trade Organization, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala.

According to Forbes, the list has been curated from Hollywood exports and Grammy artists to award-winning ideas that can save the world.

They also said that the list is a way of “identifying those with influential ideas, innovations, and role models who have helped Africa grow over the past decade. ”

Forbes wrote on his official Twitter account, @Forbesafrica, along with the list, “This is also a way to celebrate those with the award-winning ideas of the African continent and the growing influential role models Spelling Africa over the last decade. ”

Forbes described Burna Boy in the publication as one of the greatest and most successful African artists on this continent.

While Genevieve was described as the trailblazer of Nollywood.

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