Burna Boy, Wizkid and Davido make Forbes Africa Icons list [FULL LIST]

Forbes Africa Icons list

Burna Boy, Davido, and Wizkid, have been named to Forbes’ list of Africa’s 100 Innovations, Inventions and Icons

Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala,

Director General of the World Trade Organization,

Olugbenga Agboola,

Genevieve Nnaji,

Omotola Jalade Ekeinde,

Funke Akindele-Bello,

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie,

Olugbenga Agboola and Mr. Eazi,  made the list as well.

The list was compiled from Hollywood exports and Grammy artists to award-winning concepts that can save the planet, according to the American business journal.

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Forbes Africa Icons list 2021

@Forbesafrica, the publication’s official Twitter account reads :

“This also include the award-winning ideas that had defined the African continent and influential role models that have spelt Africa’s growth over the last decade.”.


Forbes described Grammy Award winner, Burna Boy as one of the biggest and most successful African artist on the continent.

Speaking on Wizkid, an excerpt from the magazine reads,

”Another one of Nigeria’s brightest and biggest stars, Wizkid, is described by Vogue as “an image-maker who speaks to millennials”.

The publication described the “A Better Time” star as ‘one of Africa’s biggest musicians.