The Nigerians star, Wizkid, Burna Boy, Funke Akindele, Genevieve Nnaji, Omotola Ekeinde, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Mr. Eazi, made Forbes Africa Icons list.
The report revealed that Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the Director-General of the World Trade Organization, was also featured.
According to Forbes, the list was curated from the Hollywood experts and Grammy artists to award-winning ideas that can save the world.
And the purpose of the list is to celebrate those whose ideas, inventions, and influential role models have aided Africa’s growth over the last decade.”
On the Forbes Twitter page, @Forbesafrica, alongside the list, wrote, “This is a way of celebrating those also with the award-winning ideas that had defined the African continent and influential role models that have spelled Africa’s growth; over the last decade.”
Then Burna Boy was described as one of the biggest and most successful African artists on this continent.
While the Nigerian celebrity Genevieve was described as the trailblazer of Nollywood.