In the last six months, a number of exotic car dealers have smiled to the bank; making millions of naira as some celebrities changed their status by acquiring luxury automobiles.
While things are currently falling in pleasant places for most of our superstars, it is somewhat advisable that they should invest more in assets than liabilities; without ruling out the need to reward one’s effort as occasion demands.
Many celebrities, both foreign and indigenous, have treaded the rise and fall path in their careers. Foreign celebrities like Lauryn Hill, Mary J. Blige, Fat Joe, and R.kelly, just to mention a few, at one point in their careers found themselves broke after reaching a peak.
Wizkid’s Porsche Panamera
Ayodeji Balogun, 24, popularly known as Wizkid, is surely living large at the moment. Few weeks ago, he added another car, 2013 Porsche Panamera S, to his already congested list of exotic automobiles. The price of the car is about $100,000 (₦16 million).
The Star Boy posted the photo of his new car on his Instagram page and wrote ‘My new baby’. The new ride is Wizkid’s fifth car in 3 years. He owns a Toyota Camry 2010, a Honder IVTEC, a Volks Wagen Covertible car and a 2012 BMW X6 Coupe.
The Blog Diva
Ace Nigerian blog diva, Linda Ikeji, February this year, rewarded her effort with a 2011 Infiniti FX 35, worth ₦8 million.
In a statement on her blog, she said, “By this time two years ago, I didn't have much; but I never stopped believing in myself and I never stopped working hard. I can't even begin to count how many businesses I put my hands into before one paid off –Blogging! I told myself that I will make it in this life one day as my own woman and on my own terms; that no man will ever take away my dignity...and I did it.”
Dr. Sid’s Lekki home
While many of his colleagues invested in luxurious cars, Dr. Sid decided to go the real estate way. He showed off his new Lekki home recently on the photo sharing site.
Some other celebrities who recently acquired automobiles include Solid Star –2013 Infiniti JX35; rapper MI and 2shotz acquired Bentley each; comedian I-Go-Save –Range Rover.