They are beautiful, vivacious, stylish entrepreneurs and they call shot amongst their contemporaries. They are into different businesses and doing well at it. Most of them are in their 30s. Chronicled below is a list of pretty young babes who are running multimillion naira businesses and are doing very well. On this list is Belinda Adenuga-Disu, daughter of multi-billionaire and CEO of Globacom, Mike Adenuga. She is popularly called Bella. Apart from currently holding the position at the biggest construction giant in Nigeria, Julius Berger Nigeria Plc as chairman and the Executive Director of her Dad’s business, Globacom Limited, she also runs her own, multi-million naira real estate firm, Cobblestones. She sits atop a massive luxury apartment on the Island called Sisi Paris.
The 3 beautiful daughters of fashion icon and popular designer, Deola Sagoe are Teni, Aba and Tiwa. The 3 of them are towing their mother’s path and they are the brain behind Premium ready-to-wear fashion brand, CLAN. It is one fashion outfit where young babes get their luxury everyday outfits.
Tosin Shokunbi is the pretty daughter of popular fabric merchant, Kuburat Shokunbi popularly called Kubis. She is also into fabric selling like her mum. She is doing very well at it and has made her mum’s brand very popular.
What of Joke Kalejaiye? She is also another pretty daughter of popular fabric merchant, Morkals Fabric boss, Morufat Kalejaiye. She also runs her mum’s fabric shop and hers as well. She is very popular in the lace business. Fatima Dangote’s name will surely be on the list, she is the pretty daughter of Aliko Dangote and her mum, Zainab, is the foremost businesswoman from Kano. Fatima is into confectionaries, and she sits atop the Cupcake Factory.
What of Tshakky? Tolu Adebayo is also very popular with her craft. There is no time that she is not really busy. She is the toast of many celebrity ladies. The celebrity makeup artist is highly patronized by many women. Her studio is always full and she is extremely busy at most weekends.
Ashabee is the brain behind Makeupbyashabee. She is also on this list. She is based in Lagos and does beautiful makeup. Her gele is also one of her strong points.
In Ibadan as well is Oteniara makeovers. She is one of the busiest makeup artists in Ibadan. Her name is Teniola Adelegan. She has become one of the most sought after makeup artists in recent times. In fact, you have to book her much early before you could get a free date from her. Teni has structured her craft so well and her unique way of blending colours is one of the sterling qualities that set her apart from others. Her studio is always full of activities on weekends as many celebs practically queue for their make up to be done.
In the hair sector, there is Kachi, the pretty daughter of star actress, Ireti Doyle. Her style of business is different from others as she has been tagged the queen of wholesales. Getting to her store in Ikeja will readily tell you how people flood there to buy hair. She is unarguably one of the top babes who deals in the hair business.
Mamza beauty, full name is Mamza Fatima, a makeup artist based in Abuja also self-trained but has undergone some refresher course. Mamza has been practicing as a makeup artist since 2008. Mamza is raving right now in Abuja where she is based. She keeps churning out pictures that go viral in the beauty world. You can’t easily forget her makeovers even after just one look. She is the biggest make up brand in the north having done make up for most of the high profile personalities of children in Abuja and in the entire north in particular. Competing with Mamza in the north will be very hard because the majority of the silver spoon kids now make Mamza their stopover point for weddings, birthdays, photoshoots and the likes. We need not bore you about how successful she has been but she was a hit back to back.
Oshewa beauty is on this list. Oshewa Funmilayo is known for the timeless yet distinguished looks that she creates. For her clients, she doesn’t just make the face look beautiful but she recreates a stunning makeover and leaves us all in awe of her art. what about the gele that she ties, it’s jaw-dropping. She has mastered a very unique style in Makeup that has made her indispensable in the beauty industry. She has gained a huge reputation, which still continues to grow in Lagos and all over Nigeria.
Eeswat makeover run by Iswat Alatise is another artist who does not joke about how her clients look. She pays attention to details and has worked on a lot of celebrities. Hardly is there any weekend that she is not busy. All hail Demi Williams, she launched into the scene in less than few years after having a stint at BMpro as one of their top make up artist and she has fast gained a lot of popularity. She has been the brain behind the hot looks of many brides and party women. Most major photo shoots for ceremonies especially birthdays are also done by Demi Williams. She has a particular style of makeup that has become her signature brand.
Ozinna Anumudu, the lead consultant and founder of The Style Concierge is the pretty daughter of style icon and Lagos society woman, Nkiru Anumudu. She is the face behind the popular fashion blog ozinna.com. She is passionate about fashion & branding. Having secured a bachelor’s degree in Economics from George Washington University in The United States, she pursued a masters in a field she was more passionate about, Communication, at the prestigious Sciences Po in Paris. Thereafter, she relocated to Nigeria and has created a niche market for herself with branding & the Nigerian Fashion Industry in the last five years. Zina founded TSC Agency which caters to creatives & businesses across industries. Her company is a brand strategy and communications consultancy that has made an impact in their Nigerian fashion industry with tailored services for the brand’s development. In the same breath, Zina Anumudu has grown a loyal fashion following on social media, as a #BuyNigerian advocate with her numerous posts featuring her great love for Nigerian fashion brands. This in turn birthed Ozinna.com, a medium for Zina to share her work, her fashion, her life and everything in between. On her e-commerce platform, her audience is also able to purchase Nigerian brands. Zina has collaborated with several international brands like Lancome, Canon, Huawei, Carlo Rossi, Revlon and many more.
Segun Awolowo’s daughter, Yimika Awolowo is also an entrepreneur. She is into desserts for events, edenbeginnings. She also runs a book café, qbookcafe. Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo’s daughter, Kiki Osinbajo, is the second daughter of the Vice President. The beauty entrepreneur is a star everyone should watch out for. The CEO of Glam’d Africa Beauty House is also an Instagram star and a fashion lover you can trust to inspire your style. Kiki has been able to carve a name for herself in the fashion world. She also owns Konyin Skincare product.
Toju Foyeh’s full name is Toluwaloju Olowofoyeku. The celebrity designer is the Creative Director and owner of the Toju Foyeh brand. The couture expert is the pretty daughter of Lagos society woman, Funmilayo Osunsade, the younger sister of Globacom boss, Mike Adenuga. This lawyer turned designer is one of the Nigerian fashion designers who has broken the barriers of gender restriction and a powerful force to reckon with in the fashion industry. She is one of the most sought after.
On this list is Kemi Adamu who runs the popular fabric store, thefabricroom and she has been at it for many years. What do you expect when she took after her mum in the business. She is one of the big babes who run big business in Lekki. She stocks exclusive fabrics from leading manufacturers worldwide. She is the pretty wife of Ezekiel Adamu, the boss of Balmoral Event Centre. She is also the daughter of Oyeog fabric boss, Bisoye Usman. Another popular fabric guru is Bunnie bees whose real name is Sharkie Adebisi Balogun. She is known to be in hot demand every week as many brides patronize her for Aso-Ebi. Close to her as her next-door neighbour in Lekki is Abimbola Ipaye, the petite lady who runs the popular aso oke brand, bimmms24. No intending bride has not heard about Bimbo’s expertise because she is dubbed the new queen of aso oke where you will get classy and very detailed aso oke for all occasions. Shadiat alaso oke is not missing from this list. She is one of the most sought after aso oke dealers just a few years she ventured into the business.
Tinuade Iwalade of wholesales Naija hair is as popular as her brand. She stocks exclusive hair and has gained prominence in the beauty sector.
Linda Ikeji is unarguably the biggest female blogger in Africa. She is good at what she does. She runs a multi-million naira media business apart from blogging and she is living it. She is one of the most sought after young entrepreneurs in Nigeria.
Naija brand chick is very popular on Instagram. Nelly is the brain behind Nelly foods and she is doing very well at it.
Linda Ejiofor runs a beauty Spa on the Island, Lioca Spa. She has gradually warmed her trade into the hearts of many women.
There are so many of these celeb babes who run their businesses from their Lekki stores, They have become big that rent is not of any issue to them. Amongst them are Morayo aso-asiko, she is also one of the big babes selling fabrics on the Island. Grey Velvet is one of Nigeria’s finest independent luxury retail group, specialising in contemporary womenswear, menswear, shoes and accessories. The retail store is owned by 2 Lekki big babes, Isioma Onochie-Aihie and Terae Onyeje.
Doranne Beauty is one of the biggest make up outfits in Lekki which appeared on the beauty scene in 2013 and they’ve since worked with some of the biggest names in the industry. The popular brand is owned by Theodora Mogo. What about the hennas place? It is presently the hottest hub for mostly Hausa or Muslim brides or any celebrity who wants to do traditional northern beauty tattoo. The 2 beautiful babes behind the place are Fatima Wafailu and Hadiza Tukur. One hair outfit big babes rush to in Lekki is My extensionz, The store is owned by American born and raised twins, Kehinde and Taye Smith, who run and oversee the store. Kehinde handles the research and product quality, while Taye runs the operations.
Top MUA, Bibyonce is known for her elegant makeup, the MUA whose real name is Bebe Omagbemi operates from her Lekki studio.
Young and beautiful Tania Omotayo is the brain behind ready to wear luxury store, Ziva Lagos. She joined Lekki shop owners a few years ago and not doing badly. Goodhair ltd is another place where celebs buy hair. The shop is owned by 2 friends, Kika Osunde, who used to have a salon in London, and Chioma Ikeokwu. Linda Mesrob runs the popular Ariaba lifestyle and accessories outfit, the store is at Fola Osibo, Lekki.
The Superstar model, Agbani Darego is also not left out, she launched a flagship store for her new denim line AD by Agbani Darego in Lekki. The store is located at Fola Osibo Street.
Not forgetting Tosin Obasa Kehinde of Ebonyberry clothing, it is also one of the hot fashion designing outfits in Lekki. The ready to wear clothing brand, Wana Sambo is on this list. She is one of the hot designers in Lekki. Lekki is also where top make-up artist, Joyce Jacob beauty operates from. Most Island babes patronise her.
Beautycook Studio owned by Omontese Akhatuamen is another hot makeup artist in Lekki who is doing wonderfully well. Another hot makeup artist is Anita Brows Adetoye, she is in Lekki as well.
One of these young babes is Ehi Ogbebor, the CEO of the thriving Interior and Furniture company, Sayaveth interiors and hotels. Call her Lekki rich big babe and you will not be underestimating her because Ehi Ogbebor has always been in Lekki and most of her businesses too are there. She is also a big-time hotelier. Let’s take you through another set of babes who dominates the business and social scene in Lekki.
On this list is also a top entrepreneur and queen of styling, Toyin Lawani. She is as popular as her brand, eleganttianahstyling. She has many chains of businesses from salon to style empire, restaurant business and so on. The business mogul, fashion designer, creative director and fashion stylist is also one of the big babes in Lekki. Part of this clique also is a celebrity make up artist, Delphine Onyi Okoronkwo. She owns the Bare to beauty salon which has become the most sought after salon for celebrities in Lekki. Delphine also own DELS place, a mall that houses the salon. Dabota Lawson, the model and beauty entrepreneur came into the limelight when she won the Miss Nigeria UK and she has joined the league of big babes who run big stores in Lekki. She runs a popular cosmetics outfit, Dabota Cosmetics.
Fifi Umenyiora, fondly called Fifi Dilly is a socialite and pretty wife to young billionaire, Eric Manny Label boss, Okwudilli Umenyiora. She is also the CEO of Jamo Afrique restaurant and Buush Lounge in Lekki, Lagos. The gorgeous Lekki big babe, Freda Francis is a young entrepreneur who’s been active in the Lagos social circle for many years. She is the CEO and aesthetics specialist at Oasis Medspa. She also owns Orchard Global Services, a company that deals in general contracts, watches and jewellery.
On this list is Wanneka Doris Nkumah who prides her brand as Nigeria’s No. 1 hair company in Africa with a well-established presence within the Lagos Metropolis. She supplies original luxury hair and currently runs as the biggest and largest distributors for virgin hair, closures, braids, wigs, hair accessories and so on. The serial entrepreneur. Wanneka did not stop there as she now has a beauty parlour located in Lekki Phase 1. She is the CEO of Wanneka Virgin Hair and Accessories, a luxury hair boutique which is also known as Hair by Wanneka.
On this list is skincare expert, Jennysglow, she has her store at Brasas Plaza, Victoria Arobieke Street, Lekki. Another skincare expert is Bimbo Kashamu, she has a huge clientele base too.