17 Of The Most Powerful African Celebrities

Written by Julia Austin

Africa is not short of celebrities in pop cultures. Some of them, like Fela Kuti, have been more than just celebrities in their countries, but champions of change.

Among the list of the most powerful celebrities In Africa includes actors, cerebral authors, musicians, movie producers, supermodels, TV personalities and athletes, drawn from all across Africa and traverses the generational divide.

Here are 17 of Africa’s most powerful personalities in pop culture.

Source: Forbes

This is an updated version of a list published on November 4, 2013