From Hushpuppi to Teddy Nguema! Meet the famous African playboys who swim in riches


A playboy is a wealthy man who spends his time enjoying himself and we have quite a number in Africa.

They splash money on cars, jets, clothes, private parties, invite call girls or strippers to hang out with them, and pay handsomely.

According to Urban Dictionary, a playboy usually dresses flashy, has a fancy car, jewelry, new technology and thinks he is God’s gift to women. Many women are impressed by their lying antics, fancy cars etc.

Most of them aren’t married. They always have new girlfriends every season and their relationships don’t last long. They love sampling new goods.

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Well, from Nigeria’s Hushpuppi to Zimbabwe’s Ginimbi, meet the African playboys whose lifestyles will blow your mind away.

  1. Hushpuppi

The Dubai based Nigerian socialite is living life on the fast lane. No one can match him.


The Instagram celebrity whose real name is Raymond Igbalodely is known for his flashy lifestyle. He wears nothing but top shelf designer clothes. He is the number one client for Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Fendi, Balenciaga, Versace among other big brands.


Hushpuppi is always in matching shoes, bags, and clothes beating his counterparts 10 nill. He also flaunts expensive watches and flys in private jets.

He is a car enthusiast and Rolls Royce seems to be his favorite. He’s always the first to buy new models of Rolls Royce and a few weeks ago, he bought a Rolls Royce Cullinan 2020 worth Ksh 35,423,100.

HushPuppi’s Rolls Royce Cullinan 2020

Hushpuppi was arrested on Sunday by FBI and Interpol at his residence in Dubai together with his accomplice Woodberry.


According to online sources, he was arrested after conducting a $35 million fraud relating to ventilators used for COVID-19 patients.


Hushpuppi left Nigeria a few years ago for Malaysia where he lived for sometime before relocating to Dubai less than five years ago and masquerades as a real estate agent.


He amassed wealth in such a short period of time and many have always questioned his source of wealth.

Hushpuppi owns a fleek of cars among them Mercedes Benz, Ferrari, Lamborghini, just to mention but a few.

2. Teodoro Nguema Obiang

The 49-year-old son of Africa’s longest-serving leader Equatorial Guinea’s President Teodoro Obiang Nguema has a taste for good things in life.

Teddy Nguema

Teddy Nguema as he is popularly known is the vice president of Equatorial Guinea and a look at his Instagram account will leave you dying of jealousy. Photos of him posing in a dozen of luxury cars, private jets, batmobile and speed boats, and riding Tron bikes.

Teddy Nguema

Teddy owns private jets, multimillion mansions across the world among them a villa in Malibu, California, and a home in Paris worth $115 million.

The African playboy is a real definition of Yolo.

Teddy Nguema

He is known for throwing extravagant parties and hanging out with socialites. A few years ago, Kenyan socialite Huddah Monroe revealed that they had a thing.

3. King Lawrence

The South Africa based Ugandan is known for bonking women and exposing them. He had a fling with Juliana Kanyamozi and Huddah Monroe a few years back when he was still famous.

Nowadays, the Ugandan socialite is nowhere to be seen nor heard of.

After the death of Ivan Semwanga, the leader of Rich Gang, Lawrence has been living a low-key life and according to Ugandan tabloids, he’s broke and can’t keep up with the flashy lifestyle. Apparently, he depended on Ivan.

King Lawrence

4. Apocalypse Bella

The Congolese came to the limelight in 2015 after photos of him partying with Huddah went viral. They both shared photos hanging out together in Uganda and Paris online and but their relationship was short-lived.

Apocalypse Bella

The self-proclaimed self-made self-paid millionaire lives large and a look at his Instagram page gives you a glimpse of who he is. Bella was a close friend to the late Ivan Semwanga, the CEO of Rich Gang and even attended his burial in 2017.

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5. Ginimbi 

The Zimbabwean playboy lives like a king. The outspoken socialite and businessman is never shy of flaunting his wealth among them houses and cars on social media.


Just like his fellow plaboys, Ginimbi wears designer clothes and owns six Rolls Royce, Bentley, Range Rovers among other expensive cars.

He is also known for throwing extravagant parties. Not so long ag he was arrested on charges of tax evasion and smuggling.


Ginimbi’s Rolls Royce

6. Ismaila Mustapha aka Mompha

The Nigerian baller is known for his luxurious lifestyle. He is always giving his former best friend Hushpuppi a run for their money.


He is always flaunting his wealth online from cars, watches to designer clothes. He only flys Emirates first class and is married with two kids.

Just like Hushpuppi, Mompha, who calls himself Sky Man has a great fashion taste, and Burberry, Fendi, Gucci are part of his collection.

Mompha’s son posing on one of his cars

Mompha was arrested at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos while trying to depart Nigeria for Dubai on October 18 2019 by Economic and Financial crimes Commission (EFCC for alleged involvement in internet-related fraud and money laundering.


He was barred by court from traveling back to Dubai and is still in Nigeria, where he attends court sessions until the case is over.

The father of two is also an Instagram celebrity with 900k followers and owns posh cars among them Rolls Royce Wraith Eagle VIII 2020 (worth Ksh, 40 million) Lamborghinis, Ferraris, Mercedes G-wagon just to mention but a few. His page is full of motivational quotes.

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