Twitter Streets: Hot Trends Today – August 11

Article by Oliver Nash
Posted: August 11, 2021  

Azziad, Anerlisa, Wabosha Top Instagram Rich List, 2021

Social media marketing firm HopperHQ has released its 2021 richest social media personalities list. Leading this year’s pack is football star Cristiano Ronaldo, who set the highest ever potential earning since the list launched in 2016, charging an average of $1.6 million per post – He boasts 306 million Instagram followers alone. Actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and singer Ariana Grande close the top three slots with $1.5 million and $1.4 million per post respectively.

Azziad Nassenya is Kenya’s highest paid social media personality. The TikToker’s estimated charge per sponsored post rakes in a whopping $5000, ranking her #257 on the rich list. Other notable Kenyans recognized include YouTubers Wabosha Maxine (#331 -$1600), Joy Kendi (#343 -$1,200) and Sharon Mundia (#351 -$900), entrepreneurs Anerlisa Muigai (#271 -$4000) and Lucia Musau (#373 -$400), and fashion blogger Silvia Njoki (#374 -$400).

Other African personalities on this year’s list include Nigerian artists Davido (#53 -$128,000) and Yemi Alade (#67 -$88,100), Tanzanian actor Idris Sultan (#108 -$42,800) and South African influencer Bonang Matheba (#133 -$27,700).

According to BBC, “The rankings and cost per post were arrived at after speaking with so-called social media ‘influencers’ themselves, along with brands and marketing companies, and using publicly available pricing information to estimate how much each account could charge.”

ALSO READ: Anerlisa Muigai Among Instagram’s Richest Social Media Personalities, 2019

Karen Nyamu Accuses Samidoh of Assault

Controversial Nairobi politician Karen Nyamu has publicly accused beloved Kikuyu musician, Samidoh, of physical assault. In an Instagram Live on Tuesday evening, Nyamu alleged that Samidoh was angry at her after receiving reports that she had been hanging out with another man while at the Coast.

“He came to my house last evening and I did not expect him, ” she narrated, “He started beating me and said he would beat me and kill me. This is what Samidoh has done to me. He smashed my iPhone 12 Pro Max.”

Nyamu further revealed that she was “three months pregnant” for Samidoh. She has since vowed to teach him a lesson. Take a look at some of the reactions below.

ALSO READ: ‘I Cheated!’ – Artist Samidoh Confesses

Midnight Mass Movie Trailer Released

Netflix has released the official trailer for Midnight Mass. Created by Mike Flanagan, the horror film tells the tale of a small, isolated island community whose existing divisions are amplified by the return of a disgraced young man and the arrival of a charismatic priest.

When Father Paul’s appearance on Crockett Island coincides with unexplained and seemingly miraculous events, a renewed religious fervor takes hold of the community: but these miracles seem to come at a price.

Midnight Mass debuts on the streaming platform September 24th. Check out the trailer below.


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