Lately, we have been receiving mails asking for the ranking of the top 10 music icons in Nigeria. Hence, we decided to meet your request. In this post, we have come up with verifiable answers to the question, who is the richest musician in Nigeria in 2017 according to Forbes? Here we go…We present to you the top richest musicians in Nigeria and their net worth below. Enjoy!
Richest Musicians in Nigeria
Here is Our List of the Top 10 Richest Musician in Nigerian, in increasing order of their wealth and net worth:
7. Banky W
2. Don jazzy
Continue reading to get the full gist about how we arrive at this list…
Nigeria is blessed with talents in all facets of life. The entertainment industry is flooding with talents, same with other sectors of the Nigerian nation. Our country is richly blessed with so many talents that we found it pretty difficult to even profile some of the top ten richest musicians in Nigeria.
Nigerian musicians and other entertainers are known all across the country and even in international communities. Many of them have made great names for themselves and aside that, they have also made good money for themselves too. Forbes Magazine has even featured a good number of these musicians.
This write up will look at the top ten richest musicians in Nigeria and will also be considering what each of them is currently worth in terms of financial status. Happy reading!
10. Kcee Net Worth
Last on the list is Kcee. He is originally a member of a group made of two musicians and he is popularly called Limpopo master. He was born in Ajekunle area of Lagos. He is the Pull Over and Limpopop crooner. He is an MTN ambassador as well as the African First Ladies Peace Missions Ambassador. He is worth $8million.
9. Timaya Net Worth
He makes the ninth spot. Many call him the best musician in Nigeria from the Niger-delta region. He sang Dem Mama in 2006 that shot him into limelight. He is the Peace Ambassador for the Interreligious and International Federation for World Peace and he is worth $10 million
8. Iyanya Net Worth
He rose to fame via MTN project of fame. He sang both Your Waist and Kurukere, which were both hits when they were released to the stand. He $12 million.
7. Banky W. Net Worth
Next on the list is Olubankole Wellington and he is also called Mr capable. He is the Chief Executive Officer of EME records. He is an Etisalat ambassador as well as Samsung Mobile ambassador for West Africa. He is worth $15 million.
6. Flavour Net Worth
Many says he adds flavor to his music unlike many other musicians. He is a Globacom ambassador and he is said to worth $17 million.
5.Wizkid Net Worth
His real name is Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun and he was born in 1990. Aside being called wizkid, he is also referred to as Wizzy or Star Boy. He is a performer, songwriter and record artists. He owns Star Boy Records. He won the BET 2012 best African International Act Award. He is worth $20 million
4.Davido Net Worth
He stands at number 4 among the richest musicians in Nigeria. His original name is David Adeleke. Davido’s father is a multibillionaire. He released a song titled Skelewu a couple of years back and this shot him to fame. He has a 140 million naira mansion in Lekki, Nigeria. He is worth $25 million.
3.Tuface Idibia Net Worth
Ladies & gentlemen, welcome TuFace Idibiaaaa. His original name is Innocent Idibia. Some also call him tubaba. He is truly ‘innocent’ , isn’t he? Lols! Well, Tubaba is a songwriter, producer and singer. He has received series of awards, like BET award, MTV Africa Music Awards, MOBO award, KORA award, Channel O Music Video Award, Headies Award, World Music Award and MTV Europe Music Award. He is currently worth $30 million. See full dtails of TuFace Net worth>>>
2. Donjazzy Net Worth
Ranking number 2 is Don Jazzy again. His original name is Michael Collins Ajereh. He is a musician, singer-songwriter, record producer and he has won multiple award. He is the former CEO of Mo’ Hit Records. He is currently the CEO of Mavin records. He is estimated to be currently worth $35 million.
1. Psquare Net Worth
Ladies and gentle men, we hereby reliably present to you the richest musician in Nigeria, the popular duo known as P Square. Sitting elegantly above other Nigerian musicians are the Paul and Peter twins. The twins have received more than 25 awards to their name. They are at the top of the ladder of richest musicians in Nigeria today. They are said to worth up to $150 million currently.
This is about some of the top 10 richest musicians in Nigeria according to Forbes. If you have any observation, comments or suggestions about this list, let us know. Feel free to say your views in the comment section below, by using the comment box. Have fun!