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The Top 10 Richest Musician in Nigeria, Net Worth & Biography

Nigeria has quite a number of musicians and many of them have made great marks in the Nigerian music industry. In this write-up, you will learn about the Richest Musician in Nigeria – the richest 10 among them and their net worth.

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Richest Musician in Nigeria 2018 FORBES



richest musician in nigeriaTheir net worth is 25.6bn.  They are considered the richest musician in Nigeria & of course in Africa today. It is a family business sort of. They have diversified their wealth and this is one of the reason why they are this rich. They are Peter and Paul Okoye. They earn millions of Naira on monthly basis too.

Don jazzy

He is not the richest musician in Nigeria but the second richest musician Nigeria today. His net worth is 7bn naira. He is still a bachelor too and he is a producer, aside from being a musician. He is well known in Nigeria, Africa and across the globe.


His net worth is N5.7 billion, not the richest musician in Nigeria. However, he is one of the best musicians in Nigeria’s today.  He is also among the best in the industry in terms of talent.  His full name is Flavor Nadiba. He started off by playing guitar in a church and has become a widely acclaimed musician today in Nigeria.


He is not the richest musician in Nigeria but His net worth is N5bn. He is among the biggest entertainers in Nigeria today and he has loads of endorsements and contracts that are all bringing him money.  Aside from being rich, he is also highly influential. He has friends among the most influential individuals in Nigeria

Tu Face Idibia

He is popularly called TuBaba by his fans.  His net worth is 4.5 billion naira and he has series of enforcement with great companies, like Airtel, Guinness and the likes. He has up to three platinum records sold out too.  He has investments in stock and real estate too.

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His net worth is 2.9 billion naira. His full name is David Adeleke. He has made name for himself in the Nigeria music industry.  He is a renowned artist and the name of his record label is HKN Gang.  He has so many tracks that were hits and these pushed him to limelight.


He is not the richest musician in Nigeria but yet another renown Nigerian artists. Aside from the money he has made from music, he has also made money from various endorsements.  In 2008, he won MTN Project Fame Season 1 in 2008.  He has endowment with companies like Zinox and Solo Mobile. His net worth is 2.5bn naira.


His net worth is 2.3bn naira. He is a renown musician too and one of the best in Nigeria.  He occupies the 8th position among the richest musicians in Nigeria. He has a 50 million naira deal with MTN as MTN ambassador.

Banky W

His net worth is 1.8bn naira. He owns EME Records and this record label was responsible for bringing Wizkid to limelight.  He has various endorsement deals that also makes him loads of cash.  He is a brand ambassador to Etisalat and Samsung Mobile Nigeria.


His net worth is 1.1bn naira.  He is a successful artiste in all sense of the word.  He originated from the Niger Delta part of Nigeria.  The several albums he has released over time have generated him lot of money. Nigeria has quite a number of musicians and many of them have made great marks in the Nigerian music industry. I hope you have learned about the Richest Musician in Nigeria – the richest 10 among them and their net worth.

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 2018 according to Forbes? Here we go…We present to you the top richest musicians in Nigeria and their net worth below. Enjoy!

Richest Musician in Nigeria 2017

Here is Our List of the Top 10 Richest Musician in Nigeria, in increasing order of their wealth and net worth:
10. Kcee
9. Timaya
8. Iyanya
7. Banky W
6. Flavour
3.Tuface Idibia
2. Don jazzy
1. Psquare

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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.

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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  musician 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!

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