Top 10 Richest Musician in Africa

Top 10 Richest Musicians in Africa

African musicians have taken over the African music market and pushed American musicians to the background. In this write-up, you will learn about the top 10 richest musicians in Africa, as well as their net worth continue reading to find out more. The information given below promises to be interesting.

Top 10 Richest Musician in AfricaNigerian artists are a force to reckon with, anywhere in the world. The quality of music we produce is at par with what obtains any where in the world.

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Akon

akon- the richest musician in AffricaHe is presently the richest African musician.  He has up to 100 songs to his credit.  Also, he has up to 45 billboards, as well as five Grammy Awards nomination. He was also won several awards to date. As at today, he has sold up to 35 million albums globally. He is currently worth $80 million

Black coffee

He is worth $60 million, and this makes him the second richest of the musicians in Africa.  He originated from South Africa and was born on the 11th of March, 1976.  His birth name is Nkosinathi Maphumulo and is a legendary South African musician from Eastern Cape.

Hugh Masekela

He is the third richest musician in Africa, and he also originates from South Africa. He was born on 4th of April 1939, and he has up to 43 albums to his credit. He has collaborated with several artists, like late Fela Kiti, Dizzy Gillespie, Miriam Makeba, etc

Don Jazzy

His real name is Michael Collins Ajereh, and he was born on the 26th of November 1982. His current net worth is $35 million. His record label is called Mavin Records or Supreme Mavin Dynasty. He is a Nigerian and CEO of Konvict Music.

Tinashe

She occupies the spot of the fifth richest African musician. As a female, she is termed the richest female musician in Africa.  She began her career at a very tender age, and her sonorous voice gave an edge no one else can match.  Her first performance was in a movie titled Coral Unashamed.

Jidenna

He is a Nigeria and the sixth richest musician in Africa. His musical activities covered the United States and his home country; this games him widespread recognition and followership. He has made waves for several years in the music industry.

Wizkid

Wizkid is the 7th richest musician in Africa. He was born on 16th July 1990, and his real name is Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun. His record label is christened Starboy Entertainment. His net worth is $20 million.  He became popular in 2011 and has remained a commanding face in the music industry till now.

Davido

He is the 8th richest musician in Africa. His net worth is $16 million. He is also another musician from Nigeria, and he is among the hottest pop stars in Nigeria. He equally has international reach. His career began in 2011 and had blossomed since then.

Sarkodie

He is the 9th richest musician in Africa and was born on the 10th of July 1988. He is a Ghanaian native and name of his Record Label is Sarkcess Music. Aside from music, he is equally involved in the philanthropy via his Sarkodie Foundation

Oliver Mtukudzi

He is the 10th richest musician in Africa. He has up to 65 albums to his credit already and also has international reach.

Nigerian artists are a force to reckon with, anywhere in the world. The quality of music we produce is at par with what obtains any where in the world.

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In Conclusion

African musicians have taken over the African music market and pushed American musicians to the background. In this write-up, we hope you have learnt the top 10 richest musicians in Africa, as well as their net worth. If you find this interesting, make sure you share this information with others.

 

 

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