this is the list of the top ten richest musicians in Nigeria according to Forbes magazine. note that this list of the ten richest musician in Nigeria is not based on speculation, but from stakeholders research and excutive in the industry.
Although, it is not easy or it is almost impossible to correctly present or list the top ten most richest musician in Nigeria, because one cant know their complete source of income or how they make money, but for me i think this list of the ten richest musician in Nigeria is judge based on how much they charge per show, the value of all the cars they have, the value of the house the live, and, endorsement deal that they have. well not to talk too much let check out the list.
Davido, often referred to as OBO (Omo Baba Olowo), is one of the ten richest musicians in Nigeria. He is the only son of Dr. Deji Adeleke, one of the wealthiest people in Nigeria.
Born on November 21, 1992, Davido studied at the British International School in Lagos and studied business administration in the United States.
He is a Nigerian producer, songwriter, singer, and record producer. Davido is the co-owner of HKN Music, making songs for Tiwa Savage, Skales and Naeto C.
In addition, he also works with famous superstars across the country. In 2012, he signed an endorsement agreement with MTN and was also a Sony music ambassador.
The lover boy recently purchased a private jet and bought a Porsche car worth 43 million naira for his girlfriend Chioma for her 23rd birthday and received a 60 million naira endorsement agreement. This is the assurance he sang really mean.
In fact, when he was in a good mood, he surprises his fan on social media with different gift. He has won numerous awards, such as the Nigerian Entertainment Award, the Nigerian Music Video Award, and the Ghana Music Award. He has many luxury cars, including the Toyota Land Cruiser, Mercedes-Benz (AMG Series G-Glass) and more.
With his worth, he is estimated to be around N9 billion. He cannot be removed from the list of the top ten richest musicians in Nigeria. And yet He still can’t compete with the world’s top ten richest musicians.
In my list of the top ten richest musicians in Nigeria, Ayodeji Balogun Ibrahim, commonly known as Wizkid. Born in 1990, he was the only boy in his family.
When he was 11 years old, he developed his passion for music. He was inspired by musicians like King sunny Ade and the late Fela Anikulapo. When he met Banky W, that was when his life changed.
Did you know that Wizkid’s official stage name was “Lil Prinz”, however changed it in 2006 to his current name Wizkid
Wizkid is the CEO of Star Boy Records and works with famous superstars such as Run town, Drake, and Wande Coal. Wizkid has many luxury homes and many luxury cars, such as BMW, Bentley Mercedes and more.
He has signed a number of endorsement agreements with brands such as Pepsi and Glo, which have earned him hundreds of millions of naira. With $8 billion in net assets, he has become one of the ten richest musicians in Nigeria.
Michael Collins Ajereh, known as Don Jazzy or Don Baba J, was also selected for my list of the 10 richest musicians in Nigeria. He was born on November 26, 1982 and attended the Lagos Federal Government College. Then he went to Ambros Ali University.
Don Jazzy is a producer, a Nigerian singer, a songwriter and performer, and also the CEO of Marvin Records. He has produced many albums and singles for many artists in Nigeria and has won stars such as Dbanj, Reekado Banks, Dija and Korede Bello.
In addition to being a music producer, his source of income comes from different endorsement agreements, including MTN and Loya Milk.
He has won many awards, including the Nigerian Music Award, the Urban People’s Entertainment Award, the Pride Award, and more. According to Forbes, his net worth is estimated at 7.5 billion Norwegian kroner.
Born in Zaria on June 9, 1980, Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo, known as D banj, was not excluded in my list of the top ten richest musicians in Nigeria.
He entered the Nigerian military school and proceeds to the university and studied mechanical engineering at Lagos State University.
The young billionaire has acquired a number of endorsement deals involving Globacom, energy drinks, called power fists and heritage bank. He is also the ambassador for bank Industrial Bank (BOI) and Sony music.
D banj charges more than 6 million per show and he has won many awards, such as the best collaboration and so on. His net worth is N6.6 billion. Therefore, he listed my list as one of the ten richest musicians in Nigeria.
Um… another of the top ten, paul Okoye and peter okoye are known as P square. When we talk about the ten richest musicians in Nigeria, the duo and identical twins will never be forgotten.
They were born in Jos on November 18, 1981. They went to St. Murumba Middle School, a small Catholic school in Jos, and later went the school music and drama club.
In 1999, they went to the University of Abuja. They are all recording artists, performers and popular break dancers. They all performed with artists such as Sean Paul, Ginuwine and Akon.
They released music albums such as Get squared, Danger, Game over and more. Who doesn’t know any of these albums? They work with 2face idibia, Frenzy and J martins.
Despite this, they split up last year because of some family issues. Before they split, they signed a number of endorsement agreements worth millions of Naira, such as the world.
Peter signed an endorsement agreement with Kia Motors, which is worth millions of Naira, and they have won many awards, including the Nigerian Magazine Award, the Ciy Magazine, the Nickname, the Cora Award and more.
According to Forbes’ list of the richest musicians in Nigeria, Peter’s value is estimated at 5.8 billion Naira, while, Paul’s net worth is 5.6 billion.
In my list of the top ten richest musicians in Nigeria, is the man himself Innocent Ujah Idibia, whose stage name is called 2Face or 2Baba. He is a record producer, songwriter and Nigerian singer.
He was born on September 18, 1975, and he completed secondary education at Markudi. 2Baba has a record company called Hypertex Entertainment. His charges are close to 1.3 million naira per show.
In addition to music, 2Baba makes money through endorsement agreements. He signed an endorsement agreement worth millions of Naira. For instance, he signed an agreement with Campari, Glo, Guinness Nigeria, NAFDAC, and in 2010 he signed a 20 million naira agreement with Airtel.
He also has numerous cars and mansions worth hundreds of millions of naira. 2face has won many awards, including the MTV Europe Award, the headwear award and more. According to Forbes, his net assets are currently estimated at 5.9 billion naira.
Entimi Alfred Odom, commonly known as Timaya, is one of the ten richest musicians we have in Nigeria. He was born on November 2, 1980. Timaya is a Nigerian singer and songwriter and he is the CEO of DM Records.
He works with Terry G, Phyno, J. Martins, Kefee, k solo and others. Timaya has signed a multi-million Naira endorsement agreement with Glo and the cognac brand Henessy.
He has a number of luxury homes and cars worth hundreds of millions of Naira. Timaya is an indigene of Bayelsa. Timaya itself charges up to 8 million naira before showing up at an event, well according to forbes magazine he is worth 5.5 billion Naira.
Banky W real name is Olubankole Wellington, was born in 1981 in the United States of America. He studied at Corona Elementary School and studied industrial engineering in New York.
In addition to music, the beautiful actress Adesuwa’s husband also participated in the event host, acting and film production. He is also the CEO of EME Records which wizkid and skales was raised . His album includes Ebuta Meta, undeniable, Capable and more.
He has signed a number of endorsement agreements worth millions, and he is the brand ambassador of many companies, such as the Uber refrigerator service provider, who was the first Nigerian celebrity to receive this honor.
Banky W is happy to marry Adesua Etomi, who is also included in the list of 15 Nigerian actresses in Nollywood.
He is the first ambassador of Samsung Electronics and endorses the vodka brands ciroc and 9mobile. His worth is estimated at 3.5 billion naira, which makes him one of the 10 richest musicians in Nigeria.
This is another boss on my list of the ten richest musicians in Nigeria. Olamide Adedeji, commonly known as Badoo, was born on March 15, 1989.
He studied at primary and secondary schools in Lagos and went to the University of Tai Solarin to study mass communication. He is the founder of the popular music record company YBNL. The group has produced stars such as Lil kesh, Adekunle Gold and Chinko Ekun.
He signed a 30 million Naira endorsement agreement with Ciroc, Sterling Bank and Glo. He is also the ambassador of Etisalat.
He has won numerous awards, including the MTV base, the Headies and more. With this, Olamide must not be excluded from among the top ten richest musician in Nigeria.
On the list of my top ten richest musician in Nigeria, the handsome man named Chinedu Okoli is also known as Flavor N’abania. He was born on November 23, 1983.
His first album was N’abania, the first album released in 2010. His current net worth is currently estimated at 3.2 billion Naira. He has signed many endorsement agreements with many brands, such as heroes, bullet, and so on.
Flavor has won many awards, including the best music video of the year, the MTV African Music Award and more.