List Of Top 10 Richest Musicians In Nigeria
1 Wizkid ₦9.1 Billion
2 Davido ₦8. 2 Billion
3 Don Jazzy ₦7.7 Billion
4 Burna Boy ₦6.3 Billion
5 Rude Boy ₦6 Billion
6 Tiwa Savage ₦5 Billion
7 Mr. P (Peter Psquare) ₦4.8 Billion
8 2Baba ₦4.7 Billion
9 Olamide ₦4 Billion
10 Timaya ₦4.08 Billion
WIZKID ₦9.1 Billion
Singer Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun proudly known as Wizkid, is a singer and songwriter. The singer began his musical carrier at the age of 11 in a local church near his home, where he later joined a local band called the Glorious Five.
The singer met OJB Jezreel during his struggling days and he became his mentor. He then started visiting Jezreel’s studio watching and learning from the recordings by artists like 2 Face Idibia and Sound Sultan.
He then joins Empire Mates Entertainment (E.M.E) in 2009, and that was the year Wizkid got his big break into the music industry. He was also the first signed under the then-popular record label co-owned by Banky W. He gained his popularity with the release of “Holla at Your Boy”, the song from his debut album “Superstar” in 2010. The song topped the charts in 15 countries making him Nigeria’s most successful pop artist.
Wizkid Hit Songs
Mood (feat. Buju) Wizkid, Buju.
Ginger (feat. Burna Boy) Wizkid, Burna Boy.
System (feat. WizKid) Dave, Wizkid.
Energy (Stay Far Away) Skepta, Wizkid.
BROWN SKIN GIRL. Blue Ivy, SAINt JHN, Beyoncé, Wizkid.
Blessed (feat. Damian Marley) Wizkid, Damian Marley.
DAVIDO ₦8. 2 Billion
David Adedeji Adeleke, who is better known as Davido, is an American-born Nigerian singer, songwriter, and record producer. Davido was born in Atlanta, US, and raised in Lagos; he made his music debut as a member of the music group KB International.
His 2011 single “Dami Duro” was well-received throughout Nigeria. Along with his elder brother Adewale Adeleke, Davido is the co-owner of HKN Music (a record label home to Sina Rambo, B. Red, and DeeKay) which he later left to form his own record label DMW.
The singer went to British International School, Lagos, after which he got admission to study Business Administration at Oakwood University, which he later dropped out to focus on music, but later went back to school and got a degree in Music from Babcock University, Nigeria.
Davido Hit Songs
Dami Duro. ...
Back When. ...
All of You.
Michael Collins Ajereh AKA Don Jazzy is a Nigerian known for everything music ranging from songwriting, singing to the producer, and even being an entrepreneur. Born in Umuahia in Abia state, Michael Collins Ajereh hails from the delta state. His father is an Isoko (A tribe in Delta state) while the mum is a princess from Abia, He was raised in Ajegunle as the family relocated to Lagos.
According to the Forbes list for the 10 richest musicians in Africa, Don Jazzy has an estimated net worth of $10 Million. It's no doubt that everything about him depicts riches.
Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu, known professionally as Burna Boy, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, rapper, and dancer. He rose to prominence in 2012 after releasing “Like to Party”, the lead single from his debut studio album L.I.F.E.
It’s been a busy year for Burna Boy. The Nigerian sensation dropped Twice as Tall in August, but as he was perfecting the final touches on his latest album, Burna Boy who is one of the Richest Musicians In Nigeria currently has an estimated net worth of ₦7.3 Billion.
P-square came into existence in 2003 when Paul Okoye (Rude Boy) and his twin brother started doing music together publicly. Their name was all over the place because they caused a major transformation in the Nigeria Music Industry. Rude Boy combined both singing and dancing as his skills. People often referred to him as the one with dreadlocks whenever they wanted to differentiate him from his identical twin brother.
Tiwa savage debut studio album Once Upon a Time was released on 3 July 2013. It was supported by several singles: “Kele Kele Love”, “Love Me (3x)”, “Without My Heart”, “Ife Wa Gbona”, “Folarin”, “Olorun Mi” and “Eminado”. The album was nominated for Best Album of the Year at the 2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards and for Best R&B/Pop Album at The Headies in 2014. Tiwa Savage’s sophomore studio album R.E.D was released on 19 December 2015. It came out with two singles: “My Darlin” and “Standing Ovation”. In June 2016, Tiwa Savage signed a management and publishing deal with Jayz Roc Nation, In September 2017, she released her debut EP Sugarcane.