Top 10 Richest Musicians In Nigeria 2018 And Their Net Worth
Recently, the list of the 10 most prolific musicians in Nigeria 2018 Forbes was presented to the world. In this article, we will answer the question: “Who is Nigeria’s richest musician?” Although these richest musicians in Nigeria have other investments outside of their musical careers, the richest Nigerian musicians are veterans of the entertainment industry. So, if you are looking for the 10 richest musicians in Nigeria in 2018 and their net worth, their names are below.
10. Timaya – Net worth N1.1 billion
Timaya is like a lion in his own jungle and he must be named as one of the fastest growing musicians in the Niger Delta. All of his videos on YouTube have more than 20 million views together. He recently lost his Instagram account on hackers, and in less than a week, almost all his subscribers came back. It shows how much his fans love and adore him. It is worth N1.1 billion.
9.Iyanya – Net worth N1.8 billion
Iyanya showed that a lot can happen in a short time. Three years ago, he won the MTN project. He has become one of the biggest music stars in the Nigerian music industry. The ambassador of Yudala is worth an attractive sum of 1.8 billion.
8. Banky W – Net worth N2.3 billion
Taking the number 8 spot of Forbes’ list of the top 10 most rich musicians in Nigeria for 2017 is Banky W. He is currently the CEO of the popular Nigerian music label EME. In addition, he is Etisalat and Samsung Mobile’s brand ambassador for the West African region and has also signed a multi-million dollar agreement with Ciroc.
7. Flavour – Net worth N2.5 billion
Chinedu Okoli, popularly known as Flavor, is not only the Nigerian king of the latest high-life music. His fame extends across the continent. He has signed several advertising contracts, including a notable one with NBC (Nigerian Breweries Company). The singer is estimated at an estimated net worth of N2.5 billion naira
6. Wizkid – Net worth N2.8 billion
Just as his name is “Wizkid”, this young Nigerian artist has made big films in the Nigerian music industry. He is currently in partnership with SONY Records and he is also the boss of STARBOY Record Label. He has won numerous awards and was recently nominated for the 2017 Grammy Awards.
5. Davido – Net worth N2.9 billion
David Adedeji Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, is one of the best musicians in the Nigerian music industry. He is currently under contract with world music giant SONY Records, and is one of the few internationally recognized Nigerian musicians.
4. Innocent “2Face” Idibia – Net worth N4.5 billion
He is the living legend of the Nigerian music industry. He earns his money through shows and advertising contracts with the best brands in the country. By far, he is one of the most marketable musicians in Nigeria. The fourth place on this list of ten Nigerian musicians in 2017 is very good for 2Face Idibia.
3. D’Banj – Net worth N5 billion
The Koko Master is currently the third richest musician in Nigeria. He earns his money at shows and tours around the world because he is a very strong brand. He has also signed top approval contracts that have earned him money in recent years.
2. Don Jazzy – Net worth N6.5 billion
Don Jazzy is currently one of the best music producers in the Federal Republic of Nigeria. He is the richest music producer in Nigeria for the year 2017. He is also the head of the best MAVIN label, where stars like Iyanya, Korede Bello, Tiwa Savage and Di’ja work with the brand. It is reported that it requires about 500,000 N for the production of a song that explains how he earns his money.
1. P-Square – Net worth N15 billion
The pair of PSquare twins takes first place in this list of the richest musicians in Nigeria in 2017. They earn a lot of money with their album sales, their promises of help, their shows and their tours. The media reports that P-Square is as high as 8 million nairas per show and they appear each year in a large number of shows that should help you consider their estimated annual income. We remember that in 2010 they won the KORA Award for best African artist, with a delicious 150 million naira.
These rich Nigerian musicians built a strong fan base that gave them the necessary attention not only in Nigeria, but around the world. They are very popular in the Nigerian music industry. Their popularity has earned them a number of awards and so they sign daily advertising contracts.