The Nigerian Music Industry is blessed with numerous wealthy and influential individuals. Unlike the past, Nigerian music industry was not competitive but now there is a lot going on. The question many will ask is “who are the richest Nigerian musicians ?”. Here, I will clear your doubts and confusions.
Music people say is life. Music in Nigeria has gone a long way in changing people’s life and the country’s economy. In Nigeria, the music industry has a lot of competition and is quiet interesting; the court is open for who will be the richest Nigerian musicians. The top 5 this year can change in the next coming. Such is the competition.
Richest Nigerian Musicians & Their Net Worth
The following are the richest Nigerian musicians. We will start our list from the 5th down to the first. Read on.
5. 2face Idibia
Innocent Ujah Idibia popularly known by his stage name 2Baba, is one of the hottest musician in Nigeria. The king of R&B in Nigeria makes his money from endorsements; he is also into estate investment. 2face Idibia has an estimated net worth of #4.5 billion.
Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo who is popularly known as D’banj, is a hot celebrity in Nigeria. The Koko master is the 4th richest musician in Nigeria; he makes his money mainly from endorsements. Currently he is endorsed to slot and bank of industry, his net worth is N5 billion Naira. Agriculture is also his major source of income.
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Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun popularly known as wizkid is among the richest Nigerian musicians. He became active in his musical career since 2001; Wizkid makes money from music sales, shows and booking fee. He is endorsed to Glo Telecommunication Company and Pepsi (African most expensive endorsement). He is the boss of STARBOY music label, currently signed to SONY records.
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2. Don Jazzy
Musician and producer, Michael Collin Ajereh who goes by the stage name Don Jazzy is one of the artists that kill the beat in 9ja. He is the CEO of Mavin record label got many boys under him; Don jazzy has enormous endorsements like with Johnny walker, MTN, loya milk and a lot more. He is recently ranked as the second richest Nigeria musician.
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Veteran singers Peter Okoye and Paul Okoye popularly known as PSquare, is the king of 9ja hip-hop. The duo is at the top of the ladder with many endorsements from different companies. They have won many awards; the twin is the richest Nigeria musician with net worth of N15 billion.
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