2015 Top Richest Musician in Nigeria

According to the information gathered from Channel O and Forbes Africa, Don Jazzy is now the most paid/highest paid musician in Nigeria as at today.

This rating list was put together using factors such as endorsement value, popularity, show rates, sales, awards, YouTube views, appearance in newspapers, investment, social media presence, influence and so many other factors.

The list shows the African artistes making the most money in Africa. Below are the top richest musician in Nigeria:

1. Don Jazzy – Producer. CEO Mavin Records, MTN, Samsung and Loya Milk endorsement. D’Banj, Kanye West, Beyonce and Jay Z on production credits.Don Jazzy

Don Jazzy Biography

Michael Collins Ajereh who has been popularly know as  Don Jazzy on stage performing arena, was born on the 26 of November 1982.  Born in Umuahia in Abia state. Don Jazzy has produced tracks for some many popular people like;  Dr SID, Wande Coal, D’Prince, Darey, Naeto C, Olakunle Excel et Zanga, Sauce Kid, Ikechukwu & Tiwa Savage, and he is a Nigerian Multi award-winning record producer, singer-songwriter, musician, former CEO of Nigerian record label Mo’ Hits Records and current CEO of the Mavin Records label.

Don Jazzy has performed a collaboration with Jay-Z and Kanye West late before now.

He recently was rated as the 39th “Most powerful celebrity in Africa” according to Forbes.


2. P-Square – Music Duo. Featured on Forbes Africa twice, sold out concerts, presidential guest in at least five African countries, they fly private jets.P-Square

P-Square Biography

P-Square are identical twin brothers Peter Okoye and Paul Okoye, bone on 18 November 1981 Jos in Nigeria. They are  Nigerian R&B duo composer. Peter and Paul originated from Ifite Dunu, Anambra State, Nigeria. They are known as Recording artist, singer-songwriter and stage sperformer.

They are known best in R&B and African hip hop music

They have a website were fans can visit to download their music and photos free (www.mypsquare.com).

The story of P-Square began in St. Murumba secondary school, a small Catholic school in Jos, Nigeria[citation needed]. Identical twins Peter and Paul joined their school music and drama club where they began singing, dancing, and mimicking songs by MC Hammer, Bobby Brown and Michael Jackson.


3. D’Banj – Music Artiste. G.O.O.D Music deal, Sony Entertainment deal

4. Wizkid – Music Artiste. EME artiste, Starboy CEO, affiliation with Disturbing London, several international collaborations, highest paid Pepsi ambassador in Africa, ambassador of MTN

5. 2Face Idibia – Music Artiste. Ten million CDs and at least seven million digital sales, one campaign… associated with Guinness, Haven Homes, Airtel Worldwide and philantropist – 2face foundation

This list focused on recognising the contributions of African entertainers to the global entertainment industry, and it is also aimed at promoting the image and culture of Nigeria at large.


  1. Abeg i wish my guy wizkid go become the richest musician i will be very very happy

  2. I pray make lizahno b d best among d best nd d richest amom d richest

    • I will be the only musician that wil lcontrol the World with money.

  3. waoooooo I wanna be like don jazzy…. he was a man which I love so muh…….. love you.

  4. I want to be like my big bross 2face idibia, am wishing him the best

  5. Yes oh i thougt Olamide would have b made as d richest

    • Lol. Very soon because he is hard working and working towards it

    • He is still coming up na. I believe that from 2015 he will be listed for something great.

  6. Phyno the Best the most popular person phyno u are the best, in my music I only have phyno’s songs becouse his the best.

    • Am expecting someone like olamide to be in the list this year

  7. I want 2 b wiskid to b richest in nigeria bcos I like him dats my fans luvly u star boy

  8. i jst dey feel for my guy wizzy….i pray make him bcom d hood dope nigga

  9. I will be so happy if wizkid be the richest singer in Nigeria. God will help him in all what he posses in the allmighty name of ALLAH ”AMEN”.

  10. Well…me go still dey REPS my snr man @2face Idibia…I pray U rise above all yur haters….U deserve d best Bro!…

  11. twale 2 my big bros@ 2baba. more grease to your elbow. and my big bros@WizKids, keep it up. I still maintain my reps

  12. I just pray to God dat wizkid will never fall bcos he’s rilli try his best. And we all know dat.

  13. I wish Olamide_Baddo is d richest nigerian musician…….seriously

  14. baddo baddest guy ever liveth to b one of d richest musican in naija

  15. i no one day OLAMIDE we still among 1 to 3
    richest HIP POP and RAPPER in nigeria

  16. Hw i wish wiz-kid will b de top best master of all……ad shoutout 2 ur new comin artist MIMAK DE GEE IS HOT CUZ HE GAT SMOOTHPICZ…HAHAHA YEAHH.

  17. Soon Eze Obinna will be among the richest men in Nigeria in JESUS NAME AMEN

  18. my boss i’m loyal caus i take every day like u the Don . Don jazzy u sabi jor. show them say if e nor be u no one els

  19. I think Phyno is the best i like his songs very much and i want his to be the riches musician

  20. I wish my mentor 2face idibia llnp, a great man i wish i be like him am lookin unto him

  21. wizkid is de best and will always be de best and richest luv u wizzy long life,happiness,joy nufi buh joy God will always protect and guide you hope to see u one day yagaa

  22. Wizzy baby should be the best n the richest,wish 2 b like u 1 day.

  23. How can you say don jazzy is younger than the P squares? Please do proper research before you say what you don’t know.

  24. Ybnl Top 10 Number 1 Don~jazzy Num 2 Ybnl Get Moniy More Dan Mavins

  25. If olamide badoo is the richest musician gan gan ma so I’m sure every body go gbadun. Badoo I really love u die and I blv iyanumasele…..!

  26. I pray mk my gy davido bcum richest,i mean nmb 1,infact unrate(07089510057)

  27. I pray olamide be d richest in naija even in African and be like 2face as all of d fame love u my tutor badoo.

  28. I Wish And I Know Some Day My Senior Man Olamide Will Become The Most Richest Musician In Nigeria. I Love U Boss (YBNL)

  29. I Dnt Knw De Kind Of Word I Wil Use To Explain Wat I Want This Two Great Ambassador Of Nigeria Music To Be.Bt All De Same, Wish U Gud, Big Mentors. Don Jazzy & Olamide-badoo (mavins & Ybnl),Wish U De Best

  30. wizzy,yaga,na him I won’t to be the richest oo,wizkid u are the best among the rest,keep trying..

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