You mat have your doubts about the list i will be showing you. But this is the real list of the Top 10 Richest Musicians in Nigeria 2016. According to our reliable source, the financial worth of any musician varies as time goes on. But the list i have documented here are the general list which have been accepted to be the most current and correct of top richest Nigerian Musicians 2016.
Please do not be setimental in your judgment which could be either based on various factors like individual popularity, endorsement value, sales, awards won over time, investment, influence, YouTube views, show rates etc. All these are not yardstick for these guys being rich. You all know that But you Forbes list is the most accepted list.
Top 10 Richest Nigerian Artists 2016 And Their Net Worth
- P-Square Net- worth = $128.0 million
This list have been dominated for years by these pair called P-Square which comprises of identical twin brothers, Peter Okoye and Paul Okoye. They are one of Nigeria’s top Nigerian R&B duo. Their albums are produced and released through Square Records. For some time now, the pair P-Square have not had a strong competitor in the list of top 10 richest Nigerian musicians
2. Don Jazzy. Net worth is = $35.0 million
His real name is Michael Collins Ajereh, but is popularly called Don Jazzy, his sage name. He is a Nigerian producer, singer-songwriter, musician. Nigerians will not forget that Don Jazzy was the former CEO of Nigerian record label Mo’ Hits Records and currently the CEO of the Mavin Records label. Michael Collins Ajereh is the only Nigerian musician in this list of top 10 richest artists in Nigeria who has no song to call his own. He has raised and is still raising many young artists in Nigeria today
3. Flavour. Net-worth = $28.5 million
His real name is Chinedu Okoli, popularly known by his stage name Flavour N’abania or simply Flavour, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and performer. According to the story line, he actually began his musical career as a drummer for a local church in his hometown of Enugu State
4. D’Banj Net-worth = $25.0m
Once the people’s favourite Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo known by his stage name as D’Banj began his life from the streets but he boomed up after he met Don Jazzy and stood up today to take the position of number four in this list of Richest Musicians in Nigeria 2016. It was the former CEO of Mo’hit Don Jazzy that brushed him up and made him one of the biggest superstars Nigeria has ever produced today. It was not surprising that in the 2015 MAMA Award in South Africa, D’Banj took home the The Evolution Award. It was well deserved.
5. 2 Face. net worth = $22.50m
Innocent Ujah Idibia popularly known as 2Face now Tubaba after recently announcing that he would want to be called that. How he emerged still remains a wonder to many today.
6. Davido Net-worth = $14.5m
David Adedeji Adeleke popularly who is known by his name in the stage as Davido born to a wealthy rich man by the name Adeleke is one of the richest musician Nigeria have ever produced. Davido in 2015 MAMA Award in South Africa won the Best Male Artiste of the year 2015. As it is today, his closet rival is wizkid
7. Iyanya – Net- worth = $12.5m
Iyanya Onoyom Mbuk, known by his mononym Iyanya is a product of the MTN project fame which he won in 2012 and have risen to an international famous superstar within the space of three years. According to research, Iyanya’s hit song, “Kukere”, with it’s unique dance steps, which he made after the competition has more than 15 million views on YouTube. You can check this for yourself.
8. Wizkid – Net-worth = $11.5m
Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, better known by his stage name Wizkid started as a backup artiste to M.I, and Banky W. The phenomenon Wizkid has been transformed into international star by his music video song , ‘Holla at your Boy’. In late 2015, Wizkid was featured in a song by Robert Kelly.
9. Banky W – Net-worth = $9.0m
Olubankole Wellington, known under the stage name Banky W, is a Nigerian R&B artist, Banky W is one of the best thing to have come out from the Nigeria music industry and he is a sure force to reckon with in music industry.
10. Timaya – Net-worth = $5.5m
Enetimi Alfred Odon. Finally, he creeps into the 10th position. We wish him more success.
Richest Musicians in Nigeria 2016