The Richest Musicians in Africa
The African music industry is one of the fastest-growing music industries worldwide due to the increasing number of talented musicians from Africa who work hard to produce the best music.
They have helped to make African music, inherited from the greatest African musicians, more popular and reigning worldwide. Presently, African musicians compete with other musicians worldwide and have won some of the world’s grammy awards.
These musicians have produced so many great songs that are being played all over Africa and around the world. These musicians are also among the most successful musicians in Africa.
They are also the most successful musicians in Africa, with huge net worths. We have compiled a list of Africa’s top musicians with the highest net worth in 2021.
Here are the top 10 richest musicians in Africa in 2021, along with their net worth. This list includes only musicians from Africa who are active in various African music industries.
Top 10 richest musicians in Africa in 2021
the list below are the top 10 richest musicians in Africa and their net worth:
10. Mr P Net worth $9 Million
Mr P is the last person on our list of top-earning musicians in Africa for 2021. He also has a twin brother, Rude Boy. Mr P is the 10th-richest musician off the top ten most successful musicians in Africa in 2021.
Mr P, a Nigerian musician, is Africa’s 10th-richest musician in 2021
His collaboration with Rude Boy, his brother under Square records. Peter Okoye, popularly know as Mr P, is a singer, songwriter, dancer, record producer, Multi-instrumentalist and Businessman.
Before their separation, the duo had many successes singing together. He has since released many songs, which have helped him to increase his net worth and make him the 10th richest musician in Africa by 2021.
After their split, his music includes Cool it down. For my head. My way. Look into my eyes. Ebeano. Woki Woki. Since separating from his wife, he has only released one album.
Mr P’s Cars and Mansion
Different luxurious homes are owned by Mr P. One is in Lagos, Nigeria and the other one is in Atlanta, USA. He is also an avid car collector. He has a variety of beautiful cars, including:
- 2 Range Rovers (100,000 – $164,000).
- BMW X6 (from $47,000 to $56,000)
- Dodge Challenger ($21,600 – $44,000)
- Porsche 718 Cayman ($21,600)
- Mercedes AMG GL63 ($90,000.
- Bentley Mulsanne ($250,000)
- Jeep Wrangler ($25,200)
9.0 Olamide Net Worth of $10 Million
Olamide Adedeji decided to keep his first name Olamide when he was on stage. Due to his street music, he is sometimes called Baddo. Olamide was born in Bariga, Lagos State, on March 15, 1989.
Are you wondering about Olamide net worth? Olamide’s net worth is estimated to be $10 million – making him the 9th richest musician in Africa in 2021.
Olamide, a Nigerian street musician, is Africa’s richest musician with a massive net worth in 2021.
He is well-known for singing mostly in Yoruba, his native language. This has earned him many fans and followers across Nigeria, particularly Lagos.
Olamide, who now has an estimated net worth of $10 million, commenced his journey into the music world with the Coded Tunes label but currently puts a lot of effort to raise a few other artists through his YBNL record label.
After the 2012 release of Eni Duro, Olamide’s song, his music career began to flourish. Rapsodi, Olamide’s 2011 album, did well as well.
Rapsodi was soon followed by YBNL. His second album featured single hits which earned him more fame in a very short time.
This music icon today has seven studio albums.
He has won many awards in Nigerian music, including the Album of the Year and Best Indigenous Artist. He has received numerous nominations.
His efforts and music awards helped him reach the top ten richest musicians in Africa in 2021.
Olamide’s homes and cars
Olamide is the 9th richest musician in Africa, with an estimated net worth of $20.5 million. Two mansions are his in Lekki, Lagos and Bariga, Lagos. He also owns a flashy garage that includes some very expensive cars.
- Toyota Venza ($12,000)
- Range Rover Sports ($30,000).
- Mercedes-Benz G Wagon (46,000)
- Range Rover Sports V8 (from $160,000 to $180,000)
- Rolls-Royce Phantom Used ($408,000).
8.0 Timaya Net Worth of $10.5 Million
Timaya, also known as “The Plantain Boy”, was born on 15 August 1980. Like number 8, the Nigerian singer/songwriter makes it to our list for Africa’s top musicians in 2021.
Timaya is officially Initime Alfred Odom. He founded a music group called “Dem Mama Soldiers.” Timaya’s musical career was launched with this music group.
In 2021, Tamiya was one of the most successful musicians in Africa.
Timaya is worth $10.5 million. This makes him the 8th richest musician in Africa.
He started his music career in the lowest ranks of Nigerian dancehall. He actually started out as a backup singer to other musicians before he became a solo artist with K Solo.
The song ‘True Story’ was his first professional release. It was released in 2005. True Story was closely followed in 2008 by other hits such as ‘Gift and Grace, which he released in 2008, and De Rebirth (his third album).
Timaya is the CEO of the DM record label, which he signed King Perry to. After he had managed Runtown and Patoraking to the record label, he decided to retire.
Timaya, who has been active in Nigeria’s music industry, has won many awards, including Best Reggae/Dancehall album with his song True Story, Best Collaboration with “Good or Bad” and many other.
Timaya’s cars and houses
Timaya owns a $500,000 mansion in Lekki, Lagos State. You will be able to see his 3 Mercedes G-Wagon cars, in various colours, if you follow Nigerian artists on Instagram.
Timaya has a great collection of cars, including Benzs. See below for other high-end vehicles.
- Porsche 911 Carrera ($84,000)
- 2 Range Rover Sports (from $160,000 to $180,000)
- Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG ($1290,000 – $170,000)
- Mercedes-Benz GLE ($40,000 – $44,000)
- Bentley Continental GT ($152,000)
- Lexus LX570 2015 (from $58,000 to $78,000)
- Lexus GX460 Used ($50,000 – $84,000).
7.0 Rude Boy Net Worth of $11 Million
Rude Boy, a Nigerian musician, has been a popular figure in Nigeria and Africa. He is among the top 10 wealthiest musicians in Africa and the 7th richest.
Rude Boy began his music career alongside his twin brother, Mr P. Also known as P-Square, Rudeboy began his musical career while in music school singing in school shows.
Rude Boy is Africa’s 7th most successful musician in 2021
After winning the Timbuk2 Music Label, he was performing with his twin brother Mr P. Rudeboy. Grab Da MicCompetition
They made it into Nigerian music and became well-known. They had many hits that helped them build a large net worth. E is not easy J MartinsChop My MoneyAkon and May D Beautiful OnyinyeRick Ross, a popular American rapper, and many others.
Rude Boy and his twin brother Rude released six hits albums. Five of these were under their record label (Square record Label), while one was under Timbuk2 Music Label. They separated due to a dispute.
They have released albums including the Last Nite and Get Squared, Game Over Danger, Danger, The invasion, and Double Trouble. They won numerous awards together, including Best Group and Album of the Year, Video of the Year and Best HipHop of the Year.
Rude Boy began singing after he was separated from his twin brother.
Paul Okoye’s Cars and Mansion
Paul Okoye is currently known as RudeBoy and has many mansions in and outside Nigeria.
Some of his collections include:
- Rolls-Royce Phantom (408,000)
- Rolls Royce Ghost (382,000 – $4494,000)
- Land Rover Range Rover (100,000 – $164,000).
- Lamborghini Gallardo ($149,200 – $235,800)
6.0 2Face (2Baba), Net Worth $12 Million
Innocent Ujah Idibia is number six on our list of the top-earning musicians in Africa in 2021. He’s also known as 2Baba and 2Face.
2Fcae was born on 18 September 1975 in Plateau State, Nigeria. He is an indigene from Benue State, even though he was born in Jos.
2Face, who has a net worth of $12 million, is Africa’s 6th richest musician. 2Baba improved his musical skills and became one of the most popular Afropop artists in Africa.
Innocent Ujah Idibia (2baba), is Africa’s sixth-richest musician in 2021
He is among the oldest musicians still actively involved in Nigeria’s music industry. 2Face is one of Africa’s richest musicians, having earned so much in his music career.
He started his career with the Plantashun Boiz brand, but then he decided to go solo. You would think that he would disappear from the music industry radar. He didn’t. In fact, he continued to prosper on his own.
Kennis Music signed him during the early years of his career. His first album, “African Queen”, was released by Kennis Music.
In 2004, Tuface was brought to the forefront by the African Queen. Tuface has had major hits since the release of that song.
He has been awarded Headies, MTV Music Awards and BET Awards. His hard work and efforts in the music business have helped him to become one of Africa’s richest musicians by 2021.
Tuface’s luxury apartment and cars
Although 2face prefers a private life it is easy to see that he has a collection of luxurious cars and houses. Two houses are located in Lagos and one apartment is in the USA. He also has relaxation lounges on Lagos Island, FESTAC, and Ikeja.
2baba isn’t very open about his car collection, but here are the cars 2Face was able to ride.
- Chevrolet Corvette Coupe ($9,000)
- Ferrari Coupe (114,000 – $160,000).
- Toyota Land Cruiser Prado Used ($60,000 – $14,000)
5.0 Burna Boy Net Worth of $13.5 Million
Burna Boy’s real name is Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu. He is a Nigerian rapper, singer, songwriter, and dancer. Burnaboy is from Mbiama, Ahoda West LGA in Rivers State.
In 2021, he is the fifth-richest musician among the top 10 wealthiest musicians in Africa.
Burna Boy’s net worth is estimated to be $13.5 million. He is also rated as one of the best musicians in Nigeria.
Burna Boy is Africa’s fifth-richest musician in 2021
Burna was born at Port Harcourt. After a while, his parents moved to Lagos State, Nigeria.
Burna Boy’s parents moved to Lagos in order to be closer to their family. This helped him in his music career.
Burna Boy’s hit single “Like to Party” from his debut album L.I.F.E. in 2012 was the first time he gained recognition in the music business.
L.I.F.E. was sold by him up to 40,000 times. On the day it was released, he sold 40,000 copies of L.I.F.E. Also, Burna Boy sold L.I.F.E marketing rights to Uba Pacific for $20,000.
Burna Boy left Aristokrat Records in 2014. He then established Spaceship Entertainment in 2015. On the 25th of November 2015, he released his second album under his own record label.
Burna Boy’s music career is filled with success stories. He has been making waves nationally and internationally.
Burna Boy’s most recent album, Twice as Tall was released in 2020. It made waves both nationally and internationally. Twice as Tall earned him a 2021 Grammy Award nomination for the Best Global Music Album.
Classified reported that Burna Boy and another top artist, Wizkid, won prizes at the 2020 MOBO Awards.
He is currently a brand ambassador for Globacom and Nigerian Breweries Plc.
Burna Boy’s houses and cars
Burna Boy is a lover of exotic cars. Burna Boy once stated that he bought his first car, a Range Rover at age 17. Take a look at some Burna Boy cars.
- Mercedes-Benz G Wagon.
- 2013 Ferrari 458 Italia
- Rolls Royce Down Convertible
4.0 Don Jazzy Net worth $18 Million
Collins Michael Ajereh (known as Don Jazzy) is the 4th richest musician in Africa among the top 10 wealthiest musicians in Africa. Don Jazzy is an Umuahia native from Abia State. He was born on 26 November 1982.
Don Jazzy is worth an estimated $18 million. Jazzy is a musician and entrepreneur. This rich music star is the CEO of the Mavins Records Label.
Don Jazzy is Africa’s fourth-richest musician in 2021
Don Jazzy’s musical career began with collaborations with D’banj. The duo created hits such as Mo’hits. This was before the duo parted ways a decade ago. Don Jazzy, who had split from D’banj in 2005, created the Mavins Records Label.
Don Jazzy is well-known for his ability to spot talent. Just this year, January 21, 2020, he announced the signing of a female artiste, Ayra Starr, into his music fold.
Thus, Ayra Starr joined the other fresh talents who Don Jazzy signed under the Mavins Records, such as Rema, Ladipoe and Koredo Bello.
AyraStarr has been doing well so far. She already made a lot of noises with the release of her debut EP. It started with the trilling song.“Away”.
Don Jazzy is well-known for his amazing music production. He has been able to work hard and persevere with other artists, helping him in his business dealings.
Don Jazzy was a successful mentor and entrepreneur who established many talented musicians, including Wande Coal and Tiwa Savage, Reekado Banks, D’Prince, and many more.
Apart from his music career Don Jazzy has lucrative contracts with companies such as MTN and Loya Milk. His endorsement deal with V-Bank is also one of Don Jazzy’s most notable and recent deals.
V Bank, Nigeria’s leading digital bank, announced the extension of its deal with Don Jazzy in December 2020. To signify the renewal of their one-year contract, V Bank executives presented him with a V Bank branded Hoodie.
As a top music producer, Don Jazzy has received numerous awards. Don Jazzy doesn’t seem to worry about marriage, as he is more focused on his music career and raising more talent for the music industry.
Don Jazzy’s music career is not the only thing that interests him. He has performed comedy clips with many comedians in Nigeria which have allowed him to increase his net worth and become one of Africa’s richest musicians by 2021.
Don Jazzy’s cars and houses
Don Jazzy owns three mansions. One mansion is located on Banana Island, the other in Lekki and the third in Los Angeles. You can be sure that the rich musician will own exotic cars, such as:
- Porsche 911 Carrera ($84,000)
- Bentley Continental ($50,000)
- Cadillac Escalade ($54,400)
- Used Mercedes Benz E350 ($40,000)
3.0 Davido Net Worth of $19.5 Million
David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, is the 3rd richest musician in Africa in the list of the top richest musicians in Africa. Davido’s net worth is estimated at 19 million U.S dollars.
Davido was born to the wealthy Nigerian family of Adeji Adeleke in Atlanta, United States of America. His father is the co-founder of Adeleke University in Osun state and the CEO of Pacific Holdings Limited.
David Adeleke (Davido), Nigeria’s music superstar, is Africa’s third-richest musician in 2021
Davido’s net worth is derived from music and endorsement projects like the Guinness Nigeria endorsement deal, $78,296 MTN endorsement deal and Infinix Mobile.
Davido performs in both local and international shows. He can earn as much as $20,000,000,000 per performance (in Nigeria) or $30,000 for international performances.
Davido’s net wealth and net worth are also positively affected by his YouTube channel which has received over 663,000,000 views since its creation.
Davido’s Instagram account also isn’t overlooked. In fact, according to Hopper, each of Davido’s posts on Instagram has an estimated value of $91,100. He is ranked 29th in the list of the top Instagram celebrities.
Davido is the third-richest musician in Africa, having earned so much through endorsements and social media platforms that he has become the third most successful artist in Africa.
Davido released “Dami Duro” on October 30, 2011. The single was co-produced by him and Shizzi. It was shot in Lagos by Clarence.
In January 2012, Dami Duro’s song was released with an incredible video. It became the talk in the area with regular airplay from the media.
On July 17, 2012, Davido launched his debut studio album, ‘Omo Olowo’. Davido’s HKN Music Record Label released Omo Olowo. Davido gained more fans when this song became a huge hit.
He has since released many singles that have earned him international fame, money, and recognition. His latest album, “A Better Time”, was released on November 13, 2020. It reached 213 million streams across all platforms in just one month.
Davido was OBO’s executive producer. He collaborated with Spellz, Jay Sleek and Maleek Berry among other producers.
Davido’s latest vehicle
Davido’s houses and cars
Davido owns two mansions in Lekki (Nigeria), and one in Georgia, USA. His car collection includes:
- Rolls Royce Cullinan 2019 ($700,000)
- Bentley Bentayga ($216,000)
- Bentley Continental GT ($190,000)
- Porsche Panamera Turbo S ($45,600)
- Range Rover Sports (from $180,000 to $1168,000)
- Range Rover SV Autobiography ($196,000).
- Chevrolet Camaro GS ($18,800)
- Audi R8 ($46,800)
- Audi Q7 ($24,000)
- Mercedes-AMG GLS63 ($90,000.
- Mercedes G-Wagon (42,000)
- Toyota Land Cruiser (60,000 USD) Several cars such as a Porsche, Range Rover Sport, and Chevrolet Camaro
2.0 Wizkid Net Worth $21 Million
Wizkid is Africa’s second-richest musician, according to the Top Ten Richest African Musicians in Africa for 2021. Wizkid’s net worth is estimated at 21 million U.S dollars in 2021.
Wizkid’s singing is not the only thing that he does. He also has endorsement deals with MTN Nigeria (which paid him more than $240,000 million) and GLO (which paid Wizkid over $240,000,000,000 to be their ambassador).
Wizkid, a top Nigerian singer and songwriter (Ayodeji Ibrahim Bogun) has enjoyed immense popularity throughout Africa and the world.
Just last year, 2020, the singer secured an endorsement agreement with the mobile technology company Tecno, and another with the international sportswear label Puma.
He also increased his net worth by signing multi-million dollar deals with Guinness and Pepsi, which brought him more money.
After signing a massive deal with United Bank for Africa (UBA), the talented singer increased his net worth by more than $1.5 million.
His music and endorsements helped him to become Africa’s second-richest musician in 2021.
Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, also known as Wizkid, is a singer/songwriter. Wizkid started his musical career at age 11 in a church near his house. He joined the Glorious Five, a local band.
Wizkid, at 11 years old, released an album in collaboration with Glorious Five.
OJB Jezreel was his mentor, and he later met him during his difficult days. He began to visit Jezreel’s studio and started learning from recordings by Sound Sultan and 2 Face Idibia.
Wizkid joined Empire Mates Entertainment in 2009 and his music career was launched.
Born on the 16th of July, 1990, in Surulere, Lagos, Wizkid was the first Nigerian musician to be recognised in the Guinness Book of World Record for the most played song on Spotify.
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Wizkid founded ‘Starboy Entertainment. Wizkid is an excellent example of a singer who rose from the bottom to the top.
Hopper ranks Wizkid number 37 in its list of Instagram Rich Celebrities 2020, with each of his posts estimated to cost $57,300.
According to 2020 Forbes, Wizkid has a net worth of $20 million. Still, a year after, Wizkid is rated the top richest musician in Nigeria in 2021.
Wizkid’s cars and houses collections
Wizkid owns a lavish mansion in Surulere that is worth approximately $26,000 million, and another in Los Angeles, California. Wizkid has several car collections:
- BMW X6 crossover ($17,400)
- Porsche Panamera ($101,600)
- Lamborghini Urus ($160,000)
- Used Mercedes Benz G63 AMG ($110,000 – $130,000)
1.0 Black Coffee Net Worth of $45 Million
Black Coffee, who has a net worth in excess of $45 million, is Africa’s richest musician. Nkosinathi Sizwe Maphumulo is a South African musician.
He is a Dj and record producer, singer, songwriter, and singer. He was awarded the Breakthrough DJ Award at the DJ Awards.
Black Coffee, a South African musician, is Africa’s richest musician in 2021
Since 1994, when Black Coffee joined the South African music scene, he has released nine studio albums. These songs helped him become Africa’s richest musician by 2021.
Black Coffee was born in Umlazi (South Africa) on March 11, 1976. He once suffered an injury in his left hand while celebrating the return of former South Africa President Nelson Mandela.
He started his music career at the Durban University of Technology before becoming a backup singer for South African musician Madala Kunene.
Black Coffee released his first song with Hugh Masekela in a remix Stimela. “Happiness” was his first hit. “.
This well-known African musician is the recipient of many awards, including the 2015 Breakthrough DJ Award, SAMA’s Album of the Year, Album of The Year, and Best Engineered Album International Recognition.
Other awards include the BET Award for Best International Act: Africa, DJ Awards Best Deep House DJ and Producer, Best International DJ, Best International Producer, Best International DJ, SAMA Album of the year, Male Artists of the Year, and Best Dance Album.
Black Coffee has his own record label Soulistic Music where he produced all his nine albums.
Black Coffee is home to one of the most talented African musicians in the car collection
Black Coffee house and car collections
Coffee is the most wealthy musician in Africa and has the best selection of luxury properties. A person with this much wealth would be able to afford one of the most luxurious properties in the world.
Black Coffee owns two stunning mansions in Los Angeles, California, and South Africa. His South African house is estimated to be worth $400,000.
Black Coffee’s car collection, he purchased one of the most beautiful and expensive cars in the world. A famous musician, Black Coffee, is a big fan of Mercedes. He has two Mercedes cars that are worth $40,000 each: Mercedes-Benz Station Wagon (Mercedes-Benz CLK) and Mercedes-Benz Station Wagon (Mercedes-Benz Station Wagon).
Black Coffee doesn’t own the most expensive Mercedes car, but he does have a Bentley GT Continental worth $100,000 and a Maserati worth $50,000.
Here is a quick recap of The Top 10 Richest Musicians In Africa 2021
- Black Coffee – $60 million
- Wizkid – $21 million
- Davido – $20 million
- Don Jazzy – $18 million
- Burna Boy – $17 million
- 2Face Idibia – $16.5 million
- Ruda Boy – $16 million
- Timaya – $12 million
- Olamide – $12 million
- Mr P – $11 million