Cassper Nyovest Net Worth 2020 And Biography

On Cassper Nyovest net worth and biography. Being a rapper or even an artist is not a day job. Some call it being talented, others call it another style of music. Eventually, not everyone can rap, the few who can and who take it on professionally and turn it into music are making names with additional income in their pocket. Rap music started back far in the days of African history, many say Rap music was founded in Africa, others say the Americans started it first, well this article is not all about the history of rap music in the African culture, this article is about one of South Africa biggest rapper Cassper Nyovest.

Cassper Nyovest Net Worth 2020 And Biography

  • Full Name: Refiloe Maele Phoolo
  • Date Of Birth: 16th December 1990
  • Occupation: Rapper, Songwriter
  • Country Of Origin: South Africa
  • Casper Nyovest Net Worth: $3 Million


Born 16th December 1990 is Refiloe Maele Phoolo professionally known as Cassper Nyovest. He grew up in Montshioa Extension in Mafikeng, the capital city of the North West province where he attended Lighthouse Christian college. In school everyone knew Nyovest as someone that is athletic, many even routed him out for sports as he partakes in different sports games like football, cricket, and basketball. Music has always been in him, as growing up he joined the Childhood Gangsta (CHG) which later disbanded. {{{He then joined an eight-member group Slow Motion, which included the production team, Ganja Beatz.}}}


At age 12, Nyovest started rapping and showing off his musical trait. At then he was in grade 6, he furthered on till he got to grade 10 where he failed his exams and decided to drop out of school. In his words, he said I’d rather chase my dream, which I believe is going to work out, rather than keeping it safe and regret it my whole life.” At that time he stayed with his grandmother in Potchefstroom before moving to Johannesburg at age 16. Moving to Johannesburg where he had the plans of pursuing his music career fully, he was lucky enough to get signed to a record label named Motswako label. Being signed was like a dream come true for Nyovest only to his biggest disappointment after two years of being with the label, he was not able to release a song. Disappointed and frustrated he started out a label on his own, with the mindset of making it big over there in Johannesburg and making his family proud, but all his efforts proved to no avail. Things did not work out so well for him at that time which made him move back home.

After several months of working out on his talent, Nyovest decided to get back up by going to shows and different events to perform. He was spotted by Motswako rapper HHP, he was featured on a track by HHP on a song titled Wamo Tseba Mtho ” from his seventh studio album Dumela. Being featured on this track paved way for Nyovest into the music industry in South Africa, as he went for international tours with HHP which gave him exposure as an artist. Going on tours with HHP brought him out into the limelight as that period of time he was able to share stages with various international acts like Kid Cudi, Kendrick Lamar, Nas, Talib Kweli, Hugh Masekela, and Wiz Khalifa and a host of others.


The year 2013, Casper Nyovest released “Gusheshe” as the first official single from his debut album, Tsholofelo. The single which was played across various radio channels across South Africa was well received and this made him gained a name in the music industry. Accompanied the song was a music video that gained him lots of audiences and the video was premiered on Vuzu V entertainment. After dropping Gusheshe”, he released his second single titled “Doc Shebeleza”, this song was not only played in South Africa, as it also aired in several African and American countries, which brought him more fame in the music industry.

Casper Nyovest was able to earn massive positive reviews from his song even from top artistes in the South African music industry. The song was rated as Number 4 on South Africa Music chart m, accompanying this song was a music video which shows what the song was all about or rather what brought about the inspiration. Following up with positive reviews and good remarks about his music, Casper Nyovest releases his debut album titled Tsholofel. This album was topping various charts in South Africa, the song Number 1 on iTunes South Africa’s album chart for two months before being knocked down by the Duncan street government.

Later that year, Casper Nyovest had a beef with his fellow rapper A.K.A which prompted both parties to record diss tracks about each other. October that same year m, Casper Nyovest was ranked by MTV Base as the Number 1 hottest MC in Africa. He was also ranked Number 2 at hottest MTV Base South Africa losing to K.O in the Number 1 spot. That same year Casper Nyovest spark up a beef about the awards in which he criticized DJ Vigilante saying he is not supposed to be on the ranking panel, he released a diss track titled beef, he criticized the list saying that DJ vigilante has a close affiliation with K.O. Releasing that diss track, Casper Nyovest beef rapper K.O, A.K.A and DJ Vigilante rapping about his discontent., he crossed a line in that song, which made him later apologize to rapper K.O.

The year 2015, Casper Nyovest was working on his second studio album prior to the massive success of the first one. He was pictured working with one of Nigeria’s biggest artist Wizkid, Cassie Veggies, DJ Drama and others. Working in the studio for his pre-assumed studio album later turned out to be the Platinum edition of his first album Tsholofelo. The platinum edition which was released with just 10,000 copies printed out on the 17th of April 2015. Before the release of the platinum edition of his first studio album, Nyovest said he was planning on his concert in October that same year and plans to release his second studio album that day. He titled the second studio album as Refiloe. August that same year, the first single was released off the album which he titled Mama I Made It. This song was free on iTunes for 24 hours only, the album peaked Number 1 on iTunes South Africa chart overall genres. Mama, I Made It was played across different radio stations across South Africa daily. November 2o15, he was named as South Africa Hottest MC by MTV Base winning his rival A.K.A and that same year he was named the Hottest MC in Africa by the popular streaming blog in Nigeria

2016 Nyovest did not give up, even after winning so many awards he still kept on pushing forward. Refiloe was certified Platinum for shipments, as he produced 40,000 copies. That same year he held his concert at Orlando stadium where he was able to fill up the place, 40,000 capacity. This was indeed a life-changing game for the South African music industry and even Africa as a whole because Nyovest was always filling up stadiums by the locals, he was fondly called Mr. Fill Up by the locals. December 2016, he was once again named as the hottest rapper in Africa. That year he received 9 nominations and won 4 awards at the South Africa Hip Hop Awards, he was a big winner that night.

2017 he got an award for best collaboration with Kwesta titled NGUD. On 10th October 2017, he was also awarded the best male southern African by Africa Musiq magazine awards. He released an album that same year titled Thuto which went Gold on the day of its release and after a few weeks it was certified Platinum by the Recording Industry of South Africa. He announced plans to fill up the 75,000-capacity FNB Stadium in August, on 17th November, he announced that the tickets have been 70% sold. During that time, he was finding it difficult to sponsor that show by himself, he needed assistance all over. He finally got three major brands to sponsor his show Ciroc SA, SABC 1 and Budweiser and he was able to fill up the place with 68,000 capacity.

Casper Nyovest is now known as a household name in the music industry, as he was able to gain much popularity. He was romantically involved in a private relationship with actress Boitumelo Thulo, sources which confirmed that they were dating and they later broke up in 2015.


Cassper Nyovest is arguably one of the richest rappers in South Africa. He is termed as one of the most successful rappers, as he swims in money and purchases lots of luxury items and cars.

Although Forbes magazine has not yet provided Casper Nyovest net worth we have been able to estimate it that under his luxury cars, houses and many other items which he has purchased. Casper Nyovest assets include luxury cars; he has two Bentley’s, a Mercedes-Benz van. He bought a mansion during May 2018 which he calls his dream house, that house costs a huge amount of money. He has accessories that cost tens of thousands of Rand’s.

Despite all this, Cassper Nyovest is always modest of his wealth, as he claims he has nothing. We believe this article has been helpful to you all, we have been able to give you a complete write up about South Africa’s biggest rapper Cassper Nyovest and his Net worth.


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