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TOP 10 RICHEST MUSICIANS IN GHANA 2017 AND THEIR NET WORTH

TOP 10 RICHEST MUSICIANS IN GHANA 2017 AND THEIR NET WORTH

Ghana as part of West Africa’s most influential countries has reached its apex of advancement in the music arena. With its fast pace of churning out remarkable and vibrant Hip-Hop artistes such as Sarkodie and Kwame, the West African country now ranks amongst Africa’s leading producers of Hip-Hop stars { TOP 10 RICHEST MUSICIANS IN GHANA 2017 AND THEIR NET WORTH }.

As music stars foster the idea of partnering with foreign artistes, the Ghanaian music industry has received great attention from audiences across ghana, Africa and various parts of the world. And as the fruitful outcome of musical collaborations with foreign artistes, lots of musicians have bagged awards within and outside the country.

Some fans ask:

  • Who Is The Richest Musicians In Ghana

With regard to the phase of African music and how it has emerged into an impressive mention over the years, Ghana has enhanced its remarkable presence and obviously, the West African territory is gearing its efforts towards taking its music industry to its greatest length within and beyond Africa.

Right now, we have collated the names of several Ghanaian musicians who currently dominate the country’s music industry. Meanwhile, this list is reported to have been proclaimed official by Forbes – the world’s best ranking organization.

TOP 10 RICHEST MUSICIANS IN GHANA 2017 AND THEIR NET WORTH

  • Okyeame Kwame Net Worth

The Richest Musicians In Ghana

Okyeame Kwame

1. Okyeame Kwame: Kwame is a native of Nsuta. He is famous for his proficiency of mingling his creative skills as an entrepreneur, director, song writer and singer. Meanwhile, he is widely perceived as a remarkable musician whose music greatly centres on the Afro pop, rap and Hiplife.

  • Date of Birth: April 17, 1976
  • Place of Birth: Kumasi

As part of his academic course, Kwame was schooled at the Anglican Senior High School located in the Kumasi region of Ghana. Due to his ardent passion for music, Kwame chose to take on music as a career through his tertiary education at Kwame Nkrumah University. At the university, Kwame made music his course of study and in this event, he focused on the study of classical guitar. At the end of his academic programme, Kwame graduated with academic degree in linguistics.

Having married to Annica Nsiah-Apu, reputable Kwame is blessed with two offspring and through the great benefits music has added to his life, he is declared the richest Ghanaian musician with the net worth of $1.1 billion.

  • Sarkodie Net Worth

sarkodie net worth Top 10 Richest Musicians in Ghana

Sarkodie Among The Top 10 Richest Musicians in Ghana

2. Sarkodie: Born Michael Owusu Addo; Sarkodie is a native of Tema and is very prominent within and beyond Ghana. He is a gifted rapper and recording artiste. He specializes majorly in Hiplife and Hip-Hop styles of music.

  • Date Of Birth: July 10, 1988
  • PLace Of Birth: Tema

He was given his secondary education at Tema Methodist High School. Following his successful decision to further his education, he was privileged to school at IPMC where he graduated with a degree in Graphic Design.

As one of the country’s leading musicians, Sarkodie has engaged in musical collaborations with many other renowned Hip-Hop stars across and beyond Ghana. Within the guild of countless stars he has been featured with are musicians such as Shatta Wale, AKA, Kwaw Kese, Ball J, Hammer of The Last Two, Tiwa Savage, DJ Mensah, Jazzi, R2Bees, Ice Prince, Fuse ODG, Castro, Efya, EL, Ace Hood, amongst others. With his reputation still rising fast, Sarkodie is currently worth $976 million.

  • Stonebwoy Net Worth

Stonebwoy among Richest Ghanaian Musicians

Stonebwoy among Richest Ghanaian Musicians

3. Stonebwoy: Born in 1988, Stonebwoy has kept himself going and constantly appeared amongst Ghana’s best dance hall artistes. Other than his endorsement deal with Samini record label, Stonebwoy has appeared on the payrolls of several endorsement deals and his fame continues surging as he gets occupied with frequent musical shows within and beyond Ghana.

  • Date Of Birth: March 5, 1988
  • Place Of Birth: Ashaiman

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  • R2Bees Net Worth

r2bees richest artist in ghana

R2bees Richest Artist In Ghana

4. R2Bees: As this group comprises the pair of Rashid Mugeez and Faisal Hakeem, Ghana is obviously endowed with lots of Hip-Hop/Hiplife musicians. Born as natives of Tema in Ghana, the two R2Bees stars have R2Bees Entertainment as their record label and are known for their versatile musical ambit which encompasses highlife, hiplife, Hip-Hop and Afrobeat.

  • Rashid Mugeez
    • Date of Birth: January 22, 1990
    • Place of Birth: Tema
  • Faisal Hakeem

Rashid Mugeez and Faisal Hakeem have been together right from their childhood during when they were schooled at the same schools (both for the primary and secondary levels) in Tema. Meanwhile, their potentials as rappers became evident beginning from their days in school. In appreciation of their charisma, they were chosen to be their school’s face in inter-school musical competitions. Apart from that, they took part in rap contests on behalf of their school.

Like several other Ghanaian stars, the R2Bees stars have partnered with a number of artistes in musical collaborations within and outside Ghana. Amongst the artistes they have collaborated with are Tinchy Stryder, Sarkodie, Wande Coal, Wizkid, Criss Waddle, Asumadu Killbeatz, Davido, etc.

As they continue to make waves locally and internationally, the R2Bees pair is believed to be worth $888 million.

  • Becca Net Worth

5. Becca: Another native of Tema, Ghana; Rebecca Acheampong, going by the stage name “Becca’’, was born in 1986. She has buttressed her reputation with several albums –about three studio albums. She makes waves as she is presently in a deal with EKB record label. Like several other artistes, she has made a name for herself within and outside her country. With the help of musical engagements, she has amassed the net worth of $678 million and amongst the artistes she has featured with are Uhuru, 2Face, MI and lots more.

  • Dob: August 15, 1984
  • Pob: Kumasi

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  • Fuse ODG Net Worth

Fuse ODG Net Worth Richest Musicians in Ghana

Fuse ODG Net Worth

6. Fuse ODG: Though born in the capital of England, Nana Richard Abiona, going by the stage name Fuse ODG, was brought up in Ghana. His birth came about in 1988.

  • DoB: December 2, 1988
  • PoB: Toothing

He was given an education at a Croydon-based school –Archbishop Lancfranc School. As part of his notable presence in Ghana’s music industry, he has 3beat as his record label. In order to enrich his musical philosophy and take Ghanaian music to the next level, Fuse ODG has had musical collaborations with many international and local superstars including Shata Wale, Wyclef Jean, Major Lazer, Nyla, Sean Paul, Sarkodie, Dawn ODG, Elephant Man, Wande Coal, Itz Tiffany, amongst others.

From his wealth base, a sum of $567 million is reported as his net worth.

  • Shatta Wale Net Worth

shatta wale net worth top 10 richest ghanaian musicians

Shatta Wale Among The Top 10 Richest Musicians In Ghana

7. Shatta Wale: Born Charles Nli Armah Mensah Jnr, Shata Wale’s birth came about in 1984. Previously, he used the appellation “Bandana’’ as his stage name but now bears “Shata Wale’’ as God would have it. He is prominent for his musical roles as a reggae dancehall artiste cum song producer.

  • DoB: October 17, 1984
  • PoB:  Accra

Following the impressive performance which earned him an award titled “Artiste of the Year’’ as a segment of 2014 Ghana Music Awards, Shata Wale rose to great fame. Meanwhile, he couldn’t have emerged into this fame if he hadn’t won the award with the influence of “Dancehall King’’ –his greatest hit song. At the moment, successful Shata Wale is worth nothing less than $345 million.

Please, the remaining three will be added soon, kindly check back for the update and don’t forget to share your thoughts and suggestions on the top 10 Richest Musicians In Ghana 2017 with us through the comment box and like us on facebook.com/9jaquest

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Updated: August 29, 2017 — 5:43 pm

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