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Richest Musicians in Nigeria 2017, Top 50 {Forbes Latest Ranking}

TOP 50 RICHEST MUSICIANS IN NIGERIA AND THEIR NET WORTH 2017 { Forbes Latest Ranking } Updated

Nigerians brim with much enthusiasm when entertainment is the matter of discussion. As regards their diehard passion for entertainment, particularly the musical aspect of it, the names of numerous Nigerian musicians have featured in talking points both domestically and internationally. { TOP 50 RICHEST MUSICIANS IN NIGERIA AND THEIR NET WORTH 2017 }.

In this regard, you could imagine the prestige of Nigerian music, how Nigerians value it and the aesthetic qualities which distinguish eras of music from each other. Gone are the days a great deal of Nigerians listened to traditional songs (such as Apala amongst the Yoruba’s). Nowadays, hip-hop music has exceptionally displaced the traditional songs and through its influence, the best part of the youths now find it enjoyable at the expense of the long-established songs of our old grannies.

  • Who Is The Richest Musician In Nigeria

In as much as the delight music rouses in the mind are everlasting, we’re happy to familiarize you with the names of top Nigerian musicians whose songs have hit the jackpot across and beyond Nigeria.

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Please Note:

The rating of the richest Nigerian Musicians is often based on media reports. However, some other yardsticks are used, these include- The artist having his / her label or signed to a record label, duration of the artist in the music industry, the number of hit songs released by the artists and how much sales he/she make on iTunes.

The top richest musicians in Nigeria and their net worth ranking is based on Forbes latest ranking of Africa’s richest musicians

TOP 50 RICHEST MUSICIANS IN NIGERIA AND NET WORTH 2017

  • Don Jazzy Net Worth

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    Micheal Collins Ajereh

1. DonJazzy: Micheal Collins Ajereh, a distinctly-gifted personality who sensibly blends singing with music production, Don Jazzy’s distinguished status as a singer cum producer has made him Nigeria’s richest music producer for the current year. In addition to his high-soaring fame, he serves as the boss of MAVIN –a top-notch record label that features the presence of other stars including Tiwa Savage, Korede Bello and Iyanya. For the year 2017, Don Jazzy is believed to be worth N6.5 billion.

  • Jidenna Net Worth

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Jidenna Theodore Mobisson Al Amin

2. Jidenna: Jidenna Theodore Mobisson Al Amin, Though a talented musician whose recognition in Nigeria may not compare that in America, Jidenna is a Nigerian born in America. He skillfully combines his role as a recording artist with music production. Since his inception in the music industry in 2012, his songs have continued to reach a wider audience, particularly in America.

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  • Wizkid Net Worth

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Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun

3. Wizkid: Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, Just as his admirers would always call him, is a youngster with inspiring musical potentials. His reputation has undoubtedly given him an honorable stance within and outside Nigeria. In addition to his dignified position as the top member of a Record label named STARBOY, Wizkid has claimed lots of awards. Likewise, his name has featured amongst the nominees for this year’s Grammy Awards and his present net worth hangs around N2.8 billion.

  • Davido Net Worth

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David Adedeji Adeleke

4. Davido: David Adedeji Adeleke, the self-acclaimed “Omo Baba Olowo’’ is the fourth richest musician in Nigeria, is never a strange mention when you think of Nigeria’s musicians who have soared high within an incredibly short time frame. At the moment, the awesome superstar –popularly dubbed “Davido’’ –has an endorsement deal with the well known SONY records and he is worth N2.9 billion.

  • PSquare Net Worth

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Peter and Paul Okoye

5. PSquare: Peter and Paul Okoye, Without any skepticism, the pair of these twins can’t be omitted in any list comprising the richest Nigerian musicians. And fascinatingly, their everlasting combination makes them the richest Nigerian musicians as of now. Having won lots of awards from their top-selling albums both domestically and internationally, the two brothers have earned much recognition and expanded their fan base. On a yearly basis, they reportedly earn mouthwatering profits from endorsement deals and record sales. In this regard, you might not be shocked to know that their current net worth is nothing less than whopping N15 billion.

  • D’ Banj Net Worth

Top 50 Richest Musicians In Nigeria and their net worth

Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo

6. D’ Banj: Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo, –famously nicknamed “Koko Master’’ is a much-admired musician whose huge worth hovers around N5 billion. His massive worth is not a bizarre one to know as regards his global success through his profit-yielding brand. With this awesome achievement, D’ Banj is presently ranked the sixth richest Nigerian musician for the present year (2017).

  • 2Face Net Worth

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Innocent Ujah Idibia

7. 2Face: Innocent Ujah Idibia, When you think of a hip-hop star whose soothing voice and emotional songs can make ladies go gaga, Innocent Idibia –popularly called 2Face –is the perfect name that should not be controverted on any grounds. Over the years, reputable Nigerian brands have continually associated the superstar’s name with their advertisements. And without any skeptical impressions, 2Face Idibia is always a legendary musician whose name continues to ring within memory. Besides, the globally-recognized hip-hop star is declared to be worth N2.5 billion.

  • Flavour Net Worth

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Chinedu Okoli

8. Flavour N’abania, whose birth name is Chinedu Okoli, has remained one of the indispensable personalities in the music industry. Great admirers of his high-profile songs perceive him as the king in churning out highlife music. As regards his inspiring devotion to highlife music, Flavour’s name is usually a great mention when you intensely long for highlife music. With the superstar’s name has appeared on a number of mega endorsement deals, his popularity has spiraled across African countries and he is believed to be worth N2.5 billion.

  • Banky W

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Oluwabankole Wellington

9. Banky W: Oluwabankole Wellington, a greatly admired musician, not only for the sonorous pitch of his voice but also his handsome look, serves as the CEO of EME –a prominent Nigerian Music Record Label. Banky W’s massive wealth, estimated at N2.3 billion is undoubtedly a fascinating product of his ambassadorial roles for several mega-firms such as Samsung Mobile and 9Mobile –formerly Etisalat.

  • Iyanya

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Iyanya Onoyom Mbuk

10. Iyanya: Iyanya Onoyom Mbuk, A one-time winner of MTN Project Fame, Iyanya has acquired much recognition for himself and surprisingly this achievement has come within a short time frame. With the influence of his blockbuster release titled “Kukere’’, the talented hip-hop star has made a remarkable name in the entertainment industry. Meanwhile, Iyanya is currently worth N1.8 billion.

  • Timaya

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Inetimi Alfred Odon

11. Timaya: Inetimi Alfred Odon, This superstar is perceived as a giant musician hailing from a middle-belt region –precisely Niger Delta. His admirable albums have earned him lots of followers on social media, particularly his YouTube video clips. At the moment, his net worth hangs around N1.1 billion.

  • Jude M.I

12. M.I: Jude Abaga, Practically, only a few people would find it skeptical if M.I is termed the most fortunate African rapper who has succeeded to so high a degree. To crown the great name M.I has made for himself, his presence is a definite mention in the list of the stakeholders of Chocolate City records. At the moment, reports have it that he is worth extremely close to N1 billion.

  • Kcee

13. Kcee: Kingsley Chinweike Okonkwo, This lucky musician has made a name for himself! Would you deny the truth of that? (Never would you do that!). Kcee has surprisingly risen from a partner in a group named KCPresh and in point of fact, the fortunate musician has amassed millions of likes and page views on the social platform, especially with the help of his massive releases -“Limpopo’’ and “Pull Over’’.

  • Tiwa Savage

14. Tiwa Savage: Tiwatope Savage Balogun, When the appellation “Sexy Mama’’ hits your eardrum, be sure Tiwa Savage is the talking point. The lovely Nigerian musician remains a significant character in the stable of Mavins Record. Likewise, her exciting videos have grabbed lots of people’s attention and definitely reached millions of page views on YouTube.

  • Olamide

15: Olamide: Olamide Adedji, Call him a maddening rapper and you’re definitely on point! This young talent suitably blends his skills as a singer and rapper. Through his intense acquaintance with local slang, lots of street boys have certainly become his diehard fans.

  • Phyno Net Worth

16: Phyno: Chibuzor Nelson Azubuike, Identify him as the best Igbo rapper and hardly would you find somebody who would say you’re wide of the mark. Phyno is considered remarkable for the sumptuous flow of his Igbo dialect which makes him a recognized rapper across Nigeria. Meanwhile, the talented rapper is much admired by the Igbo’s just, in the same manner, a multitude of Yoruba’s enjoy Olamide’s charisma. Currently, Phyno’s excellent shows, adverts and much more have placed him around a net worth of N900,000,000.

  • Asa Net Worth

17. Asa: Bukola Elemide

  • Ice Prince Net Worth

18. Ice Prince: Panshak Henri Zamani, An arguable Hausa man whose name cannot be excluded from the list of Nigeria’s vibrant rappers, Ice Prince struck the music industry with his high-selling video clip “Oleku’’. Through this video clip, the superstar has numerous fans who have spruced him up with millions of page views on social media.

  • Tekno Miles Net Worth

19. Tekno Miles: Augustine Miles Kelechi,

  • Yemi Alade Net Worth

20. Yemi Alade: Yemi Eberechi Alade, One of Nigeria’s leading feminine musicians, Yemi Alade is apparently the second leading female musician in Nigeria. Through the influence of her blockbuster release “Jonny’’, she has won the hearts of many followers on social media and she is currently worth very close to N1 billion.

  • Omawunmi Net Worth

21. Omawunmi: Omawumi Megbele,

  • Chidinma Ekile Net Worth

22. Chidinma Ekile: Formerly a participant in the MTN Project Fame, Chidinma has grown from a mere musician to a much-admired personality in the music industry. Other than the huge benefits and great recognition she has earned from her admirable release “Kedike’’, her lovely voice evidently places her amongst Nigeria’s best vocalists.

  • Reminisce Net Worth

23. Reminisce: AbdulKhalid Safaru

  • Duncan Mighty Net Worth

24. Duncan Mighty: Amongst the guild of musicians ever churned out by the Niger Delta, this mighty musician whose name already conforms to mightiness is definitely one. Duncan Mighty’s singing style has made lots of people from the Niger-Delta regions understand that their born musicians are still appealing to the region’s fashion. With the help of “Obianuju’’ –one of his most-admired songs on social media –the superstar has become a notable musician and captured the interests of many followers.

 

Top 50 Richest Musician In Nigeria Forbes List

  1. Don Jazzy – Micheal Collins Ajereh – November 26, 1982
  2. Jidenna – Jidenna Theodore Mobisson Al Amin – May 4, 1985
  3. Wizkid – Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun – July 16, 1990
  4. Davido – David Adedeji Adeleke – November 21, 1992
  5. PSquare – Peter and Paul Okoye – November 18, 1981
  6. Dbanj – Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo – June 9, 1980
  7. 2face – Innocent Ujah Idibia – September 18, 1975
  8. Flavour N’abania – Chinedu Okoli – November 23, 1983
  9. Banky W. – Oluwabankole Wellington –
  10. Iyanya Onoyom Mbuk – October 31, 1986
  11. Timaya – Inetimi Alfred Odon – August 15, 1980
  12. M.I – Jude Abaga October 4, 1981
  13. Olamide – Olamide Adedeji March 15, 1989
  14. Kcee – Kingsley Chinweike Okonkwo – April 18, 1979
  15. Tiwa Savage – Tiwatope Savage-Balogun – February 5, 1980
  16. Phyno – Chibuzor Nelson Azubuike – October 9, 1986
  17. Asa – Bukola Elemide – September 17,1982 
  18. Ice Prince – Panshak Henri Zamani – October 23, 1986
  19. Tekno – Augustine Miles Kelechi – December 17, 1992
  20. Yemi Alade – Yemi Eberechi Alade – March 13, 1989 
  21. Omawumi – Omawumi Megbele – April 13, 1982
  22. Chindinma Ekile – Chidinma Ekile – May 2, 1991
  • Who Is The Richest Most Popular Musican In Nigera

Pease Note The Remaining Top 30 Richest Nigerian Musicians is more of a popularity list

Continuation of the Top 50 Richest Musicians in Nigeria 2017 August

  • 21. Reminisce – AbdulKhalid Safaru – January 26, 1981
  • 22. Duncan Mighty – Duncan Wene Mighty Okechukwu – October 28, 1983
  • 23. Wande Coal – Oluwatobi Wande Ojosipe – October 18, 1985
  • 24. 9ice – Abolore Akande – January 17, 1980
  • 25. HarrySong – Harrison Tare Okiri – March 30, 1981
  • 26. Sound Sultan –
  • 27. Runtown – Douglas Jack Agu – August 19, 1989
  • 28. Small Doctor – Temitope Adekunle – October 19, 1996
  • 29. Oritse Femi – Oritsefemi Majemite Ekele – January 5, 1985
  • 30. Lil Kesh – Keshinro Ololade – March 14, 1995
  • 31. Falz – Folarin Falana – October 27, 1990 – Lagos
  • 32. Korede Bello – Korede Bello – February 29, 1996
  • 33. Reekado Banks – Ayoleyi Hanniel Solomon – December 1993
  • 34. Kiss Daniel – Anidugbe Oluwatobiloba Daniel – May 1, 1994
  • 35. Adekunle Gold – Adekunle Kosoko – January 28, 1987
  • 36. DJ Spinall – Sodamola Oluseye Desmond – June 2, 1984
  • 37. Sean Tizzle – Morihanfen Oluwaseun Oluwabamidele – December 15, 1989
  • 38. Mr. Eazi – Oluwatosin Oluwole Ajibade – July 19, 1991
  • 39. Burnaboy – Burna Boy – July 2, 1991
  • 40. Timi Dakolo – Timi Dakolo – January 20, 1981
  • 41. Ycee – Oludemilade Martin Alejo – January 29, 1993
  • 42. Skales – Raoul John Njeng-Njeng – April 1, 1991
  • 43. Simi – Simisola Bolatito Ogunleye – April 19, 1988
  • 44. Dija – Hadiza Blell –
  • 45. Waje – Aituaje Iruobe – September 1, 1980
  • 46. Orezi – Esegine Allen – March 28, 1986
  • 47. Sheyi Shay – Oluwaseyi Odedere – December 21, 1985
  • 48. Praiz – Praise Ugbede Adejo – March 8, 1984
  • 49. Mayorkun – Adewale Mayowa Emmanuel – March 24, 1994
  • 50. Niniola – Niniola Apata – December 15, 1986
  • 51. Maleek Berry – Maleek Shoyebi – August 11, 1987
  • 52. Aramide – Aramide Sarumoh – June 22, 1985

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Updated: October 18, 2017 — 2:15 am

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  1. #P-Square are always at the Top & Will always be at the Top…The Lord who had lifted them up will neva let them down…They really deserve to be there…No be mouth.

  2. i pray wizzy wil soon be at the top!

  3. Nice list. I’m happy to see Tiwa Savage on that list.

  4. Is this list the latest list of the year?

  5. That’s cool. Psquare on top!

  6. tiwa keep it up

  7. Wizkid good job

  8. I think Davido is more richer than wizkid in terms of money, so i kindly suggest that Davido should be as number six and wizkid as number seven or the google should do a proper research on it again because i think something is wrong somewhere

    1. @Danny, i guess you are davido papa account officer

  9. VALENTINE ALEX(EVA)

    WIZKID YOU ARE GOOD TO GO, I ASPIRE YOU, MUCH LOVE TO YOU MY BROTHER.

  10. how was this rated

  11. 2BABA YOU ARE THE BEST OF THE BEST MAY GOD KEEP TO LIFT YOU HIGHER AND ALSO ANSWER MY PRAYERS AMEN

  12. davido nice to hear that ?

  13. yeh thank God for what you are today

  14. dat’s gud P square on top fellow by D banj

  15. Nice one kip it up my boys

  16. Davido i thank God almighty for making you to reach to that extend , don worry one day you will be at the top

  17. Wow I like this list

  18. I am very glad to see 2face on that profile

  19. I am very glad to see 2face on that profile

  20. I thank for God for 2face

  21. Nice update

  22. fru fru grosso Bertrand

    Am happy to see davido at that position am sure he will go futher 2018 or 2019

  23. It seems the admin is An Igbo fellow how can u say Psquare is richer than wizkid and Davido?? No to mention Don Jazzy, Olamide

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