Who is the richest Nigeria musician?
It will probably not be a stretch to say Nigeria is the music hub of Africa because of the number of talented and famous musicians Nigeria churns out practically every year.
They have put Nigeria on the map and Africa on the world map for their music and we are grateful to them.
They are also making a lot of money as well but some are richer than some, as expected.
Have you ever wondered if your favourite artiste made it to the 2020 list of the Nigerian richest artistes? Sit back; sip your drink while you read through.
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1. Wizkid (IG: @wizkidayo)
Wizkid was born on July 16th, 1990 in Surulere, Lagos State, as Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun. His current net worth is $20 million and some of his hits include Holla at your boy, Ojuelegba, Joro, Fever, Come Closer, Energy.
2. Davido (IG: @davidoofficial)
American born Nigerian artiste, David Adedeji Adeleke, was born on 21st November 1992. He is worth $19 million and some of his popular hits are Aye, Assurance, If, Fia, Skelewu and so on.
3. Don Jazzy (IG: @donjazzy)
Micheal Collins Ajereh, well known as Don Jazzy, was born on November 26th, 1982 in Abia State. His current net worth is 18.5 million and as a producer, he produced hit albums such as No Long Thing by D’Banj and Korede Bello’s Belloved.
4. Burna Boy (IG: @burnaboygram)
Burna Boy was born on July 2nd, 1991 in Rivers, Nigeria as Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu. His current net worth is $17 million. He is popularly known for hits such as Anybody, Ja Ara e.
5. 2Baba (IG: @official2baba)
Innocent Ujah Idibia, well known as 2baba, was born on September 18th, 1975. His current net worth is $16 million and he is well known with hits such as Enter The Place, African Queen, If Love is a Crime, Nfana Ibaga.
Olamide Badoo, as he is popularly hailed by his fans, was born as Olamide Adedeji on March 15th, 1989. His current net worth is $12 million and his famous hits include Eni Duro, Melo Melo, Do bo, Shakiti Bobo, Motigbana, Pawon.
7. Phyno (IG: @phynofino)
Phyno was born in Enugu State, Nigeria on October 9th, 1986 as Chinuzoi Nelson Azubuike. He is currently worth $11 million and he is known for hits like Fada Fada, The Bag, Ride For You.
8. Timaya (IG: @timayatimaya)
The Port–Harcourt born artiste, Inetimi Alfred Odum, popularly referred to as Timaya, was born on August 15th, 1980. He is currently worth $10.5 million and his famous hit songs are Pull Up, Balance, Plantain Boy, I Can’t Kill Myself.
9. Peter and Paul Okoye
The twins, initially referred to as “P-Square”, currently go by Mr P and Rudeboy. They were born on November 18th, 1981, in Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria. They are currently worth $10 million and some of their hits are Beautiful Onyinye, Chop My Money, Alingo, E No Easy, Do Me, No One Like You.
10. Flavour N’abana (IG: @2niteflavour)
Chinedu Okoli, popularly known as “Flavour”, was born on the 23rd of November, 1983 in Enugu State, Nigeria. His current net worth is $9.5 million and his famous hit songs include Nwa Baby, Most High, Sexy Rosey, Ada Ada.
11. Tiwa Savage (IG: @tiwasavage)
Tiwa Savage was born on February 5th, 1980 in Ikeja, Lagos State, as Tiwatope Savage. Her current net worth is $9 million and she has maintained the playlist of global music charts with hits such as Eminado, My Darlin, 49-99, All Over.
12. Banky W (IG: @bankywellington)
The American born Nigerian artiste, Banky W, was born on the 27th of March, 1981 in the United States of America as Olubankole Wellington. He is currently worth $8.5 million and his famous hits are Yes/No, Love you Baby, Umbrella, Heaven, Made For You.
13. Tekno ( IG: @teknoofficial)
Augustine Miles Kelechi, popularly identified as “Tekno” was born on December 17th, 1992 in Bauchi State, Nigeria. His current net worth is $8 million and he rose to stardom with hits such as Duro, Rara, Yawa, Jogodo, Green Light, Don’t Jealous Me.
14. Yemi Alade (IG: @yemialade)
Songstress Yemi Alade was born as Yemi Eberechi Alade on 13th March 1989 in Abia State, Nigeria. She stepped into the limelight after she won the Peak Talent Show in 2009 and she has remained in the limelight ever since with hits such as Johnny, Africa, Na Gode, Tumbum, Kissing, and Ferrari.
15. KCee ( IG: iam_kcee)
Popular Nigerian artiste, KCee, was born in Lagos State on the 18th of April, 1979 as Kingsley Chinweike Okonkwo. His net worth is $5 million. Kcee’s most popular hits include: Limpopo, Pull Over, Feel It, Alkayida, Isee.
16. Teni (IG: @tenientertainer)
Big, bold and beautiful Teni, was born on December 12, 1992, in Lagos State, as Teniola Apata. She is currently worth $4 million and some of her hit songs include Case, Uyo Meyo, Power Rangers, Askamaya, Billionaire, Fargin.
17. Kizz Daniel (IG: @iamkizzdaniel)
The popular Nigerian artiste was formerly known as “kiss Daniel” but changed his name to “Kizz Daniel” in 2018. His birth name is Oluwatobiloba Daniel Anidugbe and was born on the 1st of May, 1994 in Ogun State, Nigeria. He is currently worth $3 million and his popular hits are Madu, Poko, Woju, Mama, Laye, No Do.
18. D’banj (IG: @iambangalee)
Popularly known by his monicker, ‘Koko master’, D’banj was born as Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo on the 9th of June, 1980 in Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria. His current net worth is $2 million and some of his famous hits are fall in love, It’s not a lie, Igwe, Emergency, Issa banger, and Shake It.
19. M.I Abaga (IG: @mi_abaga)
M.I Abaga was born on October 4th, 1981 in Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria, where he was named Jude Abaga. His current net worth is $2million. Famous hits include One Naira, Your father, Bad Belle and Anoti.
20. Duncan Mighty (IG:@ duncanmighty)
Duncan Wene Mighty Okechukwu, popularly known as Duncan Mighty, was born in Port–Harcourt, Nigeria on October 28th, 1983. His recent net worth is $1.8 million and few of his most popular hits are Fake love, Ako Na Uche, I don’t give a shot and Hand of Jesus.