The list was compiled by EAFEED, and woah! to think about that Shatta Wale didn’t make the list? However, it should be treated with caution, the list of musicians here and their wealth are not verifiable.
1. AKON – $ 84 million
Aliaume Damala Badara Akon Thiam (known worldwide as Akon) is actually Senegalese. He has worked with artists such as T-Pain, Snoop Dogg, Lady Gaga and the late Michael Jackson. His current net worth is approximately $ 84 million.
2. Black Coffee – $ 62.8 million
Nkosinathi Inno Maphumulo, 44, is a South African musician who has made a name for himself primarily in international markets. He is also one of the richest DJs in South Africa. Black Coffee is the richest musician in South Africa and the second richest musician in Africa with a current net worth of $ 62.8 million.
3. Wizkid – $ 21 million
Wizkid, aka Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, is a 29-year-old Nigerian singer and songwriter who owns the Starboy Entertainment record label. He has worked with notable artists such as Drake on One Dance and Beyonce on Brown Skin Girl. Wizkid became the first African Afrobeats artist to be included in the Guiness World Book of Records in 2018. His current net worth is estimated at around $ 21 million.
4. Davido – $ 19 million
David Adedeji Adeleke, better known as Davido, is a 27-year-old Nigerian singer, songwriter and record producer. He is also the owner of the record label ‘DMW Record’. He has won numerous awards including African Artist of the Year at the Ghana Music Awards and Music Video of the Year at the Ben TV Awards. His current net worth is estimated at around $ 19 million.
5. Don Jazzy – $ 18.5 million
Michael Collins Ajereh, aka Don Jazzy, is a 37-year-old Nigerian singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, and actor. He is co-founder of Mo’Hits Records with D’Banj and founder of Mavin Records. He was named “Producer of the Year” four times in a row. His current net worth is estimated at $ 18.5 million.
6. Rudeboy – $ 16.5 million
Paul Okoye is a 38-year-old Nigerian singer, dancer and songwriter who was a member of the P-Square Band with his twin brother Peter.
7. Tiwa Savage – $ 9 million
Tiwatope Savage, 40, is a Nigerian singer, composer, songwriter, and writer. She is currently under the direction of the Universal Music Group. Her current net worth is estimated at around $ 9 million.
8. Banky W – $ 8.1 million
Olubankole Wellington, also known as Banky W, is a 29-year-old Nigerian singer and producer. He is the king of Empire Mates Entertainment (EME). He is known for his distinctive R&B music. His net worth is currently $ 8.1 million.
9. Sarcody – $ 7.2 million
Michael Owusu Addo is a rapper, songwriter and businessman from Ghana. He is the owner of the ‘Sarkcess Music Record Label’. He also has a respected clothing line called ‘Sark Clothing’. His net worth is currently around $ 7.2 million.
10. Tinashe – $ 6.14 million
Tinashe Jorgensen Kachingwe, a Zimbabwean-American singer, dancer, songwriter, actress, and record producer, is 27 years old. She was recently named “Music Artist of the Year” at the Zimbabwe Achievers Awards in the USA. Her current net worth is estimated at $ 6.14 million.