If you are a music lover, you will want to know the “Top ten richest musician in Nigeria 2019” of course these musicians are very talented, hardworking and each of them has their way of singing and performing on stage.
Do you want to know the Top ten richest musicians? Read below:-
10. Olamide-net worth N5 billion
Olamide Adedeji is popularly known as Olamide Badoo. He is a rising superstar of Nigerian hip-hop music. The singer was born on March 15th, 1989(36-years-old),In Bariga,Lagos state. He is known for recording most of his song in his native language,Yoruba. He came to limelight in 2010 when he released his single”Eni Duro”(Meaning,you won’t wait) and in 2011 his album’’Rapsodi”. The successful album was followed by the secong album”YBNL”, Depicting his record label(Yahoo boy no laptop).Which featured a few hit singles and they made him come to limelight in no time.
He has seven studio albums and is featured on one compilation recording. He has won many awards like NEA, at most prestigious Nigerian and African award ceremonies. Olamide net worth is about N5 billion, just a bit less than Phyno’s net worth. The rapper has three houses and several cars including Mercedes-Benz and some exotic cars.
9. Phyno-net worth N5.5 billion
Chibuzor Nelson Azubuike Popularly known as Phyno, meaning”Phenomenal”.The singer is indeed a great personality because he is gifted and also talented. He wanted to be a doctoe,pilot, he also played drums and piano.
He started started his career in 2003 and even moved to Lagos to have more knowledge. He is also a music producer for such well known musicians which are Timaya,Flavour,Mr Raw and some other artists.He was born in Enugu state,9 October 1986 making him 33 years.
The singer is also the founder of Penthouse record label.
8. Banky W-net worth N6 billion
Olubankole Wellington is better known as Banky W .Bankole Wellington is so talented ,he is not just known for singing,he also rap and act as well.
He was born on 27 march 1981(38 years) in New York,USA.The Wellingtons decided to relocate to Nigeria when Banky W was a child, he got his basic education in Nigeria later he returned to United state of America to get his higher education but after some time he returned to Nigeria and started his Musical career.
He began his musical career in 2002.Banky w performed on different events as a beginner.Banky w has released several albums. Banky W also founded EME records which he also help other artist like Wizkid.
He also act and play some roles in some Nigeria movies like the Wedding party,he also started his political career in 2018 where he ran for a certain post but was outran .From singing,political activities and filming earned him a whooping net worth of N6 billion.
7. Timaya-net worth N7 billion
Enitimi Alfred Odom,popularly known Timaya was born in Port Harcourt,River state, on August 15th, 1980. He started his musical career when he founded a musical group “Dem Mama Soldier” .In 2005, he began his solo career and released the debut album called “True Story”.It was followed by the next album”Gift and Grace” in 2008.After the release of his third studio album titled”De Rebirth”, Timaya rose to international recognition and prominenece.
He has about six albums and a lot of singles.He is refer to as Dancehall king of Nigeria because he is best known in the genre.He earned enough money to buy a huge house and some exotic cars.Earning a whooping sum of N7 billion which was why he was among the “Top ten richest musicians in Nigeria 2019”.
6. Peter Okoye and Paul Okoye-net worth N8 billion each
Mentioning the top ten richest musicians in Nigeria,it is impossible to leave without giving attention to the Duo P-SQUARE created by Peter Okoye and Paul Okoye. The two brother has been on a split which causing them to change their names to “Rudeboy”,”Mr P”.
The two brothers were born on November 18th, 1981 in Jos, Plateau state.Peter and Paul created the extremely popular brand P-square which brought them to limelight until they decided to go separate ways.The brothers usually earn huge amounts of money when they performed together.it was gathered that they earned $150,000 each time they perform in Africa and they also had luxurious thigs in their possessions which consist of big houses,cars and a private.Being a musicians made them to be on list six among the “Top ten richest musicians in Nigeria 2019″.
5.2Baba(Tuface)-net worth N15 billion
Ujah Idibia popularly known as Tuface and 2Baba, takes the fifth list on the Top ten richest musicians in Nigeria.He was born on September 18th,1975,in Jos.Tuface started his musical career when he do perform at schools, and then at higher institution.He had to drop out from school in order to concentrate on his musical career.2Baba worked hard and currently,he is known as the Best Afripop musician.He released his first album in 2004 called”Face2Face” saw the world,he has released about six albums.His musical Talent brought him some awards like BET Award,MTV Europe Music Award,The headies award.His networth is estimated to N15billion.
4.Dbanj-net worth N16 billion
Oladapo Daniel Oyebanji best known as Dbanj was born on June 9th,1980,in Zaria,Kaduna State,He conjoin his name to be DBANJ which are Dapo and oyebanji.He has gotten many African,European and American Awards for his Afropop and R&B compositions mixed with pop motives as well as BEFFTA African legend Award. In 2016,he won the secondplace in T.I.N Magazine’s rating of Nigerian richest musicians,but since then,many young superstar moved to the fourth place in the Top ten richest musicians in Nigeria.He has released four studio albums,featured on two compilation albums.Dbanj gain a net worth estimated to N16 billion.
3.Don jazzy-net worth N17 billion
Micheal Collins Ajereh popularly known as Donjazzy became rich and famous through his musical talent,consistency and interactions with people.He was born on November 26th,1982 in Umuahia,Abia State. Donjazzy is the founder of Mo’hits records. It was founded due to collaboration with Dbanj. Don jazzy exited it and created another record label which is known as “Mavin Records”.Don Jazzy collaborated with some artiste such as Dr sid,Tiwa savage,Korede Bello,D’Prince,Di’ja,Rema and some other artiste.
Apart from singing amd producing,he also has profitable contract with Mtn and other companies.Earning him N17 billion making him third in the top ten richest musicians in Nigeria 2019.
2.Wizkid-net worth N19 billion
Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun,best known as Wizkid is a talented musician.He was born in Surulere,Lagos State, on July 16th,1990. He released a collaboration album at the age of 11 with the group “Glorious five”, which was formed by him and some friends in a church. He was also signed to EME,Banky W’s Record label which he left to create his own record label known as “Starboy Entertainment”.
Wizkid came to limelight with the release of “Holla at your boy”, the song from his debut album”Superstar” in 2010.Later,he has released several albums and a hit song with a Drake,the song was featured in Guinness world Records.Therefore, Wizkid became the first Afrobeat musician whose name was featured in the book.He also has a lot of endorsement deals with some organization like Glo and Pepsi.Making him the second in the Top ten richest musicians in Nigeria 2019.
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1.Davido(OBO)-net worth N30 billion
David Adeleke is the richest Musician in Nigeria and he is best known as Davido.He was born on November 21st,1992 in Atlanta,the United State, but his family is Nigerian.After the release of his debut record”Omo Baba Olowo” which featured some hit singles,Davido gained prominence in Nigeria and Africa. Since then,he has released countless singles which brought him fame,money and international recognition. He announced that he will be releasing another album titled”A Good Time”.
Davido has two beautiful daughters and a son: Aurora Imade Adeleke, whose mother is his former lover Sophie Momodu, and Hailey Veronica Adeleke,.He has already invested into several houses(one of them is located in the USA), and several cars like porche,Range Rover Sport and Chevrolet Camaro.
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