The list was compiled by EAFEED, and woah! to come to think of it that Shatta Wale didn’t make it into the list? However, one should take it with a pinch of salt, the list of musicians here and their wealth cannot be verified.
1. AKON – $84 million
Aliaume Damala Badara Akon Thiam (globally known 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 about $84 million.
2. Black Coffee – $62.8 million
Nkosinathi Inno Maphumulo, 44, is a South African musician who has made a name for himself, particularly in international markets. He is also one of South Africa’s wealthiest DJs. 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 record label ‘Starboy Entertainment.’ He has worked with major artists such as Drake on One Dance and Beyonce on Brown Skin Girl. Wizkid was inducted into the Guiness World Book of Records in 2018 as the first African Afrobeats artist. His current net worth is estimated to be around $21 million.
4. Davido – $19 million
David Adedeji Adeleke, better known as Davido, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, and record producer who is 27 years old. He is also the owner of the ‘DMW Record’ record label. 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 to be around $19 million.
5. Don Jazzy – $18.5 million
Michael Collins Ajereh, aka Don Jazzy, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, and actor who is 37 years old. He is the co-founder of Mo’Hits Records with D’Banj and the founder of Mavin Records. He has won the ‘Producer of the Year’ award four times in a row. His current net worth is estimated to be $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 management of Universal Music Group. Her current net worth is estimated to be around $9 million.
8. Banky W – $8.1 million
Olubankole Wellington, also known as Banky W, is a Nigerian singer and producer who is 29 years old. He is Empire Mates Entertainment’s king (EME). He is well-known for his distinctive R&B music. His net worth is currently $8.1 million.
9. Sarkodie – $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 reputable fashion line called ‘Sark Clothing.’ His current net worth is approximately $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 United States. Her current net worth is estimated to be $6.14 million.