Do you know who the top ten musicians in Nigeria are?
A while ago the short list of top 10 richest musician in Nigeria for the year 2017 was released by Forbes to the world. In this write-up, we will answer provide useful response the question “ who is the richest musician in Nigeria”? meanwhile all this Nigerian musicians presently have one business investment or the other running together with their musical career, the actual fact remains that these rich artist are Top artist in the entertainment industry.
Top 10 richest musician in Nigeria
- Timaya-Net worth N1.1 billion
Timaya is know to be a veteran in is own territory and has to be recognized as one of the foremost reigning musician to ever come out of Niger-Delta part of Nigeria. As a matter of fact, he has over 20 million views combined from all his videos on Youtube. He just added a gigantic mansion to his name early this year. to make it sweet, he lost his Instagram account to hackers and in less that a week he got almost all his followers back on his new account. This shows how much his fans wants and adore him. His net worth is massive sum of N1.1 billion.
- 9. Iyanya- Net worth N1.8 Billion
Iyanya story is an inspiration to everyone, it shows that a lot can happen to people in a very short period of time. Three years after he won MTN project fame. He has ever since then become one of the biggest music stars in the Nigeria Music industry. His worth an huge sum of N1.8 billion.
Banky W- Net worth N2.3 Billion
Banky W is currently the CEO of the Popular Music Record Label in Nigeria named EME. Talking about number 8 spot of 2017 Forbes list of top 10 richest musician in Nigeria, lets talk about Banky W.
Furthermore, he is the brand ambassador of Etisalat and Samsung mobile for the West African region and also has won a multi-millionaire deal with Ciroc.
- Flavour – Net worth N2.5 billion
Chinedu Okoli, who is popularly known as Flavour isn’t only Nigeria’s king of latest highlife music. His star shines through the continent. He has won several endorsement deals, a well known one is with NBC (Nigerian Breweries Company). The singer net worth is summed to be N2.5 Billion Naira.
- Wizkid – Net Worth N2.8 billion
In line with his name ‘Wizkid,’ this young Nigerian musical celebrity has actually made it big in the Nigerian music industry. He is currently partnering with SONY Records and he is also the boss of STARBOY Record label. He has won numerous top awards and was recently nominated for the Grammy Awards 2017.
- Davido – Net worth N2.9 billion
David Adedeji Adeleke Also known as Davido is one of the veteran musicians in the Nigerian music industry currently. He is presently signed with world music giants SONY records, and he’s one among the few Nigerian musicians with international recognition.
- 2Face Idibia- Net Worth N4.5 billion
This is the living legend of the Nigerian music industry. He makes his money from shows and endorsement deals with top brands of the country. By far he is one of the most marketable musicians in Nigeria at the moment. The number four spot on this prime ten richest list of Nigerian musicians 2017 is well merited for 2Face Idibia with sum of 4.5 billion Net worth.
- D’banj – Net Worth N5 billion
The Koko Master is the third richest musician in Nigeria at the moment. He makes his money from shows and tours around the globe due to the fact he is a really strong marketable brand. He has also signed top endorsement deals which have fetched him money in recent years.
- Don Jazzy – Net Worth N5.5 billion
Don Jazzy is one among the top Music Producers in the Federal Republic of Nigeria at the moment. He is the richest music producer in Nigeria for the year 2017. He is also the boss of the Top record label, MAVIN, which has stars like Iyanya, Korede Bello, Tiwa Savage and Di’ja working with the brand. He is reported to charge about N500,000 to produce a song which explains how he makes his money.
- P-square- Net Worth N15 billion
The twin duo PSquare takes the top spot on this 2017 listing of the Nigeria richest musicians. They make a lot of money from their album sales, endorsement deals, shows, and tours. Media reports state that P-Square charges as high as 8 Million Naira per show and they appear in a large number of shows yearly which should help you imagine their estimated annual earnings.
It can be recalled that they won the KORA awards for Best African Artiste in the year 2010 which came with a mouthwatering 150 Million Naira. These richest Nigerian musicians have built a strong fan base which has given them that much-needed publicity not just in Nigeria but globally. They are highly respected in the Nigerian music industry.
Their popularity has given them the series of awards and because of this they sign endorsement deals on a daily basis.
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