Top 10 Nigerian musician– Mansions, fast cars, and Pieces of jewelry costs a hefty penny nowadays. A musician must typically succeed outside of the microphone if he/she ever hope to make it into the 9-digit bank account territory. The richest musician which we know today never started at the top. Mostly, their stories started down with a low and poor live in the ghettos while they grow up in poverty. Most of them fought hard to move their way to the top from a humble beginning. However, if you look at their lives today, these guys are already living a life of luxury. It is quite common to see them hanging out wearing a gold chain. These money-making machines have fancy homes and cars as well as flashy lives. and for this most Nigerians argue about the richest musicians in Nigeria.
This list shows the Top 10 Nigerian musician in early 2017.
P-Square are a Nigerian R&B duo of identical twin brothers Peter Okoye and Paul Okoye, They make a lot of money from their album sales, endorsement deals, shows, and tours. Reports have it that the twin brothers charge about 8million Naira per show and because of their strong Fan base, they often attend to a whole lot of shows both international and within Nigeria. Because of their popularity, and several won awards, they sign endorsement deals on daily basis. They have several exquisite cars and great mansions all around the world and their estimated net worth is N15 billion.
Michael Collins Ajereh, better known as Don Jazzy, he set up Mavin Records on May 8, 2012, The label is home to recording artists such as Tiwa Savage, Iyanya, Dr. SID, D’Prince, Di’Ja, Reekado Banks, Korede Bello, Johnny Drille, Poe, and the DNA Twins. Don Jazzy signed endorsement deals with Samsung and Loya Milk after the establishment of Mavin Records, and he has won so many awards. According to recent Forbes’ list of the most powerful celebrity in Africa, Don Jazzy was rated as the 36th. His estimated net worth is N6.5 billion.
Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo known by his stage name D’banj is known to be the 3rd richest Musician in Nigeria. He has won several music awards, including the awards for Best African Act at the MTV Europe Music Awards 2007, Artist of the Year at the MTV Africa Music Awards 2009, Best International Act: Africa at the 2011 BET Awards, and Best-selling African Artist at the 2014 World Music Awards, Evolution award at the 2015 MTV Africa Music awards. In December 2012 D’banj signed a mega deal with Sony. With D’banj’s first album came to his first endorsement from an energy drink called Power Fist, In May 2013, D’banj was named the Bank of Industry (BOI) ambassador 2013, D’banj re-signed a multi-million Naira deal with Globacom, the company he parted ways with in 2010. In June 2014 D’Banj Secures Deal With Heritage Bank. In October 2014, D’banj was named the official African ambassador for Beats by Dre. In February 2015, D’banj was named the official African ambassador for Ciroc Nigeria. In an exclusive story on Tush Magazine Issue 11, Banky W and Dbanj shed more lights on how they became Ciroc Ambassadors. In September 2015, D’banj was made the brand ambassador of SLOT, a popular mobile phone, and electronic gadget retail outfit, His estimated net worth is N5 billion.
Nigerian multi-award winning hip-hop singer, songwriter and Hypertek Records boss, Innocent ‘2face’ Idibia makes his money from shows and endorsement deals with top brands of the country. He is known as a marketable musician in Nigeria. He has houses and cars all around the globe, His Networth is N4.5 billion
David Adedeji Adeleke is an outstanding musician popularly known as Davido, he is a hit singer. Davido was not born in an ordinary family. His parents Elder Delhi Adeleke, and Veronika Adeleke are one of the richest people in Nigeria, he was born with a silver spoon. he is also a hard worker. Davido once claimed in his song that he had N30 billion in his account. He is presently signed with world music giants SONY records, and he’s one among the few Nigerian musicians with international recognition.
This is a young Nigerian musician who has made it big, he has done some international collaboration and is currently in partnership with SONY Records and he is also the boss of STARBOY Record label. He is a numerous award winner and was recently nominated for the Grammy Awards 2017. He has so many endorsement deals both international and within Nigeria, he owns mansions around the globe.
Chinedu Okoli better known by his stage name Flavour N’abania or simply Flavour. Flavour has bagged numerous endorsement deals, he is the brand ambassador for Flat tummy tea a weight loss company, he is also the brand ambassador of Nigeria Breweries Life Beer and Energy Drink Bullet. He also has an endorsement with telecommunications giant MTN Nigeria.
Nigerian singer, rapper and actor Oluwabankole Wellington better known under the stage name Banky W is number 8 spot of Forbes list of the Top 10 Nigerian musician for the year 2017. He is the brand ambassador of Etisalat and Samsung Mobile for the West African region and also has a multi-million naira deal with Ciroc.
He is the co-owner of Made Men Music Group alongside his manager Ubi Franklin, a record label housing artists such as Tekno, Selebobo, and Baci. He has endorsement deals with MTN, Zinox computer group, Solo phone, etc. His estimated net worth is N1.8 Billion.
Inetimi Alfred Odon better known by his stage name Timaya is a very recognized artist in the Nigerian music industry. In 2011, Timaya was appointed a Peace Ambassador by the Interreligious and International Federation for World Peace (IIFWP). He was endorsed Globacom as their brand ambassador after Wizkid’s contract with the telecommunications giant ended. He is also a brand ambassador to Hennessey X. O. Cognac. His net worth is N1.1 billion
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