Nigerian has produced some of the best and richest musicians in Africa as music continue to pay heavily in Nigeria for the past 15 years. No wonder, average Nigerian youths have come to see music as one of the quickest means to wealth and fame. Why not! When a good number of artists have risen from nothing to something over a short period of time, enjoying the wealth that can only be imagined by their peers. The question is Who is the richest among these musicians and how much are their net worth? Before you read, I want you to have these in mind
Net Worth does not necessarily mean the amount of money you have in the bank. It is how much you are worth as an asset base on your works, your achievements, investments, and popularity. So, when we talk about the richest musicians in Nigeria, you need to understand that some of the artistes mentioned may not have the said amount of money in the bank.
2. Album/music sells is not the only means musicians make money. They make much more money from – YouTube Partnership Advertising Program, Loyalties, ringtones, concerts, sponsorship, endorsements, and appearances.
These were factored into this rating to come up with this robust, time-tested ranking of richest musicians in Nigeria. The best, the original, and the most accurate ranking you can find anywhere on the internet.
3. This list is dynamic – it changes from time to time. Someone who is on this list today may not be on it tomorrow.
4. If you have an objection, state it in a civil manner, utilizing the comment system below.
I present to you the top 20 richest musicians in Nigeria and their estimated net worth. Like I said before, this list is the most detailed and most accurate you can find anywhere. Far more comprehensive than Forbes net worth. Enjoy and make a comment!
10. Timaya [$5.5 million]
Timaya’s vocal power is unmatched in the industry. He is one one the best and probably the most successful music star ever come out of the Niger Delta area, far more successful than Daniel Wilson and others. He is truly the “Egberi Papa 1 of Bayelsa”.
One of his hit track “Sanko” has surpassed 5million views. While his biggest hit “Bum Bum” featuring Sean Paul has already grossed over 16 million on YouTube. Timaya net worth is $5.5 million