2. Black Coffee – $60 million
Black Coffee, whose real name is Nkosinathi Maphumulo, is South Africa’s richest musician and the second wealthiest in the continent of Africa. He has a net worth value of $60 million. He comes from KwaZulu-Natal but was raised in the Eastern Cape province.
He is a celebrated artist and a holder of numerous awards. While he may not be popular in West Africa, he rules in the South. In addition to that, he is also extremely popular abroad. His creativity appeals to fans that appreciate the electronic music genre.
He began his career in 1995 and released 5 albums under his own label. He made significant growth steps in 2004 when he was chosen for Red Bull Music Academy held in Cape Town. In 2005, he won the “Breakthrough DJ Of The Year” award at the DJ Awards in Ibiza.