Recently, the list from the top 10 wealthiest musicians in Nigeria 2017 Forbes was published. However, these musicians have got other investments apart from their particular musical profession, these richest Nigerian musicians are actually veterans inside the entertainment market. [See Also 7 Nigerian Entertainers Who Broke The Guiness World Records]
Millitime presents to you the top 10 Richest Musicians in Nigeria
10. Timaya – Net worth N1.1 billion
Timaya is much like a big cat in his personal Jungle and he needs to be named among the foremost flourishing musicians to recover from the Niger-Delta. All his videos on YouTube have got a mixed number of 20+ million views. He lately lost his Instagram accounts due to cyber-terrorist and in just one week received almost all his followers back again. That really show how much his fans just like and enjoy him. He could be worth a remarkable sum of N1. you billion.
9. Iyanya – Net worth N1.8 billion
Iyanya has shown that a lot can occur in a short time. 3 years ago he won the MTN Project fame. He went ahead to be one of the biggest music stars inside the Nigerian music industry. The Yudala ambassador is worth a whooping sum of N1.8 billion.
8. Banky W – Fortune N2.3 billion
Taking the number 8 spot of Forbes set of the Top 15 richest performers in Nigeria for the entire year of 2017 is Banky W. He is the CEO in the popular Nigerian Music Record Label EME. In addition to that, Banky was the brand ambassador of Etisalat now known as 9mobile and is the brand ambassador of Samsung korea Mobile intended for the Western African area and also has a multi-million naira deal with Ciroc. 7.
7. Flavour – N2.5 billion
Chinedu Okoli, who is commonly called Flavor isn’t just Nigeria’s ruler of latest highlife music. His fame operates through the African region. He has been offered many endorsement offers, a significant one is with NBC (Nigerian Breweries Company). The vocalist is appreciated at an approximated net worth of N2.5bn Naira.
6. Wizkid – Net Worth, N2.1 billion.
Just as he is known ‘Wizkid, ‘ this young Nigerian artist has in fact made it big in the Nigerian music sector. He is presently in partnership with VOLVO Records and he is likewise the manager of STARBOY Record label. He has won several top music awards and was recently nominated for the Grammy awards 2017.
5. Davido – Net worth N2. 9 billion.
David Adedeji Adeleke typically known as Davido is one of the greatest musicians inside the Nigerian music industry right now. He is currently signed with world music giants FIAT records, and he’s one amongst the few Nigerian music players with worldwide recognition.
4. Innocent “2Face” Idibia – Net worth N4. 5billion.
This is the living legend in the Nigerian music industry. 2face makes his money coming from shows and endorsement works with top brands on the country. Definitely he is probably the most marketable soloists in Nigeria at the moment. The spot in this ten most wealthy list of Nigerian musicians 2017 is very well merited for 2Face Idibia.
3. D’Banj – Net Worth N5 billion
The Koko Master is definitely the third billionaire musician in Nigeria at this time. He creates his cash from displays and trips around the globe because of the fact he is a very strong marketable brand. Dbanj has also signed top recommendation deals that have fetched him money in recent times.
2 . Don Jazzy – Net worth N6.5 billion
Don Jazzy is one of the top Music Producers inside the Federal Republic of Nigeria at the moment. He is the richest music producer in Nigeria currently in 2017. He is as well the employer of the Best record label, MAVIN RECORDS, that has stars such as Iyanya, Korede Bello, Tiwa Savage and Di’ja dealing in the brand. He’s reported to charge regarding N500,000 to produce a track which clarifies how he makes his money.
1. P-Square – Net worth N15 billion
The twin duet P-Square deserves the top spot right this 2017 listing of the richest musicians in Nigeria. They make lots of money from their recording sales, validation deals, displays, and travels. Media reviews state that P-Square charges up to 8 Mil Naira per every show plus they appear in a lot of shows annually which should help you to imagine all their estimated total annual earnings. It could be recalled that they won the KORA prizes for Best African Artiste back in 2010 which usually came with a mouthwatering a hundred and fifty Million Naira. These wealthiest Nigerian music artists and bands have constructed a strong following which has provided them that much-needed promotion not just in Nigeria yet globally. Their recognition has offered them the series of accolades and because of that they sign endorsement bargains on a daily basis.