Meet the top 10 famous Nigerian musicians and also know their respective net worth. Nigeria is blessed with so many musicians who are popular both in Nigeria and in diaspora. Each year, the list of famous musicians in Nigeria keep on increasing. The have proved to their fans and all lovers of music that talent can be found anywhere.
There list are endless, but we decided to write about those who caught our attention.
Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, known by the stage name Wizkid, is among the young talented musicians in Nigeria. Wizkid who started his music career as early as 11 years old became popular after he released one of his albums “Holla at your boy” in 2010. He has collaborated with international artists such as Drake, Chris Brown, Beyonce etc. He has been reckoned as the first Afrobeat artist to appear in Guinness World Records in 2018. He has an estimated net worth of $20 million.
2. Burna Boy
Damini Ebonuoluwa Ogulu known by the stage Burna Boy, is among the fast rising and popular Nigerian musician both locally and internationally. He gained prominence after releasing his single, “Like to party” in 2012. Burna Boy has other popular music like “Outside”, ” Yawa dey”, Tonight ” etc. In the year 2019, Burna Boy made a history by winning the Best International Act at the 2019 Bet BET Awards. He has a rumoured estimated net worth of $10 million.
David Adedeji Adeleke popularly known by the stage name, Davido is a musician who has become a household name in the Music industry. Some of his most popular songs are; “Dani duro”, ” Omo Baba olowo”, “Gobe”, ” Skelewu” etc. He has collaborated with international artist, Meek Mill, in his song titled “Fans mi”. In November, 2017 Davido became more popular and famous after winning the Best African Act at the MOBO awards. He is among the richest musicians with an estimated net worth of $24 million.
4. Tiwa Savage
Tiwatope Savage, popularly known by the stage name, Tiwa Savage, is among Nigerian famous musicians who has proved to all and sundry that an African woman can still go places with her music career. Though already singing in London where she was living, Tiwa came back to Nigeria and joined the Mavin’s record label in 2012. She is known for her popular singles such as; “Once upon a time”, ” Olorun mi”, “Eminado”, ” Red”, “Kele Kele love”, ” Sugar cane ” etc. She has also won the MTV Europe Music Award for Best African Act. Tiwa has an estimated net worth of $8 million.
Olamide Adedeji professionally known as Olamide or Olamide Baddo is a Nigerian musician who became popular for his love of singing very well mostly in his native tongue, “Yoruba”. He has popular songs such as; ” First of all”, “Stupid Love” “illuminati”, ” Durusoke”,”Yemi my lover” etc. He has won Nigerian Entertainment award and also Headies Award. Olamide has an estimated net worth of $9 million.
Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo popularly known by the stage name, D’banj, kokomaster or Bangelee is a well known figure in the Nigerian Music industry. D’banj is among the richest musician in Nigeria who become more popular after releasing his hit single, ” Oliver Twist” in 2012 with Don Jazzy His other singles include; “No long thing”, “Rundown funk u up”, ” The king has come” etc. He has won several awards, some are; Best African Act at the MTV Europe music Award, Best International African Act at the 2011 Bet Music award, etc. His net worth is estimated at $40 million.
Innocent Ujah Idibia professionally known as 2Baba, Tuface or 2Face Idibia is among the musicians in Nigeria who has taken their music career across Africa to other parts of the world. Tuface became popular after releasing his first single, “Face 2 Face”. He later released other hit singles such as; “Grass to grace”,” One love “, his debut single,” African queen”, “Enter the place” etc. He has one several awards including; World Music Award, MOBO Awards, KORA Award, AFRIMA Award, MTV Europe Music Award etc. He has an estimated net worth of $22.5 million.
8. Don Jazzy
Popular Nigerian music producer, singer and songwriter, Michael Collins Ajereh popularly known by the stage name Don Jazzy is always among the “A” rated musicians in Nigeria. The Mavin’s record label boss has a lot of hit singles, collaboration albums which made waves all credit to his name. He is among the richest musicians in Nigeria, having won several awards such as; Nigerian music Award as the best producer of the year, Headies Award, City people entertainment Award etc. Some of his hit singles are; “Fall in love”, ” Olorun maje”, “Scape goat”, ” Oliver twist” etc. He has an estimated net worth of $100 million.
9. Yemi Alade
Yemi Eberechi Alade professionally known as Yemi Alade is among the female Nigerian musicians who has gained prominence in the Music industry. The Afropop singer became more popular with her hit single “Johnny”. Since then, she has continued to trend both in Africa and beyond. Some of her singles are; ” Ghen Ghen Love”, “Fimisile”, ” Africa ” etc. She has won the Best female in MTV music Award two times. She has an estimated net worth of $5 million.
Hadiza Blell popularly known by the stage name, Di’ ja is an Afopop and Afrobeat singer and songwriter. She is signed to Mavin’s record label and also known as “Doro princess”. She has a lot of popular collaborated albums and also singles. Some of her hit singles are; ” Awww”, “Rock steady”, “Omotena” and “Dorobucci” “Adaobi” which is a collaboration album. She has one the Beat music Award as the Best new Artist. She has an estimated net worth of $400 million.
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