Don Jazzy Now Tops The Richest Musicians In Nigeria 2019
Ever wondering who is the Richest musician in nigeria? or are you a lover of Nigerian music and you want to keep tab of the top 10 richest musicians in Nigeria 2019? then this post is for you.
These Nigerian musicians make their money through diverse means. Some of these means includes endorsement deals, album/music sales, music show and lots more.
The networth of these Nigerian musicians are coined from the total wealth of the musician’s gig fees, endorsements deals and other feasible investments by these artists in the past 12 months.
If you scroll down a little bit i will show you the richest musicians in Nigeria 2019, the richest musician in Nigeria top 10 list is according to FORBES
Starting from number 10 on Top 10 Richest Musicians In Nigeria 2019 list
10. Olamide (Badoo)
- Net worth $8.9 million (₦3.2 billion)
- Recent Age(2019) – 30 Years (15 March 1989)
- Record Label – YBNL Nation
Olamide Adedeji who is known as (Olamide or Badoo) is a Nigerian born rapper and singer who is an indigenous singer/rapper – Yoruba.
After his successful hit in 2010 by Eniduro Olamide rose to fame in becoming one of the richest musician in Nigeria 2019
He is one of the richest musician in nigeria 2019 and the 10th richest artist on this list.
9. Banky W
- Networth (Forbes) – $9.7 Million
- Recent Age(2019) – 38 Million (27 March 1981)
- Record Label – Empire Mates Entertainment (EME)
Mr. Olubankole Wellington who is well known with his stage name Banky W, is a Nigerian based singer, rapper, actor and also a politician,film producer, event host, public speaker amongst others.
Before he ventured into politics, Banky W was and still is a singer, brand influencer and ambassador for various top brands like 9Mobile(formerly Etisalat), Samsung, Uber, and other top notch brands that fetches him cool cash.
Banky W is is happily married to a popular Nigerian actress and model – Adesuwa Etomi.
8. Timaya (dem mama soldier)
- Networth (Forbes) – $13 Million
- Recent Age(2019) – 38 Years(15 August 1980)
- Record Label – Dem Mama(DM) Records
Nigerian legendary music star which his real name is Enitimi Alfred Odom who’s stage name is Timaya is one of the richest musicians in Nigeria 2019 and the 8th richest nigerian musician on our list today.
Timaya aka dem mama soldier/egberi papa has an estimated networth of over $13 Million and 4.6 Billion when converted to naira due to his high-profit endorsement deals signed with top brands operating in Nigeria. Some of these brands include Nigerian TeleCo, Glo and Cognac brand – Hennessy Nigeria PLC e.t.c.
Timaya charges an estimated amount of 8 Million Naira to perform at a show/event that’s huge.
7.2Face Idibia (2Baba)
- Networth (Forbes) – $16.2 Million
- Recent Age(2019) – 43 Years (18 September 1975)
- Record Label – Hypertek Digital
Innocent Ujah Idibia known for his stage name 2Baba is a highly respected Nigerian singer, songwriter, record producer and entrepreneur who is based in Lagos state, Nigeria.
With over 15 years of active participation in the Nigerian music industry, it is no surprise that he makes it to our list of the top 10 richest musicians in Nigeria and earning the 5th spot on the list.
2Baba also has a huge amount and variety of top notch endorsement deals with various top brands in Nigeria and internationally. Some of these brands include Glo, Campari, Guinness, and many more others.
He is also owns some hotels called Rumours Nite Club which is both in Lagos and Ikeja.
6. Paul Okoye (Rudeboy)
- Networth (Forbes) – $16.4 Million
- Recent Age(2019) – 37 Years (18 November 1981)
- Record Label – Rudeboy Records
Occupying the 7th spot on our list of the richest musicians in Nigeria 2019,is no other than the once P-Square Paul Okoye who is professionally known with his stage name Rudeboy or King Rudy. He is the other half of the Separated P-Square duo(the first being Peter Okoye – Mr. P).
With an estimated net worth of $13.7 billion, one can be pretty sure that Rudeboy is doing well even after split of the P-Square.
Rudeboy also has quite a number of sponsorship deals with various brands in Nigeria and abroad. He also embarks on shows in Nigeria, Europe, and America.
5. Peter Okoye (Mr. P)
- Networth (Forbes) – $16.5 Million
- Recent Age(2019) – 37 Years (18 November 1981)
- Record Label – P Classic Records
Woah look at what we have here,Although the all famous P-Square are no longer together but i think the twins are in for a competition as both are doing both fine in terms of music and record deals.
Peter Okoye with his stage name Mr. P is one of the richest artists in Nigeria with a fleet of cars, houses, investments.
Topping his Twin Brother with top brands endorsement deals to his name. Peter Okoye is currently signed up with Olympic Milk, Kia Motors, and several other top brands on lucrative sponsorship deals.
he is the number 5 on the richest musician in Nigeria 2019
- Networth (Forbes) – $17.9 Million
- Recent Age(2019) – 39 Years (9 June 1980)
- Record Label – DB Record, GOOD Music, Mercury, Sony Music Entertainment
Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo who is popularly known with his stage name DBanj or Koko Master is a Nigerian born musician, singer, songwriter, entrepreneur, television personality, and rapper who is also based in Nigeria.
He adopted the stage name – DBanj from the combination of both his first name, Dapo, and his surname, Oyebanjo.
DBanj is also a brand ambassador of various brands both in Nigeria and internationally. One of his companies – CREAM Platform was recently was valued to worth over $100,000,000 by an American firm.
he is number 4 on the Top 10 Richest Musicians In Nigeria 2019
- Networth (Forbes) – $22 Million
- Recent Age(2019) – 28 years (16 July 1990)
- Record Label – Star Boy Music
Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, which was formerly the richest musician in Nigeria 2019 popularly/professionally known by his stage name – Wizkid or Star Boy is a Nigerian professional singer and songwriter.
Wizkid is incredibly one of the richest Nigerian musician. Just last year(2018) it was reported that Wizkid was paid a whopping sum of $681,200(245.9 Million Naira) to perform in India at a Royal wedding at Umaid Bhawan Palace.
He also has lots of endorsement deals, cars, Some of these brands include Glo, Pepsi, Ciroc, Nike, and Dolce & Gabbana.
The popular Star Boy record label which has some popular Nigerian and foreign musicians signed into it. Some of the musicians signed into Star Boy records include Legendary Beatz (Uzezi & Okiemute Oniko), L.A.X, R2bees, Mr. Eazi, Efya, and Terri.
He is number 3 on the Top 10 Richest Musicians In Nigeria 2019.
- Networth (Forbes) – $27.6 Million
- Recent Age(2019) – 26 years (21 November 1992)
- Record Label – Davido Music Worldwide (DMW)
David Adedeji Adeleke popularly known with his stage name Davido is a native of Osun state is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and record producer who is currently based in Nigeria, West Africa.
He was born in Atlanta, Unites States of America but was raised in Lagos State, Nigeria. Davido was born into a rich family(Adeleke) but he hasn’t allowed that to make him lazy as he’s is regarded as one of the most hardworking musicians in the Nigerian music industry.
He is number 2 on the Top 10 Richest Musicians In Nigeria 2019.
1. Don Jazzy
Which is now the richest musician in nigeria 2019
- Networth (Forbes) – $30 Million
- Recent Age(2019) – 36 years (26 November 1982)
- Record Label – Supreme Mavin Dynasty
number 1 on the Top 10 Richest Musicians In Nigeria 2019 goes to Michel Collins Ajereh who is popularly known with his stage name DonJazzy is a Nigerian music producer, singer, songwriter, and entrepreneur who is based in Nigeria.
According to Don Jazzy, he once worked as a security guard in the United Kingdom and after a while, he discovered that he could make money by playing the bass guitar.in which he joined a band owned by his friend back then and started playing at restaurants and different venues.
After some time, the band got so popular and even got to the point where they made up to £500 per gig and even played at the wedding for the President’s daughter at the time which lured him into starting his own music production Mo’ Hits Records in 2004 signing of top artists Like Dbanj,Wande Cole,and more Following the closure of the aforementioned record label, Don Jazzy set up Mavin Records on May 8, 2012 with the signing of a top star like Tiwa Savage and more.
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