The Ghana Music Industry keeps growing everyday and music is now lucrative for these musicians in the country. Music lovers have yearned to know how much these musicians make out of music.
Well, Forbes is a well known American based business Magazine and have recently released a list of the Top 10 Richest Musicians in Ghana for the year 2018
We couldn’t have named the richest Ghanaian musicians in 2018 without their net worth. Below are list of top Ghanaian musicians and their net worth.
1. Okyeame Kwame
According to Forbes, the Ghanaian rapper’s current net worth is $ 1.1 billion. He hails from Nusta in the Ashanti Region Ghana, Okyeame Kwame was born on 17th April 1976. He is an old student of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), he is a musician, an entrepreneur and married with two kids.
He is currently the most talked about rapper in the music industry and has been in the news for being a poor artiste according to a colleague musician, it would have been a big error if his name was omitted from Forbes 2018 list. According to Forbes, Sarkodie’s current net worth is $ 976 million. He was born on 15th September 1976, Tema, Ghana. He holds a degree in Graphic Design from IPMC and married with one child.
He is one of the most traveled musicians in Ghana and arguably the award-winning dancehall artiste in Ghana. His real name is Livingstone Etse Satekla and was born on 5th March 1988 in Ashaiman, Ghana. His current net worth is $ 5.5 million, he has a degree in Marketing from the University of Professional Studies and married with one child and currently under Zylofon Music Record Label.
The popular music duo real names Faisal Hakeem and Rashid Mugeez, are currently the most united music group in Ghana and their current net worth are $888 million. They have most top features as music duo in the Ghana music industry.
Born Rebecca Acheampong is the first female Ghanaian musician to make an appearance on the 2018 list of the richest musicians in Ghana according to Forbes. Her net worth is $ 678 million and was born on 14th May 1986 in Tema, Ghana, she is currently signed unto Zylofon Music Record Label.
6. Fuse ODG
Born Richard Abiona is an England- born Ghanaian musician and one of the popular acts making it outside the country. His net worth is $567 million and signed unto 3 Beat Records. Fuse ODG was born on 2 December 1988.
7. Shatta Wale
Born Charles Nii Armah Mensah, is well known for his controversies and was recently in the news for bragging as the richest musician in Ghana now. He is, however, the number 7 on the list of Forbes top richest musicians in Ghana, his current net worth is $345 million and was born on the 17th of October, 1948. He is currently signed unto Zylofon Music Record Label.
He is number eight on the list and his current net worth is$ 234 million. He was born on January 19th, 1982, Accra. Tinny is best known with his popular song “Makola Kwakwe”.
Born Jane Afia Awindor is a sensational Ghanaian songstress and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in theater and music from the University of Ghana.
Denning Edem Hotor is the real name of Ghanaian rapper Edem, he is best known with making music with his local dialect and his net worth is predictable to be in the range of approximately $1, 000, 000.