Nigeria happens to be a standout country amongst the most capable and favored countries in Africa when the pages of music are flipped totally open. Music probably pays well in Nigeria than most other African countries and without a work area for contention, the nation is the stimulation center of Africa and brags of a plenty of music craftsmen who rounds up a large number of dollars, who have shone splendid like falling stars in universal stages and some are as rich as a nation (little ones however).
We take a look at the top 10 Nigerian music stars and their worth in 2018.
1. Peter and Paul Okoye (Formerly PSquare)
P-Square were a Nigerian R&B duo of identical twin brothers Peter Okoye and Paul Okoye. They produced and released their albums through Square Records. In December 2011, they signed a record deal with Akon’s Konvict Muzik label. The twins are valued at an estimated N25 Billion Naira.
2. Don Jazzy
Michael Collins Ajereh, better known as Don Jazzy, is a Nigerian record producer, singer, songwriter, and entrepreneur. He co-founded the now defunct record label Mo’ Hits Records in 2004. Following the closure of the aforementioned record label, Don Jazzy set up Mavin Records on May 8, 2012. Don Jazzy’s net worth stands at N14 Billion Naira.
Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo, known by his stage name D’banj, is a Nigerian musician, singer-songwriter, entrepreneur and television personality. D’banj’s net worth is valued at an estimated N11 Billion Naira.
4. Tu Baba
Innocent Ujah Idibia, known by his stage name 2Baba, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, record producer and entrepreneur. Prior to July 2014, he went by the stage name 2face Idibia. He is one of the most decorated and successful Afro pop artists in Africa, and is also one of the most bankable artists in Africa. Nigeria’s living music legend is with a net worth of N4.5 Billion naira.
David Adedeji Adeleke, better known by his stage name Davido, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and record producer. His 2011 single “Dami Duro” was well-received throughout Nigeria. Along with his elder brother Adewale Adeleke, Davido is the co-owner of HKN Music. Davido’s net worth is valued at N3.2 Billion Naira.
Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, known professionally as Wizkid, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. He started recording music at age 11 and managed to release a collaborative album with the Glorious Five, a group he and a couple of his church friends formed. Star Boy’s net worth is valued at an estimated N2.9 Billion Naira.
Chinedu Okoli, better known by his stage name Flavour N’abania or simply Flavour, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and performer. He began his musical career as a drummer for a local church in his hometown of Enugu State. His net worth stands at N2.5 Billion Naira.
8. Banky W
Olubankole Wellington, known by the stage name Banky W, and credited in film as Banky Wellington, is a Nigerian singer, rapper and actor. thanks to music and his net worth is valued at N2.3 Billion Naira.
Iyanya Onoyom Mbuk, better known by his stage name Iyanya, is a Nigerian recording artist and performer. He rose to fame after winning the first season of Project Fame West Africa, and is best known for his hit single “Kukere”. He co-founded the record label Made Men Music Group with Ubi Franklin in 2011. Iyanya’s net worth is estimated at N1.9 Billion Naira.
Olamide Adedeji, known by his stage name Olamide but popularly called Olamide Baddo or BaddoSneh, is a Nigerian hip hop recording artist. He records mostly in Yoruba, his native tongue. In 2011, he released his debut studio album Rapsodi while signed to Coded Tunes. his net worth is estimated at N1.9 Billion Naira.