2017 Top 20 Richest Musicians in Nigeria


One can’t come to conclusion about the Top richest Nigerian because every month each Musician passes another but the following are the 20 top richest Nigerian we have for now and their net worth…………………………

1. P-square-N15 billion naira

Psquare (Peter and Paul Okoye) are the richest. There are the only musicians

that own a mansion in the rich neighborhood called Banana Island.  Reporter

says they charge up to 8 Million naira for each shows. They are seen in many numbers

of shows and this fetch them money and has built a great numbers of fans. Also there
are not just musicians but also smart businessmen that work so hard not letting family

feeling draw them back from making it. They also make money from authorization deal,

selling of album and others. They have won many awards that give them more money.

In addition, there are among the top people whose video music is excelling in YouTube,

there are the richest twins in the world.

2. Don Jazzy-N6.5 billion

Don Jazzy is one of the richest in Africa. He is the CEO and chairman of the

well-known Mavin Records. He has popular musicians like Koredo Bello, Tiwa

Savage, Iyanya, Reekado Banks and others working with his music industry.  

He is said to charge nearly N500, 000 to produce a song. He has featured

many songs but yet don’t have a track to call his own.He has authorization

contract with Konga, Samsung, Loya Milk and others.



3. D’banj-N5 billion

D’banj is the 3rd Richest. He is a musician but more of a businessman. He is a World

Bank ambassador for poverty eradication in Africa. He is known in Nigerian music industry

as one who don’t take no as an answer. He is also known as a man with great ambition.

He has sign authorization deal which gives him money. He also makes his money by going

to shows around the World. Also, he co-founded a music industry popularly known as Mo’

Hits music record label with Don Jazzy before splitting up to form his own music industry

called ‘DB Record’.



4. 2face Idibia-N4.5 billion

Innocent Idibia popularly known as ‘2face is among the Top richest Musician, he has

sang a lot of songs. He own a Night Club at Ikeji called ‘Rummor Signature’. African

Queen remained his biggest hit ever, meaning that this star lives mainly in the past glory.

He has very likeable nature in Nigeria music industry. An evidence of this is confirmed

adjudicating how many people that came to his 41 birthday anniversary.


5. Davido-N2.9 billion

Davido is the lead act in his HKN music group. He has sung many songs. If parent

wealth should be added, he will perhaps top this list. He is an ‘Omo Baba Olowo (OBO).

He has done a lot of job there by making lots of money for himself. His two single “Gobe”

and “Aye” has fetch him millions of view on YouTube.


6. Wizkid-N2.8 billion

Wizkid is the Starboy CEO. He is an ambassador for the giant brand Pepsi and

Globacom. He made a name in EME records where h released his “Holla at your

boi” which pushed him higher and made him to be among the biggest stars.


7. Flavour – N2.5 billion.

Flavour (Chinedu Okoli) is a Globacom Ambassador. He is an all-round vocalist that

knows exactly what people want to hear and brings it. He has pertinent nature since

he became popular. He is the King of High life Music. He has an authorization deal

with a popular company called “Nigeria Breweries Company (NBC)”.  He is a musician

that has been featured by many Nigerian artists.


8. Banky W-N2.3 billion

Banky W is among the biggest star and music producer in Nigeria. He is the one that brought

Wizkid and Skales to Limelight. He is an ambassador to many renowned brands like Samsung,

Mtn, Ciroc and others. He is the CEO of the popular Music Industry called ‘EME music record label.



9. Iyanya-N1.8 Million


Iyanya is a Yudala ambassador. He won MTN Project fame three years ago in a short period.

A hungry project fame winner is now a famous international Musician. On YouTube Iyanya’s single

“Kukere” presently have more than 15 million views.


10. Timaya- N1.1 billion

Timaya is a Popular and top musician loved by many. He has millions of views in all his

video on Youtube. His single “Bum Bum” and “Sanko” have 6 million and 16 million views

respectively on net. He is the most popular music star ever come out of Niger Delta area.

Truly, he is the “Egberi Papa 1 of Bayelsa”.


11. Jude “M.I Abaga-995 million.

Jude M.I is the CEO of Chocolate City music group. He is also the Globacom ambassador.

In Africa, he is the most successful rapper not just in Nigeria, but in Africa at Large. He is

also the one that brought Ice Prince Zamani to limelight.


12. Kcee-N985 million

Kcee is formerly a member of KCPress. He is the luckiest person in the industry. He is a

type that knows the best beat to put in his songs. Currently His single “Limpopo” and

“Pull Over” has 14.5 million views collectively on YouTube.

13. Tiwa Savage-N980 million.

She is the First Lady of the Mavin Crew. Also she is an ambassador of many brands like

MTN, Pepsi, Huggies. She has millions of view from has songs (Video) in YouTube.

Eminado presently has 7+ million views.


 14. Olamide-N900 million.

He is YBNL Boss. He is also Guinness ambassador. He a popular musician loved

by many. An evidence of this was the way people reacted when his song was said

to be banned. He has used his YBNL record Label to bring many musicians like

Lil’Kesh and Adekunle God to limelight.


15. Phyno-N870 million.

Phyno is an ambassador of airtel and NairaBet. He is among the few rappers that

use his native vernacular in their songs.


16. Ice prince-N820 Million

 Ice prince is among the artist under Chocolate City. He has done extremely well

in music since he broke into limelight. His song “Oleku” has 3.1 million views on

YouTube. He is among the flashiest musician.


17. Duncan Mighty- N700 million

He is a musician that has strong association with Niger Delta Politician. On YouTube,

his popular songs “Obianuju” and “Portacourt” yield 3 million views.  


18.Chidinma Ekile  -N580 million.

The song that brought her limelight is “Kedike” which brought the highest

view On YouTube. She is small in stature but big in financial size. She is extremely

likeable and that has helped her to move higher.



19 Yemi Alade -N560 million.

Yemi Alade is presently the biggest female musician in Nigeria. She is musician

with great voice. How she made it, is still amazingmany. Her song “JONNY” has

millions of view on YouTube.


20. Patoranking-N400 million

He is a great musician. He has done a great Job since he was brought into Limelight.

His single “Girlie O” has over 6 million views on YouTube.



On tweeter, a guy made a funny comment about the richest musicians. He said he wonder how somebody would spend two years for pre-degree, four years for BSC, two years for masters and yet will be starving and looking for a job while someone will just come out and sing “Skibo robo Skibo Oshey baddest” and start making big money. Well such is life.









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