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Top 50 Richest Musicians in Africa 2021

Top 50 richest musicians in Africa 2021. Senegalese veteran musician and business man N’dour is the richest musician in Africa now

top 50 richest musicians in Africa

Glusea brings to you the top 50 richest musicians in Africa 2021. Music in Africa has become more lucrative and rewarding than before. In this article, we will be unveiling to you the top 50 richest music stars in Africa.

Youssou N’Dour 

Net worth -$150 million

Youssou N’Dour is also known as Youssou Madjiguène Ndour is a Senegalese singer, songwriter, composer, occasional actor, businessman, and politician. In 2004, Rolling Stone magazine described him as, “perhaps the most famous singer alive” in Senegal and much of Africa

Youssou N’Dour is the richest musician in Africa with a net worth of $150 million.



Net worth -$80 million

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Aliaune Damala Badara Akon Thiam also known mononymously as Akon, is a Senegalese-American singer, rapper, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, philanthropist and actor from New Jersey. He rose to prominence in 2004 following the release of “Locked Up” (featuring Styles P), the first single from his debut album Trouble (2004), followed by the second single “Lonely”.

Akon’s net worth is $80 million making him one of the richest musicians in Africa.

Black Coffee (DJ)

Net worth-$60 million

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Nkosinathi Innocent Sizwe Maphumulo better known by his stage name Black Coffee, is a South African DJ, record producer, singer and songwriter.

He began his career around 1994 and has released nine studio albums, as well as a live DVD

Maphumulo became prominent after participating in the 2004 Red Bull Music Academy that was held in Cape Town. In September 2015, he won the “Breakthrough DJ of the Year” award at the DJ Awards in Ibiza.


Black Coffee is one of the wealthiest musicians in Africa with a net worth of $60 million


Net worth -$40 million

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David Adedeji Adeleke popularly known as Davido, is a Nigerian-American singer, songwriter, and record producer. Davido is one of the most successful and well-known music stars in Nigeria and Africa.

Davido is currently the richest musician in Nigeria and among the top 50 richest musicians in Africa. He has a net worth of $40 million


Net worth -$30 million

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Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun known professionally as Wizkid (sometimes stylized as WizKid), Wizzy, Big Wiz, or Starboy, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. The recipient of several international music award nominations and awards, he began recording music at the age of 11 

Wizkid is one of the most successful music stars in Africa. He has been the most-streamed Nigerian artist of all time on Spotify, with over 3.4 billion streams across all credits.


Wizkid net worth is $30 million making him one of the richest musicians in Africa.

Don Jazzy

Net worth -$25 million

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Michael Collins Ajereh known professionally as Don Jazzy, is a Nigerian record producer, audio engineer, record executive, singer, songwriter, entrepreneur and philanthropist. He is the founder and the CEO of Mavin Records. Don Jazzy was co-owner of the defunct Mo’ Hits Records record label with Dbanj.

Don Jazzy is among the richest musicians in Africa with a net worth of $25 million

Paul Okoye (Rudeboy)

Net worth 0$25 million

Paul Okoye who is better known as Rudeboy, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and record producer. He rose to fame in the 2000s as a member of the P-Square duo with his identical twin brother Peter Okoye.


Rudeboy is the brain behind several hits songs including; ‘Fire Fire, Audio Money, Lucky, Nkenji Keke, Reason with Me, among others.

Rudeboy’s net worth is $25 million making him one of the top 50 richest musicians in Africa.

Burna Boy

Net worth -$20 million

Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu known professionally as Burna Boy is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, rapper, and dancer. He is one of the biggest and most successful African artists.


He was awarded the African Artist of the year at the 2020 VGMA’s. In 2020, his album Twice as Tall was nominated for the same category at the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards, making him the first Nigerian with back-to-back nominations at the Grammys.

In 2021, he won the award for Best World Music Album at the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards.

Burnaboy is among the wealthiest African artists with a net worth of $20 million


Peter Okoye (Mr P)

Net worth -$20 million

Peter Okoye known on stage as Mr. P is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, and performer. He was a member of the now-disbanded P-Square music group.

Mr. P is one of the top 50 richest musicians in Africa with a net worth of $20 million


Net worth -$18 million

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Michael Owusu Addo known professionally as Sarkodie is a Ghanaian rapper and entrepreneur from Tema. His contributions to the Ghanaian music industry have earned him numerous accolades, including the Vodafone Ghana Music Award for “Artiste of the Decade”. He was announced the first winner of BET’s Best International Flow artist at the 2019 BET Hip Hop Awards.

He is also considered one of the major proponents of the Azonto genre and dance and one of the most successful African rappers of all time.


Sarkodie’s net worth is $18 million making him one of the top 50 richest musicians in Africa.

Sauti Sol

Net worth -$18 million

Richest Musician in Kenya
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Sauti Sol is a Kenyan afro-pop band formed in Nairobi, Kenya by vocalists Bien-Aimé Baraza, Willis Chimano, and Savara Mudigi in 2005. Initially, an a cappella group, guitarist Polycarp Otieno joined before they named themselves Sauti Sol

Sauti Sol is among the wealthiest African musicians with a net worth of $18 million.


Net worth -$17 million

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Innocent Ujah Idibia known by his stage name 2Baba, is a Nigerian singer, musician, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, philanthropist, humanitarian, and activist. 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. 2Baba is the first winner of MTV Europe, Best African Act Award in 2015


2Baba net worth is $17 million and he is among the richest musicians in Africa.


Net worth -$17 million

Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo, better known by his stage name D’banj, is a Nigerian musician, singer, songwriter, rapper, entrepreneur and television personality. He has won several music awards, including the awards for Best African Act at the MTV Europe Music Awards 2007, Artist of the Year at the MTV Africa Music Awards 2009,

Best International Act: Africa at the 2011 BET Awards, and Best-selling African Artist at the 2014 World Music Awards, Evolution award at the 2015 MTV Africa Music awards


D’banj’s net worth is $17 million and he is among the wealthiest musicians in Africa.

Youssou N’Dour $150 million
Akon$80 million
Black Coffee (DJ)$60 million
Davido$40 million
Wizkid$30 million
Don Jazzy$25 million
Rudeboy $25 million
Burna Boy$20 million
Peter Okoye (Mr P)$20 million
Sarkodie$18 million
Sauti Sol$18 million
2Baba$17 million
D’Banj$17 million
Tiwa Savage$16 million
olamide$15 million
Flavour$15 million
Shatta Wale$15 million
Stonebwoy$13 million
Nyashinski$1 million
Banky W$13 million
Diamond Platnumz$12 million
Jose Chameleon $6 million
Phyno$10 million
Falz$8 million
Yemi Alade$8 million
Timaya$9 million
Steve Hofmeyr$10 million
AKA$10 million
 Rebecca Malope $8 million
Die Antwoord$10 million
Dj Sbu $2 million
Tinashe$6 million
Cassper Nyovest$4 million
Nasty C$3 million
Bahati$10 million
Lady Wanja$6 million
Akothee$6 million
Jaguar$9 million
Medikal$5 million
Kuami Eugene$4 million
Samini$4 million
R2BEES$10 million
Fuse ODG$8 million
Daddy Lumba$12 million
Macky 2$10 million
Flava Boy$9 million
Dj Bugar$7 million
DJ Cuppy$2 million
Mr. Eazi$2 million

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Jennifer Lopez Net Worth 2021

Jennifer Lopez net worth 2021 is estimated at $450 million. She is one of the richest female musicians in the world. Lopez became the first Latin actress to earn over US$1 million for a film. She went on to star in Anaconda and Out of Sight, and established herself as the highest-paid Latin actress in Hollywood.

Jennifer Lopez net worth

What is Jennifer Lopez net worth?

Jennifer Lynn Lopez  also known by her nickname J.Lo, is an American singer, actress, producer, and dancer. She is among the most successful and richest female musicians in the world list. In this article, we will be bringing to you everything you need to know about Jennifer Lopez net worth and biography.

Jennifer Lopez net worth Profile

Net worth$450 million
Full nameJennifer Lynn Lopez
Date of birthJuly 24, 1969
OccupationProfessional musician and actress
Years active1986–present

Early life

Jennifer Lynn Lopez was born on July 24, 1969, in New York City and was raised in the Castle Hill neighborhood of the Bronx.


Her parents, David López and Guadalupe Rodríguez, were born in Puerto Rico and moved to the mainland of the United States as children.

Lopez is a middle child; she has an older sister, Leslie, and a younger sister, Lynda.

 She was raised in a Catholic family; she attended Mass every Sunday and received a Catholic education, attending Holy Family School and the all-girls Preston High School.


In school, Lopez ran track on a national level, participated in gymnastics, and was a member of the softball team.

 She danced in school musicals and played a leading role in a production of Godspell.


There was “lots of music” in the typically Puerto Rican household, and Lopez and her sisters were encouraged to sing, dance and create their own plays for family events.


At the age of five, she began taking dance lessons at Ballet Hispánico on the Upper West Side.

As a teenager, she learned flamenco, jazz and ballet at the Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club and taught dance to younger students, including Kerry Washington.

 After graduating high school, Lopez had a part-time secretarial job at a law firm and studied business at New York’s Baruch College for one semester.


 At the age of 18, Lopez enrolled as a full-time student at Manhattan’s Phil Black Dance Studio, where she had already been taking night classes in jazz and tap dance.

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 Her parents were unhappy with her decision to leave college to pursue a career as a professional dancer. Her mother asked her to move out of the family home and they stopped speaking for eight months.


 Lopez moved to Manhattan, sleeping in the dance studio’s office for the first few months.

Lopez’s first professional job came in 1989 when she spent five months touring Europe with the musical revue show Golden Musicals of Broadway.

She was the only member of the chorus not to have a solo and later characterized it as a pivotal moment where she realized the importance of a “tough skin” in the entertainment business. Lopez began by dancing in music videos and as back up dancer.


Lopez’s most high-profile job as a professional dancer was as a Fly Girl on the sketch comedy television series In Living Color, which starred comedians including Jamie Foxx and Jim Carrey.

 At the New York audition, the show’s choreographer, Rosie Perez, noticed that Lopez had “star quality” and “did not complain, not once” when asked to repeatedly perform the dance routine.

Music Career

Lopez’s debut single, “If You Had My Love”, was released in May 1999, as she began to ready her first album.


 Lopez became the first artist to top the Billboard Hot 100 with a debut single since Britney Spears did so with her single “…Baby One More Time” four months prior.

 Her debut album was named On the 6, to reflect the New York City Subway rail line connecting her home in the Bronx to work in Manhattan.

During production of the album, Lopez was made aware that she received her recording contract on the basis of her looks and an already established name in the entertainment industry, and she wanted to prove she had musical talent.


 Lopez’s musical success came as a surprise to critics; its launch made the “popular actor even more popular”. Both the music industry and the public became intrigued by “this woman who seemed to have so many different talents”.

 By the end of 1999, Lopez successfully converted herself from a film star to a pop star. She joined a select few in achieving this feat, becoming the first since Vanessa Williams (1992) and Martika (1989).

During the process of recording her second album, Lopez decided to tweak her image as she began to develop into a s!x symbol. She started going by J.Lo, something fans often called her in the years after director Oliver Stone coined the term on the set of the 1997 film U Turn. She subsequently named the album J.Lo. Released on January 23, 2001, it was a commercial success, debuting at number one on the US Billboard 200.


Jennifer Lopez Net Worth

Jennifer Lopez net worth 2021 is estimated at $450 million. She is one of the richest female musicians in the world. Lopez became the first Latin actress to earn over US$1 million for a film. She went on to star in Anaconda and Out of Sight, and established herself as the highest-paid Latin actress in Hollywood.

Jennifer Lopez Businesses

J. Lo, 51, is one of America’s wealthiest self-made women with a net worth of more than $150 million from her music, film and endorsements. Over her decades-long career, she appeared in nearly 30 films, has dropped eight studio albums, staged a series of world tours (her 2019 tour with stops in Egypt, Israel and Russia grossed $55 million) and earned money from a Las Vegas residency.

She has also pulled in millions a year from endorsements from such brands as Versace and DSW.


In January 2021, Lopez launched her skincare line, JLo Beauty. That month, she performed at the inauguration of President Joe Biden in Washington, D.C., where she sang “This Land Is Your Land” and “America the Beautiful”, while also reciting the last phrase of the Pledge of Allegiance in Spanish.

 In June 2021, it was announced that Lopez (through Nuyorican Productions) had signed a multi-year deal with Netflix to produce a range of films and television shows

Jennifer Lopez, a Global Icon

Lopez is considered a pop culture icon, and is often described as a triple threat entertainer. With a cumulative film gross of US$3.1 billion and estimated global sales of 70 million records, Lopez is regarded as the most influential Latin entertainer in North America.


In 2012, Forbes ranked her as the most powerful celebrity in the world, as well as the 38th most powerful woman in the world. Time listed her among the 100 most influential people in the world in 2018.

Her most successful singles on the US Billboard Hot 100 include: “If You Had My Love”, “I’m Real”, “Ain’t It Funny”, “All I Have”, and “On the Floor”.

 For her contributions to the recording industry, Lopez has received a landmark star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the Billboard Icon Award, and the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award among other honors.


Her other ventures include beauty and clothing lines, fragrances, a production company, and a charitable foundation.

How to contact Jennifer Lopez

You can contact Jennifer Lopez via her social media profiles here







Personal life

Lopez was in a nearly decade-long relationship with David Cruz, her high school boyfriend, until the mid-1990s. She was married to Cuban waiter Ojani Noa from February 1997 to January 1998. 

She was married to Cris Judd, her former backup dancer, from September 2001 to June 2002.

After divorcing Judd, Lopez was in a relationship with actor and filmmaker Ben Affleck from mid-2002 to early 2004


She dated New York Yankees baseball player Alex Rodriguez from February 2017 to early 2021. They became engaged in March 2019

but postponed their wedding twice due to the pandemic. In response to tabloid speculation about the state of their relationship, they released a statement in March 2021, saying they were “working through some things”. They announced the end of their relationship in April 2021

Jennifer Lopez Albums

  • On the 6 (1999)
  • J.Lo (2001)
  • This Is Me… Then (2002)
  • Rebirth (2005)
  • Como Ama una Mujer (2007)
  • Brave (2007)
  • Love? (2011)
  • A.K.A. (2014)

Films starred

  • Nurses on the Line: The Crash of Flight 7 (1993)
  • Money Train (1995)
  • Jack (1996)
  • Blood and Wine (1997)
  • Selena (1997)
  • Anaconda (1997)
  • U Turn (1997)
  • Out of Sight (1998)

Jennifer Lopez cars

Jennifer Lopez owns exotic cars like Rolls Royce Ghost, Porsche 911 GTS, Bentley Continental GTC, Cadillac Escalade and Aston Martin DB7 is also part of her car collection.

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Jennifer Lopez net worth FAQ

What is Jennifer Lopez net worth?

Jennifer Lopez net worth 2021 is estimated at $450 million making her one of the richest musicians in the world

Why is JLo so rich?

Jennifer Lopez has multiple streams of income that contributes to her wealth. She is a successful singer, dancer, actress, producer and businesswoman

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