Top 50 Richest Musicians in Africa 2022

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Glusea brings to you the top 50 richest musicians in Africa 2022. 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.

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Akon

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.

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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.

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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

Davido

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

Wizkid

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.

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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

Sarkodie

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

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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.

2Baba

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.

D’Banj

Net worth -$17 million

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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.

NameNetworth
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
DBlack$6million

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