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Top 10 Richest Musicians in Africa 2021

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we bring to you top 10 richest musicians in Africa 2021 according to Forbes.

Music is a powerful tool that triggers joy and other exciting emotions. which is the reason, many people highly regard musicians for their artistic talents which easily inspire devotion and intense support.

Music is a business with high-income generation. If you are a fan of a musician or simply a lover of music in general, you would want to know the richest musician in Africa. In this post, you will get to know the latest update of Forbes ranking of the top ten richest musicians in Africa 2020, their Net worth and country of origin.

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LIST OF Top 10 Richest musicians in Africa

1. Akon -$80 M

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For many years, Akon has featured among the world’s most acclaimed musicians. Significantly and through the influence of his blockbuster albums believed to have recorded more than 35 million sales, his fame continually swirls across and beyond Africa.

Besides the mouthwatering returns he earns through endorsements and album sales, Akon has dignified his music gallery with a total of 45 Billboard Hot 100 songs and lots of awards. Furthermore, he has appeared in remarkable nominations –particularly his presence on the list of Grammy Award nominations for a total 5 times.
As his fame and massive success distinguish him as Africa’s richest musician, Akon is presently worth $80 million.

2. Black coffee -$60 M

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Net worth 6o million dollars.

Black Coffee is a South African DJ and record producer whose real name is Nkosinathi Innocent Maphumulo (born 11 March 1976). He began his career around 1994 and has released five albums as well as a live DVD.

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

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3. Don Jazzy -$30 M

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Net worth $30 million

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 he is a justice amadinMo’ Hits Records in 2004. Following the closure of the aforementioned record label, Don Jazzy set up Mavin Records on May 8, 2012.

4 Wizkid -$20 M

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He rose to prominence in 2010 with the release of the song “Holla at Your Boy” from his debut studio album, Superstar (2011). “Tease Me/Bad Guys”, “Don’t Dull”, “Love My Baby”, “Pakurumo” and “Oluwa Lo Ni” were also released as singles from the Superstar album.

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In February 2014, Wizkid became the first ever Nigerian musician to have over 1 million followers on Twitter. Ayo, his self-titled second studio album, was released in September 2014. It was supported by six singles: “Jaiye Jaiye”, “On Top Your Matter”, “One Question”, “Joy”, “Bombay” and “Show You the Money”.

Rudeboy Net Worth -$16.1 M

Rudeboy is the stage name for Paul Okoye of the now-disbanded Psquare music group. Rudeboy is one of the best singers in Nigeria at the moment. As of 2021, Rudeboy net worth is $16.1 million.

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5 DAVIDO-$16 M

Net worth $16 million

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David Adedeji Adeleke (born November 21, 1992), better known by his stage name Davido, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, and record producer. Born in Atlanta and raised in Lagos, Davido made his music debut as a member of the music group KB International.

On November 30, 2017, Davido won the Best African Act at the MOBO Awards and also became the first African act to perform live at the awards.

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On June 24, 2018, Davido became the first African-based artist to have received his award on the BET Awards main stage. His award was presented by Hollywood actor Omari Hardwick and actress Tika Sumpter. In his acceptance speech, he urged patrons and American artists to visit Africa and also to enjoy the food

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Mr. P -$15.3 M

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Peter okoye known on stage as Mr. P is a Nigerian singer, song writer and performer. He was a member of the now disbanded P-Square music group. Mr. P is one of the top 10 richest musicians in Africa

10 2BABA -$15 M

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Innocent Ujah Idibia (born in Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria), 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.

2Baba has received one MTV Europe Music Award, one World Music Award, five Headies Awards (Hip-hop award), four Channel O Music Video Awards and one BET award for his musical work, four MTV Africa Music Awards, one MOBO award, one KORA award, and numerous additional nominations.

D’banj -$ 15 M

D’banj known is real life as Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, entrepreneur and television personlity.  D’banj net worth 2020 is estimated as 15 million.

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6 SARKODIE– $10M

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NET WORTH $10 MILLION

Sarkodie was ranked the 19th most Influential Ghanaian by e.tv Ghana. He is considered one of the major proponents of the Azonto genre and dance. Sarkodie is often named as one of Africa’s greatest hip hop artists.

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MTV Base ranked him sixth on its list of the Hottest African MC’s in 2014. In 2013, Lynx TV ranked him first on its list of the “Top 10 Ghanaian Rappers of All Time”.

In 2015, AfricaRanking.com ranked him third on its list of the “Top 10 African Rappers of 2015”. In 2015, The Guardian listed him as one of its top five hip hop acts on the African continent.

7 Tinashe

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Net worth $ 6 million

Her notable roles included as a motion-capture model in the animated film The Polar Express(2004), Robin Wheeler in the Cartoon Network television series Out of Jimmy’s Head (2007–2008), and a recurring role in the CBS series Two and a Half Men (2008–2009).

8 Oliver Mtukudzi

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Oliver “Tuku” Mtukudzi (22 September 1952 – 23 January 2019) was a Zimbabwean musician, businessman, philanthropist, human rights activist and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador for Southern Africa Region. Tuku was considered to have been Zimbabwe’s most renowned and internationally recognised cultural icon of all time.

9. Jidenna

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By the age of 10, Jidenna Theodore Mobisson knew he wanted to do music but was afraid to tell his father who wanted him to be an engineer. He is part of the top ten richest musicians in Africa

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Diamond Platnumz -$7 M

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Diamond Platnumz, is a Tanzanian bongo flava recording artist, actor, dancer, philanthropist and a businessman from Tandale, Dar es Salaam. He is the founder and CEO of WCB Wasafi Record Label also a TV Station titled Wasafi Tv & a radio station titled Wasafi Fm. Diamond Platnumz net worth is estimates at $7 million making him one of the top ten richest musicians in Africa.

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Adekunle Temitope known by the stage name Small Dcotor is a  Nigerian Fuji, afro-pop recording artist and performer. He is one of the youngest artiste in Nigeria to watch out for. Keep reading to find Small Doctor net worth and his biography.

Biography

Temitope was born on 27th May, 1996 in Dopemu, Lagos but hail from Ondo State. He took a strong interest in music at a young age. He attended Ain’t Orosan Nursery and Primary School and attended Secondary at Oniwaya Secondary School. Due to his interest in music, he dropped out of University of Lagos to concentrate on full time music.

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In 2012, his music career kicked off. He released singles like Gbagaun, Anobi, Penalty and Mosquito Killer. Small Doctor released his debut studio album “Street Ambassador” in 2015.

Small Doctor was arrested for alleged possession of firearms and for allegedly threatening to shoot a police officer who was on traffic duty along Oshodi, Lagos. Barely 24 hours, a magistrate court in Ebute cleared all charges against him and he was released

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Small Doctor net worth is estimated to be $2 million. Winners Golden Bet unveiled Small Doctor as their brand ambassador.

Small Doctor Career Highlights

  • 2015: “Skit”
  • 2015: “Oh My God”
  • 2015: “E No Sabi”
  • 2015: “Gyration”
  • 2015: “Magician”
  • 2015: “Amuludun”
  • 2015: “Say Baba”
  • 2015: “Oyinbo”
  • 2015: “Eleda Mi”
  • 2015: “God the Bless”
  • 2015: “Street Bus Stop”
  • 2015: “Arrest”
  • 2015: “Small Doctor”
  • 2015: “Omo Iya Teacher”
  • 2015: “Ile Ijo”
  • 2015: “Story”
  • 2015: “Gbera”
  • 2015: “Gbagaun”
  • 2015: “Iya Teacher”
  • 2015: “You Know”
  • 2015: “Anobi”
  • 2015: “Mosquito Killer”
  • 2015: “Uzobu”
  • 2015: “Anobi”
  • 2016: “Penalty”
  • 2016: “Sobotone”
  • 2016: “Forever”
  • 2016: “Pakurumo”
  • 2018: “My People”
  • 2018: “Slay Mama”
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Sophie Ndaba Biography and Net Worth

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Sophie Lichaba  Mphasane, formerly Sophie Ndaba, is a South African actress. She played Queen Moroka in the soapGenerations. In 2016, she was guest judge in the final Miss South Africa 2016 beauty pageant.

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Education

She completed high school in Zimbabwe, after which she pursued her modeling career. Her mother sent her to an orphanage in Eastlea, Harare, Zimbabwe so she could get a better education than what was available in apartheid South Africa.

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Lichaba’s father, Solly Mphasane, died in 2016. She suffers from diabetes. With her former husband, Themba Ndaba, she has two children, Rudo and Lwandle. She adopted her niece, Shallon Ndaba, following the death of her sister, Tiny Mphasane. She married Max Lichaba in 2017. In late 2018, Lichaba was the victim of a rumour, which claimed that she had died

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Awards

  • Duku Duku Award for “Best Soap Actress” in 2003
  • Golden Horn Award for “Best Comic Actor” in 2009
  • Woman Of Inspiration Award

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Sophie Ndaba net worth is estimated at $5million

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Oseikrom Sikani Net Worth and Biography

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Ransford Brefo known on stage as Oseikrom Sikani is a Ghanaian musician and rapper based in Kumasi in the Ashanti region of Ghana.

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Oseikrom Sikani ( translated Kumasi’s richest) is known in showbiz  for his love for display of his wealth.  What is Osekrom Sikani net worth? Is he really the richest person in Kumasi? Keep reading as we bring to you every   information you need to know about the “Kumerican” rapper.

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Biography

Ransford was born in Kumasi. Not much is known about his beginnings. He started singing in Church at an early age. According to Ransford, all his family members live abroad; he is the only one living in Ghana. His father is called sika gari (translated to mean he has money like gari)

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Oseikrom Sikani  is an alumini of Sunyani Technical University. He started his music career in 2013 but did not show much seriousness in it. He only did music as a hobby.

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Oseikrome Sikani believes he is the richest person in Kumasi, Ashanti  region.  He boast of several properties he owns including a 12 bed room house, 3 cars including a range rover, a benz which cost Ghc100,000 and a Corolla which cost Ghc 50,000. He also owns a quad bike which cost Ghc 30,000.

As a way of making people know he is wealthy, he has gold teeth which cost Ghc 15,000.

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According to Oseikrom Sikani, he once spent about Ghc20,000 at a club just to proof to people he is wealthy.

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He also stated  in an interview with Zionfelix, his source of income includes gift from his family members abroad, remittances from friends who receive money  abroad through his bank account.

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