Top 10 Richest African Musicians In 2021.

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Top 10 Richest African Musician In 2021
Top 10 Richest African Musician In 2021

Music in Africa has always been the topic of discussion in major streets junctions, snack Bars, resto and a lot more places, like any other entertainment field, music has help artist generate significant incomes especially if you have the talent burning and do it with love and passion. Well, this also came with a substantial accumulation of wealth.

Africa’s music has seen the taste of the time in most recent years with the increase in music streaming platforms and commercialization of craft that have to push African music to the discussion table. Looking at the list of the richest musicians in Africa proves this point perfectly.

Top 10 Richest African Musicians In 2021.

According to the Forbes list made published on the 10th of April 2021 identifies western and southern parts of Africa as centres with the most influence. Nigeria rank high on the list, having many top-earning artists.

10. Timaya $12million.

Timaya - Top 10 Richest African Musician in 2021.
Timaya – Top 10 Richest African Musician in 2021.

Enetimi Alfred Odon better known by his stage name Timaya is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. He is the founder of the South-South hip hop group Dem Mama Soldiers. Timaya is among the popular musicians in Nigeria who has been in the music scene for quite some time.

  • Nationality: Nigeria
  • Date of Birth: 29 November 1977.
  • Source:  Singer.

9. RudeBoy $16million.

Rudeboy - Top 10 Richest African Musician in 2021.
Rudeboy – Top 10 Richest African Musician in 2021.

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.

  • Nationality: Nigeria
  • Date of Birth: 18 November 1981.
  • Source: Record Producer, Singer.

8. 2Baba $16.5million.

2Baba - Top 10 Richest African Musicians In 2021.
2Baba – Top 10 Richest African Musicians In 2021.

Innocent Ujah Idibia popularly known as 2Face Idibia or 2Baba is a famous Nigerian singer, songwriter, stage performer recording artist, actor, entrepreneur and television personality. He is known worldwide as the King of Afro Pop. He is very handsome, gifted, skilful, creative and talented

  • Nationality: Nigeria
  • Date of Birth: September 18 1975.
  • Source: Recording Artist, Singer, Entrepreneur.

7. Burnaboy $17million.

Burna Boy - Top 10 Richest African Musicians in 2021.
Burna Boy – Top 10 Richest African Musicians in 2021.
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 rose to prominence in 2012 after releasing “Like to Party”, the lead single from his debut studio album L.I.F.E
  • Nationality: Nigeria
  • Date of Birth: July 2, 1991.
  • Source: Songwriter, singer.

6. Don Jazzy $18million.

Don Jazzy - Top 10 Richest African Musician In 2021.
Don Jazzy – Top 10 Richest African Musician In 2021.

Michael Collins Ajereh, known professionally as Don Jazzy, is a Nigerian record producer, audio engineer, record executive, singer, songwriter, entrepreneur and philanthropist.

  • Nationality: Nigeria
  • Date of Birth: 26th November 1982.
  • Source: Record Producer, Entrepreneur.

5. Davido $20million.

Davido- Top 10 richest musicians in Africa 2021
Davido- Top 10 richest musicians in Africa 2021

David Adedeji Adeleke also known as Davido is a popularly Nigerian singer, is the 5th richest musician in Africa in 2021 with an estimated net worth of $20 million. Davido rose to fame after releasing “Dami Duro“, the second single from his debut studio album Omo Baba Olowo (2012).

  • Nationality: Nigeria
  • Date of Birth: 21st November 1992.
  • Source: Singer.

4. Wizkid $21million.

wizkid - Top 10 richest musicians in Africa 2021
wizkid – Top 10 richest musicians in Africa 2021

Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, known professionally as Wizkid, Wizzy or Starboy, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. One of Africa’s biggest artists, Wizkid is the most decorated Nigerian artist ever, and one of the most revolutionary Afro-pop artists of modern days music.

  • Nationality: Nigeria.
  • Date of Birth: 16 Jully 1990.
  • Source: Singer.

3. Black Coffee $60million.

Black Coffee - Top 10 richest musicians in Africa 2021
Black Coffee – Top 10 richest musicians in Africa 2021

Nkosinathi Innocent 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.

  • Nationality: South Africa
  • Date of Birth: 11 March 1976
  • Source: Dj, record Producer, Singer

2. Akon $80million.

Akon - Top 10 richest musicians in Africa 2021
Akon – Top 10 richest musicians in Africa 2021

Aliaune Damala Badara Akon Thiam also known as Akon, is a Senegalese-American singer, rapper, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, philanthropist and actor from New Jersey.

  • Nationality: Senegalese-American
  • Date of Birth: April 16, 1973
  • Source: Songwriter, Producer, Entrepreneur.

1. Youssu N’dour $145million.

Youssu N'dour
Youssu N’dour

In the first position is a Senegalese veteran musician, songwriter, businessman and politician who started singing since he was 12 years with a voice most favourable for music, he was described as the most famous singer alive in Senegal. This won him more flame and fortune over the years and in 2021 he is the richest Musician in Africa.

  • Nationality: Senegal
  • Date of Birth: 01 October 1959
  • Source: Music, Songwriter, Business and Politics.

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