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the top 5 richest musicians in Nigeria

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the top 5 richest musicians in Nigeria -Here are the top 5 richest musicians in Nigeria let’s get down to business.


  1. Wizkid

the top 5 richest musicians in Nigeria

the top 5 richest musicians in Nigeria

On our number list of the top 5 richest musicians in Nigeria is our very own boy wizkid a Nigerian musician whose real name is “Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun” popularly known has “Wizkid”.

Wizkid has been trending right from day one and even just yesterday he bagged a contract deal with united bank for Africa (UBA).

In 2018 wizkid was paid 618,200 dollars to perform in India at a Royal wedding at Umaid Bhawan Palace. Same year wizkid also sold out his Nike starboy jersey merch twice, modeled for dolce and gabbana in Italy and moschino.

Wizkid is also the brand ambassador to Vodka brand Ciroc and he has customized star boy Ciroc bottles, he also sold out the 20,000 capacity 02 Arena, London for his afro Republic concert.

Therefore wizkid is one of the richest musicians in Africa if not even the richest in Africa (but I am not sure of that yet). According to Forbes ranking wizkid happens to be one of the richest musicians in Africa and his net worth is at about 9.8 billion naira. Wow right? Anyways you can add your contribution below via the comment box. Do you agree with me that wizkid is one of the richest musicians in Africa?


  1. Davido

the top 5 richest musicians in Nigeria

the top 5 richest musicians in Nigeria

It’s no longer news that whenever wizkid is ranked davido always get ranked too, in fact I myself am tired of the comprising. Well davido takes over number two at the top 5 richest musicians in Nigeria. On  my next article am going to be writing about “the top 5 musician in Africa” don’t be surprise that wizkid and davido might also be ranked due to their net worth.

Well davido real names are “David adeleke” and he is also the CEO of a trending label known as “DMW” and funny enough is bank account sure supports the fact.

Davido has bagged unaccountable deals over the years including international awards and he has performed at a lot of international stages while selling out shows around the world.

Davido song “fall” was the first African music video to hit over 100,000,000 (100 billion) views on YouTube. The song also made it to Billboard R&B/Hip-hop airplay charts.

He also has an endorsement deal with infinix mobility, travel beta, AXE perfume and many more. His current net worth is at about 9.2billion naira (hey I thought he said he has 30billion for the account oh) loll. What do you have to say about davido? Drop your comment below.


  1. Don jazzy

the top 5 richest musicians in Nigeria

the top 5 richest musicians in Nigeria

The baba himself if he doesn’t makes it on the list who will? Don jazzy his music producers his real name are Michael Ajereh Collins but popularly known has Don jazzy. He is the ceo of mavin records, a label that raised a lot of acts like Korede Bello, Dr Sid (does Dr Sid still exist) , D’Prince, Rema, Johnny drille (our super singer), POE, and Crayon(who was recently  signed in).


Mavin records recently received millions of dollars in investing from Kupanda Holdings to help it expend mavin group/global

Don jazzy has other businesses outside being a musician (with is eba voice) and he is also a brand ambassador for Scotch whisky Johnnie walker.


The beat maker and producer net worth is around 8.7 billion naira.


  1. D’banj

the top 5 richest musicians in Nigeria

the top 5 richest musicians in Nigeria

Long gone D’banj I mean he is no longer trending anymore compare to the days of “why me”. He should to be one of best musician in those days in fact I grown up loving him until Burna boy took over.

His real names are Dapo Daniel Oyebanjo popularly known as D’banj. He is one of Nigeria oldest musicians I use to be his fan.

He is actually the CEO of CREAM platform which is worth more than 100,000 dollars by an American firm.

To get dbanj featured on your show or in a show it cost around 6 million naira, dbanj has made a runway debut in Johannesburg, South Africa.


In 2018 dbanj performed at a rousing show at the global citizen festival Mandela 100 in South Africa during December. At the point after much research we figured out that Dbanj is worth 6.2billion naira. Do you need dbanj can make a good music that would trend round Nigeria again? Drop your comment below.


  1. 2baba



Finally the legendary 2baba made it on my list; I love this dude with so much passion, is ways of doing things and most especially the fact that he doesn’t like being on controversial news too much. 2baba has been into music since the past 20years and he is presently the 5th richest musician in Nigeria according to our list.


2baba is an artiste that is likeable by his colleagues both young and old; his mature demeanor has made him a magnet of brand endorsement deal from the likes of Glo, Campari and many more.

He is also popular for the numbers of children he has (I do call him King Solomon, father of all nation) he is also a real estate investor.


2baba is one musician whose song doesn’t fade off (Nigerians can relate with this).

His current estimated net worth is at about 6 billion naira.




If I was to have other list numbers such as 6 or 7 to 10 I would actually give my number 6 to


  1. “MR P (peter okoye)”
“MR P (peter okoye)”

“MR P (peter okoye)”


He is formerly known as psquare, He is a brand ambassador to Olympic Milk, kia motors, tecno and many more. His estimated worth is at about 5.9billion naira.


  1. Rude boy (paul okoye)

“MR P (peter okoye)”

“MR P (peter okoye)”

And on my 7 list I would be rude boy (Paul okoye) brother to peter okoye who happens to be a former member of the sensational music duo “Psquare”.  Paul and peter okoye ruled the African music scene for many years until they spited in 2017. Up till now I still don’t understand why they split.

His net worth is at about 5.8 billion naira.


What your take? Do you agree with my list well Forbes agrees with us.

Thanks for taking your time to read this article and please do comment below.

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