Top 100 Richest Musicians in Nigeria

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Attempting to list the Top 100 Richest Musicians in Nigeria is never an easy task as most if not all musicians in Nigeria do not authoritatively disclose their true worth.

There are lot musicians in Nigeria, more than you can even imagine there is, and more keeps joining up from the “upcoming” category every now and then. When the question of who the richest musicians in Nigeria are, you can’t but just stumble into an argument with a fan of this artist or that social media persona. But we’ll do as much as we can to put that question to rest by bringing you the top 100 richest musicians in Nigeria.

Calm down! This wouldn’t be the longest post on the internet. We would just briefly look at the top thirty and provide you with a list of the rest. Remember – Money and Fame are Siamese twins in any country’s music industry, and Nigeria isn’t an exemption so most of the name’s that’ll be mentioned in this post are familiar ones.

Without wasting any more time, let’s have our list, while we talk briefly about the top 30. Please note that this list is from well researched and confirmed sources. Although we cannot come up with a conclusive list of the richest musicians in Nigeria but when we consider factors like Album sales, Endorsement deals, side business, property acquisition, and so on and so forth. So this list might not be a hundred percent correct but it’s sure as close as you can possibly get. With that out of the way, let’s go:

Top 100 Richest Musicians in Nigeria:

1. P-SQUARE

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P-Square are those musicians that will definitely make you rep if you’re Nigerian, when richest musicians not only in Nigeria but in Africa are called into question. They are arguably the richest twin musicians in the world, also in the top 10 Richest musicians in Africa and highest paid musicians in Nigeria. They have more YouTube views than all other African musicians combined. They have endorsement deals with Olympic milk, and of course they are Globacom Telecom’s most prized ambassadors. Glo sponsors Peter’s TV show – Dance with Peter, a show which has successfully garnered over 3 million views on YouTube. They recently tried breaking up but of course, as expected, they are back together. They are really active businessmen and some of the few who own at least a mansion in the billionaire ‘Banana Island’ neighborhood.

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2. DON JAZZY

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Don Baba J, as he’s popularly referred to, would make this list a pile of crap if he’s absent on it. He’s one of the richest music producers in Africa, and he’s a brand ambassador for brands like Loya Milk, Konga online mall, and of course, Samsung. He’s the CEO of the globally known Mavin Records. He recently used his connection to get some of his artistes (Korede Bello, Reekado Banks, Di’ja) Globacom sponsorship deals. He didn’t stop at that, he went on to push through for an international deal for Mavin’s ‘first lady.’

3. 2FACE(2Baba)

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2face, who is a globally celebrated artiste is one of the finest musicians Nigeria has ever produced, judging from how many celebrities turned up for his 41st birthday anniversary. Right from his Plantashun Boiz days to breaking solo, one would have known that 2face would surely be up there before long. The internationally acclaimed artiste with various songs and six albums under his belt is Airtel’s mega ambassador and a judge on The Voice. He’s one of the most expensive artistes in Africa to book for events.

4. D’BANJ

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Eja N’la (Big Fish) as he preferred to be referred to is a mega-artiste and an ambassador for World Bank. He has ventured into different businesses and some are still thriving (like his Koko garri). He has somewhat dipped in form after his split with Don Jazzy but we can put that on his business ventures. He’s a shrewd businessman who knows his onions when business is to be merged with musical career. He is the CEO of DB Records, the label he started after splitting with former partner Don Jazzy. He is also a brand ambassador for mobile retail outfit – Slot.

5. WIZKID

Wizkid
Wizkid is presently on a roll with international artistes, dropping new bangers every now and again. He is a brand ambassador for giant brands like Globacom telecommunications and Pepsi. ‘Small in stature but very huge in income’. He obviously has a soft spot for automobiles as can be detected from his collections. Wizkid has gone far from when he sang “Holla At Your Boy” to collaborating with R.Kelly, Trey Songz, Tinie Tempah, Drake and so on.

6. DAVIDO

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Everywhere he goes, he calls himself the son of the rich man (meaning of O.B.O) but he has done really well for himself too. He is one of the artistes at the top of the food chain, and he’s one of the major shareholders of the HKN music group. He is also a brand ambassador for telecommunications giant MTN and a Sony Africa music ambassador. David Oyeleke really knows which baskets to put his eggs when signing endorsement deals are concerned. The “E Ma Da Mi Duro” crooner is presently one of the biggest artistes in Africa.

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7. FLAVOUR N’ABANIA

Flavour
Flavour is so versatile; everyone wants him featured on their track. Chinedu Okoli is one of the biggest highlife singers in Africa. Since his rise to fame for his ‘Nwa Baby (Ashawo remix) song, he has gone on to bigger and better things in the music industry. Known for his vocal and prowess and shaped physical structure, the ‘Ada Ada’ crooner is worth way more than many people think he does. Amongst a few other endorsement deals, his deal with Globacom comes first.

8. BANKY W

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He hasn’t been the best at brand management but Banky Wellington is definitely doing well for himself on the music scene. He is the CEO of EME Records and the brain behind the outburst of musicians like Skales and Wizkid. He’s an ambassador for Ciroc, Samsung, and mobile telecom brand; MTN. Banky W is said to be working on his album and without too much contemplation, it’s going to be hotter than subsequent ones.

9. ASA

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Bukole “Asa” Elemide, is a Nigerian-French singer who is highly respected both in Nigeria and on a global level. She has more than a few hits, and almost every Nigerian has heard her sing. If you haven’t, listen well to the song that plays when you walk into a GTBank. Asa is one of the quiet rich ones when Nigerian artistes are concerned, and she sure knows how to time the drop of her hit singles/albums.

10. IYANYA

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Aside from showing his six packs on Instagram, he knows his music stuff too. If you think MTN Project fame can’t make you famous, then Iyanya will immediately tell you a different story. Less than four years after winning the competition, he has gone to drop hit singles and he’s presently a brand ambassador for retail outfit – Yudala. He recently just started a new record label and he’s one of those who is always on the social media.

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  1. destiny

    sighted boss

  2. derry231

    Terry g akpako master who b dat chronal

  3. Skidpain

    baddo Olamide should be among the remaining

  4. dabby cruz/ icekidoo

    I was xbeat but things don change ma people……now am running with ma stage name dabby cruz /icekidoo see am not against anybody in the muzik industry oo because you need to be very loyal and humble your self..one thing I dabby cruz /icekidoo use and know this world especially Nigeria is;when you do well your people/fans Will appreciate you very well…..Davido,flavour,don jazzy,olamide,Timaya and those that are doing well for least privilledge like way dey struggle to come up but no helper to sign me….remember say u need bois incase you don tire I go stand as your branches don’t forget to train others like gucci gang pop way no dey ashamed to forget his family…..every thing naaaaaaa gucci product

  5. Tommy

    Na every where olamide would be baba”Prayer for client”…baddo I sight you oo,nothing shake your efficient bros💰💪💪,Abeg I want you to help me olamide boss of life…..nah my number be this I’m also on whatsapp…… 09076976263

  6. Justice mega

    Please O B O I m a song writer and a singer i need a financial assistance from you now please help the title of my song is back in the days

    1. Unclejimmy

      mc galaxy and iyanya I am a very big fan

  7. don carrol

    i think lil kesh is to be among the remaining 30

  8. Idowu

    Sule alao malaika

  9. Khizboy

    MR flavour is supposed to be d number 3rd na

    1. enny

      your father yansh go carry am put nah

  10. 9ice must be there

  11. Falana maryorkun

    Olamide badoo is the best.I like is music him nd kiss daniel.Love u all the singers.

  12. wizdim

    olamide na d king of all rappers respect sir

  13. JosePh ofada

    Were is blackface nja and faze alone

  14. Jayden Rayen

    i cn’t guess shaaa.

  15. o.b.o

    Davido i dnt care wat ever position u are nw bt i knw 1 day d list will b all yours….am always @ ur back n matter wat…

    1. destiny

      sighted boss

  16. Amespa

    Can’t really guess at this point, am short of words

  17. annelda

    What Is The Number Of Alinco Dangote In World Richest

  18. DAVICEE

    RESPECT TO OBO HKN DAVIDO I LOVE UR MUSIC SO MUCH I LIKE TO BE LIKE U am your boy davicee a singer i need financal ads 09029986799

  19. Ayodele oluwashola

    Am not really a fan of music. Buh i tink my bross OLAMIDE is d best! Bross me na hustler oooooo. Awon eyan mayweather;) bross help me oo. My number to YBNL BOSS . I love business as d way i love ur music 08138640295.

  20. som awesome

    who put runtown at 59th
    imagine…. lol
    see flavour and phyno sef
    even wizkid
    ycee and Lil kesh are almost the same
    abeg start this stuff afresh

  21. Nicholas Ejim Musa

    Tekno nah baba… the musician that performs so well when singing, and makes ppl feel cool. He should be among the top ten joor.

  22. ayomide

    what of the remaining 30

  23. Isaac

    I think ycee, saheed osupa, reminisce, cdq and seriki should be included in the list

  24. d,wise

    phyno na baba by follow D,wise
    phyno ,penthuze
    D,wise ,Rankstr music

  25. GIDEON WILLIAMS

    The list is quite ok but i think people like selebobo, magnito, mr eazi, styl plus, brymo, mr mayd should be on the list.

  26. Phycaryour-Lyon

    The list is okay

  27. victor usim

    I can never do without flavuor but that his position is very poor y?

  28. emmanuel

    phyno is the best and sopposed to be among the top 10

  29. emmanuel

    phyno should be among the top 10

  30. edafeigho

    Were is my techno

    1. ufreed

      tecno is a boy still yet to grow and why is bona boy not they I am not seeing it true o

  31. Evans

    Burna boy shud be among de 30

  32. Yusuf Abdulmajeed Adeshina

    pasuma Oganla 1 respect, u are the best jor

  33. Solomon

    Small doctor

  34. TERHEMBA PHILIP ORDOON

    WIZKID NA SMAL BOI

    1. Imala Travis

      wizkid is a great man I love ❤ you so much. please you can also be of help to me please i need your help. 07033382674

    2. Jude

      You no well by saying wizkid na small boy. Your papa money add together no fit compare wizkid

  35. chibuike obialo

    it is very shocking about the musicians who ain’t higher than the others

  36. gbenga peter

    it’s well arrange and good

  37. Augustine Peter

    dr sid, wizboy,viktor,sugar boy,b red. etc.

  38. sarki Abdulkadir

    P square

  39. echeta chisom

    p,square

  40. danskil

    Mr eazi

  41. baba oloye

    MR EAZI SHOULD BE ON THE NEXT LIST

  42. |u!Z@SouthLight

    No Seriousness 4 Here At All, U Guyz Should Wait, U’ll C Me Soon. (LUIZ aka M-21 aka KALABAH)

  43. Shehgzylee

    Adekunle Gold must also be listed among the remaining 30

  44. DJ KAi

    Reekado banks should be there……..

  45. Riches joy

    Olami baba, you well done, your music is the best. But can you help me also in any other way, abeg this is my number, 08030907496,my name DON RICHES. thank you jare ybnl nation

  46. Xbeat

    phyno. must be there life and direct!!!hooo hah****

    by. xbeat onye asia dika ya!!!!+++phyno phyno

  47. Xbeat

    Don jazzy must be there!!!

    my future
    senior Boss!!!

    “”””.by. xbeat””””

  48. Xbeat

    Ruff cone must be there!!!

    by
    Xbeat
    his villa
    Boi

  49. Lil AYYUB

    tekno should be among then

  50. FESTEE

    You way say wizkid na boss make davido relers you no no your self who be wizkid star boy my boy,make wizkid dey deer na nest year I go con passam, (DY FESTEE AJ) dat is my stage name,d j pinto brc you no no your self.

  51. ejos

    edrils abdukarin

  52. Ayeni Ayesco

    I suppose to be the 3rd person

  53. Harmony

    I trust my alahaji tekno

  54. Richard Trevitick

    Terry G

    1. Xbeat

      we no need ndi arA na agbaA. broz!!!!

  55. yahkid

    Make una go put dem na…

  56. juliet

    who do you think would be there.

  57. okusada oluwtobi

    Small doctor

  58. okusada oluwtobi

    Small doctor must be among the remaining 30

  59. Femouse.c

    Zoro should be there

  60. precious nnachi

    shh…. I think falz should be there **** plz

  61. Princewill

    just praying for one of my best coming up artistes”Techno” to be among in a short time, God help him

  62. Dr.Focus

    Kiss should be there!!

  63. Isike Samson

    Joe Praise

  64. Vstar Boi

    Falz should be among them

  65. Chizzidiamund

    Chizzi D

  66. Emmanuel ocheja

    Rekado banks should b among the 30

  67. ALOZIE KINGSLEY

    PREZZYDO should be among the list

    1. wisdom Bill

      up coming like wizbill

  68. Engineer Amuche M

    Splash

  69. ebuka obasi

    thats nice

  70. Akinki gzus

    What abt terry g

  71. Oluwaseun

    I think does small small musician because i never see small doctor ooo

    1. Adjovi fabrice

      davido nah baba, what about oritse femi

  72. glory idika

    pyno should be among the remaining

  73. Dj pinto brc

    wizkid na boss.so davido.clam down

    1. olamide

  74. Ikenna

    Wizboy

  75. Dani Reb-boss

    kiss Daniel should b among d remaining 30

  76. starry

    wizboy should be among the remaining 30

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