Gone are those days when musicians are seen as jobless or un-serious people . The Nigerian entertainment industry particularly the music industry have surpassed all expectations and those that are into music as a profession can no longer be classified as riff-raff. Nigerian musicians are doing great for themselves and they are constantly smiling to the bank as a result.
Here are the top 5 highest earning Nigerian musicians
This vibrant and energetic duo who are twins earn between 10-15 million naira in each show they feature. These twins are known for their funky tunes and ability to entertain with dance. They have fans here in Nigeria and abroad and they have gained international recognition after their song Oyinye featuring Rick Ross. These brother’s is reported to have a net worth of $128.0 million.
Don Jazzy the boss of mavins Record is currently the top 2 richest musician in Nigeria. His experience as a producer and a singer has done well for him. He is a co-founder of the popular defunct label, Mo’Hits with his partner D’banj and they’ve made quite some money through the label. He’s also got quite some huge endorsements to his name like MTN deal, Loya Milk deal. Don Jazzy net worth is $35.0 million.
Flavour is a Nigerian artiste who brought the eastern feel to Nija hip hop. He is a talented singer and he has been on the radar for quite a while now and he is really doing well. Flavour earns between six to seven million per show (#6, 000,000). Flavour is said to worth $28.5 million.
The’ koko master’ himself, who is nothing but an entertainer is one of the few Nigerain artiste who know how to carry along his fans. The ‘ejanla’ as he fondly calls himself does not earn less that seven million naira per show (not less than #7,000,000). Dbanj has fans both in Nigeria and abroad as well and He is a big time entertainer, I’ll give that to him. D’Banj net worth is reported to be around $25.0 million.
Tuface Idibia is an extremely talented nigerian artiste who has the voice and aura of likeness over him. When it comes to Nigerian music industry, Tuface is considered a legend due to a couple of his evergreen songs like African Queen and a host of others. Tuface earns nothing less than seven million naira per show as well (#7,000,000). 2Baba is said to worth $22.5 million.
Wizzy as he calls himself is a Nigerian artiste who came into limelight at a tender age and has stayed there ever since as opposed to people’s opinion that he might not last. He started out with Banky W and left after a while and he has been doing very well for himself since then. Wizkid who is known for his style of songs and earns between four to five million per show (#5,000,000). His Net worth is $11.5 million.
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