In this article, we will show the list of the top 10 richest musicians in Nigeria for 2017. This is an answer to the question of ‘who is the richest musician in Nigeria’?
The actual fact still remains that these richest Nigerian musicians are veterans in the entertainment industry. But Although these richest musicians in Nigeria presently have other investments, apart from their musical career.
Below are 10 richest musicians in Nigeria 2017 and their net worth, Richest Musicians in Nigeria. their Check out their names below.
All his videos on YouTube have a combined number of over 20 million views. worth an impressive sum of N1.1 billion. He recently lost his Instagram account due to hackers, and in less than a week got almost all his followers back.
Net worth N1.1 billion Timaya is like a lion in his own Jungle. And he has to be named as one of the foremost booming musicians to come out of the Niger-Delta. This shows how much his fans like and adore him.
Has gone ahead to become one of the biggest music stars in the Nigerian music industry. Net worth N1.8 billion, Iyanya has shown that a lot can happen in a short period of time.
Three years ago he won MTN Project fame. The Yudala ambassador is worth an attractive sum of N1.8 billion.
8. Banky W
He is currently the CEO of the popular Nigerian Music Record Label EME, Net worth N2.3 billion. Taking the number 8 spot of the Top 10 richest musicians in Nigeria for the year 2017.
Has a multi-million naira deal with Ciroc, He is the West African brand ambassador of Etisalat and Samsung Mobile.
He has nabbed several endorsement deals, a notable one is with NBC (Nigerian Breweries Company). The singer is valued at an estimated net worth of N2.5 Billion Naira.
Net worth N2.5 billion, Flavour is not just only Nigeria’s king of latest high life music, but His fame runs through the continent.
This young Nigerian artist has actually made it big in the Nigerian music industry. He is currently in partnership with SONY Records, and he is also the boss of STARBOY Record label. He has won numerous top awards, and was recently nominated for the Grammy Awards 2017.
Just like his name goes ‘Wizkid’, Net worth N2.8 billion.
He is presently signed with world music giants SONY records, and he’s one among the few Nigerian musicians with international recognition. David Adedeji Adeleke popularly known as Davido, Net worth N2.9 billion and is one of the best musicians in the Nigerian.
4. Innocent “2Face” Idibia
The number four spot is well merited for 2Face Idibia, Net worth N4.5 billion. This is the living legend of the Nigerian music industry. He makes his money from shows and endorsement deals with top brands of the country.
By far he is one of the most marketable musicians in Nigeria at the moment.
He makes his money from shows and tours around the globe, due to the fact he is a really strong marketable brand.
He has also signed top endorsement deals, deals which have fetched him money in recent years.
Net worth N5 billion. The Koko Master is the third richest musician in Nigeria at the moment.
2. Don Jazzy
Top record label, MAVIN, which has stars like Iyanya, Korede Bello, Tiwa Savage and Di’ja working with the brand.
Net worth N6.5 billion, Don Jazzy is one among the top Music Producers in the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
He is the richest music producer in Nigeria for the year 2017. He is also the boss of, and He is reported to charge about N500,000 to produce a song. Which explains how he makes his money.
Their popularity has given them the series of awards and because of this they sign endorsement deals on a daily basis. They make a lot of money from their album sales, endorsement deals, shows, and tours.
Media reports state that P-Square charges as high as 8 Million Naira per show and they appear in a large number of shows yearly which should help you imagine their estimated annual earnings.
Net worth N15 billion The twin duo PSquare takes the top spot on this 2017 listing of the richest musicians in Nigeria.
They are highly respected in the Nigerian music industry. These are the richest Nigerian musicians and have built a strong fan base which has given them that much-needed publicity not just in Nigeria but globally.