Top 5 Richest Musicians in Nigeria and their Networth (2020)
Richest Nigerian Musicians
Top 5 Richest Musicians in Nigeria
Nigeria is well known for many things, and among these is the country's talented musicians. Nigerian musicians are famous not only in Africa but worldwide as well. This can be evidenced by Burna Boy's BET win last year. Ever wondered who the top 20 richest musicians in Nigeria are? Find out what these talented artists are worth. Read more:
#5. 2Face Idibia ($16 million)
2Baba was born as Innocent Ujah Idibia on September 18th, 1975, in Jos, Plateau State. He attended Saint Gabriela's Secondary School in Makurdi, Benue State. He later enrolled at the Institute of Management And Technology, Enugu. He then dropped out to pursue a career in music.
He is married to Annie Macaulay. They got married on May 2nd, 2012 in Lagos, Nigeria. He currently has 7 kids from 4 different women.
#4. D'Banj ($17 million)
D'banj is no new name in any list of the richest musicians in Nigeria. He was born as Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo on June 9th, 1980, in Zaria, Kaduna State. His dad was a military officer while his mother worked as a businesswoman. She was also a devout Christian. For his education, D'banj attended: Nigeria Military School Nigerian Navy School Lagos State University: While at the university, he studied Mechanical Engineering. He, however, dropped out and moved to London to pursue his career as a musician.
#3. Don Jazzy ($18.5 million)
Don Jazzy is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, record producer, and entrepreneur. He was born as Michael Collins Ajereh on November 26th, 1982, in Umuahia, Abia State, Nigeria. He started playing drums before he was four years old and began playing the guitar when he was 12 years old. He attended the Federal Government College, Lagos. He attained a degree in Business Management from Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma. Don Jazzy co-founded Mo'Hits Records in 2004 with D'banj. On May 8th, 2012, he founded Mavin Records. This was after Mo'Hits closed shop. As an entrepreneur, Don Jazzy ventured into the oil and gas industry in Nigeria by establishing Mavin Energy in 2013. Mavin Energy deals with the supply of petroleum products to homes and companies. In 2017, he partnered with Dele Odufunye to launch Flobyt Wifi. He has endorsed brands such as MTN Nigeria, Johnnie Walker, Konga, LOYA Milk, and Samsung Electronics.
#2. Wizkid ($19 million)
Wizkid is a Nigerian singer-songwriter who was born as aAyodeji Ibrahim Balogun on July 16th, 1991, in Surulere, Lagos. He also goes by the monickers Starboy and Lil Skies. His mom is a pentecostal Christian, while his dad is a Muslim. He has 12 sisters. He went to Ijebu Ode Grammar School, and for his higher education, he attended Lagos State University. He started recording music when he was 11 years old.
#1. Davido ($20 million)
Davido is an American-born Nigerian artist known for hits such as Blow My Mind, Risky, Assurance, Skelewu, Aye, Flora My Flawa, and many more. He was born on November 21st, 1992 in Atlanta, United States of America. He was raised in Lagos and made his debut as a member of KB International. He studied Business Administration at Oakwood University before dropping out to make beats and record vocal references. He has collaborated with brands such as MTN, Guinness Nigeria, and Infinix Mobile
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