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Top16 Richest Musicians in Africa as in September 2021

The Forbes ranks all music genres from every part of Africa. Countries like Nigeria and South Africa have the highest earning musicians from Africa. These are some of the musicians from Africa.

Youssou N'Dour

Youssou N'Dour was born on 1st October 1959. He is a Senegalese national. The Senegalese musician is also a songwriter. As per now, he is the richest musician in Africa.

Apart from being a musician, he is an entrepreneur. He also owns a media company that airs radio and television programs. His net worth is in between $145 and $150 million.

Akon

Akon real name is Aliaume Damala Badara Akon Thiam. He was on 16th April 1973. He is an American Senegalese national. He has an approximated net worth of about $80 million. Akon is based in the US.

He is both a songwriter and a prominent producer. As per now, he has made more than $35 million music record sales. Akon has a music label by the name Konvict Music label productions.

Black Coffee

Blac Coffee real name is Nkosinathi Maphumulo. He was born on 11th March 1976. He is a South African national.

Maphumulo is also a professional Dee Jay. His net worth is estimated to be $60 million. He has a music label by name Soulistic Music record label.

Don Jazzy

Don Jazzy real name is Michael Collins Ajereh. He was born on 26th November 1982. He is a Nigerian national.

He is the founder member of Mavins Record label. Don is famously known as Supreme Mavin Dynasty. He has a net worth of about $30 million.

Wizkid

Wizkid real name is Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun. He was born on 16th July 1990. He is a Nigerian national. Wizkid is the Chief Executive Officer of Starboy Music Record label.

The Nigerian musician has an estimated net worth of $20 million. He earns a huge amount of money from corporations like MTN and Pepsi. 

Rudeboy

Rudeboy real name is Paul Okoye. He was born on 18th November 1981. He is a Nigerian national. He has a whooping net worth of $16.1 million. 

Davido

Davido real name is David Adedeji Adeleke. He was born on 21st November 1992. He is a Nigerian national. He is the Chief Executive Officer of DMW music label. As per now, Davido has an approximated wealth of about $16 million.

Mr P

Mr P real name is Peter Okoye. He is a Nigerian national. He was born on 18th November 1981. He is the twin brother to Rudeboy. Mr P has a net worth of $15.2 million.

2Face Idibia

His real name is Innocent Ujah Idibia. He is a Nigerian national. Idibia is the current Chief Executive Officer of Hypertek.

He is also an entrepreneur who has made great investments. He has an approximated wealth of about $15 million. 

D Banj

His real name is Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo. He is a Nigerian national. He is also a harmonica player, singer, and artist. He is under the music record label of Kanye West. D Banj net worth is $11 million.

Banky W

Banky W real name is Olubankole Wellington. He was born in 1981. He is a Nigerian national. He is the chairman of Empire Mates Entertainment. Banky W is also a music producer. His net worth is about $8 million.

Flavour

Flavour real name is Chinedu Izuchukwu Okoli. He was born on 23rd November 1983. He is a Nigerian national.

He comes from the famous Igbo tribe from Nigeria. Flavour is a performer, instrumentalist, songwriter, and a vocal singer. He has a golden voice. His net worth is $7 million.

Sarkodie

Sarkodie real name is Michael Owusu Addo. He was born on 10th July 1988. He is a Ghanaian national. He is a famous rapper from West Africa. His net worth is approximated as $7 million. Sarkodie works under Sarkcess Music record label. 

Jidenna

Jidenna real name is Jidenna Theodore Mobisson. He was born in 1984. He is a Nigerian American national. Jidenna is an international artist who resides in the United States of America. His net worth is $7 million. 

Tiwa Savage

Tiwatope Savage is a Nigerian national. He was born in 1980. She is a professional musician, talented composer, and a songwriter. Her net worth is more than $7 million.

Diamond Platinumz

His real name is Nasibu Abdul. He was born on 2nd October 1989. He is a Tanzanian national. He is the richest musician in East Africa.

He is the Chief Executive Officer of Wasafi Records. He earns more money from album sales, endorsements, and events. He has a net worth of about $5 million.

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