LAGOS. — The African music scene has become a lucrative business in recent years. Today, artists release high-quality music and videos to capture the audience’s attention. The richest musicians in Africa are known for releasing good music, and they rake in significant amounts of money from royalties, brand endorsements, music production, and other businesses.
How much are the richest musicians in Africa worth? Their worth is in the tune of millions of dollars. Most of them have multiple streams of income.
l Richest musicians in Africa and their net worth in 2022
◆ 20. Koffi Olomide — US$5 million
◆ 19. Jose Chameleone — US$6 million
◆ 18. Diamond Platnumz — US$7 million
◆ 17. Banky W — US$9 million
◆ 16. Mr P — US$9,8 million
◆ 15. Akothee —US$10 million
◆ 14. Don Jazzy — US$10 million
◆ 13. Davido — US$10 million
◆ 12. Flavour — US$10,2 million
◆ 11. Olamide — US$10,5 million
◆ 10. Shatta Wale — US$11 million
The Ghanaian owns a Range Rover, Mercedes Benz S550, Mercedes Benz G-Wagon, and BMW. He also owns three mansions in Ghana.
◆ 9. D’banj — US$11 million
D’banj owns a Porsche Carrera, Ferrari f430, Aston Martin Vantage, Bentley, Rolls Royce Phantom, Range Rover SUV, Mercedes Benz Amg GT, and Toyota Land Cruiser Prado. He has a luxurious house in Ikoyi, Nigeria.
◆ 8. Sarkodie — US$15 million
The singer owns a Mercedes Benz S550, Rolls-Royce Phantom, Mercedes Benz G63, Toyota Land Cruiser, Kantanka Mensah, Dodge Nitro, and Range Rover Vogue. He also owns a mansion in Ashally Botwe, Ghana, and multiple properties abroad, including in the United Kingdom.
◆ 7. Rudeboy — US$15 million
Rudeboy owns a mansion in Parkview Estate, Ikoyi, Nigeria. His car collection features a BMW X6, Jeep Wrangler, and Range Rover Vogue.
◆ 6. Fally Ipupa — US$17 million
The Congolese singer owns a Mercedes Benz G Class, Mercedes Benz G63 AMG, Bentley Bentayga, Porsche Cayenne, and Bentley Continental. He also owns a luxurious home in Kinshasa
◆ 5. Burna Boy — US$17 million
Burna Boy has a luxury car collection featuring a Lamborghini Urus Novitec Edition, Range Rover Autobiography, Ferrari 458 Italia, Rolls-Royce Dawn Convertible, Bentley Continental GT, and Mercedes Benz G-Wagon. He also owns an eight-bedroom mansion at Lekki in Lagos, Nigeria.
◆ 4. 2Face Idibia/ 2Baba — US$22,2 million
The singer’s car collection includes a Lincoln Navigator, Chevrolet Corvette, Ferrari, Bentley, Range Rover Sport, and Mercedes Benz G-Wagon. He owns a multi-million Naira home in Lagos, Nigeria, and another home in the United States of America.
◆ 3. Black Coffee — US$60 million
◆ 2. Akon — US$60 million
◆ 1. Youssou N’Dour — US$145 million
Although Youssou N’Dour is the wealthiest musician on the continent, he keeps his private life away from the media. He owns multiple cars and properties, but their details are scarce. — www.legit.ng.