Music continues to pay heavily in Nigeria for the past 15 years and is a fast selling talent in the country.
Nigeria has produced some of the best and richest musicians in Africa but the question is who is the richest musician in Nigeria in 2018?
There are many musicians in Nigeria and I have compiled the list of the most popular and the richest according to their individual net worth for you. Please see below:
P-Square (Peter and Paul)
Of all the musicians in Nigeria, these twins are the biggest music stars in the Nigerian music industry. Known as Peter and Paul, their songs are always a hit and their net worth is $150 million. Some of their songs are E no easy, Personally, Bank alert, Chop my money, Testimony, Roll it. They are Glo ambassadors and have won awards such as The Headies, City Mag 9th Awards, Nigerian Music Awards (NMA), Channel O Music Video Awards, MTV Africa Music Awards, KORA Awards.
He is a producer, builder and industry pacesetter who assists other musicians produce their songs. He was the one that made D’Banj an international superstar. His net worth is $100 million. Some of the songs he has produced are Banana, Eminado, Dorobucci, Surulere, Adaobi.
Chinedu Izuchukwu Okoli popularly known as Flavour is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and performer. Some of his awards include Best use of costumes at the Nigeria Music Video Awards (NMVA) in 2013, Video of the Year award at the City People Entertainment Awards in 2014, Best Live Act award at the MTV Africa Music Awards in 2014, Best Video of the Year award at the African Muzik Magazine Awards in 2014. Some of his songs are Blessed, Thankful, Uplifted and Ololufe. His net worth is $28 million.
David Adedeji Adeleke also known as Davido is a talented singer, song writer and record producer. He has his own label named Davido music worldwide and he recently won the artist of the year at the headies. Some of his songs are Aye, Gobe, Dami Duro and his net worth is $20 million.
Olamide popularly called Badoo is a Nigerian hip-hop artist and songwriter. He sings mostly in his local dialect, Yoruba. Some of his songs are Durosoke, Yemi my lover, and he has won several music awards. He is known for his Shoki dance style which everyone now dances to. His net worth is $12 million.
Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun is also called Wizkid. He is a talented performer who started recording music at age 11. His songs are Pakurumo, Oluwa Lo Ni, Show you the money, Holla at your boy. His net worth is $11.5million.
Olubankole Wellington is a Nigerian pop music singer and rapper. His songs are heaven, love you baby, made for you. He is a founder of the record label Empire Mates Entertainment. Some of his awards include the best male vocal performance at the hip hop world awards, best R&B singer and best music video at the City People Entertainment Awards. His net worth is $9 million.
He is a Nigerian singer and songwriter and is popularly referred to as the koko master. His songs are something 4 something, Oliver twist, Fall in love and Tongolo. His net worth is $6 million.
2 baba (Tu face)
Innocent Idibia known as 2baba is a record producer, entrepreneur and singer. He is a music legend whose songs have made waves in the music industry. His songs are African queen, true love, implication and be there. His net worth is $5.7 million.
Enitimi Alfred Odom also known as Timaya is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. He founded the South African hip-hop group named Dem Mama Soldiers. He has won awards and his net worth is $5.5million.
She is a Nigerian Afro-pop singer who won the Peak talent show in 2009. After this, she gained so much popularity. Some of her songs are Johnny, Mama Africa, How I feel, Heart robber. Some awards won are The Headies award for best performer in 2018, The Future Awards Africa Nigeria Prize for Music in 2016. Her net worth is $4 million.
Known as MI Abaga, he is a successful rap artiste, producer, and songwriter. He is currently the CEO of Chocolate city and has won some really nice awards such as best hip-hop and best rap album at the hip hop world awards. He has won over 18 awards globally and he has been nominated 22 times. He recently released three new albums namely Crown, Yung Denzel andBadboyblaq.His net worth is $3.9 million.
Onoyom Mbuk is known as Iyanya. As a former Project fame winner, he has grown to stardom quite remarkably. Some of his songs are Kukure, Sexy mama, Applaudise, Jombolo. His net worth is $3.5 million.
This queen of music is the first lady of Mavins Record. She is a song writer, performer, and singer. Some of her songs include All over, My darling, Wanted, Bad, Diet. She just recently became the first Nigerian female artist to win the MTV Europe Music Awards (MTV EMAs) in the Best African Act category. Her net worth is $3 million.
Kingsley Chinweike Okonkwo also called KCee is a songwriter and singer. Formerly a member of the group Kc Presh, he now has a record deal with Five Star Music. Some of his songs include Limpopo, Love boat, Tender and Pull over. His net worth is $2.0 million.
Augustine Miles Kelechi is a Nigerian Afro hip-hop artiste whose songs have a large number of viewership on social media. His songs include Jogodo, Rara and GO and his net worth is $1.7 million.
He is a unique rapper who brings a different approach to rap music in Nigeria. He usually raps in the Igbo language and won the Headies award for best collabo. His net worth is $1.6 million.
He is a Nigerian singer from Rivers State who has an amazing voice and is highly affiliated to the Niger Delta politicians. His songs are Na God, Mama born dem, Obianuju and Hand of Jesus. His net worth is $1.5 million.
Small but mighty Chidinma Ekile is a Nigerian singer who became popular after winning the third season of Project Fame. She is known as Ms. Kedike and has really done well in her music career. She won the Best Female West African Act category at 2012 Kora Awards. Some of her songs are Oh Baby, Gone forever, Love me, Kedike and her net worth is $1.3 million.
Anidugbe Oluwatobiloba Daniel is known as Kiss Daniel. He is a Nigerian singer who has won some awards namely Africa Youth Choice Awards / Next Rated (2015), Peace Achievers Awards / Best New Act (2015), Afrima Awards Most Promising Act in Africa (2015). His net worth is $1.0 million.