The list of the Top 10 Richest Nigerian Musicians In 2020, Their Net Worth And Awards.
Nigeria is a great country blessed with talented men and women making us proud.
The entire industry of entertainment in Nigeria is booming of which the music industry is not left behind.
In today’s article we are going to look at the top 10 richest Nigerian musicians in 2020, starting from the person that occupied the tenth position down to the person that occupied the first position, and not only that we’re going to know other information about them which includes, their real names aside from the ones they are called on stage, their dates of birth and some Awards received by each of them.
Though each of these musicians are different and unique in their own ways,this list is based so much on their net worth. So without delaying, let’s get started.
10. Flavour – $ 9.5 MILLION
Occupying the tenth number on this list is Chinedu Okoli, popularly as Flavour N’Abania or Flavour was born on the 23rd November 1983.
He is a Nigerian singer,songwriter and a multi-instrumentalist. He began his musical career in church as a drummer.
He has won so many Awards which includes MTV Africa Music Awards for Best Live Act in 2014, City People Entertainment Awards for Video of the year in 2014, Nigeria Entertainment Award for the Best Album of the year in 2015, The Headies Special Recognition Award in 2016, Nigeria Entertainment Award for Indigenous Artist of the year in 2016 and many other Awards.
Flavour has a net worth of $9.5 million.
9. Peter and Paul Okoye – $10 MILLION EACH
Peter and Paul Okoye were born on 18th November, 1981 in Jos, Plateau state.
Popularly known as P-Square were a Nigerian duo of identical twin brothers. The duo won many Awards together before disbanded in 2016.
The Awards won by the duo when they were still together includes, MTV Africa Music Awards for Artist of the Decade in 2015, MTV Africa Music Award for the Best Group in 2009,2010 and 2015 respectively among many other Awards.
Peter and Paul Okoye have net worth of $10 million each.
8. Timaya- $10.5 MILLION
Inetimi Timaya Odon, popularly known by his stage name Timaya.
Timaya who is a Nigerian singer and songwriter was born on the 15th August, 1980 in Port Harcourt, Rivers state.
He started his musical career when him and his friends founded a musical group called ” “.
He has won so many Awards through his hard work which includes, 4 Headies Awards, 2 AFRIMMA Awards, 1 Nigeria Music Awards and many other Awards.
Timaya has a net worth of $10.5 million.
7. Phyno – $11 MILLION
Chibuzor Nelson Azubuike popularly known as Phyno is a Nigerian singer, rapper, songwriter, and a record producer. Phyno was born on the 9th of October 1986 .
He has won several Awards which includes, 3 Headies Awards, 1 Nigeria Entertainment Awards, 1 City people Entertainment Awards and many other Awards.
Phyno has a net worth of $11 million.
6. Olamide – $12 MILLION
Olamide Adedeji popularly known as olamide with nicknames Olamide Baddo or BaddoSneh was born on the 15th of March 1989 in Bariga, Lagos.
He is a Nigerian hip-hop recording Artist, who records in Yoruba and English. He was also the first Nigeria Musician to sign an endorsement deal with Ciroc.
Olamide has won many Awards which includes NEA Awards and many other Awards.
Olamide has a net worth of $12 million.
5. 2Face (2Baba) – $16 MILLION
Innocent Ujah Idibia popularly known as 2Face or 2Baba is a Nigerian Musician born on the 18th of September 1975, in Jos, plateau state.
The talented singer started his musical career when he was still in secondary school.
He was one of the three people who founded the Plantashun Boyz which includes, Face, Blackface and himself (2Face).
2Face has won more than 20 Awards which includes 1 MTV Europe Music Awards, 1 World Music Awards, 5 Headies Awards to mention but few.
The Legend has a net worth of $16 million.
4. Burna Boy – $17 MILLION
Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu popularly known as Burna Boy is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. He was born on the 2nd July 1991 in Port Harcourt, Rivers state.
He has won many Awards which includes, Best International Act at the 2019 BET Award and many other Awards.
Burna Boy is known to be dating British rapper and singer Stefflon Don.
He made most of his money from music sales, endorsement and other investments.
He has a net worth of $17 million.
3. Don Jazzy – $18.5 MILLION
Michael Collins Ajereh popularly known as Don Jazzy or Don Baba J. He was on the 26th of November 1982 in Umuahia, Abia state.
Don Jazzy is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, record producer and entrepreneur.
He started his musical career since 2002 and has won several Awards which includes, Nigerian Music Awards in 2006 as the producer of the year, Nigerian Entertainment Awards in 2007 as the music producer of the year and many other Awards.
He is owner of Mavin Records. Don Jazzy has a net worth of $18.5 million.
2. Davido – $19 MILLION
David Adedeji Adeleke, popularly known as Davido was born on the 21st November 1992 in Atlanta, Georgia, United States.
The American-born Nigerian singer, songwriter and record producer became famous when he released “Dami Duro”, the second single from his debut studio album titled ” Omo Baba Olowo” in 2012.
He has won more than 27 Awards. Davido is the second richest Nigerian Musician with a net worth of $19 million.
1. Wizkid – $20 MILLION
Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun popularly known as Wizkid is a Nigerian singer and songwriter and was born on the 16th July 1990 in Surulere, Lagos. He is also known as Starboy or Lil Prinz.
Wizkid has has won more than 47 Awards. He is the only Nigerian Musician to achieve this feat.
His name is also in the book of the Guinness World Records for his hit song with an American rapper and performer Drake titled “One Dance”.
He made most of his money from endorsement deals with big companies such as Glo and Pepsi. Wizkid has a net worth of $20 million.
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