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Meet the Top 10 Richest Nigerian Musicians in 2016 as Davido Tops Wizkid (Photos)

10. Timaya – $5.5m
Timaya’s vocal power is one of the strongest in the industry. He is one of the best and probably the most successful music star ever come out of the Niger Delta area.
Meet the Top 10 Richest Nigerian Musicians in 2016 as Davido Tops Wizkid (Photos)
Far more successful than Daniel Wilson and others. He is truly the “Egberi Papa 1 of Bayelsa”. One of his hit tracks, “Sanko”, is about to hit 2 million views while his biggest hit “Bum Bum” featuring Sean Paul, has already grossed over 16 million views on youtube. Timaya’s net worth is $5.5m
09. Banky W – $9.0m
Two best music videos ever done in Nigeria to his credit (Lagos party and Wizkid’s holla at your boy) and a serious record label of his own, Banky W is surely a force to reckon with in Nigeria’s music industry.Meet the Top 10 Richest Nigerian Musicians in 2016 as Davido Tops Wizkid (Photos)

From Etisalat to Samsung, he has the knack to land juicy endorsement deals anytime. Started with a copycat of Rihanna’s song, he graduated to becoming an international superstar, doing original songs and winning awards. Banky’s net worth is $9.0m
08. Wizkid – $11.5m
From a backup artiste to Banky W to becoming a superstar, Wizkid has been transformed into international star by just one music video, ‘Holla at your Boy’. That video created the defining moment in his career.
Meet the Top 10 Richest Nigerian Musicians in 2016 as Davido Tops Wizkid (Photos)
Widely regarded as the Justin Bieber of Nigeria, Wizkid is one of the stars in the industry that many upcoming artistes look up to. What he lacks in vocal talent, he makes up in personality appeal, Wizkid’s net worth is $11.5m
07. Iyanya – $12.5m
From a hungry project fame ex-winner to an international famous superstar within the space of three years
Meet the Top 10 Richest Nigerian Musicians in 2016 as Davido Tops Wizkid (Photos)
He has shown that if you want to be successful in Nigeria, give people what they want and you will be blessed with wealth. Iyanya’s hit song, “Kukere”, complete with it’s one unique dance steps, currently has more than 15 million views on youtube. His net worth is $12.5m.
06. Davido – $14.5m
What he lacks in physical appeal, he makes up with great vocal talent, perhaps the twisted version of Wizkid.
Meet the Top 10 Richest Nigerian Musicians in 2016 as Davido Tops Wizkid (Photos)
Davido’s two songs “Aye” and “Gobe” are currently having 15 million and 11 million views respectively on youtube. Son of a politician and business man, the self-styled ‘Omo Baba Olowo’ is worth $14.5m
05. Tu Face – $22.50m
The musician everyone respects in the industry, Tu Face has become the present day legend in African pop culture. By the time he hangs his trumpet, he will be studied in universities across Africa.
Meet the Top 10 Richest Nigerian Musicians in 2016 as Davido Tops Wizkid (Photos)
African Queen remains his biggest hit ever, meaning that this legend lives largely in the past glory as he has not been able to do another song more popular than or even close to its popularity. But what he lacks in hit songs, he makes up in reproduction, building future generation of Idibias. Tu Face’s net worth is $22.50m
04. D’Banj – $25.0m
From life in the streets of The United Kingdom to MoHits and one of the biggest superstars Nigeria has ever seen.
D’Banj has proved that what you need to become successful is in you. You don’t need to look for it elsewhere, it is within you.
Meet the Top 10 Richest Nigerian Musicians in 2016 as Davido Tops Wizkid (Photos)
His biggest song ever is the last song produced by Don Jazzy, ‘Oliver Twist’. It dethroned P-Square’s songs ‘Chop my Money’ temporally in 2013 as the highest viewed Nigerian song on youtube before ‘Personally’ from P-Square reclaimed the number one spot. D’Banj’s net worth is $25.0m
03. Flavour – $28.5m
Almost all the artistes in the industry have featured Flavour in their songs. His vocal ability is unrivaled. He is one of the very best the industry has ever seen.
Meet the Top 10 Richest Nigerian Musicians in 2016 as Davido Tops Wizkid (Photos)
From the moment he picked up the guitar, you now he is destined for the top. Flavour N’abania is one like no other and no one could mimic him successfully no matter how hard they try.
02. Don Jazzy – $35.0m
The only musician in this list with no song to call his own, yet, he commands so much respect and money that even the best in the industry dare not ask who is he. Don Jazzy is a builder, a producer extraordinaire and industry pacesetter.
Meet the Top 10 Richest Nigerian Musicians in 2016 as Davido Tops Wizkid (Photos)
Whatever he lays his hands on becomes gold. He raised D’Banj to the status of international superstar, and when D’Banj left, he produced other superstars. Dorobucci, Adaobi, Eminado, Sulurere, Banana are some of the major hits he produced after the MoHit saga. Don Jazzy’s net worth is $35.0m
01. P-Square – The Richest Musicians in Nigeria – $128.0 million
They have no competition, they only compete with themselves. Outside Akon, P-Square is the biggest music stars ever come out of Africa, dead or alive!
Meet the Top 10 Richest Nigerian Musicians in 2016 as Davido Tops Wizkid (Photos)
Pick up the all time African top 10 music video on youtube, P-Square alone has 5, leaving the other 5 for the entire artistes in Africa to share! Personally = 42 million+. Chop My Money = 24 million+. Beautiful Onyinye = 22 million+. Do me = 14 million+. Teste The Money = 9 million+. The only celebrity in the Nigerian entertainment industry that has mansion in Banana Island where properties are sold in billions. They are the Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi of African music. P-Square is the only artiste in Africa you dare not book with less than $100,000. P-Square’s net worth is, $128.0 million.
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