Richest Musicians in Nigeria 2016/2017 Top 10
Couple of Months ago when this portal is newly launched , i created a post with the title Top 10 richest musicians in Nigeria 2016/2017 , i had to write about it because my readers wanted to be clear about Richest Musicians in Nigeria (2016/2017) who are currently getting that money to their respective back accounts like non stop . It took me some weeks to sources for relevant inormation that served as basis for ranking them but unfortunately my hosting company had a serious problem and all my website informations was lost .
Resulting from this development that post that people crave for every now and then got missing and couldn’t be recovered , that is why i am writing on the Top 10 richest musicians in Nigeria 2016 again . This informatiion that is going to the revealing the Top 10 richest musicians in Nigeria 2016/2017 is mainly based on media reports accompanied by some other yardsticks as well . In fact , it is near impossible that one can come up with an accurate list of the richest (Musicians) artistes in Nigeria but we can assure you that this ranking is pretty close . These days , every body want’s to be a musician but it not their fault it is because they see the extravagant lifestyle that musicians are flauting on social media . There are thousands and millions of graduates in the streets of Nigeria and Africa atlarge with no job , they are just like destitutes .
It’s so funny these days after spending two years for pre-degree, four years for Bsc, two years for masters and someone would just make some senseless noise and start making money.” this comment was made by a bitter twitter user and pondering on it carefully you would notice that the statement is op .
In thesame vein , i would also consel our youth to go to school and study because it will go a long way to help your music career . Well, it is time to keep the ball rolling as we bring you the comprehensive list of Top 10 richest musicians in Nigeria 2016 composed by Nigerian Info Box Blog .
Richest Musicians in Nigeria 2016/2017 Top 10 (By Nigerian Info Box Blog )
They include Peter and Paul Okoye of P-SQUARE, they are two in number because they are twin singers . The duo are well known and loved by many and they have been said to be the richest musician (artiste) in Nigeria 2016 even in 2015 . They get their funds from several angles including their massive album sales , they have many albums to their names with huge sales in market, ITunes inclusive. Invite them for a show and be ready to give them #7million to #8million per show because their brand is very unique and adore in Africa . They get show like forever , going from one tour to another with alot of crowd cheering and crying to their performance .
The multiple award winning P-SQUARE consisting of Peter and Paul Okoye have an endorsement deal with Globacom telecommunications worth about N240m for four years . Their reign started back in the days because they were very focused on achieving alot in life and they have really gone far on that quest . Casting our mind back to 2010 , P-Square won the KORA award for Best Africa Artiste which came with mouth-watering $1m (N150m) , they love automobiles so much just like every other Nigerian musicians . Their cars include Sequioa Sports Utility Vans (SUVs), one hummer SUV, truck bus, Toyota Altima just to mention a few . They also invest alot in real estate and they have houses in differnent corners of Nigeria .
2. DON JAZZY
I know almost all of you would know this man . Don Jazzy is a singer, song writer, producer who has written and produced many songs in the industry. He doesn’t need much introduction because he is a popular figure in the Nigeria Music Industry . Couple of years back , Don Jazzy and D’Banj formed a Record Label called Mo’Hit and they signed some singers to the Label Wande Coal, Dr Sid, D’Prices inclusive on the list of artiste signed to the Label. They were growing bigger and better everyday but something very serious happened along the lien and that was the end of the Label . Don Jazzy , being a very creative and good entrepreneur went ahead to singlehandedly found another label MARVIN RECORDS , you would agree with me that this Label is the biggest and most popular in Nigeria today . Don Jazzy is currently enjoying the fruit of his labour right now .
Don Jazzy charges #500,000 to produce a song. He has an endorsement deal with Loya milk and MTN as well .
3. D-BANJ (KokoMaster)
D-banj is one of the most stylish celebrity in Nigeria not just as a musicians alone , he is very famous in Nigeria and other foreign countries because he is a traveller that is always travelling here and there for concert . D-banj use to be number one Nigerian musician who have a huge international recorgnition but change is constant , Wizkid Balogon has taken that crown from him recently . If you are a fan of Wizkid and you follow trends then you would effortlessly know what i mean by that . D-banj prefer to be address as KokoMaster , he charges between the ranges of #6million and #7million per show. His endorsement dreams include-multi-million Chris Aire,as the face of his watches, UAC Foods, African Ambassador for Beat By Dre , a lucrative deal with Power Fist Energy drink , Virgin Colour Soft drink, an endorsement deal with Bank of Industry , headliner for Hennersey in 2013 …. just name them . This funny story was making round as at last year that the KokoMaster was broke , when i heard it i laughed because the lean man would always say ”Who No Go No Know” .
His Date of birth is June 9, 1980 .
4. 2FACE IDIBIA
As far as Nigerian music is concerned , 2Face Idibia and a couple of other few singers are the founding fathers of Nigeria Music Industry . 2Face Idibia is among that few Nigerian singers who created a nitch for Nigerians to follow in the Nigerian Music World . In time past , nobody knew that someone could make alot of making from singing but 2Face Idibia oppened the eyes of many Nigerian and today they are enjoying it. 2baba is the founder of 2Face Idibia Reach- Out Fondation whose motto is “Service to humanity” a Non Government Organisation . He was very popular then for his controversial life style , his women drama . He is said to charge between #5 million and #6million per show and he has endorsement deals with brands like Guinness worth #20 million and Airtel worth #22 million .
At the number five spot is Wizkid Balogun . Wizkid is that singer that knows how to kill beat , he is one of the youngest artistes in the industry and the richest as well that is what really matters . He was discovered by late OJB Jestreel before Banky W signed him to his E.M.E record label where he rose to stardom . At some point in his career while he was still under Banky , they had a falling out which made him leave the label to establish his own Star boy Records . Wizkid charges #5 million per show and has endorsement deals with MTN, Glo and Pepsi.
6. BANKY W
This man is said to be the king of R&B in Africa . HE is also known as Mr Capable who will always ask you ”What are you Capable of ” . I don’t know if you still remember that line in one of his hit back in the days . He was born March 27, 1981 , he is the CEO of EME records but he has refused to marry we don’t know why . He charges per show #3millon to #4 million and he is sure of 3 to 4 show in a week . Banky W is a brand ambassador of Etisalat and Samsung Mobile for West Africain region , as if that is not enough the R&B sensation signed another multi million naira deal with Ciroc .
7. DAVIDO AKA O.B.O
This is Omo baba olowo the son of a wealthy man that didn’t wait for his rich father to take care of his expenses , he had to hsutle for himdself and be his own boss . Davido was born November 21, 1992 and you would easily understand that him and wizkid are among the youngest musicians in Nigeria 2016/2017 . He has an endorsement deal with MTN Pulse and Guinness.
He is one of the richest Nigerian artistes who started in his career in a platform called Mtn Project fame, he won the competition and he became famous . He was born October 31 1986 , he is CEO of Made Men Music Ground (Tripple MG) . He has some couple of endorsement deal with MTN,Zinox Computers and Solo Mobile.
9. TIWA SAVAGE
Tiwa Savage is the richest female singers in Nigeria and she is the only one that will be appearing on this list . Tiwa Savage was born February 5, 1980 and she is the first lady of MAVIN RECORDS before Dija . The songtress has an endorsement deal with MTN, Pepsi, Forte Oïl and Maggi.
10. OLAMIDE BADDO
All hail the king of the street . His real name is Olamide adedeji better known as Olamide Baddo’neh . He is the most respected and most hardworking rapper in Nigeria who has won alot of award even in the last 2015 Headings . Last year during an interview MI abaga aknowledge that Olamide is the most Industrous rapper in Nigeria . You know what that means , even the rap king is letting you know the koko . Olamide born March 15, 1989 is an award winning musician who has made alot of cash from his album sales, he also makes some amount of money from his record label and has an endorsement deal with Etisalat . He is a show killer who go from one show to another which keeps his bank account pilling up everyday .