Top 3 Richest Musician In Africa; Two Out Of The Three Are Nigerians
Who is the richest musician in Africa right now and how much is the net worth? Africa have produced beautiful and talented musicians over the years and will continue to produce some of the world’s best in music. When it comes to African richest musicians, there is no controversy as to who is the richest.
Below are the top 3 richest musicians in Africa right now and their net worth stands shoulder to shoulder with some of the best and richest in the world.
3. Don Jazzy’s Net Worth | $35.0 Million
Don Jazzy is a talented Nigerian song writer, music producer, businessman and the CEO of Mavin Records. He is one of the top music producer and singer in Nigeria today with an estimated net worth of $35.0 million. Don Jazzy first hit album was D’banj “No Long Thing” which he produced for D’banj and was featured in under his former record label Mo’ Hits Records in 2005, that song/album launched Don Jazzy and D’Banj into limelight.
Don Jazzy has produced several other hit albums such as Wande Coal “Mushin2Mohits”, Dr Sid “Siduction”, Tiwa Savage “Once Upon a Time” and so many others. Don Jazzy owns an Oil and Gas Company called Mavin Energy Limited, and has been a brand ambassador for MTN, Loya milk, Samsung and the latest is with Johnnie Walker.
2. P-Square’s Net Worth | $128 Million
Peter Okoye and Paul Okoye popularly known as P-Square are twin brothers born in Jos, Nigeria. They are the the current richest musician in Nigeria. The duo were well recognized globally after they released “Bizzy body” in 2007 and have released many other hit songs and have won many awards.
P-Square are top musician that are recognized locally and internationally. They have been brand ambassadors for GLO telecommunication company for many years now! and they both owns and run their individual businesses. P-Square is the second richest musician in Africa with a net worth of $128 million.
1. Youssou N’Dour’s Net Worth | $135 Million
Youssou N’Dour is a singer, songwriter, actor, businessman and a politician from Senegal, he started singing since 1979. He has won several awards including Grammy award for (best contemporary world music album) for his CD Egypt in 2005, The New York Times described his voice as an “arresting tenor, a supple weapon deployed with prophetic authority”.
His hit song “Seven Seconds” a duet with Neneh Cherry, which he released in 1994, top three in several countries including the United Kingdom, Sweden, Germany and Poland. “Seven Seconds” stayed at No. 1 for 16 consecutive weeks on the French Singles Chart, he also wrote the official anthem of the soccer World Cup finals, “France 98”.
Youssou N’Dour owns a television station, a record label, several restaurants and a fashion line called “Youssou N’Dour Seduction” and has done many endorsement deals. N’Dour was appointed Senegal, tourism and culture minister in April 2012, he has made name and money for himself over the years making him the richest musician in Africa with a net worth of $135 million.