This list make s up the latest rating of the top 10 richest musicians in Ghana and their net worth as revealed by Forbes in this year. The Richest Musicians In Ghana 2017 was not left behind during the Forbes rating as the music industry is fast booming following the rise of hit songs.
Ghanaian music is gradually becoming a strong competition to all other African music producing countries like Nigeria and in turn making musicians in Ghana quite a renowned stars. Though some people you may expect to make the first list in the 2017 top Richest Musicians In Ghana may not be there, but Forbes never makes mistake.
The major thing that busted the net-worth is the top 10 Richest Musicians In Ghana success is that some of them have won local and international awards as well their amazing performance in so many shows and endorsement deals. So see the lists of top richest musicians in Ghana below…
List of Top 10 Richest Musicians In Ghana 2017/2018
1. Okyeama Kwame
Okyeame Kwame is a Ghanaian rapper, actor and entrepreneur. He is the owner of One Mic Entertainment music label, Kwame started his musical career with Daniel Kofi Amoateng in 1997 and parted ways in 2004.
Okyeame Kwame made it as the number one in the richest musicians in Ghana because he has won many awards and endorsement deals starting from 1999 when he won Ghana Music Awards for Hiplife song Of the year.
2. Sarkodie (Michael Owusu Addo)
Michael Owusu Addo, known by his stage name Sarkodie, is a Ghanaian hip hop recording artist and entrepreneur from Tema. Sarkodie won the Best International Act: Africa category at the 2012 BET Award. In 2015, Sarkodie was ranked the 19th most Influential Ghanaian by e.tv Ghana.
Sarkodie was officially unveiled as Samsung Electronic brand ambassador in 2012 also in 2013 he signed an endorsement with FanMilk Ghana and he is also in partnership with Tigo Telecommunications Ghana, which led to him suddenly topping in the top richest musicians in Ghana 2017.
R2Bees is a Ghanaian hip hop and hiplife star, he is a recording artist, singer-songwriter, performer his record label is R2Bees Entertainment, Starboy Entertainment. His crow is made up of Faisal Hakeem (Paedae da Pralem/Omar Sterling) and Rashid Mugeez (Mugeez). They were nominated at the 2013 BET Awards.
The stars have countless awards to their name R2Bees and have also have also performed in countless shows both local and international. R2Bees has done many songs in Association with Sarkodie, Wizkid, Davido, Asumadu Killbeatz, Criss Waddle, Wande Coal, Tinchy Stryder.
4. Fuse ODG (Nana Richard Abiona)
The fourth position in the top 10 richest musicians in Ghana and their net worth is Nana Richard Abiona, better known by his stage name Fuse ODG, is an English recording artist of Ghanaian descent. Fuse ODG is best known for his 2013 single “Antenna” which peaked at number 7 on the UK Singles Chart.
5. Becca (Rebecca Akosua Acheampomaa Acheampong)
Rebecca Akosua Acheampomaa Acheampong, better known by her stage name as Becca, is a Ghanaian singer, songwriter and actress. She was a contestant on the second season of TV3’s annual singing competition, Mentor. Becca was nominated in the City People Entertainment Award for Ghana Musician of the Year (Female)
Becca is currently signed to her manager Kiki Banson record label “EKB” she has two studio album and have done collaborations with 2face, MI and South African group Uhuru.
6. Shata Wale
Shatta Wale is one of the most influential Ghanaian reggae dancehall musician. His hit song Dancehall King was his major breakthrough song in music industry in Ghana.
Guinness Ghana Breweries, unveiled Shatta Wale as one of their brand ambassadors in 2014. In 2015 he was named the 38th Most Influential Ghanaian by E-TV Ghana, he has performed in many local and international shows.
7. Tinny (Nii Addo Quayno)
Nii Addo Quayno better called by his stage name as Tinny is one of Ghanaian popular Rapper, who has graced so many events. Tinny has won several awards, performed in local and international shows. Since his debut in the music world in 1994 he has released just five albums but took him to the 7th position in the 2017/2018 top 10 richest musicians in Ghana list.
8. Stonebwoy (Livingstone Etse Satekla)
Livingstone Etse Satekla better known by his stage name Stonebwoy is a Ghanaian afropop, dancehall and reggae artiste. He is the CEO of Burniton Music Group considered as one of Ghanaian leading dance hall artiste.
Stonebwoy started shining as a music star when he enrolled himself on the popular rap competition “Kasahare Level” on Adom FM alongside Sarkodie, Dr Cryme. He has won the prestigious BET Award for Best International Act: Africa.
9. Efya (Jane Awindor)
The 30 year old Jane Awindor, better known by her stage name Efya, is a Ghanaian neo soul vocalist, songwriter, performer and actress from Kumasi who came into the limelight of top richest musicians in Ghana when she participated in the maiden edition of the Stars of the Future talent show and since then she hasn’t relent.
The last but not the least in the list of top 10 richest musicians in Ghana and their net worth in no other person than the renowned Edem.
10. Edem (Denning Edem Hotor)
Denning Edem Hotor shortly known as Edem as his stage name is a Ghanaian recording artist and entertainer. Edem started music in high school where he formed a 6 member group called Ringmasters, he is the only son to his parent who are both dead and was born in Dzodze in the Volta Region of Ghana. Edem rose to fame in 2006 with his first hit single “WOTOME WOSHI” and he got signed to The Last Two Entertainment Group that same year.
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