Am going to reveal to you here the list of Top Richest Nigerian Artist 2015, or top Richest Nigerian Musicians in 2015, this list according to the the Nigerians comes with lots of surprises, containing some young artists.
Many of the rich Nigeria musicians don’t really have any contract with any company, while many of them have endorsement deals with multinational companies, telecommunication companies as well as other money-spinning companies.
Great many others have huge investments, which in addition to the music career have further boosted their status in the society together with their wealth.
Here are the list Top Richest Nigerian Artist 2015 starting from number one
01. P-Square Net- worth = $128.0 million
P-Square are a Nigerian R&B duo composed of identical twin brothers Peter Okoye and Paul Okoye. They produced and released their albums through Square Records. They became the Richest Musicians in Nigeria with net-worth of $128.0 million
P-Square have no competition and just added to their profile by winning Artiste Of The Decade in just concluded MAMA Award 2015, they only compete with themselves. Outside Akon of Senegal, P-Square is the biggest music stars ever come out of Africa, dead or alive!
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.
Here is the breakdown of the albums that gave P-Square the total of their networth
Personally = 42 million+.
Chop My Money = 24 million+.
Beautiful Onyinye = 22 million+.
Do me = 14 million+.
Teste The Money = 9 million+.
02. Don Jazzy. net worth is = $35.0 million
Michael Collins Ajereh, popularly known as Don Jazzy, is a Nigerian Multi award-winning record producer, singer-songwriter, musician, former CEO of Nigerian record label Mo’ Hits Records and current CEO of the Mavin Records label.
He is the only musician in this list who has 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.
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 like Wizkid and co.
Some of his major hits which he produced after the MoHit saga are Dorobucci, Adaobi, Eminado, Sulurere, Banana.
03. Flavour. Net-worth = $28.5 million
Chinedu Okoli, better known by his stage name Flavour N’abania or simply Flavour, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and performer. He began his musical career as a drummer for a local church in his hometown of Enugu State
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.
04. D’Banj Net-worth = $25.0m
Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo known as D’Banj is from life in the streets of The United Kingdom to MoHits when the former CEO Don Jazzy brushed him up and made him one of the biggest superstars Nigeria has ever seen today.
D’Banj took home the The Evolution Award in this 2015 MAMA Award in South Africa, appearing as the second in the list of Top Richest Nigerian Artist 2015.
The artist 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. His biggest song ever is the last song produced by Don Jazzy, ‘Oliver Twist’.
05. 2 Face. net worth = $22.50m
Innocent Ujah Idibia popularly known as 2Face is a musician everyone in Nigeria respects especially those in the music industry, 2Face has become the present day legend in African pop culture.
But what he lacks in hit songs, he makes up in reproduction, building future generation of Idibias.
By the time 2Face hangs his trumpet, he will be studied in universities across Africa.
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.
06. Davido Net-worth = $14.5m
David Adedeji Adeleke popularly known as Davido has two songs “Aye” and “Gobe” which are 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.
Davido in this years MAMA Award in South Africa held late last month July 2015 won the Best Male Artiste of the year.
07. Iyanya – Net- worth = $12.5m
Iyanya Onoyom Mbuk, known by his mononym Iyanya was brought up from hungry MTN project fame 2012 winner to an international famous superstar within the space of three years;
Iyanya’s hit song, “Kukere”, complete with it’s one unique dance steps, currently has more than 15 million views on youtube.
08. Wizkid – Net-worth = $11.5m
Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, better known by his stage name Wizkid start as 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.
The 25 years old Top Richest Nigerian Artist 2015, is widely referred to as the Justin Bieber of Nigeria, Wizkid is one of the stars in the music industry that many upcoming artistes look up to.
09. Banky W – Net-worth = $9.0m
Olubankole Wellington, known under the stage name Banky W, is a Nigerian R&B artist, Banky W is surely a force to reckon with in Nigeria’s music industry.
Banky W first started from Etisalat to Samsung, he has the knack to land juicy endorsement deals anytime. He started with a copycat of Rihanna’s song, he graduated to becoming an international superstar, doing original songs and winning awards.
10. Timaya – Net-worth = $5.5m
Enetimi Alfred Odon, better known by his stage name Timaya, his vocal power is one of the strongest in the Nigeria music industry. He is one of the best and probably the most successful music star ever come out of the Niger Delta area .
Timaya has been reported to be far more successful than Daniel Wilson and others from the same start.
Timaya 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.
Others are as follows.
11. M.I – Net-worth = $4.94m
12. KCee – Net-worth = $4.91m
13. Tiwa Savage – Net-worth = $4.85m
14. Olamide – Net-worth = $4.50m
15. Ice Prince – Net-worth = $4.35m
16. Phyno – Net-worth = $3.6m
17. Duncan Mighty – Net-worth = $3.5m
18. Chidinma Ekile – Net-worth = $2.86m
19. Yemi Alade – Net-worth = $2.1m
20. Patoranking – Net-worth = $1.75m