Not very long ago the list of the top 10 richest musicians in Nigeria 2017 Forbes was presented to the world. In this article, we will answer the question ‘who is the richest musician in Nigeria’?Although these richest musicians in Nigeria presently have other investments apart from their musical career, the actual fact still remains that these richest Nigerian musicians are veterans in the entertainment industry. So, if you are looking for top 5 richest musicians in Nigeria 2017 and their net worth, their names are below.

5. Davido – Net worth N2.9 billion.

David Adedeji Adeleke popularly known as Davido, is one of the best musicians in the Nigerian music industry at the moment. He is presently signed with world music giants SONY records, and he’s one among the few Nigerian musicians with such international recognition.

4. Innocent “2Face” Idibia – Net worth N4.5 billion. 

This is the living legend of the Nigerian music industry. He makes his money from shows and endorsement deals with top brands of the country. By far he is one of the most marketable musicians in Nigeria at the moment. The number four spot on this prime ten richest list of Nigerian musicians 2017 is well merited for 2Face Idibia.

3. D’Banj – Net worth N5 billion.

The Koko Master is the third richest musician in Nigeria at the moment. He makes his money from shows and tours around the globe due to the fact he is a really strong marketable brand. He has also signed top endorsement deals which have fetched him money in recent years.

2. Don Jazzy – Net worth N6.5 billion

Don Jazzy is one among the top Music Producers in the Federal Republic of Nigeria at the moment. He is the richest music producer in Nigeria for the year 2017. He is also the boss of the Top record label, MAVIN, which has stars like Iyanya, Korede Bello, Tiwa Savage and Di’ja working with the brand. He is reported to charge about N500,000 to produce a song which explains how he makes his money.

1. P-Square – Net worth N15 billion

The twin duo PSquare takes the top spot on this 2017 listing of the richest musicians in Nigeria. They make a lot of money from their album sales, endorsement deals, shows, and tours. Media reports state that P-Square charges as high as 8 Million Naira per show and they appear in a large number of shows yearly which should help you imagine their estimated annual earnings. It can be recalled that they won the KORA awards for Best African Artiste in the year 2010 which came with a mouthwatering 150 Million Naira. These richest Nigerian musicians have built a strong fan base which has given them that much-needed publicity not just in Nigeria but globally. They are highly respected in the Nigerian music industry. Their popularity has given them the series of awards and because of this they sign endorsement deals on a daily basis.


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