There are various richest musicians in Africa. They are famous for their talent and musical skills. They have established their names in Africa and beyond. Let’s know about the top 10 richest musicians in Africa in 2022.
1) Youssou N’dour – $145 Million
Youssou N’dour has a net worth of $145 million and is the richest musician in Africa. A man who is known for his extraordinary vocal range and for introducing mbalax – a Senegalese popular music style – to international audiences. Youssou N’Dour was born on October 1, 1959.
He is a Senegalese singer, songwriter, musician, songwriter, occasional actor, businessman and politician. Rolling Stone magazine once described him as “perhaps the most famous living singer” in Senegal and much of Africa.
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2) Akon – $80 Million
Akon has a net worth of $80 million and is among the richest musicians in Africa. For several years, Akon has been described as the richest musician from Africa. He is among the world’s most recognized musicians.
3) Black Coffee – $60 Million
Black Coffee has a net worth of $60 million and is also one of the richest musicians in Africa. His real name is Nkosinathi Innocent Sizwe Maphumulo. The South African musician, record producer, singer and songwriter is also a multi-awarded DJ. He received the Breakthrough DJ of the Year at the DJ Awards.
4) Wizkid – $30 Million
Wizkid has a net worth of $30 million and is also one of the richest musicians in Africa. Aside from singing, Wizkid has received many endorsements with MTN Nigeria, UBA and GLO (who paid him over $240,000 million to be their ambassador).
5) Davido – $29 Million
Davido has a net worth of $29 million and is also one of the richest musicians in Africa. The acclaimed Omo Baba Olowo or OBO is a sensational musician in Africa. He is extremely famous among African youths.
6) Asa – $28 Million
Asa has a net worth of $28 million. She is one of the richest musicians in Africa. She is also a prominent musician among the list of the richest musicians in Nigeria. Bukola Elemide, whose stage name is Asa, is a famous and beautiful Nigerian-French singer, songwriter, performer and artist.
7) Don Jazzy – $18 Million
Don Jazzy has a net worth of $18 million and is also one of the richest musicians in Africa. Collins Michael Ajereh, known by the stage name Don Jazzy, is also a producer and entrepreneur.
8) Burna Boy – $17 Million
Burna Boy has a net worth of $17 million and is one of the richest musicians in Africa. Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu, known worldwide as Burna Boy, is a Nigerian singer, rapper, songwriter and dancer. Burna Boy is eighth on our list of the 10 richest musicians in Africa.
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9) 2Face Idibia – $16.5 Million
2Face has a net worth of $16.5 million and is also one of the richest musicians in Africa. 2Face, now called 2Baba, remains one of the most influential Nigerian artists in 2022.
10) Paul Okoye – $16 Million
Paul Okoye, also known as Rudeboy, has a net worth of $16 million and is one of the richest musicians in Africa. Rudeboy started his music career by singing in school plays with his twin brother Peter Okoye (Mr P) while attending music school. The duo was popularly known as P-Square.
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