In today’s story, we present you with 20 African musicians who are the wealthiest on the continent in the year 2021. If you glance at the net wealth of top African artists, you’ll realize that African-descended singers rate equally alongside their peers from across the globe.
Their high-end assets, sparkling vehicles, and executive lifestyles speak volumes, leaving a high-quality impression with their followers. There is no question that Africans derive a lot of strength and endorse their talents in literature.
The Forbes list identifies the western and southern parts of Africa as the hotspots of great musical genres. Countries like South Africa and Nigeria are at the top of the chart, with several top-ranking musicians.
1, Youssou N’Dour
At the age of 60, Senegalese legendary artist Youssou N’Dour becomes Africa’s wealthiest musician in 2021, with an approximate net worth between $145 million and $150 million.
Senegalese singer Aliaune Damala Badara Akon Thiam, also known as Akon, is the second-wealthiest artist in Africa at the age of 47, with an approximate net worth of $80 million in 2021.
3, Black Coffee
South African artist Nkosinathi Innocent Maphumulo, best known by his stage name Black Coffee, is the third richest performer with an approximate net worth of $60 million in Africa in 2021 at the age of 44.
4, Don Jazzy
At the age of 48, with an approximate net worth of $30 million, Nigerian album producer Michael Collins Ajereh, professionally known as Don Jazzy, is fourth on the list of the wealthiest musicians in Africa in 2021.
Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, known professionally as Wizkid at the age of 30, is Africa’s fifth wealthiest singer with an approximate net worth of $20 million in 2021.
Nigerian singer and former member of the famed PSquare duo group Paul Okoye aka Rudeboy, at the age of 39, is the sixth richest musician in Africa with an estimated net worth of $16.1 million in 2021.
At the age of 28, with an estimated net worth of $16 million, Nigerian singer David Adedeji Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, is the 7th richest musician in Africa in 2021.
8, Mr P
At the age of 39, with an estimated net worth of $15.2 million in 2021, Nigerian singer and former member of the famed duo group Psquare Peter Okoye aka Mr P is the eighth richest musician in Africa in 2021
9, 2Face Idibia aka 2Baba – net worth of $15 million.
10, D’Banj -net worth of $11 million.
11, Banky W -net worth of $8 million
12, Sarkodie -net worth of $7.5 million.
13, Flavour -net worth of $7 million.
14, Jidenna -net worth of $7 million.
15, Tiwa Savage -$7 million.
16, Jose Chameleon (Uganda) — $6 million
17, Tinashe (Zimbabwe) — $6 million
18, Koffi Olomide (Congo) — $5 million
19, Fally Ipupa (Congo) — $5 million
20, Diamond Platinumz (Tanzania) — $5 million