Richest African musicians in 2021(in net worth in million U.S. dollars)
Characteristic and Net worth in millions in U.S. dollars
Youssou N’Dour (Senegalese)
Youssou Madjiguène Ndour, generally known as Youssou N’Dour, is a Senegalese musician, songwriter, composer, occasional actor, businessman, and politician who was born on October 1, 1959.
“Perhaps the most famous singer alive” in Senegal and much of Africa, according to Rolling Stone magazine in 2004.
He served as Senegal’s Tourism Minister from April 2012 to September 2013.
According to reports, Yousou Ndour is Africa’s wealthiest artist, with a net worth of approximately 145 million dollars.
(American-Senegalese) Akon’s net worth is 80 million dollars approximately according to sources.
Aliaune Damala Badara Akon Thiam, better known by his stage name Akon, was born in New Jersey on April 16, 1973. He is a Senegalese-American singer, songwriter, record producer, and entrepreneur. After the release of “Locked Up” (featuring Styles P), the first single from his debut album Trouble (2004), and the second single “Lonely,” he rocketed to notoriety in 2004.
Dj Black Coffee (South African)
(South Africa) Dj Black Coffee net worth is 60 million dollars
Nkosinathi Innocent Sizwe Maphumulo, best known by his stage name Black Coffee in the creative arts business, is a South African DJ, record producer, singer, and composer.
He started his career in 1994 and has since released nine studio albums and a live DVD.
Maphumulo rose to prominence after taking part in the 2004 Red Bull Music Academy in Cape Town. He won the “Breakthrough DJ of the Year” award at the DJ Awards in Ibiza in September 2015.
Don Jazzy (Nigerian) (Nigeria) Don Jazzy’s Net Worth is around 30 million dollars
Michael Collins Ajereh, better known by his stage name Don Jazzy, is a Nigerian record producer, audio engineer, record executive, singer, songwriter, entrepreneur, and philanthropist who was born on November 26, 1982. Mavin Records was founded by him and he is the CEO.  Don Jazzy and Dbanj were co-owners of the defunct Mo’ Hits Records record company.
Wizkid (Nigerian) (Nigeria) Wizkid’s net worth is around 20 million dollars.
Wizkid, Wizzy, Big Wiz, Machala, or Starboy is a Nigerian singer and songwriter who was born on the 16th of July, 1990. He began recording music at the age of 11 and went on to create a joint album with the Glorious Five, a group he founded with a couple of his church buddies. In 2009, Wizkid signed with Empire Mates Entertainment (E.M.E) for a record deal.
(Nigeria) Rudeboy’s net worth is approximately 16.1 million dollars
Paul Okoye, best known by his stage name Rudeboy, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, and record producer who was born on November 18, 1981. In the 2000s, he rose to stardom as part of the P-Square duet with his identical twin brother Peter Okoye.
(Nigeria) Davido’s net worth is 16 million dollars
David Adedeji Adeleke, better known by his stage name Davido, is a Nigerian-American singer, songwriter, and record producer who was born on November 21, 1992.
After the release of “Dami Duro,” the second song from his debut studio album Omo Baba Olowo, Davido became famous (2012). Davido got the Next Rated award at The Headies in 2012. He also had a handful of hit singles between 2013 and 2015, and in January 2016, he inked a record deal with Sony Music. He then launched the Davido Music Worldwide (DMW) record company, which has signed acts like Dremo, Mayorkun, Peruzzi, and Liya. Davido inked a record deal with Sony’s RCA Records in July 2016. Son of Mercy, a five-track EP released in October 2016, was his first release.
Mr. P (Nigerian)
Mr P’s networth is 15.22 million dollars
Mr. P, a Nigerian entertainer, singer-songwriter, dancer, record producer, multi-instrumentalist, and businessman, is also known as Peter Okoye.
“Cool it down,” “For my head,” “My way,” “Look into my eyes,” “ebeano,” “Woki woki” featuring Nyanda, “Zombi” featuring Simi, “One more night” featuring Niniola, “Karma,” “Too late,” “Like Dis like Dat,” and “Follow my lead” featuring Wande Coal are among the 12 singles he has released since going solo in 2017.
On April 1, 2021, he released his debut album, “The Prodigal,” which featured Mohombi, Simi, Teni, Singah, Tamar Braxton, DJ Switch, Ovikelz, and Wande Coal.
2 Face Idibia (Tuface) (Nigerian)
Innocent Ujah Idibia, also known as 2Baba, is a Nigerian singer, musician, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, philanthropist, humanitarian, and activist who was born on September 18, 1975. He was known as 2face Idibia until July 2014. He is one of Africa’s most successful and well-known Afro pop performers. MTV Europe’s Best African Act Award went to 2Baba for the first time in 2015.
2 Face or 2Baba’s net worth is 15 million dollars
(Nigeria) D’banj’s net worth is 11 million dollars
Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo, also known by his stage name D’banj, is a Nigerian musician, singer, songwriter, rapper, lawyer, entrepreneur, and television personality who was born on June 9, 1980. He has won a number of awards, including Best African Act at the MTV Europe Music Awards in 2007, Artist of the Year at the MTV Africa Music Awards in 2009, Best International Act: Africa at the 2011 BET Awards, and Best-selling African Artist at the 2014 World Music Awards, as well as the Evolution award at the 2015 MTV Africa Music Awards.
Characteristic Net worth in million U.S. dollars
|Characteristic||Net worth in million U.S. dollars|
|145 million dollars|
|80 million dollars|
|60 million dollars|
|30 million dollars|
|20 million dollars|
|16.1 million dollars|
|16 million dollars|
|15.2 million dollars|
|2Face Idibia (Tuface)
|15 million dollars|
|11 million dollars|