Here are the top ten richest musicians in Africa 2020 according to Forbes and their net worth
1 . AKON – NET WORTH $80 MILLION
Being the richest musician in Africa, Akon is a Senegalese-American singer, songwriter, record producer, actor, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. However, he was born as Aliaume Damala Badara Akon Thiam on April 16, 1973, in St Louis Missouri USA.
2 . Black Coffee – Net Worth $60 million
Being the richest musician in South Africa, he was born as Nkosinathi Inno Maphumulo on 11 March 1976 in South Africa. However, Black Coffee is a DJ, record producer, and owner of a record label called “Soulistic Music Record Label”.Besides, he is the richest musician in South Africa and the second richest musician in Africa.
3 . Davido – Net Worth $24 Million
Davido is with no doubt the richest musician in Nigeria. Davido was born as David Adedeji Adeleke on November 21, 1992, in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. However, he is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, and record producer who owned the record label called “DMW RECORDS”.
4 . Wizkid – Net Worth $20 Million
Wizkid born as Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun on 16 July 1990, in Surulere, Lagos, Nigeria is one of Nigeria’s richest Musicians. However, Wizkid is a Nigerian singer and songwriter who started his music career at the age of 11 years old in a church choir.
5 . Don Jazzy – Net Worth $10 Million
Don Jazzy is also one of the richest musicians in Africa who happens to drop from third to the fifth position in 2020. However, he was born as Michael Collins Ajereh on 26 November 1982, in Umuahia, Abia State, Nigeria. Besides, he is a Nigerian record producer, singer, songwriter, actor, and entrepreneur.
6 . Sarkodie – Net Worth $7 Million
Sarkodie is by far the richest musician in Ghana. Sarkodie is a Ghanian rapper and entrepreneur born as Michael Owusu Addo in Tema, Ghana. However, he is the owner of the record label called ” Sarkcess Music Record Label” and a fashion business called “Sark Clothing”.
7. Tinashe – Net Worth $6 Million
Tinashe is a singer,songwriter, dancer, record producer and actress, she is a Zimbabwean, she was bron on February 6th 1993 Kentucky US. Moreover she has released songs and mixtapes which has peaked her on 58 on billboard 200 chart and has reached number 6 on UK R&B albums chart. She is currently signed to RCA Records.
8.Hugh Masekela – Net Worth 1.5 Million
He was born on 4th April 1937 Mitbank, South Africa. He is a trumpeter, Flugelhornist, cornetist, singer, and composer and he has been described by South Africans as the “father Of South African Jazz”. He won the International Award by BBC Radio awards in 2002, also he won the Legend awards by MTV Africa Music Awards in 2016. Finally, he was honored by Google with a Google Doodle
9. Oliver Mtukudzi – Net Worth $1.2 Million
He was born on 22 September 1952 in Zimbabwe, he is a singer, guitarist, businessman, human right activist, UNICAF Goodwill ambassador for the Southern African Region, he has released over 60 albums
10. Jidenna – Net Worth $1 Million
He was born in Wisconsin US on the 4th May 1985, he is a rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer, he is a Nigerian and his full is Jidenna Theodore Mobbison, He is a Grammy-nominated artist and is signed on Wandaland Record label owned by Janelle Monae.