Top 5 Richest Musicians In Africa And Their Current Net Worth 2021
African music remains unmatched in the global music industry. African musicians have a way of entertaining people via their unique musical styles, tones and even dancing skills. The list here represents top 5 richest musicians in Africa 2021.
1. Youssou N'Dour ($145 million)
Youssou N'Dour is a Senegalese singer, songwriter, occasional actor and businessman. In 2004, Rolling Stone magazine described him as, perhaps the most famous singer alive in Senegal and much of Africa.
He has won both fame and fortune over the years and is known to be the richest musician in Africa. His net worth is estimated to be $145 million.
2. Akon ($80 million)
Akon has earned is money through his work in the music industry has contributed to the majority of his personal net worth of $80 million, this is not the only way that Akon has earned money. In February 2007, he launched his own clothing line, called 'Konvict Clothing'.
3. Black Coffee ($60 million)
Even though he has been in the music industry since 1995, his career launched to international levels through the Red Bull Music Academy in 2003 and is known for his deep, soulful house music compilations.
He is said to be worth $60 million. He owns a fleet of luxury and flashy cars, including a Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon, a Mercedes CLK and a Maserati. He also owns a jet.
4. Don Jazzy ($30 million)
Collins Michael Ajereh, known as Don Jazzy in the music scene, is the fourth richest African musician.
Don Jazzy's net worth is estimated to be over $18 million. Don Jazzy is both a music producer, entrepreneur and musician.
5. Wizkid ($20 million)
In September 2020, Wizkid became the first African artist to be certified Gold as a featured and lead artist in the United States, as Come Closer sold 500,000 units.
All through the Year 2020, the talented Afrobeats superstar has been making money moves. It was reported that the superstar has a Deal with the United Bank for Africa Plc. Wizkid has an estimated net worth of $20 million dollars, and he is not backing down.
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