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If you are interested in the world of music, you will probably want to know the answer to the question: “Who is the richest musician in Nigeria?” Of course, they are all talented, hardworking and each of them has a unique style of performing, but only the best of the best is on top of this rating. Go on reading to find out the names of top 10 wealthiest musicians in the country.
These people are household names in the Nigerian music industry, and all of them definitely deserve fame they already possess. Besides, these famous and richest Nigerian musicians not only make money for themselves but also enhance the country’s reputation in Africa and worldwide.
Who is in the list of the richest musicians in Nigeria?
To find out who is the richest artist in Nigeria 2019, one should take into account the net worth of each of them. Nigerian Infopedia presented a long list with the net worth of the most popular country musicians. So swipe up to see the full list from less to more rich singers! 10.
Olamide – net worth N5 billion
Olamide Adedeji is known in Nigeria as Olamide (his other nicknames are Olamide Baddo and BaddoSneh). He is a rising superstar of Nigerian hip-hop music horizon. The singer was born on March 15th, 1989, in Bariga, Lagos State. By the way, he is known for recording mostly in his native language, Yoruba. His career blossomed in 2010 when he released his single “Eni Duro” and in 2011 his album “Rapsodi”. The successful album was followed by the second album “YBNL”, which featured a few hit singles and they made Olamide popular in no time.
Nowadays, he has seven studio albums and is featured on one compilation recording. He has won many awards like NEA, at the most prestigious Nigerian and African award ceremonies. He was also the first Nigerian celebrity to sign an endorsement deal with Ciroc brand. Currently, Olamide net worth is about N5 billion, just a bit less than Phyno’s one. That is why the rapper has three houses and several cars including Mercedes-Benz G Class, Range Rover Sports, Range Rover V8 and Toyota Camry.
The stage name of the musician has a wonderful meaning: Phyno means “phenomenal.” The singer is indeed a phenomenal personality because he has many talents and desires. The man wanted to be a pilot, a doctor, he played drums and piano, and at the same time could create his rendition of every recording he heard. Fortunately, he had chosen to become a musician, and it was the right choice that brought him N5.5 billion and made Phyno one of the world household names.
The singer started his career in 2003 and even moved to Lagos to have more perspectives. He also was a producer for such well-known stars as Flavour, Timaya, Mr Raw and several others. Today he is 32 (the singer was born in 1986), and he goes on working. Therefore, he deserves to be one of the Nigerian richest artists who drive the Bentley GT Coupe.
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