See Top 6 Richest African Musicians and Their Networth As At 2020
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Africa as continent has produced award winning musicians who have made fortunes through music.
Without further ado, let's check out the Top 6 richest African musicians and their networth this 2020.
6. Sarkodie - $ 7million View pictures in App save up to 80% data.
Sarkodie is a Ghanian rapper and enterpreneur born as Michael Owusu Addo in Tema, Ghana.
However, he is the owner of a record label called "sarkcess music record label" and a fashion business called "sark clothing". Apart from that he has featured some Nigerian musicians like Davido, 2baba, Banky W, Timaya, Burna boy, Tiwa Savage and more.
5. Don jazzy- $10 million View pictures in App save up to 80% data.
Don jazzy is one of the richest musicians in Africa who happens to drop from third to fifth position in 2020.
However, he was born has Michael Collins Ajereh on November 26, 1982 in Umahia Abia state Nigeria. Besides, he is a record producer, singer, songwriter and enterpreneur.
In 2012 he started a record label of is own called " Mavins record" where he has signed musicians like Tiwa Savage, Di ja, Reekado banks and more.
Morover, Don jazzy has own awards for "producer of the year" for four consecutive times.
4. Wizkid- $20 million View pictures in App save up to 80% data.
The Nigerian songwriter was born as Ayodeji ibrahim Balogun on 16 July 1990, in surulere Lagos, Nigeria.
The Nigeria singer who started his music Career at the age of 11 in a church choir. During that time, he managed to release a collaboration album with the Glorious five, a group him and his friends in church formed.
Later in 2009 Wizkid was signed to Banky w record label called "Empire mates Entertainment" (E.M.E). Later he released is first single "Holla at your boy" .
After that he founded his own record label called " Starboy entertainment" in 2013. In 2016 he started going international after is collaboration with Drake "one dance" , then he also featured Beyonce on the single "Brown skin girl".
In 2018, Wizkid was featured in the Guniness world records as the first Afrobeat artiste from Africa.
3. Davido- $24 million View pictures in App save up to 80% data.
The Nigeria singer was born as David Adedeji Adeleke on November 21, 1992 in Atlanta, Georgia USA.
However, he is a songwriter and a record producer who owns the record label called "DMW Records" . Apart from that, he has also been signed to another successful record label called "Sony entertainment" .
He has also been a record producer for Naeto c, Skales, Tiwa Savage and Sauce kid. The Nigerian musician has also won many awards which includes " Music video of the year" on Been Tv awards and "Africa artiste of the year" on Ghana music awards.
2. Black coffee- $60 million View pictures in App save up to 80% data.
The south African Dj was born as Nkosinathi Inno Maphumulo on 11 March 1976 in south Africa.
However, Black coffee is a Dj, record producer and the owner of a record label called "Soulistic music record label". Besides, he is the richest musicians in South Africa and the second richest in Africa.
In fact, some of his awards includes "Dj awards of breakthrough" " Dj of the year in 2015.
1. Akon- $80 million View pictures in App save up to 80% data.
The Senegalese - American singer, songwriter, record producer and actor was born as Alioume Damala Badara Akon Thian on April 16 1973, in St Louis Missouri USA.
Besides, the Senegalese owns a record label which has signed most of the richest musicians like Lady Gaga and T- pain. He has also been recorded that he has over $35 million sales on his songs and albums over the year. Apart from that, Akon has been a music record producer for Michael Jackson and Snoop Dogg.
The singer has also been nominated for the Grammy awards in five consecutive times.
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