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Top 10 RICHEST Female Nigerian Artistes And Their Net Worth 2018


Top 10 RICHEST Female Nigerian Artistes And Their Net Worth 2018

Top 10 Richest Female Nigerian Artistes Their Net Worth for 2018 has been rolled out here on

A lot has been said about the Nigerian music Industry being male-dominated which is rightly so. Again, some top female acts like Tiwa Savage have mentioned that they’re not on exactly on the same pedestal with the male colleagues in a lot of ways, especially talking about the paychecks. The men earn higher even when the ladies work twice as hard to level up the gap.

That being said, female Nigerian music stars are nevertheless doing really great for themselves. Yemi Alade once said she could sell out shows outside Nigeria just like any of her male counterparts. Going by Yemi Alade’s assertion we would like to list out some of the top female earners in the music industry right now.

The list is a round up of what the female music stars are worth. Estimates are made from their performance/appearance fees, endorsements and music sales and tours.

Here Are The Top 10 RICHEST Female Nigerian Artistes And Their Net Worth 2018 below:

10. Simi – Worth $700,000

Simisola Bolatito Ogunleye is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. Simi began her musical career as a gospel singer when she released her debut studio album in 2008 titled Ogaju.

She burst into popularity in 2014 after she released “Tiff”, a song which got nominated at The Headies in 2015 and placed her as one of the top artiste in the country.

Simi is currently signed to X3M Music under which she released her second studio album. She is linked to Adekunle Gold and Falz the bad guy. Her net worth is estimated to be $700,000.

9. Nneka – Worth $1.3 million

Nneka is a Nigerian hip hop/soul singer based in Germany. She began her musical career in 2004 while performing as an opening act for dance hall reggae star Sean Paul at Hamburg. Nneka has toured and traveled to many countries in Europe and Africa and her net worth is said to be $1.3million which sees her enter the 9th position among the richest female musicians in Nigeria today.

8. Cynthiana Morgan – Worth $1.5 million

Morgan began singing professionally in 2007, but became a fan favorite in 2010 when she featured in Jhybo song. In 2013, she released “Don’t Break My Heart” under Northside Entertainment Inc.

She is number 8 on the list of richest female musicians of Nigerian origin. The song made crazy waves topping the musical chart for weeks. Her song “German Juice” is a hit. She is a well recognized figure in the music industry in Nigeria. Her net worth is estimated to be $1.5 million.

7. Waje – Worth $1.7 million

Waje featured in P-square hit track “Bizzy Body” in 2007 and also in a reality show powered by MTV Base South Africa and Zain which boosted her career in music. She signed a mouth watering endorsement deal with telecommunication giant, GLO. She occupies number 7 on the list of richest musicians in Nigeria 2018.

Waje is a household name and also one of the richest females in the musical industry with a net worth of $1.7million.

6. ASA – Worth $2Million

“Asa” whose full name is Bukola Elemide is a Nigerian-french singer. She came to limelight when she released her first single “Eye Adaba”, Jailer, e.t.c in 2009. She has a number of great hit songs and is reported to have signed an endorsement deal worth millions of Naira with GTBank after recording an official song for them.

5. Seyi Shay worth $2.1 million

Seyi Shay returned from UK to Nigeria in 2011 and released “Loving your way” and “No le le”. These two songs became the hit songs which boosted her singing career in Nigeria and in 2013, she released “Irawo”,”chante” etc.

4. Chidinma worth $2.8 million

It is no surprise that Chidinma Ekile also known as Miss Kedike is among the list of the top 10 richest female
musicians in Nigeria 2017/ 2018. Her fame began after she won the third season of the MTN Project Fame West
Africa in 2010. Immediately after that year, she released her singles “Jankoliko”and “kedike” which won for her the Kora Awards for the Best Female west African Act.

Chidinma has been a brand ambassador for MTN for three years now. Her net worth is estimated $2.8million.

3. Omawumi worth $3 million

Omawumi started her singing career in 2007 after she was voted as the 1st runner-up for Idol West Africa Competition. Her first single “In the music” boosted her career and since released some hit tracks.

She is a brand ambassador of Globacom,, Mortein, and Malta Guiness. Her net worth is currently put at $3million.

2. Yemi Alade worth $4.2 million

Yemi Alade elevated to stardom after she released her hit track “Jonny”. Her “Jonny” music video is currently the
most viewed musical video on YouTube than any other female artiste in Nigeria. She also released some dope tracks like “kissing”, Take over, Tangerine. She is also a brand ambassador of Bacardi Breezer, Bland2Glam,an online Jewelry store, Close up toothpaste. Her net worth is put at $4.2million this 2018.

1. Tiwa Savage worth $4.85 million

Tiwa Savage first hit single “kele kele love” made its way up to the Nigeria music charts. She is currently signed to Marvin Records Label and has major hit songs like “Love me” “Eminado”,etc. She has performed in international shows and is also a brand ambassador to Maggi, Forte
Oil, Pepsi and Konga. Tiwa Savage’s net worth is currently set at $4.85million. She is the richest female
musician in Nigeria as she recently signed a multi-million dollar contract with Jay-z music record label.

There you have it, the updated list of top 10 Richest Female Musicians in Nigeria. Do you agree with the list?

We would love to hear your opinion in the comment section below.

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  1. Kingstuntz

    September 11, 2018 at 8:06 am

    This is a great list, thanks for the update.

  2. Uwem Obot

    October 23, 2018 at 8:08 pm


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