Top 10 Richest Female Musicians in Nigeria (2023)
Top 10 Richest Female Musicians in Nigeria are included in the following categories: Business (2022)
The music industry in Nigeria is endowed with a wealth of talent. We have some wealthy artists who make the list of the richest female musicians in Nigeria, proving that even if male musicians are popular around the globe, female singers aren’t being left behind.
We can claim that the female Nigerian singers aren’t doing a poor job because they consistently provide us with songs thanks to artists like Teni Makanaki, Yemi Alade, Simi, Tiwa Savage, Seyi Shay, and more.
Richest Female Singers in Nigeria
- Tiwa Savage
- Yemi Alade
- Seyi Shay
1. Tiwa Savage – $4.85 million in net worth
Tiwa Savage is without a doubt the richest female musician in Nigeria. The singer of “Kele Kele Love” has been around for a while and is familiar with the business.
Tiwatope Savage, a multi-award winner, was born on February 5th, 1980, and at the age of 16, she began her musical career as a vocalist for George Michael and Mary J. Blige.
She is Nigeria’s highest-paid female musician. After recently agreeing to a multi-million dollar contract with Jay-music z’s record business, she even saw a boost in her net worth.
The estimated value of Tiwa Savage’s net worth is $4.85 million.
2. Yemi Alade – $4.2 million in net worth
Yemi Eberechi Alade, also known as Yemi Alade to her admirers, was born on March 13, 1989, in Abia State, Nigeria.
Although she began performing in 2005, she rose to fame in 2009 after taking first place at the Peak Talent Show.
“Johnny,” one of the songs that helped her reach the top of the charts, has been viewed over 20 million times on YouTube.
With an estimated net worth of $4.2 million, Yemi Alade is ranked second on our list.
3. Omawumi – $3 million in wealth
Omawumi Megbele, also known as Omawumi or just Omawumi, is a Nigerian singer and actress who was born on April 13, 1982, in Delta State.
After releasing her debut song, “In the music,” in 2007, she began her career in music. She has since developed into one of the best in the Nigerian music industry as a result of his inclusion of other well-known Nigerian musicians.
Omawumi, who has an estimated net worth of $3 million, is in third place on our list.
4. Chidinma – $2.8 million net worth
Nigerian vocalist Chidinma Ekile, also referred to as Chidinma or Miss Kedike, was born on May 2 and 3, 1991, in the Kosofe Local Government Area of Lagos.
After winning the “MTN Project Fame West Africa” in 2010, she rose to fame.
She has declared that she is giving up performing in the secular music industry in favor of gospel music. Since she made her declaration, we have all been looking forward to her gospel music.
With an estimated net worth of $2.8 million, Chidinma Ekile ranks fourth on our list.
5. Seyi Shay – $2.1 million net worth
Deborah Oluwaseyi Joshua, often known as Seyi Shay, was born in London on December 21, 1985.
She is a singer and songwriter from Nigeria who has written hit songs for well-known companies like Konami’s computer game Crime Life in 2005.
Seyi Shay returned to Nigeria in 2011 to promote “Loving Your Way” and “No Le Le,” two of her greatest hits.
With an estimated net worth of $2.1 million, Seyi Shay ranks sixth on our list.
6. ASA – $2 million in wealth
Vocalist Bukola Elemide, often known as ASA, is of French and Nigerian descent.
She became well-known after releasing her back-to-back hit songs, including “Eye Adaba” and “Jailer,” to name a couple.
She has written a number of excellent popular songs and is said to have agreed to a lucrative endorsement deal with GTBank after recording the main song for them.
With a $2 million total net worth in 2021, ASA is ranked sixth.
7. Waje – $1.7 million net worth
Aituaje Iruobe, also known as Waje, was born in Akure on September 1st, 1980.
Waje, one of the wealthiest female musicians in Nigeria, has been around since 2007, when she collaborated with P-square on their smash song “Bizzy Body.”
With a total net worth of $1.7 million, she ranks seventh among the wealthiest female artists in Nigeria.
8. Madrina – $1.5 million net worth
One of the wealthiest female musicians in Nigeria is Madrina, also known by her stage name Cynthiana Morgan.
On September 23, 1991, Cynthia Ikponmwenosa Morgan was born.
After establishing “The Cynthia Morgan Company,” a record label, she changed her stage name to Madrina.
Cindy Morgan The estimated net worth is $1.5 million.
9. Nneka – $1.3 million in wealth
Nneka Egbuna, better known by her stage as Nneka, was born on December 24, 1980, in Warri, Delta state.
Her majority of songs were written in English, Igbo, and Nigerian Pidgin. She is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, and actress.
Given that she is not a well-known favorite in the Nigerian music industry, you may be asking who she is and how she made the list. But despite her lack of popularity, she is a well-known artist abroad.
Since Nneka Egnuna is based in Germany and represents us admirably there, she is deserving of inclusion on the list.
The total wealth of Nneka Egnuna is $1.3 million.
10. Simi – $700,000 in wealth
Simi was born on April 19, 1988, in Lagos with the name Simisola Bolatito Ogunleye. As a gospel singer in Surulere, she got her start in music.
Simi gained notoriety following the release of “Tiff” and “Jamb Question,” which received nominated for Best Alternative Song at the 2015 Headies.
Simi, who is married to fellow musician Adekunle Gold, was formerly signed to the X3M record label, where she had most recently published her albums until eventually establishing her own label under the name “Studio Brat.”
Simi’s estimated net worth is $700,000.