Richest female musicians in Nigeria as we all know music is paying heavily in Nigeria right now to both male and female artistes. It’s not surprising that Nigerian female artistes are counting millions in dollars just like their male colleagues. In this list of top 10 richest female musicians in Nigeria are some of the current bests in the industry. Find out if your favorite artiste is on the list.
Richest Female Musicians In Nigeria And Their Net Worth
10. Niyiola Net Worth | $500 Thousand
Niyiola began professionally in 2005, then she was signed to Trybe’s Records, but now signed to Empire Mates Entertainment label (EME) since 2012. In 2013 she released her first hit single Toh Bad, in 2014 Last Bus Stop, Love to Love You and her latest single Go On is really doing well.
Niyiola won in Nigeria Entertainment Awards for Female Artist of the Year in 2014, she has performed in many shows. She is one of the top female artist to reckon with in Nigerian music world and her net worth is estimated to be $500 thousand.
9. Nneka Net Worth | $1.3 Million
Nneka is a Nigerian hip hop/soul singer base in Germany, she started her musical career since 2003 but gained attention in in 2004 while performing as an opening act for dance hall reggae star Sean Paul at Hamburg Stadtpark.
Nneka singles “Heartbeat”, became her first song to break into the German Top 50 In September 2009, the song entered the UK Singles Chart at number twenty. Nneka has toured many countries in Europe and Africa and her net worth is estimated to be $1.3million.
8. Cynthia Morgan Net Worth | $1.5 Million
Cynthia Morgan started singing professionally in 2007, but break into limelight in 2010 when she featured in Jhybo song “Ejo le Fe Ro. In 2013 she released “Don’t Break My Heart” and “Lead Me On” under Northside Entertainment Inc.
The song became an instant hit, topping chart for weeks. Cynthia Morgan “German Juice” is like Nigeria National Anthem in Nigeria music world . Cynthia Morgan is well recognized in the music industry in Nigeria, her net worth is estimated to be $1.5 million.
7. Waje Net Worth | $1.7 Million
Waje featured in P-Square hit track “Bizzy Body” in 2007 and after participated in a reality show organized by MTV Base South Africa and Zain Nigeria, and came out as the first runner up, this helped to boost her career in the music world.
She has since produced other hit tracks like Coco Baby, For A Minute and Onye and so on. In 2013 Waje signed a mouth watering endorsement deal with GLO Telecommunication Company. Waje is a household name and one of the richest female musicians in Nigeria with a net worth of $1.7 million.
6. Asa Net Worth | $2 Million
Bukola Elemide popularly known as “Asa” is a nigerian French singer, she released her first singles Eyé Adaba, Jailer and Fire on the Mountain which she released in 2009 became an instant hit.
Asa has recorded so many beautiful songs since then, like Be My Man, Ba Mi Dele and her latest single Eyo. Asa signed an endorsement deal worth millions with GTBank after recording an official song for them. She has performed in many local and international shows. Asa is one of the most respected female musician ever emerged from Nigeria. Her songs are being played far and wide all over the world and will be played long after she is gone. Asa is one of the top 10 richest female musicians in Nigeria with estimated net worth of $2million.
5. Seyi Shay Net worth | $2.1 Million
Seyi Shay returned from UK to Nigeria in 2011 and released “Loving Your Way” and “No Le Le”, two promotional singles that helped launched her singing career in Nigeria and in 2013 she released Irawo, Chante, Killin Me Softly and so on. As a reward to hard work, Seyi Shay is currently among the top 10 richest female musicians in Nigeria.
Seyi Shay have performed in many shows and signed an endorsement deal with Etisalat, Bacardi Breezer an alcoholic beverage drink company and her latest endorsement deal is with Pepsi. Seyi Shay has made name for herself in the entertainment industry, her net worth is estimated at $2.1 million
4. Chidinma Net Worth | $2.8 Million
Chidinma Ekile also known as Miss Kedike success story began immediately she won the third season of MTN Project Fame West Africa in 2010. In 2011 she released her singles Jankoliko and Kedike and won Kora Awards for Best Female West African Act for her kedike song.
Her “Emi Ni Baller” single, made the first female musician to peak at number 1 on the MTV Base Official Naija Top 10 chart. Chidinma has been a brand ambassador for MTN for three years now. Chidinma’s current net worth is $2.8 million.
3. Omawumi Net Worth | $3 Million
Omawumi started singing professionally 2007 after she was voted as the 1st runner-up for Idols West Africa Competition. Her first single “In The Music” boosted her career and since released some other hit track If you ask me, The African Way, Warn yourself and so on. Omawunmi is one of the top 10 richest musicians in Nigeria today with good reasons.
Omawumi is a brand ambassador for Globacom, Konga.com, Mortein and Malta Guinness each worth several millions of Naira. Omawunmi net worth is current put at $3 million.
2. Yemi Alade Net Worth | $4.2 Million
Yemi Alade rose to stardom after she released her hit track Jonny. Her “Jonny” video is currently the most viewed on YouTube than any other female artiste in Nigeria. Yemi Alade went ahead to released some other hit tracks like Kissing, Tangerine, Take Over and Durotimi.
She signed an endorsement deal with Bacardi Breezer an alcoholic beverage drink company, Bland2Glam an online jewelry store and Close-Up toothpaste. Yemi Alade recently launched her own jewellery collection tagged
“YemiAlade Collection”, Yemi Alade net worth is $2.1 million.
1. Tiwa Savage Net Worth Is $4.85 million
Tiwa Savage first debut single “Kele Kele Love” song made its way to the top of several Nigerian music charts. She is now signed to Mavin Record label and have songs like Love me, Eminado and My darling her music videos are doing very well on YouTube.
Tiwa savage have performed in many local and international shows and brand ambassador to Konga, Maggi, Forte Oil and Pepsi. Tiwa Savage’s Net worth Is $4.85 million.