2017 LIST OF TOP 10 NIGERIAN RICHEST FEMALE MUSICIAN

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2017 List of Top 10 Nigerian Richest Female Musician/Nigerian musicians are actually doing great in their music career just like the men canterpart are doing their things and raking in some money into their various bank accounts.

In this post we are going to be giving to you list of Nigeria Top 10 Richest musicians and their net worths this estimates are made from their performance and appearance fees,Endorsements deals and music sales and Tours.

Below is the list of some of the A list female musicians in Nigeria who happens to be the Top 10 Richest female musicians in Nigeria.

1.TIWA SAVAGE


Mavin first Lady and Nigeria queen of music who is also a mother of one is the at the top of this list.
This singer is certainly the richest female act in Nigeria and has two albums to her credit which are “ONCE UPON A TIME Released(2013)and “RED” (2015)

The singer who was formally a banker has various endorsement deals was once a brand ambassador for telecommunication gaint in Nigeria MTN,e-commerce brand Konga and is currently a brand ambassador for Forte Oil,Pepsi and Pampers.

Tiwa Savage charges high for performance and appearances fees.

She is Estimated to worth $4.82M
2.YEMI ALADE

Yemi Alade popularly known for her song ‘Johnny’is next to Tiwa Savage in the Top 10 Richest Nigerian Female artistes 2017,Yemi who is known as the queen of YouTube Nigeria,She has over 100 million views on her music videos with Johnny as her best single yet, according to statistics with over 70 million on digital streaming platforms and YouTube accounting over 600 million of the total.
She is a brand ambassador for ABC hair relaxer, Nairabox etc. She has two albums to her name ‘King of Queens’ (2014) and the highly acclaimed ‘MAMA AFRICA’ 2016. The singer cuts big checks for her performances across Africa. Miss Yemi Alade’s net worth is estimated to be around $4.2M.

3.Omawumi

Omawumi Megbele is a lawyer who turned singer.Omawumi gained prominence after emerging first runner-up on the maiden edition of music reality show West African Idols,and since the has remained on top of her game proving herself as one of the best vocalist in Nigeria.Omawumi has two albums to her name ‘Wonder Woman’ (2009) and ‘Lasso of Truth’ (2013).

She performs at high-profile government or social events with juicy paychecks. The ‘Play na Play’ crooner has endorsement deals with Nigerian e-commerce company Konga, Malta Guinness and telecom Glo. Her net worth is estimated to be $3M

4. CHIDINMA

Chidinma Ekile popularly known as Miss Kedike is also a product of reality show but this time MTN Project Fame.
Chidinma is a brand ambassador for MTN. She has had the opportunity of being featured on Coke Studio Africa for some years. The petite and light-skinned singer regarded as a top female music act both in Nigeria and around Africa. She is valued at an estimated $2.7M.

5. SEYI SHAY


Deborah Oluwaseyi is a female Nigerian artistes with a good discography to her name. The former X Factor UK contestant and Island Record UK artiste stands at number 5 on the list. Seyi Shay currently has a running endorsement with international beverage company Pepsi.

The ‘Murda’ crooner has had a stint with Etisalat and Samsson phone as brand ambassador. Seyi Shay is one of the most sought after female Nigerian artistes with high performance fees. Also she recently landed an ambassadorial deal with emerging phone brand Gionee in 2017. Her net worth is put at roughly $2.1M.

6.ASA


ASA whose real name is Bukola Elemide is a French -Nigeria female musician.
Asa net worth is mainly from sales of music,album tours and very little from brand endorsements.

Asa an award winning singer made a theme song ‘Place to be’ for Guarantee Trust Bank which she received a bogus payment. Only recently the singer disassociated herself from the Nigerian bank for undisclosed reasons.

Asa’s net worth is placed around $2M

7.WAJE

Waje Iroube who hails from Edo State comes next.WAJE is Known for her vocal strength she has had endorsement deals with Glo, and numerous humanitarian NGOs. Waje headlined the song ‘Strong girl’ which is the theme song for ONE Campaign’s ‘Poverty is Sexist’ in 2015 and also joined Bono in Lagos, Nigeria for the Lagos campaign in 2015.

Waje is among the judges for music reality show franchise The Voice Nigeria alongside 2Baba (2face Idibia), Timi Dakolo and Patoranking.

The songstress net worth is put at an estimated $1.7M.

8.CYNTHIA MORGAN

 

Cynthia Morgan aka Madrina is arguably Nigeria’s number one female reggae and dancehall. She is signed to Northside Entertainment Inc. She broke into Nigeria’s music landscape with her songs ‘Don’t Break My Heart’ and ‘Lead Me On’. The female dance-hall act who maintains a fierce red hairdo is valued at an estimated $1.5M net worth.

9.NNEKA

Nneka Egbuna simply known as Nneka, is a Nigerian hip hop/soul/reggae singer, songwriter and actress based in Germany. She sings in Igbo, English and Nigerian Pidgin. She is one of the earliest Nigerian musicians to have bagged a music recording contract with international music giants Sony Music.

Nneka has also worked with Reebok and her track “Shining” topped global charts in 2013. Her song “Heartbeat” has been remixed and sampled several times – most notably by Chase & Status and Rita Ora respectively.Her estimated net worth is put at $1.3M.

10. NIYOLA

Eniola Akinbo(NIYOLA)Is the first lady of the Empire Mates Entertainment (EME) first lady. She is no new comer as she began her music career in 2005 as an affiliate of Eldee’s Trybe Records. Subsequently, Niyola was officially signed to EME in 2012. She is best known for her breakthrough Afro R&B hit ‘Toh Bad’ which earned her a couple of nominations and a Nigerian Entertainment Award as “Best Female Artiste” in 2013. The female singer and songwriter has an estimated net worth of $500,000.

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