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Top 10 Richest African Musicians 2020, According To Forbes Magazine

....One of the constant things in life is change; so is the listing and de-listing of Forbes Top 10 Richest African Musicians. When it comes to music Africa is in the fore front and its musicians are always remembered in the world. In the words of the Legendary African musician Fela Kuti, who believed that music is a spirit, states " Getting to the top of the ladder requires more than good vibes and lyrics, but the combination of the invisible and visible.

These artist on this year's list have found a way to combine the two, while also serving us with good music. On this list we have musician coming from all over Africa, Nigeria dominated this year's list taking six of the spots on the top 10 list this year with a new comer Burna Boy, making his debut on the list joining his fellow Nigerian musicians Wizkid, Don Jazzy, Banky W, Timaya and Davido.

Although there wasn't any change to the number 1& 2 positions, with Akon and Black Coffee returning their positions respectively as the richest musicians in Africa estimated by Forbes Magazine.

..Without any Further ado let's get to it, Here are the Top 10 Richest Musicians in Africa 2020

10. Burna Boy

Full Name : Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu

Stage Name: Burna Boy

Date Of Birth: 2 July 1991

Source Of Income: Singer, Songwriter, Rapper & Dance

Record Label: Spaceship, Bad Habit, Atlantic & Warner Music

Nationality: Nigerian

Net Worth: $ 3.5 Million


9. Wizkid

Full Name : Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun

Stage Name: Wizkid/ Starboy

Date Of Birth: 16 July 1990

Source Of Income: Singer & songwriter

Record Label: Starboy, R.C.A & Sony Music

Nationality: Nigerian

Net Worth: $ 4 Million


8. Tinashe

Full Name : Tinashe Jorgensen Kachingwe

Stage Name: Tinashe

Date Of Birth: 6 February 1993

Source Of Income: Singer, songwriter, dancer, model, record producer & actress

Record Label: ROC Nation, R.C.A

Nationality: Zimbabwean

Net Worth: $ 6 Million


7. Sarkodie

Full Name : Michael Owusu Addo

Stage Name: Sarkodie

Date Of Birth: 10 July 1985

Source Of Income: Rapper, Songwriter & Entrepreneur

Record Label: Sarkcess

Nationality: Ghanaian

Net Worth: $ 7.5 Million


6. Timaya

Full Name : Inetimi Timaya Odon

Stage Name: Timaya

Date Of Birth: 15 August 1977

Source Of Income: Singer, songwriter & Businessman

Record Label: D.M.W records

Nationality: Nigerian

Net Worth: $ 8 Million


5. Banky W

Full Name : Olubankole Wellington

Stage Name: Banky W

Date Of Birth: 27 March 1981

Source Of Income: Singer,songwriter, actor, rapper & politician

Record Label: Empire Mates Entertainment

Nationality: Nigerian

Net Worth: $ 9 Million


4. Don Jazzy

Full Name : Michael Collins Ajereh

Stage Name: Don Jazzy

Date Of Birth: 26 November 1982

Source Of Income: Singer, record producer, songwriter & entrepreneur

Record Label:Mo' Hits Records, Mavin Records

Nationality: Nigerian

Net Worth: $ 10 Million


3. Davido

Full Name : David Adedeji Adeleke

Stage Name: Davido

Date Of Birth: 21 November 1992

Source Of Income: Singer,songwriter & record producer

Record Label: Sony Music, R.C.A, D.M.W

Nationality: Nigerian

Net Worth: $ 16 Million


2. Black Coffee

Full Name : Nkosinathi Innocent Maphumulo

Stage Name: Black Coffee

Date Of Birth: 11 March 1976

Source Of Income: DJ, record producer & songwriter

Record Label: Soulistic, Ultra Music

Nationality: South African

Net Worth: $60 Million


1. Akon

Full Name : Aliaune Damala Badara Akon Thiam

Stage Name: Akon

Date Of Birth: 16 April 1973

Source Of Income: Singer, rapper, songwriter, record producer, actor, entrepreneur & philanthropist

Record Label: Akonik, B.M.G, Atlantic Konvict, KonLive, Republic, Universal Motown, S.R.C, UpFront

Nationality: Senegalese

Net Worth: $80 Million

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