Who Is Next -Top 10 Richest Hip Hop Artists In Nigeria..

It is no secret that hip-hop artists in Nigeria are often very wealthy people. Today, we have compiled a list of top ten richest musician in Nigeria in hip-hop to prove that. Join us, as we count down to the richest hip-hop artist in Nigeria, and learn more about some of your favorite musicians. 

Before we begin, we would like to point out once more that we are only showcasing artists who can be classified under the genre hip-hop. For that reason, you might not see some of the big names in the Nigeria music industry. With that said, let’s kick off our list with our №10. 


10. Tekno We begin our list of top richest musicians in the genre of hip-hop with the young Augustine Miles, who most people know as Tekno. Even though he is only 25 years old, and his career has begun rather recently, Tekno has already managed to become one of the richest musicians in Nigeria. We have previously reported that Tekno net worth is $2.5 million. He earned this thanks to his music, as well as several endorsement deals, including MTN Nigeria and Sony Music. The author of the popular track Pana likes to spend his fortune on expensive cars; he owns a BMW x6, an Acura and a Mercedes Benz CLS 550, which cost him more than $200,000.

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 9. M. I Abaga Next, we have Mr. Jude Abaga, also known as M.I Abaga or simply M. I. This 36-year-old rapper, producer and entrepreneur has been active on the Nigerian music scene for more than a decade, and his bank account has benefitted greatly from that. M. I actually stands for Mr. Incredible, and taking into account how much money he has, this name is very fitting. Over the years, M. I net worth has reached $3.9 million (according to BioNetWorth). Apart from his music, he also gains money from his record label called Chocolate City. It seems like M. I’s life is sweet as chocolate! 

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8. Timaya Our №8 is none other than Inetimi Alfred Odion, who you probably know as Timaya. The Dem Mama singer won everyone over with his talent and charisma. His solo career in the Nigerian music industry has lasted ever since 2005, and he is known for his many catchy tracks. After more than a decade in the industry, Timaya has earned himself quite a fortune. According to NaijaMusic, Timaya net worth is $5.5 million. He earns several cars, wears designer clothes and accessories, and flies first class. 

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7. Banky W Olubankole Wellington, known to all as Banky W, has also gotten himself a spot on our list of top ten richest artist in Nigeria in the genre of hip-hop. This famous rapper, actor and producer has been in the game since 2002 and is showing no signs of quitting. TheNetWorthPortal claims that Banky W is worth $11 million. The artist is the ambassador of such big brands as Ciroc, Etisalat and Samsung. In addition to his music and endorsement deals, he also rakes in cash via Empire Mates Entertainment, where he is the CEO. 

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6. Olamide Olamide Adedeji is a well-recognised name in Nigerian hip-hop. His albums are sold by the thousands, his music videos are viewed by millions, and his name is known by every Nigerian. Olamide net worth is currently $13 million (according to TheNetWorthPortal). Olamide has been able to make this big of a fortune thanks to his successful music career, as well as his many endorsement deals, including deals with Guinness, Ciroc, Sure Bet 24/7, Etisalat and many others. He spent a portion of his money on a large mansion, a Mercedes G-class, a 2012 Honda, a Land Rover and a Toyota Venza, among other things. 

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5. Wizkid : we have Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, who you probably know as Wizkid. Ever since he was 11 years old, the artist has been performing and steadily gaining popularity. At the age of 27, he has millions of fans listening to his music and millions of dollars sitting in his accounts. In 2018, Wizkid net worth is the whopping $14 million. To achieve this, he worked tirelessly for years, recording great tracks, touring the world and endorsing various brands, including Pepsi, MTN, Glo, Guinness and many others. The artist loves expensive cars, particularly Porsche, and he has had at least two over the years. 

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4. Davido: In fourth place, there is a man, whose name you have probably heard a million times. Be it because of his music, or because of his baby mama drama, David Adedeji Adeleke, or simply Davido, loves to be the centre of attention. Thanks to the massive media exposure on top of his talent, the artist has managed to earn quite a lot for his 25-year-old self. These days, Davido net worth is $22 million. He spent some of this money on his gigantic fleet of cars and a gorgeous house called Nikki Mansion. 

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3. 2face Idibia Technically also in fourth place, we have Innocent Ujah Idibia, as a person that has been around the Nigerian show business for over 20 years, he sure has made a name for himself. As you might have guessed, 2face Idibia net worth is also $22 million, as we have previously noted. He spends it on houses in Lekki, Magodo and Banana Island, as well as on cars, for instance, on Chevrolet Corvette Coupe. 

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2. Flavour : Coming in at number 2, there is Chinedu Izuchukwu Okoli, who you most likely know as Flavour N’abania, or simply Flavour. He has been around in the industry since 2005, and he surely has not been playing around. Most sources, including NaijaMusic, claim that Flavour net worth is the astounding $28 million. In addition to the sales of his tracks and tour tickets, Flavour also has a long-standing partnership with energy drink Bullet, which must bring him quite a lot of cash, judging by how often he posts about it. 


1. D’Banj We have finally reached the top of our list, and it is none other than Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo, who you know as D’Banj. He has been on the grind since 2004 and his years with Don Jazzy, and his hard work paid off big time.

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As stated by TheNetWorthPortal, D’Banji net worth is $30.5 million. He is the ambassador of Beats by Dre, Globacom, Ciroc, SLOT, as well as many others. He owns D’ Kings Men Media Ltd. and MCOMM Ltd. D'Banj also has a penchant for luxurious cars, as he owns several Toyota Prado’s, a Bentley and an Aston Martin Vantage. That is all for our list of top 10 richest hip hop artists in Nigeria.

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Read also: Top Five Wealthiest Hip-Hop Artists 2018.

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