5. 2Baba (2Face) – net worth N5.9 billion)
Innocent Ujah Idibia, who is known better under his stage names 2Face and 2Baba, has a secured place in the list of the richest and the most successful musicians in Nigeria. This man was born on September 18th, 1975, in Jos. He used to go by the name “2Face Idibia” until July 2014 and now he is known as 2Baba. Currently, he is one of the best-known Afropop musicians in Africa. Since 2004, when his debut album “Face 2 Face” saw the light, he has released six albums. 2Face net worth is estimated to be N5.9 billion. 2Face is married to actress and model Annie Macaulay. The two tied the knot in May 2012, which 2Face announced through his Twitter. Afterwards, they also had a traditional and white wedding, where all the most popular celebrities were invited. 2Face has seven children. Not all of them are from Annie.
4. D’Banj – net worth N6 billion
D’Banj is known in Nigeria for his outstanding music, memorable songs, and television work. His full name is Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo, and he was born on June 9th, 1980, in Zaria, Kaduna State. He won a lot of African, European and American awards for his Afropop and R&B compositions, carefully mixed with pop motives. His nickname is a creative combination of his name Dapo and the last name Oyebanjo. In 2016, he held the first place in T.I.N. Magazine’s rating of the richest singers, but since then, a few Nigerian superstars moved them to the fourth place. Nevertheless, he still remains popular. He has four studio albums, is featured on two compilation albums, and has released a huge number of hit singles. D’Banj net worth is reportedly N6 billion. D’Banj is married to Lineo Didi Kilgrow. Unfortunately, their little son Daniel III passed away in a tragic drowning accident in their house. D’Banj was not in the country at the time – he was at the BET Awards ceremony in Los Angeles.
3. Don Jazzy – net worth N7.5 billion
The popular Nigerian producer and singer Don Jazzy rose to prominence because of his musical talent, persistence, and ability to interact with people. His real name is Michael Collins Ajereh, and he was born on November 26th, 1982 in Umuahia, Abia State. Don Jazzy is a founder of the label Mo’Hits Records, which he founded together with D’Banj and which is now defunct. Don Jazzy and D’Banj parted ways in 2012 due to creative differences, and Don Jazzy did not waste any time – he shortly announced that he has founded a new label called Mavin Records. Eventually, he managed to sign some of the top Nigerian music stars on his label – Dr. SID, Tiwa Savage, Wande Coal, Reekado Banks, Korede Bello, Di’Ja, and many others. Don Jazzy calls his artists “Mavins”, and often records songs and compilation albums with them. Aside singing and producing, he also has profitable endorsement deals with such companies as MTN and Loya Milk. Don Jazzy net worth is estimated to be about N7.5 billion. Don Jazzy is not married yet, and he is considered to be one of the most popular Nigerian bachelors. Hopefully, the Nigerian producer will soon find the love of his life.
2. Wizkid – net worth N8 billion
The real name of the multi-millionaire Wizkid is Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, and believe it or not, once upon a time he was a simple boy who loved singing, and his passion was music recording. He was born in Surulere in Lagos State, on July 16th, 1990. He released a collaboration album at the age of 11 with the group “Glorious Five”, which was formed by him and his friends in church. He is also known as StarBoy and Lil Prinz – the first one is the name of his label Starboy Entertainment. He gained popularity with the release of “Holla at Your Boy”, the song from his debut album “Superstar” in 2010. Afterwards, he has released three mega-successful albums, as well as one compilation album and even recorded a hit song “One Dance” with worldwide famous celebrity Drake. This song appeared in Guinness World Records, with Wizkid becoming the first Afrobeat musician to appear in this book. Wizkid has a lot of lucrative endorsement deals, for instance with Glo and Pepsi. Wizkid net worth is N8 billion. Wizkid has three children and all of them are from different baby mamas. His eldest son is named Boluwatife Balogun, and his mother is Sola Ogudugu. The second son of Wizkid is Ayodeji Balogun, and the woman who gave birth to him is Binta Diallo. Zion Balogun is Wizkid’s youngest son, and his mother is his Wizkid, Jada Pollock.
1. Davido – net worth N9 billion
Finally, we got to the top of our rating, and Davido is rightfully the richest musician in Nigeria. Davido is a super popular singer and entertainer. His real name is David Adeleke. His songs gather a huge amount of views on YouTube, and he has a lot of endorsement deals with such companies as AXE and Infinix Mobility. Davido was born on November 21st, 1992 in Atlanta, the United States, but his family is Nigerian. He was focused on music since he was young. After the release of his debut record “Omo Baba Olowo”, which featured some hit singles, Davido gained prominence in Nigeria and Africa. Since then, he has released countless singles which brought him popularity and international recognition. According to the rating of the richest musicians, Davido net worth is N9 billion. Davido has two beautiful daughters: Aurora Imade Adeleke, whose mother is his former lover Sophie Momodu and Hailey Veronica Adeleke, the mother of which is his American ex-girlfriend Amanda. Currently, Davido is dating a woman named Chioma Rowland, Davido is extremely in love with her, and perhaps we will hear their wedding bells soon.
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