The Nigerian music industry is one of the fastest-growing industries nationwide, and over the years, it has produced many talented female musicians
Here are the top 5 richest Nigerian female musicians.
- Tiwa Savage ($4.85 million)
Tiwa Savage is known for her first hit single “kele kele love” made its way up to the Nigeria music charts. She was formerly signed to Mavin Records Label and had major hit songs like “Love me” “Eminado”,etc.
She is currently under the Universal Music Record Label where she signed a lucrative contract.
She has performed in international shows and is also a brand ambassador to Maggi, Forte Oil, Pepsi and Konga.
Tiwa Savage’s net worth is currently set at $4.85million. She is the richest female musician in Nigeria as she recently signed a multi-million dollar contract with Jay-z music record label also.
- Yemi Alade ($4.2 million)
Yemi Alade elevated to stardom after she released her hit track “Jonny”. Her “Jonny” music video is currently the most viewed musical video on YouTube than any other female artiste in Nigeria.
She also released some fire songs like “kissing”, “Take over”,“Tangerine”.
She is also a brand ambassador of Bacardi Breezer, Bland2Glam,an online Jewelry store,Close up toothpaste. Her net worth is put at $4.2million currently.
- Chidinma ($2.8 million)
It is no surprise that Chidinma Ekile aka Miss Kedike is among the list of the top 5 richest female musicians in Nigeria.
Her fame began after she won the third season of the MTN Project Fame West Africa in 2010. Immediately after that year, she released her singles “Jankoliko”and “kedike” which won for her the Kora Awards for the Best Female west African.
Chidinma has been a brand ambassador for MTN for three years now. Her net worth is estimated $2.8million.
- Waje ($1.7 million)
Waje was featured in P-square hit track “Bizzy Body” in 2007 and also in a reality show powered by MTV Base South Africa and Zain which boosted her career in music.
She signed a mouth watering endorsement deal with telecommunication giant, GLO. She occupied number 7 on the list of richest musicians in Nigeria 2018.
Waje is a household name and also one of the richest females in the musical industry with a net worth of $1.7million.
- Simi ($700,000)
Simisola Bolatito Ogunleye is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. Simi began her musical career as a gospel singer when she released her debut studio album in 2008 titled Ogaju.
She became popular in 2014 after she released “Tiff”, a song which got nominated at The Headies in 2015 and placed her as one of the top artiste in the country.
Simi is currently signed to X3M Music under which she released her second studio album. She is married to Adekunle Gold, a popular songwriter and producer in the country. Her net worth is estimated to be $700,000.
Some of Simi’s songs include: Joromi, Ayo, Promise, Smile for me, Soldier featuring Falz the bad guy, Complete me, I Dun Care, Chemistry, Outta my head, Jericho, By you, etc.
There you have it, the updated list of top 5 Richest Female Musicians in Nigeria. What do you think?🤔