There are many female artist in Nigeria today but we bring you the first ten richest of them all. Their wealth are not estimated from their music alone, it is estimated both in endorsement and deals. Below are the ten richest female artist in the Nigerian music industry.
10. SIMI, WORTH $700,000
Simi’s real name is Simisola Bolatito Ogunleye, she is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. Simi started her musical career as a gospel when she released her debut album titled Ogaju in 2008. Simi became popular in 2014 when she released “tiff” and the song was nominated for the 2015 headies and this made her one of the top artist in Nigeria. Simi recently got married to Adekunle Gold who is also a musician in the Nigerian industry. She is currently signed to X3M music and she produced her second album under this record label. Simi’s net worth is estimated to be $700,000. She is married to Adekunle Gold who is also a very popular Nigerian musician.
9. NNEKA, WORTH $1.3MILLION
Nneka is Nigerian hip hop singer based in Germany. In 2004 Nneka began her musical career while performing as an opening act for dancehall reggae star sean Paul and Hamburg. Nneka’s net worth is estimated $1.3million. She has travelled to many country both in Africa and Europe.
8. CYNTHIA MORGAN, WORTH $1.5MILLION
In 2007 Cynthia Morgan started singing professionally, but in 2010 she became a favourite for fans when she featured in jhybo song. In 2013, she released “don’t break my heart” under northside entertainment inc. This song topped the musical chart for weeks. She also released a hit titled “German Juice” she well recognised in the Nigerian music industry, she has a net worth estimated $1.5million.
7. WAJE, WORTH $1.7MILLION
Waje is a singer and songwriter, she featured in psquare “bizzy body” in 2007 and also in a reality show powered by MTVbase South Africa and her career in misic was also boosted by zain. Wake also signed a big deal with Glo Waje’s net worth is estimated to be $1.7million.
6. ASA, WORTH $2MILLION
Asa is one of the great women we have in the music industry, her full name is Bukola Elemide she is a Nigerian- French singer. She came to limelight when she released her first single “jailer”, “eye adaba” and so on in 2009. After recording an official song for GTBank she signed an endorsement deal worth millions of naira with the bank. Asa’s networth is estimated $2million, also ASA is one of the most respected female musician in Nigeria.
5. SEYI SHAY, WORTH $2.1MILLION
In 2011 seyi shay returned to Nigeria from the U.K and released her song “loving your way” and “no lele” the brought her musical career success because the songs were big hits in Nigeria. She also released Irawo and chante in 2013. In the MTVbase award in Africa seyi shay performed with an American pop star Neyo. She has signed big deals with bicardi, Breezed and Etisalat, but her most recent deal is with Pepsi. Seyi shay has an estimated net worth of $2.1million.
4. CHIDINMA, WORTH $2.8MILLION
Chidinma Ekile who is also know as miss kedike is one of the big females musicians in Nigeria. She became famous after she won the MTN project Fame West Africa in 2010. After winning the project Fame the next year chidinma released her singles “jankoliko” and “kedike” this made her won the kora awards for the beat female West African act. Chidinma has been a brand ambassador for mtn for 3years now. Chidinma’s net worth is estimated to be $2.8million.
3. OMAWUMI, WORTH $3MILLION
Omawumi started her musical career in 2007 after she was voted as the first runner-up for idol West African competition. Omawumi is a brand ambassador of globacom, konga.com, mortein and Malta Guinness. Her first singlesingles “in the music” boosted her career, Omawumi’s net worth has been estimated to be $3million.
2. YEMI ALADE, WORTH $4.2MILLION
Yemi Slade is one of the beautiful musicians in Nigeria, she is know to be a fashion star who brings out the beauty of African native attires. She is also know for her fine African hair styles. Yemi Alade became popular when she released her first hit song tittle “jonny” her Jonny music video is currently the most viewed musical video on youtube than any other female artist in Nigeria she has other tracks like “kissing” and “Tangerine”. She is also a brand ambassador of Bacardi breezer, bland2glam, an online jewelry store, closeup toothpaste. Yemi Alade has a net worth estimated to $4.2million.
1. TIWA SAVAGE, WORTH $4.85MILLION
Tiwa savage who is signed to mavin record label owned by Don Jazzy brought her first hit song “kele kele love”. Some of her major hit songs are “eminado” and “love me”. Tiwa is a brand ambassador of maggi, Forte oil, konga and Pepsi. She is the richest female musician in Nigeria with her net worth estimated to $4.85million. She recently signed a multi-million naira contract with jay-z music record label. Tiwa savage is a single mother who has continue to bring hit tracks to her fans.
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