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Top 10 richest African musicians (Updated 2019)

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Richest African Musicians: Forbes has released the list of Africa’s Top 10 richest music stars of 2019 with Nigerian celebrities Wizkid and Davido in it.

Akon, who is from Senegal but resides in the US, scooped the number one position.

Here’s the list:

1. Akon


With a net worth estimated at $80 million (Sh8 billion), Akon has over 35 million albums sold worldwide and has won numerous awards. He has been nominated for the Grammys five times and has 45 Billboard Hot 100 songs under his belt.

2. Black Coffee


His real name is Nkosinathi Maphumulo and was born in South Africa. He is one of the biggest producers and DJs in Africa.
He is the richest in South Africa with a current net worth of $60 (Sh6 billion).

3. Hugh Masekela


Masekela died in January this year. However, his estate is estimated to be worth $1.5 million (Sh150 million).

4. Don Jazzy
He is the richest artist in Nigeria with a net worth of $30 million(Sh3billion).

5. Tinashe
Although she resides in the US, the singer’s father is Zimbabwean. She is worth $6 million (Sh6 billion).

6. Jidenna


He is worth $1 million (Sh100 million)

7. Wizkid
He is worth of $20 million(Sh2 billion)

8. Davido


He is worth $16 million (Sh1.6billion).

9. Sarkodie
Forbes estimated Sarkodie’s net worth to be $5 million (Sh500 million).

10. Oliver Mtukudzi

Oliver Tuku Mtukudzi has 65 albums.

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