The List of Top 10 Richest Female Musicians In Nigeria

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Who are the top 10 richest female musicians in Nigeria 2019? Want information on this? Check out my list.

A lot of people have made it in the music and entertainment industry?  Undoubtedly, music industry is also one of the viable sectors of our economy.

So, becoming a musician in Nigeria is not a bad idea at all.


One of the routes people are taking to make it is to travel out of the country. The truth is, as you are planning to get out of the country, some are coming back and many are even staying to make their dreams a reality.

Nigeria is a blessed country with oil and gas and more than that. Also, many of the richest people in Nigeria are successful entrepreneurs, businessmen and women.

Not only male are doing this great job in the music industry, but also females. These females proved themselves to be outstanding and influential.

They have made their name in the process of singing, which have turned their talents into good profits. Of course yes!!!

These women have proved that what a man can do, a woman can do more and even better.

richest female musicians in Nigeria

Not quite long, we gave out the list of richest musicians in Nigeria. Today, there are so many talented, gorgeous, confident, successful richest female musicians in Nigeria.

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These females have really worked hard to get to where they are today, and they are really enjoying the fame.

Below, you will know more about 10 richest female musicians in Nigeria.

1. Tiwa Savage Net Worth $5 million

The first richest female artiste in Nigeria on my list is Tiwatope Savage known as Tiwa Savage.

She was born on February 5th 1980 in Ikeja. She is a Nigerian music artist, performer, actress and songwriter.

Her passion for music started, when she was very young and she has been dreaming of becoming a star and one of the richest female artistes.

This pretty lady faced a lot of challenges, when she first started, due to the lack of the local dialect that most Nigerians are used to.

Surprisingly, with time Tiwa Savage made necessary adjustments and changes to her accents and lyrics.

In 2012, she joined Don jazzy’s Mavin records. Her debut single “kele kele” became a huge success in 2013. She released “Once upon a time” (2015) R.E.D and in 2017 “Sugarcane”.

She has also collaborated with many artiste which include Don Jazzy, Reekado Banks, Dr Sid, Korede Bello, and Di’ja.

She has succeeded in winning many awards which include City People Entertainment Awards for Female Musician of the year 2011, MTV Africa Music 2014 for best female and many more.

Tiwa Savage net worth is currently estimated to be $5 million.

2. Yemi Alade Net Worth $4.2 million

Yemi Eberechi Alade was born on 13th March 1989 in Abia state. She attended St. Savior British primary school and went to Victory Grammar school in Lagos.

She furthered her education in the University of Lagos, one of the top 51 best universities in Nigeria.

Yemi Alade is the brain behind the popular song “Johnny” that earned her over 90 million views on YouTube.

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Yemi Alade rose to stardom when she won The Peak Talent Show in 2009, that was after she released her first single titled “Fimisile”.

She has also been featured on the cover of several magazines. She won many awards which include ELOY Award in 2013 and she has also won the best Female Award at the MTV African Music Awards.

This Yoruba slash Igbo pretty lady owns a jewelry line called Yemi Alade collections. Her estimated net worth is put as $4.2 million.

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3. Chidinma Ekile Net Worth $3 million

Chidinma Ekile popularly known as Chidinma was born on 2nd May 1991 in Ketu Lagos. Chiddy started singing at 6 years old and later joined church choir at the age 10. 

She rose to recognition, after winning the third season of the reality TV show project fame West Africa.

She’s not married yet but me I like weddings, I can’t wait to see her pre wedding photos o.

This” kedike” crooner, has signed in multi million deal with MTN. Her net worth is estimated as $3 million.

4. Asa Net Worth $2 million

Bukola Elemide Professionally known as Asa was born on September 17th, 1982 in Paris to Nigerian parents, but she grew up in a small town near Lagos.

This damsel must not be underestimated among the richest female musicians in Nigeria. I just love her mode of fashion because it is simple.

Apart from being among the richest female musicians, she has won the heart of people. This music star net worth is estimated as $2 million.

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5. Waje Net Worth $1.5 million

Aituaje Aina Ebele popularly known as Waje is also one of the best and richest female musicians in Nigeria. She was born on ist of September 1981.

She attended both her primary and secondary school at Word of Faith groups of schools in Benin City and later proceeded to university of Nigeria Nsukka.

When she was very little, she loved to sing at home with her own instrument such as a screwdriver, spanner and child made microphone.

She was featured  in Psquare hit singles “Do Me”. She was also a judge at the voice of Airtel.

As if that was not enough, she is also making her cool cash from acting. She has acted in a few Nollywood movies and Funke Akindele’s Jenifa diary.

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Waje’s net worth is estimated at $1.5 million.

6. Nneka Net Worth $1.4 million

Nneka Ogbuna is a Nigerian songwriter, singer and actress. This Germany based lady performs at musical concerts hosted in and out of the country.

She has signed many endorsement deals with big companies like Globacom, Starcom, etc.

In fact, she is one of the first Nigerian female artistes to sign a music recording deal with Sony Music.

She also earned money when she performs on stage. This versatile singer net worth is estimated as $1.4 million.

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7. Seyi Shay Net Worth $1.2 million

Deborah Oluwaseyi Joshua well known as Seyi Shay was born on 21st December 1985 and raised in London.

She attended command High school Maryland Lagos and went back to London for her university education. She showed her interest in music, when she was still very young.

She has collaborated with artiste like Michelle Williams, Justin Timberlake, and Robb Knoxx among others.  

Some of her notable performance include COSON song Award (2013), Star music trek (July 2013) in Asaba and many more. 

She is also brand ambassador to Gionee brand of phone. This talented lady net worth is estimated at $1.2 million.

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8. Niniola Net Worth $1.1 million

Niniola Apata known as Niniola was born on 15th December 1986 in Lagos state. She started singing at an early age.

She has released a number of hit singles and has really earned a lot of money and fame ever since she started her music career. Nini started music as her professional career in 2014.

Niniola has released  singles such as “Maradona,”  “Magun”, “This is it” and many more.

She has also won numerous award which includes most promising Female Artiste at Green Awards 2015, and youth Artiste of the year MAYA Awards 2018. Her net worth is estimated as $1.1 million.

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9. Omawumi Net Worth $1 million

Omawumi Megbele known as Omawumi was born on 13th April 1982. She is an actress, songwriter, and model, when she slays in classic Nigerian hairstyles, you’ll be like wow!

She started her music career in 2007.  Omawonder  is also one of the richest female musicians whose net worth is estimated as $1 million.

She is a brand ambassador for globacom,, and Malta guiness, and she rose to prominence, after she was emerge as the first runner up at the 2007 West African idols.

In 2014, she was nominated for best female Artiste of the year at the ELOY Awards.

9. Simi Net Worth $900k

Simisola Bolatito Ogunleye whose stage name is known as Simi, is the last talented lady on my list of top 10 richest female musicians in Nigeria.

She is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, vocalist and record producer. Simi was born on 19th of April 1988.

Simi started singing at a tender age when she was a member of church choir in 2014, and later rose to fame after the release of the single “Tiff”.

She has also collaborated with many artise like Falz, and her lover Adekunle Gold. Recently, Adekunle Gold and Simi secretly got married and this has really stirred the reactions from Nigerians.

She has received many awards which include best vocal performance, song writer of the year and many others. This beautiful lady has an accrued estimated net worth of $900,000.

So, whose net worth is close to that of the top richest women in Nigeria?

 Top 10 richest female musicians in Nigeria (Summary)

There you have it, the list of top 10 richest female musicians in Nigeria. These top female musicians have got millions of fans across the globe.

What are you now doing with your sonorous and melodious voice?

Seriously being among the richest musicians in Nigeria is a blessing. Though, it can take a lot of hard work and endurance.

Well, did you just say that it is not easy?  Alright I admit it, but you just have to understand the simplicity of the game, and walk your way to the top.