Ten (10) Richest Nigerian Female Musicians in 2023 according to Forbes (Number 1 will shock you)

Miclenz Kimbiblog
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In terms of wealth, fame, talent, and hard work, Nigerian female musicians can compete with their male counterparts.

These female specialists have all buckled down and that reflects in the riches and notoriety they have.

It should not come as a surprise to learn that some female musicians from Nigeria are significantly wealthier than their male counterparts.

Their wealth, the properties they own, and the kind of lifestyle they can afford all reflect this.

In this bullet point article, we will investigate ten of Nigeria’s most extravagant female performers.

10. Simi With A Net Worth of 1 Million Dollars

Simi, who goes by Simisola Bolatito Ogunleye, was born on April 19, 1988, in Lagos. In Surulere, she started her melodic vocation as a gospel vocalist.

She rose to noticeable quality subsequent to delivering ‘Altercation’ and ‘Support Question’ which won her assignments for Best Elective Melody at the 2015 Headies.

Simi, who is hitched to Adekunle Gold, was recently endorsed to the X3M record mark, where she had delivered a large portion of her new collections until sending off her name named ‘Studio Rascal’.


9. Nneka Egbuna With A Net Worth of 1.3 Million Dollars

Nneka Egbuna, also known as Nneka, was born in Warri, Delta State, on December 24, 1980.

She is an actress, composer, and singer from Nigeria who writes in Igbo, Nigerian Pidgin, and English.

You might be asking what her identity is and the way in which she made the rundown, considering that she is definitely not a notable name in the Nigerian music industry. She is a well-known artist in other nations despite her low profile.

Nneka Egnuna lives in Germany, and she deserves to be on this list because she is making us proud there.

8. Niniola With A Net Worth of 1.5 Million Dollars

Niniola is positioned eighth on our rundown of ten of the most extravagant female performers in Nigeria.

Niniola Apata is the full name of the multitalented singer, songwriter, vocalist, and recording artist.

Her younger sister is Teni, a Nigerian superstar artist as well. She was born on December 15, 1986, in Lagos, Nigeria.

She is currently 37 years old. It is believed that she has a net worth of $1.5 million.

In 2013, she contended in the 6th time of Venture Popularity West Africa.

Her presentation track ‘Ibadi’ procured her a designation for Most Encouraging Demonstration to Watch at the 2015 Nigerian Diversion Grants.

7. Waje With A Net Worth of 1.7 Million Dollars

On September 1, 1980, Waje Aituaje Iruobe was born in Akure.

Perhaps of Nigeria’s most extravagant female performer, she has been around for some time, she was once highlighted by P-Square in one of their hit tunes, ‘Bizzy Body’ in 2007.

She is seventh on our list of Nigeria’s wealthiest female musicians, with a net worth of $1.7 million.

6. Seyi Shay With A Net Worth of 2.1 Million Dollars

Seyi Shay is one of Nigeria’s most gifted musicians. She is a singer, songwriter, and actress.

One of Nigeria’s most understated female musicians is regarded as the singer.

Seyi Shay is responsible for a number of top-charting singles, albums, and group projects.

She joined a choir at the age of six because she was an early adopter.

Her contribution to the series “Crime Life”: Group Wars’ collection, which was delivered in 2005, included three tunes.

In 2011, Seyi Shay went back to Nigeria to promote her massive singles “Loving Your Way” and “No Le Le.” Both songs were successful.


5. Chidinma With A Net Worth of 2.8 Million Dollars

Chidinma Ekile popularly known as Chidinma or Miss Kedike is a Nigerian vocalist born in Lagos State, Nigeria.

She became popular after winning the MTN Project Fame West Africa in 2010.

During the peak of her music career, she announced that she was quitting secular music while delving fully into gospel music.

We all have been anticipating her gospel songs since she made this announcement.

Chidinma Ekile sits in the fifth position on our list with an estimated net worth of $2.8 million.

4. Omawumi With A Net Worth of 3 Million Dollars

Omawonder, or Omawonder for short, is a well-known musician from Nigeria.

Omawumi rose to conspicuousness in 2007 as the sprinter up on the unscripted television show West African Symbols.

She has also promoted Globacom, Konga.com, and Malta Guinness as brand ambassadors.

She is one of the most well-known female musicians in Nigeria. There are 23,200 monthly Spotify listeners for Omawumi.

She claims a Mercedes-Benz GL450, Mercedes-Benz. She likewise supposedly claims a N100 million manor in Lekki, Lagos


3. Yemi Alade With A Net Worth of 5 Million Dollars

Yemi Alade is a Nigerian Afropop singer, songwriter, actress, and activist. In 2009, she joined the Peak Talent Show and emerged as the winner.

This served as her debut appearance on TV and her pace to fame. Yemi Alade got signed to Effyzzie Music Group and had her hit single ‘Johnny’ in 2014.

Ever since she has not stopped serving her fans with amazing hit songs and also taking different world tours.

Currently, she is regarded as one of the biggest, most well-known, and richest female musicians in the Nigerian and African music scenes.

And as of 2022, she is one of the richest female musicians in Nigeria with a net worth of $5 million.

2. Tiwa Savage With A Net Worth of 9 Million Dollars

Tiwa Savage is currently one of Nigeria’s most well-known, admired, and wealthy female artists.

She began her career in the UK as a backup singer for some famous singers; Mary J. Blige and George Michal

In 2012, she migrated to Nigeria to proceed with her music vocation venture by joining Mavin Records.

Since she has delivered a few music hits and assembled very a few fans that can’t move past her inventiveness.

She is now an artist on her label, though she is no longer signed to Mavin Records.

On our list of Nigeria’s wealthiest female musicians, she comes in second place.

1. Asa With a Net Worth of 28 Million Dollars

Bukola Elemide, popularly known as Asa, is a Nigerian-french vocalist.

She rose to fame after releasing her back-to-back hits songs with the likes of ‘Eye Adaba’, ‘Jailer’, to mention a  few.

She has several hit songs and is reported to have signed an endorsement offer worth numerous Naira with GTBank after recording the main tune for them.

Asa has won several awards including being nominated for “Best R&B/Pop Album”, “Best Alternative Sound”, and “Best Vocal Recording Of The Year”.

Asa has a quite discrete personality and does not subscribe to social media life. Asa currently has 357,200 monthly Spotify listeners.

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