According to the new rankings with reference to the latest release of Forbes richest musicians in the world,we have decided to put our interest on Africa thus coming out with the latest list of the richest musicians on the continent in 2018 among them so for the present moment include;

1.Akon

Real Name: Aliaume Damala Badara Akon Thiam
Age / Date of Birth : 16, 1973
Net Worth : an estimated $80 Million
Marital Status : Married (Akon’s wife – Tomeka Akon)
Record Label : Konvict Muzic
Occupation : CEO Konvict Muzic / Artist / Songwriter,
Record Producer
Country of Origin / Nationality : Senegal / United States
Deal: The Konvict Music Label as been super successful, hope you know that Lady gaga ( the queen of pop and one of the most successful female artist in the music industry ) was signed to the Konvict Music Label

2. Black Coffee, SOUTH AFRICA

The multi-award-winning artist’s real name is Nkosinathi Maphumulo. He came into this world in South Africa’s house music province, KwaZulu Natal (KZN) and raised in the Eastern Cape province, in which Nelson Mandela hailed from, before going to KZN to learn music.

Early Career:
Maphumulo majored in Jazz Studies at Technikon Natal now Durban Faculty of Technology before functioning as a backup singer for Madala Kunene together with then schoolmates: Mnqobi Mdabe (Shota) and Thandukwazi Sikhosana (Demor). Black Coffee, Demor and Shota later formed an Afro pop trio identified as SHANA (Simply Hot and Naturally African) that had been signed to Melt 2000, now headed by Robert Trunz. Black Coffee was selected as among 2 South African individuals in the Red Bull Music Academy in 2003, jump starting him into the South African dance music scene. The first big break of his was when his song “Happiness” was showcased on the DJs at work album.Black coffee makes the second position of the top richest musicians in Africa 2018

No. 3, Don Jazzy

Real Name: Michael Collins Ajereh
Age / Date of Birth : 26 November 1982
Net Worth : $ 35 Million
Record Label : Mavins Record { Supreme Mavin Dynasty }
Occupation : CEO Konvict Music / Artist / Producer
Country of Origin / Nationality : Nigerian
Deal : Mavin’s Boss, Own’s Supreme Mavins Dynasty and currently sings with some of the best up coming artistes in African music industry.

No. 4, D’banj

Real Name: Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo
Age / Date of Birth : 9 June 1981
Net Worth : $ 25 Million
Record Label : Kanye west’s Good Music
Occupation : Artist / Song writer /Harmonica player
Country of Origin: Nigeria
Deal: D’banj has sold more than four million albums world wide, Sony Entertainment deal, Good Music deal.

No. 5, 2Face Idibia ( Tuface )

Real Name: Innocent Ujah Idibia
Age: 18th September, 1975
Net Worth : $ 22.5 Million
Record Label : Hypertek Digital Entertainment
Occupation : CEO Hypertek / Music Artiste
Country of Origin: Nigeria
Deal: 2face with over 7 million digital sales, 10 millions CDs, this African music legend is not ready to slow down,
He has investment in real estate, charges between 50,000 to 80,000 dollars per show and also owns a night club

No. 6, Wizkid

Real Name: Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun
Age: 16th July, 1990
Net Worth : $ 11 Million
Record Label : Starboy
Occupation : CEO Starboy / Music Artiste
Country of Origin: Nigeria
Deal: Highest paid Pepsi ambassador in Africa, MTN
ambassador.

7. Jidena, Nigerian- American

By the age of ten, Jidenna Theodore Mobisson just knew he needed to do music but was reluctant to express to the father of his that wanted him being an engineer. He’s placed in the sixth position of the top richest musicians in Africa 2018 according to Forbes Africa.

No. 8, Banky W

Real Name : Olubankole Wellington
Age / Date of Birth: 21 March, 1981
Net Worth : $ 9 Million
Record Label : EME ( Empire Mates Entertainment )
Post : Ceo EME / Music Artist / Producer
Country of Origin : Nigeria
Deal : co-owner of EME, Samsung Ambassador. Popularly regarded as the king of African R & B. The EME boss has a
lot of endorsement attached to him.

No. 9, Sarkodie

Real Name: Michael Owusu Addo
Age / Date of Birth: 10th July, 1988
Net Worth : 7 Million Dollars
Record Label : Sarkcess Music
Occupation : Music Artiste / Rapper
Country of Origin : Ghana
Deal : Sark by Yas (Clothing label), Samsung ambassador, fan milk Ghana ambassador.

No. 10, Ice Prince

Real Name: Panshak Zamani
Age / Date of Birth : 30th October, 1986
Net Worth : 5 Million Dollars
Record Label : Chocolate City
Post : Music Artiste / Rapper
Country of Origin : Nigeria
Deal : 2 Studio owner, Plug N Play Ambassador

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