Some of them have shown how versatile and competitve they can be in terms of their music career and have been able to achieve what their male musicians counterpart have not been able to get.
Below are the top ten richest female artistes in Nigeria based on their net worth.
1. Tiwa Savage – Net Worth – $4.82m
Mavins first lady, Tiwatope Balogun is arguably one of the richest female artiste in Nigeria.
With the popularity and outstanding performance, Tiwa charges high fee for shows.
The mother of one is a one time ambassador for MTN, Konga and currently a brand ambassador for Forte Oil, Pepsi and Pampers.
Just last year she secured an international mangement deal with Jay-Z’s Roc Nation.
Tiwa Savage net worth is estimated at $4.82m.
2. Yemi Alade – Net Worth – $4.2
Mama Africa, Yemi Alade is the second on the list.
The singer came through with her single “Johnny” which music video gained more than 60 million views on youtube.
She has since dropped three albums which includes; “King of queens”, “Mama Africa”, and the recent one “Black magic”.
Being a brand ambassador for ABC hair relaxer, Nairabox and so on, Yemi Alade’s net worth is currently $4.2m.
3. Omawunmi – Net Worth – $3m
Lawyer turned singer, Omawunmi Megbele started out her music after she emerged as 1st runner up on Maiden edition of music reality franchise West African Idols.
With two albums already to her name; “Wonder” (2009), and “Lasso of Truth” (2013), she already commands a high profile in the music industry.
The singer who has endorsement deal with Nigerian e-commerce Company, Konga, Malta guiness and the telecommunication giant, Globacom is worth $3m.
4. Chidinma – Net Worth – $2.7m
Chidinma Ekile fondly called “Miss kedike” came to the limelight after she emerged as the winner of the MTN project fame season 3.
She immediately gained attention of fans with the release of her hit single “Kedike”.
While being a brand ambassador to MTN, her net worth is estimated to be $2.7m.
5. Seyi Shay – Net Worth – $2.1m
Music diva, Oluwaseyi Deborah is a female artiste with a good discography to her name.
The former Island Records UK artiste currently has an endorsement deal with international beverage company, Pepsi.
Seyi Shay who is also a brand ambassador to large companies like Etisalat, Samsung and Gionee, is one of the most sought after Nigerian female artiste with a net worth of $2.1m.
6. Asa – Net Worth – $2m
French Nigerian female artiste, Bukola Elemide is one of the prominent act in the Nigerian music industry.
She has attained such height of ever becoming a role model to young artistes.
She’s had a lot from music sales, album tours and very little from endorsement deal.
Asa net worth is said to be $2m.
7. Waje – Net Worth – $1.7m
Edo state born Waje Iroube is a female singer with a powerful vocal prowess.
Waje is known to have headlined the song “Strong girl”. an official theme song for the One campiagn with cameo appearances from Omotola Jalade in the visuals.
Waje was also among the judge at the Voice Nigeria season 2, with the likes of Patoranking, Timi Dakolo and Yemi Alade.
With an endorsement deal with GLO and other humanitarian NGOs, her net worth is estimated at $1.7m.
8. Niniola – Net Worth – $1.7m
Niniola Apata is an energetic singer, song writer and performer who rose to fame after she finished third runner up at MTN project fame West Africa season 6.
The singer who gained recognition in the Nigerian music scene with her single “Maradona” is currently signed to Drumroll records and net worth estimated at $1.7m.
9. Cynthia Morgan Net Worth – $1.5m
Northside entertainment Inc. queen, Cynthia Morgan came into the spotlight with her song “Don’t break my heart”, and “Lead Me On”.
She’s defintely done a lot, even helping Mr 2kay to get the fame he needed in the remix to “Bad girl special”
Cynthia Morgan net worth is $1.5m.
10. Niyola – Net Worth – $500,000
Eniola Akinbo who is currently signed to Empire Mates Entertainment
(EME) owned by Banky W, started her music career in 2005 as an affiliate
to Eldee The Don “Trybe Records”.
She is best known for her hit single “Toh Bad” which earned her the best female artiste award at the Nigerian Entertainment award.
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