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Top ten richest musician in
Nigeria 2018
These people are big names in
the Nigerian music industry and
they definitely go out of their
way to make the country proud
of them. They not only make
money for themselves but
enhance Nigeria’s reputation in
Africa and worldwide, showing
that our country can produce
the most talented music stars.
Their hard work and
perseverance is an example to
many young fans and people
who look up to them.
Let us see who of these
superstars is officially the
richest musician in Nigeria. In
this article, you will be able to
see the top 10 richest musician
in Nigeria and their net worth
and also find out some exciting
facts about each one of these
guys. Are you ready?
10. Flavour and Olamide - net
worth N3.2 billion
The reason why these two
musicians share the tenth place
is simple – their net worth is
basically the same, so they tied
in the rating of the richest
music stars of Nigeria. So, we
will tell you a little about both of
Flavour N’abania, whose real
name is Chinedu Izuchukwu
Okoli, was born on November
23rd, 1983. He is not just a
singer but also a talented multi-
instrumentalist, songwriter, and
performer. His career began
when he became a drummer at
his local church in Enugu State.
In 2005, he released his first
album “N’abania”. Nowadays,
he is popularly known not only
in Nigeria but in entire Africa
and even worldwide. The
reason for his overwhelming
popularity became his hit single
“Nwa Baby (Ashawo Remix)”,
which was featured on his
second studio album “Uplifted”.
Flavour is signed to 2nite
Entertainment label. Flavour net
worth is allegedly N3.2 billion.
Speaking of Flavour’s personal
life, he is one of the most
famous bachelors in Nigeria.
However, he has two daughters
from different baby mamas,
both of which were beauty
queens. The names of Flavour's
daughters are Sophia and
Flavour, photo from
Olamide Adedeji, simply known
in Nigeria as Olamide (his other
nicknames are Olamide Baddo
and BaddoSneh), is a rising
superstar of Nigerian hip-hop
music. He was born on March
15th, 1989, in Bariga, Lagos
State. He is known for recording
mostly in his native language,
Yoruba. His career blossomed in
2011 when he released his
debut album “Rapsodi”. The
successful album was followed
by the second album “YBNL”,
which featured a few hit singles
and they made Olamide popular
in no time.
Nowadays, he has a total of
seven studio albums and is
featured on one compilation
recording. He has won
countless awards at the most
prestigious Nigerian and
African award ceremonies. He
was also the first Nigerian
celebrity to sign an
endorsement deal with Ciroc
brand. Currently, Olamide net
worth is about N3.2 billion, just
like Flavour’s.
Olamide has a beautiful wife,
Adebukunmi Aisha Suleiman,
who was the sweetheart of his
young years. Together, they
have a wonderful little son,
Batifeori Maximilliano Adedeji,
who is two years old. Olamide
spends all of his free time with
his little boy and shares his
passion for football club
Barcelona with him.
Olamide, photo from
9. Banky W - net worth N3.5
The real name of this super-
successful music star is
Olubankole Wellington, but he
prefers being Banky W on stage
and Banky Wellington in film
credits. Yes, Olubankole is not
just a singer and a rapper but
also an actor. He was born in
New York, the United States, on
March 27th, 1981. His parents
moved back to their native
country when Banky was five,
and he got his basic education
in Nigeria. Later, he returned to
the United States to pursue his
higher education, but
eventually, he returned to
Nigeria and started his music
He began recording music in
2002, and he is still going
strong as one of the most
famous singers in Nigeria. He
has produced five albums and
appeared on one compilation
album. Aside that, you might
know him from his roles in the
movie “The Wedding Party” and
its sequel, “The Wedding Party
2”. Banky W net worth is N3.5
billion. Banky W is married to
his co-star in “The Wedding
Party” movies, Adesua Etomi.
Banky W, photo from
8. Timaya - net worth N4 billion
This popular celebrity’s real
name is Enitimi Alfred Odom,
and he was born in Port
Harcourt, Rivers State, on
August 15th, 1980. He started
out his singing and songwriting
career when he founded the
music group “Dem Mama
Soldiers”. In 2005, he began his
solo career and released the
debut album called “True Story”.
It was followed by the next
album “Gift and Grace” in 2008.
After the release of his third
studio album titled ‘De Rebirth”,
Timaya rose to international
recognition and prominence.
Today, Timaya has a total of six
albums and a lot of singles. He is
often called the dancehall king
of Nigeria because he is the
most popular artist in this
genre. Timaya net worth is
estimated to be N4 billion.
Timaya is not married, but he
has children. With his first baby
mama, he had two beautiful
daughters: Emma and Grace. His
second baby mama, Tama, gave
him a sweet little son
Timaya, photo from
7. Paul Okoye - N5.6 billion
The seventh place is occupied
by the singer Paul Okoye, who
was born on November 18th,
1981 in Jos, Plateau State. He
and his brother Peter Okoye
created the extremely popular
band “P-Square”, which was the
most famous duo in Nigerian
music until they decided to go
their separate ways last year.
Paul Okoye now has a solo
career. He is known under the
stage name Rudeboy. Paul
Okoye net worth is about N5.6
Paul Okoye has a beautiful wife
whose name is Anita Isama, and
he met her at the university,
where they became close
friends. Eventually, their
friendship became something
more, and they decided to start
dating. Paul and Anita have a
little son Andre, who was born
in 2013. Last year, they also
became parents to beautiful
twins, Nadia and Nathan.
6. Peter Okoye - net worth N5.8
Here is another half of the
former popular duo, P-Square
Nonetheless, Peter Okoye is
pursuing a great career on his
own and has a lot of lucrative
endorsement deals – such as
Kia Motors and Olympic Milk, as
well as many others. Peter, like
his brother, was born in Jos.
Peter Okoye net worth is a little
more than his brother’s – it is
supposedly N5.8 billion.
Speaking of Peter’s family, he is
married to his longtime partner,
Lola Omotayo, who is a
marketing representative. Their
wedding in 2013 was really
posh, and a lot of stars were
invited. Together they are
parents of two beautiful
children – the son Cameron and
the daughter Aliona.

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