Nigerian Female singers are not out of the game of richest musicians. But who are the Nigerian richest female musicians? Don’t guess, below are the overview of the Nigerian richest female musicians in the year 2020.
The Nigerian female artist has shown tremendous and remarkable contributions in their musical career. Especially voicing out globally and prove that the discrimination against female artists should be things of the parts. In the list of the Nigerian richest female musicians below, you can find the singers: Simi, Tiwa Savage, Yemi Alade, and Di’ Ja.
Who else do you think will be on the list Nigerian richest female singer? Afrinik strives to get the top 10 female singers.
However, most people believe that the music industry in Nigeria has produced many excellent female vocalists. Nigerians believed that these Nigerian richest female musicians had shown remarkable input and career success to every Nigerian.
Below is the list of the Nigerian richest female musicians in descending order.
1. Tiwa Savage – Net Worth ($ 4.85 million)
At the top of the list is Tiwatope Savage – known for her stage name as Tiwa Savage – who was born as on 5 February 1980 in Lagos, Nigeria. At the age of sixteen, she began her musical career as a singer. Tiwa Savage initially hit with the track “Kele Kele Love” and made her way to one of Nigeria’s top chart songs.
She was previously on Marvin Records Label, known as Mavin’s queen, and also had essential hit tracks like “Love me”, “Eminado”, etc. Recently Tiwa Savage signed a new contract with the Universal Music record label, the same record label with Yemi Alade.
Besides, Tiwa Savage is the Nigerian richest female musicians for the year 2020. She has performed globally with her hit songs that have gone viral. She is also a brand name ambassador for Forte Oil, Pepsi, Maggi, and Konga.
Tiwa’s net worth estimated at $ 4.85 million. She is the richest female artist in Nigeria because she recently approved a multi-million dollar deal with Jay-z Music record label.
2. Yemi Alade – Net Worth ($ 4.2 million)
Yemi made her way to the second place on the list of the Nigerian richest female musicians. Known initially as Yemi Eberechi Alade, A.K.A Yemi Alade was born on 13 March 1989 in Nigeria, Abia state. Yemi kicked off her musical career in the year 2005 but became famous after winning the top talent show in 2009.
One of the songs that elevated her to the top singers’ was “Johnny”. The track received over 20 million views at the counter on YouTube. However, she signed with the Effyzzie Music Group and Universal Music record, and that exposed her to the million dollars she earns.
Yemi’s net worth estimated at 4.2 million dollars, which she got from music, a sponsorship deal with Bacardi Breezer, Bland2Glam, closed-up toothpaste, etc.
3. Omawumi – Net Worth ($ 3 million)
Omawumi Megbele, from Delta State, born on 13 April 1982, is a Nigerian singer who loves to dedicate time to singing. However, her love for music started in 2007 after she released the first song “In the music” the same year.
She was also elected as the first runner-up for the Idol West Africa competition in 2007. Also, Omawumi is a brand name ambassador for Malta Guinness, Globacom, Konga.com, Mortein, etc. Omawumi’s net worth as of 2020 is estimated at $ 3 million.
4. Chidinma – Net Worth ($ 2.8 million)
She is in fourth place in the list of Nigerian richest female musicians. Chidinma Ekile as her real name, takes Miss Kedike as her stage name is among the top female singers in Nigeria. Miss Kedike was born on 2 May 1991 in the Lagos state of Nigeria.
She is not only a singer and songwriter but also a film actress. She can be seen in two films called “Hex” and “The Bridge”. Her popularity started after she won the third MTN Project Fame of West Africa in 2010.
Promptly after the year, she launched her songs “Jankoliko” and “Kedike”, which made way for her to the Kora Awards, for the Best Women West African Act. Chidinma has been an ambassador for MTN for three years. Chidinma Ekile’s net assets in 2020 will be approximately $ 2.8 million.
5. Seyi Shay – Net Worth ($ 2.1 million)
As Deborah Oluwaseyi Joshua, Seyi Shay was born on 21 December 1985 in the United Kingdom. However, she is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, and actress who has written and produced three great hits in the form of soundtracks for Konami’s video game, known as Gang Wars in 2005.
Seyi Shay relocated back to Nigeria in 2011. She launched her remarkable hit “Loving your way” and “No le le”. Also, these two songs became the hit tracks that expanded and exposed her singing career in Nigeria.
She dropped a new song in 2013 called “Irawo”, “Chante” and so she became a famous female singer in Nigeria. The fifth Nigerian richest female musician has done numerous stage performances, despite Neyo of US pop star in the MTV Base Awards in Africa. She has also signed deals with Etisalat, Bacardi Breezer, as well as the most recent agreement with Pepsi.
Her knowledge of singing and songwriting has made her one of Nigeria’s wealthiest female musicians. Her Net Worth is estimated to be $ 2.1 million.
6. ASA – Net Worth ($ 2 million)
With her real name Bukola Elemide, Asa is a Nigerian-French singer. She appeared in the spotlight when she released her first hit song “Eye Adaba”, “jailer”, and much more in 2009.
Asa has many great hit songs and is described as having signed a sponsor offer worth numerous Naira with the Gtbank after recording the most critical melody for the banking institute. Asa is one of the most recognized female artists ever to emerge from Nigeria.
Some of Asa’s prominent albums are “Bed of Stone”, “Asa”, and “The Captivator”. In addition, Asa is one of the richest female musicians in Nigeria, with an estimated net worth of $ 2 million as of 2020.
7. Waje – Net Worth ($ 1.7 million)
The seventh Nigerian richest female musician is Waje, whose real name is Aituaje Iruobe. Waje was born on 1 September 1980 in Akure, Ondo state of Nigeria. In 2007, Waje participated in the P-square hit track “Bizzy Body” and also in a fact program that was powered by MTV Base South Africa and Zain.
She is under a contract with the telecommunications behemoth, Glo Mobile Nigeria. She takes number 7 on the checklist of richest female artists in Nigeria. Waje is one of the richest women in the musical sector, with total assets of $ 1.7 million.
8. Madrina – Net Worth ($ 1.5 million)
Cynthia Morgan is among the Nigerian richest female musicians. The singer was born on 23 September 1991. Cynthia Morgan was her former stage name until she changed to Madrina in 2018, whose complete name is Cynthia Ikponmwenosa Morgan.
Changing of Morgan’s stage name was effective after she launched her record label called “The Cynthia Morgan Company” TCMC. Yet, most Nigerians, including her fans, always call her a Billion Woman. In short, she is a fusion of pop, hip hop, dancehall, and rap until she became popular in the music industry in 2010.
In 2013 she will bring a new hit “Don’t Break My Heart” under the Northside Entertainment label. The track became famous, and she has many fans of many people around the globe. She also dropped a hit called “German Juice”, which took her to the top of the best female singers for a week. Madrina’ Net worth is estimated to be $ 1.7 million in the year 2020.
9. Nneka – Net Worth ($ 1.3 million)
Nneka Egbuna made her way to the 9th position as the Nigerian richest female musicians. As a female musician, she is also a songwriter and actress who compiled most of her tracks in a combination of English, Igbo, and Nigerian Pidgin.
Nneka is lives in Germany recently, while most of her songs are released with the prominent artist. In 2004 she started her musical work as an opening act for casino reggae star Sean Paul in Hamburg.
The 9th Nigerian richest female musician is signed with Sony Music Co./Epic Records, Yo Mama’s recording, and Decon Records label. Her debut album was recorded in 2005 and was launched in six different countries, including Nigeria, England, Netherlands, France, Germany, and Japan.
Also, she has performed at the festival, dance, and other events around the world. Nneka’s Net asset is estimated to be $ 1.3 million in 2020.
10. Simi – Net Worth ($ 700,000)
Simi happens to be the last on the list of top 10 the Nigerian richest female musicians. Simisola Bolatito Ogunleye as her real name, but the young and lively Simi was born on 19 April 1988 in Lagos State, Nigeria. Simi kicked-off her singing career as a gospel singer in Surulere, Lagos State.
Later, the 10th Nigerian richest female musician was known as a singer and songwriter who released a notable hit “Tiff” and “Jamb Question”. She became famous in 2014 after releasing the hit track “Tiff”, a song, in 2015 version of Headies, nominated for Best Alternative Song.
Simi is in a contract with the X3M record label, where most of her recent albums were released. Besides, Simi is married to Adekunle Gold, a favorite songwriter and also a music producer in Nigeria. Some of Simi’s song tracks consist of Joromi, Smile for me, Ayo, Pledge, Soldier, including Falz – the bad guy, complete me, I care about you, chemistry, etc.
Simi’s net worth estimated at $ 700,000.