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Nigeria’s Top Richest Musicians 2020: Cars, Houses & Net Worth

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The Nigerian music  industry has evolved over the years from one stage to another, creating interesting and high-quality music that keeps one glued to the screen in Africa. Because of its pay, a high standard of living is affected by the Nigerian music industry, making it easy to attain the luxury they want.

Banky W₦3.5 Billion

Olubankole Wellington popularly known with the stage name Banky W is a singer, songwriter, actor and entrepreneur, and politician. He is a fulfilled artiste and owns a record label empire mates Entertainment that produced the prominent internationally acclaimed artiste like Wizkid and Skales.Banky W was born on the 27th of March, 1981 in the United State to the family of George Bankole Wellington but they later moved to Lagos, Nigeria when he was 5 years old.In n Nigeria, Banky W hascompleted his primary and secondary education.

 After that, Banky W traveled to further his tertiary education in the United States of America.He studied Industrial Engineering on a scholarshipat the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, New York.He got married in 2017 to a Nigerian star, Adesua Etomi.

Flavour – 3.7 billion

Chinedu Okoli A.K.A “Flavour,” also known as “Flavour Nabania,” is one of Nigeria’s singers that combines sexiness, music, and luxury.
One thing that distinguishes Flavour from all other singers is that almost all his songs have this Igbotic drive that makes you want to dance and dance in combination with his strong voice and great dance sense. Flavour is not only a singer, but also a writer and producer. Chinedu Okoli started out as a drummer and later graduated into music.

Born on the 23rd of November 1983 in Enugu state, Chinedu Okoli hails from Orumba South Local Government Area in Umunze, Anambra state. Music for Flavour started at the age of 13, he started as a young boy that loves to drum, became the drummer for his church choir at the time. His professional drum career started in the year 1999 after he studied music due to an invitation to join the professional music company on grounds of scholarship, You will agree with me that the Nabania master must have been one of the brightest in his school days to have merited the scholarship, this single action positioned him in the course of his life as he later moved from drums to keyboards.

Phyno –  ₦4 Billion


Compared
to men like Azubuike Nelson Chibuzor A.K.A. Phyno or Phyno fino, indigenous rap songs made their way to the heart of many and took their place earlier than expected in the Nigerian music industry.
Born in 1986 in Enugu to parents who were natives of Anambra, his love for music began at a tender age, much like many other musicians.
Although instead of traveling and navigating aircraft, he had the hopes of being pilot, phyno ended up as a music pilot, acquiring a degree in public administration from the Institute of Management Technology (IMT) Enugu.

The decision to go by the stage name “Phyno” was established as one of his folks threw compliments(phenomenon) at him following his performance, he then loved the name and decided to go with the “Phyno” from the “Phenomenon”.


The singer has released a couple of hit songs from ghost mode to Alobam and many others. The singer has also featured many top Nigeria artists like M.I, Ill-bliss, Timaya, and p-square. Phyno Fino has not looked back ever since he started his musical career; he has continued to release hit singles. And as a result, his net worth keeps getting bigger.

Timaya – ₦4.08 Billion

Inetimi Timaya Odon popularly known by his stage name Timaya is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. He is the founder of Dem mama Records Limited. His solo career began in 2005 with the release of his first single “Dem Mama”, which also appeared in his debut album, True Story released the following year. His second album Gift and Grace was released in 2008.

Timaya Odon was born on 15 August 1977 in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, he is also an indigene of River state. He grew up as part of a large family; the youngest out of fifteen children in Agip Estate, Port Harcourt. His father was a banker and his mother was a trader. For his early education, Odon attended Assemblies of God Nursery And Primary School, He stated His secondary school education at Nkpolu Oroworukwo in Port Harcourt River State Nigeria, He would always break house rules to attend late-night music events. Before Timaya even graduates from school, his mother had already arranged for him to travel with his older brother and older sister to Lagos. After moving to Lagos state, he gained admission into Lagos’ Ikeja Grammar School, where he eventually obtained a secondary school certificate.

Olamide – ₦4.7 Billion

Popular Nigeria singer Olamide is one among many other fast rising stars. The “Baddo” master sure knows how to make his fans happy by giving them good and entertaining music.

Popularly known as “Baddo” or “Baddosneh”, Olamide whose full name is Adedeji Olamide was born and raised in Bariga, in the city of Lagos on the 15th of  March 1989. He is one the most promising music artists in Nigeria. He also goes by other stage names which include “Baddo”, YNBL, Young Erikina, and Baddest Boy Ever Liveth”. It’s no doubt that olamide belongs to a clique of young musicians that are taking Nigerian music to the next level.Born in Bariga, Lagos State on the 15th of March, 1989. The Baddo boss  decided to pursue a career in music in 2000. When asked why music, he said: “I found out I was gifted in it so I had to explore it. It’s my life, my hustle, my world”. Baddo Sneh started with ID Cabasa’s coded Tunes record label headed by Toni Payne where he did his first studio album. He left in 2012 to start his own record label. He released his first single ‘Eni Duro’ under the coded Tunes label and was managed by Toni Payne.


Olamide later performed at the hip-hop world awards ceremony that same year.

Tiwa Savage – ₦5 Billion


Tiwatope Savage popularly known as Tiwa Savage or mummy Jam Jam is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, and actress, born on the 2nd of February 1980 in Isale Eko, she relocated to London when she was 11 years old for her secondary school education. She became backup vocals for American artists such as George Michael and Mary J. Blige. After participating in the UK edition of The X Factor and graduating from Berklee College of Music, Tiwa Savage signed a publishing deal with Sony/ATV Music Publishing in 2009, she saw how rapid the Nigerian music industry growing she was inspired then Tiwa Savage moved back to Nigeria and signed a record with Mavin Records in 2012. She made an appearance on the label’s 2012 compilation album Solar Plexus.

Tiwa savage debut studio album Once Upon a Time was released on 3 July 2013. It was supported by several singles: “Kele Kele Love”, “Love Me (3x)”, “Without My Heart”, “Ife Wa Gbona”, “Folarin”, “Olorun Mi” and “Eminado”. The album was nominated for Best Album of the Year at the 2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards and for Best R&B/Pop Album at The Headies in  2014. Tiwa Savage’s sophomore studio album R.E.D was released on 19 December 2015. It came out with two singles: “My Darlin” and “Standing Ovation”. In June 2016, Tiwa Savage signed a management and publishing deal with Jayz Roc Nation, In September 2017, she released her debut EP Sugarcane.

Burna Boy – ₦6.3 Billion

Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu, known professionally as Burna Boy, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, rapper and dancer. He rose to prominence in 2012 after releasing “Like to Party”, the lead single from his debut studio album L.I.F.E.

Burna Boy has an alleged baby mama called Uju Stella Johnson, who called him out in May 2016 on Instagram for abandoning her and their baby after she became pregnant for him. Stella also accused him of raping a girl in the United Kingdom and abandoning his trial process. In response, the songster admitted to sleeping with her once but rubbished claims that he got her pregnant for him. Currently, Burna Boy is not married yet neither does he have children of his own.

2Baba – ₦6.3 Billion

Innocent Idibia popularly known as 2face or 2baba is one of Nigeria’s foremost musicians known for doing good and quality music. He started with a group called Plantashun Boiz and after a while went solo, his music career has continued to flourish continuously. The release of the album ‘African Queen’ brought him to limelight in 2004 and since then he has remained on top of his game as every of his song is a major hit. He has won himself awards like the Headies, MTV Music Awards, and BET Awards.

Tuface has acquired quite a good amount of luxury ranging from cars to mansions but he likes to keep his life very private. He owns a Ferrari Coupe that is believed to cost millions of Naira.

 

Don Jazzy – ₦7.7 billion


The title of a “Don” isn’t one that is answered by all, as the title is befitting for those that are wealthy, rich and upright while some are just been called some are actually living the “Don” life and one of such people is Michael Collins Ajereh popularly called Don Jazzy. It is no doubt that he is one of the richest musicians here in Nigeria and also earned a place in the Forbes list for the richest musician in Africa

Michael Collins Ajereh AKA Don Jazzy is a Nigerian known for everything music ranging from songwriting, singer to producer and even an entrepreneur. Born in Umuahia in Abia state, Michael Collins Ajereh hails from delta state. His father is an Isoko (A tribe in Delta state) while the mum is a princess from Abia, He was raised in Ajegunle as the family relocated to Lagos

Davido – ₦8.2 Billion

David Adedeji Adeleke, who is better known as Davido, is an American-born Nigerian singer, songwriter and record producer. Davido was born in Atlanta, US, and raised in Lagos; he made his music debut as a member of the music group KB International. His 2011 single “Dami Duro” was well-received throughout Nigeria. Along with his elder brother Adewale Adeleke, Davido is the co-owner of HKN Music (a record label home to Sina Rambo, B. Red and DeeKay) which he later left to form his own record label DMW.

The singer went to British International School, Lagos, after which he got admission to study Business Administration at Oakwood University, which he later dropped out to focus on music, but later went back to school and got a degree in Music from Babcock University, Nigeria.

Wizkid – ₦9.1 Billion

Singer Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun proudly known as Wizkid, is a singer and songwriter. The singer began his musical carrier at the age of 11 in a local church near his home, which he later joined a local band called the Glorious Five.


The singer met OJB Jezreel during his struggling days and he became his mentor. He then started visiting Jezreel’s studio watching and learning from the recordings by artists like 2 Face Idibia and Sound Sultan.

He then joins Empire Mates Entertainment (E.M.E) in 2009, and that was the year wizkid got his big break into the music industry. He was also the first signed under the then-popular record label co-owned by Banky W.  He gained his popularity with the release of “Holla at Your Boy”, the song from his debut album “Superstar” in 2010. The song topped the charts in 15 countries making him Nigeria’s most successful pop artist.

Above is the unofficial Top 11 Richest Nigeria musicians, Our sources are according to their lifestyle, houses, and cars. we hope you enjoyed the reading.

 

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7 Most Stylish Nigerian Billionaire Wives in Nigeria(Photos).

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What is the dream of many people around the world? Money!

For a lot of people the dream is to either make money by doing something, creating something, or selling something while for a lot of others, the dream is to meet somebody with the ability to change their lives and make them rich.

The reason Disney princess stories sold so much is because for the most part, the men who come to rescue them and give them their love stories are literal princes – they have a lot of money. The idea of being a millionaire/billionaire wife is a concept that is alluring to many so much so that there have been a hundred thousand reality shows exploring this concept.

To have money is one thing, but to be able to use that money in a way that makes other people say “Wow, money really fits her” is a whole other kettle of fish.

Today, we’ll be counting down 7 of Nigeria’s Most Stylish Billionaire Wives – women on whom money is really showing!

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1. Regina Daniels

Most Stylish Nigerian Billionaire Wives in Nigeria(Photos).

Nigerian actress Regina Daniels infamously married Nigerian billionaire Ned Nwoko in 2019. Since then the 20 year old actresses entire life, career, and wardrobe have had a complete overhaul. Today, Regina Daniels is perpetually rocking designer clothes, posing in front of and driving expensive vehicles, and generally living a very stylish and glamorous life.

2. Nana Otedola

Most Stylish Nigerian Billionaire Wives in Nigeria(Photos).

Wife to Nigerian billionaire Femi Otedola and mother to DJ Cuppy, Nana Otedola is another woman with a lot of style. While she chooses to remain very private and doesn’t post a whole lot on social media, the times when we do see Nana, she always looks really good. She’s another woman on whom money really looks good on.

3. Frances Chinonyerem Iwuanyanwu

Most Stylish Nigerian Billionaire Wives in Nigeria(Photos).

Frances Chinonyerem Iwuanyanwu is the wife of Nigerian politician and businessman, Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu. When he was 72, he decided to give love another shot and married 26 year old Frances Chinonyerem, the sister of Big Brother Naija contestant, Prince.

Since then, Frances has been really glowing. She’s constantly doing photoshoot and wearing really chic and expensive clothes, and from all of her pictures, you can just tell that she’s radiating money.

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4. Lara Oshiomole

Lara Oshiomole, the wife of the former governor of Edo State, Adams Oshiomole is another woman who is not only very beautiful but also very stylish.

Just like Nana Otedola, Lara too keeps a very low profile and doesn’t really engage with social media. However, the times we do see her, she looks incredible!

5. Dabota Lawson

Most Stylish Nigerian Billionaire Wives in Nigeria(Photos).

Former beauty queen Dabota Lawson married Nigerian billionaire Sunny Aku in 2014. Since then, Dabota’s wardrobe changed considerably, her demeanor changed, everything about her changed. Even after the couple went their separate ways in 2018, you could still tell that the old Dabota was gone, because since then, she has been giving back to back!

Most Stylish Nigerian Billionaire Wives in Nigeria(Photos).

 

6. Caroline Ekanem

Another woman who got married to a billionaire but later left is Nigerian actress Caroline Ekanem. In 2007, she got married to Musa Danjuma, the chairman of South Atlantic Petroleum Limited. After tying the knot with Musa, fans saw Caroline’s look and image dramatically change.

 

7. Shade Okoya

Shade Okoya is the wife of billionaire industrialist and Aare of Lagos, Chief Razak Okoya. Of all the women on this list, Shade is the most active on social media. She married Chief Razak when she was only 21 and he was 59. So because of that, she’s still very young and very up-to-date with everything social media. This woman you can tell just loves being rich! Who wouldn’t?


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“3 months without your child is a pain no mother should feel” – Tonto Dikeh pleads for the release of convicted actress, Akuapem Poloo

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Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh has taken to social media to advocate for the freedom of Ghanaian actress, Akuapem Poloo, who was convicted for posing naked with her child.

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Recall that social media went agog after the actress was sentenced to 90 days (3 months) in prison for posting the nude photo on her Instagram page.

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Some netizens have started signing a petition to request for the release of Poloo and Tonto Dikeh has also lent her voice to the cause. She also appealed to Nigerians to sign the petition.

he wrote,

“One thing They always say is No one can tell a Mother how to bring Up her Child, it only becomes society responsibilities when you are hurting the child.
In this case i see no hurt here, Can i take same picture? No I cldnt, not even in the next life but Am different doesn’t mean The Act is Totally wrong when it’s in the privacy of your home alone.
BUT THE PICTURES ARE Morally Wrong? YES.
CLASSLESS? YES Sir but Not Bad enough to Go to Jail?
No I don’t think so..
Dear Nigerians pls show some Love/support let’s get this petition document filled up and get Our Girl back home..
Thanks
#freeapollo
#Wecantfightthelawbutwecanhelpchangethejudgement”


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Ada Jesus Clocks A Year Older While In The Hospital Facing Health Challenges

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Popular comedienne, Nmesoma Mercy Obi, better known as Ada Jesus celebrated her birthday on Monday, April 19, from her sickbed with some well-wishers.

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Ada is currently fighting for her life from a severe kidney disease condition that prompted her to seek forgiveness from people whom she once ridiculed in her comedy, in the likes of Prophet OdumejeRita Edochie, and others.

The small birthday celebration at the hospital for Ada Jesus was organized by activist, Harrison Gwamnishu, and also graced by the presence of FFK’s estranged wife, Precious Chikwendu.

 


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