Top 10 Richest Female Musicians In Nigeria & Their Net Worth 2021

Originally posted 2020-12-29 12:25:01.

Nigerian female artists who have come to the first 10 in the Music Industry and their net worth 2021

The Music Industry in Nigeria have become so competitive that it does not make ranking very easy.

The Music Industry in Nigeria has grown beyond a man’s industry to where women have equal power.

This site will show us females who have shown power in the Music Industry and are ranking first 10.

Top 10 Richest Female Musicians In Nigeria

The recent ranking is as follows;

1.  Teniola Apata

Teniola Apata

Teniola Apata professionally called Teni is a singer who has made the Nigerian industry lit.

She was born in Lagos State, but an origin of Elitist state, Nigeria on the 12th of December in the year 1992.

She is a song writer, record producer,  sound engineer and a vocalist.

Her first hit song was “fargi”, she has been singing since she was two years old and has been doing well since then.

Her songs are;

  • Wait
  • Case
  • Billionaire
  • Power ranger
  • Uyo meyo
  • Obe
  • Marry
  • Askamaya
  • Shake am
  • Pareke

…And lots more

Her net-worth is $400million

2. Simisola Ogunleye

Simisola Ogunleye

The next on the list is Simisola Ogunleye who goes with the stage name “Simi”.

The popular Afro-pop singer/ writer was born on the 19th of April and is a native of Ondo State. She is the last out of four children and being the only girl, turned out to be a ‘tomboy’.

She is currently married to a successful singer, director, and a vocalist, Adekunle Gold and is blessed with a child.

She started her music career as a Gospel singer at the age of 16 while living with her single mum. She has  been keeping the Music Industry lively since then.

Her hit song was “jamb question” which made her famous and attractive. She has since recorded other lovely songs like;

  • Soldier
  • Chemistry
  • Jericho
  • Selense
  • Joromi
  • I dun care
  • Love don’t care
  • Smile for me
  • Ayo
  • Promise
  • Outta my head
  • By you

And her latest… “know you

Her net worth is about 300million naira.

3. Tiwa Savage

Tiwa Savage

Tiwatope Savage-Balogun popularly knows as Tiwa Savage is the next on the rank based on awards and net worth.

This contemporary R&B, Afro-pop, reggae singer and writer was born on the 5th of February, 1980. She was born and raised in Lagos State. S

She joined the record label, MARVIN. Her first hit song was “Eminado” she featured DonJazzy a big record producer, singer, sound engineer and a writer.

Her other songs include

  • Malo
  • Ello baby
  • Lover loverd
  • My darling
  • Get it now
  • Ovation
  • Shotan
  • Keys to the kingdom
  • Quality attention

Her net wroth as of 2019 when she ranked the richest Nigerian female musician was $4.85million .

4. Chidimma Ekile

chidinma ekile

Chidimma Ekile is an igbo artist from Imo state. Her stage name is kedike mistress or miss kedike.

She is the 6th of seven children and had a disciplinarian for a father. She started singing since she was 6 but started professionally in 2011.Her music career boosted after she was announced winner of the 2010 project fame contest. She has released so many songs which have made her one of the most famous and richest female Nigerian musicians.

Her hit song was kedike, with the CAPITAL HILL record label. She has released other interesting songs which made way for her since then.

  • Fallen in love
  • Mma mma
  • 40 years
  • Iyawo mi
  • Love me
  • Yanga
  • Nkem
  • Oh baby
  • jankolikoko
  • I’m in love
  • Carry you go
  • For you
  • Kedike (remix)

…And so many others

Her net worth is $2.8 million

5. Yemi Alade

yemi alade

Yemi Eberechi Alade is an Afro-pop singer and writer who have been taking the Nigerian music on an international level.

She hails from Abia state where she was born in the year 1989 on the 13th of March.  She has won so many awards so far, including the ELOY Award in 2013.

her hit song was “Johnny” even though she released “fimisile” prior to her winning the peak talent show in 2013.

Other of her songs are;

  • Kissing
  • shakara
  • bum bum
  • Oh my gosh
  • Africa
  • Tumbum
  • How I feel
  • Vibe
  • Komkom
  • Ferari
  • my power
  • Home
  • Remind you
  • Give them
  • shake…and others

Her net worth is about $4.2million.

6. Omawumi Megbele

omawumi megbele

Omawumi Megbele was born in 13th of April,  1992 in Delta State. She is married to Tosin Yusuf with a daughter, Emmanuel Kahilla Yusuf.

She does Afro-pop,  R&B, soul songs, pop and is also a good actress. She is also a song writer and have won several awards for her outstanding efforts. One of the awards was the HEADIES AWARD for best vocal performance (female).

She is an ambassador for Malta Guinness, GLO,  konga.com. After she ran the first runner up in the IDOL-WEST AFRICA,  she made her way big time into the Music Industry. Her first hit song was ‘in the music’

Some of her songs are;

  • Bottom belle
  • If u ask me
  • Me ke
  • Malowa
  • for my baby
  • without you
  • Megbele
  • something
  • Today na today
  • Serious love nwantinti
  • She is
  • Play na play
  • Ololufe
  • Personal race
  • Thorough fire
  • Belle
  • The best u can be… And others

Her net worth is about $2.8million.

7. Asa


Her real name is Bukola Elemide but her stage name is Asa. The uniqueness of her song and her smoky voice has taken her to great heights in Afro, folks, neo-soul Music Industry.

Just like Rapheal saadiq, D’angelo, She has received so many awards from the Benin Republic.

Some of her songs are;

  • Dead again
  • Satan be gone
  • Eyo
  • Fire on the mountain
  • Baby gone
  • Dreamer girl
  • The way I feel
  • Preacher man
  • Mr jailer
  • OK ok
  • Be my man
  • Subway
  • No one knows
  • So beautiful…and many others

Her net worth is about $2.5million.

8. Waje


Aituaje Aina Ebele is her real name but Waje is her statge name. She was born in 1st October,  1980 in Akure, Ondo state although she grew up in Benin City.

The neo-soul jazz singer has in time gained awards with her unique voice. Her first hit song was “I wish” though, there were lots of drama concerning her not having a record label.

Some of her songs include;

  • Omini knowest
  • Undue
  • Coco baby
  • Kpolongo
  • Oko mi
  • Shape of you (ed_sheeran cover)
  • I wish
  • No be u
  • Mountain
  • So inspired
  • Onye
  • She is
  • Kolo
  • For a minute…and others

Her net worth is about $1.75million.

9. Seyi shay

seyi shay

Deborah Oluwaseyi Joshua is her real name but she bears Seyi shay as her stage name. She was born on 21st December 1985 and raised in London.

Her hit song was “irawo” Which she released after she came back from London in 2013.

some of her songs are;

  • No lele
  • Loving your way
  • Right now
  • Gimme love
  • Surrender
  • Yolo
  • Murder
  • Koma roll
  • Crazy
  • Your matter
  • Jangolova
  • Pack and go
  • Love
  • Air love
  • bia
  • Chairman
  • Mary
  • Loud
  • healer ….and many others

Her networth is about $2.1million.

10. Niyola


Eniola Akinbo who goes with the stage band Niyola was Bosnian on 9th December, 1985 in Lagos State. She hails from Osun state from a family of 13 where she joined choir and started singing from the age of 8.

Her musical career started when she took part in the Amen starlet competition and became the first runner up.

She got an award as the FEMALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR at the Nigeria entertainment award. Also, the Afro hit, R&B singer had award as THE BEST FEMALE PERFORMANCE in the headies in 2014.

the Afro hit,  R&B singer / writer’s first hit song was “toh bad”. She is with the record label;  EMPIRE MATES ENTERTAINMENT.

Some of her songs are;

Her net worth is about $1.5million

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