Top 10 Richest Female Musicians in Nigeria & Their Net Worth (Updated)

In one of our posts, we wrote on the updated list of top 11 richest nollywood actresses in Nigeria 2019. Today, we shifted into the Nigerian music industry to give you the top 10 richest female musicians in Nigeria and their worth this 2019.

Please note that the basis of calculating these top Nigerian female artists net worth is not just their musical career, but the deals and endorsement accrued to them.

You can agree with me that most American musicians especially the females likes of Tony Braxton, Maria Carey, Whitney Houston, Celine Dion and the likes have made it in the entertainment industry, but this time, Nigerian musicians have stepped up and are now at logger-heads with those American artiste.

List of 10 Richest Female Musicians in Nigeria 2019 & Net worth

11. Simi Worth $700,000

Simisola Bolatito Ogunleye is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. Simi began her musical career as a gospel singer when she released her debut studio album in 2008 titled Ogaju.

She burst into popularity in 2014 after she released “Tiff”, a song which got nominated at The Headies in 2015 and placed her as one of the top artiste in the country.

Simi is currently signed to X3M Music under which she released her second studio album. She is married to Adekunle Gold, a popular songwriter and producer in the country. Her net worth is estimated to be $700,000.


Some of Simi’s songs include: Joromi, Ayo, Promise, Smile for me, Soldier featuring Falz the bad guy, Complete me, I Dun Care, Chemistry, Outta my head, Jericho, By you, etc.

10. Niyola Worth $500,000

niyola-nigerian-infopediaShe started her career in 2005. Niyola signed to Trybe’s Records, but later signed to Empire Mates Entertainment label (EME) since 2012. She got into stardom and became famous with her first hit single “Too Bad” in 2014.

She won Nigeria’s Entertainment Award for Best Female Artiste of the Year in 2014. Her net worth is estimated to be $500 thousand.

Other songs released by Niyola are Go On, Love to Love You and Last Bus Stop.

9. Nneka Worth $1.3 million

nneka-nigerian-infopediaNneka is a Nigerian hip hop/soul singer based in Germany. She began her musical career in 2004 while performing as an opening act for dance hall reggae star Sean Paul at Hamburg.

Nneka has toured and traveled to many countries in Europe and Africa and her net worth is said to be $1.3million which sees her enter the 9th position among the richest female musicians in Nigeria today.

8. Cynthiana Morgan Worth-$1.5 million

cynthiana-morgana-nigerian-infopediaMorgan began singing professionally in 2007, but became a fan favorite in 2010 when she featured in Jhybo song.

In 2013, she released “Don’t Break My Heart” under Northside Entertainment Inc.

She is number 8 on the list of richest female musicians of Nigerian origin. The song made crazy waves topping the musical chart for weeks. Her song “German Juice” is a hit.

She is a well recognized figure in the music industry in Nigeria. Her net worth is estimated to be $1.5 million.

7. Waje Worth $1.7 million

waje-nigerian-infopediaWaje featured in P-square hit track “Bizzy Body” in 2007 and also in a reality show powered by MTV Base South Africa and Zain which boosted her career in music.

She signed a mouth watering endorsement deal with telecommunication giant, GLO. She occupies number 7 on the list of richest musicians in Nigeria 2018.

Waje is a household name and also one of the richest females in the musical industry with a net worth of $1.7million.

6. ASA worth $2million

asa-nigerian-infopedia“Asa” whose full name is Bukola Elemide is a Nigerian-french singer. She came to limelight when she released her first single “Eye Adaba”, Jailer, e.t.c in 2009.

She has a number of great hit songs and is reported to have signed an endorsement deal worth millions of Naira with GTBank after recording an official song for them.

Asa is one of the most respected female musician to ever emerged from Nigeria. Asa is one of the top richest divas in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $2million this 2019.

Some of Asa’s albums that are popular include: Bed of stones, Beautiful Imperfection, Asa, The Captivator, etc.

5. Seyi Shay worth $2.1 million

Seyi-Shay-nigerian-infopediaSeyi Shay returned from UK to Nigeria in 2011 and released “Loving your way” and “No le le”. These two songs became the hit songs which boosted her singing career in Nigeria and in 2013, she released “Irawo”,”chante” etc.

Seyi have performed in many stage shows, even with American pop star, Neyo in the MTV Base Awards in Africa. She has signed deals with Etisalat, Bacardi Breezer, and the most recent deal with Pepsi.

Her talent has made her one of the richest in the business with an estimated worth of $2.1million.

4. Chidinma worth $2.8million

chidinma-nigerian-infopoediaIt is no surprise that Chidinma Ekile also known as Miss Kedike is among the list of the top 10 richest female musicians in Nigeria 2019.

Her fame began after she won the third season of the MTN Project Fame West Africa in 2010. Immediately after that year, she released her singles “Jankoliko”and “kedike” which won for her the Kora Awards for the Best Female west African Act.

Chidinma has been a brand ambassador for MTN for three years now. Her net worth is estimated $2.8million.

3. Omawumi worth $3million

omawunmi-nigerian-infopediaOmawumi started her singing career in 2007 after she was voted as the 1st runner-up for Idol West Africa Competition. Her first single “In the music” boosted her career and since released some hit tracks.

She is a brand ambassador of Globacom,, Mortein,and Malta Guiness. Her net worth is currently put at $3million.

2. Yemi Alade worth $4.2million

yemi aladeYemi Alade elevated to stardom after she released her hit track “Jonny”. Her “Jonny” music video is currently the most viewed musical video on YouTube than any other female artiste in Nigeria.

She also released some dope tracks like “kissing”, Take over,Tangerine.

She is also a brand ambassador of Bacardi Breezer, Bland2Glam,an online Jewelry store,Close up toothpaste. Her net worth is put at $4.2million this 2019.

1. Tiwa Savage worth $4.85million

tiwa savageTiwa Savage first hit single “kele kele love” made its way up to the Nigeria music charts. She was formerly signed to Marvin Records Label and had major hit songs like “Love me” “Eminado”,etc.

As of writing this post, she is under the Universal Music Record Label where she signed a lucrative contract.

She has performed in international shows and is also a brand ambassador to Maggi, Forte Oil, Pepsi and Konga.

Tiwa Savage’s net worth is currently set at $4.85million. She is the richest female musician in Nigeria as she recently signed a multi-million dollar contract with Jay-z music record label also.

There you have it, the updated list of top 10 Richest Female Musicians in Nigeria. Do you agree with the list. We will love to hear your opinion in the comment section below.


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Jide Adeyoye Franklin

Jide is a prolific writer, researcher and a certified author on Nigerian Infopedia. He is a very experienced tech personality with knowledge in SEO and current trends online.


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  1. mercy

    i never knew Yemi alade was this rich..

    1. Amanda


  2. Vivian

    Woah so my model Tiwa Savage is this Rich. I really trip her ways

  3. I didn’t know that yemi my role model is this rich congrats my dear.

  4. Abdrew

    I don’t know Yemi alade so rich ooo

  5. Daisy

    Checkout Yemi Alade Net Worth

  6. florence

    omg i didn’t know dat my real model tiwa savage was so rich! congrate.

  7. Noble martins

    All their worth suites them,
    Bt chidinma surprised me, i didn’t know that she could be this rich.
    More Greece to thier elbows.

  8. why is Simi not among the richest?

    1. Stanley

      I wonder ooo

    2. ifeanyichukuw chime

      Her money is $700000 she try because me I don’t see her back

    3. Gucci snake

      don’t you have eyes

    4. Ibeson

      To ask ur mama


    OMG My Idol Tiwa is on top,I wish you can see how i admire you so much

  10. miraj

    tiwa deserve it

  11. Dazzle

    I wonder where in the world you people get your statistics….

  12. Anonye blessing

    Oh. Simi is not among

  13. Jessica

    simi is not among….. M supposed at chidinma n Yemi alade

  14. Cornelius

    Simi couldn’t make the list

  15. priscot Awor

    Wow Tiwa is on top am so happy for her she is my best female singer so far l love dad

  16. Prince Glaygbo

    Tiwa Savage thank for your hard work done, I love your way of singing.

  17. Oluwadamilola

    Nice list

  18. Anietimfon

    who cares if her name is there or not @simi, what i know for sure is that i love her

  19. Ikelee mizzjay

    Tiwa mama I love u….

  20. Jozzy nanish

    tiwa savage I knew it

  21. Morayo

    I never knew cythia Morgan was this rich

  22. dorcas

    tiwa savage am so proud of u, keep on making us proud cause no matter what, we will forever love u for who u are not for what you’ve got my mama gamgam.

  23. prince

    simi keep it up u will make it very soon

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