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Top10 richest musicians in Nigeria, Number 2 will shock you

you are interested in the world of music, you will probably want to know the answer to the question: "Who is the richest musician in Nigeria?" Of course, they are all talented, hardworking and each of them has a unique style of performing, but only the best of the best is on top of this list. Read on to find out the names of top 10 wealthiest musicians in the country.
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These people are household names in the Nigerian music industry, and all of them definitely deserve the fame they already possess. Besides, these famous and richest Nigerian musicians not only make money for themselves but also enhance the country’s reputation in Africa and worldwide.
Who is in the list of the richest musicians in Nigeria?
To find out who is the richest artist in Nigeria 2020, one should take into account the net worth of each of them. Nigerian Infopedia presented a long list with the net worth of the most popular musicians in the country.
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10. Flavour - $9.5 million
Chinedu Okoli, popularly known as Flavour, is a Nigerian singer who began as a church drummer. In 2014, his song, Ada Ada was nominated for the Best Music Video award at the year’s MTV Africa Music Awards. Some of his most popular albums include Thankful, Uplifted, and Blessed . His current net worth is $9.5 million.
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9. Peter Okoye and Paul Okoye – $10 million each
It is impossible to fail to mention the former popular duo P-Square created by Peter and Paul Okoye. The brothers take the ninth place in the list and have the same net worth.
Paul and Peter Okoye were born on November 18th, 1981 in Jos, Plateau State. The brothers created the extremely popular band P-Square which was one of the most famous duos in Nigerian music until they decided to go separate ways.
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Paul Okoye now has a solo career (just like his brother) and is known under the stage name Rudeboy. Peter is building a career on his own too and has a lot of lucrative deals with KIA Motors and Olympic Milk.
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The brothers earned crazy amounts of money when they performed together. It was estimated that they used to get $150,000 per concert in Africa and had a luxurious life .
Among their possessions were a big house and a private jet. Today, they both appeared on the ninth position of the rating, and have only about $10 million each.
8. Timaya – $10.5 million
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 his singing and songwriting career when he founded the music group Dem Mama Soldiers.
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In 2005, he began his solo career and released his 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.
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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.
Through singing, he earned enough money to buy a huge house, decorated in white, with big pictures on the walls, a swimming pool, large windows and soft , colourful carpets. He can really afford it because Timaya net worth is estimated at $10.5 million.
7. Phyno – $11 million
The musician's stage name, Phyno, means phenomenal. The singer is indeed a phenomenal personality because he has many talents and desires.
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The man wanted to be a pilot, doctor, he played drums and piano, and at the same time could create his rendition of every recording he heard. Fortunately, he had chosen to become a musician, and it was the right choice that brought him $11 million and made Phyno one of the world's household names in music.
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The singer started his career in 2003 and even moved to Lagos for his careers. He has also acted as a producer for such well-known stars as Flavour, Timaya, Mr Raw and several others.
6. Olamide – $12 million
Olamide Adedeji is known in Nigeria as Olamide (his other nicknames are Olamide Baddo and BaddoSneh). He is a rising superstar of the Nigerian hip-hop music genre. The singer 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 2010 when he released his single Eni Duro and in 2011 his album
Rapsodi. The successful album was followed by the second album YBNL , which featured a few hit singles that made Olamide popular in no time.
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Today, he has seven studio albums and is featured on one compilation recording. He has won many awards

Top ten richest musicians in Nigeria:
1. Wizkid
2. Davido
3. Don Jazzy
4. Burna Boy
5. 2Baba (2Face)
6. Olamide
7. Phyno
8. Timaya
9. Peter Okoye and Paul Okoye
10. Flavour.

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