Top 10 Richest Musicians In Africa At 2017, According To Forbes The Beginning 2018

Richest Musicians In Africa At 2017

American business magazine, Forbes Magazine, has released a compilation of its top 10 African richest musicians.

The list was put together using factors such as endorsement, popularity, show rates, sales, awards, YouTube views, appearance in newspapers, investment, social media presence, influence and others.

See artistes that made it below:


Akon has over 35 million albums sold worldwide. He has won numerous awards including five Grammy Award nominations and has 45 Billboard Hot 100 songs under his belt. He tops the list according to Forbes Africa.


The multi-award-winning artist’s real name is Nkosinathi Maphumulo. He was born in South Africa’s house music province, KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) and raised in the Eastern Cape province, where Nelson Mandela hailed from, before moving back to KZN to study music.

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