Richest female musician in africa

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richest female musician in africa

Yemi Alade

Yemi Alade is a Nigerian singer and songwriter who has an estimated net worth of $4.5 million in 2024. Alade was born on October 10, 1988 in Lagos State, Nigeria where she grew up with her two siblings (a brother and sister). She studied at Command Secondary School Ipaja, Lagos State but later quit school to pursue a career in music.

She got her big break when she appeared as the runner-up on the M-Net reality television singing competition Project Fame Season 3 (2008). After winning the competition, Alade signed with Mavin Records and released her debut studio album “King of Queens” in 2010 which reached Gold status in Nigeria within four months of its release.

Alade’s second studio album “180” was released three years later on December 17th 2013 under the same record label; it sold over 30 thousand copies during its first week selling making it one of Africa’s highest selling albums of all time as well as being certified platinum by NIPO..

Tiwa Savage

She is worth an estimated $4.85 million and is a songwriter, actress, and CEO of 323 Entertainment. She has starred in several films including Jenifa (2000), Da Bomb (2002), The Violinist (2004), and even played the role of Nneka in the popular Nigerian film 30 Days In Atlanta (2012).

She also released her first album Savage Angel which was certified gold by AMAA Awards Organising Committee

She became well known for her hit song “Kele Kele Love” featuring 2face Idibia.

Chidinma Ekile

In this list, we have listed the richest female musicians in Africa.

Chidinma Ekile, better known as Ms Kedike, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. She is signed to Mavin Records and has released four studio albums: Chidinma (2014), Ayo (2024), We Want More (2024) and The Diary of Ms Kedike (20XX).

Ms Kedike’s debut studio album, Chidinma, was released in July 2014 by Mavin Records and was preceded by her debut mixtape titled “The Diary of Ms Kedike” (2013). The album includes six singles—including “We Are Young”, “Amaka Igwe” and “Ire”.


Asa is a Nigerian-French singer, songwriter, and recording artist. She is known for her unique sound which is a fusion of jazz, folk and afro soul. She has released three studio albums and a live album. Asa was born in Paris to Nigerian parents who had moved to France in search of better opportunities. She grew up in Lagos with her father who was an architect before relocating back to Nigeria at the age of 19 where she decided to pursue music professionally after years of singing around her family home


Waje is the richest female musician in Africa.

Waje is the best female musician in Africa.

Waje is the most beautiful female musician in Africa.

Waje is the most famous female musician in Africa and one of Nigeria’s sweethearts with a captivating personality and fascinating good looks, she has become one of Nigeria’s most celebrated celebrities over time and her music career has soared as well. She started singing at age 3 when she joined her church choir and later went on to join other choirs before finally making it into mainstream music while attending college at the University of Lagos where she graduated with a degree in Mass Communication & Public Relations before starting her own record label; Waje Music Records which has featured some of Nigeria’s biggest artists such as Big Brother Naija star Tacha who now goes by his stage name Efe Omidiran since leaving housemates for good reasons after acting like he had cancer (which he didn’t), winning Miss Naija 2024 pageant title holder Dencia who was rumoured to have gone through plastic surgery after losing weight due to stress from failed relationships with Nigerian men (some say its just because she got tired trying so hard but anyway)

and more recently Wizkid who supports breast cancer awareness by donating cars from his album sales towards buying mammograms for poor women who cannot afford health care facilities especially those suffering from breast cancer which kills many women every year globally including here at home Nigeria as well

Chidinma Ekile aka Ms Kedike

Chidinma Ekile (born May 19, 1989), whose stage name is Ms Kedike, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. She rose to prominence after winning the third season of Project Fame West Africa in 2010.

She was managed by record label, Capital Hills, owned by singer Illbliss.

Ms Kedike released her debut studio album Chidinma on October 11th 2011 which features artists such as Iyanya and Olamide.[1] The album spawned two singles: “E No Easy” and “Gidi Love”.

yemi alade is the richest female musician in Africa

Yemi Alade has been described as the “Queen of Afrobeats” and is a multi-platinum recording artist. She was born in Nigeria but later moved to London where she studied Pharmacy and Psychology at the University of East London. She began her music career at age 18 after being discovered on YouTube by producer Cobhams Asuquo, who would become her manager and one of three executive producers for her debut album as well as several other records.

She released two albums in 2013: The First Lady followed by Danger; both were certified platinum in Nigeria within months of their release, making Yemi Alade Africa’s first female musician to achieve this feat. In 2024 she became the first Nigerian female artist to get over 100 million streams on Spotify with “Johnny”.

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