A lot has been said about the Nigerian music Industry being male-dominated which is rightly so. Again, some top female acts like Tiwa Savage have mentioned that they’re not on exactly on the same pedestal with the male colleagues in a lot of ways, especially talking about the paychecks. The men earn higher even when the ladies work twice as hard to level up the gap.
That being said, female Nigerian music stars are nevertheless doing really great for themselves. Yemi Alade once said she could sell out shows outside Nigeria just like any of her male counterparts. Going my Yemi Alade’s assertion we want to list out some of the top female earners in the music industry.
This list is a roundup of what the female music stars are worth. Estimates are made from their performance/appearance fees, endorsements and music sales and tours.
Now We Bring To You Top 8 RICHEST Female Nigerian Artistes And Their Net Worth 2018 below:
Niniola Apata aka Niniola is a singer, songwriter, and performer who hails from Ekiti State. Her rise in the music industry has been that of hard work, focus and great guts.
She pioneered the ‘Afro-house’ genre where she holds sway as queen with a debut album to her name. In a short while, Niniola has been one of the top four female artists in Nigeria. Here music lately had fetched her lots of international attention, especially from South Africa. She has been performing at top shows within the country and beyond. Her price has gone up in the last 16 months. Her estimated net worth is put at $600,000.