The Ghanaian music industry is among the most prominent and fastest-growing music industries. They have recorded a variety of hits that have been enjoyed all over the world. It is believed that the Ghanaian music industry has been renowned for its distinctive singing style that has enabled them to get numerous prizes worldwide.
Sarkodie is the richest musician in Ghana with an estimated net worth of about $7.2 million. A lot of Ghanaian musicians have made it to the top in African music. Similar to their Nigerian counterparts Ghanaian musicians are doing the right thing globally.
Top 10 Richest Musicians In Ghana.
Sarkodie was named Michael Owusu Addo and he was born on the 10th of July, 1988. He is currently signed to SarkCess music. Sarkodie is the richest musician in Ghana with an estimated net worth of $7.2 million. He has worked with the likes of Shatta Wale, Tiwa Savage, DJ Mensah, Jazzi, R2Bees, Ice Prince, Fuse ODG, Castro, Efya, and others.
As a musician, Sarkodie has won the most awards in Ghana both locally and internationally and he is the first Ghanaian to be awarded the BET award. He has signed endorsement deals with several big brands which include Samsung Mobile, Fan Milk, and many more. He owns a beautiful home as well as a fleet of vehicles.
2. Shatta Wale
Charles Nii Armah Mensah Jnr also known as Shatta Wale was born on the 17th of October, 1984. He is a Ghanian reggae-dancehall musician that is currently signed to SM 4 LYF records. He has an estimated net worth of $6.5 million. He is among Ghana’s most successful artists.
Shatta Wale’s choice to focus on music was a good one as it brought him into the spotlight. The biggest hit single of his career, Dancehall King helped him gain fame. He has been awarded numerous awards for his performance on both the international and local stages. He owns a fleet of luxurious cars as well as houses worth millions of dollars.
3. Okyeame Kwame
Kwame Nsiah Apau, popularly referred to by the name Okyeame Kwame was born on the 17th of April, 1976. Kwame is a Ghanaian musician, rapper, creative director, and entrepreneur. He is signed to One Mic Entertainment and Owusek productions. With an estimated net worth of $6 million, he is one of the richest musicians in Ghana.
In addition to earning income from performing, the artist owns several businesses. He is the proprietor of an independent record label called One Mic Entertainment, Firm Bridges Communications, and a partner in Horseman Shoes. Kwame has signed endorsement deals with a variety of big brands such as GT Bank, MTN Group, and Coca-Cola.
Rebecca Akosua Acheampomaa Acheampong often referred to as Becca is a Ghanaian musician, singer, and actress. Becca is, without doubt, one of the top performers in Ghana and she is signed on to EKB Records. She was born on the 15th of August, 1984, and she is one of the richest musicians in Ghana with an estimated net worth of $5 million.
Her first recognition came when she was a participant in the second season of the annual singing competition on TV3. She has collaborated with many Ghanaian musicians and several world-renowned musicians. Her outstanding performance across the globe has earned her many recognitions and prizes. Throughout her music career, she has accumulated wealth through her efforts.
R2Bees is a Ghanaian hip-hop and hiplife group from Tema comprising twin cousins Faisal Hakeem, and Rashid Mugeez. They are signed on to R2Bees Entertainment and they have an estimated net worth of $4.6 million.
They were nominated for the 2013 BET Awards. They released their third studio album in March 2019. As with other Ghanaian stars as well, the R2Bees stars have collaborated with various artists for musical collaborations both in and outside of Ghana.
6. Fuse ODG
Nana Richard Abiona is also known as Fuse ODG and he was born on the 2nd of December, 1988. He was born in the United Kingdom but grew up in Ghana. He is a Ghanaian musician that is signed in to 3 Beats Records. Azonto and Antenna, his hit songs earned the musician worldwide fame and money. Wyclef Jean, Shatta Wale, Wande Coal, Sean Paul, Sarkodie as well as Major Lazer are among the artists with whom he has collaborated.
Fuse ODG owns homes within and outside the country, and all of them are smaller than mansions. He is one of the richest musicians in Ghana with an estimated net worth of about $4 million. He has been tirelessly working to bring awareness to Ghanaian musicians within the UK and to alter the narrative about Africa through his music.
Nii Addo Quaynor, whose stage name is Tinny was born on the 19th of January, 1982. He is a Ghanaian rapper that is signed to Kankpe Records. He began his journey into the music business at an early age, singing at funfairs and parties.
In 1994, he began his show at Fun-World which was an entertainment show that was scheduled on a Sunday in the National Theatre (Accra). He is one of the richest musicians in Ghana with an estimated net worth of $2.3 million.
He has released numerous recordings since his initial release. In a look at his luxurious lifestyle, Tinny has numerous mansions across the country and a collection of luxurious cars.
Emmanuel Andrews Samini known by his stage name Samini is a Ghanaian Reggae and Dancehall recording artist. He was born on the 22nd of December, 1981 in Accra, Ghana. He is currently signed to Samini Music also known as the High-Grade Family.
Samini’s popularity and fame began when his debut track Linda, was released and later stayed on music billboard charts in Ghana. He has signed a lucrative endorsement contract with MTN in the past. He was the first Ghanaian to win a MOBO award. He has won a lot more awards like the African artist in 2008 and the Most Outstanding African Artiste in 2006. With an estimated net worth of $2 million, Samini is one of the richest musicians in Ghana.
9. D black
Desmond Kwesi Blackmore widely known as D black was born on the 12th of January 1986. D-Black is an award-winning artist and an entrepreneur of note who has won a variety of awards like the entrepreneurial awards. He is currently signed to Black Avenue Music Records. Through his journey as a musician, D-Black has been nominated for 59 awards around the world and has won 23 of these awards including the BET Awards.
He also launched the Black Avenue Clothing line (BAC) which aims to be an apparel company as well as a marketer and importer of clothing for women and men globally. D-Black owns a fleet of luxurious vehicles. He has an estimated net worth of $1.6 million.
Livingstone Etse Satekla also known as Stonebwoy is a Ghanaian Afro-pop, reggae, and dancehall artist who is from the Volta Region. He was born on the 5th of March, 1988 and he is currently signed to VP Records. He started his career in the form at the age of 14 as an underground artist. He has received many nominations and awards that ranged from Artist of the Year to Album of the Year.
He signed an endorsement deal with Samsung in 2018 and Voltic Natural Mineral water in 2019. He recently launched his clothing line in Ashaiman with a store called Bhim Shop where he sells clothes from the BHIM brand. Stonebwoy’s commitment to his music has made him one of the top performers in Ghana. He is a regular hitmaker with an estimated net worth of about $1.5 million.