We present the list of the top ten richest musicians in Ghana in 2021, their net worths, and endorsements.
Since the last decade, Ghana’s music industry has prospered, releasing numerous hit songs that are popular internationally.
Many Ghanaian artists have also been able to acquire tremendous wealth due to the rapid growth of the country’s music industry in 2021, increasing their net worth.
Among Ghana’s richest musicians, who are the top ten?
Here are the main 10 richest musicians in Ghana:
- Shatta Wale
- Okyeame Kwame
- Fuse ODG
- Daddy Lumba
Let us now review the top 10 richest musicians in Ghana in 2021, with their net worth
Sarkodie – Net worth $15 million
With an estimated net worth of $15 million, Sarkodie is the richest musician in Ghana in 2021.
A professional rapper in the music industry, he is regarded as one of Africa’s best music rappers; he produces music with an excellent flow and catchy vibes.
Since breaking into the music industry, Sarkodie has produced many hit songs; he has also contributed to many songs in African markets, including Nigeria, the continent’s fastest-growing market.
A string of songs with different musicians has earned him recognition as the richest musician in Ghana in 2021.
Since joining the Ghanaian music scene, Sarkodie has also produced several albums, such as Makye in 2009, Rapperholic in 2012, Sarkology in 2014, Highest in 2017, Black Love, and No Pressure.
This list of songs contributed to him becoming Ghana’s richest musician in 2021.
He has an estimated net worth of $15 million in 2021, up from his previous net worth of $10 million in 2020.
Shatta Wale – Net Worth $11 million
Shatta Wale ranked second among the richest musicians in Ghana in 2021.
Bandana was Shatta Wale’s stage name when he first gained popularity in 2004.
Moko Hoo and two other songs, No Problem and Obaa Yaa, marked the beginning of his popularity before he disappeared from the music industry without recording a song for over a decade.
After a long absence from the music industry, Shatta Wale returned in 2013.
Over the past four years since Shatta Wale’s return, he has released four studio albums, which allowed him to seize the second position in Ghana’s music industry in 2021.
Okyeame Kwame – Net Worth $8 million
The third richest musician in town is Okyeame Kwame.
The success of his record label drove his popularity in Ghanaian music, boosting his net worth, and thus making him the third richest musician in Ghana in 2021.
As a result of his many releases and his collaborations with different Ghanian musicians, Okyeame Kwame has gained a lot of popularity in the music industry, which has allowed him to earn a fortune.
Currently, Okyeame Kwame has a net worth of $8 million, a considerable amount for someone of his talent.
R2Bees – Net Worth $7 million
The Ghanaian hip-hop duo R2Bees first gained popularity in Ghana’s music industry in 2007.
R2Bees is a music duo consisting of cousins Faisal Hakeem and Rashid Mugeez.
2008 saw the release of R2Bees’ first single, titled Yawa Gal.
A hit song by the same artist, “I Dey Mad”, came out the same year.
They have made a great deal of money with songs such as Slow Down, Azonto, Over, and Tonight with Wizkid, Kiss Your Hand, Plantain Chips, Life, Bayla Trap, One-Shot, and so many others.
A variety of endorsement deals signed by R2Bees have also helped them rank among the richest musicians in Ghana in 2021, from star beer brand ambassadors to Computer and Phone company LG worth $300,000.
Stonebwoy – Net Worth $8million
Stonebwoy is ranked fifth in the list of Ghana’s richest musicians in 2021.
During a rap battle competition at Kasahare Level stage, Stonebwoy was discovered and signed by Samini Music record label.
Climax became his first hit song under Samini music in 2012.
Ghetto Love became his second hit song under Samini music and earned him a nomination for the Ghana Music Award in 2013.
Stonebwoy has since released four music albums that have helped him become among the ten richest musicians in Ghana, including Grade 1 in 2012, Necessary Evil in 2014, Epistles of Mama in 2017, and Anloga Junction in 2020.
It is clear that Stonebwoy deserves to be listed among Ghana’s top 10 richest musicians in 2021 after recording so many songs.
The net worth of Stonebwoy in 2021 is $8 million, making him the fifth richest musician in Ghana in 2021.
Fuse ODG – Net Worth $5.5 million
Fuse ODG is ranked sixth on the list of Ghana’s top musicians.
Antenna, his first song, was released in June 2013 after he returned to Ghana – it became the most popular song in Africa in 2013 and was broadcast throughout the continent and beyond.
In addition to Antenna, Fuse’s second hit was ‘Azonto’ – the song gained a lot of popularity from its unique dancing style in Africa.
As a result of these two songs, he ranks among Ghana’s richest musicians.
He has amassed a net worth of $5.5 million thanks to his music success, a wealth many only dream to have.
Due to his high net worth, he has become Ghana’s sixth richest musician in 2021.
Daddy Lumba – Net Worth $5 million.
Daddy Lumba is the seventh richest musician in Ghana in 2021.
With his music, Daddy Lumba has created a wealth that has made him one of the top ten richest musicians in Ghana in 2021.
His music has been complemented by the awards he has received in the music industry, making him the seventh richest musician in Ghana by 2021.
The current net worth of Daddy Lumba is $5 million.
Becca – Net Worth $5 million
Becca holds the 8th-place position in our list of the top 10 richest musicians in Ghana.
Sugar, her debut album, gained her first popularity in the Ghanaian music industry in 2007.
With her songs, Rebecca has managed to build a substantial fortune for herself, which is the fruit of her music career.
Having made a lot of money from her songs, she is one of Ghana’s top ten richest musicians in 2021.
In addition to the popularity her music has achieved, she has earned big money through various endorsements, including Goodwill Ambassador for UNAIDS and Glo ambassador.
In addition, she served as Ghana’s ambassador for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
Having an estimated net worth of $5 million, Becca is one of Ghana’s top musicians in 2021.
D-Black – Net Worth $4.5 million.
D-Black is a Ghanaian musician and businessman who has been active in the music industry for ten years.
His place in the top ten richest musicians in Ghana is a testament to his success, having spent only 10 years in the industry.
His music career began in 2009 when he teamed up with rap partner Kwaku-t.
Together with Kwaku-t, D-Black released different albums, including Target Practice, Music, Love and Life, The Revelation, Lightwork, Hunger & Thirst Mixtape and Smoke & Mirrors E.P.
D-Black has also released over 30 singles in just a space of ten years, and that has lifted him as one of the richest musicians in Ghana.
He also owns the Black Avenue Muzik label, one of Ghana’s most prestigious record labels.
Having the Black Avenue Muzik record label on his side helped him boost his net worth in 2021, making him the ninth richest musician in Ghana in 2021.
D-Black has an approximate net worth of $4.5 million based on his music and various businesses, including Black Avenue Clothing, Livewire Events, Club Onyx, among others.
Samini – Net worth $4 million
Samini holds the 10th spot in terms of richest musicians.
His music career started as a member of a choir and in 2004, he released his first music album Dankwasere and became a household name in Ghana.
His first record deal was with the Ghanaian label Ashanti International. Samini then signed with Lexifri Productions before establishing his own label, Samini Music.
Samini has released over seven different albums since he began his music career, which has helped him earn a place among the top ten richest musicians in Ghana.
He has produced several albums, including Dankwasere released ten years ago, Samini released in 2007, Dagaati in 2008, Next Page released in 2013, Breaking News released in 2015 and Untamed released in 2018.
As a result of his songs, performances, and endorsements, Samini now has a net worth of $4 million, an impressive sum for someone of his caliber.