If you are reading this post, it is obvious that you want to know who the richest musician in Ghana is.
In this article, I am going to list all the top richest musicians in Ghana, their net worth, investments, business and other information.
The factors for ranking the richest musicians in Ghana are endorsements, ambassadorial deals, merchandise sales, local and international features, their online following (YouTube Subscribers, Spotify streams, apple music streams, boomplay streams, etc), businesses owned, investments they do and many more.
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Below is the list of richest musicians in Ghana 2020 and their net worth.
Full Name: Michael Owusu Addo
Date of Birth: July 10, 1988
Place of Birth: Tema
Spouse Name: Tracy Owusu Addo
Record Label: SarkCess Music
Sarkodie hails from Tema in the Greater Accra region of Ghana.
He has over the years gained prominence and exposure in Ghana and beyond due to his music career.
He is arguably the best rapper in Ghana.
Sarkodie does HipLife, HipPop and sometimes Afrobeats.
Sarkodie went to Tema Methodist High School. Afterward, he proceeded to IPMC where he graduated with a certificate in Graphic Design.
He has been listed by Forbes Africa as one of the richest/bankable musicians in Ghana and the 10th in Africa as well.
Although music is Sarkodie’s main career, he does other businesses and investments on the side.
He has a massive social media following and engagement.
Sarkodie invests in different businesses in Ghana and other countries.
He is successfully married, with two kids, one boy and one girl known as titi.
Artist Sarkodie has worked with include E40 (American Rapper), Shatta Wale, Ice Prince, Ace Hood, Ball J, E.L, Kelvyn Boy, Stonebwoy, Tiwa Savage, Rudebwouy, Mr. Eazi, Jig Jaz, Maleek Berry, amongst others.
YouTube Subscribers: 558,000
- Ambassador for the Year of Return 2019
- Samsung Brand Ambassador
- FanMilk Ghana
- SCmobile App
- Jumia Ghana Collaboration
- Kantanka Automobile
Sarkodie owned the SARK Clothing line which was started in 2017. He made a lot of money from this business as well.
It is also believed that Sarkodie has shares in the banking sector as well.
He has also won several awards which most of them comes with financial benefits. All these add up to his net worth.
On top of that he recently bought a new crib in the United States of America, close sources says.
Sarkodie’s Net Worth.
According to Forbes, Sarkodie is worth Seven Million Dollars ($7 Million).
Taking into considerations all what Sark has, business, endorsements, online followers, features, Sarkodie is worth $10 Million in 2020 according to a close source.
- Shatta Wale
Full Name: Charles Nii Armah Mensah Jnr.
Date of Birth: 17th October 1984
Place of Birth: Accra, Ghana
Record Label: Shatta Movement Records.
Born Charles Nii Armah Mensah Jnr, Shatta Wale is prominent for his musical roles as a dancehall artist and a record producer in Ghana.
It is believed that Shatta Wale does real estate investment, car dealership, Gold dealership business on the side.
He also sells merchandise to his fans and loved ones. That business also do fetch a lot of money for him.
Shatta has mansions at East Legon, Trassaco Valley, Lake Side Estate and other unknown locations.
According to Forbes, Shatta Wale is worth $6.5 Million dollars. He usually flaunts his wealth claiming he is the richest musician in Ghana.
His recent collaboration with Beyonce on the already song has pushed him into the international limelight and therefore more endorsement deals are going to come in which in turn will make him more money.
YouTube Subscribers: 512,000
- Okyeame Kwame
Full name: Kwame Nsiah Apau
Date of birth: April 17, 1976
Place of birth: Kumasi
Record Label: Owusek Productions / One Mic Entertainment.
We can’t eliminate Okyeame Kwame when it comes to the richest artists in Ghana.
Born Kwame Nsiah Apau, Okyeame hails from Nsuta in the Ashanti Region of Ghana.
He is married to Annica Nsia-Apau with two kids, a daughter, and a son.
He is famous for his fashion sense and has proficiency in managing himself as an entrepreneur, songwriter, director, and singer.
Apart from doing music, Okyeame Kwame is a masters degree holder in linguistics.
Okyeame Kwame businesses
- One Mic Entertainment
- Firm Bridges Communications
- Horseman Shoes
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Okyeame Kwame’s Net Worth.
Taking into consideration, the businesses owned by him, the ambassadorial deals and other partnerships, his net worth is listed below.
Okyeame Kwame is worth $10 million according to Forbes.
Full name: Rebecca Akosua Acheampomaa Acheampong
Date of birth: 15th August 1984
Place of birth: Kumasi
Record label: Sony Music Records.
Becca has over the years cemented her stay in the Ghanaian music industry and gained reputation and relevancy both locally and internationally.
Becca, born Rebecca Acheampong has buttressed her reputation with several albums. Through music, Becca has amassed enough wealth which places her among the richest musicians in Ghana.
She has featured artists such as Uhuru, 2Face, MI amongst others.
Becca’s Net Worth.
According to Forbes, Becca is worth $6.2 Million.
Now it’s the Refuse to be Broke guys.
This group comprises of pair of musicians namely Rashid Mugeez and Faisal Hakeem.
They are signed onto the R2Bees Entertainment record label.
Like several other Ghanaian stars, the R2Bees stars have partnered with a number of artists in musical collaborations within and outside Ghana.
Amongst the artists, they have collaborated with are Sarkodie, Wande Coal, Wizkid, Criss Waddle, Asumadu Killbeatz, Davido, and Tinchy Stryder etc.
The duo have been in the Ghanaian and international music scene for over a decade and has amassed wealth.
How much is R2Bees worth? See the figures below according to Forbes.
R2Bees Net Worth.
According to Forbes, R2Bees is worth six million dollars ($6.0 million)
- Fuse ODG
Born Setsokla Etse Livingstone, Stonebwoy is one of the top musicians in Ghana at the moment. He is mostly counted among the richest musicians in Ghana.
Stonebwoy does not make money from his music alone but has other businesses and investments credited to him.
Stonebwoy makes money from selling merchandise, investments and other hidden business he keeps secret.
He recently inked an ambassadorial deal with Tecno Ghana which is going to make him a lot of money.
According to close source and Forbes, Stonebwoy is worht $5 Million dollars.
- Daddy Lumba
Daddy Lumba has also amassed a lot of wealth from his music career. He is one of the most relevant and richest artist in Ghana now. He has several businesses in Ghana and overseas.
Although not having so much online following like Sarkodie and Shatta Wale, he’s had huge endorsements and deals from big brands that keep fetching him money.
Daddy Lumba Net worth: According to Forbes Africa, Daddy Lumba is worth $8 Million.
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