Top 20 Richest Musicians in Ghana & Net Worth 2021

Do you want to know the top 20 richest musicians in Ghana 2021? They are a number of talented musicians in Ghana who now rank impressively when compared to that from other African countries like Nigeria and South Africa. With the fast pace at which musicians are churning out remarkable sounds, Ghana now ranks as one of Africa’s leading producers of Hip-Hop stars.

Efforts must accompany results. So we will be looking at top richest musicians in Ghana and their net worth. A lot of musicians from Ghana are doing a lot of collaboration with foreign artist, and bagging awards within and outside the country.

We have collated the names of richest musicians in Ghana who currently dominate the country’s music industry. Importantly, this list is reported to have been proclaimed officially by Forbes – the world’s best ranking organization.

Top 20 Richest Musicians in Ghana 2021

Below is the list of the top 20 richest musicians in 2021 and their net worth.

1. Sarkodie

  • Full name: Michael Owusu Addo
  • Date Of Birth: July 10, 1988
  • Place Of Birth: Tema
  • Record Label: SarkCess Music / Nedjon Media / Duncwills Entertainment

Sarkodie is a native of Tema and is very prominent within and beyond Ghana. He is a gifted rapper and recording artiste. He specializes majorly in Hiplife and Hip-Hop styles of music.

He was given his secondary education at Tema Methodist High School. Following his successful decision to further his education, he was privileged to school at IPMC where he graduated with a degree in Graphic Design.

Sarkodie is among the richest musicians in Ghana and has engaged in musical collaborations with many other renowned Hip-Hop stars across and beyond Ghana. Within the guild of countless stars he has been featured with are musicians such as Shatta Wale, AKA, Kwaw Kese, Ball J, Hammer of The Last Two, Tiwa Savage, DJ Mensah, Jazzi, R2Bees, Ice Prince, Fuse ODG, Castro, Efya, EL, Ace Hood, amongst others.

Sarkodie Net Worth

According to Forbes, Sarkodie is the richest musician in Ghana with a net worth of $10 Million.

2. Shatta Wale

  • Full Name: Charles Nii Armah Mensah Jnr.
  • Date Of Birth: 17 October 1984
  • Record Label: Nedjon Media / SM 4 LYF Records

Born Charles Nii Armah Mensah Jnr, Shata Wale’s birth came about in 1984. Previously, he used the appellation “Bandana’’ as his stage name but now bears “Shata Wale’’ as God would have it. He is prominent for his musical roles as a reggae dancehall artiste cum song producer.

Following the impressive performance which earned him an award titled “Artiste of the Year’’ as a segment of 2014 Ghana Music Awards, Shata Wale rose to great fame. Meanwhile, he couldn’t have emerged into this fame if he hadn’t won the award with the influence of “Dancehall King’’ –his greatest hit song.

Shatta Wale Net Worth

According to Forbes, Shatta Wale has a net worth of $6.5 Million.

3. Okyeame Kwame

  • Full Name: Kwame Nsiah Apau
  • Date of Birth: April 17, 1976
  • Place of Birth: Kumasi
  • Record Label: Owusek Productions / One Mic Entertainment

Kwame is a native of Nsuta. He is famous for his proficiency in mingling his creative skills as an entrepreneur, director, songwriter and singer. Meanwhile, he is widely perceived as a remarkable musician whose music greatly centres on the Afro-pop, rap, and Hiplife.

As part of his academic course, Kwame was schooled at the Anglican Senior High School located in the Kumasi region of Ghana. Due to his ardent passion for music, Kwame chose to take on music as a career through his tertiary education at Kwame Nkrumah University. At the university, Kwame made music his course of study and in this event, he focused on the study of classical guitar. At the end of his academic programme, Kwame graduated with an academic degree in linguistics.

Having married to Annica Nsiah-Apu, reputable Kwame is blessed with two offspring and through the great benefits music has added to his life, he is declared the richest Ghanaian musician.

Okyeame Kwame Net Worth

According to Forbes, Okyeame is the richest musician in Ghana and is currently worth a whopping $6 million.

4. Daddy Lumba

  • Full Name: Charles Kwadwo Fosu
  • Date of Birth: 29th September 1964

Daddy Lumba is a multiple award-winning Ghanaian musicians with a career spanning three decades. He has been singing since he was 16. Daddy Lumba has 33 record albums to his name. He has been consistent with the release of multiple-hit albums since then and has established himself as one of Ghana’s most popular singers of the Highlife genre.

He owns his own studio where he does all his work and also owns machines for mastering, cassette duplication, loading, printing and shrink wrapping exclusively for his works. His music has evolved over the years to reflect the changes in taste and demands for music; he can currently be described as a contemporary highlife artist. Daddy Lumba has won several Ghana Music Awards and other excellence awards and continue to appeal to the young and old.

Daddy Lumba Net Worth

According to Forbes, Fuse ODG has a net worth of $5.0 Million.

5. Becca

  • Full Name: Rebecca Akosua Acheampomaa Acheampong
  • Date Of Birth: 15 August 1984
  • Place of Birth: Kumasi
  • Record Label: Sony Music Records / Waner Music Norway / EKB Records

Rebecca Acheampong, going by the stage name “Becca’’, was born in 1986. She has buttressed her reputation with several albums –about three studio albums. She makes waves as she is presently in a deal with EKB record label. Like several other artists, she has made a name for herself within and outside her country. With the help of musical engagements, she has amassed a lot of wealth for herself and amongst the artists, she has featured with are Uhuru, 2Face, MI and lots more.

Becca Net Worth

According to Forbes, Becca has a net worth of $5 Million.

6. R2Bees

  • Full Name: Rashid Mugeez and Faisal Hakeem
  • Place of Birth: Tema
  • Record Label: R2Bees Entertainment

As this group comprises the pair of Rashid Mugeez and Faisal Hakeem, Ghana is obviously endowed with lots of Hip-Hop/Hiplife musicians. Born as natives of Tema in Ghana, the two R2Bees stars have R2Bees Entertainment as their record label and are known for their versatile musical ambit which encompasses highlife, hiplife, Hip-Hop, and Afrobeat.

Rashid Mugeez and Faisal Hakeem have been together right from their childhood during when they were schooled at the same schools (both for the primary and secondary levels) in Tema. Meanwhile, their potentials as rappers became evident beginning from their days in school. In appreciation of their charisma, they were chosen to be their school’s face in inter-school musical competitions. Apart from that, they took part in rap contests on behalf of their school.

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.

R2Bees Net Worth

According to Forbes, R2Bees has a net worth of $ 4.6 Million.

7. Stonebwoy

  • Full Name: Livingstone Etse Satekla
  • Date Of Birth: March 5, 1988
  • Place Of Birth: Ashaiman
  • Record Label: VP Records

Livingstone Etse Satekla popularly known as Stonebwoy has kept himself going and constantly appeared amongst Ghana’s best dancehall artistes. Other than his endorsement deal with Samini record label, Stonebwoy has appeared on the payrolls of several endorsement deals and his fame continues surging as he gets occupied with frequent musical shows within and beyond Ghana.

Stonebwoy Net Worth

According to Forbes, Stonebwoy has a net worth of $4.5 Million.

8. Reggie Rockstone

  • Full Name: Reginald Yaw Asante Ossei
  • Date Of Birth: April 11, 1964
  • Place Of Birth: UK

Reggie Rockstone, born as Reginald Yaw Asante Ossie is one of the richest Ghanaian rappers. Although born in the UK, he lived his early years in Ghana in Kumasi and Accra. He is also a recipient of multiple music awards.

Reggie Rockstone Net Worth

According to Forbes, Stonebwoy has a net worth of $4.0 Million.

9. Fuse ODG

  • Full Name: Nana Richard Abiona
  • Date Of Birth: 2 December 1988
  • Record Label: 3 Beat Records

Though born in the capital of England, Nana Richard Abiona, going by the stage name Fuse ODG, was brought up in Ghana. His birth came about in 1988.

He was given an education at a Croydon-based school –Archbishop Lanfranc School. As part of his notable presence in Ghana’s music industry, he has 3beat as his record label. In order to enrich his musical philosophy and take Ghanaian music to the next level, Fuse ODG has had musical collaborations with many international and local superstars including Shata Wale, Wyclef Jean, Major Lazer, Nyla, Sean Paul, Sarkodie, Dawn ODG, Elephant Man, Wande Coal, Itz Tiffany, amongst others.

Fuse ODG Net Worth

According to Forbes, Fuse ODG has a net worth of $3.0 Million.

10. Tinny

  • Full Name: Nii Addo Quaynor
  • Date Of Birth: 19 January 1982
  • Place of Birth: Osu`
  • Record Label: Kankpe Records

Tinny was born in 19th January 1982. He is among the very popular Ghanaian rappers. His songs are played just about everywhere in Ghana including in shows, events, television as well as the radio. Tinny has swiftly dropped five albums since he entered the scene which was in 1994. He has also won a number of awards performing within Ghana and other international events as well. He was the brand ambassador for Glo Ghana in the year 2009 and has also campaigned for Cadbury as well.

Tinny also known as Nii Addo Quaynor is a pure Ghanaian rapper and the CEO of Kankpe Records. He has several records with several Ghanaian superstars like Shatta Wale, Trigmatic, Kwabena, Hammer of the last two and many more.

Tinny Net Worth

According to Forbes, Tinny has a net worth of $2.3 Million.

11. Samini

  • Full Name: Emmanuel Andrews Samini
  • Date Of Birth: 22 December 1981
  • Place of Birth: Accra
  • Record Label: Samini Musics / K Chero Records

Samini used to sing in the church before the release of his music albums which have been a success in the music scene. The first single he dropped was named ‘Linda’; it has been a sure success in Ghana.

After this, he was eventually featured in a number of singles by various talented artists. He has won a number of awards such as African Artiste of the Year 2008, Best African Act in the year 2006. Currently, his prospects do not seem that great when it comes to music, but high hopes everywhere for his comeback.

Samini Net Worth

According to Forbes, Saminin has a net worth of $2.0 Million.

12. D-Black

  • Full Name: Desmond Kwesi Blackmore
  • Date Of Birth: 12 January 1986
  • Place of Birth: Accra
  • Record Label: Black Avenue Music

Desmond Kwesi Blackmore was born in born 12 January 1986. He is popularly known as Damian-Black and is among the very hard working musicians based in Ghana. Influenced by his parents who were also hip-hoppers, he started recording music such as rhymes before he stepped into his teenage years.

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Not very long ago it was found out that D-Black had signed a deal that was worth $150,000 and you bet he is one of the richest musicians in Ghana. His tracks are hits in Ghana and he has therefore managed to get a spot as a wealthy and hardworking musician.

Samini Net Worth

According to Forbes, Samini has a net worth of $1.6 Million.

13. Kwaw Kese – $1million

  • Full Name: Emmanuel Kofi Botchwey
  • Place of Birth: Agona Swedru
  • Record Label: Mad-Time Entertainment

Emmanuel Kofi Botchwey professionally known as Kwaw Kese is one of the richest musicians in Ghana. The Ghanaian hiplife artist is also a recipient of multiple music awards.

Kwaw Kese is well known for his hit album Abodam 2007, for which he won five awards at the 2008 edition of the Ghana Music Awards.

Kwaw Kese Net Worth

According to Forbes, Kwaw Kese has a net worth of $1.0 Million.

14. Joyce Blessing

  • Full Name: Joyce Akosua Twene
  • Date Of Birth: 1 April 1991
  • Place of Birth: Accra

Joyce Akosua Twene known popularly as Joyce Blessing is a gospel singer. In 2014, her album Heavy Price won the Album of the Year award at the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards.

Joyce Blessing Net Worth

According to Forbes, Joyce Blessing has a net worth of $800,000.

15. Wendy Shay – $650, 000

  • Full Name: Wendy Addo
  • Date Of Birth: 20 February 1996
  • Place of Birth: Accra

Wendy Shay is one of the richest female musicians in Ghana. The Ghanaian Afropop and Afrobeats singer is also a recipient of many music awards. Wendy Shay is also the brand ambassador for the Youth Employment Agency (YEA) in Ghana

Wendy Shay Net Worth

According to Forbes, Wendy Shay has a net worth of $650,000.

16. Fameye – $500, 000

  • Full Name: Peter Famiyeh Bozah
  • Date Of Birth: 11 September 1994
  • Place of Birth: Accra

Peter Famiyeh Bozah popularly known by the stage name Fameye, is a Ghanaian rapper and musician from Bogoso. Although relatively new in the music industry, he has made a name for himself. In 2020, he won the Best New Artiste of the Year Award at the Vodafone Ghana Music Award.

Fameye Net Worth

According to Forbes, Fameye has a net worth of $500,000.

17. King Promise

  • Full Name: Gregory Promise Bortey Newman
  • Date Of Birth: 16 August
  • Place of Birth:

King Promise joined the music industry in 2016 and has already made a name for himself. The budding talent considers himself as a versatile artist, who falls in the
Afrobeats, HighLife, R&B and Hip-Hop genres.

King Promise Net Worth

According to Forbes, King Promise has a net worth of $400,000.

18. Kwesi Arthur – $400,000

  • Full Name: Emmanuel Kwesi Danso Arthur Junior
  • Date Of Birth: 18 December, 1994
  • Place of Birth: Tema

Emmanuel Kwesi Danso Arthur Junior better known as Kwesi Arthur is a rapper and musician. The young artist is making an impact in the music industry. In 2018, he was nominated for Best International Act at the BET Awards.

Kwesi Arthur Net Worth

According to Forbes, King Promise has a net worth of $400,000.

19. Efya – $200,000

  • Full Name: Jane Awindor
  • Date Of Birth: 10 April, 1987
  • Place of Birth: Kumasi

Jane Awindor known by her stage name Efya is a Ghanaian singer, songwriter, and actress. The multi-talented musician is a recipient of multiple awards.

Efya Net Worth

According to Forbes, Efya has a net worth of $200,000.

20. Kuami Eugene – $100, 000

  • Full Name: Eugene Kwame Marfo
  • Date Of Birth: 1 February, 1997
  • Place of Birth: Kumasi
  • Record Label: Lynx Entertainment

Eugene Kwame Marfo who goes by the stage name Kuami Eugene is a Ghanaian highlife and afrobeat singer-songwriter. The young musician has been a recipient of multiple awards.

Kuami Eugene Net Worth

According to Forbes, Kuami Eugene has a net worth of $100,000.

20 COMMENTS

  1. Una they compare shatta wale networth with wizkid net worth … lol… U guys are not serious check on Nigeria artists net Worth’s they are far better than all Ghanaian artists 😂😂😂😂 haters go sit down

  2. I am listen to their music not their money so if shatta wale get money pass stone boy , but shatta wale never get music tallent done stone boy . If u disagree compare their purplar awards

  3. And yet there are comparing shatta with Wizkid…..Wizkid is more than 25million dollars….that’s lyk x5 of shatta wale

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