09. Banky W – $9.0m
Two best music videos ever done in Nigeria to his credit (Lagos party and Wizkid’s holla at your boy) and a serious record label of his own, Banky W is surely a force to reckon with in Nigeria’s music industry.
From Etisalat to Samsung, he has the knack to land juicy endorsement deals anytime. Started with a copycat of Rihanna’s song, he graduated to becoming an international superstar, doing original songs and winning awards. Banky’s net worth is $9.0m
08. Iyanya – $12.5m
From a hungry project fame ex-winner to an international famous superstar within the space of three years; that sums up the story of Iyanya.
He has shown that if you want to be successful in Nigeria, give people what they want and you will be blessed with wealth.
Iyanya’s hit song, ‘Kukere’, complete with it’s one unique dance steps, currently has more than 15 million views on youtube. His net worth is $12.5m