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Richest Musicians in Ghana 2019 – Top 10 list

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The Ghana music industry is a booming one, and music is now seen as a lucrative career by so many talented youths in the country. Forbes, a well known American based business magazine have recently released a list of the top 10 richest musicians in Ghana for the year 2019.

Want to know who the richest artist is in Ghana today 2019? Then continue reading this post.

Here is a carefully written and researched post which is going to give you the up-to-date list of the top 10 richest musicians in Ghana this year 2019. We are not just going to give you a list of the richest musicians in the country, but also going to include a brief biography and net-worth of this artist.

What is the essence of this list?

Simply put, it is to safe one or two heads. So I have personally found myself caught up in numerous arguments on who the richest musician in Nigeria is.

Music is all about entertainment, but it is more personal to some.

As hard as I tried to explain who the richest musician is, the more the argument got hotter. Then came the saviour. THE INTERNET. Just one Google search, saved us the stress, and the argument ended in no time.

This made me realize that there are a lot of folks out there in need of a reliable list on the richest musician in their country.

So let’s go back to Ghana. Is the richest music artist (both male and female) Sarkodie, Stoneboy, Okyeame,Shatta Wale or even Samini (won’t it be a surprise if he appeared on this list?).

Ghanaian music is gradually becoming a force to reckon with in Africa as the music industry has really improved, today in the booming industry, there are so many hit songs, international collaborations and awards.

As you should logically expect, the rise in the standard of the Ghanaian music industry is sure to bring rise to the amount of money flowing into this sector.

ALSO READ: Top 10 Richest Ghana Actors/Actresses and Their Net Worth – (2019 Update)

Ghanaian musicians of today are rich, and there are so many avenues they make their money.

Want to know how Ghanaian musicians make their money? Make a special request for the post in the comment section and I would write one for you in real time.

Without any further delay, let’s go straight into the list of the top 10 richest musicians in Ghana today 2019.

PLEASE NOTE: This list of the top 10 richest musicians in Ghana 2019 is based on a recent Forbes release, so you can be rest assured that the information contained here is accurate and free from bias.

Full List of the top 10 richest musicians in Ghana 2019 their net worth and their biography

How incomplete would it be if we were to give you a list of the richest musicians in Ghana 2019, and not include their net worth and also the updated biography of the musicians. Here we go…

8. Tinny: 2019 Net Worth and Biography

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Taking the number 10 position on this list is Tinny. He was born on January 19th, 1982 at Accra, Ghana. He is currently the CEO of Kankpe Records record label.

7. Shatta Wale: 2019 Net Worth and Biography

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Shatta Wale rightfully takes the number 7 position on this list of the richest musicians in Ghana. Charles Nii Armah Mensah Jnr, popularly known as Shatta Wale was born on the 17th of October 1984. He is best known for his biggest breakthrough hit song Dancehall King which led to winning the Artiste of the Year at the 2014 edition of the Ghana Music Awards.

6. Fuse ODG: 2019 Net Worth and Biography

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The London based Ghanian musician is also one of the most popular acts in the country, and one of the few making waves internationall. Well, he has a lot to show for all that.

5. Becca: 2019 Net Worth and Biography

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Here is the first female to make it on this list of the top 10 richest musicians in Ghana for the year 2019, and she takes the number 5 spot of the list. Rebecca Acheampong who is popularly known by her stage name, Becca is the first girl of her family and was born on 14th May 1986 at Tema, Ghana. Becca is currently signed by EKB record label.

4. R2Bees: 2019 Net Worth and Biography

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R2Bees is made up of Faisal Hakeem and Rashid Mugeez, and hiplife duo are into Afrobeat, hip hop, hiplife, highlife.  The two stars , Faisal Hakeem and Rashid Mugeez attended the same primary, junior and secondary school in Tema. Their have done songs with super stars like Sarkodie, Wizkid, Davido, Asumadu Killbeatz, Criss Waddle, Wande Coal, Tinchy Stryder.

3. Stonebwoy: 2019 Net Worth and Biography

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Stonebwoy was born in the year 1988 at Ashaiman, Ghana. His real name is Livingstone Etse Satekla AKA Stonebwoy, and was signed to Samini Music record label where he recorded his first hit single “Climax” featuring Samini.

2. Sarkodie: 2019 Net Worth and Biography

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This is one of the most popular musician in the Ghanian music industry, and it is going to be a big blunder if he is omitted from this list. He was born on the 15th Semtepber 1976 at Tema, Ghana. Sarkodie attended Tema Methodist Senior High School, and later earned a degree in Graphic Design from IPMC.

1. Okyeame Kwame: 2019 Net Worth and Biography

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He is no doubt the richest musician in Ghana today, Okyeama Kwame was born on 17th April 1976 at Nsuta, Ashanti Region, Ghana. Okyeame Kwame attended the Anglican Senior High School in Kumasi, he later furthered his education at Kwame Nkrumah University. This talented Ghanian act is today a musician, song writer, creative director and entrepreneur. Kwame is married to Annica Nsiah-Apau since the year 2009. Okyeama Kwame has two children, namely Bota and Sante Antwiwaa.

As you can see from the above list there is only one female among the top richest musicians in Ghana today. This doesn’t mean that the Ghanaian music industry is gender bias, but a sign that the women still have a lot of catching up to do.

List of the top 10 richest musicians in Ghana 2019

  1. Okyeame Kwame: Net Worth –
  2. Sarkodie: Net Worth –
  3. Stonebwoy
  4. R2Bees: Net Worth –
  5. Becca: Net Worth –
  6. Fuse ODG: Net Worth –
  7. Shatta Wale: Net Worth –
  8. Tinny: Net Worth –
  9. Efya
  10. Edem

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There you have it on this post “Top 10 Richest Musicians in Ghana – 2019 Forbes Update” I hope you found this informative and helpful.

About Ayeni Tolulope

Ayeni Tolulope is a fine-grained Journalist, Writer, Digital Media Strategist. He has been a member of the Fourth Estate for three years. He worked with LailasNews for over a year.

    3 Comments

    1. Super weezy

      July 18, 2017 at 11:13 pm

      Nice

    2. Anonymous

      October 22, 2017 at 9:49 pm

      these are all lies

    3. Mtcheeeew

      March 20, 2018 at 12:12 pm

      You people are high as fuck if you believe Okyeame Kwame is worth a billion dollars