Traditionally music is a powerful tool that triggers joy and other exciting emotions. South Africa and Nigeria happen to be the largest producers of richest musicians in Africa. With that said here are the top ten richest musicians in the continent.

At number ten there is Jidenna whose networth is said to be around 1 million dollars. He hails from Nigeria and is best known for his songs Classic Man and Yoga which he did in the USA. He has won awards since he started singing.

At number nine there is Tinashe whose networth is said to be around 6 million dollars. She was born in America but her father is from Zimbabwe. She has collaborated with many international artists and is the only woman in the list.

Coming in at number eight there is Sarkodie whose networth is said to be around 7 million dollars. He hails from Ghana and has won several accolades to himself.

At number seven there is 2 Baba from Nigeria. His networth is said to be around 12 million dollars. He boasts of over 40 songs and he has won several awards.

At number six there is D’Banj from Nigeria whose networth is said to be around 14 million dollars. He sighed to a record label titled Kanye West’s Good Music.

Coming in at number five is Davido from Nigeria. His networth is said to be 16 million dollars. The rapper has won several awards and has collaborated with many international artists.

At number four there is WizKid who hails from Nigeria. His networth is said to be around 20 million dollars. He is one of Africa’s most successful hip-hop artists.

Don Jazzy from Nigeria is placed at number three with a networth of 35 million dollars. He is a singer and producer. He has worked with the likes of Tiwa Savage and many other singers internationally.

At number two there is South African DJ Black Coffee whose networth is said to be around 60 million dollars. He is said to be the most richest musician in South Africa with many awards to his name.

Taking number one is Akon who hails from Senegal. His networth is said to be 80 million dollars. He made his music successful in the USA where he has featured many artists there like Lady Gaga, Lil Wayne, Michael Jackson and Rihanna. He is the richest artist in the whole of Africa