Top 10 Richest Musicians In South Africa, 2018

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The South African music industry is one of the most popular music industry on the African continent’ the popular been the Nigerian music industry.

And just like the Nigeria Music Industry, the South African Music Industry is also very lucrative.

Here We take a look at the richest South African Musicians.

According to iol.co.za, these are the Top 10 Richest Musicians In South Africa 2019.

Appearing in no particular order, These are the Top 10 Richest Musicians In South Africa 2019.

1. Rebecca Malope

Top 10 Richest Musicians In South Africa 2019

She is known as the African Queen of Gospel and has a career that has spanned over 30 years. Malope is also one of the biggest selling artists in South Africa, she has sold 10 million albums in South Africa.

Malope is also the host of the TV show, Gospel Time and in 2013 she was one of the judges on reality TV show Clash of the Choirs South Africa. According to Wiki Net Worth Rebecca Malope’s net worth is $5 million (R68,25 million).

2. Juanita du Plessis

Top 10 Richest Musicians In South Africa 2019

Juanita is also among the Richest Musicians In South Africa.
According to her sales figures, she has achieved gold and multi-platinum status for her 30 or so albums released over the years. Her total album sales to date are 1.35 million albums. Her net worth is unknown.

3 Black Coffee

Top 10 Richest Musicians In South Africa 2019

Black Coffee is among the richest musicians in South Africa, (Forbes ranked him the second richest in Africa), he is a record producer and DJ who started his career in 1995. Under his own record label, Soulistic Music, he has released a total of five albums and a live DVD. The world renowned DJ also has a revenue stream from signing some the best house music artists to his label. He also drives a Maserati. According to The Net Worth Portal Black Coffee’s net worth is an estimated $2 million (R27,3 million).

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4. Oskido

Top 10 Richest Musicians In South Africa 2019

Oscar Bonginkosi Mdlongwa known by his stage name Oskido also made the list of Richest Musicians In South Africa. He is the founder of record label, Kalawa Jazmee Records. His record label is home to successful artists like Bongo Maffin and Boom Shaka. According to The Net Worth Portal, Oskido’s net worth is around $2 million (R27,3 million).

5. Cassper Nyovest

Top 10 Richest Musicians In South Africa 2019

Cassper Nyovest is a rapper that made an impact on the music industry as soon as he entered the scene. In 2015, he signed a big deal with MTN. Nyovest is an independent artist who has his own record label. He even has a new endorsement with vodka brand Ciroc and he drives two Bentleys.

Nyovest’s net worth according to The celebrity networth is $3 million.

6. Die Antwoord

Top 10 Richest Musicians In South Africa 2017

This rap-rave group has been successful for a while now, so seeing them on this list of most richest musicians in South Africa shouldn’t come as a surprise.
The music group have headlined a lot of international tours in Europe and various parts of the world. Their music videos are also the most watched African videos on YouTube. According to celebrity Net worth, the group has a total net worth of $3.5 million.

7. Steve Hofmeyr

Richest Musicians In South Africa 2019

Hofmeyr juggles between being a music artist, actor and TV presenter. Although he has been involved in some controversies during his career he has remained one of the most popular musicians in South Africa. According to wiki networth he is worth $1.6 million.

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8. AKA

Top 10 Richest Musicians In South Africa 2019

This rapper has been making music since he was a teenager but started making money because of his music in 2011 when he became AKA and released his first album. He has since become a megastar who has won awards internationally. He also has endorsement deals that are said to be worth R4,8 million. According to The Net Worth Portal AKA’s net worth is somewhere around $11,4 million (R155,6 million).

9. DJ Sbu

Top 10 Richest Musicians In South Africa 2019

DJ Sbu is the founder of TS Records and is an SA DJ and a Kwaito star. This DJ is also the founder of MoFaya an energy drink. According to The Net Worth Portal DJ Sbu’s net worth is $2 million (R27,3 million).

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10. DJ Euphonik

Top 10 Richest Musicians In South Africa 2019

This DJ is well known for playing House music. Euphonik has investments in property and owns altogether 14 properties in Johannesburg. He currently drives a Bentley and According to The Net Worth Portal DJ Euphonik’s net worth is more than $2,5 million (R34,1 million).

So there you have it, now you know who the Richest Musicians In South Africa are.



Uzonna Anele
Anele is a web developer and a Pan-Africanist who believes bad leadership is the only thing keeping Africa from taking its rightful place in the modern world.

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