The richest musicians in South Africa earn a lot of money from several sources. While they have albums making some money, they also have deals with multinationals, partnerships, and some have businesses of their own like real estate and entertainment.
Let us take you through the list of the richest musicians in South Africa.
- Steve Hofmeyr
Steve Hofmeyr has sold more than 20 albums having spent more than two decades in the industry. The man who also doubles as an actor and a presenter is worth R273 million.
- Black Coffee
A famous producer, DJ, singer and songwriter, Black Coffee has a net worth of R1 trillion. His career has given him more than cars and luxury homes as he also owns a private jet.
One of the best rappers in Africa, AKA is a singer, producer, songwriter, rapper, and entrepreneur whose net worth is pegged at R21 million. He has collaborated with some of the finest rappers on the continent including MI Abaga.
- Rebecca Malope
The multiple award winning gospel singer is often called the Queen of African Gospel. In her 30 years of being in the music industry, she has sold more 35 albums with more than 10 million units combined. She is worth R68 million.
- Die Antwoord
The group is a leading hip hop authority in the country and has a net worth of R56 million.
Also known as DJ Themba, the producer and radio presenter has investments in real estate, with a number of them in Johannesburg. He is also the ambassador for many organisations. His net worth stands at R34.1 million.
- DJ Sbu
The musician also owns a record label TS Records. His interests cut across several industries including real estate, entertainment, and beverages. His net worth is R27.3 million.
Having spent more than 30 years in the entertainment industry, Oskido has become a leading figure and a mentor to many aspiring celebrities. His net worth of R27 million puts him on the list of the richest musicians in South Africa.
- Cassper Nyovest
Cassper Nyovest is another famous rapper in Africa. He is also a record producer and entrepreneur who is worth R10 million.
- Juanita du Plessis
Releasing her debut album Juanita in 1998, the famous Namibia-born singer is believed to be one of the wealthiest musicians in the country.
- Nasty C
Highly revered among rappers in Africa, Nasty C who is presently under the record label Def Jam Records is believed to have a net worth of $4 million.