NLVIBES FORBE LIST: Top 5 Richest Young Artistes In Nigeria’s Music Industry (You Won’t Believe No. 5)

The new kid in Nigeria’s music industry cannot be financially underrated, the many most of them make is more than their age.

Nigeria’s music industry is a market where cool money can be made if eventually you make it into the mainstream with full-fledged consistency.

In this industry, artistes who have not gone pass the age of 25 are making huge money from digital streamsendorsementsshows and lots more.

Below Are Top 5 Richest Young Artiste In Nigeria’s Music Industry:

1. Rema

Mavin starkid Rema is unarguably the richest youngster in the music industry with estimated net worth of about $1million dollars.

Rema hit the music industry and immediately started raking lots of digital streams for his music projects.

The millions of stream Rema has on his digital discography is enough to make him bastardly rich.

Apart from streams, Rema has a good number of quality endorsement deals to his name.

His hit single “Beamer Bad Boys” got the attention of German automobile, BMW and they immediately offered him endorsement deal. This is just one out of many deals in his bag.

We heard from a reliable source that Rema charges nothing less than N7million to grace a show. Rema get money abeg!

2. Fireboy

Fireboy DML over the last three years has become one of the richest artist in Nigeria after achieving over 400 million digital streams of his songs and two albums – Biggest Boy Stuffs!

We all could just simply ask or maybe out of curiosity demand to know how much is Fireboy net worth?

Fireboy net worth in 2021 according to Forbes is estimated at $1 million dollars, which makes him one of the richest musicians in Nigeria.

Fireboy DML‘s major source of wealth comes from the digital sales of his music, with over 400 million streamsacross all digital platforms.

On the 11th of March, 2021, Nigerian Award-Winning singer, Fireboy DML took to his Instagram page to show off his new House, reportedly worth over 80 Million Naira, located in Lekki, Lagos Nigeria.

Unlike the way he flaunted his new house, Fireboy DML doesn’t reveal much about his exotic cars. but according to reports he currently owns two expensive and luxurious cars worth over N30 million naira, a Mercedes Benz GLK worth and latest Toyota RAV4

3. Laycon

Taking a deep look at his career life, Laycon is a very talented guy who will stop at nothing to promote his music.

As an underground artiste in the music industry, Laycontook up the challenge of participating in the biggest reality TV show in the country, BBNaija majorly to promote his music.

Luckily for him, he was able to win the show and successfully put himself out as a talented music artiste. In the BBNaija house, most of his songs and “Who Is Laycon” EP gathered millions of streams.

Apart from winning cash prize of N30million and N60million worth of car and house, Laycon also got series of endorsement deals after the house.

No doubt, his music projects after the BBNaija house are getting good numbers which translates to the fact that Laycon is in money.

As at today, Laycon‘s networth can be estimated to be around $600,000. He is really young and getting it.

4. Zinoleesky

Marlian music act, Zinoleesky has proved to be on of the richest kid in Nigeria’s music industry space.

The singer who turned down an offer to get signed into 30BG is now living his best life with his Marlian Musicfamily.

A close source with Marlian Music revealed how Naira Marley offers his artistes free access to the larger percent of their earnings and Zinoleesky who seems to be the most streamed Marlian Music signee is definately eating the fruit of his labour.

Just recently, Zinoleesky got himself a N22million Naira Chevrolet Camaro 2020 among all other assets to his name.

With his slimbody, Zinoleesky might not look rich but I can tell you for free that the young chap is worth around $400,000. Tuale Zino Money!!

5. Candy Bleakz

Chocolate City music act, Candy Bleakz has really come a long way in the music industry.

Her journey to stardom started when she was selected as part of “Street Billionaire” music gang, an initiative of Chocolate City geared towards breeding raw talents from core street.

Due to the millions of digital numbers she was able to gather with the Naira Marley and Zlatan assisted song “Owo Osu“, Chocolate City considered her as the most marketable artiste among other artistes in the street billionaire gang.

As a Choc City artiste, Candy Bleakz is recording massive success with a couple of songs she has released so far under the label, a latest song “Baba Nla” featuring Teni is making serious waves in the industry.

Meanwhile, Candy Bleakz level of riches became clear to many when she celebrated her 22nd birthday this year by gifting herself 2 exotic cars, a Range Rover and an expensive Toyota Camry, all brand new.

Candy’s estimated net worth is around $100,000 dollars.


Omoor, don’t underrate anybody in the music industry and if you see any of these artiste in your street, please bill them.

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