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Top 10 Richest Musicians In South Africa.

Over the years it becomes clear that music industry is a very lucrative industry in African countries and South Africa is not left behind, young men/women who took a career in music soon become millionaire in dollars, this facts has however triggered and inspire many others to nurse their talent/career in music.

Whether it was through tours, record sales or business partnerships, these musicians have made serious bank throughout their careers.

top 10 richest South African musicians

1. Steve Hofmeyr

Steve Hofmeyr is currently the richest and the most influential artist/musicians in South Africa With an estimated net worth of R273 million making him the first on the list of the top ten richest artist in South Africa.

He’s reportedly the wealthiest musician in South Africa, with an estimated net worth of R273 million. The controversial Steve Hofmeyr has been in the music industry for many years, however, he also made his mark as an actor and television presenter throughout his career.

Steve Hofmeyr is currently the richest and the most influential artist/musicians in South Africa With an estimated net worth of R273 million making him the first on the list of the top ten richest artist in South Africa.

2. AKA

AKA is currently the richest and the most influential artist/musicians in South Africa With an estimated net worth of R155.6 million making him the Second on the list of the top ten richest artist in South Africa.

The rapper, who started while he was still in his teens, made his money with his first album in 2011. According to the Net Worth Portal, AKA has a net worth of R155.6 million.

AKA is currently the richest and the most influential artist/musicians in South Africa With an estimated net worth of R155.6 million making him the Second on the list of the top ten richest artist in South Africa.

3. Rebecca Malope

SANDTON, SOUTH AFRICA - NOVEMBER 24: (SOUTH AFRICA OUT) Rebecca Malope during the DStv Mzansi Viewer's Choice Awards (DStvMVCA) event at the Sandton Convention Centre on November 24, 2018 in Sandton, South Africa. The DStvMVCA's, in its 2nd year running, gives viewers a platform to choose their favourite entertainers, who have become a significant part of their daily lives, while recognizing both seasoned and new professionals, therefore contributing to the growth of Mzansi talent. (Photo by Oupa Bopape/Gallo Images/Getty Images)
Rebecca Malope is currently one the richest and the most influential artist/musicians in South Africa With an estimated net worth of R100.6 million making him the third on the list of the top ten richest artist in South Africa.

Malope, aka the African Queen of Gospel, 30-year career made her one of the richest musicians in the country. Thus far, she sold 10 million albums over the span of her career, reaching multi-platinum, platinum or gold status for 35 of her albums.

She also hosted the television program Gospel Time and in 2013 she was one of the judges on reality TV show Clash of the Choirs South Africa.

Rebecca Malope is currently one the richest and the most influential artist/musicians in South Africa With an estimated net worth of R100.6 million making him the third on the list of the top ten richest artist in South Africa.

4. Die Antwoord

Musicians Watkin Tudor Jones a.k.a. Ninja and Yolandi Visser of Die Antwoord pose for photographers before the Andreas Kronthaler for Vivienne Westwood ready-to-wear fall/winter 2018/2019 fashion week runway show in Paris, Saturday, March 3, 2018. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP)
Die Antwoord are currently one the richest and the most influential artist/musicians in South Africa With an estimated net worth of R80 million making him the forth on the list of the top ten richest artist in South Africa.

The group has been on the South African, and international, music scene since 2009. From starring in Neill Blomkamp’s 2015 movie ‘Chappie’, to headlining international tours, Die Antwoord managed to rack up a net worth of R56 million, and an annual revenue of R80 million.

Die Antwoord are currently one the richest and the most influential artist/musicians in South Africa With an estimated net worth of R80 million making him the forth on the list of the top ten richest artist in South Africa.

5. DJ Euphonik

DJ Euphonis is currently one the richest and the most influential artist/musicians in South Africa With an estimated net worth of R34.1 million making him the fift on the list of the top ten richest artist in South Africa.

He has done collaborations with big names in the international music industry, including Swesidh House Mafia and Skrillex, as well as travel the world.

Euphonik, who is known for his House music, also has an interest in property. He owns a total of 14 properties in Johannesburg. He is allegedly worth an estimated R34.1 million.

DJ Euphonis is currently one the richest and the most influential artist/musicians in South Africa With an estimated net worth of R34.1 million making him the fift on the list of the top ten richest artist in South Africa.

6. DJ Sbu

DJ Sbu currently one the richest and the most influential artist/musicians in South Africa With an estimated net worth of R27.3 million making him the sixth on the list of the top ten richest artist in South Africa.

The South African DJ and Kwaito star is the founder of TS Records and MoFaya energy drinks. He is reportedly worth R27.3 million.

DJ Sbu currently one the richest and the most influential artist/musicians in South Africa With an estimated net worth of R27.3 million making him the sixth on the list of the top ten richest artist in South Africa.

7. Dj Black Coffee

Black Coffee is currently one the richest and the most influential artist/musicians in South Africa With an estimated net worth of R27.3 million making him the seventh on the list of the top ten richest artist in South Africa.

WOver the span of a 22-year career, Black Coffee founded the music label Soulistic Music, worked with international stars such as Usher, Alica Keys and Drake, and made an appearance on numerous best-selling list.

His R27.3 million net worth enabled him to buy properties in America, as well as drive luxury cars, such as a Maserati.

Black Coffee is currently one the richest and the most influential artist/musicians in South Africa With an estimated net worth of R27.3 million making him the seventh on the list of the top ten richest artist in South Africa.

Along with Black Coffee and DJ Sbu, Oscar Bonginkosi Mdlongwa, aka Oskido, has an estimated net worth of R26.3 million.

8. Oskido

Oskido is a South African music star and a top rated celebrity, He is the founder of Kalawa Jazmee Records, a music label, which signed the likes of Bongo Maffin and Boom Shaka.

Oskido is currently one the richest and the most influential artist/musicians in South Africa With an estimated net worth of R26.3 million making him the eight person on the list of the top ten richest artist in South Africa.

9. Cassper Nyovest

Cassper Nyovest is currently the richest and the most influential artist/musicians in South Africa With an estimated net worth of R273 million making him the ninth on the list of the top ten richest artist in South Africa.

From filling up stadiums to owning his own record label, Nyovest managed to make an impact on the South African music industry from the very start of his career.

The rapper is also in partnership with MTN and the vodka brand Ciroc.

10. Juanita du Plessis

As of the time of this post, Juanita Du Plessis is currently one the richest and the most influential artist/musicians in South Africa With an estimated net worth of R8.9 million making her the tenth on the list of the top ten richest artist in South Africa.

She might deserve a place higher up on this list, but, the Afrikaans musician’s exact net worth is unknown.

However, throughout her career, du Plessis achieved gold and multi-platinum status for 30 of her albums, which sold 1.35 million albums thus far. With stats like that, no wonder she’s one of the richest South African musicians. 

As of the time of this post, Juanita Du Plessis is currently one the richest and the most influential artist/musicians in South Africa With an estimated net worth of R8.9 million making her the tenth on the list of the top ten richest artist in South Africa.

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