Obviously, the music sector is one of the highly patronized sectors in Nigeria’s entertainment industry. While there are many millionaire musicians, so are DJs with millions in their accounts. So this article will be based on the Richest DJs in Nigeria that are making amazing waves in the disc jockeying business.
Without further delay, the following are the top 10 richest DJs in Nigeria according to Forbes.
Who is The Richest Dj in Nigeria
Net Worth: $2 million
Obviously, the richest DJ in Nigeria as it stands now is DJ Xclusive. Rotimi Alakija (with stage name DJ Xclusive) was born in the United Kingdom to Nigerian parents.
His financial net worth has been estimated to be $2 million and he has lots of endorsement deals too. He’s a producer, recording artist, and the highest-paid disc jockey in Nigeria.
However, DJ Xclusive has performed alongside many popular artists like Rihanna, Brick and Lace, Ne-Yo, Mario Winans, and a host of others.
Net Worth: $1.1 million
Another popular and highly sought-after DJ in the country in our top 10 richest DJ in Nigeria is DJ Neptune. To Neptune, disc jocking is just too easy. He is having an estimated net worth of $1.1 million and this made him second after Xclusive.
DJ Neptune was born to Edo’s Parents and he was named Imohiosen Patrick. His love for you DJing started when he was still schooling after he has seen many popular DJs perform.
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Net Worth: $900,000
Benedict Afagbe with the stage name DJ Humility is one of Nigeria’s hottest DJs in the industry. His mixing prowess is exceptional; most especially when it comes to hip-hop and rap songs.
DJ Humility has been nominated for different Nigerian entertainment awards as the best DJ in the country. His net worth has been estimated by Forbes to be $900,000 making him one of the richest DJs in Nigeria.
Net Worth: $850,000
Sodamola Oluseyi Desmond with the stage name DJ Spinall was born and bred in Lagos. He is an award-winning DJ and the first Nigerian disc jocker to tour the USA with foreign endorsement.
DJ Spinall popularly called The Crazy Azz Party was signed to the Mavin Records Label in 2013 before he terminated the contract to sign a major international deal in the UK with Atlantic record lab.
However, Spinall being a Pepsi and Smirnoff Ice drink brand ambassador is having an estimated financial net worth of $850,000.
Net Worth: $800,000
DJ Baddo is, without a doubt, one of the popular disc jockeys in Nigeria. His name is Godfrey Egbe, born in Lagos but his lineage could be traced back to Edo state.
DJ Baddo is a music promoter and a blogger. He is the first go-to guy in the promotional mix as far as Lagos State is concerned.
Accordingly, DJ Baddo has collaborated with many hip-hop artists in Nigeria’s music industry, and among them is Terry G, Skales, Seriki, Jaywon, Durella, and Samba Dance. According to Forbes, his net worth is $800,000.
Net Worth: $750,000
Being the daughter of a billionaire and the richest female DJ in the whole of Nigeria, DJ cuppy is the fifth Richest DJ in Nigeria.
Florence Ifeoluwa Otedola born to Femi Otedola has a bachelor’s degree in Business and Economics and a master’s degree certificate in Music Business.
DJ Cuppy is also into content production and music management. She launched her company, Red Velvet Music Group in 2014. She’s having an endorsement deal with Pepsi and many other brands in Nigeria. Cuppy’s financial net worth was however estimated to be $750,000.
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DJ Jimmy Jatt
Net Worth: $700,000
Cool DJ Jimmy Jatt is the 7th on the list of the richest DJs in Nigeria and one of the highest-paid. Born in 1966 with the name; Oluwaforijimi Jimmy Adewale. He started out his career as a rapper before he went into DJing.
DJ Jimmy Jatt has a mixed tape titled “The Definition” with “Stylee” as a hit track being nominated by Channel O Music Video Awards. The mixtape featured Mode 9, 2Baba, and ElaJoe rap.
However, DJ Jimmy Jatt is good and he has won many awards for his name. He is currently having numerous endorsement deals and a financial net worth estimated to be $700,000.
Net Worth: $550,000
DJ Caise is also a talented DJ plying his disc jockeying business in Nigeria here. His real name is Derin Phillips and he also has a degree in music, Economics, and a Master’s degree in Finance. The former which he acquired at the University of Reading.
Presently, DJ Caise is plying his trade at the Chocolate City record label. Equally, he works at one of the popular FM in Lagos, The Beat 99.9 FM. “DJ Caise In Mix” is a program he does host every Friday from 9 pm – 7 am. However, his net worth has been estimated to be around $550,000.
Net Worth: $500,000
Just like DJ Cuppy, DJ Lambo is another rich female Nigerian DJ doing pretty well with her jockey on the dance floor. Her birth name is Olawunmi Okerayi.
Prior to her limelight, she has previously worked at Raypower 100.5 FM before she was signed to Loopy Music in 2013. Lambo took her DJing skills from her father who was also a DJ during his prime.
Also, DJ Lambo won the best female DJ of the Year at the City People Entertainment Awards in 2016 where she was therefore picked to play at the Big Brother Naija (BBN) season 2 game show. Her financial estimated net worth was totaled to be $500,000.
Net Worth: $400,000
Another rich DJ playing his disco jockeying in Nigeria is DJ Sose. The top ten richest DJ in Nigeria list won’t be complete without mentioning DJ Sose, named Thomas Amar-Aigbe, who was born to a Nigerian father by a Hungarian mother in Ibadan, although his family background could be traced back to Edo state.
DJ Sose who had a tattoo on his face revealed that it’s part of his brand. He also proclaimed that the name “Sose” was given to him by his beloved father which means “bear witness”.
Also, DJ Sose was included in the list of the top 10 DJs in the whole of Africa by Channel 0, he has won many awards and medals in the Nigerian Entertainment industry. However, Thomas is married financial net worth is estimated to be $400,000.
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