Top 10 Richest Musicians in South Africa – If you are interested in the world of music, you will probably want to know the answer to the question: “Who is the richest musician in South Africa?” Of course, they are all talented, hardworking and each of them has a unique style of performing, but only the best of the best is on top of this rating. Go on reading to find out the names of top 10 wealthiest musicians in the country.
Africa as a continent has been contributing eminently to the development of the music industries in order to add more value to the entertainment world. Most of the countries including SA in the continent are in fact developing the sector as many people keep venturing into the industry.
These people are household names in the South Africa music industry, and all of them definitely deserve fame they already possess. Besides, these famous and richest South Africa musicians not only make money for themselves but also enhance the country’s reputation in Africa and worldwide.
List of Top 10 Richest Musicians in South Africa and Net Worth 2020
1. Rebecca Malope – R68, 30 million
Batsogile Lovederia Malope, known professionally as Dr Rebecca Malope, is a multi-award-winning South African gospel singer. She is known as ‘the African Queen of Gospel and is at the top of the games on Top 10 Richest Musicians 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. Die Antwoord – R27, 26 million
Die Antwoord (pronounced [di ˈantvʊərt], Afrikaans for “The Answer”) is a South African hip hop group formed in Cape Town in 2008. The group is composed of rappers Ninja and Yolandi Visser, a male/female duo, and producer god (formerly DJ Hi-Tek).
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 R27, 26 million.
3. Juanita du Plessis – R 24, 00 million
Juanita du Plessis (née Naude) is a famous Afrikaans country singer, born on 26 April in Windhoek, Namibia. She became known for her song Ska-Rumba. Du Plessis’ singing career began in 1998 with her debut album Juanita.
That year she won the CMA (Country Music Association in Namibia) awards as best singer, best songwriter and the Association’s Award for outstanding achievement.
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.
4. Black Coffee – R 22, 56 million
Black Coffee is a South African DJ, record producer and singer-songwriter whose real name is Nkosinathi Innocent Maphumulo (born 11 March 1976).
He began his career around 1994 and has released five albums as well as a live DVD. Black Coffee became prominent after participating in the 2004 Red Bull Music Academy held in Cape Town.
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 R 22, 56 million.
5. Cassper Nyovest – R 21, 34 million
Refiloe Maele Phoolo (born 16 December 1990), commonly known as Cassper Nyovest, is a South African rapper, songwriter and record producer. Born and raised in Mahikeng, North West, he is regarded as one of the most successful artists in South Africa.
In 2014, he established his own record label, Family Tree Records. Nyovest rose to fame with the release of his debut studio album, Tsholofelo (2014) which produced the successful singles “Gusheshe” and “Doc Shebeleza”.
Apart from that, he also has an endorsement with Vodka Brand to produce AG Vodka that he designed. Currently, he drives two Bentleys. As at now, his net worth is R 21, 34 million.
6. AKA – R 20, 24 million
Kiernan Jarryd Forbes known professionally as AKA, is a South African rapper, songwriter, record producer, singer and entrepreneur. Born and raised in Cape Town, Western Cape, Forbes gained significance after releasing his single “Victory Lap” which was released for his debut album, Alter Ego (2011). He is known for sparking controversy, commonly changing his image, and his egotistical lyrics.
He also has endorsement deals that are said to be worth R 20, 24 million. According to The Net Worth Portal AKA’s net worth is somewhere around (R 20, 24 million).
7. DJ Sbu – R 18, 20 million
Going by the birth name Sibusiso Leope, DJ Sbu is a successful Afrin DJ and Kwaito artist who currently drives a Porsche and a onetime dweller of a townhouse worthy of R50,000 per month.
He is the founder of both TS Records and MoFaya, which is an energy drink that has been in the round for the past two years.
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 R 18, 20 million.
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