Top 20 Richest Artistes in Ghana – CHECK LIST

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Do you want to discover who the top 20 wealthiest artists in Ghana will be in 2022? There are many excellent musicians in Ghana who currently rate well when compared to artists from other African nations such as Nigeria and South Africa. Ghana is becoming one of Africa’s top manufacturers of Hip-Hop artists, thanks to the rapid rate at which musicians are putting out outstanding tunes.
Efforts must be accompanied with results. As a result, we will look at the top wealthiest artists in Ghana and their net worth. Many Ghanaian singers are collaborating with international artists and winning prizes both inside and outside of the country.
We’ve compiled a list of Ghana’s wealthiest artists, who presently dominate the country’s music business. Importantly, Forbes – the world’s greatest ranking organization – is said to have officially announced this list.


Top 20 Richest Ghanaian Musicians in 2022

The following is a list of the top 20 wealthiest artists in 2022, along with their net worth.

Sarkodie is the first.


• Michael Owusu Addo’s full name is Michael Owusu Addo.

• Birthday: July 10, 1988

• Birthplace: Tema

SarkCess Music / Nedjon Media / Duncwills Entertainment are the record labels.

Sarkodie is a Tema native who is well-known both in and outside of Ghana. He is a talented rapper and record producer. He is mostly known for his work in the Hiplife and Hip-Hop genres of music.

Tema Methodist High School was where he received his secondary schooling. Following his wise choice to complete his study, he got admitted to IPMC and graduated with a degree in Graphic Design.

Sarkodie is one of Ghana’s wealthiest artists, and he has collaborated musically with many other well-known Hip-Hop singers from around the country and abroad. Among the many artists he has collaborated with include Shatta Wale, AKA, Kwaw Kese, Ball J, Hammer of The Last Two, Tiwa Savage, DJ Mensah, Jazzi, R2Bees, Ice Prince, Fuse ODG, Castro, Efya, EL, Ace Hood, and others.


Sarkodie is the wealthiest artist in Ghana, according to Forbes, with a net worth of $10 million.

Shatta Wale is second.


• Full name is Charles Nii Armah Mensah Jr.

• Birthday: October 17, 1984

• Nedjon Media / SM 4 LYF Records is the record label.

Shata Wale was born in 1984 as Charles Nii Armah Mensah Jnr. He formerly went by the stage name “Bandana,” but now goes by “Shata Wale,” as God would have it. He is well-known for his musical roles as a reggae dancehall musician as well as a song producer.

Shata Wale came to prominence after an outstanding performance that won him the title “Artiste of the Year” as part of the 2014 Ghana Music Awards. Meanwhile, he couldn’t have risen to popularity if he hadn’t won the prize with the help of “Dancehall King” – his biggest hit song.


Shatta Wale has a net worth of $6.5 million, according to Forbes.

Okyeame Kwame


Kwame Nsiah Apau’s full name is Kwame Nsiah Apau.

• Birthday: April 17, 1976

• Birthplace: Kumasi

• Owusek Productions / One Mic Entertainment is the record label.

Kwame is a Nsuta native. He is well-known for his ability to combine his creative talents as an entrepreneur, director, lyricist, and vocalist. Meanwhile, he is generally regarded as an exceptional artist whose music is heavily influenced by Afro-pop, rap, and Hiplife.

Kwame attended the Anglican Senior High School in Ghana’s Kumasi district as part of his academic program. Kwame picked music as a professional path throughout his academic study at Kwame Nkrumah University because of his great love of music. Kwame chose music as his major at university, and in this case, he concentrated on classical guitar. Kwame finished with an academic degree in linguistics at the completion of his academic career.

Kwame is the wealthiest Ghanaian singer after marrying Annica Nsiah-Apu and having two children as a result of the enormous advantages music has brought to his life.


Okyeame is Ghana’s wealthiest singer, with a net worth of $6 million, according to Forbes.

four. Daddy Lumba

• Charles Kwadwo Fosu’s full name is Charles Kwadwo Fosu.

• Date of Birth: September 29, 1964

Daddy Lumba is a multi-award-winning Ghanaian musician with a three-decade career. He’s been singing since he was 16 years old. Daddy Lumba has 33 studio albums to his credit. Since then, he has consistently released many successful albums and has established himself as one of Ghana’s most prominent Highlife singers.

He has his own studio where he performs all of his work, as well as machinery for mastering, cassette duplication, loading, printing, and shrink packaging that he uses solely for his work. His music has developed over time to suit changes in taste and demand for music, and he is now classified as a modern highlife performer. Daddy Lumba has won multiple Ghana Music Honors as well as other excellence awards and continues to appeal to both young and elderly listeners.

Daddy Lumba’s net worth is unknown.

Fuse ODG has a net worth of $5.0 million, according to Forbes.

5th. Rebecca


Rebecca Akosua Acheampomaa Acheampong is her full name.

• Birthday: August 15, 1984

• Birthplace: Kumasi

• Sony Music Records / Waner Music Norway / EKB Records

Rebecca Acheampong, better known as “Becca,” was born in 1986. She has bolstered her reputation with a number of recordings, including three studio albums. She is making waves since she is now signed to the EKB record company. She, like many other artists, has earned a reputation for herself both inside and outside of her nation. She has accumulated a lot of cash for herself via musical engagements, and among the musicians she has featured with are Uhuru, 2Face, MI, and many more.

Becca’s Salary

Becca has a net worth of $5 million, according to Forbes.

6th. R2Bees

Rashid Mugeez and Faisal Hakeem’s full names are Rashid Mugeez and Faisal Hakeem, respectively.

• Birthplace: Tema

R2Bees Entertainment is the record label.

Ghana is undoubtedly gifted with a plethora of Hip-Hop/Hiplife artists, as this group includes Rashid Mugeez and Faisal Hakeem. The two R2Bees artists were born in Tema, Ghana, and have R2Bees Entertainment as their record company. They are noted for their broad musical range, which includes highlife, hiplife, Hip-Hop, and Afrobeat.

Rashid Mugeez and Faisal Hakeem have known each other since they were children, when they attended the same elementary and secondary schools in Tema. Meanwhile, their aptitude as rappers was clear from their school days. Because of their charm, they were picked to represent their school in inter-school musical contests. Aside from that, they competed in rap battles on behalf of their school.

The R2Bees stars, like many other Ghanaian talents, have collaborated musically with a variety of musicians both inside and outside of Ghana. Sarkodie, Wande Coal, Wizkid, Criss Waddle, Asumadu Killbeatz, Davido, and Tinchy Stryder are among the musicians with whom they have worked.

R2Bees has a net worth of $ 4.6 million, according to Forbes.

Stonebwoy (Stonebwoy)

Livingstone Etse Satekla is the full name of Livingstone Etse Satekla.

• Birthday: March 5, 1988

• Birthplace: Ashaiman

• Record Company: VP Records

Livingstone Etse Satekla, better known as Stonebwoy, has remained active and has consistently featured among Ghana’s top dancehall performers. Aside from his sponsorship contract with the Samini record company, Stonebwoy has been on the payrolls of other endorsement deals, and his renown continues to grow as he is engaged with regular musical events both inside and outside of Ghana.

Stonebwoy has a net worth of $4.5 million, according to Forbes.

Reggie Rockstone, no. 8

Reginald Yaw Asante Ossei’s full name is Reginald Yaw Asante Ossei.

• Birthday: April 11, 1964

• Birthplace: United Kingdom

Reggie Rockstone, born Reginald Yaw Asante Ossie, is one of Ghana’s wealthiest rappers. Despite being born in the United Kingdom, he spent his childhood in Ghana, namely in Kumasi and Accra. He has also won a number of music prizes.

Reggie Rockstone’s net worth is unknown.

Stonebwoy has a net worth of $4.0 million, according to Forbes.

9. ODG Fuse

Nana Richard Abiona’s full name is Nana Richard Abiona.

• Birthday: December 2, 1988

• Record Company: 3 Beat Records

Nana Richard Abiona, better known by his stage name Fuse ODG, was raised in Ghana despite being born in the capital of England. His birth occurred in 1988.

He received his schooling at Archbishop Lanfranc School in Croydon. He has 3beat as his record company, which contributes to his noteworthy prominence in Ghana’s music business. Fuse ODG has worked with several worldwide and local celebrities, including Shata Wale, Wyclef Jean, Major Lazer, Nyla, Sean Paul, Sarkodie, Dawn ODG, Elephant Man, Wande Coal, and Itz Tiffany, to enhance his creative philosophy and push Ghanaian music to the next level.

Net Worth of Fuse ODG

Fuse ODG has a net worth of $3.0 million, according to Forbes.

10. Tinny

• Nii Addo Quaynor’s full name is Nii Addo Quaynor.

• Birthday: January 19, 1982

• Birthplace: Osu’

Kankpe Records is the record label.

Tinny was born on January 19, 1982. He is one of Ghana’s most well-known rappers. His music may be heard almost everywhere in Ghana, including performances, events, television, and radio. Tinny has released five albums since first appearing on the scene in 1994. He has also received a lot of accolades for his performances in Ghana and at other international events. In 2009, he was the brand ambassador for Glo Ghana, and he has also campaigned for Cadbury.

Tinny, whose real name is Nii Addo Quaynor, is a Ghanaian rapper and the CEO of Kankpe Records. He has recorded with a number of Ghanaian celebrities, including Shatta Wale, Trigmatic, Kwabena, Hammer of the Last Two, and many more.

Tiny Earnings

Tinny has a net worth of $2.3 million, according to Forbes.

Samini is eleven.

• Emmanuel Andrews Samini’s full name is Emmanuel Andrews Samini.

• Birthday: December 22, 1981

• Birthplace: Accra

• Samini Musics / K Chero Records is the record label.

Samini used to sing in church before releasing his music CDs, which were well-received in the music industry. The first track he released was titled ‘Linda,’ and it was an instant hit in Ghana.

Following that, he was featured in a number of tracks by other outstanding musicians. He has received several honors, including African Artiste of the Year in 2008 and Best African Act in 2006. Currently, his musical chances do not seem to be promising, but there is widespread anticipation for his return.

Samini’s Salary

Samini has a net worth of $2.0 million, according to Forbes.

D-Black 12


• Desmond Kwesi Blackmore’s full name is Desmond Kwesi Blackmore.

• Birthday: January 12, 1986

• Birthplace: Accra

• Black Avenue Music is the record label.

Desmond Kwesi Blackmore was born on January 12, 1986. He is commonly known as Damian-Black and is one of Ghana’s most hardworking artists. Influenced by his parents, who were also hip-hoppers, he began producing music such as rhymes before entering his adolescence.


Not long ago, it was revealed that D-Black had signed a $150,000 contract, making him one of Ghana’s wealthiest artists. His songs are popular in Ghana, and he has established himself as a rich and diligent artist as a result.

Samini’s Salary

Samini has a net worth of $1.6 million, according to Forbes.

13th. Kwaw Kese – $1,000,000

• Emmanuel Kofi Botchwey’s full name is Emmanuel Kofi Botchwey.

• Birthplace: Agona Swedru

Mad-Time Entertainment is the record label.

Emmanuel Kofi Botchwey, also known as Kwaw Kese, is one of Ghana’s wealthiest artists. The Ghanaian hiplife performer has also won several music accolades.

Kwaw Kese is well known for his blockbuster album Abodam 2007, for which he received five Ghana Music Awards in 2008.

Kwaw Kese’s net worth is unknown.

Kwaw Kese has a net worth of $1.0 million, according to Forbes.

Joyce’s Blessing

Joyce Akosua Twene’s full name is Joyce Akosua Twene.

• Birthday: April 1, 1991

• Birthplace: Accra

Joyce Akosua Twene, better known as Joyce Blessing, is a gospel singer. Her album Heavy Price won Album of the Year at the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards in 2014.

Joyce Blessing’s net worth is unknown.

Joyce Blessing has a net worth of $800,000, according to Forbes.

Wendy Shay ($650, 000) is ranked 15th.

Wendy Addo is her full name.

• Birthday: February 20, 1996

• Birthplace: Accra

Wendy Shay is one of Ghana’s wealthiest female performers. The Ghanaian Afropop and Afrobeats artist has also won several music accolades. Wendy Shay is also a brand ambassador for Ghana’s Youth Employment Agency (YEA).

Wendy Shay Salary and Earnings

Wendy Shay has a net worth of $650,000, according to Forbes.

Fameye has a $500, 000 budget.

• Peter Famiyeh Bozah’s full name is Peter Famiyeh Bozah.

• Date of Birth: September 11, 1994

• Birthplace: Accra

Peter Famiyeh Bozah, also known as Fameye, is a Ghanaian rapper and singer from Bogoso. Despite being a relative newcomer to the music business, he has built a reputation for himself. He received the Vodafone Ghana Music Award for Best New Artiste of the Year in 2020.

Fameye’s Salary

Fameye has a net worth of $500,000, according to Forbes.

17. The Promise of King

Gregory Promise Bortey Newman’s full name is Gregory Promise Bortey Newman.

• Birthday: August 16th

• Birth Place:

King Promise debuted in the music business in 2016 and has quickly established himself. The burgeoning artist regards himself as a versatile artist who falls under the

Afrobeats, HighLife, R&B, and Hip-Hop are some of the genres.

Net Worth of King Promise

King Promise has a net worth of $400,000, according to Forbes.

Kwesi Arthur ($400,000)

Emmanuel Kwesi Danso Arthur Junior is his full name.

• Birthday: December 18, 1994

• Birthplace: Tema

Emmanuel Kwesi Danso Kwesi Arthur, often known as Arthur Junior, is a rapper and singer. The young musician is building a name for himself in the music business. He was nominated for Best International Act at the BET Awards in 2018.

Kwesi Arthur Salary and Earnings

King Promise has a net worth of $400,000, according to Forbes.

$200,000 for Efya

Jane Awindor is her full name.

• Birthday: April 10, 1987

• Birthplace: Kumasi

Jane Awindor, better known as Efya, is a Ghanaian singer, composer, and actor. The multi-talented musician has won several honors.

Efya’s net worth is unknown.

Efya has a net worth of $200,000, according to Forbes.

Kuami Eugene ($100,000) is ranked 20th.
Kuami Eugene has a net worth of $100,000, according to Forbes.

Eugene Kwame Marfo’s full name is Eugene Kwame Marfo.

• Birthday: February 1st, 1997

• Birthplace: Kumasi

Lynx Entertainment is the record label.

Eugene Kwame Marfo, often known as Kuami Eugene, is a Ghanaian highlife and afrobeat singer-songwriter. Several prizes have been bestowed onto the young musician.


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