Have you tried imagining a world without music or musicians? How boring would it be, huh? The music industry in Ghana has massively evolved over the years, it has become lucrative too. Amongst the millionaires or billionaires list in Ghana, musicians definitely have their space. Thanks to these musicians, they have promoted Ghana as a country and in turn, boosted its economy.
If you are curious about who the richest musicians are in Ghana, you are just about to find out because, in this article, I have curated the list of the richest musicians in Ghana including their net worth and cars.
Richest Musician In Ghana 2021: Net Worth And Cars
Who Are The Richest Musician in Ghana
|S/N||Musician||Net Worth in Ghanaian Cedi|
|#2||Shatta Wale||75,790,000.00 GHS|
|#3||Okyeame Kwame||58,300,000.00 GHS|
Sarkodie – $17 million
Sarkodie is top on our list. Here are some quick details about him:
- Full name: Michael Owusu Addo
- Date of birth: 10th July 1988
- Record label: Nedjon Media/SarkCess Music/Duncwills Entertainment
Sarkodie Estimated Net Worth: $15 million
Sarkodie is the richest musician in Ghana as at 2021. He is the best rapper in Ghana and also one of the best in the whole of Africa. Sarkodie, born Michael Owusu Addo, has a lot of hit singles and albums to his name including including Makye in 2009, Rapperholic in 2012, Sarkology in 2014, Highest in 2017 and lately, Black Love. He also has numerous awards under his belt such as Ghana Music Award for Artist of the Year in 2010, BET Award in 2012, BET Hip Hop Awards in 2019, EMMY Awards in 2016, Best Hip Hop award in 2014 and many more.
Being a talented and famous musician, Sarkodie has signed various endorsement deals which have significantly multiplied his wealth. For example, he is the Brand Ambassador for Samsung Electronics, FanMilk Ghana in 2013, Tigo Telecommunications Ghana in 2013, Standard Chartered Bank, and Guinness Ghana Limited.
One can’t have such immense wealth and not have the best of cars. Musicians especially love to live opulent lifestyles. Below are the cars owned by SARKODIE:
- 2011 Dodge Nitro worth $18,382
- 2016 Range Rover Sport – $58,823
- 2016 Mercedes E Class Coupe – $46,568
- 2016 Rolls-Royce Phantom – $399,509
- 2016 Range Rover Vogue – $58,823
- Lamborghini Aventador – $350,490
- 2016 Porsche Carrera – $112,745
- 2017 Mercedes-Benz G63 – $127,450
- Toyota Land Cruiser – $73,529
- Kantanka Mensah – $25,735
- 1965 Mercedes Benz W110 – $18,382
Shatta Wale – $13 Million
Shatta Wale is a Ghanaian-born producer and reggae-dancehall musician, formerly known as Bardana. Check out some quick facts about him;
- Full Name: Charles Nii Armah Mensah Jnr.
- Date of Birth: 17th October 1984
- Record Label: Shatta Movement records
Shatta Wale Estimated Net Worth: $13 Million
Shatta Wale is famous in Ghana and around the globe for his famous reggae and dancehall music style. He learned to play keyboard and received routine vocal training at his school’s music class department, then known as Doggy while he attended Winneba Secondary School. He kept on polishing his musical ability, at some point he traveled to Jamaica to master his craft. Some of His biggest hits which earned him game and awards includes Havana”, “Shatta City”, “Enter the Net”, “Everybody Likes My Tin”, and “Dance hall King”.
Speaking of his endorsement deals; in 2014, Wale became a brand ambassador for Guinness Ghana Breweries and as the brand ambassador for Rush Energy Drink. In September 2017, Kasapreko Company, producers of several alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages in Ghana unveiled Wale as their newest brand ambassador for Storm Energy DrinK. Also, on 17 November 2017, Shatta Wale signed a deal with Boss Baker Beef Roll as the brand ambassador Infinix Ghana, a smartphone company. Shatta Wale Net Worth, Cars, Houses, And Updated Biography
Shatta Wale’s Cars
Shatta Wale is not shy to flaunt his cars on his social media pages. Some of the cars in his garage includes;
- Range Rover $90,000
- Mercedes Benz G-Wagon $103,000
- BMW X6 $83,000
- Chevrolet Camaro – $83,000
- Maserati- $105,000
Okyeame Kwame – $10 Million
Okyeame Kwame is a songwriter, video director, singer, and entrepreneur who has steadily become famous and rich in Ghana. His unique style of singing has earned him numerous awards, recognition, and endorsement. He is an international hit-maker who specializes in hip-life, Afro-pop, and rap music.
A sneak peak at Okyeame Kwame’s profile:
- Full name: Kwame Nsiah Apau
- Date of birth: 17th April 1976
- Place of birth: Kumasi
- Record label: One Mic Entertainment and Owusek Productions
Okyeame Kwame Estimated Net Worth: $10 Million
His awards include the 2009 Ghana Music Awards as Artist of the Year, Best Collaboration 2004 with the song Kokoko, Best Collaboration of the Year 2011 with the song Faithful, 2015 Artist of the Year, and many more.
Okyeame Kwame has earned huge endorsement deals from big brands such as MTN Group, GTBank, and Coca-Cola. He is currently a Ghanaian health ambassador and the public relations officer of the Musicians Union in Ghana. All these have helped him to become one of the richest musicians in Ghana in 2021.
Okyeame Kwame Cars
Although Okyeame Kwame likes to maintain a low profile despite his wealth, the celebrity is still a lover of expensive and exotic cars. Here goes some of the cars in his garage;
- Mercedes-Benz S-Class: $96,000
- Audi R8 Coupe: $169,000
- Range Rover: $79,000
Becca – $8.2 million
Talent and popularity have a way of bringing your way good endorsement deals, and Becca isn’t left out. She was the Goodwill Ambassador for UNAIDS, Glo ambassador. She was also Ghana’s official ambassador for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. I’ve got a female on my list of richest musicians in Ghana. First, a quick look at her profile:
- Full name: Rebecca Akosua Acheampomaa Acheampong
- Date of birth: 15th August 1984
- Record label: EKB records
Becca Estimated net worth: $8.2 million
Rebecca Akosua Acheampomaa, popularly known for her stage name as Rebecca Akosua Acheampomaa is one of Ghana’s most influential musicians. She is a Ghanaian singer, songwriter, and actor. She gained her first popularity in the Ghanian music industry in 2007 when she released her first album, Sugar. The album got her five nominations at the 2008 Ghana music award, including Artiste of the Year, Discovery of the Year, Best Female Vocal Performance, Pop Song of the Year, Best Collaboration of the Year and Record of the Year. She won the Record of the Year award.
She is married to Nigerian entrepreneur and artist manager Oluwatobi Sanni Daniel. The couple’s wedding was held on 18 August 2018 in Accra. She has one child; a baby girl.
The award winning musician boasts of an exquisite collection of cars. Here they are;
- Maserati – $76,000
- Range Rover – $89,000
- Mercedes Benz G-Wagon – $105,000
- Honda Element – $28,000
R2bees – $7.3 million
R2Bees entered the Ghanian music industry in 2007 and has over time gained popularity and recognition amongst both Ghanaian and international music enthusiasts. Let’s take a look at their brief profile;
- Full Name: Rashid Mugeez and Faisal Hakeem
- Place of Birth: Tema
- Record Label: R2Bees Entertainment
R2bees Estimated Net Worth: $7.3 million
R2Bees consists of two cousins of incredible talents. The two have been able to work together to bring themselves to stardom. In 2008 R2Bees released their first single titled Yawa Gal. The song was followed up by another hit song, “I Dey Mad ”, in the same year. They also went ahead to release hit albums which have raised them to the rank of the fifth richest musicians in Ghana. These albums are Da Revolution I in 2009, Da Revolution II: Refuse to be Broke in 2012, Omar Sterling – Victory Through Harmony in 2017, and Site 15 2019.
Awards won by this talented duo include Group of the Year in 2014, Artist of the Year in 2013, Hiplife/ Hip Hop Artiste of the Year, Group of the Year, Vodafone song of the Year 2013, Collaboration of the year in 2011. They are also the brand ambassadors for Star beer worth GHS4 billion and Computer and Phones company LG $300,000.
Wealth makes it easy to enjoy the good things of life. R2Bees definitely have the wealth they need to drive the best of cars. Some of the cars this duo have in their garage includes;
- Rolls Royce- $105,000
- Mercedes Benz G63 AMG – $96,000
- Range Rover Sport – $86,000