Nigerian Igbo musicians, rappers and singers net worth, biography, songs and more.
Entertainment is one of the thriving industries
in Nigeria today, and it is no surprise that Igbo
entertainers are some of the people leading the
charge. Although, the Igbos have made
Nollywood their forte, their music artistes are
doing equally well (or even better) in the
Nigerian music industry. In this article, we are
going to be looking at the list of “ Nigerian
musicians who are Igbo and their net worth “.
Nigerian Musicians Who Are
Igbos and Their Net Worth
Flavour Net Worth, Home Town &
State Of Origin
Flavour, whose real name is Chinedu Okoli, is
arguably one of the most prominent Nigerian
artiste from the eastern enclave. He has made a
big name for himself over the past 7/8 years.
Within this period, Flavour has successfully
built up himself to become one of the top
artistes in the country.
Flavour was born in Enugu State on November
23, 1983. While he was born and brought up in
Enugu, he has his roots from a town known as
Umunze in Anambra state. The singer made his
away into the Nigeria music arena in 2005,
when he released his first studio album titled
N’abania . Today, Flavour has a total of five
albums under his belt.
So far, Flavour has enjoyed an illustrious career
in the music industry. It has been gathered
that, the artiste charges between 3million and 5
million Naira per show. Aside Flavour’s music
exploits, he has some of highest paying
endorsement deals in country. The musician
has endorsement deals with the likes of
Globacom, ONGA and more. With respect to the
foregoing, recent estimates have valued the
musician’s net worth at $8million dollars (3
Phyno Net Worth, Home Town &
State Of Birth
Phyno bursted his way to the forefront of the
Nigerian music industry only about half-a-
decade ago, and within this period, he has gone
on to become one of the most celebrated
artistes in the industry. The musician rose to
prominence in 2012 after his hit collabo with
Olamide, which was titled Ghost Mode. He is
renown for his Igbo-themed rap style.
The rapper, whose original name is Azubuike
Nelson Chibuzor, was born and brought up in
the city of Enugu, which is only a few
kilometres from his home state of Anambra. He
later relocated to Lagos in 2010, to further his
The Igbo rapper has made a name for himself
in the industry, especially for his unique rap
style, which is enjoyed by all and sundry
(Yorubas incusive). He is one of the most sought-
after artistes today; raking in millions of Naira
every week from shows within and outside
Nigeria. Also, Phyno has a couple of
endorsement deals worth hundreds of millions
of Naira, with Airtel and few others. The rapper
is rumoured to be worth in the region of $2
million (800 million Naira).
Illbliss Net Worth, Home Town &
State Of Origin
Illbliss, who is fondly referred to as Oga Boss, is
one of the leading Igbo musicians in the
Nigerian music industry. He is an ace Nigerian
rapper, who is also an executive manager at
Clarence Peter-founded Capital Hill Records. He
is also the founder and CEO of The Goretti
Company, which is the talent management outfit
that propelled the careers of Phyno and a host
of other top names in the industry. Oga Boss
rose to prominence in 2009, after the release of
his album titled, Dat Ibo Boy.
Illbliss, whose actual name is Ejiofor Melvin
Tochukwu, was born 38 years ago in Enugu,
Enugu State. However, he is from Nkwerre town
in Imo State.
Tochukwu Ejiofor is arguably one of the richest
musicians in Nigeria today. While he’s had a
fairly successful musical career so far, he’s
enjoyed more success as a businessman. He is a
successful businessman, with diverse interests.
Estimates have put his net worth in the region
of $5 million (2 billion Naira).
Mr.P & Rudeboy – P’Square Net
Worth, Home Town & State Of Birth
The legendary music brothers, as you’ve
already known, are Igbos. The music stars,
whose real names are Peter Okoye (Mr.P) and
Paul Okoye (Rudeboy), are two of the biggest
music acts in, not only Nigeria, but also in
Africa. P-Square, now separated, took the
Nigerian music industry by storm some one
and half decades ago. The brothers have
maintained their A-list status ever since.
The Okoye brothers were born and raised in the
north-central city of Jos, Plateau state.
However, they originate from a remote town
named Ifite Dunu in Anambra state. The brothers
are both married with kids. Mr.P is married to
Lola Omotayo-Okoye, while his twin brother,
Rudeboy, is married to Anita Isama-Okoye.
The legendary duo have made their mark in the
music industry. They are, together, probably
the richest in the music industry. Also, they are
the first set of Nigerian music artistes to be
endorsed by Globacom This is one of many
endorsement deals of the music stars. Reports
have indicated that, Mr.P (Peter Okoye) is the
wealthier of the duo and he is reportedly worth
about $24 million. Rudeboy, on the other hand,
has an estimated net worth of $22 million.
Tekno Miles Net Worth, Home
Town & State Of Birth
Tekno, who is fondly called Alhaji Tekno, is one
of the top contemporary artistes in the
industry. The Nigerian artiste, to the oblivion of
many, is an Igbo man. His real name is
Augustine Kelechi Miles.
While Tekno originates from Ebonyi State in the
South East, he was born in Bauchi, Bauchi State
(in the North) where his father was serving (at
that time) as a soldier.
About one year ago, Tekno signed a deal with
one of the biggest music management groups in
America, SONY Music. While the details of the
deal were not made public, it is said to be
worth about a million dollar. Aside this, the
Bauchi-born music artiste has a host of
lucrative endorsement deals, with the likes of
Pepsi, MTN and others. He has an estimated net
worth of $3 million.
Chidinma Ekile Net Worth, Home
Town & State Of Birth
Chidinma is arguably the Igbo queen of the
Nigerian music industry. She was, until
recently, signed under Capital Hill Records.
Chidinma, who is fondly called Ms Kedike , rose
to prominence after her exploits at the 3rd
season of MTN Project Fame. Her most
prominent hit song is Kedike , which got her the
tag, Ms.Kedike .
Chidinma was born and raised in Lagos, where
her family is settled. She, however, has her
roots in Imo State, in the South Eastern region
The music act has done quite well for herself in
the industry. She has earned a decent sum in
prize money over the course of her career.
Currently, she has an estimated net worth of
Patoranking Net Worth, Home Town
& State Of Birth
Patoranking is, without doubt, one of the most
popular music artistes in Nigeria today. He rose
to fame under the tutelage of Timaya, after he
released his hit song, Alubarika (with Timaya). To
the oblivion of many, Patoranking is an Igbo
The reggae singer’s real name is Okorie Patrick
Nnaemeka. He is a native of Onicha in Ebonyi
State. However, he was born and brought up in
Today, Patoraking is probably the biggest
reggae star in the country. He has done very
well for himself, financially. According to
different sources, he has an estimated net
worth just below $1 million.
Runtown Net Worth, Home Town &
State Of Birth
Runtown, whose real name is Agu Douglas Jack,
is not known to many as an Igbo man. He is
native of Enugu State, where he was born and
The singer, who recently had a messy
separation from Eric Manny Records, has went on
to launch his own label, which he named
Soundgod Music Group . However, he still has a
pending court case with his former label boss,
Runtown has an estimated net worth of $1
million, with respect to his brand, popularity
and endorsement deals.
Igbo Rapper Zoro Net Worth, Place
& State Of Birth
Zoro is another indigenious Igbo rapper. He
bursted onto the big stage about two years ago
and his profile has risen significantly within
this short period. He has appeared alongside
many top Nigerian artistes in several collabos.
Chima Owoh, as Zoro was originally named,
was born in the commercial city of Onitsha in
Anambra state. He originates from Awgu in
The Igbo rapper is known for his lavish
lifestyle. It was reported that, he recently
acquired a G-Wagon, at the cost of over 30
million Naira. Also, he got his first endorsement
deal earlier this year, with Hero Larger Beer . His
net worth has been estimated in the region of
Mr. Raw Net Worth, Place & State
Nigga Raw, now know as Mr. Raw, is one of the
pioneers of indigenous Igbo rap music. He
began his career around 2001, with his
trademark Igbo-themed rap style. His style of
music built the foundation for the likes of
Phyno, Zoro and others.
The veteran rapper, whose original name is
Ukeje Edwards Okechukwu, hails from Abia
State. He was, however, born and raised in the
city of Enugu, Enugu State.