A Disc Jockey, also known as DJ, is a person who plays recorded and mixed music for an audience in an event. DJs perform in radio station, nightclub, music festival, weddings, parties, and so on. They use turnable record players, to manipulate sounds on phonograph records. Here we shall look at the top richest DJs in Nigeria.
What do you think when you hear the term DJ? Obviously, the Nigerian music business is a thriving platform where musicians may earn a living, and anybody with a passion for music wishes to pursue a career in it.
The music business would be incomplete without DJs. DJs play an important role in the music industry. In this article, we take a look at 10 (Ten) richest DJs in Nigeria & their net worth.
10 Richest DJs in Nigeria & Their Net Worth
Below are the ten richest DJs in Nigeria:
10. DJ Sose
Thomas Amaraigbe, often known as DJ Sose, is the tenth richest DJ in the world. He comes from the Nigerian state of Edo. DJ Sose was named one of the greatest DJs by Channel O, and he has received several honours and medals in the entertainment business. When it comes to his net worth, he is the 10th richest DJ in Nigeria, according to FlashAcademy.com.ng. DJ Sose makes money from his endorsement and other commercial ventures.
The DJ has a net worth of $400,000 dollars.
9. DJ Lambo
DJ Lambo, also known as Olawunmi Okerayi, is a Nigerian female DJ similar to DJ Cuppy. She is now included among Nigeria’s wealthiest DJs.
DJ Lambo is now employed as a radio host at Raypower 100.5 FM in Lagos. She rose to prominence thanks to Raypower before signing with Loopy Music in 2013. Her father was a DJ, which she inherited.
In 2016, DJ Lambo received the city people entertainment award for best female DJ of the year. She was also chosen to perform in season 2 of (BBN) Big Brother Naija, where she became more well-known. Her estimated net worth is $500,000.
8. DJ Caise
Derin Phillip, often known as DJ Caise, is the eighth richest DJ in Nigeria. He is a gifted DJ and a businessman; as a graduate, he has never had to utilise his diploma to find work; instead, he earns money doing what he enjoys, which is DJing.
DJ Caise works for one of Lagos’ most famous radio stations. 99.9 FM is a great station to listen to. He hosts a show every Friday from 9 p.m. until 7 a.m. He also has a record deal with Chocolate City Records. His estimated net worth is $550,000.
7. DJ Jimmy Jatt
Oluwaforijimi Jimmy Adewale, popularly known as Jimmy Jatt, is the seventh richest DJ in Nigeria, and one of the best paid. Before becoming a DJ, he began his career as a rapper.
DJ Jimmy Jatt has two mixtapes titled “The Definition” and “Stylee.” “The Definition” won a Channel O Music award, while “Stylee” contains 2, Baba and others. His net worth is believed to be over $700,000.
6. DJ Cuppy
Florence Ifeoluwa Otedola is the daughter of Femi Otedola, a prominent businessman and Nigerian billionaire. DJ Cuppy is a music producer, performer, and content creator whose firm, Red Velvet Music, was founded in 2014. She also has endorsements from other well-known companies. DJ Cuppy has a net worth of $750,000 dollars.
5. DJ Baddo
DJ Baddo, Godfrey Egbe, is a well-known disc jockey in Nigeria. He was born and raised in Lagos, Nigeria. Badoo rose to prominence as a result of his endorsements, and he is now Nigeria’s richest DJ.
Baddo is a promoter, mix dj presenter, and blogger who is largely regarded as Lagos’ finest DJ. He has an estimated net worth of $800,000.
4. DJ Spinall
Spinall is the fourth greatest DJ on the list, and he is currently among the top DJs. Sodamola Oluseyi Desmond, often known as ‘DJ Spinall,’ is his true name. He was born and raised in the Nigerian city of Lagos. He was chosen as the finest Nigerian DJ to win the inaugural disc jockey competition in the United States. With a stamp of approval.
‘The Crazy Azz Party’ was another moniker for him. DJ Spinall was signed to the Mavin Record Label in 2013, however after a few years, he cancelled the contract and departed for a huge worldwide deal with the Atlantic Record Label in the United Kingdom.
He is also a Pepsi brand spokesperson. He has also received endorsement from a number of other well-known people. DJ Spinall’s net worth is now estimated to be $850,000.
3. DJ Humility
Benedict Afagbe, also known as DJ Humility, is ranked third on the list of the greatest DJs in Nigeria. He is presently one of Nigeria’s top DJs.
DJ ”Mix” is more humble; he mixes hip hop and rap tunes, as well as any other jam that comes his way, and he can make the best of it. DJ Humility has won a slew of honours in Nigeria and the entertainment industry. Humility has a net worth of $900,000.
2. DJ Neptune
Neptune is the second richest DJ in Nigeria, according to the top ten richest DJs list. He is a stage performer, record artist, and producer whose outstanding performance has taken him throughout the world.
Patrick’s true name is Imohiosen Patrick, and he is from the Nigerian state of Edo. Patrick had the energy and enthusiasm to become a DJ, which he eventually did. He is better known by his stage moniker, “DJ Neptune,” a well-known Nigerian DJ. His net worth is believed to be $1.1 million.
1. DJ Xclusive
DJ Xclusive is one of Nigeria’s wealthiest DJs, and his performance as a DJ is quite remarkable. DJ Xclusive’s true name is Rotimi Alakija, and he has a lot of Nigerian and international music mixes on his label. He is well-liked by his followers all over the world.
He is a producer, record artist, and song composer in addition to being a DJ with several endorsements from which he earns his living. DJ Xclusive, who has a net worth of $2 million, is Nigeria’s highest-paid DJ.
DJ Xclusive is a local and worldwide DJ who has cooperated with many foreign musicians throughout the world. He has performed with Mario Winans, Ne-Yo, Rihanna, and other top musicians.