Top 20 Richest Musicians In East Africa 2023 ($31,253,791 Plus Cash)

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Last updated on December 27th, 2022 at 03:06 pm

6. Ragga Dee Net Worth $4 Million (Uganda)


Ragga Dee is one of the oldest singers in Kenya currently since he came from a time different from this time. 


However, his music has continued to age well with this current generation despite finding fame in the 80s.

Ragga Dee

Daniel Kazibwe was born in the late 60s precisely 1968. He is a Ugandan musician and politician. 


His rise to fame came after his talent announced him to the world while being part of the group Da Homies. 


Da Homies released hit songs like Bamusakata which became a national hit song at the time. 


Ragga Dee decided to pursue a solo career where he won several awards one of which is the Pearl Of Africa Music Award. He scooped the award in 2004 and then again in 2005.


So how much is the net worth of Ragga Dee? Ragga Dee’s net worth is estimated to be the sum of 4,000,000 US dollars ($4 million). He made a huge part of his money from music while also venturing into politics. 


Net Worth: $4 Million 


Ragga Dee also made this list of the top 10 richest singers in East Africa today.


7. Sauti Sol Net Worth $3.7 Million (Kenya)


Sauti Sol has been gaining lots of attention across Africa after their features on several projects in 2020. 

Sauti Sol

Sauti Sol was featured in the Davido star-studded album A Better Time which has lots of streams on Audiomack. 


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Sauti Sol was also featured on Patoranking 2020 project titled Three meaning his 3rd studio album. 


Since its formation back in 2005, the group comprising Bien-Aimé Baraza, Willis Chimano, Savara Mudigi, and Polycarp Otieno have found success locally and internationally. 


The group has won awards such as the Channel O Music Award, MTV Europe Music Award, and BET award. 


So how much is the net worth of Sauti Sol? Sauti Sol’s net worth is currently estimated to be the sum of 3,700,000 US dollars ($3.7 million). 


Net Worth: $3.7 Million 


8. Jaguar Net Worth $3.2 Million (Kenya)


The richest musicians in East Africa net worth list will not be complete if I did not toss in Jaguar’s name. 


Don’t worry! 


It is not the popular animal Jaguar that you know, this one is a human being and does not have four legs. 


Having said that, Jaguar also made the top 10 richest artists in East Africa with a very fine net worth. 


but before you and I get into that, let’s see some small details about him first yeah? 


So who is Jaguar? Jaguar is a Kenyan recording artist singer-songwriter and politician who rose to fame after his hit single Kigeugeu. 


Kigeugeu was widely accepted and critics made it even more pleasing to ears with their reviews. 


Over the course of Jaguar’s career, he has been signed to lots of labels but he is currently with Main Switch Studio owned by Philip Makanda. 


Under this Main Switch Studio, he has worked with high-profile artists across Africa including Iyanya, and Mafikizolo. 


Jaguar has successfully merged his music career and his political career while serving as a mayor in Kampala. 


So how much is Jaguar’s net worth now? Jaguar’s current net worth is estimated to be 3,200,00 US dollars ($3.2 million). His major source of wealth creation is through music and most recently through being a politician and businessman. 


Net Worth: $3.2 Million 


9. Professor Jay Worth $3 Million (Tanzania)


Professor Jay’s career has been one riddled with successes, oh! You thought I was going to say failure? 


Well, if you have more than 2 million dollars in assets then you are wealthy especially if you are from Africa. 

Professor Jay

So who is he? Joseph Haule was born on 29th December 1975 in Tanzania. He is a Tanzania musician, rapper, and politician. 


His sounds keep you hooked and make you want to continuously hit the replay button. 


He is popularly known by his stage name Professor Jay with which he attained fame and released several albums. 


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Jay sound favors Tanzania hip hop genre Bongo Flava which is the sound that has made the Tanzanian music industry stand out from other East African countries. 


So how much is the net worth of Professor Jay? Professor Jay’s net value is currently estimated to be 3,000,000 US dollars ($3 million). He acquired a major part of his wealth through his outstanding musical career. 


This net worth makes Professor Jay one of the top 10 richest musicians in East Africa 2021. 


Net Worth: $3 Million 


10. Bebe Cool Net Worth $2.6 Million (Uganda)


Bebe Cool career has been what anyone would describe in one word as “Prosperous” right? 


Well, that’s the one word that could come to mind when I thought about it and I can say it is just perfect. 

Bebe Cool

So who is he? Bebe Cool is a Tanzania singer-songwriter and recording artist who rose to fame after his singles such as Fitina and Mambo Mingi. 


The record was widely accepted and he is no doubt enjoying life in Kenya where he began his amazing career under the Agopa Deejay label. 


He decided to move back home and do things in his own way and has since been amazing featuring Rudeboy one of the Psquare Brothers. 


Bebe Cool has won several awards including the Pearl of Africa Music Award and also got himself a nomination for the Kora Awards back in 2003. 


His wealth has continued to grow to make him one of the top 10 richest musical artists in East Africa. 


So how much is the net worth of Bebe Cool? Bebe Cool’s net worth is estimated to be the sum of 2,600,000 US dollars ($2.6 Million). Bebe Cool’s source of income comes majorly from music. 


Net Worth: $2.6 Million 


Now that you and I are done with the richest musicians in East Africa top 10 lists, come let’s get into the top 20, shall we? 


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