Disc Jockeys popularly called DJs, are one of the most patronized people in Nigeria.
People, especially Nigerians, employ the services of disc jockeys at their events to make sure the guests experience good music and are comfortable.
Who Are The Richest Disc Jockeys In Nigeria?
Now, we are going to take a look at the richest disc jockeys in Nigeria who are making it and are successful in their field.
DJ Xclusive (Net Worth: $2 million)
Obviously the wealthiest DJ in Nigeria, Rotimi Alakija (aka DJ Xclusive) was born in the United Kingdom.
DJ Xclusive has featured several Nigerian celebrities ranging from Timaya, Wizkid, Kiss Daniel, and more.
He doesn’t only limit his career to being a Disc Jockey, but he also extended into the music industry, as he has released several songs featuring prominent Nigerian musicians.
DJ Xclusive’s net worth is estimated to be $2 million, and he has many endorsement offers.
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DJ Coublon (Net Worth – $2m)
DJ Coublon may not be a trending name in the music industry, but one undeniable fact is that he is the second richest DJ In Nigeria.
DJ Coublon has over the years, worked with many prominent musicians in Nigeria, including Kiss Daniel, Iyanya, Yemi Alade, Tekno Miles, Patoranking, and so on.
DJ Coublon also has two awards to his name.
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DJ Ecool (Net Worth – $1.2m)
The DJ with a touch of gold dye on one part of his hair, DJ Ecool is a popular DJ, Signed to DMW (Davido Music Worldwide).
Ecool has released over 13 mixtapes with more than five hit singles one of them being “Ada”.
The hit track “Ada” which was released in 2017, DJ Ecool featured his boss Davido and recorded great commercial success with over 2 million views in less than a month.
Most of his mixtapes feature some foreign artists as well as Nigerian artists.
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DJ Neptune (Net Worth: $1.1 million)
DJ Neptune is another famous Nigerian DJ born in the United States.
DJ Neptune, whose real name is Imohiosen Patrick, was born to Edo parents.
To Neptune, disc jockeying is too easy.
He has an estimated net worth of $1.1 million, and this made him the 2nd richest DJ in Nigeria after DJ Xclusive and DJ Coublon.
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DJ Humility (Net Worth: $900,000)
Benedict Afagbe popularly known as DJ Humility is certainly considered one of Nigeria’s most-rated and richest DJs in Nigeria presently.
His blending prowess is exceptional, especially in hip-hop and rap songs.
DJ Humility has been nominated for various Nigerian awards because of his Jokey skills.
Born in the United States of America, Humility’s net worth is estimated at $900,000, making him one of the richest DJs in Nigeria.
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DJ Spinall (Net Worth: $850,000)
Sodamola Oluseyi Desmond, aka DJ Spinall, is an award-winning DJ born and brought up in Lagos.
DJ Spinall is a Pepsi and Smirnoff Ice drink logo ambassador, and his net worth is estimated at $850,000.
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DJ Baddo (Net Worth: $800,000)
DJ Baddo is, no doubt, one of the most famous and wealthiest disc jockeys in Nigeria.
DJ Badoo, whose real name is Godfrey Egbe, was born and brought up in Lagos, but he is a native of Edo state.
DJ Baddo is a music promoter, producer, disc jockey, and blogger.
Like DJ Neptune and Xclusive, DJ Baddo has collaborated with many hip-hop artists in Nigeria, including Terry G, Skales, Seriki, Jaywon, Durella, and Samba.
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DJ Cuppy (Net Worth: $750,000)
Being the daughter of a billionaire business mogul, Dj Cuppy is the richest female DJ in Nigeria and the 7th richest DJ in Nigeria.
DJ Cuppy, whose real name is Florence Ifeoluwa Otedola, is a graduate of Business and Economics and a master’s degree holder in music.
She released her company, Red Velvet Music Group, in 2014 and since then has got some endorsement deals with the likes of Pepsi and other brands using her as their ambassador.
Cuppy’s, who recently featured Zlatan in “gelato,” has an estimated net worth of $750,000.
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DJ Kaywise (Net Worth – $740,000)
Another prominent DJ on this list is the CEO of KayWise Entertainment, DJ Kaywise.
He stepped into the spotlight in 2010 after his debut mixtape stormed the Alaba market.
He has released several hit songs and mixtapes, also featuring notable artists like Olamide, Ice Prince, Patorankin, etc.
Kaywise who has a twin has won several awards including the City People Entertainment Awards for DJ of the Year, in 2015.
He also won the Nigerian Entertainment Awards for DJ of the Year, that same year.
His net worth is estimated to be around $740,000.
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DJ Jimmy Jatt (Net Worth: $700,000)
Cool DJ Jimmy Jatt is the seventh on our list of the richest DJs in Nigeria and one of the country’s highest-paid DJs.
Born in 1966, Oluwaforijimi Jimmy Adewale started as a rapper before becoming a Disc Jockey.
DJ Jimmy Jatt has a combined tape titled “The Definition” with “Stylee,” which earned him a nomination at Channel O Music Video Awards.
The mixtape featured Mode Nine, 2Baba, and ElaJoe rap.
DJ Jimmy Jatt has received many awards as a DJ.
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DJ Caise (Networth: $550,000)
DJ Caise, whose real name is Derin Phillips, is a skilled DJ with a degree in Music, Economics, and a Master’s degree in Finance, which he obtained at the University of Reading, England.
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DJ Lambo (Networth: $500,000)
Like DJ Cuppy, Olawunmi Okerayi, popularly known as DJ Lambo, is another wealthy Nigerian woman DJ who is doing quite well in the music industry.
Before she became famous as a DJ, she worked at Raypower 100.5 FM, Lagos.
DJ Lambo became popular as a DJ after winning the City People Entertainment Awards in 2016.
DJ Lambo has an estimated net worth of $500,000.
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DJ Sose (Networth: $400,000)
Thomas Amar-Aigbe, aka DJ Sose, is another wealthy Nigerian DJ.
He was born to a Nigerian father who hails from Edo and a Hungarian mom who lives in Ibadan.
DJ Sose revealed that the “Sose” in his name means “undergo witness.”
He has an estimated net worth of $400,000.
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DJ Consequence (Networth- $400,000)
DJ Consequence is also one of the most prominent Djs in Nigeria who has been making waves in the music industry.
A native of Ondo state who grew up in Lagos State, Akeredolu Precious Pelumi whose career name is DJ Consequence has released over 30 songs and mixtapes with two albums titled, Vibes from the Future and VIBES – The Mixtape.
He started performing at local clubs, parties, and events in Lagos State.
Through hard work and dedication, the popular DJ who was the recipient of the City People Music Award for DJ of the Year (Male) has been ranked among the richest DJs in Nigeria.
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DJ Enimoney (Networth: $350,000)
Making it to the list is the famous producer and DJ, DJ Enimoney who happens to be the younger brother to one of the most successful and richest Nigerian musicians, Olamide Baddo.
Enimoney, whose birth name is Eniola Olamilekan Adedeji, is the official DJ of his brother Olamide’s owned record label, YBNL.
Although formally a DJ, Enimoney also knows how to handle the microphone, as he has released his own songs where he has featured several notable artists such as Olamide (his brother), Tiwa Savage, Reakado Banks, and others.
Some of his hit singles are “People Talk Alot (P.T.A)”, Diet, Ogede (his new release), Wapka, and many others.
He has also been nominated severally and was the recipient of the City People Music Award in 2018, for Best Collaboration of the Year through the song “Diet”.
Being one of the richest DJs in Nigeria currently, DJ Enimoney currently has a net worth of $350,000.
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DJ Big N (Networth: 250,000)
DJ Big N whose birth name is Nonso Temisan Ajufo is a popular Nigerian Hip-hop, R&B, and Afrobeats Disc Jockey who hails from Lagos State, Nigeria.
Big N is the in house DJ of Mavins Records who began his Disc Jockey career in the UK where he used to perform at local clubs in the West Midlands prior to performing at the Palms Club in Coventry as a guest DJ and also as a guest DJ at Club “Release”.
He has produced several mixtapes for Mavins Records including the label’s theme song titled “Mavin All-Stars”, “Energy Mixtape” and so on.
Big N has also been on tours with some of the top artists on the record label including Tiwa Savage on her first American Tour.
He is currently one of the most successful and richest Djs in Nigeria with a net worth of $250,000.
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These popular Nigerian DJs, like their counterparts around the world, earn really well.
Through their craft which has come to be loved and appreciated by all, they have steadily risen up their professional ladder in Nigeria’s music and entertainment industry to become the best, finest and most powerful DJs in the country, netting massive incomes that has significantly boosted their net worth over the years.