Top 10 Richest Fuji Musicians in Nigeria
Who are the richest Fuji musicians in Nigeria?
What is Fuji music?
Do you know Fuji music?
Well, as some of you may already know, Fuji is a genre of music that originated in Africa.
However, this genre is slowly being recognized and respected as a worthy genre across the world.
This genre has a perfect combination of local beats and vocals which support them.
Fuji music has a highly relaxing and philosophical structure.
This genre of music was actually made popular by Sikuru Ayinde Barrister.
This legend actually began his music career when he started to perform morning songs during the month of Ramadan.
He even came up with the name of this unique genre.
This was during a faith music competition that was hosted in Lagos State, Nigeria.
A while later, Ayinla Killington also ventured into the genre, and soon became a rival to Sikuru.
Just a few years later, this genre slowly began to overtake the music industry in Nigeria, then it became the mainstream genre.
Even up till today, Fuji has continued to remain a relevant genre in the Nigerian music industry.
In this article today, we are going to look at the top ten richest fuji musicians in Nigeria and their net worths.
So, without wasting time:
Top 10 Richest Fuji Musicians in Nigeria
Here are the top 10 Richest Fuji Musicians in Nigeria.
10.Alhaji Taiwo Akande Abdul Rasheed Adebisi – Net Worth: N85 Million Naira
On the tenth spot in this list, we have none other than Taye Currency.
Alhaji Taiwo A. A. Adebisi (aka Taye Currency) is a Nigerian fuji musician and songwriter.
Over the years, he has struggled to become one of the most prominent fuji acts in the Nigerian scene.
He has a very large follower base in Oyo state, and they have grown to other parts of the nation recently.
With a net worth currently estimated to be N85 Million Naira, Taye Currency is currently ranked as the tenth richest fuji musician in Nigeria.
9.Remi Aluko – Net Worth: N100 Million Naira
Remi Aluko is one of the fuji musicians on this list who have been on the scene for a very long time.
He actually started music when he was still very young.
His style of fuji is very unique, and he is loved by fans for this.
It was once rumoured that this musician was blind.
However, this was later debunked when the singer revealed in an interview that he only had a problem with his sight.
Having amassed a whopping sum of N100 Million Naira from the music and business scene.
Remi is currently ranked as the ninth richest Fuji musician in Nigeria.
8. Muri Thunder – Net Worth: N200 Million Naira
Muritala Ademola Salaudeen (aka Muri Thunder) is a Nigerian Fuji musician who was born on the 5th of August 1973.
He is actually a native of Oje LGA in Oyo state, Nigeria.
He actually started out in the ghetto in Lagos where he lived for a long time.
Today, he has a huge fan base in the western region of Nigeria.
With a net worth estimated to be about N200 Million.
Muri Thunder sits firmly as the number eight richest fuji musician in Nigeria.
7. Shefiu Alao – Net Worth: N350 Million Naira
On the seventh spot in this list of the richest Fuji musicians in Nigeria, we have Shefiu Alao.
He is one of the Fuji musicians with the largest fans base across the country.
He often refers to himself as ‘Omo Oko’.
This Yoruba phrase is actually translated as ‘village boy’.
Moreover, this singer has a belief that no matter how rich he is, he will never be erased from his humble beginning.
With so much talent and passion for Fuji music, Sefiu is indeed a must-watch fuji musician in Nigeria.
With a current net worth estimated to be N350 Million Naira, he sits firmly as the seventh richest fuji musician in Nigeria.
6. Sule Alao Malaika – Net Worth: N400 Million Naira
Sule Alao Malaika (aka Malaika) is a famous Nigerian Fuji musician who was born on the 15th of February 1973 in Lagos State, Nigeria.
Although the singer was born in Lagos State, he grew up in Ogun State, Nigeria.
Today, he is ranked as the sixth richest Fuji musician in Nigeria.
This singer actually started his music career way back in 1983, and he has continued to climb higher since then.
Today, he is rated as one of the best Fuji musicians in the country.
He even went as far as performing in the United States of America in 1997.
With a net worth currently estimated to be about N400 Million Naira, Malaika is ranked as the sixth richest fuji musician in Nigeria.
5. Adewale Ayuba – Net Worth: N420 Million Naira
Aside from being one of the richest Fuji musicians in Nigeria, Adewale is also ranked as one of the best in the industry.
This singer was born on the 6th of May 1966 in Ogun State, Nigeria.
He is well known for his deep lyrics which convey touching messages to listeners.
After becoming a core Christian, he changed his lyrics and introduced listeners to his new point of view about life.
Like I have already said, he is one of the deepest fuji musicians in the country today.
With a current net worth estimated to be about N420 Million Naira, he is indeed the fifth richest fuji musician in Nigeria today.
4. Saidi Osupa – Net Worth: N450 Million Naira
Despite being an engineer by profession, Saidi is one of the best fuji musicians in the country today.
Even while in school, this man continued to pursue his musical career.
He had the natural talent, and he never wanted this talent to dissolve.
He is a very successful musician in Nigeria today.
However, he has been in a couple of scandals over the years.
After being called the ‘King of Music’, his rivals criticized him as they didn’t feel he deserved such a name.
Instead of allowing the singer to go on with answering the name, they began a real scandal with the issue.
Today, he is ranked as one of the best fuji musicians in the industry.
With a current net worth estimated to be about N450 Million Naira, he is currently ranked as the fourth richest fuji musician in Nigeria.
3. Abass Akande Obesere – Net Worth: N500 Million Naira
Abass Akande Obesere (aka Omo Rapala) is a Nigerian fuji musician and songwriter who was born on the 20th of January 1965 in Ibadan.
Over the years, this singer managed to drop several songs that were considered taboo amongst several folks.
This actually sprang him to the spotlight in the Fuji music scene.
Over the years, he has continued to draw inspiration from the sounds of Sikuru, and this has made him a much-loved fuji musician.
Omo Rapala is one of the few fuji musicians who have taken his own brand of Fuji music across the world.
He was signed as an act under the famous Sony Music, but he later moved to other music labels following some payment disagreements.
Aside from being a well known Fuji musician, Omo Rapala is also a businessman with several investments spread far and wide.
Today, he is estimated to worth a whopping N500 Million Naira.
This makes him the third richest Fuji musician in the Nigeria.
2. Pasuma Wonder – Net Worth: N555 Million Naira
On the number two spot in our list of top 10 Richest Fuji Musicians in Nigeria, we have Pasuma Wonder.
He is actually a modern generation Fuji musician, but he is already ranked as one of the richest.
His passion for this genre has helped him to grow through the years.
Moreover, he successfully combined Afro Pop to his Fuji style, and this gained him more followers.
It also attracted more people to the Fuji scene.
Today, he is the founder of Wasbar Records.
With a whopping net worth of N555 Million naira, he sits firmly as the second richest Fuji musician in Nigeria.
1. Wasiu Ayinde Anifowose Marshall – Net Worth: N800 Million Naira
On the number one spot in our list of richest fuji musicians in Nigeria, we have Ayinde Anifowose.
Wasiu Ayinde Anifowose Marshall (aka KWAM 1 or K1 DE Ultimate) is a Nigerian musician and songwriter who was born on the 3rd of March 1957 in Agawaru, Lagos State.
If you are actually looking for the richest Fuji musician in Nigeria, then you are looking for this man.
He is the highest rated Fuji musician in the country today.
However, this is because he is also one of the oldest Fuji musicians in the country.
Having been in the Fuji music scene for a very long time, he is well regarded as a legendary Fuji musician.
Over the years, he has received several Chieftaincy titles.
He is even the first Mayegun chief of the Yoruba land.
Although this musician still makes a lot of money from the sales of all his old songs, his major method of earning now is through numerous live shows.
With a current net worth of N800 Million naira, Ayinde is ranked as the richest Fuji musician in Nigeria today.
Conclusion On The 10 Richest Fuji Musicians In Nigeria
From this list, you can now see the list of the top ten richest Fuji musicians in Nigeria.
These people are responsible for the growth of the Nigerian Fuji music space.
Over the years, they have continued to hold this genre firmly, and they are making so many gains for their efforts.
So far, that will be all for this post.
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