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Meet the highest earning musician in Ghana

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Sarkodie has been named the second richest musician in Africa.

Michael Owusu Addo (Sarkodie) play

Michael Owusu Addo (Sarkodie)

Ghanaian hip hop recording artiste and entrepreneur, Michael Owusu Addo (popularly called Sarkodie) has been ranked the second highest earning musician in Africa.

The revelation was made at the 5th All Africa Music Awards Business Summit which was held in Accra, the capital of Ghana.

At the event, the list of top 10 Africa music earners for the year 2017 was announced and Sarkodie emerged the second.

The CEO of a Ghana based company named EIB Network, Bola Ray who was present and gave a presentation revealing that the musician Sarkodie is the only Ghanaian whose name appeared on the list, occupying the 2nd position.

The list was compiled through an in-depth research carried out by Forbes in collaboration with Channel O.

Measuring success based on wealth, Sarkodie is worth millions of dollars and is one of the richest artists in Africa.

Sarkodie's estimated net worth is $7 million.

Some Africa musicians and their estimated net

Oliver Mtukudzi – Zimbabwe - Estimated net worth :  $145 Million.

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Akon - Senegal - Estimated net worth: $80 million

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Davido – Nigeria - Estimated net worth: $16 million

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Wizkid – Nigeria - Estimated net worth: $12 million

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Don Jazzy – Nigeria - Estimated net worth: $10 million

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Sarkodie – Ghana - Estimated net worth: $7 million.

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Tinashe – Zimbabwe - Estimated net worth: $6 million

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Black Coffee – South Africa - Estimated net worth:  $2 million

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Hugh Masekela – South Africa - estimated net worth:$15 million

Sarkodie makes Forbes top 10 richest musicians in Africa

Jidenna – Nigeria - Estimated net worth: $1 million

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