Sarkodie has been named the second richest 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.
Akon - Senegal - Estimated net worth: $80 million
Davido – Nigeria - Estimated net worth: $16 million
Wizkid – Nigeria - Estimated net worth: $12 million
Don Jazzy – Nigeria - Estimated net worth: $10 million
Sarkodie – Ghana - Estimated net worth: $7 million.
Tinashe – Zimbabwe - Estimated net worth: $6 million
Black Coffee – South Africa - Estimated net worth: $2 million
Hugh Masekela – South Africa - estimated net worth:$15 million
Jidenna – Nigeria - Estimated net worth: $1 million