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Top 10 Richest Musicians In South Africa As Of 2021.

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We’ll tell you about the top ten (10) richest musicians in South Africa in 2021. There are a handful of outstanding musicians making waves in South Africa. When compared to musicians from other African countries, they perform admirably.
Many of these artists have collaborated internationally and have won numerous international awards. South Africa is becoming one of Africa’s leading producers of Hip-Hop artists, thanks to the rapidity with which musicians are putting out incredible songs.

We have compiled a list of South Africa’s richest musicians, who currently control the country’s music industry. Importantly, Forbes – the world’s best ranking organization – is said to have officially announced this list.

The top 10 richest musicians in South Africa are;

Steve Hofmeyr – Net worth $18.3million (R273 million)

Steve Hofmeyr is a South African singer, songwriter, writer, actor and TV presenter born on 29 August 1964. Since 1989, the Afrikaans fingerstyle guitarist who has released the hit albums Desertbound and Beautiful Noise has been active in the music industry.

He is currently the Richest Musician in South Africa with an estimated net worth of $18.3 million by Forbes.

Steve Hofmeyr Social Media Accounts;

Steve Hofmeyr on Twitter

Steve Hofmeyr on Instagram

Steve Hofmeyr on Facebook

Steve Hofmeyr on YouTube

AKA – Net worth $10.4million (R155.6 million)

Kiernan Jarryd Forbes, well known by his stage name AKA, is a South African rapper who is well-known internationally and has won numerous awards for his rapping prowess.

Kiernan Jarryd Forbes was born and raised in Cape Town, Western Cape, and rose to prominence at a teen age in 2011 after the release of his debut album, Altar Ego, and the single “Victory Lap.”

AKA has a net worth of $10.4million, according to Net Worth Portal, making him South Africa’s second richest musician.

AKA’s Social Media Accounts;

AKA on Twitter

AKA on Instagram

AKA on Facebook

AKA on YouTube

Rebecca Malope – Net worth $4.4million (R65.25 million)

Batsogile Lovederia Malope well-known on stage as Rebecca Malope. She is a multi-award-winning gospel singer, song writer and a TV host from South Africa.

“The African Queen of Gospel,” as she is known, is her appellation. Her musical career stretches back over three decades.

She has 35 gospel Albums to her credit and has served as a show judge on some of Africa’s most prominent television shows.

Rebecca Malope has an estimated net worth of $4.4million.

Rebecca Malope’s Social Media Accounts;

Rebecca Malope on Twitter

Rebecca Malope on Instagram

Rebecca Malope on Facebook

Rebecca Malope on YouTube

Die Antwoord – Net worth $3.8million (R56 million)

Die Antwoord is a South African hip hop group made up of two Cape Town-based musicians, Ninja and Yolandi Visser, who also serve as producers for the group. They began their career together in 2008 and have since grown in popularity and fame as they continue to wow their fans with their incredible performances.

Watkin Tudor Jones, popularly known as Ninja Die Antwoord, was born on September 26th, 1974. He is an actor, music video director, rapper, record producer, and composer who is 44 years old.

He was the lead vocalist in the band Max Normal, which released an album in 2001, before forming Antwoord. After the band dissolved, he formed the Constructus Corporation, which too dissolved in 2003. Max Normal was later renamed MaxNormal.TV, a hip hop group. He and Yolandi formed Die Antwoord in 2008.

Yolandi Visser is the group’s female vocalist. She was named Anri du Toit and was born on December 1, 1984, in Port Alfred, South Africa. Yolandi was raised in Die Antwoord with her older brother. She and her brother had been adopted by a church preacher and his wife.

She began her education at St. Dominic’s Catholic School, an all-girls school, when she was five years old. She went on to the Lady Grey Arts Academy to further her study. She is a rapper, actress, songwriter, and music director who is 34 years old. Yolandi Visser was a member of The Constructus Corporation and MaxNormal TV before joining Die Antwoord.

They have an estimated net worth of $3.78 million.

Die Antwoord’s Social Media Accounts;

Die Antwoord on Twitter

Die Antwoord on Instagram

Die Antwoord on Facebook

Die Antwoord on YouTube

Dj Euphonik – Net worth $2.3million (R34 million)

Dj Euphonik, whose true name is Themba Mbongeni Nkosi, was born in Mpumalanga, South Africa, on December 6, 1983 (age 37). He is a South African DJ, music producer, and radio presenter.

He grew up in Likazi before migrating to Klerksdorp and finally Benoni. Artists like The Spinners, Marvin Gaye, Stimela, and Hugh Masekela, who his father listened to, inspired his early love of music.

Euphonik’s net worth is reported to be at $2.3 million, or 34 million South African Rand. His singing career and his private property business are his primary sources of revenue. Euphonik is one of South Africa’s richest DJs.

He is, however, an ambassador for the Bridges For Music charity in South Africa, where he mentors emerging South African electronic musicians and DJs.

Dj Euphonik’s Social Media Accounts;

Dj Euphonik on Twitter

Dj Euphonik on Facebook

Dj Euphonik on Instagram

Dj Euphonik on YouTube

Black Coffee – Net worth $1.9million (R28.5 million)

Nkosinathi Innocent Maphumulo is the actual name of Black Coffee. He is a multi-award-winning DJ and record producer. He is a strong title contender of Africa’s most famous DJ.

Despite having been in the music industry since 1995, his career took off in 2003 when he joined the Red Bull Music Academy and became known for his deep, soulful house music compilations.

Following his participation in the 2004 Red Bull Music Academy in Cape Town, he rose to fame. Since then, he’s released several albums to his credit under his own music record label known as Soulistic Music.

He has garnered a large following as a result of his performances on both local and international platforms. Black Coffee toured globally in 2015, performing at shows all around the world.

Canada, Spain, Japan, France, Germany, Italy, and many others are among the countries where he has performed. In Ibiza, he was also named Breakthrough DJ Of The Year.

According to Forbes, his net worth is estimated to be $1.9 million. His net worth is based on his business, music business/career, investments, and other hidden sources.

Black Coffee’s Social Media Accounts;

Black Coffee on Twitter

Black Coffee on Instagram

Black Coffee on Facebook

Black Coffee on YouTube

Dj SBU – Net worth $1.8million (R27.3 million)

DJ Sbu whose real name is Sbusiso Leope was born in Tembisa, South Africa on 1979. He is a famous writer and TV host from South Africa.

He works in an industry for a long time to get fame. DJ Sbu is a very popular author and TV host. Likewise his TV hosting, he works on the Radio stations and done his work there also.

After finishing school in 1993 and decided to study at the University of the Media University of Africa. In his childhood he like maths. But after finishing his studies he decided to choose his career in the TV industry.

He is currently one of the richest musicians in South Africa. He has an estimated net worth of $1.8million (R27.3 million). Dj Sbu is a successful entrepreneur in addition to his music career. He is the owner of the MoFaya energy drink, which he sold 26% of it production to Coca-Cola.

Dj Sbu’s Social Media Accounts;

Dj Sbu on Twitter

Dj Sbu on Instagram

Dj Sbu on Facebook

Dj Sbu on YouTube

DJ Oskido – Net worth $1.8million (R27.3 million)

Oscar Sibongikosi Mdlongwa, popularly known as Oskido or DJ Oskido, has been a part of the South African music industry since 1989, when he was given the opportunity to stand in for the usual DJ at a club where he sold sausages, and he hasn’t looked back since.

As a result, Oskido has established himself as one of South Africa’s creators of the Kwaito sound. He was also instrumental in the development of emerging sounds like Amapiano and the rise of genres like Afro-House.

More importantly, Oskido’s work in the music industry has been extremely fulfilling. He has amassed a very considerable net worth as a result of his efforts and hustling. He is one of the wealthiest musicians in South Africa. His net worth is estimated to be above $1.8 million, or over 27 million South African rands, as of 2021.

DJ Oskido Social Media Accounts;

DJ Oskido on Twitter

DJ Oskido on Instagram

DJ Oskido on Facebook

DJ Oskido on YouTube

Cassper Nyovest – Net worth $634,116.84 (R9.55 million)

Cassper Nyovest (born Refiloe Maele Phoolo) is a South African rapper, songwriter, entrepreneur, and record producer. He was born and raised in Mahikeng, North West, South Africa.

His music has gained popularity both locally and internationally over the years. Cassper has sold out a number of gigs in South Africa as well as on international stages.
His musical career began when he was 12 years old. This is where he began rapping while still in high school.

After failing his grade 10 examinations, he made the decision to drop out of school.
He was signed with the Impact Sounds record company in 2006, but left owing to minor disputes. He subsequently went on to become an independent musician, which inspired him to establish his own record label, Family Tree Records.

After releasing his debut album, Tsholofelo, the rapper soared to recognition and fame. This album was a huge success for him, and it marked his breakthrough into the mainstream music industry.

He’s done incredibly well as a professional musician since then.

Cassper is believed to be worth $634,116.84 (R9.55 million).

Cassper Nyovest earns money from direct album and song sales, concert tickets, companies and endorsement deals, tours, and brand influencing, much like any other musician.

Cassper Nyovest’s Social Media Accounts;

Cassper Nyovest on Twitter

Cassper Nyovest on Instagram

Cassper Nyovest on Facebook

Cassper Nyovest on YouTube

Juanita Du Plessis – Net worth $597,597.02 (R9 million)

Juanita du Plessis is a well-known South African music Singer, songwriter, entertainer, stage performer, and an entrepreneur who was born in South Africa on April 26, 1972.

Juanita Du Plessis began her music career in 1998 with the release of her debut Album, Juanita, sold over 1 million copies. That year, she was named best singer, best songwriter, and the Association’s Award for Outstanding Achievement by the CMA (Country Music Association of Namibia).

The award-winning singer and songwriter is well known for her hit song Ska-Rhumba.

Ska-Rumba, her best-selling dance-pop anthem released in early 2001, pushed her back to the top of the charts. Juanita’s performance in several types of music genres ranging from country pop to gospel songs, as well as her birth into a creative family, appear to be the reasons for her continued popularity.

Juanita launched her debut Gospel album, Alty Daar Gospel Vol 1, in 2004, despite her love for country music. Juanita du Plessis is regarded as one of Africa’s most successful female musicians, having released over thirty albums.

Juanita Du Plessis net worth is estimated to be around $597,597.02 as of 2021. Her fortune stems primarily from her singing career and business ventures, which include her record label.

Juanita Du Plessis’ Social Media Accounts;

Juanita Du Plessis on Twitter

Juanita Du Plessis on Instagram

Juanita Du Plessis on Facebook

Juanita Du Plessis on YouTube


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