List: 2016’s Top 10 Richest Fuji Musicians In Nigeria
There is a lot of change in Nigeria Music Industry and it no longer shocking that Fuji music has become a “hot cake” in Nigeria today with hordes of artist vecturing into the music genre.
In time past, Fuji music was not accepted by many and because of this fact it was very impossible for it to go viral. But fast farward to 2016, fuji music is now one of the most soughted after music in Nigeria. Resulting from this fact, fuji musicans has been able to make alot of cash from the business putting them among the richest musicians in Nigeria today.
It worthy to note that Fuji music is more dominant in the Western part of the country. The Yorubas listen and dance to Fuji music in any occasion whether its a birthday party, naming or marriage ceremony etc. Fuji music is their kind of song. Fuji musicians are from the Western part of of Nigeria and Yoruba is their dialect.
10. Remi Aluko – Net Worth | N55 Million
This is one man who – as a Christian – has made a name for himself as one of the leading fuji stars around.
Remi Aluko‘s songs aren’t only the best you can get around, and he also has interestingly amazing following. He’s well known as Ajela.
He’s fond of giving a fuji touch to several hip hop tunes, but he appeals to a large audience that are mostly transporters or conductors.
9. Taiye Currency – Net Worth | N85 Million
Currently, the most successful and popular fuji act in Oyo State with an impressive fan base in Ibadan, Taiye Currency joins the list as one of the leading and popular fuji artistes in recent time.
For over a decade, Taiye has held down his Ibadan base and remains committed to giving the large fan base in Oyo State quality fuji music.
8. Muri Thunder – Net Worth | N100 Million
Several years ago, Muri Thunder rose from the Ajegunle/Amukoko slums to become a respected fuji artiste.
At a young age, Muri appealed to a much older audience as he consistently maintained that he took cues from the late Sikiru Ayinde Barrister.
He has remained consistent in his game doing as much as he can to remain relevant and just like a few others on this list, he shares a considerable fan base with other fuji acts.
7. Shefiu Alao – Net Worth | N200 Million
Shefiu Alao is the king of Ogun State with his ‘musical palace’ situated in the heart of Abeokuta.
Love or it or hate it, this list can’t be complete without the inclusion of the fuji singer. He sings good songs and majority of Yoruba’s prefers him to other Fuji musicians because of the quality of his songs.
6. Sule Alao Malaika – Net Worth | N300 Million
Sule Alao Malaika, known as Malaika as his stage name, he has performed in numerous countries such as Canada, Malaysia, Ireland, Wales, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Egypt, Libya and so on.
Malaika is a talented Fuji musician that is loved by many he recently completed his multi million house in Ajah, Lagos state, he is one of the richest Fuji musician in Nigeria.
5. Adewale Ayuba – Net Worth | N400 Million
Adewale Ayuba is among the few Educated Fuji Musician in Nigeria. The Bonsue Fuji act was among the first set of Glo Ambassador unveiled many years back.
His style of Fuji is Unique and Distinctive among the rest. The Hotelier is no doubt one of the Richest Fui Musicians in Nigeria.
4. Saheed Osupa – Net Worth | N450 Million
King Saheed Osupa is a native of Ibadan, Oyo state, he started singing in 1983 and has released over 20 albums. He is the only musician that released four in one albums in Nigeria.
Saheed Osupa performs in more than ten shows in a week, he has made a lot of money and name for himself as a Fuji musician in Nigeria and his net worth is N450 million.
3. Pasuma Wonder – Net Worth | N455 Milllion
Alhaji Pasuma Wonder was just an ordinary Fuji musician before his block buster “Orobokibo” album was released in 1995 and his life never remained the same again.
The “Orobokibo” has become a popular slang in the western part of Nigeria, Pasuma has properties worth millions of naira.
2. Abass Akande Obesere – Net Worth | N500 Million
Abass Akande Obesere is well known for his radical songs, he is one of the most successful Fuji musician in Nigeria, he started music right from his primary school days.
Obesere has released many albums since he started singing such as Asakasa, Omorapala Overthrow, Egungun Be Careful, Obaadan, Mr. Teacher, Effissy etc. Obesere is also a businessman, and have acquired many properties over the years, his net worth is N500 million.
1. Ayinde Wasiu Marshal – Net Worth | N750 Million
Ayinde Wasiu Mashal popularly known as Kwam 1 and Obaluaye of Fuji. He was born on 3rd of March, 1957 in Lagos Island.
Ayinde Wasiu Mashal has released over 50 albums since he started singing. K1 De Ultimate, has been the most recognizable name in the genre since the mid – to late 1990s and in the late 1990s. Kwam 1 is the current richest Fuji musician in Nigeria, with a total net worth of N750 million.