When we talk about the music industry in Nigeria, gospel music is one of the most sought-after category of music. Gospel music had brought some of her singers into the spotlight over the years, having their names written boldly in the heart of many citizens.
Though not all Nigerian gospel artists are very popular, but some gospel artists are earning big, either with a single track, or a full album release.
Below are the top 5 richest and biggest earning gospel musicians in Nigeria:
With a net worth of $750,000, the renowned Nigerian Christian singer is the richest gospel singer in Nigeria. In 1995, Sammie Okposo started his music career and has gone to win a series of awards. When we talk about gospel singers from the South-South, he is the best and most decorated gospel artist from the region. The popular gospel singer makes money from live performances in gospel shows, album sales, and his businesses.
Frank Ugochukwu Edwards follows after Sammie, with a net worth of $600,000. Frank Edward is a global gospel singer who owns a music label, Runtown Records. He has featured some international artists like Don Moen. With a series of awards, he makes money from endorsement deals, music album sales, live performances in gospel shows, and music production.
Net worth – $500,000
The worship team leader and Jazzman discovered his passion at a tender age. Nathaniel Bassey has featured in many concerts, church crusades, and has also served as the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) music director. With music productions, concerts, album sales, and other businesses, he has a net worth of $500,000.
Net Worth: $400,000
Born Osinachi Kalu, she is the first African gospel singer to be featured on the Billboard Christian Music cha. With a net worth of $400,000, she is the richest female gospel singer in Nigeria. Her earnings mainly stream from live gospel performance, endorsement deals, and album sales.
Net Worth: $350,000
Eben is one of the talented gospel singers in Nigeria. He is the CEO of Hammer House of Rock record label. Just like many gospel artists, his earning comes through his album sales, concerts, live performances, and other gospel shows.