10 Richest Musicians in South Africa

Times have been good to the South African music industry. Our music has never been so popular.

Not only have South African musicians been getting recognition internationally by ways of nominations for awards and as well as winning awards. They have also been getting that money.

Here are 10 Richest Musicians in South Africa:

DJ Euphonik

He is a Disc Jockey, music producer and a radio presenter. He predominately plays house music. He has made investments in property and owns numerous properties. He has travelled the world playing his music in countries such as Miami, New York, Ibiza, UK, Spain, Dubai and of course he has travelled all over South Africa.  He has collaborated with Italian shoe company Superga to produce limited edition sneakers. According to The Net Worth Portal DJ Euphonik’s estimated net worth is more than $2,5 million

DJ Sbu

He is a Disc Jockey, a founder of TS Records and Founder of MoFaya energy drink. He is also believed to have been the masked kwaito star, but he has never publicly admitted to being Mzekezeke.

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He currently hosts the DJ Sbu Breakfast on Massiv Metro. According to The Net Worth Portal DJ Sbu’s estimated net worth is $2 million.


He is a hip hop recording artist, a record producer as well as a businessman. In 2011 he released his solo studio album and has since become a mega superstar in South Africa as well as internationally.  Prior to his solo success he was part of the rap group Entity. He has also landed himself numerous endorsement deals reportedly worth millions. According to The Net Worth Portal AKA’s estimated net worth is $11,4 million.

 Steve Hofmeyr

He is a Afrikaans pop singer, a songwriter, an actor and a television presenter. His first album I could find is titled Desertbound and was released in 1989. In total I found 30 albums that he has released throughout his career. According to Celebrity Bio Steve Hofmeyr’s estimated net worth is $20 million.

Die Antwoord

Die Antwoord is a hip hop group formed in Cape Town in 2008. The members are Ninja and Yolandi Visser. Their musical and visual style incorporates elements of “zef” culture. They perform in Afrikaans, Xhosa and English. They have their own record label “Zef”. They also have a huge following on YouTube with over 500 million video views on their YouTube channel. The group has a reported estimated net worth of R56 million and an annual revenue of R8 million.

Also read: 10 Most Watched Hip Hop Music Videos of 2017 | South Africa

Cassper Nyovest

He is an independent hip hop recording artist, a record producer, a businessman and owns his own record label “Family Tree.” His debut solo studio album Tsholofelo which was released in 2014 has been certified multi-platinum by the Recording Industry of South Africa. He has endorsement deals reported to be worth millions. According to The Net Worth Portal Cassper Nyovest’s estimated net worth is around $800 thousand.


He is a recording artist, Disc Jocky, record producer and a businessman. Oskido is a founder of the record label Kalawa Jazmee Records. Kalawa Jazmee has had numerous successful artists since it was form in 1992 as Kalawa. According to The Net Worth Portal Oskido’s estimated net worth is around $2 million.

Black Coffee

He is a Disc Jockey and a record producer. Under his own record label Soulistic Music in 2005 he released his debut studio which was self-titled. He has released a total of five albums and a live DVD. He has collaborated with international artist like Usher, Alicia Keys and Drake. He a toured internationally and some would say he is the most prominent electronic music producer in Africa. According to The Net Worth Portal Black Coffee’s estimated net worth is around $2 million.

Juanita Du Plessis

She is an Afrikaans singer who begun her singing career in 1998 with her debut album titled Juanita. I was able to find over 18 of her albums and all of them had been certified platinum with some even multi-platinum. Her Wikipedia page states that the total sales of all her albums sum up to 2,400 000 sold. Juanita Du Plessis net worth is unknown.

Rebecca Malope

She is a multi-award winning gospel singer and a television presenter. Her music career started in 1984. She has released 35 albums over the past 3 decades and most of them have reached platinum or multi-platinum statuses. She has reportedly sold over 10 million albums worldwide, making her the biggest selling gospel artist of all time. She is known as the Queen of Gospel. According to Wiki Net Worth Rebecca Malope’s estimated net worth is $5 million.

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