30 Richest Nigerian DJs: Top Disco Jockeys 2022

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Richest Nigerian DJs

For those of you who don’t know, the word “DJ” simply means DISCO JOCKEY. 

Everyone is familiar with the operations of a DJ but not everyone knows that they earn quite a lot of income just scratching the wheels.

In fact, some of these DJ’s actually earn more than some performing artists. Gone are the days when all a DJ could do was scratch and mix tracks.

Nowadays, the job description could also include; MCing, Hyping, and even dropping hit tracks themselves. 

Today, we’re looking at 30 richest DJ’s in Nigeria for the year 2022. Without wasting time any further, let’s hop on to the list.

DJ SOUPAMODEL (NET WORTH UNAVAILABLE)

Richest Nigerian DJs

Richest Nigerian DJs

The Nigerian disc jockey, whose real name is Aderonke Ariyo, rose to prominence in her home country for her House music remixes of tracks by Mavin artists Dr Sid and Tiwa Savage. She is also well-known for her electronic dance music (EDM) (Electronic Dance Music). She is dubbed as Africa’s first female DJ and owns a record label.

DJ SWITCH ($800,000)

Richest Nigerian DJs

Richest Nigerian DJs

Obianuju Catherine Udeh is a native of Udi town in Enugu State. She is a graduate of UNIPORT who belonged to the music band called Da Pulse.

DJ Switch began her spotlight experience when she won the Glo X-Factor in 2013, this earned recording deals with both Sony and PSquare. She also won the Star Quest reality music competition. She has won the following awards:

2016 – Top Naija Music Award for Best DJ

2016 – City People Music Award for Best DJ (Female)

DJ GAMBIT ($100,000)

Richest Nigerian DJs

Richest Nigerian DJs

Going by the real names Eke God’swill, DJ GAMBIT is a fast-rising act in the jockey industry. He was born on 19th April 1996, which makes him 26 years old. 

He is also the CEO of DJ Gambit Entertainment, Connectnaija Promotions Entertainment. 

DJ BIG N ($250,000)

Richest Nigerian DJs

Richest Nigerian DJs

Big N is Marvin’s Records’ in-house DJ. He began his Disc Jockey career in the UK, where he used to perform at local clubs in the West Midlands before performing as a guest DJ at the Palms Club in Coventry and later at Club “Release.”

He’s worked on a number of Mavins Records mixtapes, including the label’s theme song “Mavin All-Stars,” “Energy Mixtape,” and others.

Richest Nigerian DJs

Big N has also toured with some of the label’s most popular artists, including Tiwa Savage on her debut American tour.

He’s also the founder of the group known as ALTERNATE SOUNDS. His real name are Nonso Temisan Ajufo.

DJ ENIMONEY ($350,000)

Richest Nigerian DJs

Richest Nigerian DJs

Eniola Olamilekan Adedeji, also known as DJ Enimoney, is the official DJ of Olamide’s record label, YBNL.

Enimoney has recorded his own songs in which he has featured various renowned musicians like Olamide, Tiwa Savage, Reekado Banks, and others, despite his professional training as a DJ.

He’s also been nominated for various awards and won the City People Music Award for Best Collaboration of the Year in 2018 for the song “Diet.”

DJ CONSEQUENCE ($400,000)

Richest Nigerian DJs

Richest Nigerian DJs

Akeredolu Precious Pelumi, whose stage name is DJ Consequence, is a native of Ondo state who grew up in Lagos. He has released numerous tracks and mixtapes, as well as two albums named “Vibes from the Future” and “VIBES – The Mixtape”.

He also won the City People Music Award for DJ of the year ( Male Category).

 DJ SOSE ($450,000)

Richest Nigerian DJs

Richest Nigerian DJs

Being the only DJ in Nigeria who has a facial tattoo, Thomas Amar-Aigbe also known as DJ Sose is one of those entertainers who love to stand out by coming up with unique styles.

Quoting his response to questions about his facial tattoo, he said, “ My face tattoo is my trademark– a marketing strategy to make me stand out. … You can forget my name but you can never forget my face”.

Gray Tiger Entertainment has signed the 2011 FAB Awards Nominee for the category of “DJ Of The Year”, and the Nigerian Radio Awards Nominee also for the category of “Best DJ”, who has been making his presence felt in the Nigerian music industry. 

DJ LAMBO ($500,000)

Richest Nigerian DJs

Richest Nigerian DJs

DJ Lambo is the CEO of Choi Boy Nation, a Chocolate City imprint musical company. Being one of the few female DJ’s, this feat on its own is praiseworthy. Her real name is Olawunmi Okerayi.

DJ Lambo is a force to be reckoned with in the Nigerian entertainment industry, having performed live three times on Nigeria’s most famous show, The BigBrother Naija (BBN).

Richest Nigerian DJs

The city people entertainment awards winner for the category of “DJ of the year” has released her personal album titled “A Tale Of Two Cities”.

Also known as DJ Lamborghini, she is really giving the guys a run for their money in the entertainment industry. She has worked with the likes of Ice Prince, M.I, Jesse Jagz, Cynthia Morgan, e.t.c.

DJ CAISE ($550,000)

Richest Nigerian DJs

Richest Nigerian DJs

Derin Phillips, DJ Caise, may not be a household name, but one thing is certain: he is creating waves in the music world.

DJ Caise has released a number of mixtapes that include Old School, Hip Hop, Funky House, House music, and Afro beats.

Richest Nigerian DJs

He is the resident DJ at both the Beats FM (99.9) and Chocolate City, the record label owned by M.I. 

He’s best known for his mixing prowess and has performed at numerous hit shows including MTV, BET and Big Brother Africa. 

DJ JIMMY JATT ($700,000)

Richest Nigerian DJs

Richest Nigerian DJs

Although he was born and brought up in Lagos, he’s a native of ijebu ode in Ogun State just like Wizkid.

He started his career as a rapper going by the stage name, Master J. but after a long spell of not being signed on to a record label, he switched to DJing with the stage name DJ Jimmy Jatt!

Born on the 15th of October, 1966, he is one of the pioneering DJ’s in Nigeria. He won the Hip Hop World Hall of Fame award at the Headies in 2006 and in 2008, he started Jimmy’s Jump Off Concert.

DJ KAYWISE ($740,000)

Richest Nigerian DJs

Richest Nigerian DJs

CEO of Kaywise Entertainment, DJ Kaywise came into the spotlight in 2010 when his mixtapes took Alaba Market by storm.

He has released several hit songs and mixtapes and featured some popular artists.

Richest Nigerian DJs

He has won the City People Entertainment award for DJ of the year category, 2015.

That same year, he also won the Nigerian Entertainment awards for DJ of the year

DJ BADDO ($800,000)

Richest Nigerian DJs

Richest Nigerian DJs

His real name is Godfrey Egbe, DJ Baddo was born in Lagos but is a native of Edo State.

He has collaborated with many Nigerian artists and he’s the main man in the promotional mix business.

DJ SPINALL ($850,000)

Richest Nigerian DJs

Richest Nigerian DJs

He is known for some of his songs which includes:

“No Sorrow” (feat. Pheelz) (2015)

“Package” (feat. Davido and Del B) (2016)

“Baba” (feat. Kiss Daniel) (2018)

“Omoge” (feat. Dotman) (2018)

“Ohema” (feat. Mr Eazi) (2016)

“Pepe Dem” (feat. Yemi Alade) 2017

Richest Nigerian DJs

He is known for his unique way of dressing and his style of play. Sodamola Oluseyi Desmond was the first Nigerian DJ to tour the US with foreign endorsement.

He is currently signed with Atlantic Record Lab in the UK. 

DJ HUMILITY ($900,000)

Richest Nigerian DJs

Richest Nigerian DJs

H.Records was founded by him and he is currently employed as an in-house DJ at Rhythm 93.7 FM Lagos. He is also the founder of the Classic DJs yearly disc jockeying event.

Richest Nigerian DJs

He has also published three CDs that have won him various awards such as Best World DJ NEA, and FAB Magazine’s DJ of the year. His real name is Benedict Afagbe..

DJ NEPTUNE ($1.1M)

Richest Nigerian DJs

Richest Nigerian DJs

He is a multiple award-winning DJ who happens to be a native of Edo State. His DJ style is exceptional and it cuts across every genre of music. He is the CEO of Neptune Entertainment. He has 8 awards to his name including collaborations with so many superstars.

DJ ECOOL ($1.2M)

Richest Nigerian DJs

Richest Nigerian DJs

He is signed to DMW and has released over 13 mixtapes. His real name is Ebianga Ikpeme and he is one DJ with a touch of gold dye on his hair.

He’s been in this game since 2009.

DJ CUPPY ($1.8M)

Richest Nigerian DJs

Richest Nigerian DJs

DJ Cuppy is a well-known figure in the Nigerian music business and the country as a whole.

She is one of the four daughters of Femi Otedola, Nigeria’s commercial entrepreneur and oil billionaire. 

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She is a very successful Nigeria DJ who has recorded over 12 albums with prominent artists such as Wyclef Jean.

Richest Nigerian DJs

The pink-haired DJ is the wealthiest female DJ in the world.

She is the official DJ ambassador for pepsi and also for Global Citizen Education.

 DJ COUBLON ($2M)

Richest Nigerian DJs

Richest Nigerian DJs

Akwuba Charles Ugochukwu also known as DJ Coublon was born on 4th november, 1989. 

He signed onto Made Men Music Group between 2014 to 2016. He started his career in Onitsha and moved to Lagos in 2013.

 DJ XCLUSIVE ($2.2M)

Richest Nigerian DJs

Richest Nigerian DJs

DJ Xclusive began his career as a disc jockey in 2003. He hasn’t shown any indications of slowing down since then.

He has almost 17 commercially successful hit singles to his credit. Several record labels were interested in his unusual style of play, including Banky W’s E.M.E (Empire Mates Entertainment), which signed him in 2012.

Since then, he has risen to become the wealthiest DJ in the world.

Richest Nigerian DJs

Other DJs are DJ REAL, DJ OBI, DJ FRIZZIE, DJ TOMMY, DJ GOSPORELLA, DJ NANA, DJ KENTALKY just to mention a few. 

 

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