In a previous article we revealed in details the top 10 Richest Pastors In Nigeria, today our focus is centered on the Top 10 Richest Gospel Artists In Nigeria and Their Networth.
Gospel music is a very different and unique genre of music, one that involves the song being inspired by a divine being. Gospel artists are often not as popular as hip-hop, pop and reggae artist. Their songs are not born out of the desire to entertain rather they are simply songs recorded to honor God and spread peace and love. It is more likely for Christians to listen too gospel music as it can be found more appealing to the soul and helps them stay connected to Christ all the time.
The basis for this ranking the Top 10 Richest Gospel Artists in Nigeria and Their Networth was based on the following;
Sales on iTunes
Income from shows and tours
The Artist having his/her own label or being signed to a label.
*Note the networth of is being calculated in dollars to enable a more comprehensive figure.
10. Yinka Ayefele
Estimated Net Worth: $270,000
Yinka Ayefele is a very rich Nigerian indiginous music producer and gospel singer. Yinka, whose songs are mostly in Yoruba language, began his music career in 1997 after he was involved in a ghastly motor accident which damaged his spinal cord and confined him to a wheelchair for the rest of his life.
His first album titled Bitter Experience which was released in 1998 brought him into the limelight. He earns money from gospel concerts, live shows and social functions, album sales and endorsement deals.
Yinka Ayefele is celebrated as the only gospel artist to have received a national award after he was conferred with Member of the Order of the Nigeria, MON.