Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, well known as Bobi Wine has been named as the richest musician in East Africa, beating Tanzania’s Diamond Platinumz and several other artistes.
Bobi Wine, who now does both music and politics has a net worth of $7M, which is roughly UGX26Bn) tops the list of the richest musicians in East Africa, 2020.
The rankings, that were done after a thorough research by Kenya’s leading online magazine,Tuko Kenya exclude several artistes that have improved their earnings like Eddy Kenzo, Sauti Sol. It also leaves out all Rwandan and Burundian artistes as their industry is still a pup.
Below is the full list.
1. Bobi Wine – Ugandan Musician and Politician $7M (UGX 26Bn).
2. Jose Chameleone – Ugandan Musician and Politian $6.2M – (23Bn)
3. Diamond Platnumz – Tanzania’s singer and businessman $5.1M
4. Alkiba – Tanzania’s singer $5M
5. Lady JayDee – Tanzania’s singer and businesswoman $3.9M
6. Jaguar – Kenyan artist and philanthropist $3.2M
7. Akothee – Kenyan artist and businesswoman $3.2M
8. Professor Jay – Tanzania’s legendary singer and politician $3.1M
9. Bebe Cool – Ugandan Musician $500,000 (UGX 1.86Bn)
10. Khaligraph Jones – Kenyan Rapper $400,000