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It’s enchanting how enormous numbers of Nigerian music artists are toping their game via their qualities.

However, so many of these talents were not inspired to thrive for their music dreams via penury but with passion because they were already born rich.

In this circumstance, they are not striving to defeat penury but to establish their names globally.

If you muse to know these top stars who never suffered penury, check out below.


The Nigerian songwriter and singer, Davido who is known poorly as David Adeleke has never tasted penury because of his multi-billionaire father, who is known popularly as Adedeji Adeleke. David was born prosperous.

David was born in Atlanta, Georgia, United States in the year 1992. Unpopular to most of Davido’s fans, he grew up in Atlanta shortly before he migrated to Nigeria where he attended his secondary school education at the British International School in Lagos, Nigeria.

His father was quite a multi-billionaire businessman who is very passionate about his children and that was why Davido never saw penury.

At the age of 16, Davido moved back to the US to study business administration at Oakwood University in Alabama where his musical inspiration began. He acquired some musical instruments and began making beats. His passion even thrust him to dump school which grieved his father.  Davido at the beginning of his career lamented severally the complications he encountered when he dumped school because his father was not in support of his musical life in the beginning. So he had a long mark to prove and convince his father about the great qualities in him.

When he proved his qualities to his father, he was forced to pause his musical career and honour his father’s stake. He was enrolled in Babcock university where he graduated with a degree in music. His father paid the university to start a music department for an inaugural class of one student who was tagged Davido.

It was also rumoured that Davido’s father sponsored Davido’s musical career with 1 billion nairas.

Adedeji Adeleke is the founder of Adeleke University while his late wife was a lecturer.

DJ Cuppy

The Nigerian prominent DJ who is known poorly as Florence Ifeoluwa Otedola and publicly addressed as DJ Cuppy is also recognised as a Nigerian music artiste who never tasted penury since the genesis of her life journey.

She was born on November 11, 1992, in Lagos State Nigeria where she grew up and moved to London at the age of 13.

As well known to all, DJ Cuppy is a second daughter to the Nigerian multi-billionaire business mogul, Femi Otedola who has established his wealth to the most enchanting currency and worth.

Femi Otedola is a Nigerian businessman and Philanthropist. He is the founder of Zenon Petroleum and Gas Ltd, and the owner of several other businesses across shipping, real estate and finance. His Net worth is worth over $2 billion which has best assured DJ Cuppy unlimited prosperous life.

DJ Cuppy has never tasted penury since she was born. She is also a sister to the Nigerian singer, Mr Eazi’s girlfriend, Temi Otedola.


The Nigerian rapper, actor, songwriter and singer who has made his mark in the Nigerian music firm is also a star who was born rich. He has never tasted penury till date.

The outstanding rapper who is known poorly as Folarin Falana began his journey of buoyancy in his teens when he was still at secondary school after forming an entertainment group known as “The School Boys” with his school friends.

Falz was born on 27 October 1990 in Mushin Lagos where he acquired his secondary and university education.

Falz musical career was never termed complicated for his father, Femi Falana is a Nigerian professional Lawyer who values human rights. His successful career has earned him a lot of money.  So Falz was never worried about his musical sponsorship.

The Nigerian singer also has bagged multiple music awards and has established a rigid fan base. He played a big role in the EndSARS protest which was disrupted by the Lekki Tollgate Massacre which claimed a lot of innocent souls.

Naeto C 

The Nigerian rapper, Naeto C is also categorised as one of the Nigerian music artists who was born into a rich family.

The Nigerian maestro who is known erroneously as  Naetochukwu Chikwe was born on 17 December 1982 in Houston, Texas United States to a prosperous family of Kema Chikwe and Herbert Chikwe.

His childhood was simply easy. Ranging from his teenage age, he also didn’t taste complication following the well-to-do root of his parents.

He further pushed his career and was recognised as one of the faces of the Nigerian music firm as of then.

His parents were allergic to hustling as his father turned out to be the owner of Somachi Investment, his mother; a passionate politician. He was never worried about money.


The Nigerian songwriter and singer who is known from home as Damilola Afolabi was also born into a wealthy family.

He was born on April 10, 1993, into a billionaire family. His Father, Taiwo Afolabi is a multi-billionaire businessman and lawyer. He is the founder and current C.E.O of SIFAX Group, a conglomerate that deals in Maritime, Aviation, Haulage, Hospitality, Financial Services and Oil and Gas.

L.A.X musical financial institutions were pretty much accessible and easy amidst the root of his family. He was not bothered about money.

The young Maestro started his musical career as a rapper and was a member of a three-man group called ‘Flyboiz’ while he was still in high school. However, LAX started recording in the united state after leaving the group. His musical qualities infused to an extent that it attracted the Nigerian singer, Wizkid who signed him to his record Label ‘star boy entertainment’. They went further and released their first hit together titled ‘Caro’. The song surpassed multiple charts which introduced LAX to the limelight. Amidst his breakthrough, he never hesitated and further released multiple hit songs to his name.

LAX is currently an independent musical maestro who has collaborated with Nigerian top stars like Wizkid and Davido.