Making it in the music business is definitely not easy. Music is a personal thing for listeners, it gets us through our hard days and makes our best moments that much more memorable. But longevity of even the your favourite or the most talents has proven to be easier said than done. But get it right and you could be propelled into the inner circle of the nation’s multimillionaires — and beyond.
We count down some of our richest acts in South African music.
DJ Sbu needs no introduction. The iconic DJ and Kwaito star – oh and he was also Mzekezeke at some point! He is the founder of TS Records and many other business ventures like his energy drink, MoFaya which keeps flying off the shelves like hot cakes.
Much to the delight of many Mo Faya fans, Number 1 Knoxxman announced the launch of his Mo Faya soft drink range with a selection of 12 different flavours that have a Mo Faya flavour.
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According to The Net Worth Portal DJ Sbu’s net worth is $2 million – that’s about R27 million.
Another local legend, Oscar Bonginkosi Mdlongwa known by the stage name DJ Oskido has secured his financial future after decades in the game. The founder of record label, Kalawa Jazmee Records, where he no produces hit after hit for his label signees. His record label is home to other mega successful artists like Bongo Maffin and Boom Shaka.
Oskido’s net worth is estimated to be around $2 million (R27 million).