In this exclusive article, we’ll be comparing the net worth of Sarkodie and Shatta Wale to find out who is the richest.
Sarkodie and Shatta Wale are both very good and versatile Ghanaian artistes who have had outstanding success in the music industry. Their performance and uniqueness have seen them bag lucrative deals with local and international brands.
Both Sarkodie and Shatta Wale have had a lot of international collaborations between them. In the 2019 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards, Sakordie bagged the award of the artiste of the decade among others while Shatta Wale’s song “My Level” won the highlife song of the year among others.
Michael Owusu Addo, known professionally as Sarkodie , is a Ghanaian rapper and entrepreneur from Tema. His contributions to the Ghanaian music industry have earned him numerous accolades, including the Vodafone Ghana Music Award for Artiste of the Decade.
He was announced the first winner of BET’s Best International Flow act at the 2019 BET Hip Hop Awards. He is also considered one of the major proponents of the Azonto genre and dance.
Sarkodie owns the Sark by Yas clothing line, which was launched on April 27, 2013.
The clothing line has accessories for men, women and children. In 2012, he was officially unveiled as the Brand Ambassador for Samsung Electronics at the University of Ghana, Legon.
As part of the event, Samsung unveiled the Samsung Galaxy Pocket and Chief Hero Phones that had customized wallpapers of Sarkodie and his signature; users had the opportunity to download exclusive tracks of Sarkodie.
He also launched the Obidi Chief headphones and signed an endorsement deal with FanMilk Ghana in 2013.
Sarkodie is currently in partnership with Tigo Telecommunications Ghana, a brand that sponsored his 2013 Rapperholic tour.
On 30 October 2019, he was appointed as an ambassador for the Year of Return campaign; the honour was conferred on him at the Creative Arts Industry Forum.
Sarkodie Net Worth 2020 Accodring To Forbes.
Forbes Africa ranked sarkodie as the 9th richest musician in African with a net work of about $7 million dollars. He was the only Ghanaian musician on the list at that time. That makes him one of the richest musician in Ghana currently.
As of 2020, taking into consideration his endorsements, businesses and music career, Sarkodie is with between $10 million – $15 million dollars.
The endorsement from these huge brands has really helped sarkodie amassed a lot of wealth to himself.
He is known for his taste for luxurious cars. He is mostly in a Rang Rover, Mercedes Benz and other Luxurious cars.
According to close source to him, he has a very huge mansion at Spintex in the Greater Accra region and also known for owning houses in the United Kingdom and United States of America.
Charles Nii Armah Mensah Jr., (born 17 October 1984) is a Ghanaian reggae-dancehall artist. He is known by his stage name Shatta Wale, formerly Bandana. His best-known song “Dancehall King“, led him to win the Artiste of the Year at the 2014 edition of the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards. Wale is also an actor, having appeared in the films Never Say Never, The trial of Shatta Wale and Shattered Lives.
Songs released from After the Storm album like “Mahama Paper”, “Baby (Chop Kiss)”, “Biegya (Open Fire)”, “Hol’It”, and “Kakai” were successful in Ghana. Wale stayed atop the charts locally and also had “Hol’It” top BBC Radio 1Xtra’s Afroboss Top 5 songs chart. Rockstar Games co-founder Sam Houser also said he was deeply impressed by the popularity of “KAKAI” and that it made waves within the African community in the United States and beyond, including topping several dance hall charts globally. For that, he stated his wish that bureaucrats would confirm “Kakai” to appear in the upcoming Grand Theft Auto 6. If confirmed, Wale could earn up to $744,000 annually.
In 2017, he toured the US to promote After the Storm, then traveled to Jamaica to shoot videos for projects he had jointly done with some producers there.
Wale signed with Zylofon Music in January 2018. He released his third album, Reign, on 13 October at the Fantasy Dome in Accra, and used the occasion to propose to his longtime girlfriend Michy on stage. The album achieved a record for a Ghanaian act by appearing on the Billboard Top World Albums Chart, placing sixth.
He organized a digital concert on YouTube which was dubbed the Faith Concert. The concert was organized to bring hope to Ghanaians and his global audience at large during the fight against COVID-19 pandemic.
In 2014, Wale became a brand ambassador for Guinness Ghana Breweries and was the brand ambassador for Rush Energy Drink.
In September 2017, Kasapreko Company, producers of several alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages in Ghana, unveiled Wale as their newest brand ambassador for Storm Energy Drink.
On 17 November 2017, Shatta Wale signed a deal with Boss Baker Beef Roll as the brand ambassador.
Mayor of Worcester, Joseph Petty, presented Shatta Wale with the Key to the City on 8 July 2017, in recognition of his contributions to the arts.
On 18 March 2018, Wale was presented an honoree award for his outstanding contribution to reggae in Ghana and globally at the 37th Annual Chicago Music Awards (CMA), in conjunction with the 36th International Reggae & World Music Awards (IRAWMA).
Wale received an honoree award on 11 May 2018, alongside Sizzla, Queen Ifrica, Chronixx, Daddy Fresh, Winning Jah, Jah Cure, Sean Paul, Ben Priest and other personalities at the Obaland Royal Awards in Nigeria. The awards were held by an entertainment firm owned by King Ewuare II of Benin City, Edo State. The Obaland plaque was reportedly valued by specialized anthropologists and museum critics in Benin City, and declared to be worth US$34 million.
Both Sakordie and Shatta Wale have done a lot for the growth of the Ghana music industry. They also rank among the richest musicians in Ghana. They are both millionaires and are doing the best for their music career. Conclusively, I hope you’ve found out who is richer between Sakordie and Shatta Wale.