Uganda has risen to prominence in the African music industry over the last several years. The country has produced some of Africa’s most talented musicians, who are often better recognized than their male counterparts. The country’s female musicians are very talented but are sometimes overlooked due to their gender, while the men occupy the limelight.
This study is to determine which female musicians in Uganda are the richest and to provide them with their net worth in US dollars by 2022. It is not intended to be used as a comparison tool. The purpose of this article is solely informational, so that people can have an idea of who earns more and why it has happened so far.
In this article, we will be discussing the top richest female musicians in Uganda and to provide them with their net worth. It is not intended to be used as a comparison tool. The purpose of this article is solely informational, so that people can have an idea of who earns more and why it has happened so far. Let’s start!
1. Grace Nakimera
Net worth: UGX2.3 billion
Grace Nakimera is considered one of the most popular Ugandan female singers of all time. In terms of radio play, Nakimera is the third most played artist in Uganda. As a musician, Grace has been nominated for several awards both nationally and internationally. She is also a television presenter and has featured on the covers of various magazines in Uganda and other African countries.
It comes as no surprise that Grace has become one of Uganda’s richest female artists. Grace has an estimated net worth of UGX2.3 billion at the time of this writing. She earns over millions of Uganda shillings per appearance and receives offers to perform in neighboring countries.
2. Fille Mutoni
Net Worth: UGX2billion
Fille Mutoni is an artist and a musician who is ranked as one of Africa’s Top Ten Best Female African Singers. She is also one of Uganda’s top musicians and is known for singing many songs in different genres. She has worked with numerous producers, songwriters and musicians across the world. Her success as an artist and a musician has earned her fame not only in Uganda but in Africa as well.
Fille is an underrated artist who earns thousands of US Dollars per month through concerts, endorsements, and release offers. As long as Fille continues her work ethic and effort, she will surely be one of the richest female musicians in Uganda in 2022.
3. Judith Babirye
Net worth: UGX1 billion
Judith Babirye is also one of the most popular female artists in Uganda. She is a versatile artist who has worked in various genres of music including: pop, hip-hop, and R&B. Her music has earned her several awards and accolades despite initial rejection from the mainstream media. Babirye has also acted in several stage plays which were staged at the National Theatre in Kampala.
Judith has an estimated net worth of UGX1 billion at the time of this writing. She earns over US$5,000 per month through music and acting alone. In addition to that, Babirye also earns money from sponsorship deals with different brands and companies.
4. Zanie Brown
Net Worth: UGX1.3 billion
Zanie is a singer, song writer and a performer who has been making waves in the music industry of Uganda. She has collaborated with various other musicians like Ziza Bafana and produced several song hits that are still topping charts in Uganda. In addition to that, Zanie has also worked with different brands and companies, which helped her in obtaining an estimated net worth of UGX1.3 billion at the time of this writing.
She was once a recipient of the Best Female Rising Star Award, which is just one of many awards she has received as a result of being an exceptional female artist.
5. Sheebah Karungi
Net Worth: UGX940 million
Sheebah Karungi is also one of the top musicians who has been making an impact on the Ugandan music industry. She has worked with several other musicians and has released her songs online.
Her songs have topped charts in Uganda and have ranked among the top 100 most played Ugandan songs. Sheebah is alsoan dancer and actress who has appeared in various television series and stage plays, one of them is “Queen of Katwe.”
From the above list, it is clear to see that female musicians in Uganda are as talented as their male counterparts. They also have the same opportunities and support to achieve success. The top 5 female musicians in this article are surely heading to greater heights in the music industry and may surpass some of their male counterparts in terms of earnings in 2022.