Our Cyclone Times-News team has chosen to present to you the top 10 Richest musicians in Uganda 2021. In addition, who as of now shake the Ugandan music industry. In the interim, the rundown is precisely in accordance with Forbes’ positioning for those inquiring. Hmm, therefore, read this article to the end and find out whether your favorite artist made it to our list…
HE Yoweri Kaguta Museveni Tibuhaburwa tops the list of the richest musicians in Uganda 2021
HE Yoweri Kaguta Museveni Tibuhaburwa is most probably Uganda’s richest musician. Yes, you read that right. Many will not include him as a musician but Sevo who also runs as the current president of Uganda started his music career with his hit song “Another rap”. This, therefore, makes me include him among Uganda’s musicians.
Kyagulanyi Robert Sentamu commonly known as Bobi Wine is currently Uganda’s second richest musician. Bobi Wine, who started his music career in the early 20000s with songs like Akagoma has had many more songs under his name, For example, “tulonde”.
He is the current Member of Parliament for the people of the Kyadondo East constituency. In addition, he is the proprietor of the political pressure group people power. He is also the president of the National Unity Platform an opposition political party in Uganda.
He contested in the presidential elections that were held on 14th January but came as the first runner up. Bobi wine runs several chains of investments for example one love beach Busabala, Semakookiro plaza, and many apartments around Kampala. He also owns several boda-bodas and taxis and a beautiful home in Magere
Dr. Jose Chameleone comes 3rd on the list of the Richest Musicians in Uganda 2021
Joseph Mayanja commonly known as Dr. Jose Chameleone is the husband to Daniella Atim and the proprietor of Leone island a music label that has produced a number of great artists like King Saha. Chameleon contested for the Kampala lord mayor seat but he wasn’t successful. According to Cyclone Times credible sources, Jose Chameleon has a net worth of 6 billion Ugandan shillings. This includes his luxurious residential house in Seguku, Daniella apartments, and coco beach among others.
Ragga dee also makes it to the list of the Richest Musicians in Uganda 2021
Kazibwe Daniel commonly known as Ragga Dee also appears among the richest artists in Uganda. He is married to Mariam Kazibwe with whom they have four children. Ragga Dee the owner of Buggie Empire a music record label, contested for the Kampala lord mayor seat in 2016 and 2021 but he wasn’t successful. Besides politics and music, Ragga Dee is also a businessman dealing in the importation of cars and car hire, and real estate. Ragga Dee owns a residential mansion in Makindye a suburb in Kampala, a hammer, and a beach on Lake Victoria among the many that have not been mentioned.
Moses Ssali is commonly known as Bebe cool also appears on this list of the top 10 richest musicians in Uganda 2021. He is the husband to the beautiful kirema Zuena with whom they have five children. Bebe coolis the proprietor of Gagamel records a music record label in Uganda. Bebe Cool a staunch supporter of the ruling party NRM owns several music equipments for example videography equipments, and full music equipment. Apart from all that Bebe cool has investments in real estate, owns a residential house in Ntinda, apartments in Kiwatule, and several cars including a hammer.
Being born in 1976, Mesach has more than 20 years in the Ugandan music industry. With “Tukwegomba bangi having been his breakthrough song, Mesach has received several awards including “The star of Africa” in Cape Town, South Africa. Apart from music, Mesach is a farmer and a businessman running papaz spot one of the best hangout spots around Makindye, Kann records, and he also has someinvestments in real estates real estates.
Eddy Kenzo who goes by the real name Edrisah Musuuza was born in Masaka. Having lost his mother at the age of four, Eddy Kenzo did not give up hopes. He rather threw himself in the music industry where he came to have a breakthrough song “sitya loss” which got him international airplay and got him to travel worldwide. Eddy Kenzo the CEO of big talent records was the first Ugandan artist to win a BET award, he owns a luxurious home in Seguku Kampala, several luxurious cars, rentals, and apartments around Kampala, and a farm in Masaka. Kanna Kambata is also Uganda’s current tourism ambassador.
Geoffrey Lutaya runs as a musician, politician, and businessman among others. Lutaaya is married to female Ugandan artist Irene Namatovu with whom they own Da new eagles band. Geoffrey Lutaaya has several investments including Motels, Hotels, a club, and several plots of land.
Ronald Mayinja a Kadongo kamu singer was born on 9th November 1978 in Mpenja Gomba district. Mayinja who is among the proprietors of Golden band production has been in the Ugandan music industry for over 20 years and has several songs most of which are loved because they carry important messages. These include embera ya sente , emikwno mingi, and sente yekibi among others. Ronald is the owner of Roma hotel, Roma hardware, sevral plots of land, houses and is also said to own lorries for hire.
Haruna Mubiru also a kadongo kamu artist owns Kareem productions a band that he created in 2011. Mubiru runs several investments that range from real estates to apartments in and out of Kampala.
Author – Ariho Patson internee at Interlet Limited 2021
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