richest DJ’s in South Africa
richest DJ’s in South Africa

A look at celebrated DJ’s in South Africa who are millionaires. In recent years the South African entertainment has been gaining its ground when it comes to international appreciation.

No doubt in the mix of things the rainbow nation has managed to produce some of the world finest DJ’s that have made all sorts of headlines across the world.

In the mix of things, they have managed to pocket hefty amounts that have sparked a debate on who is richer than who? Here is a list of the 5 richest DJ’s in South Africa who are millionaires.

However one should note these net worths are based on assets and property valuation. Of interest is the fact that there are several celebrated DJ’s who are millionaires but these stands out from the pack as they are richer than others.

DJ Fresh

DJ Fresh has been dupped as the god of Radio. However, he was born in Botswana in 1972 and later became a South African by descent. The 48-year-old Thato Sikwane career spans decades, and he has more than 33 albums to his name.

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Apart from being a DJ, he doubles as a Music producer, entrepreneur and television producer. Whilst he was at Metro FM, he was the most paid radio presenter in Mzansi. However, rumour has it that at Metro FM, he was earning around R3,600 per hour session. Of late, his net worth has got Mzansi talking. As of 2021, his net worth is an estimated R6.8 million.

DJ Black Coffee

Nkosinathi Innocent Litiya Maphumulo is a multi-award-winning South African DJ. He was born and bred in Umlazi. From being Kunene vocalist to a Grammy nominee.

He made all sorts of headlines when he won big in 2015 during the DJ Awards in Ibiza, and he walked away with the Breakthrough DJ of the Year. Since then, he has been winning big. As of 2021, he has an estimated net worth of R5.7 million.

A look at the 5 richest DJ’s in South Africa who are millionaires

DJ Shimza

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He made all sorts of headlines when he won the Red Square DJ Competition, and since then, he has been winning big. Ashley Raphala is a celebrated South African DJ best known as DJ Shimza. Of late, he has been making all sorts of headlines for the wrong reasons.

He was almost cancelled after it was discovered that he was receiving huge sums of money from the government. In the mix of this, Mzansi has been keen to know his net worth. The DJ has an estimated net worth of R5.5 as of 2021.

DJ Tira

Best known for nurturing talents and making them big stars. He is a celebrated DJ who thrust Gqom rhythm in one of Mzansis best music genres. Despite keeping his properties under wraps Mzansi has managed to connect the dots when it comes to his luxurious lifestyle. The Durban based DJ has an estimated net worth of around R5 million as of 2021.

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DJ Maphorisa

Themba Sekowe is a multi-selling South African DJ best known as DJ Maphorisa. He was thrust into the limelight after he became part of Uhuru. In 2013 he made all sorts of headlines when he featured in Mafikizolo’s smash hit, Khona.

Of interest is the fact that he also happens to be the co-producer on the track. He went solo and managed to work along with some of the worlds finest; the likes of WizKid, Davido and Drake’s One Dance thrust him into the international limelight.

Mzansi has been wondering how much does he earn from his gigs. For a regular gig, DJ Phori costs not less than R8000. Given these charges, one would wonder about his net worth. As of 2021, he has an estimated net worth of R4.6 million.

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