South African musicians are making loads of money from music and endorsements. Some own side business too and are diversifying their revenue sources. See Top 10 Richest South African Musicians Part 2
6. Die Antwoord
The South African rap-rave group has been making money off their music for a while now. The group has been releasing music since 09 which has enabled them to headline a lot of international tours in Europe and on different parts of the world. The group is said to have a networth of R56 million and a yearly revenue of 8 Million.
7. Steve Hofmeyr
Steve Hofmeyr is a South African singer, songwriter, actor and TV Presenter. He has been involved in several controversies throughout his professional career. He however is one of the most successful SA musicians of all time
AKA has been in the game since he was a teenager but only started making real money off his music when he became AKA which was in 2011 after he released his debut album Alter Ego. AKA has since become the Supa Mega and a continental superstar. The rapper has had a number of endorsement deals and is said to be worth 4.8 Million rands.
9. Dj Sbu
Sibusiso Leope, also known as DJ Sbu and believed to be Mzekezeke, is a successful South African DJ and Kwaito artist who is also the founder of TS Records. He is also the founder of MoFaya an energy drink which has been doing the rounds for the past 2 years. The popular DJ currently drives a Porsche and at some point stayed in a R50 000 per month townhouse.
10. Dj Euphonik
Euphonik is known mostly for playing House music. Euphonik has travelled the world and has played in places such as New York, Miami, Ibiza, Dubai, UK, Spain and around Africa. He has shared stages with Tiesto, Swedish House Mafia, Avicii, Afrojack, Hardwell, Skrillex, Nicky Romero, Deadmau5, Louie Vega, and Richie Hawtin.Euphonik invests in properties and owns a total of fourteen properties in Johannesburg, South Africa. Euphonik and Superga (an Italian shoe company) collaborated in 2012 and brought out a limited edition black and gold Euphonik sneaker. In 2013 they worked together on a second pair of black and gold high-top Euphonik Superga sneaker and will be launching a new pair in 2015. The Dj current drives a Bently!