It might come as a surprise to many but Sungura has been the heart of Zimbabwean music for decades. However, Sungura has been fading away bit by bit with many saying Sungura died with Tongai Moyo, this calls for a debate and the actual answer which most people give is that Sungura for Macheso alone is becoming too much to bear. As surprising as it might sound, the list of richest musicians in Zimbabwe is dominated by Sungura musicians. Not forgeting to mention the rapid dominance of Zimdancehall in Zimbabwe, it is no denial fact that Zimdancehall did spread like veld fire during the early days of Dadza D and Winky D. Music being the topic of today, Here are 4 Richest musicians in Zimbabwe.
4. WINKY D – NETWORTH USD $600,000
Winky d famously known as the Big Man seats on number 4 with a networth of USD $600,000. He is regarded as the pioneer of Zimdancehall, he started his music career way back and it is no denial fact that he doesn’t loose his touch. His music has proven to be medicine to many since alot of people can relate to his lyrics. Winky D is admired by the majority of Zimbabwe and he keeps his life private, even the up rising sensation Holyten adores him for that.
3. ALECK MACHESO – NETWORTH USD $1 MILLION.
Aleck Macheso as a Zimbabwe Sungura musician came into limelight in the year 1998 as a solo artist, he has a networth of USD $1 million. No one in Zimbabwe can really talk about Sungura and not mention Macheso, the man has been in the Sungura business for the past two decades now and he has released over ten albums. He is one of the richest musicians in Zimbabwe. Macheso is well known throughout Southern Africa as one of the most successful singers and he is ranked amongst the best bass guitarists on the continent.
2. SULUMAN CHIMBETU – NETWORTH USD $2 MILLION.
After his father’s death in 2005 Suluman left Airforce and pursued a career in music. He is one of the wealthiest musicians in Zimbabwe with a networth of USD $2 million. With a long established reputation built by his father, it was tough for Suluman to actually fit in the shoes of his father and entertain the fans. However, since he was his father’s son he went on to become the best in the business. His voice sounds like his father’s most fans claim.
- JAH PRAYZAH – NETWORTH USD $2 MILLION
Jah prayzah who was born Mukudzei Mukombe rose from dust to grace. He now has a networth of USD $2 million making him the richest musician in Zimbabwe. However, there was a certain time when he was poor to an extent he had no instruments of his own and for him to keep on pushing most of the time he had to use and borrow instruments from Baba Harare’s band group which was called Sigma Boys. But now he is on top, his music has proven to be a force to be reckoned with. These musicians showcase that life with hard work pays, it doesnt matter where you come from.