These 5 Botswana artists are winning big in 2021. It’s one thing to be popular and another to have the pocket to match the fame and these public figures have managed to secure both the fame and the money as well as the influence in their respective career fields as creatives. Their stars have aligned even in 2021 where the world at large is battling the effects of the Covid-19 on the economy. Who are the richest celebrities in Botswana then? here is a list of the top 5 for 2021; who are going out of their way to secure the bag.
Official names (Odirile Sento), the Kwaito star has refused to let the challenges of Covid-19 bring him down but rather saw an opportunity to grow himself as a brand. He has been in the music industry for over twenty years and multiple hit songs. he is also the owner of his own record label Black Money Makers. While many others cry foul over the ban on entertainment for nearly two years now, Vee Mampeezy decided to go into retail through his Vee Family Products which features at least four products namely Vee Energy drink, Vee Aloe Vera Drink, Maveeta mineral water and Vitamin C. Vee Mampeezy whose net worth is estimated to range between $3million and $10million (possibly more); has shown that diversity is key more so that government has no prospects of opening up the entertainment industry anytime soon due to continued Covid-19 regulations and a ban on large gatherings.
The Dinaledi hitmaker’s rise to fame is a combination of hard work and great talent. Her Dinaledi sound track with south African ce,ebrity twin dee-jays Major League Boys really put her on the map when it debuted however Sebina had already carved a name for himself in Botswana’s music industry. One of her recent collaborative songs, ‘Troubled’ made headlines for representing and advocating for mental health issues. Reports suggest that Sebina is valued at $200k but judging by her sky rocketing career it is highly likely that her net worth has doubled. Sebina is a big hit in South Africa as well and has featured on colorful platforms such as South Africa;s Piano City, SABC news and eNCA to mention a few.
What would summer be without Charma Gal’s Jabu ke mo Mejemong hit song? If there is one women has evolved with the times taking her brand along it is definitely Charma Gal real names Mgadeline Lesolobe. She has featured on every genre possible and has been able to blend in just fine with changing music trends. Moreover Charma gal is a brand ambassador for Kgalagadi Breweries Limited’s St Louis alcohol beverage. She is also involved in Stanbic Bank Botswana’s Unayo Campaign. The singer and songwriter has multiple business interests and was last reported to have an estimated net worth of $1million(could be more).
Real names (Game Goabaone Bantsi) is affectionately known by fans and friends as Zeus Deuce or just Zeus his stage name. A fan favorite, Zeus owes part of his wealth to the many endorsement and campaign deals he has gotten with big companies like Sony and some local telecommunications giants in Botswana among others. He is a veteran rapper that has shaped the history of Botswana’s hip hop culture to date. Zeus is a television host on popular youth television channel, Ytv. The ‘Gijima’ hitmaker has been laying low on the music scene, but is still notably one of Botswana’s biggest artists to date and still continues to produce quality music tracks. His net worth is estimated to be worth a debatable $5million.
5. Han- C
Real names Hanceford Magapatona, Han-C is a self-taught singer/songwriter who made his debut entry into the music industry with hiss song Sedi Laka. From then it has been win after win for the young musician. Han C has had the opportunity to work with celebrity artists from South Africa such as Dj Zinhle, Black Coffee and Casper Nyovest to mention a few. Han C has on several occasions shared his musical journey with his 180k followers on Facebook suggesting that new music is on the way and is currently gunning for the Yarona fm Music Awards (YAMAS) people’s choice artist of the year award.