DJ Maphorisa is one of South Africa’s richest DJs and with a net worth of $2.2 million, he is undoubtedly one of the richest DJs in Africa.
Like many wealthy entertainers, he sure does know how to spend his money lavishly on the good things of life, from luxury cars to tastefully furnished houses and lots more. His fleet of cars includes a Mercedes Benz G63, Mercedes Benz V Class, and BMW M4 said to worth over worth over 1 million Rands. This is asides from his double-storey house located in Midrand, Johannesburg worth millions of Rands.
DJ Maphorisa’s Net Worth Is $2.2 Million
DJ Maphorisa’s net worth is currently estimated at around $2.2 million which if changed to Rand is about 32 million Rands.
Some sources argue that this figure is not all that the famous DJ is worth, considering the things he is involved in that fetches him money. However, until it’s confirmed he is worth more, this is the figure made public as his current net worth.
Sources of DJ Maphorisa’s Net Worth
Maphorisa is first of all known as a DJ before any other thing. As mentioned above, he is one of the highest-paid DJs in SA and across the continent of Africa. According to a 2021 report, his booking fee reportedly starts at around R120,000 a gig.
Aside from the money he makes from his career as a DJ, he also makes money from being a music producer. His exploits as a professional Dj and record boss form his major assets. He founded his own record label called BlaqBoy records where he signs and manages artists. He also makes some cool cash from the sales of his songs in digital music stores.
Just like every popular artist, Dj Maphorisa also earns from endorsement deals. He has a partnership with Huawei, Simba chips, Amstel, etc. His biggest partnership is the endorsement deal with one of the largest energy drink brands, Monster Energy Drink.
DJ Maphorisa has an active YouTube channel with over 107 million total views and more than 412,000 subscribers. You know what that means in terms of income generation on Youtube. He also makes money from album sales and other investments.
DJ Maphorisa’s Cars
DJ Maphorisa’s car collection is worth millions of Rands. He loves fancy and luxury cars and currently owns three luxury and expensive cars.
In his collection, you will find the following beauties:
Mercedes Benz C 63
DJ Maphorisa has this 2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class series in his collection of cars and this cost him $76,000 which is a whopping 1.2 million Rands.
The 2021 model comes in an impressive and comfortable format loaded with advanced technology and is available in coupe, sedan, and convertible body styles. It is a rear-wheel-drive and some of its other features include Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8, Horsepower @ RPM is 469 @ 5500, and Torque @ RPM is 479 @ 1750, among other unique components.
Mercedes Benz V Class – Worth $76,000
DJ Maphorisa is also a proud owner of a Mercedes Benz V Class with a price range of $60,600 to $76,670, which is between 900,000 t0 1.2 million Rands.
Mercedes Benz V Class series is a multi-purpose vehicle that comes in an SUV model and in two variants – the Exclusive and Expression. While the Expression variant is available in a seven-seat option, the Exclusive variant is available in a six-seat layout.
The vehicle comes in four colors — cavansite blue, obsidian black metallic, metallic, and mountain crystal white metallic. Other features are:
- Four-cylinder diesel engine
- It generates 160bhp and 400Nm of torque
- 360-degree camera with Active Park Assist
- Seven-speed automatic transmission
- Adaptable suspension with selective damping
- High-performance LED headlamps
- Opulent Nappa leather upholstery
- AC with rear control units
- Six airbags, etc
BMW M4 – Worth $72,000
He also has in his collection BMW M4 that cost $72, 000 (1.1 million Rands). He changed his mind about Mercedes Benz after sharing a video of his newly acquired BMW M4. He showed a Mercedes Benz AMG C63S Coupe drifting in the video and complained that its tires were burning too quickly.
Some of the features of the car include:
- 3.0-liter BMW M TwinPower Turbo 473-hp inline 6-cylinder engine.
- Non-run-flat tires
- Non-metallic paint
- 8″/19″ M Double-spoke orbit grey wheels
- M-developed electric power steering with Servotronic, etc
DJ Maphorisa’s House
Dj Maphorisa is in the league of celebrities with tastefully furnished cribs in the country. He owns a double-storey mansion located in Midrand, Johannesburg.
It is a very beautiful home with the best views, a large pool, and a simple yet very clean interior. The house is the perfect setting for a tap music video. He has been sharing videos and pictures of his beautiful mansion on his social media page.
The Dj’s house is known to be one of the best meeting spots for artists on weekends. The house is equipped with a studio and a home bar. It also has a garage big enough to accommodate his luxury cars. He bought the house sometime in 2017 but he is a very private person who doesn’t like bragging, so there isn’t any public info about how much he bought the house.
DJ Maphorisa’s Career Journey
DJ Maphorisa’s earliest musical inspiration came from his mother who was a gospel singer during her early days. He became officially active in the music industry in 2008 after he joined a South African music group referred to as ”Uhuru”.
It was under Uhuru that DJ Maphorisa released his first official single. In 2013, Maphorisa became recognized after he co-released the hit single; Mafikizolo’s Khona. Not quite long after that, the Mafikizolo’s group released another hit single; The Sound, which featured international superstar, Davido.
One unique thing about DJ Maphorisa is that he constantly produces hits for international pop stars and co-releases songs with them. Most of the musicians he has worked with are not South African artists.
He has collaborated with several international icons like Drake, Wizkid, Niniola, Runtown, Chris Brown, and many others. It is his collaborations with these icons that gave him the recognition he is enjoying today.
He featured in Davido’s; The Sound which became a hit. He also co-produced with Drake in the hit single; One Dance, which featured Wizkid and Kayla in 2016. His fame spread abroad when he began collaborating with these widely recognized pop artists. Other stars he has collaborated with are Kwesta, Black Coffee, DJ Zinhle, Shekinah, and others.
His first hit single was ”Khona” co-released in 2013. Another one of his hit songs was “Y-Tjukutja”. In 2018, he released a hit single titled ” Midnight Starring” featuring DJ Tira, Busiswa, and Moonchild Sally.
Maphorisa who is widely recognized as a platinum disk jockey co-released the EP album; Banyana which had over 4.2 million streams in 2021. He is also the founder of the record label; Blaqboy Music after he left “Kalawo Jazmee Records. He is currently a boss on his own, releasing several hits under his record label and co-producing songs with internationally acclaimed pop stars.
Here is a list of some of his popular songs and hits;
- Khona (2013)
- The Banger (2015)
- Omalicha Nwa (2015)
- Ngud (2016)
- Mayibabo (2016)
- Kucheza (2016)
- Soweto Baby ft Wizkid & Dj Bucks (2016)
- One Dance with Drake ft Wizkid & Kayla (2016)
- Suited (2017)
- Love Portion (2017)
- Bazoyenza (2017)
- Midnight Starring (2017)
List Of DJ Maphorisa’s Awards And Recognitions
Below is a list of awards/recognitions received by DJ Maphorisa so far;
- 2016 MTV Africa Music Awards; Song of the Year
- 2017 Humanitarian African Prestigious Awards; Music Producer of the year
- 2017 Humanitarian African Prestigious Awards; Best DJ Africa
- 2018 Dstv Mzansi Viewer’s Choice Awards; Favorite Song of the Year (Midnight Starring)
- 2020 MTV Africa Music Awards; Best African Act
- 2021 Mzansi Kwaito and House Music Awards; Best Producer (pending)
- 2021 Mzansi Kwaito and House Music Awards; Best Amapiano Songs (Pending)
- 2021 SA Amapiano Music Awards; Best Amapiano Male DJ/Act (pending)