Themba Sonnyboy Sekowe, more commonly known by his professional monikers, Mudumane, Lord Phori and DJ Maphorisa, is one of South Africa’s best record producers, DJs and vocalists. The record producer has made a name for himself in the music and entertainment industry and is currently one of the most sought after DJ’s in the country.
Lord Phori was born and raised in Pretoria and grew up in a very musically inclined household as his mother was part of the local church choir. Although he has always loved music, DJ Maphorisa began to take his career seriously when he joined the group Uhuru and his efforts paid off and continue to pay off as the artist comfortably stands as one of the highest paid producers, not only in the country but in the continent.
Let’s take a look at DJ Maphorisa’s net worth and everything that has contributed to his healthy fat bank account.
DJ Maphorisa Net Worth
Throughout the years, the entertainer has continued to work hard to perfect and master his craft as a DJ and producer, as well as spreading his wings into diverse business and entrepreneurial initiatives. His efforts and hard work have paid off handsomely, and according to various online sources, DJ Maphorisa's net worth is currently estimated to be 96 million USD.
Because of this figure, the producer can comfortably be recognized as one of the highest paid artists in the country.
How He Makes His Money
Not only is DJ Maphorisa an extremely talented artist but he is also a very savvy businessman. In addition to making and producing chart topping music, there are several entrepreneurial endeavors that contribute to DJ Maphorisa’s net worth.
Under the Bridge
DJ Maphorisa ventured into the hospitality industry and in 2021 launched his shisa nyama restaurant called Under The Bridge in Midrand. The fast food joint also has a car wash and occasionally hosts car spinning shows to entertain guests.
DJ Maphorisa also owns his own record label called Blaqboy Music. The record label has various artists such as Zingah, Howard, Cheng Cello and Vyno Miller signed to it and Lord Phori is also signed to his label.
Appearances And Live Performances
As one of the most sought after DJ’s, Mudumane makes a healthy amount of money from his appearances. The artist charges an estimated R65,000 booking fee and per live performance and he is always booked and busy.
All these ventures are extremely lucrative and add to DJ Maphorisa’s net worth
Dj Maphorisa is not only a big deal locally but internationally as well. In addition to collaborating with all the big names locally such as Black Coffee, Shekainah, Cassper Nyovest and Busiswa, Maphorisa has worked with international superstars such as Drake, Wizkid, Patoranking and Major Lazer.
Beginning music at an early age and working tirelessly to achieve the level of prominence he has in the industry, DJ Maphorisa’s net worth is a testament to his dedication and hard work over the years.
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