South Africa's highest paid female artist

The musician is stacking up the racks

By  | Jun 22, 2020, 01:44 PM  | Zahara  | Top of The

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Zahara is undoubtedly one of the greatest talents in Mzanzi, the star has released various hit songs while breaking many records. The musician who has been striding in the industry is securing the bag.

In 2016, Africa fact zone named Zahara as the highest-paid female artist in South Africa. So we caught up with her manager to verify the claim. 


Zahara has a strong fanbase in different parts of the country and around the world, and like it or not, that means more gigs for the musician, and as she gets awarded more accolades, her status causes her booking fee to increase as well.

According to Zahara's manager Khanya, the musician has the highest booking fee than any other female artist, making her the highest paid female musician in the country.

Here's how much it costs to book Zahara as an entertainer at any event:

R50-75k - Appearance 

R120k - Live performance with backtrack

R185k - Live performance with a full band

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