The boss of Sarkcess record label, rapper, and songwriter from Ghana who enjoys luxury as he remains patriotic. Ready to discover Sarkodie's level of luxury in his car collection?
The information about the famous is always one of the most sought after on the internet. However, there are names that can be known in this part of the earth while not to little known in others. This sometimes bothers us as fans of music not to find sufficient information about someone we care about.
Understanding this, Naijauto.com did a series of posts about the celebrities and today, let us lead you through everything about Sarkodie's net worth, cars, houses, etc. But first of all, Who is Sarkodie? Let's find out!
1. Who is Sarkodie?
Sarkodie (real name: Michael Owusu Addo) is Superstar Ghanaian hiphop artist and songwriter.
Sarkodie, famous rapper coming from Ghana
He was born on the 10th July, 1988 as the fourth in the family of five, and raised in the city of Tema by his single mum named Emma Aggery.
Sarkodie's music career
Sarkodie was talented in rapping which he began at the age of four in 1992, he continued rapping from his preparatory school to IPMC were he gained his degree in Graphic Designing. Sarkodie had a great ambition of making his presence felt in the music industry worldwide.
The young gifted rapper Sarkodie started his musical journey as an underground rapper, he appeared in various popular rap competitions at that time which included the “Kasahara Level” on Adom FM. In this competition, he knocked off other rappers to become the champion and gained attention in the city of Tema. All thanks to this competition that he met his former manager Duncan Williams, the pioneer of Duncwills Entertainment.
Stepping further to the hip hop scene, Sarkodie found his way to Hammer who featured him in two songs after he was impressed by his unique rap flows and rhymes. This gave Sarkodie the exposure and he recorded his debut album Makye in 2009 with production from Jayso and Killbeatz, and was launched in Accra Mall.
The popular Ghanaian artist is also well known in the Nigerian music industry and has featured many Nigerian music artists like Wizkid, Ice Prince, Tiwa Savage, Banky W, Davido, Face Idibia, Fuse ODG, etc.
Sarkodie is one of the few African artists who have ever won the BET awards
Sarkodie has 148 nominations and has received 82 awards, 22 Ghana music awards. His debut album Makye earned him numerous nomination and 5 major awards at the 2010 Ghana Music Award as the ‘Artist of the year’, ‘Hip Hop Artist of the year’, ‘Discovery of the year’, ‘Best Rapper of the Year’ and ‘Best Collaboration of the year’.
Outside the music industry: Business and endorsements
Sarkodie has not only followed entertainment as a career but has built an entrepreneur career, he owns the “Sark clothing” lines that was launched on 27th April 2013. He was officially the Brand Ambassador for Samsung Electronics at the University of Ghana. Sarkodie is a well-known philanthropist in Ghana, owning the Sarkodie Foundation.
He is in partnership with the Tigo Telecommunication Ghana, signed an endorsement with Fan Milk Ghana and other various incomes.
The Ghanian rapper got married to his Girlfriend Tracy on 17th July 2018. The couple had together a cute daughter Adalyn Owusa Addo.
2. Sarkodie's net worth
Being hectic with his money-making, the man of the family builds a firm foundation of a happy home with Sarkodie's wife and daughter having everything they wish to have.
Not just making waves in the music industry, Sarkodie's exposure scatters across the media being, earning millions from endorsements too. This makes him one of the richest musicians in Africa with an estimated net worth of $7 million according to Forbes.
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3. Sarkodie's cars and house
3.1 Sarkodie's cars
If you have to find someone who has so many supercars in his garage, don't forget to put Sarkodie in your zoom. The Ghanian rapper has more than 20 car models in his car collection. Finding some African Musician who has more cars than him is a real challenge. Agree?
2016 Range Rover Vogue - ₦24 million
Sarkodie's Range Rover Vogue
The Range Rover Vogue is the first car in Sarkodie car collection that is mentioned. Why? It's because, as always, the Range Rover is the common toy among celebrities around the world!
The Vogue puts on a black exterior color with its 5-door 5-seater 4WD SUV design. This luxury car features a 3.0-liter V6 petrol engine producing 340 horsepower at 6500 rpm and 332 lbs of torque at 3500 rpm. The transmission is designed as an 8-speed automatic transmission system to complete an acceleration 0 to 60 mph in only 7.0 seconds.
Mercedes-Benz E Class Coupe 2016 - ₦19 million
Sarkodie's Mercedes E Class Coupe
This exotic car is designed with a slick red, 2-door 4-seat AWD coupe car, that features a 3.0-liter V6 engine, producing a 329 hp at 5250 rpm and torque of 354 ft-lbs at 1600 rpm.
It is also designed to have a 7-speed automatic transmission system producing a top speed of 0 to 60 miles per hour in about 5.4 seconds. Sarkodie uses this car on casual outings like a Radio station session or hanging out with friends.
Lamborghini Aventador - ₦143 million
Sarkodie's Lamborghini Aventador
The Aventador is one of the most expensive luxury cars in Sarkodie's car collection.
This super luxury is designed to be an AWD coupe which is equipped with a 6.5-liter V12 engine, producing a 691 hp at 8,250 rpm and torque of 508 ft-lbs at 5,500 rpm.
A 7-speed automatic transmission system that can push 0 to 60 miles per hour in 3.0 seconds. Sarkodie’s Lamborghini Aventador put on the ouside a lemon green color coat.
2016 Porsche Carrera - ₦46 million
Sarkodie's Porsche Carrera
The white 2016 Porsche Carrera is Sarkodie's most favorite car, a coupe design 2-door 4-seater car. This car is featured with a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission that generates 0 to 60 mph of speed under 3.1 seconds, a 4.0 litter 6 flat cylinder engine which produces 500 horsepower.
2016 Range Rover Sport - ₦24 million
Sarkodie's Range Rover Sport
A white dazzling Range Rover Sports is another luxury car owned by Sarkodie. The car was built up by a design with 5 doors, 5 seats, and a 4WD system.
It comes loaded with a 5.0-liter V8 petrol engine producing 510 horsepower at 6000 rpm. Coming fitted with an 8-speed automatic transmission, it hits motion of 0-60 mph in just 4.5 seconds.
2017 Mercedes-Benz G63 - ₦52 million
Sarkodie's Mercedes Benz G63
Sarkodie also has one of the popular cars in Africa, the G-wagon; this powerful vehicle is in his car collection. It is a super luxury car with a 4WD drivetrain, 4-door SUV body design and 5-seater interior. Its 7-speed transmission system propels the vehicle from 0-60 mph in 5.7 seconds; with a 5.5-liter V8 engine that generates 563 horsepower.
2016 Rolls-Royce Phantom - ₦163 million
Sarkodie's Rolls-Royce Phantom
A black 2016 Rolls-Royce Phantom model, with a glowing black 4-door sedan exterior design, a 5-passenger seat with big relaxation space, this exotic car holds a 6.7-liter V12 gas engine, producing 453 horsepower range and a torque of 531 ft-Ibs.
The 8-speed automatic transmission system draws power to enable the car to reach 0-60 mph in 4.7seconds. This is the most expensive vehicle in the Sarkodie car collection.
Toyota Land Cruiser - ₦30 million
Sarkodie's Toyota Land Cruiser
The Toyota Land Cruiser is one of the least luxury cars owned by the famous Ghanaian Rapper Sarkodie.
This car is designed as a 4WD SUV with 5 doors and 8 seaters along with a silk black exterior colour. It has an 8-speed automatic transmission system, with a 5.7 litre V8 gas engine design producing 381 horsepower at 5600 rpm and torque of 402 ft-lbs at 3600 rpm.
The music star and entrepreneur prefers to attend to official matters using the Toyota Land Cruiser.
Kantanka Mensah – ₦10.5 million
Sarkodie's Kantanka Mensah
Sarkodie visited the Ghanaian automobile manufacturer, Kantanka, and bought the Mensah as his first Kantanka car. It is a black sedan with a 2.4cc with an exterior dimension of 4866mm in length and a 2775mm wheelbase.
1965 Mercedes Benz W110 - ₦9.8 million
Sarkodie's 1965 Mercedes Benz
The black vintage Mercedes-Benz automobile with a 2.0-litre 6 cylinder engine; Sarkodie shows some daring taste for cars as he purchases the rare vehicle. He was seen taking exclusive photos with this car.
2011 Dodge Nitro - ₦7.5 million
Sarkodie's Dodge Nitro
Sarkodie’s Dodge Nitro is the least frequently used car among his car gallery, it is a 5-door 8-seater back SUV. This car features a 4-speed automatic transmission system producing an acceleration of 60 mph in 8.2 seconds. It is powered by a 3.7-litre V6 engine that generates 210 horsepower. This car is also rated as one of the oldest in Sarkodie's car collection.
List of Sarkodie's cars
|| 2016 Range Rover Vogue
|| 2016 Mercedes E Class Coupe
|| Lamborghini Aventador
|| 2016 Porsche Carrera
|| 2016 Range Rover Sport
|| 2017 Mercedes-Benz G63
|| 2016 Rolls-Royce Phantom
|| Toyota Land Cruiser
|| Kantanka Mensah
|| 1965 Mercedes Benz W110
|| 2011 Dodge Nitro
3.2 Sarkodie's house
The famous and generous African rapper has made his name in the African music industry and has brought him a great fortune.
The musician has been so mindful and smart when it comes to investing and he focuses on very important things. He has not only built his mansion at Ashally Botwe in Ghana but he also has houses abroad. Sarkodie’s house in the UK is said to be worth over $250,000. Nevertheless, most of his properties are rarely pictured.
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The entertainment industry is very demanding of creativity and changes. Artists who cannot stay to the high swirls of this will neither leave this big playground nor change themselves to adapt. That's why they have to build themselves around new hobbies.
Buying luxury stuff is just one of such things. The cars being the artists' new friends, keeping them new and fresh. You might say Sarkodie's cars and houses are just too lavish and wasting but you should also understand that the high Sarkodie's net worth, the harder he has to deal with behind the scene. Spending is just a thing that keeps him motivated.
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