Roberto Zambia's Net Worth

This is how the superstar make all his money

By  | Jun 03, 2022, 09:39 AM  | Roberto  | Top of The

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As a striking force in the Zambian entertainment industry, Robert Banda, aka Roberto has made a name for himself and is easily one of the country's finest exports when it comes to all things music and entertainment. 

Born to a family of musicians and the youngest of nine siblings, Roberto followed in the footsteps of his parents, who are both musicians, and began his musical career in 1996. His efforts paid off and continue to pay off as the superstar comfortably sits as one of the highest paid musicians in the country.

Let’s take a look at Roberto Zambia’s net worth and everything that has contributed to his fat bank account.

Picture source: @robertozambia Instagram

What is Roberto Zambia Net Worth?

As of 2020, the musician had a net worth of an estimated $250 000 USD which is roughly about 4.5 million Kwacha. Two year later all his musical endeavors, his side hustles, brand partnerships, jobs and business, have grown, however the current 2022 figure of Roberto Zambia’s net worth is not known. With his 2020 net worth, Roberto still sits as one of the top five richest musicians in Zambia.

Picture source: @robertozambia Instagram

How does Roberto Make His Money?

As a multifaceted artist, Roberto has several income streams that have, over the years, contributed to his net worth. We will look at each of his revenue sources and how he earns from each of them.

Radio Presenter
When Roberto is not in the studio making songs or on stages serenading and entertaining the masses, the musician works as a Drive Time radio presenter on one of the biggest radio stations in the country, Radio Q FM.

The bulk of Roberto Zambia’s net worth comes from his music. Roberto is currently the highest paid and most booked and sought after performing artist in Zambia and the musician makes nothing less than K12,000 per performance/ appearance. Additionally, he earns from YouTube views on his songs as well as royalties and licensing fees for all his music.

Picture source: @robertozambia Instagram

CEO and Music Producer
As mentioned earlier, Roberto comes from a musical family. Together with his brother, General Ozzy, the two own a recording label called 'BrathaHood Music’. Roberto can often be found in the studio producing tracks for upcoming artists as well as for Young Rico, Mandela, Kaufela who are all signed to the label.

Brand Ambassador
As a result of his status and influence, the artist has worked with several brands and corporations all which have contributed to his net worth. He was the Brand Ambassador and Environment Champion, on AgroEcology and Climate Change when working with Action Action Aid, Caritas Zambia and Pelum Zambia. Roberto has also been associated with the alcohol brand Hennessy. 

Roberto Awards & Nominations

Another contribution to Roberto Zambia’s net worth is the numerous awards and nominations the artist has received over the years. Below is a list of them

2016 - Song of the Year at the Zambia Music Awards (Won)
2016 - Pan African Song of the Year at the Namibia Annual Music Awards (NAMA) (Won)
2016 - Artiste of the Year at the Pan African Awards (Won)
2017 - Best Male Southern Africa at the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) (Nominated)
2018 - African Song of the Year at the HiPipo Awards (Won)
2018 - Best Song in Southern Africa 'Into You' at the HiPipo Awards (Won)
2018 - Best African Song at the HiPipo Awards (Nominated)
2018 - Best Southern African Song of the Year at the HiPipo Awards (Nominated)
2019 - International Achievement at the Kwacha Music Awards (Won)

Picture source: @robertozambia Instagram

Roberto has always worked hard and dedicated himself to the goals he set out to achieve from the beginning of his career, and this has gotten him to where he is today in the music industry. Roberto Zambia’s net worth is definitely a testament to his hard work and commitment to his craft. 

Throughout his career, he has continuously always acknowledged the love and support he has received from his fans and his ‘biggest supporter’ - his mother.

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