Popularly known as Akapilipili (Hot Chick), Salma Sky is a gifted RnB musician from Zambia who has made a name for herself from her music both in Zambia and internationally.
Considered one of the most successful female artists in the country, Salma is a living proof that talent pays and that nothing should ever stop a person from chasing after their dreams.
This article looks at Salma Sky’s net worth, her music career which has been very rewarding, as well as her endorsement deals.
What is Salma Sky’s net worth?
Although the exact value of Salma Sky’s net worth is currently unavailable, some sources have estimated the musician’s net worth to be around $1 million.
She has accumulated this incredible amount of wealth from her career in the music industry as well as through her endorsement deals.
Salma Sky career
Born Salma Dodia on the 22nd of November 1985 in Lusaka, Salma Sky grew up with an inborn passion for music and as she grew up, she nurtured her musical talent. Her father is the famous economist- Yusuf Dodia.
She took a break from music to pursue a career in modelling and she was quite successful in the field, even though her heart was still in music.
Salma eventually left modelling and returned to her first love- music. In 2010, she collaborated with legendary Zambian musician Jordan Katembula (JK) to release the hit single- Kapiripiri which was a huge success and introduced Salma Sky to the music industry.
Since launching her music career, Salma Sky has continued to prove that she is here to stay. She has released a number of hit songs including Overtime, Folo Folo, Wonderful World, Kakalebalika, Ruby, and 10 Years, among other great hits.
Her music has not only helped Salma Sky win the hearts of millions of fans across Africa, but it has also won her prestigious awards including the 2012 Born & Bred Award for Best R&B video.
Having conquered her fanbase in Zambia, Salma Sky has grown to become an internationally-acclaimed musician and she has exported her music to other African countries.
She performed during the grand finale of Big Brother Africa in 2010 and 2013 which exposed her to an international audience.
The gifted singer has shared a stage with some of the biggest names in the music industry including American musicians- Joe Thomas and Brian Mcknight during the 2018 Stanbic Music Festival.
In 2020, Salma Sky released her debut album Fine Tuned followed by a second album in 2021 titled Free. Both albums received positive reviews, proving that Salma Sky’s creativity is still fresh even after more than ten years in the industry.
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Salma Sky endorsement deals
Besides her successful music career, Salma Sky’s net worth has also benefited from her endorsement deals with reputable brands.
She is the official brand ambassador of a mineral water company called Vatra Minerals. She has also reportedly worked with some big brands in the past including The Perfume Corner, Jewel of Africa, Simpex Enterprises, Krrish Tech, and ZARA to name but a few.
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