DJ Maphorisa has a net worth of about $2.2 million and is currently one of the richest disc jockeys in South Africa. Besides owning nice cars such as BMW M4, and a Mercedes Benz AMG C63S, the record producer, DJ, and vocalist also own a beautiful two-storey apartment at Midrand, Johannesburg.
Aside from his love for fast cars and a beautiful home, DJ Maphorisa also spends money on looking good. He is known for wearing expensive clothes, shoes, and jewelry. Fortunately for him, his career endeavors are footing his bills.
DJ Maphorisa’s Car Collection
It’s no news that celebrities spend a lot of money on cars, and DJ Maphorisa is no exception. He is a lover of fast cars, and scrolling through this IG account, you can easily tell that he likes to take pictures in front of nice cars.
DJ Maphorisa owns a BMW M4, Benz AMG C63S Coupe, BMW M2, BMW 325i, and a Mercedes Benz V Class. His car collection is the full proof of his interest in luxury. However, here are the specs and prices of DJ Maphorisa’s cars.
- Horsepower: 473 horsepower
- Torque: 406 pound-feet of torque
- Speed: Can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 3.8 seconds
- Torque: 550Nm@2350-5230rpm
- Horsepower: 410bhp@6250rpm
- Number of cylinders: 6
- ARAI Mileage: 10.63 kmpl
- Engine displacement: 2979
Benz AMG C63S Coupe
- Engine: twin-turbo 4.0-liter V-8 engine
- Horsepower: 503 horsepower
- Torque: 516 lb-ft of torque
- Horsepower: 215 hp @ 6,250 rpm
- Torque: 185 lb-ft @ 2,750 rpm
- Valves: 24
- Valve timing: Variables
Mercedes Benz V Class
- Torque: 380Nm@1400-2400rpm
- Horsepower: 161bhp@3800rpm
- Engine displacement: 2143
- ARAI Mileage: 16.0 kmpl
- Number of cylinders: 4
DJ Maphorisa’s House
On the 4th of April 2019, DJ Maphorisa took to social media to share the good news of owning a house with his fans. In the post, he shared pictures of himself in front of the house, and in his caption, he revealed that he had always prayed to own a house. He also encouraged his fans who want to own a house that they too can do it.
The post’s comment section was full of fans who were happy for the DJ in his new house. His two-storey building is located at Midrand, Johannesburg. From the pictures of his house that DJ Maphorisa has shared on social media, you can tell that he certainly has eyes for nice finishings.
His house has a large garage, a swimming pool, and nice Sun Loungers beside it. The surrounding area is beautiful, with flowers and trees that are obviously well cared for. Although he did not share interior pictures, you can tell that a building with such an exterior will undoubtedly look good inside. His apartment is indeed a dream house.
DJ Maphorisa Also Spends Money On Fashion
DJ Maphorisa has a thing for looking good, and he shows off a lot of wealth on social media. You can barely scroll through his social media handles without noticing this. He likes to look flashy and full. He always compliments his outfits with matching shoes, caps, and jewelry. Just looking at the pictures of his jewelry, you can easily tell that they cost a fortune.
How Does DJ Maphorisa Make Money?
Whenever someone flaunts so much wealth, people begin to ask questions about the source of his income. For DJ Maphorisa, his source of income is obviously for all. He is a DJ, record producer, and vocalist, and he makes a good part of his money from music. He started his music career in 2008, and since then, he has grown to become one of South Africa’s richest DJs. He has released a good number of hit tracks, some of which include:
- The Banger
- Omalicha Nwa
- Midnight Starring
- Soweto Baby
DJ Maphorisa has had several worthwhile collaborations that have contributed so much to his growth in the South African music industry. He has worked with many South African artists, including international music stars, and these have helped him reach a wider audience, thereby increasing his fanbase.
Aside from fame and money, DJ Maphorisa’s work in the entertainment industry has also earned him award nominations and an award. In 2018, his song, Midnight Starring, won the award of Most Voted Song at the Mzansi Kwaito and House Music Awards.
Since 2018, he has been nominated for several other awards, including the African Muzik Magazine Awards, the Music Producer of the year in 2020, Best African Act at MTV Africa Music Awards, and favorite DJ at DStv Mzansi Viewers Choice Awards in 2018, among others.
DJ Maphorisa Makes Money From Tours
Invitations to perform at various events have also contributed to DJ Maphorisa’s wealth. He is arguably one of the most sought music artists in South Africa. Aside from the events he performs in South Africa, he also attends tours.
In 2021, he was on tour with WizKid for his album ‘Made in Lagos.’ Still, in the same year, he was on the AmaFest tour. In 2022, DJ Maphorisa went on a tour around Europe, America, and Puerto Rico. In Europe, he visited the UK, Ireland, Portugal, and Manchester. He started his tour of the UK on the 1st of March 2022 and ended on the 12th of March 2022.
His tour of America and Puerto Rico started the next day – on the 13th of March 2022 – and ended on the 26th of March 2022. In America, he visited Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, and Washington. In Puerto Rico, he visited San Juan.
DJ Maphorisa Also Makes Money From YouTube
DJ Maphorisa makes a lot of money from streaming platforms. He gets millions of views from different streaming platforms like YouTube, iTunes, and Spotify. He has over 400k subscribers on YouTube, and most of his songs have over a million views.
His song Hello, featuring Kabza De Small, has over 2.1 million views, while his song, Banyana, has over 5 million views. He has other videos on his channel with millions and thousands of views.
Although he is not one to make his earnings from these streaming platforms a public affair, you can tell that he makes a good sum of money from these platforms, considering the number of views his songs get.