Born in 1991 in Mukono, Lydia Nabawanuka better known as Lydia Jazmine is arguably one of the most successful musicians in Uganda right now.
Here is a look at Lydia Jazmine’s net worth, her music career and endorsement deals that have contributed to her wealth, as well as her house and cars.
What is Lydia Jazmine’s net worth?
According to several online sources, Lydia Jazmine’s net worth is currently estimated at UGX 716 million and she is currently one of the richest female musicians in Uganda.
She has accumulated this impressive wealth from her successful career as a musician as well as her endorsement deals with big brands.
Lydia Jazmine’s music career
Lydia Jazmine realized her talent and passion for music when she was young. She started singing while in high school after joining the school choir. She later joined the church choir at the Passover Harvest Centre and at Watoto Church.
After completing her high school education, Lydia Jazmine joined a band called Gertnum where she provided background vocals.
In 2013, musical duo Radio and Weasel signed her to become their back-up singer. She also provided backup vocals for Bebe Cool and Sheebah Karungi.
Lydia Jazmine launched her solo career at the end of 2014 when she got signed to Necta Music under the management of Bushingtone. She released her debut single You Know featuring dancehall superstar Rabadaba. The song which was nominated for Best RnB song in the Galaxy FM Zina Music Awards was a massive hit and helped Lydia Jazmine break through into the music industry.
Since launching her solo music career, Lydia Jazmine has grown to accomplish such great milestones. She has won multiple music awards, worked with some of the biggest names in the industry and performed on some of the biggest stages. In 2016 and 2017 consecutively, she was selected to represent Uganda in the Coke Studio Africa.
She makes money from her music through live performances, royalties and licensing fees. As one of the most popular female artists right now, Lydia Jazmine has an impressive rate card.
Lydia Jazmine’s brand endorsement deals
Besides her music, Lydia Jazmine’s net worth has also been built from her partnerships with big brands.
Over the years, she has worked with brands like Huawei, Infinix, and Radiant Cosmetics. In April 2022, she secured another endorsement deal with a digital logistics company called eMoolo.
During the COVID-19 pandemic when a majority of people were struggling to make ends meet, the sensational musician revealed that she had lost most of her sources of income and was heavily relying on endorsement payouts.
Lydia Jazmine's house and cars
Thanks to her impressive net worth that she has built over years of hard work, Lydia Jazmine can afford to live in the house of her dreams and drive luxury cars.
The musician recently revealed that she had started the construction of her dream house and she will soon be joining the growing list of Ugandan musicians who own houses.
Jazmine reportedly owns a white Mercedes Benz that was gifted to her by her manager on her 30th birthday and she also has a Volkswagen Convertible that she bought in 2018.