Prince Nico Mbarga Biography, Net Worth, Age, Cars, House

Prince Nico Mbarga Biography, Net Worth, Age, Cars, House

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Born on January 1st, 1950, in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, Nigeria, Prince Nico Mbarga was a renowned musician and songwriter. His father was a Nigerian soldier and his mother a seamstress. He grew up in Ikom, Cross River State, and had his primary education at Ikom Primary School. He later went to Hope Waddell Training Institution, Calabar, for his secondary education.


Prince Nico Mbarga’s music career started in the 1970s when he formed a band, Rocafil Jazz, with his brother. The band later released their first song, “Meka Sika”, which became a hit in Ghana. He gained international recognition in 1976 when he released “Sweet Mother”, which went on to sell over 13 million copies worldwide, making it one of the best-selling African songs ever.

He created his own record label, Rogers All Stars, in 1979, and continued to create music that blended Highlife and Makossa music styles. Some of his notable songs include “Aki Special”, “Simple Arithmetic”, “Family Movement”, and “Christiana”.


Here is a list of the albums Prince Nico Mbarga released during his career:

Year Album Name
1981 Sweet Mother
1982 Aki Special
1983 Wayo In-Law
1984 Family Movement
1985 Lion of Africa
1986 Christiania

Backlink to Profile

To listen to Prince Nico Mbarga’s music, check out his profile on Boomplay and other social media accounts.

Personal Life

Prince Nico Mbarga was married to Roghe Mbarga and had seven children. He was known for his flashy lifestyle and was a car enthusiast, owning several cars such as the Rolls Royce and Mercedes-Benz. He also had a mansion in Idimu, Lagos, Nigeria.

Net Worth Overview

Prince Nico Mbarga’s net worth was estimated to be around $10 million dollars at the time of his death in 1997. In Nigerian Naira, his net worth was approximately ₦3.6 billion. In Canadian dollar, his net worth would have been around CAD 13.2 million, while in Ghanaian Cedi, he would have been worth GHS 62.8 million. His net worth in Kenyan Shilling was approximately KES 851.5 million, and in South African Rand, he would have been worth ZAR 115.6 million. His net worth in Ugandan Shilling was UGX 36.8 billion, and in Indian Rupee, he would have been worth INR 715.5 crores.

Prince Nico Mbarga’s music has left a lasting impression on the world, inspiring many generations and continuing to be a treasured classic.