WIZKID VS DAVIDO: WHO IS THE RICHEST NIGERIAN MUSICIAN
Talking about THE RICHEST NIGERIAN MUSICIAN never goes complete without mentioning the likes of Wizkid and Davido’s rivalry financially, materially, talent wise and otherwise. There have been heated arguments from fans all over the globe about who the richest is.
Fans keep arguing about who is the richest between wizkid and Davido, now Lets take a cursory look into their net worth; you can easily decide based on their achievements, properties, and their endorsement deals and personal businesses.
Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun popularly know as Wizkid, Star Boy record CEO/Boss is regarded as one of the most famous and richest African Act from Nigeria. He kicked off his music career through one of Nigeria’s most celebrated songwriter and music producer OJB Jezreel.
Wizkid was born July 6th 1990, to Nigerian parents. He rose to fame in 2010 with the release of the song “Holla at Your Boy” from his debut studio album, Superstar (2011) under former record label EME (Empire Mates Entertainment) boss Banky W.
The star Boy record Boss just added to the team a Nigerian American based act known as DJ Tunez, Wizkid is know for adding the best to his team so its not surprising.
Baba Nla doesn’t seem like taking off his foot from the pedal anytime soon.. Though many of his colleagues in the music industry see him as being proud, but he still keeps getting loved up by fans! lets not forget that Wizkid currently boasts of one of the biggest fan base in the entire African continent.
With over 18 awards, 65 nominations, not forgetting album sales, current endorsements deals with multinational firms and considering the Telecomms (Telco) Giants in Nigeria, both local and international tours.
Wizkid’s networth is within a staggering range of 2.9billion Naira.
Davido is an American-born Nigerian recording artist, Performer, Songwriter and Record Producer was born on November 21, 1992 to Chief Deji and Vero Adeleke in Atlanta, Georgia. His father is a Nigerian billionaire while his late mother was a university lecturer. He attended The British International School in Lekki, Lagos.
Davido studied Business Administration at Oakwood University prior to relocating to Nigeria. He graduated from Babcock University, Ogun State in 2015.
The HKN Music Co-owner David Adedeji Adeleke along with his elder brother Adewale Adeleke released his first single “Dami Duro“, in 2011.
He revealed that the inspiration behind the hit song Dami Duro was borne out of his ordeal in the hands of Nigerian police men, he narrated this during his practical presentation on “How To Make A Hit Song” at a yearly entertainment conference (Nigerian Entertainment Conference ) on how he was arrested, released, got home and wrote the song almost immediately, all in just one day.
Dami duro Crooner has a house in Lekki worth over 140million naira, he is a fan of luxurious necklaces, permit me to use the word swagishly known as bling bling in the music industry.
His two songs Aye and Gobe are currently having 15million and 11million views respectively on youtube.
Talking about his net worth, his newly acquired mansion in Atlanta Georgia, both interior and exterior is worth 33million Naira.
Davido added to his fleet of cars, a Rolls Royce Phantom which costs over a 100million Naira, OBO is living a life people day dream.
It would be nice to know that the Omo Baba Olowo prodigy has just added a new line of business to his already existing businesses. Guess what! Its a new clothing line called “OBO Brand Clothing” coming this summer 2016. The young tycoon just keeps the money rolling in, the sensational singer publicly posted on His Instagram account on the 12 of April 2016 expressing his gratitude to God for yet another success, for his two(2) years endorsement deal with Pepsi, a multinational company, therefore making him join the likes of Wizkid, Tiwa Savage and Seyi Shay on the payroll of the brand.
Nigerian celebrities are well known for keeping the worth of their endorsement deals secret, we ‘ll provide you with details of the worth soon. Kudos to Davido.
With over 27 awards and 55 nominations both nationally and internationally, not forgetting album sales, endorsements deals with multinational firms, telecommunications companies in Nigeria, and local/international tours. Davido’s Net worth stands at over 3.5billion Naira.