Wizkid and Davido : Who Is Richer? The Richest Nigerian Musician
Wizkid and Davido : Who is the richest Nigerian musician is one of the most frequently asked question about the singers. The simple truth is that Wizkid and Davido are two the most popular and versatile musicians in Nigeria today and they have managed to amass a huge number of fans for themselves home and abroad. Fans are fond of arguing who of them is better and who is richer among the two. Obviously, the deliberation regarding who of two musicians is richer is a recurring question and it is very common amongst their fans as they continue to battle for supremacy in terms of the weight of their bank account , wealth and talent.
Have you been wanting to compare and learn about the two idols of the Nigerian industry? you are going to find out which one of them is the bigger boy financially because i think its high time we intervene into this argument. If you have been seeking for interesting facts about the two celebrities, their lifestyle , career, background , rise to fame, endorsement and how they amass their wealth then be my guest of this piece . Other questions that is frequently asked about Wizkid and Davido is , Who is the better artiste? Who has more baby mamas? Who is older? What is their net worth? Who is richer? continue reading to learn more about them.
It is no longer news that Wizkid and Davido are both very good and versatile Nigerian artistes and they are also close substitute when it come to Nigerian music. They are the most successful Nigerian musicians who has achieved a lot from the music career and well known worldwide. They have won several reputable awards both in Nigeria and other countries with many endorsement deals to their name. This two Nigerian musicians have continued to battle themselves right from the inception of their career but the main reason is still unknown. In time past , we all use to think that they are very good friends but only to discovered on the long run that they don’t go well with each other as they constantly throw shades at each other on social media.
Wizkid and Davido have continuously done so much for Nigerian music industry as much as they have also ensure that Nigeria remains relevant globally on the music scene. They have been able to worked with host of foreign musicians , Wizkid recently collaborated with US based Chris Brown , Drake, Trey Songs, Future and many more why Davido on the other hand has worked with Meek Mill , Young Thug, Rea Sremmurd and many others. Their names rings bell locally and internationally. Drakes features Wizkid one “One Dance” son which won him several awards and it is one of his best selling song . Wizkid has recently went on a music tour with Chris Brown and Future and he has hanged out with several America singers including Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, Chris Brown, Future to mention a few. Wizkid is going to be featured on Beyonce’s yet to release Ep . When it comes to international level, Wizkid is more popular and familiar.
Wizkid and Davido are two tremendous musicians from Nigeria who are well known for their lucrative career and we have their solo career to thank for their achievement . Wizkid and Davido are not known for working together and they haven’t recorded any notable tracks together . However, we are going to compare their awards, money, songs and admirers, endorsement and answer the question: Wizkid and Davido – who is the richest and better singer?
Brief: Wizkid’s biography
Wizkid was in Nigeria in 1990 and started singing when he was a little boy at the age of 11 years after he was discovered by OJB Jeezrel (now late). He released his first album together with the “Glorious Five” group and his code-name was ‘Lil Prinz’. He shot to stardom in 2010 after the song ‘Holla at Your Boy’. This track was a lead single in his debut studio album. Wizkid later released some more known singles like Don’t Dull, Eye Me and many others. He collaborated with other notable musicians like Bracket, R2Bees, Orezi, Tiwa Savage and many others.
Wizkid later left Banky W record label to float his fresh “Star Boy Records” which is now home for musicians like R2Bees, Mr Eazi, Efya, etc. The CEO of Star Boys record is considered the most known and richest musician and in Nigeria. He was recently said to be Nigeria’s highest export after oil. Wizkid has signed an agreement on cooperation with the largest company on production of drinks of Pepsi, the deal brought him the income in the size of $350,000. This commercial transaction has given him many opportunities in other areas. He also signed a one year contract with MTN in 2013 . Following the expiration of the contract, he was quickly endorsed by Globacom and the deal is still valid right now. The new agreement with GLOBACOM, has been estimated at N128 M. Wizkid is also signed to Sony Music; a music deal worth millions of dollars.
In October 2013, Wizkid signed the agreement with Guinness for a concert in Lagos on Victoria Island in November. In the total, his income makes approximately N2.3 billion. He has about 1.5 million subscribers on Facebook at the moment and 3.34 million on twitter. Wizkid has received the lion share from awards and nominations. He has been nominated for an award more than 80 times.
Brief: Davido’s biography
Born David Adedeji Adelekebetter known by his stage name Davido, he was born in Atlanta, the USA, in 1992. Davido is the son of a rich Nigerian man named “Dr Adeleke“, businessman and a billionaire who is well known worldwide. Davido became rich at his early age and he didn’t depend on his father;s wealth as he preferred to work hard for his own money. At the age of 23 years, Davido become the famous performer and the music producer who is now dinning with the bigger boys in entertainment scene worldwide. He was the co-owner of the HKN brand together with his brother before he went ahead to found his personal label, “Davido Music Worldwide”. He produced for big musicians like Naeto C, Tiwa Savage, etc. and currently has an endorsement deal with MTN , he signed the contract in 2012 and estimated at N30 millions. He also has an endorsement deal with Pepsi. He later became the partner of Guinness in 2013.
Davido has been able to achieve a lot from his musical career . He bought a mansion worth of N140 million at the age of 20. He earn close to N3 billions at the moment and his fat income comes from different angles including his numerous contracts, events/shows, endorsements, local and international tours, advertising and of course , his tracks. His songs “Aye” and “Gobe” are currently having 15million and 11million views on YouTube respectively. He has more than 2 million subscribers on Facebook and 2.94 million on twitter. The multiple award winning musician has worked with acts like Diamond Platnumz, Akon, Meek Mill and has performed on many big stages both home and abroad.
Davido charges between 2 Million to 5 Millions naira per show for bookings and between N30k to N250k per show for concerts and organized events. His deals alone is worth over N40Millon.
Now that we have learnt more about Wizkid and Davido, So… Who is richer between the two Nigerian musicians Wizkid and Davido? the decision is yours.