Talking about The Richest Nigerian Musician never goes complete without mentioning the likes of Wizkid and Davido rivalry financially and otherwise. There have been heated arguments from fans all over the globe about who the richest is.
Lets take a cursory look into their net worth; you can easily decide based on their achievements, properties, 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.
With 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 2.3billion naira.
Davido 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 blings 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.
With 25 awards and 48 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 of 2.9billion Naira.