Wizkid and Davido Who is the Richest
Wizkid and Davido

Many music lovers in Africa never cease to debate who is the richest between Wixkid and Davido who have dominated the African music industry for over a decade.

This argument has resuscitated for a long time among the fans of the duo singers as many see them as music rivals.

Advertisement

Even music lovers who are not fans of any of the two singers join their fans to engage in this controversial topic.

Davido loyal fans believe without a doubt; that the music executive is the richest while Starboy lovers also argued without a doubt that their music icon is the richest.

Who is the richest between Wizkid and Davido? That’s the question that begs for an answer.

Wizkid was first signed by a music record label, Empire Mates Entertainment, (EME) in 2009 and it brought him into the limelight after he released his song titled “Holla at my boy”.

Wizkid Starboy Entertainment Record Label

In March, 2013, Wizkid established his label Starboy Entertainment parting with Empire Mates Entertainment, (EME)

The list of current and former Starboy signed artiste
  • Legendury Beatz (Uzezi & Okiemute Oniko)
  • L.A.X., R2bees
  • Mr Eazi
  • Efya
  • Terri

Wizkid’s Biography

Wizkid is a Nigerian singer and songwriter who is recognized internationally and he’s earned a top spot in the music industry. He’s decorated as the most revolutionary Afro-pop artists of the modern era.

Wikid’s Family and Parents

He was birthed into the family of 12 to Alhaji Muniru Olatunji Balogun and Mrs. Jane Dolapo.

Alhaji Muniru, Wizkid’s father hailed from Lagos. His father is a practicing Muslim while his mother is a Pentecostal Christian.

Schools Wizkid Attended

Wizkid attended Ijebu Ode Grammar School, Ijebu Ode, Ogun State. He proceed to University of Lagos and graduated in 2009.

He also got admitted into Lead City University to International Relations but he dropped out of the school to concentrate on his music career. He made this disclosure known in an interview he granted two years ago.

Wizkid Awards

Wizkid has received several awards for his music both in Nigeria and overseas. The awards below are categorized into two: Personal Awards and Award for his songs. They include:

Personal Awards

  • Promising Artist of the Year, Dynamix All Youths Awards, 2010
  • Best New Male Artiste, City People Entertainments Awards, 2011
  • Best New Act of the Year, Nigeria Entertainment Awards, 2011
  • Artiste of the Year, Dynamix All Youth Awards, 2011
  • Best African Art, Music of Black Origin, 2011
  • Best Pop/R&B Artist of the Year, Nigeria Entertainment Award, 2012
  • Hip Hop World Revelation of the Year, The Headies 2012
  • Artist of the Year, The Headies, 2012
  • Best International Act Africa, BET Awards, 2012
  • Musician of the Year, The Future Awards, 2012
  • Musician of the Year (Male), Nigeria Entertainment Awards, 2013
  • African Artist of the Year, Ghana Music Awards, 2013
  • Male Artist of the Year, Nigeria Entertainment Awards, 2015
  • African Artist of the Year, Ghana Music Awards, 2016
  • African Artist of the Year, African Pride Awards, 2016
  • Best West African Artist, Music of Black Origin (MOBO), 2017
  • Artiste of the Year, Music of Black Origin (MOBO), 2017
  • Best International Artist, Music of Black Origin (MOBO), 2017

Awards For his Songs

  • Next Rated, ‘Holla at Your Boy’, The Headies, 2011
  • Best Album of the Year ‘Superstar’, Nigeria Entertainment Awards, 2012
  • Best Group Video of the Year ‘Slow Down’ R2Bees featuring Wizkid, 4syte TV Music Video Awards, 2013
  • Most Gifted Video of the Year ‘Azonto’ Channel O Music Video Awards, 2013
  • Hottest Single of the Year ‘Pull Over’ Nigeria Entertainment Awards, 2014
  • Most Gifted Duo/Group ‘Pull Over’ Kcee featuring Wizkid, Channel O Music Video Awards, 2014
  • Best Recording of the Year ‘Ojuelegba’, The Headies 2015
  • Best R&B/Pop Album ‘Ayo’ The Headies 2015
  • Album of the Year ‘Ayo’ The Headies 2015
  • Hottest Single of the Year, ‘Ojuelegba’ Nigeria Entertainment Award, 2015
  • Video of the Year ‘Ojuelegba’ African Muzik Magazine Awards, 2015
  • Song of the Year, ‘Ojuelegba’ African Muzik Magazine Awards, 2015
  • Top Streaming Song, Billboard Music Award, 2016
  • Top R&B Song, Billboard Music Award, 2016
  • Top R&B Collaboration, Billboard Music Award, 2016
  • Song of the Year, ‘Come Closer’ African Music Award (AFRIMA), 2017
  • BET Award, Hers Award, 2020

Wizkid Endorsement Deals

Wizkid’s value which have increased overtime has profited him in many, getting him lot of endorsement and business deal. Therefore, increasing his net worth and putting him on the top spot on the list of richest musicians in Africa.

Wizkid Endorsement with Pespsi

Part of the endorsement he signed is a one-year endorsement deal with Pepsi which worth about $350,000.

This made him traveled alongside Tiwa Savage for a commercial shoot for the brand in 2012. After the expiration of the contract, it was renewed for another two years.

Wizkid Endorsement Deals with Mtn

On the 28th of May, 2013, a year after he signed endorsement deal with Pepsi, Wizkid again signed a one-year deal with Nigeria Global Communication giant, MTN Nigeria.

Wizkid Mtn endorsement deal is worth the estimated sum of $115,000

Wizkid Endorsement Deals with Guinness

On October 3, 2013, he signed another endorsement deal with Guinness for the Guinness World Of More concert in Victoria Island, Lagos. The event held on November 3, same year.

Wizkid with America Vodka Company, Ciroc 

Wizkid signed a major deal with American Vodka Company, Ciroc. On July 29, 2018 Wizkid announced the big announcementdeal with top Vodka, Ciroc with the words, “Movement, my people.

Wizkid Puma endorsement deal is worth the estimated sum of $1 million

Wizkid with America Vodka Company, Globacom 

In 2015, he went on to sign a deal with another Nigeria Communication Giant, Globacom for a worth of N128 million.

Wizkid Endorsement Deals with Nike 

In 2017, Wizkid collaborated with Nike to produce the Starboy Jersey Collection. Wizkid got an extension deal with Nike after entered a five year deal with the Nigerian Football Federation in 2018.

 Wizkid Nike endorsement deal is worth the estimated sum of $10,000

Wizkid Endorsement Deals with Puma

Wizkid singed another endorsement with German design Company Puma in 2020. The singer became an ambassador of the new JD x Puma Suede Classics campaign.

His new album, Made in Lagos dropped early 2020 earned him the ambassadorship, making him the new JD x Puma Suede Classics campaign.

Wizkid Endorsement Deals with UBA

On the 8th of August, UBA finalized talks with Wizkid as he joins UBA group as Brand Ambassador,making it another endorsement deal for him

Wizkid UBA endorsement deal is worth the estimated sum of $3 million

Wizkid Houses

The afrobeat star is said to own a mansion in Lekki, another mansion in Los Angeles, California, US, one in Ghana and another one in Surulere.

Wizkid House in Loss Angels

Wizkid in 2016 purchased a new mansion worth 5 million dollars in Los Angeles, United State.

Wizkid House in Ghana

Wizkid house in Ghana is situated in Ada in the Greater Accra region of Ghana. The music star get to his house in Accra when he wants to ease his mind and relax, he has a yacht and jet ski sitting on the river, waiting to take him to the high seas to reflect.

 

 Wizkid private jet. 

Wizkid in 2016, acquired a private jet at a sum of $40 million. This makes him one of the youngest private jet owners in Nigeria.

 

Davido’s Biography

David Adedeji Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, is a Nigerian-American singer, songwriter, and record producer. Davido became famoua after releasing “Dami Duro”, the second single from his debut studio album Omo Baba Olowo. In 2012,

Davido’s Family and Parents

He was birthed into the family of 5 to Business Mongol, Adedeji Adeleke and late Veronika Adeleke. Davido is the youngest of five siblings and his father’s second-born son.

Schools Wizkid Attended

He attended the British International School in Lagos, Nigeria, and at the age of 16, he moved back to the US to study business administration at Oakwood University in Alabama.

Wizkid Awards

Davido has received several awards for his music both in Nigeria and overseas. The awards below are categorized into two: Personal Awards and Award for his songs. They include:

Personal Awards

  • Best Newcomer Award, Kora Awards, 2012
  • Best International Act: Africa, BET Awards, 2014
  • Promising Youth Artist, Dynamix All Youth, 2011
  • Best Male West African, African Muzik Magazine Awards, 2014
  • Artists of the Year, African Muzik Magazine Awards, 2014
  • Best Male Artiste of the Year, MTV Africa Music Awards, 2014
  • African Artiste of the Year, Ghana Music Awards, 2014
  • Musician of the Year (Male), City People Entertainments Awards, 2014
  • Artiste of the Year, The Headies, 2018
  • Artiste of the Year, The Headies, 2014
  • Hip Hop World Revelation, The Headies, 2013
  • Next Rated, The Headies, 2012
  • Male Artist of the Year, Nigeria Entertainment Awards, 2014
  • Best Pop/R&B Artist of the Year, Nigeria Entertainment Awards, 2013
  • Best New Act of the Year, Nigeria Entertainment Awards, 2012

Song Awards and Recognitions

  • Music Video of the Year’ Aye’ Ben TV Awards, 2014
  • Song of the Year, ‘Back When’ Dynamix Youth, 2011
  • Most Gifted Newcomer Video of the Year, ‘Dami Duro’ Channel O Music Video Awards, 2012
  • Best Afro Pop Video ‘Aye’ Nigeria Music Video Awards, 2014
  • Song of the Year’ Aye’ The Headies 2014
  • Song of the Year and Best Pop Single, ‘If’ The Headies 2018
  • Best R&B/Pop Album ‘Omo Baba Olowo’, The Headies 2013
  • Hottest Single of the Year’ Dami Duro’ Nigeria Entertainments Awards, 2012
  • Best Collaboration ‘Gallardo’ Runtown featured Davido, Nigeria Entertainments Awards, 2014
  • Hottest Single of the Year, ‘Aye’ Nigeria Entertainments Awards, 2014
  • Best Collabo of the Year ‘Carolina’ Saucekid featured Davido, 2012
  • Bes.t Video by a New Artist (Live beats Choice) ‘Dami Duro’ Nigeria Entertainments Awards, 2012

Davido’s Endorsement Deals

Davido’s value which have increased overtime has profited him in many, getting him lot of endorsement and business deal. Therefore, increasing his net worth and putting him on the top spot on the list of richest musicians in Africa.

Davido Endorsement Deal With Martell Blue Swift

Nigerian music megastar, David Adeleke, better known as Davido has secured another big bag as he partners with Martell as their new standout swift.

Davido Martell Blue Swift endorsement deal is worth the estimated sum of $5million.

Davido Endorsement Deal With Pepsi

In 2016, Davido Bagged 2 Year Endorsement Deal with Pepsi

Davido Pepsi deal is worth the estimated sum of N100 million

Davido Endorsement Deal With Travelbeta

Davido Endorsement Deal With Mtn

Davido Endorsement Deal With Infinix

Davido Endorsement Deal With Sony Music

Davido Endorsement Deal With Pampers

Davido Endorsement Deal With Close Up

Davido Endorsement Deal With 1xbet

Who is the Richest Between Wizkid and Davido

According to 2021 Forbe’s list, Wizkid’s net worth is $21million while Davido’s net worth is $25million. With this, Davido is richer than Wizkid.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here