Wizkid, Olamide and Davido – Who is the Richest?
Who is the richest between Wizkid, Olamide and Davido – Have you been asking yourself or you have been arguing with your friends? Most are saying it is Davido because his father is among the top richest men in Nigeria. Others are saying it is Wizkid due to his extravagant buying of houses in different countries and the amount he charges for shows. Olamide is known for buying expensive cars.
The only question still bothering the minds of Nigerian music lovers most especially fans of these three artist is who the richest is among them. If you are wondering about this, you have come to the right place as I would break down details about these stars to give you an insight on who is the richest.
DON’T MISS THIS: Top 10 Most Lucrative Business Ideas In Nigeria
Wizkid whose full name is Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun was born in 1990 in Surulere Lagos. This 27 years old rapper recognized his talent at a pretty young age and has been into music from 2001 when he was just 11years old and till date he is pretty much still into it.
In 2011, his debut album “Superstar” which had songs like “holla at your boy” and “don’t dull” brought about his breakthrough and he gained wide recognition as a result of this.
He has proceeded from this to many other hit songs that have tuned the waves of the Nigerian music industry with songs like “Jaiye Jaiye”, “On top your matter” among others.
In 2016, Wizkid extended his achievements to the international scene when he did a collaboration with Drake which was among the top 15 music charts in countries like the United States, United Kingdom, Canada and even in Australia.
In 2013, the young superstar was ranked 5th on Forbes and Channel O’s list of Top 10 Richest/Bankable African Artists.
His prominence was not lost out on social media as Wizkid was the first Nigerian Musician to hit more than a million followers on twitter.
Now here comes the juicy part. With contracts from top industries including Pepsi, MTN, Globacom, and with his very own record label Starboy Records, Wizkid has a net worth of over 2.8 billion Naira.
Olamide Adedeji is another great musician Nigerians are proud of. Known by his stage name, Olamide, this musician was born in Bariga, Lagos State in 1989.
A singer, song-writer and performer started his music career in 2000 and in 2010, he was already performing at The Hip Hop World Awards. Olamide is one musician who just loves his mother-tongue – Yoruba, and performs mostly in it.
Olamide’s first album made its debut in 2011 titled Rapsodi, which toped various radio charts. Olamide has done so many collaborations with different artists including Phyno, D’Banj, Wizkid and 9ice.
With hit songs including Shakiti Bobo, Melo Melo, and Eleda Mi, this 28-year-old rapper sure knows how to turn it up when it comes to his music. He is known to get about 5 million naira for every show he performs.
Also referred to as Olamide Baddo, this Nigerian rapper has bagged awards and nominations including Nigerian Entertainment Awards (2016), Rap Act of the Year, Video Wonder of the Year among others.
Olamide also has his own endorsement deals. He is signed on to Ciroc, Etisalat, Guinness, Surebet 24/7, and also has his very own record label, YBNL.
This would definitely not be complete without mentioning Olamide’s net worth. This popular Nigerian rapper’s net worth is 900 million naira.
David Adedeji Adeleke alias Davido was born in Atlanta, USA. He was born in 1992 and since his rise to fame in 2011 this Nigerian musician is known to top the charts with his latest songs.
This 25 years old singer released his debut album in 2012 and it was titled Omo Baba which featured other artists including Ice Prince, Naeto C among others. From 2013 to 2015 Davido also released hit track singles including “Gobe”, “Skelewu” and “Aye” just to mention a few. His recent hit track, “If”, is one that has got us all dancing and always on replay.
He has his own record label, Davido Music Worldwide (DMV), and HKN brand which he manages with his brother. With his songs ranked among Premium Times Top 10 songs of 2013, Afrobiz’s Top 100 chart and others, this is one musician that we can really say knows his stuff.
Davido has always made so much noise on gossip mills with one story or the other. On endorsement deals, Davido has deals with MTN, Guiness and so many others.
This young Nigerian rapper has a net worth of 2.9 billion naira and is obviously on his way to increasing that.
Making deductions from the little details above about these much loved young and vibrant Nigerian musicians, it is safe to deduct from their net worth that Davido is the richest between the three.
Although Davido has the highest net worth as at January 2017, this could change anytime, as these rich musicians are not just musicians but business men and are relentless in their efforts in the music industry both nationally and internationally. Wizkid, Olamide and Davido – Who is the richest? Let’s give it to Davido, what do you think?