Wizkid is the richest musician in Nigeria. His net worth, as estimated by Forbes, is$21 Million, making him the richest musician in Nigeria in 2022.
You might want to ask, who is the richest musician in Nigeria? In this post, we will look at the Forbes Top 10 Richest Musician in Nigeria 2022. The music industry as we all know it today is a money-spinning industry.
In fact, it is one of the highest-paying professions in the world although you will need to be at the top of the industry to really have access to the big bucks. It’s amazing to see how much wealth and affluence is displayed by our Nigerian music artist.
Nigerian artists are definitely no newbies to raking in lots of money for their craft. They have released songs that have top charts in Africa and even penetrated global music charts. Their songs have gone viral in recent times and have had world tours to get in contact with their global fans. Top 10 Richest Musician in Nigeria
1. Davido ($45 Million)
Davido is another musician that makes the list of the richest musician in Nigeria. He is a big musician both locally and internationally and he is worth $45 million according to Forbes. He rose to fame with his hit single” Damiduro” which was released in 2012.
David Adeleke popularly known as Davido, is the son of Billionaire, Dr. Adedeji Adeleke. His current net worth according to Forbes is $45 million. He has two Baby Mama, though engaged to a third, Chioma.
His real names are David Adedeji Adeleke, he was born on the 21st of November 1992 in Atlanta, U.S.A. He has gained recognition as a prolific artiste and he has many awards to his credit.
Davido hit a milestone in the entertainment industry when he released his debut album labeled, “Duro”. This was in 2011, an alliance with Shizzi. In 2016, he established his music label, DMW, of which Mayorkun is a major Signee.
He is the son of one the richest politicians in Nigeria which definitely shows that he was born into affluence. However, he is self made as his net worth is from numerous endorsement deals and not his father’s wealth. top 20 richest musician in nigeria
Davido has made waves in the industry and has received some endorsements and nominations remotely. He has endorsed multi-million deals with brands like The MTN group and Guinness Nigeria, in 2012 and 2013 respectively. He has also been enamored with the ambassadorship of Companies like Pepsi, AXE, and Infinix Mobile.
Davido is the co-founder of HKN music and the boss of DMW. He has signed many artists such as Peruzzi, Dremo, Lyta, Mayorkun, Idowest, and Yonda to his record label. He has released 3 studio albums in his music career which include ‘A Good Time in 2019, Son of Mercy in 2016, and Omo Baba Olowo in 2012.
Most of his popular songs includes Blow my mind, Risky, If, Dami Duro, etc. He has worked with international musicians such as Meek Mill, Chris Brown, Popcaan, etc.
With his label, Davido has played up and worked with other prominent artists like Maleek Berry, 2Baba, and Ice Prince.
Davido owns two houses in Lekki and Georgia, US. and a private jet. He has signed many endorsements deals with brands like Sony, First Bank, MTN, Pepsi, Infinix. He has really carved a niche for himself both locally and internationally. Richest Musicians in Nigeria
He also has a lot of vehicles to his name.
Davido’s Cars and Houses
Davido has two mansions in Lekki, Lagos, and a getaway mansion in Georgia, USA. Davido’s car collection is dazzling with:
• Rolls Royce Cullinan 2019 (~₦350 million)
• Bentley Bentayga (₦108 million)
• Bentley Continental GT (~₦95 million)
• Porsche Panamera Turbo S (~₦22.8 million)
• Range Rover Sports (₦84 million – ₦90 million)
• Range Rover SV Autobiography (₦98 million)
• Chevrolet Camaro GS (₦9.4 million)
• Audi R8 (₦23.4 million)
• Audi Q7 (₦12 million)
• Mercedes-AMG GLS63 (~₦45 million)
• Mercedes G-Wagon (~₦21 million)
• Toyota Land Cruiser (~₦30 million) several cars like a Porsche, Range Rover Sport and Chevrolet Camaro