Wizkid vs Davido: Who is Richer and More Influential

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A lot of debates and arguments have been going online on different platforms comparing these two talented singers who have made a fortune in the music industry. Fans and social media users are on the debate “Wizkid vs Davido, who is the richest, who has more influence, more stats, etc.

In this article, we made research and explained who has it more between these two music celebrities. Just sit down as we unfold all to you.

In a bid to take you through who they are, and what they worth, it’s good you have a brief on their biography.

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Davido vs Wizkid, Who Do You Think Is richer

Brief Biography of Wizkid

Wizkid is a popular Nigerian singer and songwriter. His full name is Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun while his stage name is “Wizkid”. He was born on the 16th of July, 1990.  He began his singing career at the age of eleven (11) and shortly after, in the same year (2001),  he released a collaborative album with a musical group named “The Glorious Five”. The Glorious Five is a group he and a couple of his church friends formed.

Wizkid signed a record deal with Empire Mates Entertainment (E.M.E) in 2009. He rose to prominence after releasing one of his songs titled “Holla at Your Boy”. Which later won him the “Next Rated Award’ at the Headies 2010.

He also released some lead single from his debut studio album Superstar (2011). “Tease Me/Bad Guys”, “Don’t Dull”, “Love My Baby”, “Pakurumo” and “Oluwa Lo Ni” were also released as singles from the Superstar album.

In the year 2012, Wizkid signed an endorsement deal with “Pepsi” which was said to worth $350,000.

Also, in the year 2013, he signed an endorsement deal with “MTN” in May and with “Guinness” in October, the same year.

In February 2014, Wizkid became the “First Nigerian musician” to have over one million (1,000,000+) followers on “Twitter”. After then, in September 2014, he released his self-titled album, named “Ayo”, which was also his second studio album. It was supported by six singles: “Jaiye Jaiye”, “On Top Your Matter”, “One Question”, “Joy”, “Bombay” and “Show You the Money”. Wizkid left E.M.E after his contract expired.

In the year 2015, he was said to have left MTN for a 128-million-naira deal with GLOBACOM.

In 2016, Wizkid achieved international recognition following his collaboration with Drake on the global hit, “One Dance”, which got to number one on the playlist in 15 countries, including the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia. This helped his music career a lot as it took his career to a greater level and he became one of the richest musicians in Africa.

In March 2017, he signed a multi-album deal with RCA Records.

On the 14th of July, 2017, he released his third studio album, titled “Sounds from the Other Side” (SFTOS). It served as his major-label debut and was primarily a Caribbean-influenced record. SFTOS was supported by five singles: “Daddy Yo”, “Sweet Love”, “Come Closer”, “African Bad Gyal” and “Naughty Ride”.

He became the first Afrobeats artist to appear in the 2018 Guinness World Records for his contributions to “One Dance”.

In July 2019, the talented singer confirmed a mega-deal he signed with United Bank for Africa (UBA) as their brand ambassador

He owns a record label called Starboy Entertainment

It was seen on all his social media pages that he is set to release his fourth album, with the name; Made in Lagos’ which is to be released on the 15th of October, 2020.

WizKid’s Net worth

Wizkid has a net worth of approximately $20 million. When it comes to properties, Wizkid is said to own an N13 million mansion in Surulere, Lagos State, and a home in Lekki, Lagos state which also worth N68 million. He is also said to own a house in the United States (US) located in Los Angeles.

The 29-year-old talented singer is a lover of exotic cars and owns a fleet of cars including a “Lamborghini Prime X2” worth N28 million and a “Porsche Panamera” worth N13 million.  cars he owns are “Hyundai Sonata”, a BMW, a Bentley, and a Mercedes Benz.

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Influence

Wizkid has a large fan base on social media platforms. He has approximately 2.3 Million followers on Facebook, 11.2 Million followers on Instagram, and 7.2 Million followers on twitter.

Stats

  1. Wizkid was said to be the first African musician to hit 8 million monthly listeners on Spotify playlists
  2. He is also the first Nigerian artist to hit the No.1 spot on iTunes World Chart.
  3. He is also said to be the first Nigerian artist to reach No. 1 on the United States billboard (Hot 100)
  4. He is the first Nigerian artist to own two songs on United States Billboard (Hot 100)
  5. First Afro-pop artiste to appear on Guinness World Records.
  6. First African artist to hit a million views on YouTube within a short time frame, which was less than a day (24 hours)
  7. First Nigerian artist to headline and sell out a show at the 20,000 capacity O2 Arena, London.
  8. Wizkid was said to be the first African musician to hit 8 million monthly listeners on Spotify playlists
  9. He is also the first Nigerian artist to hit the No.1 spot on iTunes World Chart.
  10. He is also said to be the first Nigerian artist to reach No. 1 on the United States billboard (Hot 100)
  11. He is the first Nigerian artist to own two songs on United States Billboard (Hot 100)
  12. First Afro-pop artiste to appear on Guinness World Records.
  13. First African artist to hit a million views on YouTube within a short time frame, which was less than a day (24 hours)
  14. First Nigerian artist to headline and sell out a show at the 20,000 capacity O2 Arena, London.

Brief Biography of Davido

Davido is a popular Nigerian singer and his full name is David Adedeji Adeleke, while his stage name is Davido. He was born on November 21, 1992. David is an American-born Nigerian singer, songwriter, and record producer.

He studied Business Administration at Oakwood University before dropping out to make beats and record vocal references.

Davido took to fame after he released one of his songs titled “Dami Duro”, which was the second single from his debut studio album named “Omo Baba Olowo” in 2012. After then, six additional singles were released, titled “Back When”, “Ekuro”, “Overseas”, “All of You”, “Gbon Gbon”, and “Feel Alright”.

Davido won the Next Rated award at The Headies 2012.

Between 2013 and 2015, he released the hit singles titled “Gobe”, “One of a Kind”, “Skelewu”, “Aye”, “Tchelete (interpreted as Goodlife)”, “Naughty”, “Owo Ni Koko”, “The Sound” and “The Money”.

In January 2016, Davido announced on Twitter he had signed a record deal with Sony Music, and a few months later, he founded the record label “Davido Music Worldwide” (DMW), to which acts Dremo, Mayorkun, Yonda and Peruzzi is currently signed.

In July 2016, Davido signed a record deal with Sony’s RCA Records. In October 2016, he released the 5-track EP Son of Mercy, which was supported by the singles “Gbagbe Oshi”, “How Long” and “Coolest Kid in Africa”.

In April 2017, Davido re-negotiated his contract with Sony due to creative control issues and later that year he released five singles including “If” and “Fall”. “If” generated worldwide social media activity while “Fall” became the longest-charting Nigerian pop song in Billboard history.

Davido released his second studio album named “A Good Time” in November 2019. It was supported by the previously released singles “If”, “Fall”, “Assurance”, “Blow My Mind” and “Risky”.

Davido

Davido’s Net Worth

Davido’s net worth is estimated to be $16 million. When it comes to property possession, he owns a mansion in Lekki, Lagos State which is worth N140 million. He also owns another house in Atlanta, in the United States.

When it comes to cars, Davido is said to have a fleet of cars including a Porsche Carrera, a Bentley Bentayga, a Range Rover Sport, a Toyota Land Cruiser, and a Chevrolet Camaro GS, and some others.

Influence

Davido has a large fan base on social media platforms. He has 4.1 Million followers on Facebook, 17.6 million followers on Instagram, and 7.6 million followers on twitter

Stats

  1. First Nigerian to hit 2 million views on YouTube within a short time frame, which was less than a day (24 hours)
  2. He is the first Nigerian to hit 10 million followers on Instagram
  3. He is the first Nigerian to have one (1) million organic views on a single post on Instagram
  4. Most followed Nigerian across all social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
  5. Nigerian artist with the highest viewed YouTube video.
  6. He is the first Nigerian artist to maintain his spot on Billboards R&B/Hip-pop airplay 100 charts for four weeks
  7. He is also the first Nigerian artist to receive BET awards on the live main stage.

Comparison (Wizkid vs Davido)

With the information above, a comparison between the two prominent and well celebrated Nigerian musicians has been made easy.

Wizkid vs Davido

Net worth (Wizkid vs Davido)

With the above information, it is clearly seen that Wizkid’s net worth is $20,000,000 while Davido is $16,000,000. Which means Wizkid is richer than Davido with $4,000,000

Influence (Wizkid vs Davido)

A good way to measure the level of influence of these two talented and well-known artists is to make use of their social media pages.

Comparing the large fan base these two talented musicians command on social media, it can be clearly seen that in all the three social media platforms used to measure their influence, Davido has the highest number on all the three (3) social media platforms. (On Facebook, Davido has 4.1 million followers, while Wizkid has 2.3 million followers, On Instagram, Davido has 17.6 million followers while Wizkid has 11.2 million followers, and on Twitter, Davido has 7.6 million followers while Wizkid has 7.2 million followers.)

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Stats (Wizkid vs Davido)

Form the stats above and other awards included in their biography, It can be concluded that Wizkid has more stats than Davido, and his international generation has helped him a lot in achieving this.

Davido and Wizkid

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