Wizkid and Davido are no doubt two of the biggest acts in Nigeria with international reach. So versatile and good are they that they have been regarded as the two biggest musicians in Nigeria. Just like the eternal debate between Messi and Ronaldo, Wizkid and Davido have been compared as to who the richest is, who is the better musician between the two and who has more hit songs.
Wizkid and Davido have both worked with international acts such as Chris Brown, with Davido being the most recent of the duo to feature the American singer. Wizkid, however, added to his global presence after being featured in Beyonce’s ‘Brown Skin Girl’ track which was widely accepted immediately after its release, making him the only Nigerian artiste to ever collaborate with Beyonce Knowles.
The question remains, who is the better artiste between Wizkid and Davido? What is their worth? Who has more money? Who is the better singer and who has more award and recognition outside of Nigeria? Who has more baby mama? These questions and more are often the main questions that come up during the Davido vs Wizkid comparison which shall be addressed in this post.
Wizkid VS Davido: The Comparison
Wizkid is the CEO of Starboy Entertainment and one of Nigeria’s biggest musicians. Wizkid rose to fame on the back of Banky W’s EME record where he was signed to and made his mark in the music industry after his Starboy debut album which catapulted his career. Wizkid rose to fame in 2010 and has soared ever since. The one year Pepsi endorsement deal he signed in 2012 was worth $350,000 (N127 million). In 2013, he signed a N110 million contract with MTN. In 2015, the singer became one of Globacom’s brand ambassadors for N180 million.
Wizkid’s estimated net worth is $14 million – that is over N5 billion in Nigerian currency. He reportedly charges N6 million per show.
You can read the complete biography of Wizkid here.
Davido is the owner of the DMW record label and is regarded as Wizkid’s primary rival in terms of everything; music, money, popularity and influence. Davido rose to fame in 2011, a year after Wizkid became popular with his hit single ‘Dami Duro’. He went on to become a sensation almost immediately and never disappointed as he released back-to-back hit songs. In 2013, Davido signed a N30 million endorsement deal with MTN Nigeria and in 2013, he signed an endorsement deal with Guinness Nigeria.
Davido’s estimated net worth is $16 million – that is about N5.7 billion in Nigerian Currency.
You can read the complete biography of Davido here.
Davido vs Wizkid Net Worth
Davido’s estimated net worth is $16 million (N5.7 billion) while that of Wizkid is estimated at $14 million (5 billion), meaning that Davido is slightly richer than Wizkid by $2 million. Davido, according to Hooper, is Nigeria’s richest Instagram celebrity of 2019, with each of his Instagram posts valued at $74,000 (N26.6 million), while Wizkid was regarded as the third Nigeria’s richest Instagram celebrity of 2019 with a valued post of $49,700 (N17.8 million).
Who is the better singer between Wizkid & Davido?
The answer to this question would always be subjective. To Wizkid’s fans, Wizkid is the better singer of the two. To fans of Davido, Davido is no doubt the better singer and choosing a side might be perceived as partiality. So it is best we leave it to you guys to be the judge.
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