Timaya and Davido: Who is Richer & What's Their Net Worth?

Timaya and Davido: Who is Richer

Who's richer between Davido and Timaya, what's their net worth? Davido has gone to become the mist followed Nigerian singer on Instagram with over 5.6 million followers.

He's the son of Nigerian magnate and multi billionaire Adedeji Adeleke and also the boss at DMW, a famed music imprint in Nigeria. He's currently one of Nigeria's most talked about artistes alongside Wizkid, P Square, Mr Eazi, Tekno Miles and a couple others.

Although, excessively flamboyant, Davido knows music and knows how to earn what he earns, despite his Dad being a multi billionaire, Davido's music strengths has grown with little support from his Dad's pocket. As for Timaya, he's one of the reigning Nigerian music stars in the southern region and other regions of Nigeria.

Timaya has released several hit songs and through these songs, he's gained credibility and respect among other Nigerian musicians. Who's richer between Davido and Timaya? Let's find out, shall we? Read more hereunder...

Timaya's Net Worth

Timaya and Davido: Who is Richer

Timaya is a trendy Nigerian musician and songwriter, founder of DM Records and also a multiple award winning Nigerian music act. He's most loved in Bayelsa State, a State in the Southern region of Nigerian. Timaya's name pulls and thrills his audience.

With more than 12 million fans, Timaya has become internationally relevant and is a role model musically to several thousands of individuals across the continent. A major part of his net worth come from show bookings and endorsement deals. Timaya gets invited pretty much to perform at shows and is paid nothing below N2 million naira per show.

He also earns from personal direct adverts he runs for companies and individuals. Timaya's parents were business-oriented people who wouldn't invest in grooming entertainment. His father was a Nigerian banker and his mother was a trader, a Nigerian woman.

Timaya's endorsement deals include multimillion naira endorsement deals with Hennessey X. O. Cognac, and reliable telecommunications service operator, Globacom. While growing up as a child, he obtained primary education at Assemblies of God Nursery and Primary School.

When he gradated from primary school, he furthered his studies as a secondary school student at the Port Harcourt situated school, Nkpolu Oroworukwo. Davido earns from online sales of his tracks and albums, and also from the offline sales with over 12 million music records sold since the inception of his career.

He has released several hit songs, hit albums and also being featured on other works and collaborated with several other Nigerian artistes. To this point, Timaya has an estimated net worth of $5 million dollars.

Davido's Net Worth

Timaya and Davido: Who is Richer

Davido is the founder of the label, DMW, a music imprint with Mayorkun and Dremo as reigning signed artistes. He's the son of billionaire Deji Adeleke, a Nigerian business mogul and entrepreneur. Davido was birthed in Georgia, Atlanta, on November 21, 1992.

Davido's wealth is derived widely from music sales, from which he's earned over N2 billion naira. He also makes money from adverts on Instagram, and YouTube, the mist popular video sharing platform where his videos get viewed several millions of times. Endorsement deals are also an unforgettable source of Davido's income.

A few years after the start of his career professionally, he started getting endowment offers from brands and also started getting invitations to show up and perform at concerts where he's paid above N5 million naira per concert performance. At this moment, Davido is a star and one that didn't remain in the "Upcoming Artistes'" layer for a long time.

His songs, both the instrumentally sound ones and the weak ones go viral very easily. Davido blasted a cool endorsement deal with MTN Nigeria in 2012. The deal was reportedly worth a juicy N30 million naira. The deal also was targeted at using Davido, who was one of the hottest cakes in the industry at the time, to get the attention of young people.

In 2013, Guiness Nigeria signed davido for several millions as one of their brand ambassadors. He signed a N100 million naira endorsement deal with one of the biggest drink brands in the world, Pepsi, and renewed his N30 million naira endorsement with MTN Nigeria in 2015.

In 2017, Davido was unveiled as one of First Bank brand ambassadors, a deal that definitely will push millions to his account. With over 10 million records sold in Nigeria alone, Davido remains one of Africa's most resourceful artistes. He has an estimated net worth of $21 million dollars.