Who is the richest between Davido and Mikel Obi, what is their net worth? One would think that these stars are in different entertainment spheres – Music and Football. Yes they are. Arguments are up about their wealth and who’s richer between both of them.
I’ll attempt to analyze their worth and also, their endorsement deals (known to the public). Let’s start here…
Mikel Obi and Davido: Who is Richer?
Mikel Obi’s Net Worth
Mikel Obi is a Nigerian footballer with class. Unlike most footballers, the star has been able to mark himself out as outstanding. He played for the Nigeria National Team and also for the English Club Chelsea.
Currently, he’s playing for Chinese FC, Tianjin TEDA. The club pays him £140,000 pounds weekly and according to news sources, he was crown the new club captain.
Mikel Obi has made over $19 million dollar fortune playing for Chelsea and has been tagged man of the match severally. He’s one of the best Nigerian footballer in terms of skills and one of the richest in terms of cash.
Mikel has a million dollar mansion in London; a house he bought for himself to live while playing with Chelsea. Being a trending footballer, he has been able to get multimillion naira endorsement deals from brands, including the mobile tech brand, Samsung, and MTN Nigeria.
He has real estates in some Nigerian States which also fetch him his millions. He has sharp taste for anything with four tires.
Mikel’s cars and houses are mostly talked about by the online news outlets. This is because they’re world-class and really expensive.
Among his cars are a Mercedes G 500 and a Bentley G Continental. He’s got other cars and of course has items worth millions of dollars in his possession. Mikel Obi has an estimated net worth of $85 million dollars.
Davido’s Net Worth
Davido is a Nigerian musician who was formerly know to boast in his father’s wealth, but not anymore.
His songs easily top music charts (and that means he’s sold millions already). His YouTube videos goes viral and get millions of views after weeks of going online.
Davido has become an international star as he previously penned a record deal with Sony Music, a United States music company. In 2012, he had the opportunity to endorse MTN for N30 million naira.
The deal led the mobile network operator to use Davido’s photo as their cover for the MTN Pulse campaign. In 2013, Davido penned another multimillion naira brand endorsement deal with Guiness Nigeria.
As part of the deal, Davido was to perform live on stage amongst other artistes like Wizkid, Phyno, Iyanya and others at Guiness Nigeria’s concert dubbed Guiness World of More Concert. He also endorsed the soft drink brand and producer, Pepsi, for an enormous N100 million naira.
He is one of the richest musicians in Nigeria and is often compared to Wizkid. Davido operates his own record label called DMW (Davido Music Worldwide).
The music imprint has signed music artistes Dremo and Mayorkun, who are now making waves in the Nigeria entertainment industry. Davido has an estimated net worth of $21 million dollars.