Who is richer between 2face and Mikel Obi, what is their net worth? A question frequently asked when the lives of the stars are given a closer look. 2face Idibia is a very popular musician and Mikel Obi tops the chart as one of the richest footballers in Nigeria.
Both personalities have gained so much fame over the years and built a reputable follower base on social media platforms. Though the wealth value of both personalities aren’t sharply accurate due to daily expenses and other events they spend on without the media informed.
So, who is actually richer between 2face and Mikel Obi? Let’s be on the quest…
Who is the Richest Between 2face and Mikel Obi?
2face Idibia’s Net Worth and Endorsement Deals
2face Idibia is one of the most recognized and respected musician in Nigeria who started decades ago. He’s the head and lead artiste at Hypertek Entertainment.
2baba is also an investor and a businessman who operates his own Nightclub known as “Rumour Night Club” which has branches at Festac and Ikeja in Lagos State.
2face Idibia also earns from show bookings and music collaborations with other artistes. These are aside his music sales and endorsement deals. 2baba, as he is now called, is paid nothing less than N2 million naira per show performance.
Till date, he has sold 11 million copies of his music albums and has 6 music albums to his credit. As the CEO of Hypertek, he gets a share from the revenue artistes under his label make from their own music sales.
The legendary singer also pulls in a reasonable amount of cash from online music platforms like iTunes, Spinlet, and video sharing and streaming platform, YouTube. In 2005, 2Baba signed a multimillion naira endorsement deal with Guiness Nigeria.
In 2010, an endorsement deal rumoured to be worth N20 million naira was struck with Airtel, the Smartphone Network. He was birthed as Innocent Ujah Idibia in Plateau State, Nigeria, on the 18th of September, 1975.
People would want to believe 2face Idibia is not as wealthy as the currently booming artistes like Wizkid and Davido, well, according to several trusted and reputable sources, 2Baba has an estimated net worth of $22 million dollars.
Mikel Obi’s Net Worth and Fortune
Mikel Obi is a professional football player who has won several awards and gotten endorsements deals. As at 2015, Mikel was earning about $6 million dollars annually and $75,000 dollars weekly.
He was birthed as John Michael Nchekwube Obinna and is commonly called Mikel, Obi Mikel or Mikel Obi. He has made millions of dollars in his career with English Premier Club; Chelsea FC.
He also plays for the Nigerian national team. Obi Mikel has a mansion in London where he stays when he’s playing or working there. He has also signed multimillion naira endorsements deals with multinational companies like drink brand; Pepsi, and Samsung; a mega electronics & tech brand.
Obi Mikel has invested in real estates outside and across the country, and has well furnished and suited houses in a few Nigerian States. In the past, Mikel has acquired SUVs and sports cars in hundreds of millions of naira, which includes a Mercedes G 500, and a Bentley Continental.
Currently, he star was transferred to a new Chinese team, Tianjin TEDA, where he’s paid £140,000 pounds weekly. He hopes to make the team a better and stronger team for as long as he’s with them, and after that. Mikel Obi has an estimated net worth of $85 million dollars.