Who is richer between Wizkid Ayo and 2Baba, what is their net worth? These guys are the subject of our The Richest publication today. These artistes have made their marks and have had their rounds in the entertainment industry in Nigeria.
Now it baffles a lot to know actually or get an idea of the cash value or, the wealth value of these artistes.
Wizkid’s Net Worth and Endorsement Deals
Wizkid is a multiple award winning Nigerian music star who is now considered an international music star. He is one of the first Nigerian musicians to earn a Grammy Awards nomination and be recognized by the international music community and music lovers in foreign continents.
He’s the boss at StarBoy Records, a leading and booming music record label in Nigeria which has artistes like R2bees and Efya signed into it.
The talented and multiple award winning Nigerian star has signed an endorsement deal worth N40 million naira with South Africa’s mega mobile network operator, MTN in the past, and also has signed a N100 million naira ambassadorial deal with Nigeria’s very competent mobile telecommunications company, Globacom. In 2013, Wizkid also signed an endorsement deal with Guiness Nigeria worth millions of naira.
Wizkid has a ton of cars most celebrities can’t afford and he owns and maintains a private jet which costs $4 million dollars on average to maintain. He has an estimated net worth of $25 million dollars according to a publication by Forbes Magazine.
2face Idibia’s Net Worth and Endorsement Deals
2Baba is a prominent name in the Nigeria music industry as he is considered a legendary Nigerian singer. 2face Idibia is also a businessperson and an investor, who has and runs his own night club in Lagos State called “Rumour Night Club”. He is the CEO at Hypertek Entertainment, his own music imprint, in Nigeria.
2face Idibia has a number of income channels which includes sales of music albums and singles online (through music platforms like Spinlet and iTunes) and offline, performance at shows and concerts where he becomes richer by N2 million naira per show/concert, endorsement deals, brand or business advertisement and other sources.
2Baba has sold over 11 million copies of his albums and he has 6 albums produced over the years. He also earns from YouTube videos by letting adverts display on them while he gets paid as they’ accrue millions of views.
According to a report, the legendary artiste signed a multimillion naira endorsement deal with Guiness Nigeria in 2005 and in 2010, he penned a deal worth about N20 million naira with Airtel, a currently stable and topnotch mobile network operator in Nigeria.
2face Idibia has an estimated net worth of $22 million dollars.
Given these seemingly accurate details, who’s richer in your view?