Who is the richest between Pasuma and Wizkid, what’s their net worth??? Pasuma and Wizkid are both Nigerian artistes on different spheres and from what it seems like, Wizkid has more fans than Pasuma, has made more name in the western world than Pasuma and has won apparently more awards than Pasuma, but does this means he’s richer than Pasuma?
Alabi Pasuma is popular also has a huge fan base and audience to which he speaks and to whom his utterances and, or lyrics are understood.
He’s earned a lot in past years and has accumulated over N150 million naira fortune for himself and his family. He also earns from other sources and business deals unknown to public ears. Without much words typed, let’s find out who’s richer between Wizkid and Pasuma shall we?
Pasuma and Wizkid: Who is the Richest?
Pasuma’s Biography and Net Worth
Alabi Pasuma is a Nigerian Fuji musician and actor who got popular in his early days of music around the south western region of Nigeria, specifically in Lagos State where most residents are Yorubas. He’s a topnotch Fuji musician birthed on November 27, 1967 in Mushin, Lagos State, Nigeria.
He hails from Kwara State, sings mainly in the Yoruba language and for this reason, his songs are widely aired across the continents where Yoruba people are resident. This set of people, the Yorubas, are his main audience and his messages are encoded in their language, Yoruba. Pasuma is very famous in the South Western part of Nigeria, although his name has gained ground in several parts of the country minimally.
Pasuma began his music career at age 17 in 1984 and release his first album titled “Recognition” in 1993. “Recognition” was a huge success for the Fuji musician, hundreds of thousands of copies were sold out and he earned so much from the sales. To a huge extent, the album further established him as one of Nigeria’s booming Fuji musicians at the time.
It contained supportive tracks that were hit tracks themselves and was a compilation of his previous singles. In the path to greatness, Alabi Pasuma has worked and cooperated with several Nigerian artistes like Olamide Baddo; a top indigenous Nigerian rapper, Tiwa Savage, Sunny Ade, Oritse Femi and a hot of other big time musicians causing waves in the Nigeria music scene.
As a professional actor, Pasuma has starred in movies like Alenibare and Iyanje, both of which are hit Yoruba movies. 2015 witnessed the surprise release of Alabi Pasuma’s debut Hip-Hop album he titled “My World”. This album was different from his usual releases as he featured Nigerian music stars Tiwa Savage, Oritse Femi and a dew others in the album. He also sold several hundred thousands of copies in Nigeria alone which fetched him good money.
Pasuma is well paid when invited to perform at shows. Accord to reports by reliable news outlets, Alabi Pasuma has made up a fortune of over N300 million naira from his career and he has an estimated net worth of $1.25 million dollars.
Wizkid’s Net Worth and Endorsement Deals
Wizkid is a Nigerian artiste, Songwriter, stage performer and vocalist who never runs out of signing endorsement deals worth millions of naira. He has released a couple of hit albums since the inception of his career, has collaborated with international artistes including Chris Brown, Tinie Tempah and Drake.
He is also the label boss at popular and leading music recording label in Nigeria, StarBoy Entertainment, which had talented artistes like Maleek Berry and Mr Eazi signed into it. Wizkid over the years has gained the love of millions across Africa, he’s a leading star not just in Nigeria but in Africa, and he’s gaining grounds in the United States of America as well.
Wizkid earns from music sales online and offline, endorsement deals, show bookings, and other private deals known best to himself. In Africa, Wizkid settles as a top 10 richest musician and he’s set to earn a lot as he is young and staggeringly active. In 2013, Wizkid, who is fondly called “Baba Nla” snapped an endorsement deal worth about N128 million naira with Guiness Nigeria; a top drink manufacturing company.
The young star has also signed a N120 million naira endorsement deal with topnotch Nigeria-owned mobile network operator, Globacom, and a $350,000 dollar endorsement deal with Pepsi; a mega soft drink producing company. His N45 million naira endorsement deal signed with South Africa-owned mobile network company, MTN Nigeria which he later ditched for the bigger deal with Globacom is still fresh in mind.
Other sources of his income include concert bookings where he’s paid nothing less than N5 million naira to perform at a concert. He earns from online sales of music albums and also from his YouTube Channel ad clicks which translates to real cash systematically. Wizkid has an estimated net worth of $25 million dollars.