Banky W and Wizkid are two legendary musicians in Nigeria with albums released, awards bagged and a lot more. But to the question, who’s richer? At first start, just when Wizkid got into the music industry, Banky was his sponsor and mentor, putting him through. Suddenly, things changed and a boy became a boss, directing a topnotch music imprint, StarBoy records. Let’s find out who’s richer…
Banky W and Wizkid: Who is Richer?
Banky W’s Net Worth and Endorsement Deals
Banky W is a songwriter and actor and has been in the entertainment industry for a very long time. At the start of Wizkid’s musical career, Banky W was there to pull him through, alongside Skales.
Aside talent, he has one of the most pleasing looks in the Nigerian entertainment industry. Banky W is the CEO of E.M.E music imprint; a well known record label in Nigeria and has several endorsement deals.
He signed an endorsement deal with giant tech brand, Samsong, which is reportedly worth N100 million naira. He is also has a running endorsement deal with MTN; one of Nigeria’s most used telecom services.
His ambassadorial deal with Ciroc is also one to put into account here as he bags millions from the deal. Banky W has an estimated net worth of $11 million dollars.
Wizkid’s Net Worth and Endorsement Deals
Wizkid has tremendously grown to become an A-class artiste, reigning internationally within and outside Africa. He is an award winning Nigerian musician with several endorsement deals and international music awards.
Wizkid in 2012 bagged a deal worth $350,000 with drink company, Pepsi and a deal valued at N40 million naira with South African telecom operator, MTN. The following year, he got a N100 million naira deal with GLO and another endorsement deal with Guiness.
The superstar is heavily paid per show, ranging from N2 million naira upwards. Wizkid has an estimated net worth of $25 million dollars.