Ice Prince and Wizkid: Who is Richer?
They both have won several music awards, signed endorsement deals and have sold several millions of musical records. Ice Prince is one of the neatest rappers Nigeria’s got. He has dropped tracks that shook the music industry and topped a lot of charts in Nigeria.
Ice Prince also got fans in millions and has worked with handfuls or Nigerian musicians. Wizkid on the one hand seems more popular and international, but is he? He’s now considered a music idol and legend in the music industry who rose from nothing.
Wizkid has received a lot of awards in the past years, he has released several jam hit songs and also penned multimillion naira endorsement deals with prominent brands in Nigeria. His songs go viral easily within hours and also take ease in climbing and topping music charts.
Ice Prince and Wizkid are still really active and are earning big from their careers. They both live luxuriously and have nothing to manage for. This warrants a question dominating search houses for who’s richer. Who do you think is richer between Wizkid and Ice Prince? Here’s what i think…
Ice Prince’s Net Worth
Ice Prince Zamani is rich no doubt. He’s a famed Nigerian rapper, singer, actor and songwriter whose songs have topped several charts. Ice Prince is also good looking with his birth name being Panshak Zamani. After the release of his hit song, Oleku, Ice Prince’s career shot out over the roof.
His name represented a young Nigerian rapper with humour and lyrical creativity inborn. In past years, he has won a number of bold awards, including the Headies Awards, BET Awards, Ghana Music Awards and others.
Ice Prince has also released quite a number of hit albums which relatively topped music charts. Adding to these are his multimillion naira endorsement deals which he signed since he got to limelight.
These deals include a deal he signed with Etisalat (now 9mobile) which was reported to be worth about N20 million naira, an endorsement deal with Africa’s largest online platform for booking hotels – Jovago (in 2014), the renewal of the Etisalat deal in 2015, and a meaty ambassadorial deal with French Cognac, D’usse, in 2017.
Ice Prince dresses pretty nice, he’s got items worth millions and he is never tired of earning. He earns also from performing at shows and concerts. Ice Prince Zamani has an estimated net worth of $4.5 million dollars.
Wizkid’s Net Worth
Wizkid is a top singer and songwriter in Nigeria. He’s the founder and CEO of StarBoy Entertainment; a record label he founded after his breakout from Banky W’s E.M.E records. Ever since he founded the label, he has signed artistes like Mr Eazi, Maleek Berry, R2bees and Efya into the label.
Wizkid makes a ton of money off these artistes and also is in charge of his musical productions; no superior manager. He got famous in 2010 after the release of his hit single famously known and titled “Holla at Your Boy”. Two years after, in 2012, Wizkid got lucky as he was offered a $350,000 endorsement deal by Pepsi, which he penned.
The deal is worth roughly N119 million in naira at this moment. He penned a deal with MTN telecommunications operator in same year he signed the Pepsi deal, but the MTN deal was reported to be worth N40 million naira.
In 2013, Wizkid nailed a N100 million naira endorsement deal with topmost Nigerian telecom service, Globacom. It was also announced that the “Baba Nla” as he is fondly called, signed a deal worth millions with Guiness.
He’s rolling with top American artistes, the likes of Drake Aubrey and Future as he has a music deal with Sony. From show bookings to music sales, to endorsement and record deals, Wizkid earns enough to keep him rich and covered in wealth after spending a million naira each day for 3 years. He has an estimated net worth of $25 million dollars.