davido is bigger than wizkid

Why Davido is Bigger than Wizkid


Have you ever wondered who is more famous between Wizkid and Davido? We did too, and so we decided to share our views on why Davido is bigger than Wizkid.

There have been many controversies about who is richer, Davido, or Wizkid. Many statisticians, bloggers, and influencers all have different opinions about Wizkid versus Davido stats.

We all know that both musicians are one of the wealthiest and most successful musicians in Africa and the world at large.

Nevertheless, we will talk about Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun (Wizkid) and David Adedeji Adeleke (Davido) to figure out why we think that Davido is bigger than Wizkid.

Who is richer Davido or Wizkid – Brief stats on net worth

Many people believe that there are many reasons why Wizkid is better than Davido, but we think differently. To explain here, let us look at their net worth and assets;

Wizkid net worth 2019 versus Davido net worth 2019

When you goggle about the net worth stats of these multitalented musicians, you may think that Wizkid is bigger than Davido. Their net worth stats puts Davido at $16 Million and Wizkid at $20 Million. However, going back a few years, you will realize that the statistics are rehashed bits from the last few years.

It means that no one has bothered to find the accurate and most current figures. We are merely looking at numbers from 2015 shuffled into 2019. Nevertheless, we cannot now ascertain whether Davido is bigger than Wizkid in terms of the net worths. We already know that “bigger guns” like his father and uncle support David Adedeji Adeleke. These shed insights that, aside from his earnings from his music career, Davido must also have other investments in his family business.


Wizkid presently owns an N13 million mansion in Surulere, Lagos, a house in Los Angeles, USA, and a house in Lekki, Lagos (N68 million). In the past, there were controversies that the house in Lekki is a rented apartment. He also has a fleet of cars including a Bentley, Mercedes Benz, Hyundai Sonata, Porsche Panamera, and a Lamborghini Prime X2

On the other hand, Davido owns an N140 million mansion in Lekki, and another in Atlanta, USA. He also holds a fleet of cars, including a Chevrolet Camaro GS, Range Rover Sport, Toyota Land Cruiser, Porsche Carrera, Bentley Bentayga, and many more.

Bigger fan base

Now, let’s talk about Wizkid and Davido, who is more popular in the world. A mere check-up of their Instagram, Twitter and Facebook fan pages will provide why Davido is bigger than Wizkid. For instance, Davido’s Instagram page boasts of over 14.4 million followers while wizkid has only 9.1 million followers.

In a recent poll by MTVBase, Davido sits at the number 2 spot of the MTVBaseHottestNaija (just after Burnaboy) against Wizkid at number 5 spot. This also shows that Davido has the heart of Nigerians and may own them for many more years. 

Africa versus the International Scene

Nevertheless, for some years in the past, Wizkid held bigger followership outside the country.  It was due to his collaborations with prominent R&B artists like Wale, Chris Brown, and Drake. He has a multi-album deal with RCA Records. He was also able to reach number one-spot for “One Dance” in over 15 countries including the USA, UK, Australia, and Canada. His collaborations with Beyonce on the hits “Brown Skin Girl” also gained him accolades. 

While Wizkid’s International Career seems to be a big hit, Davido’s is bigger, notwithstanding his late start on that scene. The years past for Wizkid, internationally rang in his favour, right now Davido has both Africa and the International Scene.


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Bigger attractions to new hits

His songs “Fia,” “Fall,” “IF” and “Assurance” has one both international and African accolades. In June 2018, he won the Best International Act at the 2018 BET Awards and became the first African Artist to receive such an award on the main stage.

His latest 2019 hits “Blow My Mind,” “Risky,” and “A Good Time” has reached far and wide on both the African and International Scenes. The Chris Brown Assisted – Blow My Mind got over one million views in just 11 hours after release. None of Wizkid’s songs, including “Come Closer” and “Fever’ ever achieved that feat.  

Better Collabos

Some bloggers and influencers also stated that Davido’s songs “Fall” and “IF” were at the time bigger than everything in Wizkid’s career. Davido is also set for collaborations with International Artists like Cardi B, Boogie, and Gunna. He has already done collaborations with Popcaan, Chris Brown, and many more. So, it is safe to say that Davido will continue to have active outreach across Africa and the globe.


Wizkid is widely known for his endorsements as Pepsi Ambassador, which brought him over $350,000. He has once been an ambassador for Glo Telecommunications, MTN, and Guinness. Aside from these endorsements, he holds lucrative deals with Sean Diddy Combs, as a Top brand ambassador for CIROC. In July 2019, Wizkid also signed an endorsement deal with United Bank for Africa as their brand ambassador.

On the other hand, Davido has an N30 million endorsement with MTN, Guinness Nigeria, and Infinix Mobile.

Judging by the number of endorsements, Wizkid seems to have more, but Davido’s pocket is so deeply linked that the endorsements don’t seem to matter. His lucrative deals with other artistes under his labels and investments may as well make up for the lack of endorsements.  

Other Impressive followership

Other Impressive followership

Davido is not only out to enrich himself but has continued to reach out to others. Right to this moment, he has around him, the same set of friends he had when he started out. He is also known for his philanthropic deeds and carries out a lot of unannounced charity work. This goes to show that he is not only making it but giving a lot of it away. His record label is probably one of the biggest in Nigeria, with many excellent musicians under his belt.

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The Dance Saga

It is also important to acknowledge the fact that Davido did, indeed, introduce a dance step to Nigerians. Nigerians love music and dancing is the next best thing, that’s why we rally around musicians who have the creativity to do something different. Perhaps, it is one of the reasons people argue about wizkid and davido who are the most talented. Both musicians have their unique styles by Davido brought to us the Skelewu dance step, which has done so much in boosting his career.

And here are our reasons why Davido is bigger than Wizkid. As our audience, you probably have different opinions. Please share your views in the comment section below about who is bigger and your reasons why.


We look forward to hearing from you.

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