Who do you think is the richest or the most successful between d’banj and 2face? As they are both sensational artiste and have a very high reputation in the music industry.
Let’s see their personal achievements and you can decide for yourself.
D’banj and 2Face are musical Icons not just within Nigeria but across it shores, Many have wondered why a collaboration between these two have not been done despite their individual contributions in the Nigerian Entertainment industry, but on the contrary a song was done but never released due to some undisclosed reasons. During the Fortyfied concert in celebration of 2face’s 40th birthday at the Eko Hotel and Suites in Victoria Island, Lagos, D’banj on stage promised to finally release the song which was actually produced by Don Jazzy.
To the bone of contention,
Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo (popularly known as D’banj, born 9 June 1981) is a Nigerian singer-songwriter, harmonica player, businessman and CEO of DB records. He has won numerous awards, including the awards for Best African Act at the MTV Europe Music Awards 2007, Artist of the Year at the MTV Africa Music Awards 2009,Best International Act: Africa at the 2011 BET Awards, and Best-selling African Artist at the 2014 World Music Awards, Evolution award at the 2015 MTV Africa Music awards.
D’banj has released four albums till date, though he is currently working on his 5th album. The stage name D’banj, is actually a mixture of his first and last name respectively, Dapo and Oyebanjo.
The self-acclaimed Entertainer brags as one of the richest and most successful Nigerian musician looking back at how he started and his achievements till date.
Many music pundits have argued that since his departure from Mo’Hits, D’banj’s careers has continued to nosedive and if nothing is done fast, he might become irrelevant in the Nigerian Entertainment industry.
Fast track to his net worth,
Dbanj renewed his endorsement deal with indigenous telecommunication giant GLO in 2013 which was worth over 70million naira according to industry source.
In 2015 Dbanj and Banky W were officially declared as African ambassadors to World Class Vodka CIROC Company worth millions of naira.
On the international scene, Dbanj signed a lucrative deal with Beats by Dre in 2014, the exact amount of the deal was undisclosed but an insider revealed it was worth 80m naira and Koko master got a customized headphone as an incentive.
In September 2015, Dbanj signed an endorsement deal with slot Nigeria that includes a Porshe Boxster worth over 12million naira, though this is excluding endorsement in cash.
All these put together, Dbanj’s networth is currently put at 1.3billion naira.
Innocent Ujah Idibia (born in Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria), better known by his stage name 2Face Idibia, is a Nigerian multi-award winning and talented singer, songwriter, actor, record producer, CEO Hypertek Music and Entrepreneur. He is one of the most decorated and successful Afro-pop artistes and widely regarded as one of the most bankable artistes in Africa.
2Face has received several awards which includes one MTV Europe Music Award, one World Music Award, five Headies Awards (Hip-hop award), four Channel O Music Video Awards and one BET award for his musical work, four MTV Africa Music Awards, one MOBO award, one KORA award, and numerous additional nominations. Let’s not forget that 2face was the first Nigerian artiste to receive the prestigious MTV Europe Music Award, a feat that still stands firm. He is one of Nigeria’s most consistent artistes till date.
Talking about 2Face’s net worth, the African Queen singer signed an endorsement deal in 2005 with Guinness Nigeria Plc. The company signed him to be an ambassador for Guinness extra smooth, the deal was worth over 15million naira according to a reliable source.
2Face in 2010 signed a deal that was worth 20million Naira with Nigerian Telecommunication giant AIRTEL, which was renewed alongside other celebrities in 2015, which saw the deal being doubled.
He is deeply involved in hospitality business which sees him own popular prestigious nightclubs known as Rumors nightclub in Festac and Ikeja GRA respectively.
During an exclusive Interview with TheNET.ng, at their office in Ikeja, 2Face revealed that he acquires properties on the go. He specifically stated that when driving along the road and sees a nice piece of property and falls inlove with it, all he does is to verify the availability of the land and go straight to regularize all documents for acquisition.
- 2Face makes extra money from Itunes, Spinlet, Youtube and Ring Back TunesTunes (RBT)
- 2Face net worth is currently 4.9billion naira
Though not cast in stones, the stats are there for you to decide.