1. Introduction – Who is richer between Burna Boy and Davido?
We didn’t see this coming but as many people would say “it is what it is”. Maybe this might not be applicable to the rivalry between Burna Boy Odogwu and Davido O.B.O. We all expect the competition to be more heated between Wizkid and Davido, but not this time around. Burna Boy camp members aren’t taking it easy on Davido’s fans.
The hostility between Davido and Burna Boy has grown beyond exchange of words on social media, as the duo took it physically on each other at a club in Ghana. We can’t say exactly when this fight for superiority will stop, but one thing we can say is this: Burna Boy and Davido are among the best musicians in Africa.
The internet went buzzing for Davido when he acquired the 2021 Rolls-Royce Cullinan. Guess that didn’t go down with Burna Boy, who claimed his Rolls-Royce Dawn Convertible is more expensive than Davido’s Cullinan SUV. The biggest question is: Who is richer between Davido and Burna Boy?
2. Burna Boy net worth
Born on the 2nd of July in 1991 in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria, Burna Boy is a Grammy-winning artist known for his works in Afrobeats and Afro-fusion. Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu is a famous rapper, singer, songwriter and a dancer. He is widely acclaimed to be one of the most successful African artists of the 21 century.
Burna Boy Odogwu came to the limelight when he released the lead single “Like to Party” from his first studio album “L.I.F.E” in 2012. Burna Boy is the CEO of Spaceship Records and also a member of Atlantic Records. He emerged the winner of the BET Awards in 2019 where he was made the Apple Music Up Next artist. His “African Giant”, which was his fourth studio album, received a Grammy nomination in 2019, but ended up winning the prestigious award at the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards with his fifth studio album “Twice as Tall’ in 2021 in the Best World Music Album category.
As of 2021, Burna Boy’s net worth is estimated at $17 million, making him one of the richest musicians in Nigeria. He makes his money from sales of studio work, endorsements, concerts and other special appearances. Burna Boy won the African Artist of the year award at the 2020 VGMA’s. He also became the first Nigerian to receive Grammy nominations back to back.
3. Davido net worth
Born on the 1st of November in 1992 in Atlanta, Georgia, United States, Davido is one of the biggest artists not only in Nigeria, but in Africa. David Adedeji Adeleke is a popular Nigerian singer, songwriter and a producer. He became popular after the release of the second single ‘Dami Duro’ in his first studio album “Omo Baba Olowo” in 2012. In that same year, he won the Next Rated Artiste award at the Headies Awards. The CEO of DMW label is also a member if the Sony Music. His record label promises exciting artists such as Peruzzi, Dremo, Mayorkun and among others.
Davido “If” and “Fall” rose to become two of the biggest afrobeat songs of all time. The two songs received certifications in many countries. Davido’s “Fall” is considered the longest charting Nigerian pop song in Billboard history. The leader of the “30 BILLION GANG” released “A Good Time” in 2019 and his third studio album “A Better Time” in 2020.
Davido is the richest Nigerian singer in 2021. The talented musician is said to be worth around $40 million. He makes his money from the sales of his songs, endorsements with top brands and other appearances. He recently appeared in “Coming to America 2” alongside some popular names in the Nigerian music industry.
4. Burna Boy cars
Burna Boy is known to flaunt his luxury cars on social media. His red-coloured Rolls-Royce Dawn Convertible has been spotted many times on the streets of Lagos. Unsurprisingly, he owns many expensive cars in his garage. Burna Boy drives a Range Rover Autobiography SUV, a Ferrari 458 Italia, a Bentley Continental GT, a Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon and a Mercedes-Benz S-Class.
5. Davido cars
When it comes to car collection in Nigeria, only few music artists can come head to head with Davido. He owns some of the most expensive cars in the world. Davido Rolls-Royce Cullinan SUV is a testament to that. He also got delivery of a Lamborghini Huracan supercar at his Banana Island Mansion in 2020. He is also known to splurge money on expensive cars for members of his DMW crew.
Davido also drives an Audi R8, a Bentley Bentayga, a Range Rover Sport, Porsche 911 Carrera, Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon and a Land Cruiser Prado.
6. Burna Boy private jet
There is no information yet about Burna Boy’s private jet, but the “Dangote” crooner has been spotted flying private jets to many events. Burna Boy flew a private jet to his ‘Homecoming Concert’ held recently in Port Harcourt in Rivers State, Nigeria.
7. Davido private jet
The news of Davido acquiring a private jet broke the internet in 2018. He was considered the youngest private jet owner in Nigeria. Davido’s private jet is a bombardier Challenger 605, speculated to cost him $27 million. Many eyebrows were raised considering he wasn’t worth that much in that year. The artist came out to clear the air, where he revealed that the private jet belongs to his father. Well, the truth about the real owner of the birdie is a bit cloudy. Time will surely tell who truly owns the private jet.
8. Burna Boy house
Burna Boy owns a house worth millions of Naira in Lekki, one of the rich neighborhoods in Nigeria. He is among many Nigerian celebrities who own homes in this part of the country. His house is said to feature 8 beds and a massive swimming pool area.
9. Davido House
Davido is said to own many landed properties, within and outside his home country. He own houses in areas such as Lekki, Banana Island in Lagos, State, Nigeria and in Atlanta in the United States. He reportedly acquired his Banana Island mansion for a whopping $1.5 million. The house was also named after Giuliano De Medici, in architectural design and blueprint.
10. Burna Boy popular songs
Burna Boy is known for his artistry and conveyance of message that borders on social issues and liberation. One would understand his stance considering his family ties with the legendary Afrobeat Fela Anikulapo Kuti. Some of Burna Boy songs from his fives studio albums are:
- Way Too Big
- Gum Body
- Monsters You Made
- Real Life
- Bank On It
11. Davido Popular songs
Davido has the reputation for releasing some of the hottest songs in the Nigerian and African music space. He is also known beyond the shore of the African continent. Here are some of the popular songs in his studio albums:
- Blow My Mind
- Holy Ground
- La La
- Dami Duro
- So Crazy
No doubt, Davido is richer than Burna Boy and surely has a more expensive car collection. However, we cannot write off Burna Boy at this stage considering the amazing rate at which he has grown in recent years. We will surely have this conversation again about who is richer between Davido and Burna Boy in 5 years. Till then, stay tuned to some of our incredible celebrity’s stories.