One question on the minds of fans of Nigerian music stars davido and kcee is who is richer amongst the two? Davido who is the son of Nigerian billionaire Adedeji Adeleke and Kcee who is the Brother of Five Star music boss and billionaire entrepreneur Emeka Okonkwo popularly known as E-Money is undoubtedly amongst the top richest male celebrities in Nigeria. This article will reveal an in-depth study on both artists and decide who is the richer among the two entertainment heavyweight using a number of criteria to arrive at a conclusion.
Davido born David Adeleke to Adedeji and Vero Adeleke was born on November 21, 1992, in Atlanta Georgia. He is the co-owner of HKN Music which he owns alongside his brother Adewale Adeleke. He is also signed to international record label Sony Music. He floated his own record label known as DMW (Davido Music Worldwide) and has acts such as Dremo, Mayorkun, and Peruzzi signed under DMW. He has also signed to Sonys RCA Records a deal he struck in July 2016.
Kcee real names Kingsley Okonkwo was born 18 April 1979 and hails from Uli in Anambra state in eastern Nigeria. He was formerly a member of the Hip-Pop group known as Kc Presh which won the maiden edition of the Star Quest reality TV show in 2002. He is signed to Five Star Music owned by his brother E-money.
Albums and Hit singles
Davido released his Debut Album OBO (Omo Baba Olowo) in 2012 and it contained tracks such as Ekuro, All of you, Dami Duro amongst other Hits. Between the years 2013 and 2015 he released hit tracks that shot the Nigerian music industry into international limelight which includes Aye, Skelewu, Owo ni Koko, The Sound. In 2017 he released yet another hit songs IF and Fall which topped music charts across Nigeria and Africa.
Kcee released his debut album Takeover in 2013 which contained hit songs like Limpopo, pull over, ogaranya, Give it to me amongst other hits. Between the years 2014 and 2016 he dropped hit singles which included fine face, love boat, feel it, and turn by turn. He dropped another album in 2017 known as attention to details which included songs like tender, desire, Vanessa and dem go hear which showed that he was a major force in the Nigeria Music Scene.
Davido has enjoyed numerous endorsement deals which include a 30 million naira endorsement deal with MTN Nigeria in 2012 and a mouth watery deal with Guinness Nigeria in 2013.
Kcee has also enjoyed endorsement from notable brands and societies for his contribution to Nigeria Music. He signed a multi-millionaire endorsement deal with MTN in 2013 and 2015. He was appointed as a Peace Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Nigeria by Patience Jonathan wife of Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan from 2010 to 2015.
Both artistes have bagged numerous award and nominations. With davido bagging awards like BET, EMA, Kora, Channel O. Headies MTV Africa, among others. Kcee has also bagged The Headies and Channel O music awards.
Both artistes enjoy a flamboyant lifestyle which includes top-class fashion and jewellery, vacations and music tours to countries in Africa and around the world, it is important to note that Davido in 2017 organized a 30 billion World Tour where he visited over 28 countries across Africa, North America, Europe and the United States.
Davido enjoys traveling in a private jet which was handed to him by his billionaire father to make traveling easier and comfortable for him and his crew. The singer, songwriter and music producer owns houses in Nigeria and Atlanta Estimated to be over 450 million naira. He also owns a fleet of cars which includes an Audi R8, Porsche, Range Rover, Mercedes GWagon among others estimated around 200 million naira. Davido has a net worth of $ 21 Million USD.
Kcee own a palatial mansion in a High brow location on Lagos island estimated at 100 million naira and owns a fleet of cars which includes a Mercedes Benz G55 AMG, A Gold Customised Cadillac Escalade, BMW 7 series, 2 Range Rovers among other exotic cars estimated at 200 million naira. In addition to traveling around the world in hired private jets and numerous business investments with his billionaire brother. Kcee is estimated to be worth $2.8 Million USD.