The article will represent you top 10 richest footballers and musicians. Who are the richest, do you know? Here you will see richest footballer in Nigeria and richest musician in Nigeria, comparison of their net worth, houses and cars.
Richest FOOTBALLER in Nigeria: TOP LIST
Nigeria national team is considered to be one of the strongest African teams, in the history of football, it managed to play for the World Cup for 5 times.
Debut at the world Cup in 1994 was memorable for all the fans of Nigeria national team (head coach, the Dutchman Clemens Westerhof), the team took first place in the group, ahead of Bulgaria, Argentina and Greece.
1. Samuel Eto’o – $ 202 million
2. Yaya Touré - $ 170 million
3. Didier Drogba - $ 155 million
4. Jay-Jay Okocha - $ 150 million
5. Nwankwo Kanu - $ 100 million
6. Michael Essien - $ 70 million
7. Emmanuel Adebayor - $ 57 million
8. Obi Mikel - $ 50 million
9. Kolo Touré - $ 43 million
10. Sulley Muntari - $ 40 million
Now let’s have a look at the biography of one of the footballers from this list.
John Michael Nchekwube Obinna was born on the 22nd of April 1987 in Jos, Nigeria, he appears to be better known as Mikel John Obi - a Nigerian footballer, a midfielder of Chinese club "Tianjin Ted".
His football career began when he was just 12 years old being chosen among 3000 players for a position to play in football academy – Pepsi. At that time, the company was looking for footballers to make them be popular all around the world and help them become professional players.
Speaking about his current salary – it is believed to be – more than 6 million dollars. This isn’t surprising as his house is furnished in very expensive style. In addition to mansions, he owns some really luxurious cars, just have a look. His garage is full with the most expensive cars from the collection.
• Range Rover;
• Mercedes Benz.
Net worth – 50 million dollars. Despite not the highest net worth among other Nigerian footballers, Mikel Obi is recognized as a footballer with current biggest salary.
Richest MUSICIAN in Nigeria: TOP LIST
It is considered to be widespread information, but most affluent and rich people may be involved in such crucial spheres, as sport, in particular, football and the sphere of music and sound. This is the list of richest singers and producers.
1. P-Square - N 25.6 billion
2. Don Jazzy - N 7 billion
3. Flavour – N 5.7 billion
4. D’banj - N 5 billion
5. Tuface - N 4.5 billion
6. Davido – N 2.9 billion
7. Iaynya - N 2.5 billion
8. Wizkid - N 2.3 billion
9. Banky W - N 1.8 billion
10. Tiwa Sawage – N 1.8 billion
Now, let’s take Davido into close scrutiny.
Davido was born in November in 1992, and is supposed to be American-born Nigerian music star – singer and producer. Nowadays he is popular not only in Nigeria, but far beyond its borders. He acts as one of the owners of record label company called HKN Music. So, one of his tasks is to help other Nigerian stars in this field to gain popularity through catchy songs that will keep all the listeners involved.
Davido is the owner of three houses – two of them are in Lekki, one is located in the USA.
Speaking about his net worth – nowadays it is about 14 million dollars.
His garage is full of fashionable looking cars, for instance, Audi R8 Coupe, Honda, Range Rover Sport, Chevrolet Gamaro and Bentley. The collection is so impressive!
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So, all in all having compared top 10 richest musicians and footballers, it became obvious that Nigerian musicians – singers, producers, record label owners net worth is much higher that the same of top 10 Nigerian footballers.