D’Banj real name is Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo. Born December 9, 1980. He was the face of MOHITS until he and Don jazzy went their separate ways. That didn’t stop D’banj from becoming one of the richest musicians in Nigeria. His net worth and endorsement deals shows why the Koko master as he is fondly called was recently rated by Forbes as one of Africa’s richest artiste.
Don Jazzy’s record label MAVIN boast of young stars like Korede Bello, Dija, Tiwa Savage and the likes. D’ banj on the other hand has his own record label, DB music record label which has the likes of top stars like Kayswitch, Mace and Tonto Dikeh.
D’banj is one of Nigeria’s most popular musician and celebrity. He is also known as the “koko master”. For some time, he was listed among the richest musicians in Nigeria.
D’Banj also has multiple endorsement deals that helps keep his net worth on the high. Some of the deals that D’banj signed includes: a lucrative endorsement deal with Apple/Beats by Dre in 2014 which was for an undisclosed amount. D’Banj’s Globacom deal which was worth N100 million according to a report. He also has a deal with Sony Music Africa and many other top companies that he is a brand ambassador for.
The rich Nigerian musician and artist is also a world bank ambassador and has released five studio albums till date. He also ventured into the telecommunications industry when he produced his own phone and named it “ Koko Mobile ” but that investment didn’t pay off.
How Much D’banj Charges Per Show?
You might also want to know how much D’Banj charges per show. It is said that he charges around N2million to N4million for bookings per show. He is among the few musicians in Nigeria who have gone international.
It was also rumoured that he is among the Nigerian musicians in the illuminati following his signing with Kanye west music record label but he has debunked that saying it is false.
So how much is D’Banj Net Worth currently?
According to Forbes, D’Banj current net worth this 2020 is estimated to be at an impressive $2 million.
As at 2015, D’banj worth was put at $3 million. He was under MOHITS record label, a former music record label he co-owned with Don Jazzy, the current richest music producer in Nigeria.
Along the line, both artist split and went their separate ways which spelt the end of MOHITS before D’banj got signed to GOOD Music, a record label owned by Kanye West.
D’banj’s house is located at Lekki in Lagos State and this luxurious home is among the best cribs owned by celebrities in Nigeria today.
Although, the award winning musician doesn’t like to make the picture of his house public, he was seen taking a selfie in front of one his “koko mansion” in the United States of America.
There was a time that Dbanj’s house at Lekki was sealed by the authorities for not paying up his rent. Although, the case had been settled, it was alleged he owed a debt of $300,000. He was said to have borrowed some money from one Henry Ojogbo as far back as 2013.
Sources of D’banj Wealth
D’banj endorsement deals are much, which forms part of his wealth aside from the international shows he attends and sale of his music.
One of such endorsement deal he had was with Power Fist, which is an energy drink brand and he is also the African ambassador for Beats in 2014.
D’banj loves vehicles as with other top rich artists in Nigeria like Wizkid, Davido, P-square, e.t.c. He purchased an Aston Martin Vintage and the car was worth $200,000 then. He also owns series of cars which adorns his garage.