D’banj net worth: Nigerian singer-songwriter and businessman, Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo, better known as D’banj has a net worth of $25 million.
Born on June 9, 1980 in Zaria, Kaduna State, Oyebanjo enrolled to the Nigerian Military School at the age of eleven but moved out after three years. He completed his secondary school education from Nigerian Navy Secondary School and was introduced to harmonica by his older brother. With D’banj’s love towards music, he started working on his own songs and played harmonica in memories of his brother who died in a plane crash.
He moved to London in 2001 and met Don Jazzy who was working to being a songwriter and producer. D’banj worked as a security guard to get close to the studio before moving back to Lagos, Nigeria after sensing the uprising music scene in his country. He made a video ‘Tongolo’ the same year that got him an endorsement deal with energy drink called Power Fist.
D’banj is best known for his Afrobeat and Afropop and can perform in his native language and English. His debut album ‘No Long Thing’ was released in 2005 and Tongolo became an instant hit. He then collaborated with other artists like Dare Art Alade and Ikechukwu to work on other musical projects.Rundown Funk U Up was his second album that also became hit.
As an artist, he signed records with Mo’ Hits Records and produced his third album ‘The Entertainer’. He was signed to Kanye West’s G.O.O.D Music record label as artiste in 2011 on his birthday. He founded DB Records after breaking up with Mo’ Hits. D’banj makes his fortunes through his music gigs and endorsement deals with companies like Sony. He has also been a notable personality in African music scene and has been performing on several live events throughout Africa. He performed at the 2012 Summer Olympics that was headlined by Jay Z and Rihanna while his fellow friend Rita Ora also collaborated with him on her debut album Ora.
D’banj was named the official African ambassador for Beats by Dre in 2014 and is also the part of several high-paying endorsement deals. One of the richest musicians in Nigeria, D’banj currently enjoys a lavishing life with a net worth of $25 million.
Quick facts about D’banj
Full Name: Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo
Profession: Singer, Song-writer, Businessman
Height: 5 ft 0 in
Weight: 115 lbs
Date of Birth: 9 June 1980
Place of Birth: Zaria, Nigeria
Marital status: Dating(Genevieve)
Astrological sign: Gemini