Do you think twins have more chance to become richer than Dbanj? Learn the details.
How much do you know about Nigerian music industry? Who are the most outstanding singers and performers? Who are the richest? We're going to observe lives and careers of P-square and DBanj. Find out more about these prominent artists right now.
You have probably heard about them. They are actually a duo composed of two brothers. Psquare brothers are twins. Their names are Peter and Paul Okoye.
Their history has started at school. Boys decided to join music and drama club. There they started practicing in singing and dancing. Then they even formed their own a-cappella quartet called MMMPP. Their music idol has always been Michael Jackson. They soon became popular in their native city of Jos with their break dancing group The Smooth Criminals.
In 1999, the boys came back to music school to develop the skills on drums, bass and rhythm guitar, and keyboard. After entering the University of Abuja, their group disbanded. That’s why the brothers decided to create their own. They have been selecting the title for some time but have finally settled on PSquare.
P square age
The brothers were born in 1981. They are 34 now. They released their debut album in 2001. Nowadays they are extremely popular not only in Nigeria, but also in Africa.
Is Psquare married?
Paul and Peter are happily married. Peter married his longtime girlfriend Titilola Loretta Omotayo in 2013, while Paul married Anita Isama in 2014 (in 2004, they met during the studies at University of Abuja). The latest also have a son named Andre.
His real name's Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo. This singer was born in State of Kaduna. He was brought up in military officer family. He travelled across Nigeria, because of his father’s occupation. Finally, they moved to England. D’Banj was expected to follow his father’s career and entered Nigerian Military School. However, after 3 years of study, the boy left it. He got his secondary education in Nigerian Navy School.
His interest to music started with harmonica. His debut album was called All Da Way.
He came to London to obtain higher education. There he met Don Jazzy, who also wanted to become prominent producer and songwriter. So, D'Banj started hanging around studio, supporting himself working as security guard. In 2004, both artists returned to Lagos. They released single known as Tongolo.
D'Banj music is Afrobeat and Afropop mix. He has released 4 albums and a few singles by now.
How old is D'Banj?
He was born in 1980 and now he is 35. However, he's managed to get to the top by this age. He is well-known not only as wonderful singer and songwriter, but also as successful entrepreneur and DB records CEO. D’Banj is popular for endorsement deals, for example, those with Globacom, Cîroc, and several others.
Some people say that D'Banj latest song is not that great. They claim that their duet with Don Jazzy was much more outstanding. However, he still has lots of fans and followers.
Psquare and DBanj who is the richest?
D'Banj net worth's now $5.6 million. He gets lots of money from his deals, the latest of which has been with Beats by Dre. He received about 80 million for it. He has lots of YouTube followers as well as almost 1.5 million subscribers on Facebook. D’Banj likes cars. His recent one, worth $200,000, was Aston Martin Vantage.
Psquare net worth totals $130 million. They are the wealthiest musicians in Nigeria. Brothers get between $150,000 to $300,000 per show across Africa. They also receive money for their deals, music downloads, ads, and so on. Psquare owns great number of cars, the latest of which has been Hummer Jeep H2, which costs about $120,000. They have several houses. The most recent was bought in Atlanta. This duo is very popular. They have more than 3.5 million fans on Facebook.
Who is the best? It is up to you to decide. The reality is that Psquare is a bit more popular and richer than D’Banj. However, let’s wait and see what these talented guys will show us.