In the Nigerian music space, two fast-rising artists are Naira Marley and Zlatan Ibile. These two are not only starring in the music industry, but they are also very good friends well with mutual respect for each other. Since they are friends, many people are curious about these two artists, particularly about who is richer amongst them.
|Real Name||Azeez Fashola|
|Stage Name||Naira Marley|
|Date of Birth||May 9th, 1994|
|Source of Wealth||Shows, Music, and record label|
More About Naira Marley
Naira Marley whose real name is Azeez Fashola, is a popular Nigeria singer, songwriter and music producer. Naira Marley fans call themselves Marlians, and Naira Marley himself is proudly the Marlian President. He is the CEO of Marlian Records, a popular record label where he releases his award-winning hits.
Naira Marley was born and raised in Agege, Lagos state Nigeria before he relocated to Peckham, South London when he was 11 years old. While Naira Marley always had an interest in music, he never imagined becoming a musician himself. He wanted to be an MC and a voice over artist. It was in 2014, he discovered his musical talent and decided to pursue it. That same year, he released his first song titled “ Marry Juanna” which featured Max Twigz.
Naira Marley continued in his music hussle until he released the hit track “issa goal” in 2017 which became a major breakthrough for him. The song was used as the official song to support the Super Eagles of Nigeria at the 2018 FIFA world cup in Russia. Some hit songs by Naira Marley includes
- Marry Juana (feat. Max Twigs)
- Issa Goal (feat. Lil Kesh & Olamide)
- Mafo (feat. Young John)
- Opotoyi (Marlians)
- Am I A Yahoo Boy? (feat. Zlatan Ibile)
- Bad Influence
- Money on The Road (feat. Blanco and TG Millian)
- What You Telling Me (feat. Kwamz & Nasty
Zlatan Ibile Profile
|Real Name||Omoniyi Temidayo Raphael|
|Stage Name||Zlatan Ibile|
|Date of Birth||December 9th, 1994|
|Source of Wealth||Shows, Music, and record label|
More About Zlatan Ibile
Zlatan has been in the music industry since his days in higher institutions. His passion for music took a new turn when he was 19 after he won Airtel’s “One Mic Campus Tour” music competition in Abeokuta, Ogun state. He is famous for the catchphrase Kapachumarumarichipaco and Is also the creator of the popular Leg Dance.
Born on December 9th, 1994, Zlatan’s real name is Omoniyi Temidayo Raphael. He studied Business Administration from the Moshood Abiola Polytechnic located in Abeokuta, Ogun state. He started singing and has music performances from his school in Abeokuta. His big breakthrough in the Nigerian music industry came when he released a song titled “My body” featuring YBNL boss, Olamide in 2017. Since then, he has gained access to perform with other big guns like Davido, Naira Marley, Burna Boy, Lil Kesh, Chinko Ekun, among others. Some of his popular songs are Bum Bum ft. Davido, Zanku (Leg Work), Killin Dem ft. Burna Boy, Glory, Osanle ft. Davido, Oja, and many more
Naira Marley Net Worth
His current net worth is estimated to be at $700,000 (over ₦350 million) which seems to be growing almost every year.
Zlatan Ibile Net Worth
His net worth is estimated at $1.8 million (over ₦900 million). He is one of the artists who achieved fame in the Nigerian music space in a short while.
Zlatan Ibile Cars
As expected of wealthy music artists, Zlatan has a garage filled with expensive cars. Let’s check them out:
- Range Rover Sport
It cost Zlatan over ₦40 million to own the Range Rover Sport. It comes with bespoke features including 16-way power front seats; a heated steering wheel and rear seats; cooler; 21-inch wheels; blind-spot monitoring; and Reverse Traffic Detection.
- Mercedes-Benz C-Class
The Mercedes Benz C-Class cost Zlatan over ₦35million to bring home.
Naira Marley Cars
Just like his friend, Zlatan Ibile, Naira Marley also has a garage filled with expensive, luxurious vehicles- the likes of;
- 2014 Bentley Continental GT (worth ₦50 million)
The Bentley Continental GT is one of the newly acquired models by the Soapy Croaner. Its 626 horsepower 6.0-litre twin-turbo W12 engine allows a top speed of 207 mph. It can do 0-to-60 mph in 3.8 seconds.
- Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon (worth ₦24 million)
The boxy and bold look of the G-Wagon makes this SUV one of the frequently used vehicles by Naira Marley. It cost him 24 million to bring this home.
Porsche Panamera (worth ₦16 million)
Naira Marley particularly loves his Porsche Panamera which cost him more than 16 million NGN. This beloved sedan is manufactured by Volkswagen-owned Porsche.
- Mercedes-Benz C300 4Matic (worth ₦33 million)
The Mercedes Benz C300 4Matic is one of Naira Marley’s best luxury vehicles. Made with quality materials, the C300 ensures a comfortable ride.
Zlatan Ibile House
In 2019, Zlatan bought himself an expensive house in Lekki, Lagos. The house is luxuriously decked with ornate materials and inner decor. That same day, he acquired two new expensive cars. Sharing on his Instagram page, he wrote:”I just bought a crib in Lekki from @kidcourt!! Eko Atlantic won’t be a bad idea this 2020,”
Similarly, in 2020, Zlatan bought himself a 7-bedroom mansion in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory of Nigeria. The house is said to cost millions of naira.
Naira Marley Houses
It is not unusual for music celebrities who earn millions of naira to acquire exotic properties in Lagos. Naira Marley is not left out. The Marlian President himself has a giant mansion worth millions of naira in Lekki, Lagos state. He shares pictures of his new house on his Instagram page. It is reported that he has a total of five luxurious houses in Lekki.
Zlatan Ibile And Naira Marley Who Is Richer?
Zlatan and Naira Marley are both wealthy and successful music artists. However, going by their net worth, houses and cars, Zlatan is at the moment seems richer than Naira Marley. However, it’s possible that not all their properties and cars are made known publicly, so it is hard to definitely guess who is richer.
Who do you think is richer?