Last updated on September 18th, 2021 at 04:57 pm
What are the biggest Wizkid endorsement deals ever?
If you have ever asked this question on Google then I have the answer to Wizkid endorsement deals here for you.
As a matter of fact, I will dive into all Wizkid endorsement deals making sure that no stone is left unturned because you deserve it.
So if you truly want to find out how many brand recommendations Wizkid has made over the years then you will love this post.
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Here is a complete list of Wizkid endorsement deals.
- Wizkid endorsement deal with Pepsi
- Starboy endorsement deal with MTN
- Wizkid endorsement deal with GLO
- Big Wiz endorsement deal with Guinness
- Wizkid endorsement deal with Nike
- Wizzy endorsement deal with Dolce and Gabbana
- Wizkid Ciroc endorsement deal
- Wizkid endorsement deal with UBA
- Starboy endorsement deal with Tecno
- Big Wiz endorsement deal with Puma
If you are a Wizkid or Davido fan, chances are you have sometimes argued who has more brand approvals, right?
Well before the ban of Twitter in Nigeria, there is no day that goes by when you don’t hear such an argument.
Fans go on and on about who has more endorsement and who doesn’t.
This was why I created an article that detailed all Davido endorsement deals.
I felt it was biased only having that of Davido which is why today I also brought you that of Wizkid.
So quickly let’s touch on the above bullet points so your question can be answered.
Wizkid Endorsement Deal With Pepsi 2012 (Worth $350,000)
One of the biggest names in the world of beverages is Pepsi.
You can’t name the top 50 beverage drinks in the world and not have Pepsi on there.
It’s almost impossible if you ask me because these guys have been around for more than 50 years.
According to Wikipedia Pepsi is a carbonated soft drink and it was first introduced into the market in 1893.
It was rebranded to just Pepsi in the 20th century, so as you can see these guys have been around for quite some time, right?
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So, how much is Wizkid Pepsi endorsement deal? Wizkid endorsement deal with Pepsi cost the sum of $350,000.
When I converted this figure to the Nigeria Naira, I discovered it was the exact sum of N136,500,000 at the current rate of dollar which is N390 to a dollar equivalent.
In 2012, Pepsi and Wizkid initially entered a 1-year deal. Paul Okoye of management consultancy company Upfront & Personal negotiated another 5 years deal.
Paul took to his social media profile to drop the good news which had fans reacting in a positive way.
By the end of the 5 years period, Wizkid made the sum of $1.7 million on just this endorsement deal alone.
Starboy Endorsement Deal With MTN 2013 (Worth $115,000)
Wizkid endorsement deal with MTN in 2013 didn’t come as a surprise because he has been one of the biggest in the industry.
I mean MTN is a telecommunication company that operates in Nigeria with its headquarters in South Africa.
You and I both know that Nigeria is one of the most populous countries in the world.
What better way to reach more audiences than use one of the biggest stars in the continent, huh?
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The need to create more brand awareness in the country led to the Wizkid MTN endorsement deal in 2013.
So how much is Wizkid MTN endorsement worth? Well, according to Pulse NG MTN offered Wizkid a 1-year deal worth $115,000.
When I converted this figure to Naira with the current rate of the dollar I discovered that this one deal cost the sum of N45,000,000.
The deal with MTN was renewed for another 2 years which ran till 2015 before Ayo Balogun finally ditching MTN for GLO.
Wizkid made THE total sum of $345,000 for the 3-year contract he signed with MTN.
Wizkid Endorsement Deal With GLO 2015 (Worth $328,000)
GLO is a telecommunication company like MTN founded in 2003 by Mike Adenuga one of the richest men in Africa today.
By the end of 2015 which saw the end of Wizkid endorsement with MTN, GLO decided to make Wizzy a mouth-watering offer.
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The offer paid more than what his previous employers paid and this was how Starboy switched loyalty to GLO.
but how much is Wizkid GLO endorsement worth? Wizkid GLO endorsement deal is worth the sum of $328,000.
When I converted this figure to Naira, I got N128,000,000 which is quite a lot of money compared to what MTN previously paid him.
As a matter of fact, this was almost the total sum of money earned by Wizkid when he penned a deal with MTN.
GLO has been very generous to artists in Nigeria with lots of deals and this includes names like Simisola, the ex Psquare duo, etc.
Big Wiz Endorsement Deal With Guinness 2013
Guinness is one of the biggest alcoholic drinks in the world today.
It’s is made in over 50 countries and available in over 140 countries across the globe.
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I mean that’s got to be some insane stats right there but it is accurate because these are stats pulled from platforms like Wikipedia.
During the Guinness World of More concert held at the Eko Hotel and Suites, Guinness deemed it necessary to seek Wizzy’s endorsement.
Wizkid Guinness endorsement deal did happen but some key details were left out.
So how much is Wizkid Guinness deal worth? Well, the specifics of the contract terms were not made available to the public.
However, it was rumored that such endorsement would not go for anything less than N30,000,000.
Do well to know that this figure is just an estimate because the actual amount was never revealed to date.
With that said, come let’s take a look at other deals that the singer has landed in his illustrious career.
Wizkid Endorsement Deal With Nike 2018
In 1964 Phil Knight and Bill Bowerman founded Nike what has become one of the world’s biggest sportswear companies in history.
Nike is known for enlisting the service of major superstars in sport and entertainment for the promotion of its services.
So when the news of Wizkid Nike endorsement deal broke, a lot of fans took to social media to celebrate the victory.
Heck, some even threw shades at Davido for only been able to land local deals.
This deal was made possible after the NFA and Nike reached a 5 years Jersey contract.
If want more information about that deal, you can read this article which shared more light on the topic.
So how much is Wizkid Nike deal worth? Wizkid deal with Nike is rumored to cost $20,000.
Nike also extended the deal for another 1 year which means Wizkid made the sum of $40,000 from this one endorsement.
Wizzy Endorsement Deal With Dolce & Gabbana 2018 (Worth $10,000)
I can go on and on about Wizkid international endorsement deals and there still would be much to cover.
One brand recommendation by Ayo Balogun that shook the Nigeria Internet space was when he landed a deal with Dolce and Gabbana.
Wizkid endorsement deal with Dolce and Gabbana trended for days in Google Trend Nigeria.
It was such a big buzz because Naomi Campbell is the woman to walk down the walkway with him.
This one deal also gave Wizkid fan base the opportunity to take cheap shots at Davido.
Although, this is not a surprise because there have always been that rivalry between the two.
I did a couple of articles here Shout Me Celeb about this and you can read it assuming you have the time to spare.
So how much is Wizkid Dolce and Gabbana deal worth? Starboy Dolce and Gabbana deal is said to be worth the sum of $10,000.
When I converted this figure from dollar to Naira, I got the sum of N3.9 million at N390 per dollar.
Wizkid Endorsement Deal With Ciroc 2018
Ayo Balogun has some really big brand endorsement deals.
In 2018, Wizkid and Ciroc agreed on a mouth-watering deal. This one deal saw Wizzy become the biggest face of the Vodka company from Africa.
Wizkid took to his Instagram and Twitter profile to break the news to fans who were super excited at the achievement.
but I couldn’t stop asking why they always have to leave the most important part of the contract out.
Like some of the deals in this article, Wizkid Ciroc endorsement deal didn’t release any amount of money.
So if your question is how much is Wizkid Ciroc deal worth? I just answered answer your question above.
Although I can confidently tell you that this one deal could cost Ciroc the sum of $40,000 and above.
Wizkid Endorsement Deal With UBA 2019 (Worth $3 Million)
UBA is a pan African financial group that was founded in 1943.
It is currently present in 20 countries around the world and has its Headquarters in Lagos.
UBA also has have offices outside the shores of Nigeria and New York, Paris and London are some of the places it has an office.
In 2019, Wizkid advocated for UBA which is one of the richest banks in Africa, right now.
So how much is Wizkid UBA deal worth? Wizkid UBA endorsement deal is said to be worth the sum of $3 million. When SMCE converted this figure to Naira, we discovered that this one deal made the singer N1,000,000,000 (N1 Billion).
Heck, I wrote about this in one of our articles here on Shoutmeceleb.com, so you can read about it as well.
Starboy Endorsement Deal With Tecno
One of the biggest mobile brands in Africa today is Tecno, no doubt.
The cheap flagship the company produces makes its way into the heart of Africans because it is very affordable.
The price difference between Tecno and other names likes Samsung, HTC is significantly high hence why Tecno beats these names.
In 2020, the company recorded a revenue of 1 billion US dollars.
2020 was the first time, the mobile company decided to enlist a celebrity brand ambassador in Nigeria.
Wizkid was named the brand ambassador of Tecno and the deal was quite lucrative.
So how much is Wizkid Tecno deal worth? Wizkid Tecno endorsement deal is said to be worth the sum of $150,000. After converting the above figure to Naira I got the sum of N58 million at 390 Naira per dollar.
Big Wiz Endorsement Deal With Puma
Puma was founded in 1943 in Germany and it is a German multinational company that produces sportswear as well as shoes.
Puma in 2019 announced that it made a revenue of $5.5 billion which is huge for a company this big.
I mean a company with such revenue could afford to pay 10 of Wizkid the sum of $1 million and it still won’t cause a dent in the company’s pulse considering it is also the 3rd biggest sportswear manufacturer in the world.
Wizkid endorsement deal with puma certainly came at the right time.
However, he did not announce the deal due to the October 20 2020 EndSarsProtest which saw the innocent killing of Nigerian citizens.
By the time the protest subsided, Wizkid took to Instagram to share the achievement with his fans and he got a very positive response from the fan base.
So how much is Wizkid Puma deal worth? Wizkid Puma endorsement deal is worth the estimated sum of $1 million. This is the equivalent of N390,000,000 when converted from dollar to Naira.
Wizkid and Davido are the two Nigerian musicians who have continued to make the headline.
As a result of this, there is always that comparison between this two on who is the most endorsed is in the country.
This is why I created this article to show you all Wizkid endorsement deals, so I hope you like it?
It’s over to you!
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