Who is richer between D’Banj and Don Jazzy? Don Jazzy net worth is currently estimated to be $35 million while D’Banj net worth currently sit at $5.6 million. Don Jazzy is richer than D’Banj with close to $30 million.
As regard age, D’Banj was born on June 9 1980 (35 years old) while Don Jazzy was born on the 26th of November 1982 (32 years old) in Umuahia. As you can see, D’Banj is older than Don Jazzy with almost 3years.
D’Banj and Don Jazzy started MoHits together back in 2004 in Lagos after the two relocated from London. While Don Jazzy was the President/CEO, D’Banj was the first recording artist signed to the record label. With his magic touch, Don Jazzy successfully nurtured the label to international standard and signed other artistes such as Wande Coal, Dr Sid, D’Prince, K Switch, etc.
In 2012, the record label was dissolved following what many considered irreconcilable differences between the two.
In what is now being considered a flopped deal move, D’Banj signed to Kanye West’s G.O.OD Music and started his own record label called DB Record (D’Banj Record) which has neither produced any hit song nor signed any serious artist till date except Tonto Dikeh and K. Switch.
Don Jazzy started his own (now very popular) record label called Mavin Record which has produced several number of hit songs such as Dorobucci; Godwin; Sulurere; Take Banana; Kabiyesi; Eminado; My Darling; Adaobi; etc, and helped build other star artistes like Ricaldo Banks, Korede Bello, and Di’Ja, from scratch to international stardom.
D’banj was reportedly taken to court over unpaid dept of over N60 million by Ojogbo with the case number LD/ADR/445/14 assigned to the hearing on Monday, the 26th of January 2015 in Obalende Lagos. This is the clear evidence that things has not been well financially with D’Banj since he parted way with Don Jazzy.
Most of the endorsement deals he reportedly signed wee merely courtesy endorsement as most of worth little or nothing. His beat by dre deal is said to be on affiliate (earn as you sale) basis which has not be lucrative.
Don Jazzy on the other hand have been signing one lucrative deals after another — ranging from N30 million to N150 million, and producing one hit songs after another and making stars in the process.
With these, it is safe to say that Don Jazzy is currently far richer than D’Banj despite D’Banj being older than Don Jazzy with almost three years.