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Is Mayorkun richer than Rema

Is Mayorkun Richer Than Rema?

Mayorkun and Rema are among the top richest artists in Nigeria, who have won countless awards and bagged different endorsement deals. 

It’s not about who started first, it’s about how much you’re able to make an impact locally and internationally as a musician…‘Read full article’

Mayorkun and Rema net worth when combined gives the sum of $2,800,000.00 but individually, Mayorkun is worth $1,800,000.00 and Rema is worth the sum of $1,000,000.00. I also took the time to do a little subtraction and what I found out was that Mayorkun is $800,000 richer than Rema…‘Read full article’

You might be wondering where these multi-talented Nigerian singers have been making a lot of money from, what they do? Well, it’s very simple and clear and to provide an accurate answer, let’s analyse both musicians and find out if Mayorkun is richer than Rema.


Adewale Mayowa Emmanuel popularly known as Mayorkun was born into a family of entertainers on March 23rd, 1994 in Osun State. If you have a father that’s a musician and a mother that’s an actress, definitely you could say the sky is your starting point.

He joined the choir at a very tender age where according to him, he ‘learned the basics of music’.

Mayorkun who is also known as the “Mayor Of Lagos” is a mainstream Nigerian and African artist who has gained some level of international recognition and he loves sharing his achievements on social media.

In 2016, Mayorkun was signed with Davido’s record label, Davido’s Music Worldwide (DMW) and his debut single “Eleko” was released under the label.

Mayorkun, in 2018 built a house which is worth over N200 million. The singer also took to his social media pages to show off his new achievement. List of cars owned by Mayorkun include;

  • Range Rover SUV
  • Porsche Panamera Turbo
  • Mercedes Benz CLA250 AMG (worth N35 million)
  • Mercedes Benz 4matic
  • Two Toyota Prado SUV

Also, you might be wondering how Mayorkun has been making a lot of money, what he does? Well, it’s very simple that Mayorkun releases his music, people stream the music online and he gets paid for it. The singer has a total number of 98 million streams globally and on monetizing these streams, it is an estimated passive income of $288,000, which is a huge amount of money in naira.

Another means by which Mayorkun makes money is on YouTube. According to YouTube, it was reported that Mayorkun YouTube Channel has a total number of 19 million video views with over 100,000 subscribers.

Also, list of brands that have had endorsement deals with Mayorkun include;

  • Hennessy worth $80,000
  • Coca-Cola worth $100,000
  • Stanbic IBTC worth $50,000
  • Close Up Toothpaste worth $50,000

Additionally, he has an estimated revenue of $280,000 from endorsement deals. Some list of his awards include;

  • He won the Headies Award for Rookie of the year 2016.
  • City People Entertainment Awards for the Most Promising Act, 2016.
  • The Headies Awards for the next rated act, 2018, among others.

According to the calculations and analysis made, Mayorkun’s net worth is estimated at around $1,800,000. Now, let’s take a look at Rema’s net worth…


Divine Ikubor, professionally known as Rema (which means “redeeming everything music around”) was born on 1st May, 2000 into a Christian family in Benin city, Edo State and he grew up singing and rapping while in secondary school.

Rema was the first artiste signed under the Supreme Mavin Dynasty, Jonzing after their multi-million dollar investment with the Kubanda holdings. He rose to fame with the release of the song “Iron Man” which appeared on Barack Obama’s 2019 summer playlist.

Rema’s current estimated net worth comes entirely from his music streams, appearances, performances, partnerships and sponsorship deals. Anytime he made a new hit, he makes a lot of money from it. The income he makes from streams is a passive income, as long as people keep streaming his music he will keep making a lot of cash from it.

Anytime Rema uploaded a music video on his YouTube channel which normally has about the total number of 60 million video views and over 250,000 subscribers, he gets paid for that. Also, list of brands that have endorsement deal with Rema include;

  • Hp worth $50,000
  • Tom Tom worth $20,000
  • Monster worth $100,000
  • Pepsi worth $100,000

Rema was the first artist in Nigeria to bag an endorsement deal worth millions of naira with Hp in 2019. He was also named brand ambassador for the well known soda Pepsi with his labelmate, Ayra Starr in 4th September, 2021.

In June 2020, Rema picked up his 2019 GAC SUV car worth over N34 million which was awarded to him for winning the Headies Awards Next Rated in 2019. He also received the Honorary Membership Award from the BMW Club of Nigeria for his commitment and promotion of the brand in his hit single, “Beamer” (Bad Boys).

With all that has been listed above, there’s no doubt that Mayorkun is richer than Rema. Hope you enjoyed the article. If you have any thoughts on this article about who is richer between Mayorkun and Rema. Please don’t hesitate to comment below.


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