African Fashion Culture

6 Nigerian Artists Who Spend Millions on Fashion

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Written by Abraham Odhiambo

Some years back, luxury lifestyle which includes expensive clothing and items were attributes of successful American artists. However, things have changed in recent years and we can now see a Nigerian artist wear expensive clothes from the biggest designers in the world.

Most musicians in Nigeria have been spending a lot on fashion since getting the limelight. From classy, well-tailored bespoke suits and colourful two-pieces to designer outfits and shoes, these artists rock some of the most expensive attires. See Africa Today brings you six Nigerian artists who are known to wear expensive clothes and associate with the biggest fashion brands in the world.

1. Davido 

Davido is one of the Nigerian musicians who have taken African music to higher levels. The 30-year-old has cemented his status as a musical icon with hits, singles, awards and collaborations.

Davido

Davido. Photo/ NotjusOk.

One of the things that Davido has been exciting his fans with is fashion. The Nigerian artist is known to wear expensive clothes as he spends millions on fashion every year. Apart from designer clothes and pants, you will also see Davido rocking expensive watches and chains in his music videos and when performing on stage.

2. Wizkid 

Wizkid is undoubtedly one of the best dressed African musicians. He wears clothes from well known expensive fashion brands such as Gucci, Fendi and Louis Vuitton. Just like Davido, Wizkid is also fond of rocking expensive jewelry.

Starboy is one of the young stars who set the fashion pace and hold the future of fashion in their hands. He is a big fan of the Italian fashion house Gucci, and that’s where he buys some of his expensive clothes. In his homecoming concert in December 2022, Wizkid’s dressing was said to be worth 265,884,000 Naira, which is about $348,802. His Richard Mille Rose Gold watch alone was worth more than 250,000,000 Naira, which is about $327,964.

Wizkid

Wizkid. Photo/ Pitchfork.

3. Timaya 

Timaya has been a prominent figure in Nigerian music for several years now. Over the years, he has been rocking high-class fashion. He has appeared at concerts wearing clothes worth millions. Timaya is a fan of the fashion brand Louis Vuitton and has been seen with the brand’s popular big and oversize bag.

4. Burna Boy 

Burna Boy is one of the artists who have been making great statements across the world with their music. The Nigerian artist has made millions from his career and is known to wear expensive clothes on stage or while making appearances at events.

In one of Burna Boy’s events at Olympic Stadium in London, his drip was worth 234,982,000 Naira. In another event, the singer flaunted apparel, jewelry, and other accessories worth $1.5 million (approximately 900 million Naira).

Burna Boy

Burna Boy. Photo/ YouTube.

5. Runtown 

Born Douglas Jack Agu, Runtown is another Nigerian artist known to wear expensive clothes. He spends millions on fashion and that’s why his outfits are always stylish.

Runtown has flawless style inspiration, with every combination of his outfit blending so well on him. His styles are from within, simple and elegant, but also expensive. Apart from music, Runtown also has a passion to pursue fashion as a career.

6. Ice Prince

Ice Prince is one of the Nigerian artists who love fashion so much. As a result, he doesn’t mind using his last cash just to look smart, smooth and clean. One of the most amazing things about ice prince is that any cloth he wears always makes him look dazzling, together with his haircut and walking pattern. Ice Prince has been in the Nigerian music industry for so long and has been nicknamed “Fashion King” by some of his fans.

Ice Prince

Nigerian artist Ice Prince is known to wear expensive clothes. Photo/ Novice2Star.

Who Is the Most Expensive Artist in Nigeria?

  • Wizkid
  • Burna Boy
  • Davido
  • Tiwa Savage
  • Olamide

Who Is the Most Dressed Musician in Nigeria?

Wizkid. In the Nigerian Afrobeat curriculum, the Nigerian sensational singer Wizkid is the number one well-dressed musician.

Who Is the Best Dressed in Nigeria 2023?

Influencer Enioluwa Adeoluwa and Big Brother Naija’s Beauty Tukura won the ‘Best Dressed’ male and female categories in the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards in May 2023.

How Much Is Wizkid’s Clothes?

In one of his concerts, Wizkid wore a Gucci top costing around $3,700 and a pant costing about $990. He appeared at another event last year with his attire costing $348,802.

About the author

Abraham Odhiambo

Abraham Odhiambo is a writer with interests in nature, travel, African safari and sports. I'm pursuing a bachelor's degree in Media and Communication at Egerton University.

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