|Full Name||Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun|
|Date of Birth||July 16, 1990|
|Parents||Jane (Mother), Muniru (Father)|
|Spouse||Not yet married|
|Net Worth||$10 Million|
Who is Wizkid?
Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun popularly known and regarded by his stage name, Wizkid, is a popular Nigerian singer and songwriter.
The artist who is known for his modern model of singing has quite a lot of things you might not have known about him such as Wizkid’s net worth, biography, career, and lots more.
Keep reading while unveil to you, all you need to know.
Wizkid was born on July 16, 1990, in Surulere, Lagos State, Nigeria. He grew up in his hometown with 12 other siblings who all happened to be female.
His father, Muniru, had three wives and Wizkid emerging as the only son of his own mother, Jane.
Wizkid completed his basic education in his hometown and he attended the Ijebu Ode Grammar School, Ogun State, Nigeria. After completing his secondary education, he got an admission to study his tertiary education at the Lagos State University (LASU).
In 2009, Wizkid dropped out of the university so as to focus majorly on his music career but later attended the Lead City University, Ibadan, Oyo State. Although, he only spent just two sessions at the University before dismissing himself.
Wizkid’s music career can be traced back to 2004 when he started watching on 2face, Nasty C, and other music legends at the OJB’s Point Beat Studios.
Wizkid was said to have been mentored by the popular Nigerian rapper, Naeto C while he was around 15 years of age.
In 2009, he was signed into the Banky W’s Empire Mates Entertainment record label and was helped to make, publish, and market his music while at the label.
In June 2011, Wizkid released his first debut studio album which was titled, “Superstar” and was produced by Banky W, Shizzi, and other top producers in the Nigerian music industry.
In March 2013, Succeeding Wizkid’s exit from the Empire Mates Entertainment record label, he took to his twitter handle to announce the launch of his own record label which was named Starboy Entertainment.
The label was said to have been created for the sake of helping young and upcoming artistes to showcase their talents and become known in the highly competitive music industry.
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Wizkid Net Worth
As of 2020, Wizkid’s net worth is estimated to be $10 Million which he made from his career as a music artist, from entrepreneurship as the CEO of the Starboy Entertainment record label, and from ambassadorial deals with different brands.
Wizkid Family Life
Wizkid is yet to officially get married but has been in a lot of relationships in the past.
He had three girlfriends with whom he has one child respectively and their names are;
- Jada Pollock who gave birth to Zion Balogun
- Oluwanishola Ogudugu who gave birth to Boluwatife Balogun
- Binta Diamond who gave birth to Ayodeji Balogun
Wizkid Best Quotes
“You don’t have to wait until you are much older to be the best at something or to achieve your dreams.”Wizkid
“These are not dark days: these are great days – the greatest days of our country has ever lived.”Wizkid
“There are a terrible lot of lies going about the world, and the worst of it is that half of them are true.”Wizkid
Wizkid happens to be one of the best and influential music artists in the Nigerian music industry whose music is also loved by people in other parts of the world.
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