Last Updated on July 21, 2020
Omoniyi Temidayo Raphael popularly known as Zlatan Ibile is a Nigerian songwriter, rapper, singer, and self-taught dancer.
The artist who is popularly known for his studio debut song “Zanku” was one who came into the lame light in the industry late 2018 after the back to back release of some hit songs.
Keep reading to explore all you need to know about Zlatan Ibile such as Zlatan Ibile’s net worth, career, biography, and many more.
|Real Name||Omoniyi Temidayo Raphael|
|Date Of Birth||19th December 1994|
|Parents||Mr. and Mrs. Omoniyi|
|Net Worth||$1.5 Million|
Zlatan Ibile Biography
Zlatan Ibile was born on the 19th day of December 1994 in Ilorin, Kwara State, where he grew up and spent his childhood.
Zlatan Ibile parents haven’t been known or talked about since he has been into music industry so we won’t be talking much about them.
Although, according to research, it was made known that Zlatan had some family ties in Ekiti State.
Zlatan Ibile having attended his primary and secondary school in Ilorin went all the way to Abeokuta, Ogun state.
There, he studied his tertiary education at the Moshood Abiola Polytechnic and graduated in 2011 with a National Diploma (ND) in Business Administration.
Zlatan Ibile Career
Before Zlatan went to the university, he had started chasing his career in the music industry right from when he was in secondary school, and then, he competed and won the “One Mic Campus Tour” music competition.
The competition which was sponsored and catered for by one of the leading Telecom network in Nigeria, Airtel, took place in Abeokuta, Ogun State.
According to a lot of people, it was this that drew Zlatan’s attention to the Moshood Abiola Polytechnic where he studied his tertiary education.
Zlatan Ibile came into the lame light after the release of a song, my body, where he featured the multi-talented Yoruba indigenous rapper, Olamide Baddo. The song went well and this made him known to many Nigerians then.
Zlatan kept on publicizing his talent and in late 2018, he made was featured in a collaboration by Chinko Ekun, alongside Lil Kesh, to produce the street jam, Able God. The song was really trending that no DJ will mix without playing the song.
A few months later, Zlatan dropped another hit jam on the street which he titled “Zanku” meaning “Zlatan Abeg No Kill Us”, which was dropped along with a dancing style that went throughout the whole country including other countries West Africa, and various parts of the world.
The song went through several shows and concerts throughout the whole year and also went in into 2019 still trending.
ZANKU was indeed the game-changer for the hood singer, Zlatan Ibile.
By then, Zlatan had already started collaborating with some top singers in the Nigerian Music Industry such as the rockstar Davido (Osanle), the African Giant (Burna boy), and many others.
Not so long after, he was featured in a debut song by the Marlian Music Boss, Naira Marley, which was titled “Am I a Yahoo Boy”.
The song which was said according to the EFCC to be promoting cybercrime made Zlatan, Naira Marley, and three others got arrested on May 10, 2019.
Although, Zlatan Ibile got bailed after about 72 hours within which he had been proved unguilty.
Over the past few years of getting into the entertainment industry, the Zanku master has been really proofing a heroic act and doing quite well in the Nigerian music industry.
Zlatan Ibile is the founder and CEO of Zanku Records record label.
Zlatan Ibile Family Life
Zlatan Ibile is not yet married but has a girlfriend who goes by the name, Bolanle.
Zlatan even went to the extent of taking his time to record a track for the celebrity girlfriend.
Although, a few weeks later, we got to know that Zlatan Ibile already has a girlfriend who goes by the name, Seyi Awonuga.
The lady was said to have helped him in his music career and also has a child for him.
Although Zlatan never took any of his social handles to explain this to his fans, we believe that was the cause of the sudden die-down noise about Bolanle.
In order words, Zlatan Ibile isn’t married yet but has a girlfriend who carries his little child, and her name is Seyi Awonuga.
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Zlatan Ibile Awards
Zlatan Ibile has been nominated for quite a lot of awards and trophies although he has been able to win just two which isn’t so impressive.
According to a lot of people, the reason why Zlatan doesn’t always win awards is due to the fact that most of his songs are street songs, and this made him hardly get votes whenever he gets nominated.
Check out the list of Zlatan Ibile’s awards and nominations below.
- 2018 City People Music Awards – Rookie of the Year (Nominated)
- 2019 The Headies – Next Rated Artiste Of the Year (Nominated)
- 2019 The Headies – Best Street Hop Artiste “for Zanku” (Nominated)
- 2019 The Headies – Best Collaboration Of the Year “for Killin Dem ft Burna Boy” (Won)
- 2019 The Headies – Song Of the Year “for Zanku” (Nominated)
- 2019 African Muzik Magazine Awards – Best New Act Of The Year (Won)
- 2019 African Muzik Magazine Awards – Best Collaboration Of The Year “for Killin Dem ft Burna Boy” (Won)
- 2019 African Muzik Magazine Awards – Song Of The Year “for Killin Dem ft Burna Boy” (Won)
Zlatan Ibile Net Worth
As of 2020, Zlatan Ibile Net Worth is estimated to be $1.5 Million, this which he made from his career as a singer and record label owner.
Zlatan Ibile Best Quotes
“AS LONG AS I HAVE THIS VOICE, WE GO DEY WOUND THEM LIKE THAT!”Zlatan Ibile
“TRY TO GET MONEY FIRST BEFORE SAYING MONEY IS NOT EVERYTHING.”Zlatan Ibile
“GOD BLESS ANYBODY WHO WANTS HIS SECOND MAN TO MAKE AM.”Zlatan Ibile
Zlatan Ibile is indeed a one of the fastest rising and influential street singer in Nigeria with a very unique style of music.
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