By the ending of this post you will be conversant with Wizkid BIO, AGE, HEIGHT, WEIGHT, NET WORTH,
CAREER, AFFAIR, BABY MAMA, DATING, FACTS, TRIVIA,
SALARY, BEFORE FAME.
Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun whose stage name is Wizkid is one of the fastest rising Nigerian
music artists and probably one of the youngest too. He was recently named one of the
richest African musicians by Forbes. His closest rival is Davido
Wizkid was born Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun on July 16, 1990, in Lagos, Nigeria. There has
been a little controversy about his date of birth, some sources have claimed he was born
on July 16, 1989.
Born into a polygamous family and His mother being a Christian Wizkid followed in his mother’s footstep and began
singing in his local church at the tender age of 11 years. He was the lead singer in his singing group called ‘The Glorious Five’
and also a good vocalist.He released a couple of albums before his big break in 2009 and also went by the
name ‘Lil Prinz’ before he settled for the star-studded name ‘WIZKID’.
Wizkid’s big break came with the song ‘fast money’in 2009 after successfully featuring M.I Abaga.
The song got alot of airplay, nominations and awards both in Nigeria and other African countries.
The song that earned him his Next rated Headies Award in 2011 was ‘HOLLA AT YOUR BOY’ and he also got nominated for the Best Pop Single at the same show.
The music video of the same song was nominated for Best Afro Pop Video at the 2011 Nigeria Music Video Awards (NMVA) and Most Gifted
Newcomer Video at the 2011 Channel O Music Video Awards.
He has had the honour of working with famous artist both local which includes 2face,OJB,Naeto C,Tiwa savage among others and internationally with
the likes of Chris Brown, Drake,Ty Dolla $ign etc.
Wizkid became Nigeria’s first artist to emerge on Billboard’s Twitter Last 24
hours chart following his guest feature on Drake’s afrobeat ‘One Dance’ single,
which appeared at number 21.The song entered number-one on
the Billboard Hot 100 chart in May a position it maintained for 10 non-consecutive weeks and the song went on to become an international hit, topping the
charts in 15 different countries, including the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia,France, and Germany.
Awards And Nominations
Star boy as we all love to call him is a recipient of two City People Entertainment Awards, two BET
Awards, two Channel O Music Video Awards, two Ghana Music Awards, three MOBO
Awards, six The Headies Awards, three Billboard Music Awards, six Nigeria
Entertainment Awards, four MTV Africa Music Awards, a Future Award, two iHeartRadio Music Awards, two SoundCity MVP Awards,
two Dynamix All Youth Awards, and one MTV Europe Music Award
He has also been nominated for:
MTV Europe Music Awards (five times)
American Music Awards (thrice)
World Music Awards (four times)
Grammy Awards (once)
He was also nominated for six (6) categories of the 2017 Sound city award and he
won the ‘Digital Artiste of the Year’.
Wizkid Net Worth
The Starboy’s net worth is an estimated $14 million – that is about N5 billion. He
reportedly charges N10 million per show. Apart from his music career, Wizkid has other
ventures that have brought him money.
For instance, he has his own music label Starboy Entertainment founded in 2013. He
also makes lots of money from his many endorsements. In 2012, he signed a one-year
the endorsement deal with Pepsi reportedly worth $350,000.
In 2013, he signed an N110 million contract with MTN. In 2015, the singer became one of
Globacom’s brand ambassador for N180 million.
Cars And House
The multi-talented musician owns two massive and quite expensive mansions. One in
Lekki and the other one in Los Angeles. The Lekki mansion is said to be worth N70
Wizkid who has a penchant for beautiful cars has the following in his collection; a Black
Honda Accord I-VTEC, Porsche Cayenne, Mercedes 2012 Compressor, BMW X6, Hyundai
Sonata, Bentley, and Porsche Panamera.
Wizkid a ladies man always has one or two in store for the ladies.
He has been unto with so many ladies since his music career took off. He was first
linked to Sophie Rammal then Sola Ogudugu [Baby Mama 1], with whom he has a child. Others include
Tonto Dikeh, Victoria Kimani, Binta Diamond Diallo [Baby Mama 2], Justine Skye, Hudda Monroe, Chidinma Ekile, Seyi
Shay, Tania Omotayo. The Starboy is said to be currently dating his babymama .
How Tall Is Wizkid?
The Starboy is big on every other thing in life apart from the height side lol, he is 5”4 tall.
Full Name: Ayodeji Ibrahim BalogunBelcalis Almanzar
Birthday: October 11, 1991
Age: 28 years old
Current Residence: Lagos
Education: University Drop Out
Profession: Afro Beats Popster, Rapper, Songwriter, Social Media Personality
Girlfriend: Jada Pollock
Net Worth: $14 million US (approx)
Height: 5 feet 5 inches (165 cm)
Weight: 65 kg (143 lbs) (approx)
Feet Size: Not Available
Dress Size: Not Available
Shoe Size: Not Available
Chest Size: 34 inches
Skin Color : Dark Brown
Biceps: Not Available
Waist: 27 inches
Hip: 39 inches
Body Type: Small
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Black