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Sunday, October 7, 2018

Wizkid Biography: Age, Family, Net Worth, Baby Mamas And Everything You Need To Know


There are a whole lot of great musicians in Nigeria, but Wizkid is one that has put smile on the face of many with his music. Although he is just a young man at 28, but he is not a newbie when it comes to delivering great music, his professional career started in 2009 when he signed the record label owned by the famous artist, Banky W. This article is aimed at giving relevant information of the star wizkid also known as “Wizzy baby”,” Daddy yo” etc because there is a lot about him than being on stage alone.


He was born as Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun on the 16th of July, 1990 (age 28) in Surulere, Lagos to a family where his father, Alhaji Muniru Olatunji Balogun is a Muslim, and his mother, Dolapo Jane Balogun is a Pentecostal Christian. His father was married to three women and he had twelve female siblings who he grew up with. He has always been a fan of good music from great musicians like; Bob Marley (the Jamaican reggae singer), Fela Kuti and King Sunny Ade.
He started singing on stage when he was just eleven years old and went by the stage name “Lil Prinz”. He wanted his music to go wide, so he called together a few of his friends (4 friends) from church to form a music group called The Glorious Five, and they released some albums together until the year 2006 when the producer OJB Jezreel took notice of him and took responsibility.
His time under OJB Jezreel gave him the opportunity to meet big Nigerian singers, the likes of 2 Face Idibia, South Sultan, Naeto C, Ikechukwu and Mr. Incredible (M.I Abaga). Till 2009 when Banky W loved his style and signed him to his record label (Empire Mates Entertainment), and he released the song “Holla at your boy” which boosted his career as it was a hit song that year.
He started and completed his primary and secondary school education at Ijebu Ode Grammar school, then got admitted into Lagos State University, but dropped out when he was in his second year of school to go full time into music, as he could not balance both his education and music career, according to him, he said he didn’t regret stopping school for a bit because it gave him all the time to concentrate and work fully on his music. At some point in his music career, he realized how important education was, so he went back to school, Lead City University, but still dropped out again.


For the 2018 statistics, Wizkid is regarded as the second richest musician in Nigeria and the seventh richest in Africa, as he is worth about $13 million according to the report from Forbes.
Wizkid also has a good taste of cars, as he has a garage which is worth about N100 million; his cars includes; Mercedes Benz Compressor (which costs N10 million), Hyundai Sonata (costs N7 million), BMW X6 car (costs N12 million), Porsche Panarama (costs 14 million), Porsche Cayenne (costs N20 million), Bentley (costs N45 million), Honda Accord, I VTECH (costs N9 million).
He also has houses in Nigeria and out of the shores of Nigeria. Those he is resident at are just two, one is a mansion in Lagos, Nigeria, the other is located in Los Angeles in U.S.A, he bought the house in the year 2016 and it costs about $15 million. His other houses are for business purposes as he is also into real estate as a side hustle.


Although not married, but has beautiful kids with some beautiful ladies, they are;
  • SOLA OGUDUGU: she gave birth for wizkid in the year 2011 to Boluwatife Balogun, she was 19 years old when she had the baby, she claimed she was surprised as at the time she found out she was pregnant for him.
  • BINTA DIALLO: she gave birth to wizkid’s second child in the year 2016 and the child bears the name of his father, Ayodeji Balogun. At first, Wizkid did not accept the child, asking for a paternity test. After that was carried out, it was then confirmed that it was his baby.
  • JADA POLLOCK: She gave birth to wizkid’s third child in the year 2017, and it came as a surprise to many Nigerians, the name of the child is Zion Balogun.

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