Wizkid Net Worth
Today we bring you Nigeria’s biggest singing sensation that is breaking records with his songs and international collaborations “WizKid”. The lucky soul who worked with 2Face, Idibia, Naeto C and Sound Sultan just before he really started his career. The first solo album consisted of 17 songs that just demonstrates the crazy energy WizKid holds for music. From being Lil Princ in his early school days to becoming Nigeria’s icon WizKid. Lets read all about his personal life, career and current networth.
Wizkid Net Worth 2022
Who knew that dropping out of school in 2009 will land WizKid in to international fame, success and popularity. The Nigerian rapper hails from Africa that is often regarded as poor and under developed country. However, WizKid as a child was lucky enough to have financially stable household where his first song became the talk of town at the age of 15 only. The successful journey is admired by his fans across the globe and today he stands among the best International musicians who own their personal music label. WizKid Youtube channel is named on his music label “Star Boy TV” with 2.52M subscribers.
To add on more, among the Nigerian celebrities, WizKid is the top choice for brands for the endorsements and promotion that adds more success and popularity to his career. Wizkid signed a one-year endorsement deal with Pepsi, MTN Nigeria, Dolce & Gabbana, UBA, Tecno, and many other top companies. He landed an endorsement deal with a leading sportswear brand, Puma, in 2020. The endorsement deals and success from the music resulted in the Wizkid net worth of around $7 million in 2022.
|Net worth||$7 million|
|Real Name||Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun|
|Nick/ Stage Name||Wizkid, Lil Princ|
|Date of Birth||July 16, 1990|
|Religion||Doesn’t believe in religion|
|Height||5 ft 4 in (1.62m)|
|Weight||60 Kgs (132 lbs)|
The career of Wizkid started by forming a group, the Glorious Five, with his church friends. Later on, in 2009, Wizkid joined the Nigerian musical label Empire Mates Entertainment (E.M.E) and dropped his first popular song, “Holla at Your Boy” in 2010 which received a lot of attention. Then, he dropped his debut album “Superstar” in 2011 which received the Best Album of the Year at the 12 Nigeria Entertainment Awards. In 2012, he went on a tour to London, England and performed at the HMV Apollo. Soon in September 2014, Wizkid second album was named “Ayo” and he had his first international collaboration on a remix of “Don’t Dull” with Akon. He just kept stepping towards the heights of fame afterwards and appeared on the Drake song “One Dance” from the album “Views”.
Wizkid had a multi-album deal with RCA records a year later and dropped another studio album named “ Sounds from the Other Side” to collaborations with Drake and Chris Brown. In 2018, Wizkid was featured in the song “Checklist” by Normani and Calvin Harris, which reached the #1 spot on the Billboard Digital Song Sales chart. He earned many prestigious awards like Grammy Awards, BET Awards, etc and has become the highest recipient of the Headies Awards by bagging five awards. He continues to get more fame and recognition from his fans.
As of his 32 birthday, the Nigerian superstar has broken 7 records that includes first Nigerian to become part of Bill Board Hot 100 chart, topping the BillBoard Charts, Youngest African to win Grammys, First Afro-Pop artist to be included in Guinness Book of World Records and Nigerian artist with the most nominations. It doesn’t ends here as Wizkid is first African with 7 BillBoartd nominations, and the first African music sensation to set the stage on fire at Royal Albert London.
Wizkid Net Worth of Last 5 Years
|The net worth of Wizkid 2022||$ 7 million|
|The net worth of Wizkid 2021||$6.5 million|
|The net worth of Wizkid 2020||$ 6 million|
|The net worth of Wizkid 2019||$5.5 million|
|The net worth of Wizkid 2018||$ 5 million|
The real name of Wizkid isAyodeji Ibrahim Balogun born on July 16th, 1990 to interfaith parents in city of Lagos situated in Nigeria. Wizkid father Alhaji Muniru Olatunji Balogun practiced Islam whereas his mother Jane Dolapo Balogun is PanteCoastal Christian. Fans speculate about his religion to which he once shared on snapchat that he doesn’t belive in any religion. He completed his basic schooling from a primary school in Surulere and later took admission in Lagos State University but later dropped out. He again took admission in Leeds City university but failed to complete his education.
As of his personal life, he had been in several relationships in the past years including Oluwanishola Ogudugu, Binta Diamond Diallo, Justine Skye, Jada Pollock and is currently dating Tiwa Savage who shares the same profession as of WizKid and is a singer and songwriter. Wizkid has 3 children with different woman and his fatherhood landed him in a controversy when he was only 21 when he had a baby with Oluwanishola Ogudugu that was denied earlier. Currently, the Nigerian singer enjoys a star lifestyle with houses in Lekki, Surulere and Los Angeles California. His Los Angles house is the most expensive real estate purchase of Wizkid and consists of a 3-storey building. Fans call Wizkid cars as having the coolest collection including Bentley Continental GT Convertible, Lamborghini Urus, Mercedes Benz G63 AMG, BMX X6, and Porsche Cayenne.
Wizkid fame and popularity shows if harwork is assured no matter what comes in way, you can ace the way to success. Being an African and Nigerian that is always considered poor and under developed, WizKid proved it all wrong. Tell us in the comment section about what your favourite part of his lifestory and career till yet. Let us know his favourite songs of yours.
|Father name||Alhaji Muniru Olatunji Balogun|
|Mother Name||Jane Dolapo Balogun|
|Marital status||In a relationship|
|Eye color||Dark Brown|
|Education||Dropped out from Lead City University|
|Favorite food||Amala AND Jollof rice with plantain|
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Some Interesting Facts About Wizkid
The real name of Wizkid isAyodeji Ibrahim Balogun .
Wizkid become famous at regional level in 2011 with his song “Hola At Your Boy” that was part of his debut album Superstar in 2011.
Wizkid height is 1.62m.
Wizkid is 32 years old.
Wizkid networth is $7 million in 2022.
Wizkid grew up in Surulere, Lagos along with his 12 sisters to inter-faith parents.
The name of Wizkid debut album is “Superstar” released in 2011.
Yes, Wizkid is lucky guy who owns a private jet and is often seen travelling for his shows using his jet.