WizKid is on if the finest young musician that is currently making wave at the international domain.
In 2009, he was under the management of Empire Mates Entertainment (E.M.E.). He rose to stardom in 2010 with the arrival of the tune ‘Holla at Your Boy’ from his first studio album, Superstar (2011).”
- Net Worth: $20 Million
- Age: 29
- Date of Birth: July 16, 1990
- Nationality: Nigeria
- Income Source: Music
- Profession: Singer
Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun was conceived on July 16 1990, in Lagos, Nigeria.
His family resides in Surulere, Lagos State, Nigeria. While his dad is a Sunni Muslim, his mom is a Christian having a place with a Pentecostal division.
He was bred and schooled in Surulere area in Lagos. He has had a knack for music since childhood; however, his family didn’t support him to seek music as a full-time career.
As indicated by him, his music career started on the very first day, he joined the church choir. Artiste like Bob Marley, Fela Kuti, King Sunny Ade, 2 Face Idibia, and Sound Sultan were his initial motivations and inspired him to become a musician.
From 2001 till 2006, he performed as an independent artist with the stage name Lil Prinz.’ He formed a group called ‘Glorious Five’ with his friends from the church choir. They figured out how to release one studio album before disbanding.
He met record-maker O.J.B. Jezreel during his struggling days, and he turned into his mentor. He turned into a regular guest at Jezreel’s studio watching and gaining from the record works of artists like 2 Face Idibia and Sound Sultan.
In the wake of dropping out of college in 2009, he inked a record manage Empire Mates Entertainment (E.M.E.). At about the same time, he came out with the stagename ‘Wizkid,’ when he started working on his debut album titled ‘Superstar.’
On March 5, 2013, he reported his choice to build up his record label, ‘Star Boy Entertainment.’ around the same time, he signed an endorsement deal with popular mobile network M.T.N. and brewer Guinness.
The went ahead to top the charts in 15 countries skyrocketing to become Nigeria’s most successful pop artist quickly. He dropped yet another single titled ‘Like This’ on Drake’s O.V.O. Radio in 2016.
Here are probably the best highlights of WizKid’s career:
Caro (Song, 2014)
Ayo (Album, 2014)
Manya (Song, 2017)
Fake Love (Song, 2018)
Some Things to learn about the Young talented Musician
Don’t try to please all
Being in the public eye unquestionably makes people change, yet some more than others. He has amassed a lot of fans for being on singer who keeps giving his best and being his real self.
Be fueled by your inspirations
Regardless of whether Wizkid is a modern-day reincarnation of Afrobeat legend, Fela is another discussion for another day.
The point we might want to shine a light upon, be that as it may, is fashioning your career towards a specific source of inspiration.
Assets and Net Worths of Wizkid 2020
- Wizkid net worth is around $20 million in 2020, making him one of the richest musician in
- When it comes to asset and properties, he owns a N13 million mansion in Surulere, Lagos
- Another mansion Lekki, Lagos that valued around N68 million.
- According to reports gathered online, he also has a house in Los Angeles, USA.