Wizkid Net worth and Bio
Wizkid Net Worth and Bio
|Wizkid Net Worth||$30 million US dollars|
|Name||Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun|
|Also known as||Lil Prinz, Wizzy, Starboy, Machala, Daddy Yo, Baba Nla, Big Wiz, Eleniyan|
|Age||16 July 1990|
|State of Origin||Surulere, Lagos|
|Years active||2001– present|
|Source of Wealth||Music, Youtube, Endorsement, Fashion|
Wizkid Net Worth Forbes and Biography
Wizkid net worth is estimated to be around $30 million USD. Wizkid’s real name is Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, and he was born on July 16, 1990. He is a singer and songwriter from Nigeria. He began recording music at the age of 11 in Surulere, Lagos State, and released a collaborative album with the Glorious Five, a group he and a couple of his church friends formed.
He was raised in an interreligious family with twelve female siblings. His mother is a Pentecostal Christian, while his father is Muslim. He went to the Ijebu Ode Grammar School. He was raised on the music of King Sunny Ade, Fela Kuti, and Bob Marley. Big Wiz revealed to Adesope of Factory 78 TV that he formed the Glorious Five with some of his church friends. In 2009, Wizzy signed a record deal with Empire Mates Entertainment. He collaborated on the song “Omoge You Too Much,” which appears on Banky W.’s The W Experience album. While honing his craft, he collaborated with Naeto C, Ikechukwu, and M.I. He dropped out of Lagos State University in the middle of 2009 (LASU). He later attended Lead City University, but dropped out after completing two sessions.
Who is Richer Between Wizkid and Davido?
Wizkid net worth is estimated to be around $30 million, while Davido’s net worth is estimated to be $40 million. As a result, Davido is more wealthy than Wizkid.
What is Wizkid Net worth in Naira?
His net worth in the Naira equivalent at the rate of ₦500 per $1 is at least ₦15.3 Billion
Big Wiz signed a record deal with Empire Mates Entertainment (E.M.E). He later rose to the spotlight after releasing “Holla at Your Boy”, the lead single from his debut studio album, Superstar (2011), which also produced the singles “Tease Me/Bad Guys”, and “Don’t Dull”.
In September 2014, he released his self-titled second studio album, Ayo. Six singles were released in support of the album, including “Jaiye Jaiye.” After his contract with E.M.E expired, he left. In 2016, he rose to international prominence after collaborating with Drake on the hit single “One Dance,” which peaked at number one on the US Billboard Hot 100 and topped the charts in 14 other countries. The song broke numerous records, making Wizzy the first Afrobeats artist to be inducted into the Guinness Book of World Records.
In 2018, he was featured on Normani and Calvin Harris’s song “Checklist,” which peaked at number one on the Billboard World Digital Song Sales chart. The following year, he appeared on Beyoncé’s album The Lion King: The Gift on the single “Brown Skin Girl,” which also charted at number one on the World Digital Song Sales chart and earned him a Grammy Award for Best Music Video. He released his fourth album, Made in Lagos, in October 2020, to commercial success and critical acclaim, reaching number one on the Billboard World Album Chart.
Big Wiz was the most-streamed Nigerian artist of all time on Spotify by February 2021, with over 3.4 billion streams across all credits.