Michael Collins Ajereh, known professionally as Don Jazzy, is a Nigerian record producer. He is the founder and the CEO of Mavin Records. Don Jazzy was co-owner of the now-defunct Mo’ Hits Records record label with D’banj.
Don jazzy net worth 2022
|Net Worth:||$10 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Nov 26, 1982 (40 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||Umuahia|
|Profession:||Singer, Songwriter, Record producer, Musician, Entrepreneur|
Don Jazzy, whose real name is Michael Collins Ajereh, was born in Umuahia, Abia State, Nigeria, on November 26, 1982. Ajereh’s family moved to Ajegunle, Lagos, where Don Jazzy was born. He attended the coeducational Federal Government College Lagos in Lagos, Nigeria. At the age of 12, Don Jazzy started practicing the bass guitar and piano after discovering his early passion of music. His education also included learning how to play the percussion instruments. Don Jazzy attended Ambrose Alli University in Ekpoma, Edo State, to study business management.
Don Jazzy is a divorcee as he divorced his wife in 2005. He was married to Michelle Jackson at the age of 22 in 2003. The claim of the divorce by Don Jazzy is that he had issues because of his ambitious nature where he was more married to his music than his wife; so that cause a total break-down in their marriage. The union didn’t produce any children.
Don Jazzy has done his early schooling in a Co-educational high school. Later he moved to Federal Government College Lagos, where he completed his graduation from. Soon, he went to Ambrose Alli University, where he studied business management, before starting his career in the music industry.
Jazzy’s music career originally started back in 2000 when he was offered by his uncle to play the drums for a local church in London so he quickly moved to London at the age of 18. Before he launched his singing career, Don Jazzy did several odd jobs including as a security guard at McDonald’s in the United Kingdom. On the other hand, he was still busy focusing on music.
Awards & Nominations:
- 2019s The Beatz Award TM for New Discovery Producer.
- 2015s City People Entertainment Award in the category of Special Recognition Award.
- 2 The Headies Awards in Producer of the Year for Over The Moon, Mr Endowed, and Producer of the Year for Dorobucci categories in 2011 and 2014 respectively.
- 2006s Nigerian Music Awards in the category of Producer of the Year.
- 2007s Nigerian Entertainment Awards for Music Producer of the Year.
Don Jazzy started his career way back in 2002 when he started working with several small groups of musicians and artists. In 2004, he formed a record label with D’banj named Mo’ Hits Records, which gave them huge success. In the span of two years, he went on to produce Albums like No Long Thing and Rundown/Funk You Up. Later he did several more works until, in 2008, his name was credited for the production of The Entertainer by D’banj. Later, he got his name involved in Mushin 2 MoHits, which is considered one of the finest albums to ever come out of Nigeria. In 2011, he worked with names like Kanye West, Jay-Z, Beyoncé, and others, which made him very famous. In 2012, he and D’banj broke up. Later, in 2012 Jazzy created a record label named Mavin Records, which later became a massive label. Within a few months, he gained success and signed some great artists. Don Jazzy has won various awards like Nigerian Music Awards, Nigerian Entertainment Awards, City People Entertainment Awards, etc.