Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, known professionally as Wizkid, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. A prominent figure in the modern day Afrobeats music scene, Wizkid is regarded as one of the biggest and most influential African artists of all time.
Wizkid Net Worth 2023
|Net Worth:||$4 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Jul 16, 1990 (32 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||Surulere, Lagos, Nigeria|
Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun was born on the 16th of July, 1990, in Lagos, Nigeria. His family stays in Surulere, Lagos State, Nigeria. While his father is a Sunni Muslim, his mother is a Christian belonging to a Pentecostal denomination. He completed his primary and secondary education at Surulere. He was interested in music from his early childhood but his family did not support him to pursue music as a full-time career.
When it comes to Wizkid wife, Previously he was in a relationship with many girls such as Oluwanishola Ogudugu, Binta Diamond Diallo, Justine Skye, Jada Pollock, etc. Currently, Wizkid is in a relationship with Tiwa Savage who is also a popular Nigerian singer and songwriter. Wizkid has also three sons from his past relationships.
Here are some of the best highlights of WizKid’s career:
- Caro (Song, 2014)
- Ayo (Album, 2014)
- Manya (Song, 2017)
- Fake Love (Song, 2018)
Wizkid dropped his single “Holla at Your Boy” in 2010 which went viral and it made a lot of people pay attention to him. Wizkid released his debut album ”Superstar” in 2011. That album won the award for Best Album of the Year at the 2012 Nigeria Entertainment Awards and received the claim from fans and critics alike.
After getting so much fame in the music world, Wizkid toured London, England, and performed at the HMV Apollo in 2012. In September 2014, Wizkid dropped his second studio album, called ”Ayo” which included features from Tyga, Wale, and Akon. Wizkid’s first international collab was with Akon on a remix of his ‘Don’t Dull‘. By far his biggest look in America came out of Drake’s album ‘Views’ when he appeared on the song “One Dance”. That song went to number one in 15 countries.
A year later, Wizkid signed a multi-album deal with RCA Records and dropped a third studio album called ”Sounds from the Other Side” to collaborations with Chris Brown and Drake. That album covers the five-track including the hit single “Come Closer” featuring Drake. In 2018, Wizkid was featured on Normani and Calvin Harris’s song ‘Checklist’ which peaked at #1 on the Billboard World Digital Song Sales chart. Next year he appeared on Beyoncé’s hit track “Brown Skin Girl’ which earned him a Grammy Award for Best Music Video. In February 2021, Wizkid became the most-streamed Nigerian singer of all time on Spotify.