As Wizkid celebrates his birthday here are some facts about him

As Wizkid celebrates his birthday here are some facts about him

Starboy clocks 28 today, 16th of July.

Here is a little biography on Wizkid 

Wizkid started his career on the church choir just like many other celebs, he became a singer at the age of 11 and was known as “Lil Prinz” then. In 2016, he decided to rebranded himself by toughing up his game and changing his name to Wizkid, a name that has now become an household name in Nigeria and internationally.

He recorded his first album for his church at the age of 11, the 7tracks album was produced by one of the most celebrated music producers in the country-OJB Jezreel, who died few years ago.

After changing his name to Wizkid, he began enjoying a little more fame, started singing with top artists of that time, his song wee naow been aired on radio stations.

Wizkid got his major break in 2009, when this young talent got his first major break in the music industry- according to wizkid twitter, His collaboration with one of Nigeria’s best rappers and MCs-MI Abaga, on “fast money fast cars” track drew major attention to Wizzy’s unique voice and style.

He was then signed to Banky W’s Empire Mates Entertainment {EME}

Here are some Interesting Facts About Wizkid

1. Wizkid is the most streamed African Artiste on digital platforms with over 1billion digital streams.

2. Wizkid the is most followed person on Twitter Nigeria, and the most followed African artiste on Twitter.

3. Wizkid has revealed he is a charitable person, but he doesn’t announce his works in the media.

4.His favourite Color is Black.

5. He formed a group back then at 11, Glorious Five.

6. His Group, Glorious Five went on to release a 7-Tracker Album and released the album in the Church.

7. He made 10,000 from the total sale of his first album (with Glorious 5)

8. Wizkid’s first International Collaboration was with Akon on Don’t Dull (Remix).

9. Wizkid ‘Ayo Ibrahim Balogun’ was a student of Ijebu Ode Grammar School.

10. Wizkid was booked all through December of 2012, sometimes he had to shuttle between 4-5 shows.

Wizkid Cars

It is not surprising that the Nigerian musician owns lots of automobiles. Wizkid net worth allows him to buy anything he wants.

This may obviously not be the amount of cars he has, nevertheless, have a look at the cars he currently possesses:

Hyundai Sonata (N6 million)
Black Honda Accord I-VTEC (N8 million)
Mercedes Benz 2012 Compressor vehicle (N10 million)
BMW X6 (N11 million)
Porsche Panamera (N13 million) (was crashed in an accident)
Porsche Cayenne (N18 million)
Range Rover Autobiography 2016 (30 million)
Mercedes Benz Gwagon G63 2016 (40 million)
Bentley car (N45 million)

Wizkid House

According Wizkid has two houses. The first one is in Nigeria, Lagos.

However, no one knows for sure whether he is renting the mansion or has bought it.

The singer, himself announced his new purchase on Twitter in 2013: “New house, thank u, lord.”

The second one is in Los Angeles, USA. Wizkid mansion cost around fifteen million dollars! He bought it in 2016.

Wizkid Net Worth

Reportedly bought a million dollar watch earlier this year. At the moment Wizkid has several assets to his name, some inside info says Wizkid is secretly into the real estate business.

With industry reports on music earnings, and other assets, Wizkid is estimated to be worth 16 million dollars.


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