Wizkid Net Worth & 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|
|Source of Wealth||Music, Youtube, Endorsement, Fashion|
Wizkid Net worth Forbes & Biography
Wizkid net worth is estimated to be about $30 million USD. Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun popularly known as Wizkid was born on July 16, 1990. He is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. Born in Surulere, Lagos State, He began recording music at the age of 11 and released a collaborative album with the Glorious Five, a group he and a couple of his church friends formed.
He grew up in an interreligious household with twelve female siblings. His mother is a Pentecostal Christian and his father practices Islam. He attended Ijebu Ode Grammar School. He grew up listening to King Sunny Ade, Fela Kuti and Bob Marley. In an interview with Adesope of Factory 78 TV, Big Wiz said he formed a group called the Glorious Five with some of his church friends. Wizzy inked a record deal with Empire Mates Entertainment in 2009. He co-wrote “Omoge You Too Much”, a song from Banky W.’s The W Experience album. He also worked with Naeto C, Ikechukwu and M.I while developing his craft. In mid-2009, he dropped out of Lagos State University (LASU). He later attended Lead City University, but dropped out after completing two sessions.
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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
Who is Richer Between Wizkid and Davido?
While Wizkid Net worth is estimated to be about $30 million, Davido’s Networth is reported to be $40 million. Therefore, Davido is richer than Wizkid based on this fact.
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”.
He released the self-titled second studio album, Ayo in September 2014. The album was backed by six singles, including the song “Jaiye Jaiye”. He left E.M.E after his contract expired. In 2016, he gained international recognition following his collaboration with Drake on the hit single “One Dance”, which reached number-one on the US Billboard Hot 100, and topped the charts in 14 extra countries. The song broke multiple records, making Wizzy the first Afrobeats artist to appear in the Guinness World Records.
He was featured on the song “Checklist” by Normani and Calvin Harris in 2018, which reached number-one on the Billboard World Digital Song Sales chart. The following year, he was featured on Beyoncé’s project The Lion King: The Gift on the single “Brown Skin Girl”, which also reached number-one on the World Digital Song Sales chart, and won him a Grammy Award for Best Music Video. In October 2020, he released his fourth album, Made in Lagos, which received commercial success and 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.