Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun Is A Performing Artist, and Song Writer who was born in the family of Balogun exactly in 16 July 1990 aged 26 as of 2016, He is known to be one of the king of artist in Africa after releasing a track with Drake.
Wizkid was born in a commercial area in Lagos, Surulere, His dad Mr Balogun have three wives according to an interview with wizkid, He started his music career at a tender age 11 years that made him to release an album with Glorious Five named Lil Prinz.
WIZKID BIOGRAPHY (KEY)
- Age: 16 July 1990 (26 Years).
- Native: Nigerian (Lagos State).
- Name: Ayomide Ibrahim Balogun.
- NickName (Stage Name): Wizkid
- First Record Label: E.M.E (Empire Mates Entertainments)
- Present Record Label: Star Boy Entertainment.
Ayo Balogun was very passionate about his music career career at age 15 that made him to stay throughout the day in a studio where he got to watch 2 Face Idibia and other Super Star recording their song, He got a clean relationship with Naeto C. And he proclaimed Naeto C is one of his important mentor and guardian at his tender music career.
In 2009, Wizkid was signed by Banky W to a record label named Empire Mates Entertainment where he released Holla At Your Boy, Which was eagerly accepted across all states in Nigeria. The song was was debut in his most successful album Super Star, Other songs featured in the album are Oluwa Lo Ni, Love My Baby, Tease Me Baby, Don’t Dull and Pakurumo.
Feud started arising in 2013 between Wizkid and Banky W over a 50 / 50 percentage of his performance money, Earlier Wizkid percentage was reported to be 25% and Banky W and Segun Demuren will get 50% the rest will be acquired by his former manager.
That made him to present Star Boy Entertainment In March 2013, Where he signed recording artist MaleekBerry, In 29 April of that same year, Star Boy Entertainment signed Uzezi Oniko and Okiemute Oniko also known as Legendury Beatz, Later in August he signed L.A.X Reporting this after the first official single of the record label Caro. On May 2016 when in a music performance at Ghana Music Award he reportedly to have sign Efya, R2Bees, and Mr Eazi.
One important thing you also need to know about wizkid is he is a father, though he denied being the dad of the beautiful son named Boluwatife Balogun for three years.
The boy was born on Oct 2010 by Wizkid Babymama Oluwanishola Ogudugu, Suprisingly he threw a surprise birthday party for the 3rd birthday of his baby in 2013.
WIZKID NET WORTH
He signed a deal worth 40million Naira with MTN and when his contract was over, Glo Grab the opportunity and grab the singer who now claimed himself as baba Nla, He signed 100million Naira deal with Glo.
The 26 year old singer reportedly rumored to have a filling station in Victoria Island at Lagos though he opposed the rumor.
Wizkid Net Worth Is $12million.
WIZKID AWARDS AND NOMINATIONS
Constituency has lead wizkid to greater achievement in Wizkid Music Industry.
He has won numerous awards this includes 5 Headies Award, 2 Channel O. Music Award, 1 BET Awards as the Best International Act Africa in 2016, 5 Ghana Music Award as the African Artist of the Year in 2016, 6 Nigerian Entertainment Awards, 4 African Muzik Magazine Awards and 2 All Africa Music Award.
All time rounder wizkid was nominated in 110 awards and he won 36, Recently wizkid walked away with 3 Awards at MAMA (MTV Africa Music Awards) as the Best artist of the Year, Best Male and Best Collaboration.
Also Wizkid won award for Best African act at the MOBO Awards on 28 Oct 2016 which was hosted in UK, London.
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