Wizkid Net Worth, Cars, Houses, Girls

By | November 11, 2022

Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, professionally known as Wizkid is a Nigerian musician and songwriter.

He was born on 16th July, 1990 (making him 30) at Surulere, Lagos. He grew up in a religious home with his twelve female siblings. His mum is a Pentecostal Christian and his father practices Islam.

He went to Ijebu Ode Grammar School. He was a music lover since childhood. He dropped out of Lagos State University (LASU) and later attended Lead City University and dropped out again after two sessions.


Music Career

Wizkid formed a group called Glorious Five with some of his church friends. They came out with an album with regards to disbanding.

He first has the stage name Lil Prinzuntil. Wizkid signed a record contract with Empire Mates Entertainment (E.M.E) in 2009.

He then became a hit after releasing “Holla at Your Boy” which was the lead single of his album Superstar in 2011.

Other singles such as “Tease me/Bad Guys”, “Don’t’s Dull”, “Love my Baby”, “Pakurumo” and “Oluwa Lo Ni” were part od the album-Superstar.

He has since had several albums such as “Ayo”, “Sounds From the Other Side”


Wizkid Awards

Year Event Prize
2020 NAACP Image Awards NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Duo or Group
2019 The Ashford & Simpson Songwriter’s Award Song of The Year
AFRIMA Artiste of the Year


Best West African Artiste


Song of the year

2017 All Africa Music Awards N/A
2016 African Pride Awards African Artist of the year
Ghana Music Awards African Artist of the Year
Song of the Year
Best Video
2015 Nigeria Entertainment Awards Male Artist of the Year
Hottest Single of The Year
Song of The Year
Best R&B/Pop Album
2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards Hottest Single of the Year
Most Gifted Video of the Year
Best Group Video of the Year
Ghana Music Awards African Artist of the Year
City People Entertainment Awards Musician of the Year (Male)
2012 The Future Awards Musician of the Year
BET Awards 2012 Best International Act Africa
The Headies 2012 Artist of the Year
Hip Hop World Revelation of the Year
Nigeria Entertainment Awards Best Album of the Year
Best Pop/R&B Artist of the Year
MOBO Awards Best African Act
Dynamix All Youth Awards Artiste of the Year
Best New Act of the Year
Next Rated
City People Entertainment Awards Best New Male Artiste
2010 Dynamix All Youth Awards Promising Artiste of the Year



Wizkid Businesses

Wizkid is the CEO of starboy Entertaiment.Aside this he has many endorsement deals which is worth millions of dollars.

In 2012, he signed a one year endorsement deal with Pepsi which was worth about $ 350,000. He traveled to Beirut, Lebanon with Tiwa Savage for a Pepsi commercial shoot.

He then also signed an endorsement with MTN Nigeria in 2013 and later dumped them for GLO in 2015 which was worth about ₦ 128 million.

Again Wizkid signed another endorsement deal with Guinness for the Guinness World of More concert.


Wizkid Net Worth

Net Worth- $20 million.

Wizkid is estimated to worth $20 million in 2020 according to Forbes.

A larger sum of this amount was earned from the different endorsement deals he has had with larger companies like Guinness, MTN and Glo.

He is the ambassador for Ciroc Premium Vodka and has also worked with Nike.

Looking at his Surulere and Lekki mansions and his other houses in Nigeria and US, no one will should tell you my dear reader that Wizkid is dose-ted.

Buying expensive cars is his hobby, his cloths and accessories are depict his wealth.   

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