Abu Abel Egbarin, professionally known as Abu Abel, was born on November 8 in the early 80s. He is a famous Nigerian entrepreneur, talent manager, and the CEO of Obimzy Record Label. He is known to have signed and pushed Nigerian singer Junior Boy into the limelight. He is also associated with several Nigerian popular indigenous musicians such as Olamide, Reminisce, Naira Marley, Slimcase, Zlatan, and so on.
Abu Abel Biography
Abu Abel Egbarin
|Date of Birth
November 8, 1980
|Place of Birth
Lagos State, Nigeria
Talent Manager | Entrepreneur
|Social Media Handles
Early Life and Education
Abu Abel was born on November 8 in the early 80s in Lagos, the western part of Nigeria. He grew up in Lagos and attended both primary and secondary schools there. He later moved to Dubai, where he pursued his higher education and business ventures.
Abu Abel started his career as a social media influencer and a promoter of Nigerian music and culture in Dubai. He gained popularity after being featured in Olamide’s song Wo in 2017, where he showcased his lavish lifestyle and his record label. He also became friends with Naira Marley, Burna Boy, and other Nigerian celebrities who often visited Dubai.
In 2017, he launched his record label Obimzy Records, which is aimed at discovering and nurturing young talents in the Nigerian music industry. He signed Junior Boy as his first artist and helped him release his hit song Irapada, which featured 9ice. He also signed other artists such as Bella Shmurda, Lyta, and Barry Jhay.
Abu Abel has also ventured into other businesses such as real estate, fashion, and entertainment. He is the owner of Obmizy Properties, and Obimzy Lounge, a luxury club and restaurant in Dubai. He is also the founder of Obimzy Foundation, a charity organization that supports the less privileged in Nigeria.
Abu Abel is married and has four children, two boys and two girls. He is a devoted Muslim and a philanthropist. He loves to travel and explore new places. Abu Abel owns several exotic cars and properties in Dubai and Nigeria.
Abu Abel has faced some controversies in his career, such as being accused of being a fraudster and a drug dealer by some people. He has also been involved in some legal battles with some of his former artists, such as Lyta, who left his record label over contract issues. He has also been criticized for his extravagant lifestyle and his association with some controversial figures, such as Naira Marley, who was arrested by the EFCC for alleged involvement in internet fraud.
Abu Abel is one of the richest and most influential Nigerian entrepreneurs in Dubai. He has an estimated net worth of $100 million, according to various sources. He makes his money from his record label, his businesses, and his endorsements.
Social Media Handles
Abu Abel is very active on social media and has a large fan base. He has over 800,000 followers on Instagram, where he posts pictures and videos of his lifestyle, his music, and his friends. He also has over 100,000 followers on Twitter, where he interacts with his fans and updates them on his activities. You can connect with him on the following platforms:
- Instagram: @abu_abel_egbarin
- Twitter: @abu_abel_egbarin