Wizkid Biography (Networth, Awards, Endorsements)

wizkid biography

There are many unshared details about Wizkid but today we are going to present you with all the wonderful fascinating story about star boy. Do you know that wizkid was into a polygamous family? his father had three wives.

This year 2020, Wizkid dropped his highly anticipated 4th studio album “Made In Lagos”. The project featured stars like Skepta, Burna Boy, Ella Mai, Damian Marley, etc.

Wizkid Biography

Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun popularly well known as Wizkid. He has a fanbase known as Wizkid Fc’s. His mother is a Christian, and his father a Muslim. Wizkid who followed his mother to the church began singing in his local church at the tender age of 11 years. He was not only a good vocalist but also a lead singer.

He managed to release a collaborative album with the Glorious Five, a group he and a couple of his church friends formed. In March 2013, Wizkid established his label imprint Starboy Entertainment and since then wizkid has signed a lot of artists like Maleel Berry,  Efya, R2Bees, and many others including Terri which was signed in 2018. Read more about Wizkid Biography, Age, Net worth, Endorsement deals, and how he made it to becomes a successful Nigerian musical artist

Wizkid Net worth

Early Life

Conceived in Surulere into the group of Balogun on July 16, 1990, Wizkid’s genuine name is Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun. This implies Wizkid will be 31 years of age in July 2021.

He has been singing some time before he shot into the spotlight in 2011 with his single Holla at Your Boy.

From that point, Wizkid has become a power to deal with, both in the Nigerian and International music world.

Speedy Fact: Until 2006, Wizkid passes by the stage name “Lil Prinz.”

Before he began his own name, Star Boy Entertainment in 2013, Wizkid was marked into Empire Mates Entertainment (EME) in 2009 by Banky W, the CEO of the name.

Look at the video of when Banky W presented Wizkid and Skales on my Twitter handle beneath:

Wizkid is of extraordinary universal notoriety and increased much increasingly worldwide acknowledgment after his coordinated effort with Drake on a tune entitled “One Dance.”

The melody bested the diagram in more than 15 countries including the United States of America (US), United Kingdom (UK), and Canada.

Most likely, Wizkid is probably the best artiste to have come out of Nigeria and the world on the loose. To vouch for his noticeable quality, Wizkid has 6.1M devotees on Twitter and 10.1M adherents on Instagram. What an accomplishment!

Wizkid Net worth

Album

  • Superstar (2011)
  • Ayo (2014)
  • Sounds from the Other Side (2017)
  • Made in Lagos (2020)

Awards

Wizkid has won a few awards approaching a hundred, directly from 2011 when he rose to unmistakable quality till date. In any case, here are only a couple, from 2015 to date:

  • 2015: MOBO Awards – Best African Act
  • 2016: Ghana Music Awards – Artiste of the Year
  • 2017: BET Awards – Best International Act: Africa
  • 2017: MOBO Awards – Best International Act
  • Likewise in 2017: Future Awards Africa – Young Person of the Year
  • 2017: Echo Awards – Song of the Year for “One Dance”
  • 2017: Billboard – Top R&B Record for “One Dance”
  • 2018: Afrimma – Song of the Year and Video of the Year’ awards for “Soco”
  • 2018: Headies Awards – Viewers Choice, Best Music Video, Best R&B, and POP Album
  • In 2019, He won Song of The Year at Afrimma Award for his song “Fever”
  • 2020: Wizkid Wins “Best African Act” at MOBO Awards 2020

And more

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Wizkid Investment

As expressed before, Wizkid net worth in 2020 is $20 Million. That is, Wizkid is worth 20 million US Dollars in 2020, as per Forbes. That is a ton.

He merits it however, StarBoy has satisfied his obligations.

Here is a portion of his moneymakers:

Wizkid is the CEO of StarBoy Entertainment, his record name, which he began in 2013

In 2012: Wizkid marked a one-year endorsement deal with Pepsi supposedly worth 350,000 U.S dollars

2013: Wizkid marked a one-year deal with MTN Nigeria. His agreement deal with Pepsi was additionally restored for an additional two years.

Additionally in 2013: he marked an endorsement deal with Guinness for the “Guinness World of More” show, which was held at the Eko Convention Center of the Eko Hotel and Suites in Victoria Island, Lagos on 3 November 2013.

2015: Wizkid marked a ₦128 million deal with GLO and dumped MTN.

2018: Wizkid marked a deal with CIROC worth a few thousand dollars.

He likewise accomplices consistently with mainstream brands, for example, D&G, Gucci, and Nike. He even worked together with Nike to create his well-known Star Boy Jersey.

2019: United Bank for Africa (UBA) declared Wizkid as their image envoy.

Wizkid owns a mansion in Lekki, Lagos worth N140 million and another in Atalanta, US.

Wizkid owns a lot of cars including a Porsche Carrera, a Bentley Bentayga, a Toyota Land Cruiser, a Range Rover Sport, and a Chevrolet Camaro GS, among other

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Wizkid Networth

Starting today, passing by the Forbes rundown of the most extravagant African performers, Wizkid’s net worth in 2020 is estimated to be $16 Million.

Wizkid’s endorsement deals

  • 2012: $350,000 1 year Pepsi deal
  • 2013: N45 million MTN 1 year deal, Guinness
  • 2014: Hennessy
  • 2015: N128 million 1 year Glo deal
  • *renewed Pepsi deal multiple times
  • 2018: Ciroc
  • 2019: N1 billion UBA deal
  • Organizations
  • Moschino
  • Daily Paper
  • Nike
  • D&G.
  • Puma

Wizkid Social Media Handles

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