back to top

About

Don Jazzy is a household name in the Nigerian music industry. He is a singer, songwriter, record producer & entrepreneur. He is the CEO of Mavin Records. He Co-Owned the now-defunct Mo Hits Records record label with D'Banj.

Personal Life

Don Jazzy, age 39, is a household name in the Nigerian music industry. He was born Micheal Collins Ajereh on November 26, 1982, in Umuahia, Abia State. He was raised in Ajegunle, Lagos after his family relocated from Abia State.

Don Jazzy received his traditional primary, secondary, and higher education in Lagos, but he showed an early interest in music. 

According to his company's website, he began playing the drums at the age of four. His father’s background in music entrepreneurship must have influenced him to pick it up. 

He was one of the pioneers in Nigeria who tirelessly worked to establish professional artist management and corporate music business structures.

Schooling

Don Jazzy attended Federal Government College in Lagos and graduated from Ambrose Alli University in Ekpoma with a degree in Business Management.

Career

Don Jazzy founded the record label Mo' Hits with co-owner D'banj in 2004 and produced three albums that shook the Nigerian music industry, establishing his name among the majority of Nigerian music fans.

Don Jazzy was credited with producing D'banj's album "The Entertainer" in 2008. Don Jazzy also assisted in the production of Wande Coal's album, which is considered one of the best in Nigeria's music industry.

Even though Don Jazzy did not claim to be a singer, he provided background vocals for artists he produced. D'Banj, Sauce Kid, Dr SID, Ikechukwu, Kween, D'Prince, and Jay-Z all have Don Jazzy's vocals in their performances. On Kanye West's Watch The Throne album, Don Jazzy provided vocals for the song Lift Off with Beyoncé.

Kanye West hired Don Jazzy as a producer at Very Good Beatz in 2011. Lift Off, featuring Beyoncé, was produced by Don Jazzy in collaboration with Jay-Z and Kanye West for the album Watch The Throne, which was released on August 8, 2011.

Don Jazzy music

The Mavin boss has featured in many music collabos with artists signed under his stable. Some of the most memorable Don Jazzy songs include, Dorobucci, Adaobi, Eminado, Jantamanta, Looku, Looku and Do Like That.

Relationship

Don Jazzy is currently single. Don Jazzy married a British model and writer Michelle Jackson when he was 20 years old. The marriage only lasted for two years. Don Jazzy and his wife got divorced, a move the singer said was necessitated by his decision to prioritize his music career over his wife. Despite the collapse of his relationship, Don Jazzy is said to have dated some beautiful women. The women include the controversial Nollywood star Tonto Dike, Freda Francis, and Tiwa Savage.

Don Jazzy and Rihanna?

For some time, Mavin record honcho Don Jazzy has professed his love for Rihanna. Don Jazzy eventually ruled out any hopes of a relationship with the Barbadian singer. In April 2020, he shared a photoshopped image of himself lying on Rihanna. He also shared a mockup photo of himself wearing a suit and Rihanna wearing a white gown while holding their 'baby' Rema.

Family 

Don Jazzy is currently single after his first marriage to Michelle Jackson ended in a divorce. Don Jazzy revealed that he and his ex-wife never had a child together. After he revealed details about his failed marriage, fans flocked to Michelle’s Instagram page. They immediately concluded that the child on her page is Don Jazzy’s. However, the ace producer has been clear that he is currently childless.  

James Collins Enebeli, Joy Solano, and Charles Collins Enebeli are Don Jazzy's three siblings. Charles Enebeli is also a musician and a businessman.

Don Jazzy's parents are Collins Enebeli Ajereh and Mrs Ajereh. His father is from the Delta State town of Isoko. His mother is an Igbo princess from the Abia state.

Controversy

D'Banj and Don Jazzy, two Nigerian legends, appear to be at odds. D'Banj implied that he holds Don Jazzy responsible for his career's failure. A Twitter user revived the old wounds by posting that Don Jazzy take advantage of the opportunity that Kanye West gave them. According to the Twitter user, the two could have made AfroBeats popular at the world level but the producer was content being the best in Africa. D’Banj went ahead and retweeted the post.

Another big controversy in the life of Don Jazzy must be his short-lived marriage. Michelle Jackson was Don Jazzy’s wife for only two years after which, the two went their separate ways. Don Jazzy claims the marriage didn't work out because "he prioritised music over his family."

Cars

Don Jazzy's Garage houses the most luxurious car models available on the planet. He also owns a private jet that rules the air.

Don Jazzy's name is boldly emblazoned on this bulky but sturdy vehicle, which is valued at 26 million Naira. With its 420 horsepower 6.2-liter V8 engine and distinct Escalade sound, the Cadillac Escalade delivers top performance figures

A 360-degree camera, active park assist, a rear-seat occupant reminder, forward collision warning, and an automatic braking system are among the safety features.

Don Jazzy also owns a 70 million Naira Bentley Continental Flying Spur, which features a 616 horsepower W12 engine with all-wheel drive and an eight-speed automatic transmission system.

Add to his car collection another black Range Rover that he paid 23 million Naira for.

The vehicle is a magnificent luxury vehicle with a breathtaking cabin that is not only captivating but also low-pitched with parallel surfaces.

Don Jazzy also owns a 32 million Naira two-door, 2+2 high-performance rear-engine Porsche Carrera GTS sports car.

This is one of Don Jazzy's most expensive cars, capable of reaching 190 mph and accelerating from 0 to 62 mph in just 4.6 seconds. A twin-turbo 3-litre six-cylinder engine.

House

Don Jazzy owns a mansion in Banana Island, Lagos, valued at 150 million naira.

In 2021, the Nigerian music mogul bought another 160 million naira mansion in Lagos.

Don Jazzy's most recent residence is a two-storey mansion in Lagos's affluent Lekki neighbourhood.

Net Worth

Don jazzy's net worth is increasing every year, thanks to nearly a decade of music experience and investments in the oil industry.

While estimates vary, many websites online claim that Don jazzy's net worth is in the region of millions of dollars.

Don Jazzy's net worth is estimated to be over $10 million dollars. 

Awards & Recognition 

Most recently, Don Jazzy took home double awards in the 2021 Pulse Influencer Awards Nigeria. They include Instagram Influencer of the year and Media Influencer of the year

New Discovery Producer - The Beatz Award TM (2019)

Others include a special recognition award for the City People Entertainment Award (2015)

He was at it again in 2014 bagging the Producer of the Year at the Headies for the song 'Dorobucci.'

In 2007, he won the Music Producer of the Year at the Nigerian Entertainment Awards

In 2006, Don Jazzy won the Producer of the Year award at the Nigerian Music Awards

Don Jazzy is an award magnet, his trophy cabinet is full of accolades that he has won since he joined the industry in 2002.

Social Media

Don Jazzy’s Instagram: @DonJazzy        

Don Jazzy’s Facebook: Don Jazzy 

Don Jazzy’s Twitter: @DonJazzy 

Q & A

What is the name of Don Jazzy’s?

His father is known as Collins Enebeli Ajereh

Does the name Don Jazzy hold any meaning?

According to a local pidgin language, It means "a process of turning a small boy into a big man."

How rich is Don Jazzy?

He is one of the richest and most influential Nigerian artists with an estimated net worth of $10 million dollars

Is Don Jazzy a father?

Don Jazzy does not have a child

Where does Don Jazzy come from?

He hails from Umuahia, Abia State, Nigeria

How old is Don Jazzy?

Don Jazzy is 39-years-old

Birthday:
26th November, 1989
Nationality:
Nigerian
Star sign:
Sagittarius
Birth place:
Umuahia, Abia State, Nigeria
Height:
5'9

Related Celebs

Davido
48 Stories
Regina Daniels
33 Stories
Burna Boy
29 Stories
Bobrisky
30 Stories
Birthday:
26th November, 1989
Nationality:
Nigerian
Star sign:
Sagittarius
Birth place:
Umuahia, Abia State, Nigeria
Height:
5'9

About

Don Jazzy is a household name in the Nigerian music industry. He is a singer, songwriter, record producer & entrepreneur. He is the CEO of Mavin Records. He Co-Owned the now-defunct Mo Hits Records record label with D'Banj.

Personal Life

Don Jazzy, age 39, is a household name in the Nigerian music industry. He was born Micheal Collins Ajereh on November 26, 1982, in Umuahia, Abia State. He was raised in Ajegunle, Lagos after his family relocated from Abia State.

Don Jazzy received his traditional primary, secondary, and higher education in Lagos, but he showed an early interest in music. 

According to his company's website, he began playing the drums at the age of four. His father’s background in music entrepreneurship must have influenced him to pick it up. 

He was one of the pioneers in Nigeria who tirelessly worked to establish professional artist management and corporate music business structures.

Schooling

Don Jazzy attended Federal Government College in Lagos and graduated from Ambrose Alli University in Ekpoma with a degree in Business Management.

Career

Don Jazzy founded the record label Mo' Hits with co-owner D'banj in 2004 and produced three albums that shook the Nigerian music industry, establishing his name among the majority of Nigerian music fans.

Don Jazzy was credited with producing D'banj's album "The Entertainer" in 2008. Don Jazzy also assisted in the production of Wande Coal's album, which is considered one of the best in Nigeria's music industry.

Even though Don Jazzy did not claim to be a singer, he provided background vocals for artists he produced. D'Banj, Sauce Kid, Dr SID, Ikechukwu, Kween, D'Prince, and Jay-Z all have Don Jazzy's vocals in their performances. On Kanye West's Watch The Throne album, Don Jazzy provided vocals for the song Lift Off with Beyoncé.

Kanye West hired Don Jazzy as a producer at Very Good Beatz in 2011. Lift Off, featuring Beyoncé, was produced by Don Jazzy in collaboration with Jay-Z and Kanye West for the album Watch The Throne, which was released on August 8, 2011.

Don Jazzy music

The Mavin boss has featured in many music collabos with artists signed under his stable. Some of the most memorable Don Jazzy songs include, Dorobucci, Adaobi, Eminado, Jantamanta, Looku, Looku and Do Like That.

Relationship

Don Jazzy is currently single. Don Jazzy married a British model and writer Michelle Jackson when he was 20 years old. The marriage only lasted for two years. Don Jazzy and his wife got divorced, a move the singer said was necessitated by his decision to prioritize his music career over his wife. Despite the collapse of his relationship, Don Jazzy is said to have dated some beautiful women. The women include the controversial Nollywood star Tonto Dike, Freda Francis, and Tiwa Savage.

Don Jazzy and Rihanna?

For some time, Mavin record honcho Don Jazzy has professed his love for Rihanna. Don Jazzy eventually ruled out any hopes of a relationship with the Barbadian singer. In April 2020, he shared a photoshopped image of himself lying on Rihanna. He also shared a mockup photo of himself wearing a suit and Rihanna wearing a white gown while holding their 'baby' Rema.

Family 

Don Jazzy is currently single after his first marriage to Michelle Jackson ended in a divorce. Don Jazzy revealed that he and his ex-wife never had a child together. After he revealed details about his failed marriage, fans flocked to Michelle’s Instagram page. They immediately concluded that the child on her page is Don Jazzy’s. However, the ace producer has been clear that he is currently childless.  

James Collins Enebeli, Joy Solano, and Charles Collins Enebeli are Don Jazzy's three siblings. Charles Enebeli is also a musician and a businessman.

Don Jazzy's parents are Collins Enebeli Ajereh and Mrs Ajereh. His father is from the Delta State town of Isoko. His mother is an Igbo princess from the Abia state.

Controversy

D'Banj and Don Jazzy, two Nigerian legends, appear to be at odds. D'Banj implied that he holds Don Jazzy responsible for his career's failure. A Twitter user revived the old wounds by posting that Don Jazzy take advantage of the opportunity that Kanye West gave them. According to the Twitter user, the two could have made AfroBeats popular at the world level but the producer was content being the best in Africa. D’Banj went ahead and retweeted the post.

Another big controversy in the life of Don Jazzy must be his short-lived marriage. Michelle Jackson was Don Jazzy’s wife for only two years after which, the two went their separate ways. Don Jazzy claims the marriage didn't work out because "he prioritised music over his family."

Cars

Don Jazzy's Garage houses the most luxurious car models available on the planet. He also owns a private jet that rules the air.

Don Jazzy's name is boldly emblazoned on this bulky but sturdy vehicle, which is valued at 26 million Naira. With its 420 horsepower 6.2-liter V8 engine and distinct Escalade sound, the Cadillac Escalade delivers top performance figures

A 360-degree camera, active park assist, a rear-seat occupant reminder, forward collision warning, and an automatic braking system are among the safety features.

Don Jazzy also owns a 70 million Naira Bentley Continental Flying Spur, which features a 616 horsepower W12 engine with all-wheel drive and an eight-speed automatic transmission system.

Add to his car collection another black Range Rover that he paid 23 million Naira for.

The vehicle is a magnificent luxury vehicle with a breathtaking cabin that is not only captivating but also low-pitched with parallel surfaces.

Don Jazzy also owns a 32 million Naira two-door, 2+2 high-performance rear-engine Porsche Carrera GTS sports car.

This is one of Don Jazzy's most expensive cars, capable of reaching 190 mph and accelerating from 0 to 62 mph in just 4.6 seconds. A twin-turbo 3-litre six-cylinder engine.

House

Don Jazzy owns a mansion in Banana Island, Lagos, valued at 150 million naira.

In 2021, the Nigerian music mogul bought another 160 million naira mansion in Lagos.

Don Jazzy's most recent residence is a two-storey mansion in Lagos's affluent Lekki neighbourhood.

Net Worth

Don jazzy's net worth is increasing every year, thanks to nearly a decade of music experience and investments in the oil industry.

While estimates vary, many websites online claim that Don jazzy's net worth is in the region of millions of dollars.

Don Jazzy's net worth is estimated to be over $10 million dollars. 

Awards & Recognition 

Most recently, Don Jazzy took home double awards in the 2021 Pulse Influencer Awards Nigeria. They include Instagram Influencer of the year and Media Influencer of the year

New Discovery Producer - The Beatz Award TM (2019)

Others include a special recognition award for the City People Entertainment Award (2015)

He was at it again in 2014 bagging the Producer of the Year at the Headies for the song 'Dorobucci.'

In 2007, he won the Music Producer of the Year at the Nigerian Entertainment Awards

In 2006, Don Jazzy won the Producer of the Year award at the Nigerian Music Awards

Don Jazzy is an award magnet, his trophy cabinet is full of accolades that he has won since he joined the industry in 2002.

Social Media

Don Jazzy’s Instagram: @DonJazzy        

Don Jazzy’s Facebook: Don Jazzy 

Don Jazzy’s Twitter: @DonJazzy 

Q & A

What is the name of Don Jazzy’s?

His father is known as Collins Enebeli Ajereh

Does the name Don Jazzy hold any meaning?

According to a local pidgin language, It means "a process of turning a small boy into a big man."

How rich is Don Jazzy?

He is one of the richest and most influential Nigerian artists with an estimated net worth of $10 million dollars

Is Don Jazzy a father?

Don Jazzy does not have a child

Where does Don Jazzy come from?

He hails from Umuahia, Abia State, Nigeria

How old is Don Jazzy?

Don Jazzy is 39-years-old