Kizz Daniel's Wife, Age, Family, Education, Career, Controversy

What makes him tick

By  | Nov 14, 2022, 09:31 AM  | Kizz Daniel  | Top of The

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A water Engineer now making wavy trap music to keep the masses entertained.

Kizz Daniel is not only a great musician but he is also an academic, securing not only a career he dreamed of but also a degree along the way. He is a musician who believes in Education and in his journey, he achieved both - which he always wanted.

Kizz Daniel is a creative genius who has worked with the likes of Davido and Tiwa Savage. Through his dedication to music, Kizz Daniel didn't have a hard time working to the mainstream.

The songwriter drew inspiration from the likes of 2Baba, Danfo Drivers and Wande Coal.  

Here's more about Kizz Daniel's journey. 

Kizz Daniel Age

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Kizz Daniel was born on the 1st of May 1994 in Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria. 

He hails from Abeokuta North local government area.  

He is 26 years old.

Kizz Daniel Family

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The musician was named Anidugbe Oluwatobiloba Daniel Sikiru at birth. He was raised by both his parents. Kizz Daniel was raised with his four siblings, he has three brothers and one sister. Their father sadly passed on in 2015 leaving Kizz as the man of the house, as he is the firstborn. 

Kizz Daniel Education

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The singer attended Abeokuta Grammar School and graduated from the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, in 2013, with a degree in Water Resources Management and Agrometeorology as a Water Engineer. 

Kizz Daniel focused on music alongside his studies and It was right after graduating that he decided to take his passion to the mainstream.

Kizz Daniel Girlfriend

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Kizz Daniel is known to be seeing the singer, Chidinma the hitmaker of Kedike and Baller. The couple was said to be living together although there are several speculations that this is no longer the case. 

Kizz Daniel Career

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After he completed his studies, Kizz Daniel was fortunate enough to meet the G-Worldwide Entertainment CEO, Emperor Geezy who took him under his wing and signed him to be part of the label.

Under The Worldwide Entertainment label, Kizz Daniel released his debut single titled Shoye on May 1, 2014. The single was produced by Beatburx and directed by MEX.

Kizz Daniel released his first studio album titled New Era on the 14th of May in 2016. It wasn't long until people placed their focus on his craft and started listening to his music. He started becoming a name that people were used to in society and it made his fame shoot to the sky.

The artist eventually left the record label to start his own label, FlyBoy Entertainment, where he then signed Demmie Vee and Philkeyz.

The record label gained some momentum after the release of Demmie Vee's single, You Go Wait. Two years later, Kizz Daniel featured Wizkid on the song, For You and later he featured Davido on the smash hit, One Ticket. This led to his limelight and his fan base continued growing. 

The musician then released his second studio album titled, No Bad Songz which earned him an increase in his fan base. 

In his second studio album, the singer worked with Tanzanian native singer, Diamond Platnumz and the Nigerian natives such as Davido, Wizkid, and DJ Xclusive.

Kizz Daniel Awards & Nominations 

Kizz Daniels received four nominations at 2016 The Headies Awards where he won the following 3 awards;

2016 - The Headies Awards for Best R&B/Pop Album
2016 - The Headies Awards forHip Hop World Revelation of the Year
2016 - The Headies Awards for Album of the Year
2016 - Nigeria Entertainment Awards for Artist of the Year
2016 - Nigeria Entertainment Awards for Hottest Single of the Year. 

Kizz Daniel Controversy

Kizz Daniel decided to change his stage name from Kiss Daniel, when his former record label, G-Worldwide Entertainment threatened to pursue legal charges due to copyrights of the name, claiming it already belonged to the company.

This entailed that as a solo artist Kizz Daniel wouldn't be able to use his stage name as it is copyrighted but he fought back.

There was a circulation of a letter sent to InfoNaija containing the facts of the case. 
The Management of G-Worldwide Entertainment wishes to inform the general public that the matter of G-Worldwide Entertainment Ltd v Oluwatobiloba Daniel Anidugbe before the Federal High Court, Lagos Division, is still ongoing contrary to the fake news being peddled by the artiste and his advisers to mislead the public. Following several requests and inquiries by Nigerian and foreign online media and entertainment outfits about the status of the matter, it has become needful to notify the public of the current state of facts.

The letter stressed mostly on the legal grounds which cover the operation of copyright laws. It explained the functionality of the copyright system and what it would mean for Kizz Daniel. The letter further read.

It was also interesting to inform the public that the Court was informed about the artiste’s release of the new song titled 4 Dayz, and For you a collaboration with WizKid which are songs from the Evolution album, the ownership of which forms the subject matter of the suit at Federal High Court. We, therefore, need to let the public know that these releases demonstrate that the artist is on a trip to put the credibility of other artist's whom he collaborates with.

Kizz Daniel Net Worth

The musician is marked to be worth $3.5 million and he continues to bank more as he is selling out shows and secures brand endorsements. Kizz Daniel is a brand and he believes in making money through his name in anything that he does.
Kizz Daniel is considered to be one of the remarkable upcoming artists and with the amount of change he has brought to the music industry, his fan base continues to grow throughout the country.

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