WizKid's Net Worth In Perspective

Is WizKid the richest African artist?

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The singer and composer Wizkid was born Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun in Nigeria. He was born on July 16, 1990. According to numerous financial sources, Wizkid's net worth will likely surpass $30 million USD in 2022.
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The well-known musician has been generating a consistent income for the last three years by using reputable monetization platforms like iTunes, Spinlet, and YouTube.

Wizkid Net-Worth and Career Profile

Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, better known as Wizkid, was born on July 16, 1990, in Surulere, Lagos. Twelve female siblings and a multifaith family defined his upbringing. His mom is a Pentecostal Christian, and his dad is an Islamist. In Ijebu Ode, Nigeria, Wizkid attended Ijebu Ode Grammar School. He grew up listening to Fela Kuti, King Sunny Ade, and Bob Marley songs.

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He founded The Glorious Five together with a few of his church friends. They were successful in getting one album out before breaking up. Lil Prinz was Wizkid's stage name before to 2006.

Later, he met record producer OJB Jezreel, who delayed a year's worth of production for him. While frequently visiting OJB's Point Beat Studios, he witnessed 2 Face Idibia working on the songs for his Grass 2 Grace album. He also attended the recording sessions for Sound Sultan's self-titled debut album, Jagbajantis.

One of the mentors and coaches that assisted him when he was 15 years old, according to him, was Naeto C. Wizkid secured a record deal with Empire Mates Entertainment in 2009. He collaborated on the song "Omoge You Too Much," which is on The W Experience album by Banky W.

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He worked along with Naeto C, Ikechukwu, and M.I. while honing his craft. Midway through 2009, he left Lagos State University (LASU) and subsequently enrolled at Leading City University though he dropped out after a couple of sessions.

Wizkid’s Net Worth In 2022

The renowned Nigerian artist is the proud proprietor of an opulent home. The value of Wizkid's Lekki residence exceeds 70 million naira. The musician built it from the scratch. After the building was finished, Wizkid posted images of his Lekki house right away on Twitter.

WizKid Mansions

WizKId Masion in Los Angeles by Yewande Akinyemi
Wizkid is the owner of two homes.  The second is in California's Los Angeles. According to estimates, Wizkid's home is worth $15 million! He purchased it in 2016. The three-story Victorian mansion comes with a sizable pool and is incredibly majestic and opulent. His American abode is a refuge for the newest cutting-edge technology.
WizKid Mansion by Kayswagg Manare

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WizKid's Cars

WizKid owning so many vehicles is not unusual. Wizkid's net worth empowers him to buy everything he wants. In truth, it's challenging to say whether the list of vehicles below is all-inclusive. He could have much more.
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Look at his current fleet of vehicles, though:  I-VTEC Honda Accord (N8 million), Hyundai Sonata (N6 million), Porsche Panamera ($13 million), 2012 Mercedes-Benz (N10 million) X6 BMW (N11 million), and  Bentley vehicle (N45 million), Cayenne (N18 million). You can see how pricey Wizkid's home, car, and private jet are. He will not be stopped by anything.

Porche Panamera by Ehiz Dante

Wizkid’s Estimated Net Worth 2022

A $30 million net worth in 2022 places Wizkid among the richest musicians in Nigeria. The artist's revenues are rising as he continues his global tours. Fans shouldn't be shocked if Wizkid acquires yet another expensive home or vehicle.

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Wizkid Record Label

Starboy Entertainment, Wizkid's record company, was established in March 2013. He expressed to Yvonne Ekwere of Silverbird Television his desire to bring in new performers.
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In an interview, he claimed that the reason he founded his own record label was to provide aspiring musicians with a stage to showcase their potential. In April 2013, Maleek Berry and Legendury Beatz joined Wizkid's label.

Nominations and Awards

As a result of his contributions to the Nigerian music industry, Wizkid has received numerous honors, including his first Grammy Award for Best Music Video for his starring role in Beyoncé's "Brown Skin Girl."
WizKid gets nomination to Headies by Wizkid News
He is the African musician with the most awards at the BET Awards (3), Billboard Awards (3), Soul Train Awards (2), MOBO Awards (4), and iHeartRadio Music Awards (2). He also received an ASCAP award for his compositional work to Drake's "One Dance."

Wizkid was listed among the Top 100 Africans with the Most Influence in 2019 by New African magazine. In addition, he holds the record for receiving the most Headies awards.

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