Wizkid Story of Life: Biography and Top Facts to Know About the Star!
Let’s talk about Wizkid story of life. Why did we decide to write about Wizkid? The reason is very simple: tomorrow, on June 16, the famous Nigerian singer, musician and songwriter will celebrate his birthday. Wizkid age is almost 28 years old. Is it a lot for the music star?
During this time, the guy managed to become popular not only in Nigeria and Africa but also throughout the world. His work deserves attention. Recognition of the singer’s talent is confirmed by the numerous awards and nominations. Therefore on the eve of his birthday, we want to remind a wide circle of our readers some episodes from Wizkid biography.
Who is Wizkid?
Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun is the youngest child in the family. His father had three wives and six children. Wizkid began to sing when he was eleven years old as an active member of his church choir. Over time, he became a leading soloist in the church.
Wizkid was part a gospel group ‘Glorious Five.’ The band included Wizkid and four other guys, his friends in church choir. As for the musicians’ work in ‘Glorious Five,’ the guys certainly didn’t grab the stars. The gospel group didn’t release hits, at last ‘Glorious Five’ was disintegrated. Wizkid had ambitions for a solo career. By the way, when Wizkid sang gospel songs, he had a stage name Lil’Prince.
Wizkid personal life
The rumors say that Wizkid has three sons. But less reliable information is available only about one of his child. In 2010, (some sources indicate 2011), Oluwanishola Ogudugu gave birth to Boluwatife Balogun. With simple calculations, we can determine that a child was born when the musician was only 20 years old. No wonder he wasn’t in a hurry to take on parental responsibilities. The singer for a long time denied his paternity. Eventually, in 2013, he recognized the boy. Now he takes part in the son’s life.
As for the other two kids, from time to time on the Internet some information and video about the boys and baby moms often come up.
eople always talk a lot about Wizkid. He became a hero of gossips and rumors even more often than other Nigerian celebrities. As from time to time, the singer falls into all sorts of unexpected and scandalous situations.
Musical career and net worth
Wizkid has his own record label. After he left EME, Wizkid got his own label Starboy Entertainment to create Wizkid music. Also he signed some musicians on the label.
Wizkid studio albums
- Superstar (2011)
- Ayo (2014)
- Sounds from the Other Side (2017)
- Empire Mates State of Mind (2012) (with EME)
Undoubtedly, Wizkid started his singing career early. As we see, he showed proper perseverance in order to achieve success. But the main gift was given to him by God. It was his unique voice and the singer was able to use it properly.
Wizkid makes excellent money. The singer is among the ten richest musicians in Nigeria. In 2018, his fortune is estimated at $14 million. In addition to earnings due to his main activity, Wizkid also has the income from advertising contracts. The singer has a chic house in Lagos, as well as a mansion in Los Angeles (the USA). Besides, he is the owner of very expensive cars like Bentley, BMW, and Mercedes.
We congratulate Wizkid on his birthday and wish him further success in his creative activities.