Wizkid Biography, Age, Wife, Wiki, Net Worth, Career, Wikipedia

wizkid WikiWizkid Biography, Wiki, Net Worth, Age:- Wizkid is a singer and songwriter from Nigeria. Wizkid is regarded as one of the largest and most influential African singers of all time and is a key presence in the modern-day Afrobeats music scene. At the age of 11, he began recording music and published a collaboration CD with the Glorious Five, a group he and a couple of his church buddies founded. Wizkid secured a record deal with Banky W’s Empire Mates Entertainment in 2009. Later, he rose to prominence with the release of “Holla at Your Boy,” the lead single from his debut studio album, Superstar (2011), which also yielded the singles “Tease Me/Bad Guys” and “Don’t Dull.”

Ayo, his self-titled second studio album, was released in September 2014. Six singles were released in promotion of the album, including “Jaiye Jaiye.” After his contract with E.M.E. expired, Wizkid left. Wizkid rose to international prominence in 2016 after collaborating with Drake on the hit tune “One Dance,” which peaked at number one on the US Billboard Hot 100 and topped the charts in 14 other nations. The song broke numerous records, making Wizkid the first Afrobeats artist to be inducted into the Guinness Book of World Records. He secured a multi-album deal with RCA Records in March 2017 and released his third studio album, Sounds from the Other Side, later that year. Five singles were released in promotion of the album, including “Come Closer” featuring Drake.

Wizkid Biography, Age, Wife, Wiki, Net Worth, Career, Wikipedia

Full Name Wizkid
Birth Date July 16, 1990
Profession Singer, Actor
Girlfriend Name Jada Pollock
Marital Status Unmarried
Age 33  year old
Height 5.11 Feet
Weight 74 kg (Approx)
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Ethnicity N/A
Nationality Nigeria
Birth Place Surulere, Lagos
Religion Christain
Father’s Name Alhaji Muniru Olatunji Balogun
Mother’s Name Mrs. Jane Dolapo Balogun
Children 3
Net Worth USD 2 million
Category Biography

Who is Wizkid?

Wizkid, sometimes known as Starboy, is a well-known Nigerian musician, stage performer, and songwriter. He has been in the Nigerian music industry for almost a decade and has millions of admirers both at home and abroad. Wizkid is said to demand millions of naira or thousands of dollars to appear at shows and events. Wizkid’s tracks are the most listened to on Spotify, with millions of people listening every day.

Wizkid Age, Education, Wiki, Biography

Wizkid is a Nigerian singer-songwriter who was born Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun on July 16, 1990, in Surulere, Lagos. He is 33 years old as of 2023. He was raised in an interfaith family with twelve female siblings. The singer is one of Nigeria’s most commercially successful musicians. Despite criticism from his family, he began his music career at a young age.

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Wizkid Education, Wikipedia, Biography

Wizkid came from a wealthy family, which allowed him to attend top private institutions in Surulere for his basic and secondary studies. He was accepted into Lagos State University but withdrew in 2009. The singer eventually applied to Lead City University, Ibadan, and was accepted. He studied for two academic sessions before leaving the university to pursue music full-time. The Baloguns made no compromises in providing their kid with a good education. Wizkid received his primary and secondary studies at top private schools in Surulere. He was admitted to Lagos State University after receiving his West African School Certificate. However, he dropped out of university after that. He then enrolled at Lead City University in Ibadan to further his education. However, he left the institution after only two sessions.

Wizkid Career

His musical career, he claims, began when he joined his church choir. His early influences included Bob Marley, Fela Kuti, King Sunny Ade, 2 Face Idibia, and Sound Sultan, who inspired him to become a musician. When he was 15 years old, he was coached and guided by Nigerian rapper Naeto C. From 2001 to 2006, he worked as a solo artist under the alias ‘Lil Prinz.’ With his church choir friends, he founded the ‘Glorious Five band. Before disbanding, they managed to release one studio album. He inked an endorsement deal with Pepsi in 2012, reportedly worth USD 350,000. The same year, he began production on his second studio album, ‘Ayo.’

The album’s original title was ‘Chosen,’ but it was eventually changed to ‘Ayo.’ The album’s debut song, ‘Jaiye Jaiye,’ was released on May 2, 2013, and featured Nigerian musician Femi Kuti. The album came out on September 6, 2014. Artists such as Femi Kuti, Banky W, Seyi Shay, Phyno, Tyga, Akon, and Wale make appearances. On March 5, 2013, he announced the launch of his record label, ‘Star Boy Entertainment.’ He signed sponsorship arrangements with mobile network MTN and beer manufacturer Guinness the same year. He contributed guest vocals to Drake’s single “One Dance” in 2016 and was also engaged in its writing and production.

On May 12, 2016, the song peaked at number one on the ‘Billboard US Hot 100’ chart. The song reached the top of the charts in 15 different nations, becoming Nigeria’s most successful pop artist. He released the tune ‘Like This’ on Drake’s OVO Radio on June 5, 2016. On July 14, 2017, he released his third album titled ‘Sounds from the Other Side’ on all digital platforms.


Wizkid’s contributions to the Nigerian music business have earned him numerous accolades, including being the lead artist on Beyoncé’s “Brown Skin Girl” and receiving his first Grammy Award for Best Music Video. He is the most decorated African musician, having received three BET Awards, two Soul Train Awards, three Bulletin Board Awards, two iHeartRadio Music Awards, and four MOBO Awards. He also won an ASCAP plaque for his contribution to Drake’s “One Dance” songwriting. New Africa Magazine named Wizkid one of the 100 most influential Africans of 2019.

Wizkid Girlfriend, Controversy, Wiki

Several women have accused him of fathering their children, which he has denied, but some claims have been proven true. After a comprehensive investigation, ‘Nigerian Entertainment Today,’ (NET), stated in its 22nd August issue in 2011, that he fathered his first child at the age of 21, and the mother’s name was Sola Ogudugu, who was a college undergraduate student at the time. He fought the findings for two years until finally accepting it in October 2013. He posted a photo of his two-year-old son, Boluwatife Balogun, to his Instagram account in October 2013. The singer also has two other boys from two separate women, Ayodeji Balogun, and Zion Balogun, and has stated a wish to father a daughter after having three sons. All of his children’s mothers were underage ‘baby mothers’ when they fell pregnant with his children.

Net Worth

Wizkid’s net worth is estimated to be $30 million as of November 2023. Wizkid’s money is primarily derived from his different sponsorship arrangements.

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