Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun popularly known as wizkid or Big Wiz is a popular Nigerian Afro beat singer, influencer and songwriter.
Wizkid Profile Summary
State of origin
16 July 1990
Place of birth
When the name ‘Wizkid’ is mentioned, everybody immediately knows who you are talking about but if you talk about Ayo Balogun, a lot of people might not or be wondering who you are talking about.
Well, they are one and the same person as Wizkid is only just a nickname he gave himself when he started his music career. Wizkid’s real names are Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun.
Here are 5 other things you didn’t know about this young, successful super star
1. HE IS A FRIEND OF DRAKE AND CHRIS BROWN
Wizkid is said to be friends with well known musicians such as Chris Brown and Drake to mention a few. They have done a couple of songs together such as ojuelegba and come closer. They have also been pictured together several times hanging out.
2. HE OWNS A RECORD LABEL TO HIMSELF
After parting ways with EME music, his former record label, Wizkid went on to start his own record label, Starboy Records and now has a couple of artist signed under the label as well.
3. WIZKID IS A LOVING FATHER
Many fans have playfully suggested that he change his name to ‘Wizdad’ as he is no longer a kid but now a father to a very handsome boy, Boluwatife Balogun. Boluwatife was born on October 2010 by his babymama, Oluwanishola Ogudugu. Although Wizkid publicly denied having a son for a very long time, he eventually owned up in October 2013 after he put up warm birthday wishes for his son’s 3rd birthday.
4. WIZKID IS FORMERLY KNOWN AS LIL’ PRINCE
Well, if you ever hear the name Lil’Prince being used in reference to Wizkid, don’t be amused because Wizkid used to be called Lil’ Prince during his gospel singing days.
5. WIZKID WAS ONCE A GOSPEL ARTIST
Although their albums might not have been much of a hit, Wizkid was actually a member of a gospel singing group called ‘Glorious five’ and they released an album together before they eventually parted ways after Wizkid decided to pursue a solo career in pop music. The group consisted of Wizkid and four of his other church friends.
Although We don’t really know much about wizkid mother according to according to research carried out about wizkid mother by Manuel Santibenez, Mrs Jane Dolapo is a caring and loving woman
Wizkid Net worth 2022 Forbes
Wizkid has not only attached fame to his name all over the world but grows financially beyonds expectations since he came to limelight for in 2011
Wizkid’s net worth as estimated by Forbes is ₦9.1Billion, Making him the Richest Musician in Nigeria in 2022.