Wizkid Life History
From a talented group made of church friends to a talented professional singer, songwriter and performer, Wizkid’s has continuously graced his fans with hits and great tracks to keep them singing to his name.
The singer whose real names are Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogu is one of the most popular names in the Nigerian music industry.
After rising to prominence in 2011, due to the release of his debut album Superstar, the talented singer has never looked back and is taking his music career even further by featuring with foreign artist which lead to him gaining international recognition following his collaboration with Hip hop rapper Drake on the global hit “One Dance”.
Wizkid has been a subject of controversy throughout the years of his career, coming to face with many other celebrities like Tonto Dikeh, Linda Ikeji, with the most noted and present being with fellow musician Davido.
Wizkid departed from his formed record label E.M.E and established in own label Starboy Entertainment which boasts of a handful of artists including L.A.X and Maleek Berry.
Wizkid is unarguably one of the richest artistes in Nigeria and like many other artistes he shares an affinity for luxury and flashy assets.
To boast of his large wealth, Wizkid has acquired several landed properties, both home and abroad. He has also landed several remarkable endorsements .
Here is a breakdown of Wizkid’s assets and net worth
Wizkid Landed Properties And Wizkid Cars
Wizkid’s has shown that his love for flashy cars are unending, this was proven when he acquired a Porsche Cayenne, just two weeks after his non-life threatening car incident in his Porche Panamera which left the car badly damaged.
Wizkid has acquired several rides through the years including An Hyundai Sonata worth around N6million, a BMW X6 worth N11million, a Mercedes 2012 Compressor worth N9million and his favorite and most priced vehicle, a Bentley rumoured to be worth around N45million.
After moving out of the E.M.E mansion in Lagos and acquiring his own home in Lekki, Wizkid didn’t stop there but moved on to acquire several other landed properties, the most notable being his acquisition of a mansion in Los Angeles in the United States of America, although the cost of the mansion remains unknown, but it can be placed roughly at hundreds of thousands to millions of dollars.
He initially owned a mansion in Lagos Mainland worth about N13million, but the house was later sold for an undisclosed amount.
He also owns a mansion in Lekki, which according to sources he laid the foundation and completed the building himself. The house is worth N68million with interior designs alone claiming more than half of the figure.
Wizkid Endorsements Deals
Wizkid has bagged high class endorsement deals with reputable and multi-national companies like MTN and Pepsi.
He signed an endorsement deal with Pepsi in 2012 which was reportedly worth $350,000, the following year he signed a one year deal with MTN and another deal with Guiness, both worth millions of Naira. In 2015 he moved to another telecommunication Globacom for which he reportedly signed on for N128million.
Wizkid Net Worth
Currently Wizkid’s net worth stands at $12million.