Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun popularly known by his stage name "Wizkid" celebrated his 30th birthday yesterday 16th July, 2020. The internet sphere was filled congratulatory messages and well wishing for the young music star who has made a name for himself.
Well, there is much to talk about Wizkid who was raised in Ojulegba living with his parents at that time and running errands for Banky W (E.M.E Records) back in the day. He rose to prominence when he started rolling in his own songs and being called up for different shows. He has Banky W to be grateful for.
He was said to have started singing at the age of 11 which was a pretty much tough age for a lady. He needed several years to become a real threat to the giants of music. Today, Wizkid presents real music of Nigerian clubs and streets. He is the owner of and chairman of StarBoy Music Record Label which he started in 2013.
He has had a successful musical career and he is still active. Although, it is said that Wizkid loves to live an extravagant lifestyle but most people close to him says he is down to earth.
He owns a N13million naira house which is located in Surulere, Lagos. It is also rumored that he owns a home in Los Angeles, California, United States worth millions of dollars. He lives in his own home in Lekki in Lagos and according to sources the house is worth as estimated N68millon Naira.
Below are the list of cars acquired by Wizkid and their worth...
1. Bentley car - N45 million
2. Mercedes Benz 2012 Compressor Vehicle - N9million
3. BMW X6 - N11million
4. Hyundai Sonata - N6million
5. Porsche Panamera - N13million
6. Lamborghini Prime X2 - N28million
Wikipedia gives a brief summary of Wizkid's emergence as a Super Star and how and where his music journey has taken him too..
"Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun (born 16 July 1990), known professionally as Wizkid (sometimes stylized as WizKid), is a Nigerian singer and songwriter.
He began recording music at the age of 11 and managed to release a collaborative album with the Glorious Five, a group he and a couple of his church friends formed. Wizkid signed a record deal with Empire Mates Entertainment (E.M.E) in 2009. He rose to prominence after releasing "Holla at Your Boy", the lead single from his debut studio album Superstar (2011). "Tease Me/Bad Guys", "Don't Dull", "Love My Baby", "Pakurumo" and "Oluwa Lo Ni" were also released as singles from the Superstar album.
In February 2014, Wizkid became the first Nigerian musician to have over one million followers on Twitter. Ayo, his self-titled second studio album, was released in September 2014. It was supported by six singles: "Jaiye Jaiye", "On Top Your Matter", "One Question", "Joy", "Bombay" and "Show You the Money". Wizkid left E.M.E after his contract expired.
Full Credit: Wikipedia
In celebrating Wizkid's birthday an upcoming Twitter Influencer who goes by the name "A.Abiodun" @A.Abiodun took to his handle to reel out the "12 Greatest Achievement Of Wizkid". It was insightful and entertaining to read and learn how far Wizkid has soared with his music career.
He is sure a role model and a Legend! More years of fulfilling blessings as he continues in his strides! May you become a Wizkid in your family and make the kind of money he has made in Jesus name!!!
Wish him well as he continues to celebrate his birthday this week....
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