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Throwback photos of Wizkid as he celebrates today

Wizkid wasn't always popular. He started from somewhere and today he is making a living out of his music career. Today is his 30th birthday. Congrats to him on his successes over the years.

Here is a little about him.

Biography

Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, professional known as Wizkid, is a talented Nigerian singer and songwriter. He was born on the 16th of July, 1990. He began his music career at the age of 11. As at then he released an album with the Glorious Five, a group he and a couple of his church friends formed then.

Before he finally settled for his current stage name "Wizkid", he performed using other names like "Glorious Five" and "Lil Prinz". While still going by Lil Prinz, he was able to record an album with 7 tracks.

Awards and Nominations

He has acquired a number of awards; Two City People Entertainment Awards, Two BET Awards, Two Channel O Music Video Awards, Two Ghana Music Awards, Three MOBO Awards, Six The Headies Awards, Three Billboard Music Awards, Six Nigeria Entertainment Awards, Four MTV Africa Music Awards, A Future Award, Two iHeart Radio Music Awards, Two SoundCity MVP Awards, Two Dynamix All Youth Awards.

He has also been nominated for MTV Europe Music Awards(five times), American Music Awards(thrice), World Music Awards(four times) and Grammy Awards(once).

Net Worth

Wizkid's net worth is an estimated $14million- thats about 5Billion in Naira. He also owns his own label, "Starboy Entertainment", that he makes a lot of money from.

Here are some of his before pictures:

Take a look at him now:

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