Wizkid net worth 2020 will sparkline your mind to know he is a hardworking singer.
However, Wizkid is a professional singer and one of the richest musicians in Nigeria.
Besides, the young millionaire call by fans as Wizkid or “StarBoy” was born on July 19, 1960.
Nevertheless, he has signed many deals with multi-million companies around the world that accumulate Wizkid’s net worth in 2020.
We will also take the time to inform you about all his endorsement deals, cars, and houses.
Who is Wizkid?
WizKid is a Nigerian Professional singer and also a songwriter.
However, Wizkid’s real name is “Ayodeji Balogun Ibrahim” born on July 16, 1990.
He’s polygamous family are mixed with both Islam and Christianity.
Besides, he grew up to spend most of his younger age in Surulere, Lagos. Nigeria.
He started and finished his primary and secondary education in Lagos, Nigeria.
In fact, he started gaining interest in music from his younger age but his family kick against it.
Moreover, Wizkid’s father is a Muslim while his mother is a Christian.
In fact, he decided to choose the religion of his mother rather than that of his father.
Moreover, he got his last name “Ibrahim” as a family name which is usually used by the Muslim religion.
Nevertheless, Wizkid is the only male child of the family and you know what means for him.
In 2009, he signed a deal to sing with a new record label called Empire Mates Entertainment (E.M.E).
He climbed to prestige in 2010 with the release of the song ‘Holla at Your Boy’ from his launching album, Superstar (2011 ).”
How did Wizkid Start His Music Career?
According to this richest musician in Nigeria.
His music career started when he settles to join his mother’s Pentecostal church choir at his younger age.
However, he got inspired to pursue his music career by some of the top musicians of those days.
Most of its inspired musicians were 2 Face Idibia, Sound Sultan, King Sunny Ade, Fela Kuti, and Bob Marley.
Besides, he started mounting the stage between 2001 till 2006 with a stage name “Lil Prinz” as a solo artist.
Later in 2006, he had to change his stage name from “Lil Prinz” to “Wizkid”
As you can see.
The professional singer and songwriter have actually succeeded using that name.
If you can observe from that, he has actually transformed it right into a brand.
That has actually seen him acquire mouth-watering endorsement deals that have actually turn Wizkid’s net worth in dollars toward a good direction.
Still in the process of how this young millionaire got a worldwide recognization.
He established a band with the name ‘Glorious Five’ beside his friends from the pentecostal church choir.
In fact, they succeeded in launching a studio album before dismissing it.
Moreover, he further still push forward to meet OJB Jezreel, a Music producer who decided to be his mentor.
He started at that time to be visiting the studio regularly and learn from 2 Face Idibia and King Sound Sultan.
Later in 2009. Wizkid drops out of the Lagos State University and got a record label deal with Empire Mates Entertainment (EME).
You cannot complete a story about Wizkid without talking about Banky W.
You ought to be aware that it was when he was signed under the EME record label that this young talent developed.
During that time, he decided to take the Nigerian music industry by surprise.
How did Wizkid start his own Record label?
It was on March 5, 2013, that Wizkid announced his decision to establish his very own record label “Star Boy Entertainment”.
In that same year, MTN signed an endorsement deal with Wizkid to beer the company Guinness.
In 2016, Wizkid song makes his way to over 15 international countries and he was awarded the “Nigeria’s most successful pop artist”.
Still, on that same 2016, he got to lanched a new single titled “Like This” in Drake’s OVO Radio in Toronto, Canada.
According to Forbes, Wizkid net worth in 2020 is estimated at $20 million. That is N7.5 Billion (in Nigerian currency).
Wizkid’s Most Popular Songs
Here are Wizkid’s songs which are regarded as the most popular music by Wizkid.
- Holla at Your Boy
- Don’t Dull
- Fake Love
- Show You The Money
- Come Closer ft. Drake.
- Love my Baby
- Ghetto Love
- Sweet Love
Is Wizkid’s a DropOut?
It is true that Wizkid stops pursuing his dream through education but rather do that through his passion.
As we can all see, Wizkid is a very successful individual that is making a lot of cash from his Music and record label.
Besides, he preferred his music career over his education career.
Actually, he drops out of the Lagos State Unversity in 2009 following his signing to a record label “Empire Mates Entertainment” (EME).
However, this have actually increased Wizkid’s Net Worth in Dollars every year to something unbeatable.
Nevertheless, Wizkid have a second taught and decided to further his education career at Lead City University.
Moreover, he only attended the institution for only two sessions and drop out again.
In fact, he said he will not look back at his education career because he values his music career over education.
As we all can see, Wizkid is more interested in his music career over his education.
Wizkid Net Worth 2020
The Starboy Entertainment CEO is an unbeatable talented singer and songwriter who started his music career fully in 2001.
He joined the music industry as a solo artist. During that time, his stage name was “Lil Prinz” which he later changed to “Wizkid”.
Since then, he never stops going after his music career.
However, Wizkid not only earns his money as a professional singer but as well as endorsement deals.
Besides, some of the popular Wizkid endorsement deals are with MTN, GLO, Guinness, and Pepsi.
In fact, he was signed as the brand ambassador for the United Bank of Africa in July 2019.
And another major endorsement deal is with sony Entertainment.
Wizkid net worth 2020 is estimated to be $20 million (N7.2 billion) according to Forbes.
Moreover, WizKid’s net worth as of 2018 was $12 million which shows that he had increased it by $8 million in just 2 years.
Looking at his house, car and other investments.
It is believed that Wizkid owns a house in Lekki and in Surulere estimated to cost N68 million and N13 million respectively.
Most of his Wizkid exotic cars included;
- Bentley car which worths about N45 million
- Mercedes Benz 2012 Compressor worth about N9 million.
- BMW X6 worth about N11 million
- Hyundai Sonata worth about N6 million.
- Porsche Panamera, worth about N13 million.
- Lamborghini Prime X2 worth about to N28 million.
Later, after a strong rumor about him buying a house in Los Angeles and in Banana Island.
Wizkid took it to his social media to prove that he has actually paid for a house in Los Angeles, the United State of America.
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