Wizkid Short Biography
|Full Name||Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun|
|Date Of Birth||July 16, 1990|
|Place Of Birth||Lagos, Nigeria.|
|Net Worth||$14 million|
|Profession||Singer, Songwriter and Performer.|
Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun whose stage name is Wizkid is one of the fastest rising Nigerian music artists and probably one of the youngest too. He was recently named one of the richest African musicians by Forbes.
Wizkid was born Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun on July 16, 1990, in Lagos, Nigeria. There has been a little controversy about his date of birth, some sources have claimed he was born on July 16, 1989.
He was born into a polygamous family – his father had three wives. His mother is a Christian and his father a Muslim. Wizkid who followed his mother to the church began singing in his local church at the tender age of 11 years. He was not only a good vocalist but also a lead singer.
Wizkid’s big break in the music industry came in the year 2009. This is after successfully collaborating with renowned musician M.I. The two artists produced the award-winning track “Fast Money” which not only went ahead to receive many nominations and awards but also received a lot of airplay both in Nigeria as well as in many other African countries.