WIZKID NET WORTH 2022 AND ABOUT HIS EARLY LIFE

WIZKID NET WORTH 2022 AND ABOUT HIS EARLY LIFE

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Last Updated on July 15, 2022 by John Orizu

WIZKID NET WORTH 2022 AND ABOUT HIS EARLY LIFE

Wizkid net worth is an integral part of success highlight which you can’t exclude when talking about Wizkid. Moreover Wizkid net worth really show how successful he has been in the career he has chosen. So therefore we need to consider Wizkid net worth to evaluate Wizkid success.

Wizkid net worth 2022 as stated by biooverview.com is estimated to be four million dollars ($4M) and if converted to his home currency that would be over one billion, for precise amount it is ₦1,660,560,000.00(base on June 23, 2022 exchange rate). More will be discuss subsequently.

Wizkid is popularly and professionally known to be his stage name. He has a birth name Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun and is no doubts among the best afro beat artists from Nigeria. He came to limelight after his release “Holla at Your Boy”, which was made 2010 during his time in E.M.E (Empire Mates Entertainment).

As required and asked by many of his fans yearly all over the world about Wizkid net worth, honours and achievement, etc made so far in the Entertainment Industry (especially music) I’m delighted to cover ALOT in this article if not all in a descending order i.e Net worth starting from 2022( even though been highlighted), 2021, 2020, 2019 etc and so downs it goes.

WIZKID SOURCES AND NET WORTH

WIZKID NET WORTH 2022 AND ABOUT HIS EARLY LIFE

Before we start mentioning overwhelming figures we need to look at how Wizkid happen to pile up the thousands,tens, hundreds and million of thousands dollars, including billion in naira in order have a positive mental thought towards his wealth.

It is well known that Wizkid is an Afro beat Nigerian musician( singer and song writer) which therefore contribute to his wealth pile up and Fame, and as a result of his fame, which has brought around various endorsement deals, contract and ambassadorship.

He has made contract and gotten endorsement deals from companies like Pepsi, MTN, Glo, and ambassador of Ciroc Primuim Vodka and worked with Nike( shoe company) many times. Though the aforementioned are his secondary sources but his primary sources are shows, concert, album sales and Ep sales, and also not to forget his clothing line of business named “Starboy” currently base in New York.

Net worth 2021

Quite not a much difference from the 2022 net worth report ( wait, a $1million different not a much?). Well whatever the report of the context maybe, according to creebhill.com, Wizkid has a net worth of about $3 million, a One million dollar difference from its precedent year 2022.

Net Worth 2020

According to creebhill.com, Wizkid net worth as at 2020 is $2 million, which is another million dollar difference from its precedent.

Net worth 2019

Unlike the conventional million difference from 2020 and 2021, and 2021 and 2022, 2019 is different having a $500,000 net difference from its precedent,i.e $1.5 million.

ACHIEVEMENTS, HONOURS AND AWARDS

It is an undisputable fact that Wizkid in his career has according alot of accolades, achievement, award etc. And in a beep we gonna be looking at the various seven (8) most notable achievement of Wizkid.

  • In Guinness World Records, Wizkid is the first to appear there, this is as the results of what he contributed to Drake’s hit single “One Dance” which topped various charts worldwide.
  • One may argue that, Wizkid doesn’t deserve that record as it is known to be Drake single, but Wizkid has a songwriting credit to that which was captured in the Guinness records as the most played song on Spotify platform with 1 billion streams.
  • Wizkid is the first Nigeria (maybe Africa inclusive) to claim an international award from the American Society of Composers,Authors and Publishers(ASCAP).The awards was given to him in recognition of his role in “One Dance” Writing.
  • First artist in Nigeria to win three music Billboard awards, also as a result of his collaboration with Drake and Kyla on the hit song “One Dance”.
  • Most nominated awards artist in Nigeria with 43 awards from 157 nomination as of 2017.
  • The first African pop star artist in Nigeria and Africa to perform/sell out Royal Albert Hall located in London.
  • As of 2021,Wizkid is the only musician who topped up number one spot on iTunes World chart but maintained it for one week.
  • The youngest African musician to win a grammy awards and the first musician in Nigeria.
  • Wizkid is the first Nigerian musician to win four BET AWARDS.

WIZKID BIOGRAPHY AND EARLY LIFE

Wizkid a Nigerian artist was born in Surulere, Lagos, Nigeria. Wizkid was born on July 16, 1990.Wizkid grew up in a dual religious home, i.e with a Muslim as father and a Christian as mother.

Wizkid school at Ijebu Ode Grammar School; where he usually listened to King late Sunny Ade, late Fela Kuti and late Bob Marley. As an Afro beat singer, Wizkid has never been shy about his admiration for the Nigerian music legend Fela Kuti, at the expense of his proud mentor, he went further to make a music with his son in memory of him titled “jaiye jaiye”.

Wizkid revealed his father married three wives during his interview with Tim Westwood, a UK Journalist,According to Wizkid, he started his music career started by forming a group, called “the Glorious Five”, with his church friends.

Although it might seems he have taken some good number of years before he finally broke into limelight at 2010, Wizkid is absolutely not exactly a kid in the Entertainment/music industry. He started singing at a very young age of 11 in his local churches. Within that young age, Wizkid could handle been a vocalist as well as been a lead singer in the choir (church).

He has quite been a songwriter in the industry and been hanging around some prominent people like fela kuti, banky w,sunny etc in the music industry for a very long time even before he broke into limelight as an solo artist.

No doubts, Wizkid is discovered to be among the most richest and most paid Nigeria musician if not Africa inclusive. You can relate with his net worth, achievement, honours and awards so far.

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