Rotimi Alakija popularly known by his stage name as DJ Xclusive is a famous Nigerian disk jockey, record producer, model and a recording artiste. He was born on 16th October 1980 in United Kingdom to Nigerian parents. He is currently 37 years old. He is very handsome, gifted, creative, skillful and talented.
DJ Xclusive completed his primary school education in United Kingdom. After which he returned to Nigeria to complete his secondary school education. He attended Kings College in Lagos, Nigeria and obtained his West African Senior School Certificate.
After completing his secondary school education in Nigeria, DJ Xclusive moved back to United Kingdom and attended Reading University in London, United Kingdom, where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Physics and Computer Science. He later studied Financial Computing at Brunel University in London, United Kingdom.
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DJ Xclusive started his professional career as a disc jockey in 2003 and started performing at various night clubs, including Aura Mayfair, Penthouse, Funky Buddha and Jalouse. He is currently signed to Empire Mates Entertainment (EME) records label, which is owned by Nigerian music star Banky W.
During the course of his career as a disc jockey, DJ Xclusive has performed with international acts like Ne-Yo, Rihanna, Mario Winans, Brick and Lace, Nas, Fat Joe, Jay Z, Beyonce, Kenya West, amongst others.
At the 2010 edition of the Nigeria Entertainment Awards which was held in the United States of America, DJ Xclusive won the award for World Best DJ. He was also nominated for Best DJ at the 2011 edition of the Black Entertainment Film Fashion Television Awards. In 2013, he was featured at the 2013 Big Brother House Party.
In 2011, DJ Xclusive became the resident DJ for Cool FM 96.9. That same year, which was in 2011, he was signed to Empire Mates Entertainment (EME) as Wizkids official DJ by Banky W. Later on DJ Xclusive released a hit single titled “I’m Xclusive” which he featured renowned UK-Nigerian artist Mo Eazy.
In 2015, DJ Xclusive got married to Tinuke Ogundero and the marriage is currently blessed with beautiful kids. DJ Xclusive is also the nephew to Nigerian billionaire, businesswoman and current richest woman in Africa Folorunsho Alakija. DJ Xclusive in the cause of his career has won several awards and has received several nominations. He has also won the award for Best Nigerian DJ at the Nigerian Broadcasters Merit Awards.
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DJ Xclusive is currently one of the richest and most influential disk jockey and record producer in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $2.1 million.