Tobechukwu Victor Okoh popularly known by his stage name as Peruzzi is a fast rising Nigerian singer, songwriter, stage performer and a recording artist newly signed into Davido Music Worldwide (DMW) record label. He was born on 5th December in Lagos State in the south western part of Nigeria. He is very handsome, gifted, skillful, creative and talented. He was formerly called TC Peruzzi.
He is from Igbo ethnicity and originally from the south eastern part of Nigeria, but his state of origin is still unknown. Peruzzi is also signed to GoldenBoy Entertainment. Peruzzi started music at the age of 7 years old when his father bought him a keyboard. His interest in music continued to grow and he had to quit his studies in medicine and surgery to follow his musical career. He is currently signed to Davido DMW.
Up till date, Peruzzi has recorded three major hit singles which include For Your Pocket, Mata and Tatashe. He was also featured with 2Baba in his latest hit single “Amaka” a music that brought him to limelight, increased his fan base and gave him a lot of followers on Instagram.
Peruzzi was previously signed to the music tier of GoldenBoy Entertainment. He loves creating music, a path that started when his dad got him a keyboard at the age of 7 years old.
He got his first studio shot in 2007 and has since then been recording music. Peruzzi attended Lerato Primary School in Egbeda, Lagos State, Nigeria and obtained his First School Leaving Certificate. After completing his primary school education, Peruzzi proceeded to Command Secondary School in Ikeja, Lagos State, Nigeria and obtained his West African Senior School Certificate in 2007.
After completing his secondary school education, Peruzzi gained admission to study Medicine and Surgery in Odessa National Medical University in Ukraine, but he however dropped out from school to pursue a career in music.
Peruzzi posses a unique style of music he christened ‘UrbanAfro Vibe’. It is inspired by his versatility as an artiste. This means, if this becomes a thing, he is the first Nigerian UrbanAfro Vibe Artiste and the only of his kind.
Peruzzi reveals that he abandoned schooling for the chance to pursue a career in music. Since signing unto Davido’s music imprint, Peruzzi has received a lot of boosts. He has dropped several hit singles under the record label “DMW” which include Mata, Mind, AJE, amongst others.
In 2018, Peruzzi earned a nomination for Rookie of the Year at the 2018 Headies Awards. In a recent interview, Peruzzi opened up that he eventually left the Odessa National Medical University in Ukraine to begin focusing on his passion in music.
He admitted that going against the plan of becoming a medical doctor did not go well with his parents especially his dad. However, after a couple of family meetings, they were convinced to allow him to pursue his interest in music.
Peruzzi is currently one of the richest and most influential artist in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $300,000.