Music making has become one of the most lucrative businesses in Nigeria and with evidence from Wizkid you will all believe with me that music business is indeed a good business. Wizkid who aside from singing is also an entrepreneur and also an investor has acquired so many properties for himself. Wizkid is currently a GLO ambassador, an MTN ambassador, a Pepsi ambassador, a Samsung ambassador and the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Star Boy Entertainment.
So therefore, after a careful study and research I present to you the top 5 most expensive things own by Nigerian music legend Wizkid.
1. Wizkid owns a beautiful house in Lekki Phase 1 in Lagos, Nigeria worth millions of naira
The Nigerian music legend Wizkid also owns a beautiful house in Lekki Pase 1 in Lagos, Nigeria worth millions of naira. Wizkid’s contribution to the Nigerian Music Industry has won him several awards and lifetime achievements which include two BET Awards, three Billboard Music Awards, Two iHeartRadio Music Awards, one MTV Europe Music Award, four MTV Africa Music Awards, two SoundCity MVP Awards, three MOBO Awards, six Headies Awards, two Channel O Music Video Awards, six Nigeria Entertainment Awards, two Ghana Music Awards, two Dynamix All Youth Awards, two City People Entertainment Awards and one Future Award. In addition to the awards which he has won, Wizkid has also been nominated five times at the MTV Europe Music Awards, three times at the American Music Awards, four times at the World Music Awards, and one time at the Grammy Awards.
2. Wizkid owns a Bentley GT Worth millions of Naira
Wizkid whose real name is Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun owns a Bentley GT worth millions of Naira. The Ojuelegbe crooner who was born on 16th July 1990 in Surulere, Lagos State in the south western part of Nigeria and currently 29 years old was never supported by his family member to pursue a music career from the beginning, not until he became a worldwide venture. Wizkid who grew up in an average rich family and an interfaith household with twelve female siblings and being the only male child and last baby in the family has always dream to become successful and today he has actualized his dream. The star boy as he is fondly called owns a Bentley GT worth millions of naira.
3. Wizkid owns a garage of exotic cars worth millions of naira
Wizkid who is currently single but has been faced with lots of controversial issues with women who claimed he is fathering their babies also owns a Hyundai Sonata worth millions of naira, a 2012 BMW X6 Coupe worth millions of naira and a Grey G-Wagon worth millions of naira. Wizkid during an interview has admitted that he has a son with his babymama who look exactly like him. The child has been on the spotlight alongside with Wizkid ever since and it may interest you to know that Wizkid treasures his son so much. Wizkid also owns a Polaris Slingshot, a Star Boy Gold Microphone, a collection of gold chains and watches worth millions of naira.
Wizkid is currently the second richest musician in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $20 million dollars. In 2017, Wizkid created history by becoming the first Nigerian celebrity to win the prestigious awards of Best International Act at the MOBO Awards in New York City in the United States of America, beating the likes of Jay Z, Drake, Rihanna, Chris Brown, Justin Bieber, Beyonce, Ariana Grande, Akon, Nicki Minaj, Cardi B and a host of other world class celebrities.
4. Wizkid owns a $700,000 mansion in Los Angeles, California in the United States of America
Wizkid who rose to prominence in 2010 and became a famous celebrity with the release of his album hit single “Holla at Your Boy” under EME Records label owned by Banky W also owns a $700,000 mansion in Los Angeles, California in the United States of America. In 2011, the song “Holla at Your Boy” won him the award for Next Rated at the 2011 Headies Awards and was also nominated for Best Pop Single at the Headies Awards. In 2011, the music video of his hit single “Holla at Your Boy” was nominated for Most Gifted Newcomer Video at the 2011 Channel O Music Video Awards. It was also nominated for Best Afro Pop Video at the 2011 Nigeria Music Video Awards.
5. Wizkid owns a Porsche Panamera worth millions of naira
Wizkid who is a dropout of Lagos State University and Lead City University in Lagos also owns a Porsche Panamera worth millions of naira. Wizkid passion for music was so great to the extent that he dropped out from the university after completing two sessions and decided to focus full time on his music career. According to him, Fela Kuti, 2Face Idibia and Sound Sultan where his source of inspiration while Naeto C was the one who mentored and coached him when he was just 15 years old. According to him, he started working with Naeto C, OJB Jezreel, Ikechukwu, and M.I as a Backup singer while developing his craft back then as a teenager. But today Wizkid owns a Porsche Panamera worth millions of naira.