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Arch9ja Celebrity Of The Week-Wizkid

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Wizkid
   Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun (born 16 July 1990),better known by his stage name Wizkid (sometimes stylised as WizKid), is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. He started recording music at age 11 and managed to release a collaborative album with the Glorious Five, a group he and a couple of his church friends formed. In 2009, he signed a record deal with Banky W.'s record label Empire Mates Entertainment (E.M.E). He rose to prominence in 2010 with the release of the song
"Holla at Your Boy" from his debut studio album, Superstar (2011). "Tease Me/Bad Guys", "Don't Dull", "Love My Baby", "Pakurumo" and "Oluwa Lo Ni" were also released as singles from the Superstar album. Wizkid's self-titled second studio album, Ayo, was released in September 2014 and was preceded by six singles: "Jaiye Jaiye", "On Top Your Matter", "One Question", "Joy", "Bombay" and "Show You the Money".

In 2016, Wizkid achieved international recognition following his collaboration with Drake on the global hit, "One Dance", which reached number one in 15 countries, including the United States, United Kingdom, Canada and Australia. In addition to his solo work, Wizkid has collaborated with several other artists and was featured on the hits "Girl" (with Bracket), "Fine Lady" (with Lynxxx), "Sexy Mama" (with Iyanya), "Slow Down" (with R2Bees), "The Matter" (with Maleek Berry), "Pull Over" (with KCee) and "Bad Girl" (with Jesse Jagz).

Following the release of his second studio album and expiration of his 5-year recording contract, Wizkid left E.M.E. On 1 March 2017, Billboard magazine reported that Wizkid signed a multi-album deal with RCA Records. The deal was first reported by several media outlets in September 2016.The chairman and CEO of RCA Records, Peter Edge, somewhat confirmed the signing while speaking to Music Business Worldwide in January 2017.


He was ranked 5th on Forbes and Channel O's 2013 list of the Top 10 Richest/Bankable African Artists. In February 2014, Wizkid became the first ever Nigerian musician to have over 1 million followers on Twitter

 Wizkid is the regular participant in the top ten list of the richest Nigerian musicians list. Due to hard work, this young singer has already gained both fame and money.
Now he owns luxurious cars, expensive houses, and many other precious things. What is Wizkid net worth? How rich is the singer?

   As for January 2017, according to numerous financial reports, Wizkid net worth is over 14 million dollars. For about three years already, the prominent singer gets the stable income from such reputable monetization platforms as Spinlet, ITunes, and YouTube.?
In 2013, Wizkid founded Starboy Entertainment record label. Nigerian music experts called this a prominent and moneymaking step by Wizkid. Soon the celebrated Starboy became almost the most expensive entertainer in Nigeria. Depending on the details, he received from four to six million of naira for each show.
Wizkid`s contracts:
Pepsi. In 2012, Wizkid signed his third contract with Pepsi for 350 thousand dollars.
MTN. In 2013, Wizkid signed a 110 million naira contract with the biggest multinational Telecommunication Company – MTN.
Globacom. In 2015, the singer started collaborating with the largest Nigerian Telecommunication Company – Globacom. Wizkid became the company`s official ambassador. Insider reports informed that such a fruitful collaboration allowed Wizkid pocketing 180 million naira.
Wizkid house:
The prominent Nigerian musician owns an expensive mansion. Wizkid house in Lekki costs more than 70 million naira. There is an interesting fact about Wizkid`s house. He did not buy it. The musician built it from scratch. After the building was over, Wizkid immediately shared pictures of his Lekki house.
On March 2016, Ayodeji Wizkid Balogun wrote on his Instagram that he had bought an amazing house in Los Angeles.
He did not announce the price but shared a photo of his new American mansion.
Wizkid adores cars very much. Since he has earned money, the singer can afford several expensive automobiles.
Wizkid cars are:
Mercedes 2012 Compressor (N10 million)
Black Honda Accord I-VTEC (N8 million)
Hyundai Sonata (N6.5 million)
Porsche Panamera (over N15 million). This car was crashed in an accident
Wizkid`s Porsche Panamera
BMW X6 (almost N12 million)
Bentley (N45.5 million)
Porsche Cayenne (N18 million)
Conclusion
Wizkid net worth is above 14 million dollars. He has several expensive cars and a luxurious house in Lekki. Many people keep on watching the prominent Nigerian singer enviously. However, the considerable part of Wizkid`s fans perfectly realizes that only hard everyday work allowed the singer becoming both rich and famous.
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                                                    Wizkid at Iyanya's album launch concert, 2013.jpg
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