He is one of the most popular Nigerian musicians, and he is very popular in many African countries. Wizkid is actually only his stage name, and his real name is Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun. He was born on the 16th of July, 1990, and he started writing songs and recording music since he was eleven years old, which made him among one of the most successful musicians and songwriters in Africa. He is the chairman of StarBoy, which is his own record label and outfit. Below you will find some information about Wizkid’s net worth.
In 2016, Wizkid has become known in many countries around the world after the release of the global hit “One Dance”, which he performed with Drake. The song reached number one in 15 countries including the United Kingdom, Australia, United States, and Canada. His rank was 5th on Forbes and Channel O’s list of the richest top ten African artists. Thus, it might interest you to know more about some of his acquisitions, houses, or cars that he has acquired lately during the last few years.
Wizkid’s net worth 2017
In general, he is very well-known for his love for cars and fancy motor vehicles, that is why he owns much more cars than houses. He is also known for his love for bikes, as he has bought himself an amazing Can-am-tri-wheel bike that has a supercharger. The bike only has cost him about N7 million. His current net worth stands somewhere at $12 million. He has a made a great deal with Pepsi which earned him about N100 million, as he was its only male ambassador in Nigeria.
He has recently bought a mansion in the United States, but that does not mean that he is ready to give up his life Nigeria. He basically owns an N13 Million naira house in Lagos, Nigeria, almost exactly where he grew up. Some say that the house was put on sale shortly after it was bought, but there were no reports confirming any sale that might have been done. The mansion that he has recently acquired in the United States of America is located in Los Angeles. There is no accurate information of its worth but it is said that it costs millions of dollars. He also owns an N68 naira house in Lekki, Nigeria, which is a magnificent spot in Nigeria that is famous for its beautiful beaches on the Ocean. He did not purchase that house but built it from scratch according to his own design and preferences. It is said that the interior design alone almost costs half of the building’s worth.
Some people say that the Porsche Panamera is his favorite car. Even after his famous car crash with the Panamera in 2013, he has bought again a brand new Panamera one month later. That is one of the things he usually brags about. Maybe he has decided to buy the same model due to the Panamera’s safety features, as he walked away from the crash without any injuries. He also owns a Hyundai Sonata, a BMW X6, a Mercedes 2012 compressor, and a Bentley. The Hyundai’s worth is around N6 million and it is the cheapest car that he owns. The BMW’s worth is about N11 Million, which is an off-road sport and powerful machine that is known for its V8 engine. The Mercedes costs around N9 million, and it is said that the Bentley's worth is about N45 million, which is his most expensive car.