Starboy Wizkid is no stranger to any music fan which is why we compiled a list of the top 5 things you should know about the musical genius.
Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, known popularly as Wizkid, is often regarded as an icon of the concept of afrobeats in Africa and the rest of the world today; it is not strange to see people being fascinated about the life of the artist, which is why we compiled a list of the top 5 things you should know about the artist.
5. How Old Is Wizkid?
The superstar was born on the 16th of July 1990 and is currently 31 years old, this might not sound important, but people often get confused about the age of Wizkid based on his looks and how early he came into the music scene.
4. When Did Wizkid Release His First Album?
Wizkid started music at the very young age of eleven. He released his first album in 2001; it was a collaborative project with his friends with whom he was in a group called Glorious 5 before they disbanded. This album release signifies the fact that Wizkid had discovered his passion for music from a very young age.
3. How Many Awards Has Wizkid Won?
Wizkid has won a total of 73 notable awards in the long span of his career as an artist. He has the highest wins for an African at the BET Awards, Soul Train Awards, iHeartRadio awards, Billboard Awards, NAACP Awards and MOBO Awards.
2. Has Wizkid Won A Grammy?
Wizkid has had 4 Grammy award nominations so far. Although 2 of these nominations would not be announced till the 4th of April 2022, the Nigerian superstar has one Grammy award under his belt with the hit collaboration on Beyonce’s ‘Brown Skin Girl’ in the Best Music Video Category.
1. What Is Wizkid’s Net Worth?
According to Statista, Wizkid is worth approximately 20 million dollars as of April 2021; the immense success of ‘Made In Lagos’ and his concerts at the end of 2021 can, however, skyrocket the amount in the updated list for 2022.