Name Ayodeji Balogun
Born 16 July 1990 (age 33)
Surulere, Lagos, Nigeria
Also known as Wizzy, Starboy
Zodiac sign Cancer

Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun (born 16 July 1990), known professionally as Wizkid, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter.

Early Life

Wizkid was born and raised in an interfaith family with twelve sisters. He attended Ijebu Ode Grammar School for his primary education. Wizkid began recording music at 11 and released a collaborative album with the Glorious Five (5), a group he and a couple of his church friends formed.


Wizkid signed a record deal with Banky W's Empire Mates Entertainment (E.M.E) in 2009. He later rose to the limelight after releasing "Holla at Your Boy", the lead single from his debut studio album, Superstar (2011), which also contained the singles "Tease Me/Bad Guys" and "Don't Dull."

Wizkid won his first Grammy Award with his collaboration on Beyoncé's The Lion King: The Gift soundtrack and was involved in the writing and production of Drake's "One Dance." In 2017, Billboard reported that Wizkid signed a multi-album worldwide record deal with RCA Records, a subsidiary of Sony Music.

In October 2020, he released his fourth album, "Made in Lagos," which includes the single "Essence" featuring Tems.

Personal Life

Wizkid's first child, Boluwatife Balogun, was born in 2011. In 2016, he welcomed his second child, Ayodeji Balogun, followed by a third child, Zion Balogun, born in 2017.

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