Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogum popularly known by his stage as Wizkid was born on July 16th 1990 in Lagos Nigeria. The Nigerian recording artist songwriter and performer has a father who has married three wives.
Wizkid started singing at the age of 11. His first amateur album was Lil Prinz which was released in 2001. Then followed two studio albums namely superstar which was released in 2011 and chosen released in 2014. He also has a compilation album titled Empire mates state of mind which was released in 2012. Besides singing, he is also a Pepsi beverage ambassador among other great endorsements. To date Wizkid has won a total of 15 awards and received 34 nomination to international awards such as Channel O music video awards, world music awards among others.
Wizkid has a son named Boluwatife Balogum.