SUMMARY OF KIZZ DANIEL:
|Net Worth (2024)
|Oluwatobiloba Daniel Anidugbe
|Date of Birth
|May 1, 1994
|State of Origin (Tribe)
|Abeokuta, Ogun State.
|Singer, Songwriter, Label Executive
|Flyboy Inc, Empire Distribution.
|Engaged to Ovajoja
|No of Children
|6 ft 1
Biography of Kizz Daniel
Oluwatobiloba Daniel Anidugbe known on stage as Kizz Daniel, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter who was born on May 1, 1994, in Abeokuta, Ogun State.
Kizz Daniel was born and raised in Abeokuta North Local Government and discovered his singing talent at the very young age of 7 as a chorister in his church.
He received his primary school education at Ogun International Montessori Nursery and continued to Abeokuta Grammar School for his secondary education.
He enrolled in the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB) where he pursued a degree in Water Resources Management and Agrometeorology (Water Engineering) and successfully graduated in 2013.
Family and Parents
He is the second in a family of five children born to his parents Mr and Mrs Kolawole Uthman Anidugbe.
His father Mr Kolawole Uthman Anidugbe, was a devoted Christian and lecturer in Ogun State.
Unfortunately, Kizz Daniel’s father passed away in May 2015.
His mother Mrs. Anuidugbe was also a steadfast Christian who was largely supportive of his music career.
Kizz Daniel has 4 siblings, Toluwalope Sophie Anidugbe, Mofoluwato Uthman Anidugbe, and two other younger siblings.
His sister Sophie Anidugbe is a Radio Presenter with COOL FM in Kano State; she hosts programs such as Good Morning Nigeria and others.
Not much is known about his other siblings.
Kizz Daniel started writing songs at the young age of 7 and joined his dad’s church choir to hone his vocal talent.
At 13, he was already composing his songs.
While studying at FUNAAB, Vado was fortunate to meet JahBless, who became his unofficial manager and encouraged him to pursue his music career.
JahBless, who was already a popular music producer and singer, helped Kizz become better at singing and songwriting.
After completing his degree, Kizz began recording cover songs and uploading them to YouTube.
Kizz Daniel was discovered by G-WorldWide Entertainment owner Emperor Geezy, who signed him to his record label.
His first song, which is also his breakthrough song, is ‘Woju‘. He released it in 2014 under the G-Worldwide record label.
Under the label, Kizz Daniel released his first studio album titled ‘New Era’, in May 2016, and off the album, the track ‘Woju’, became a major hit.
Things took an ugly turn in 2017 after Kizz Daniel had a fallout with his former record Label boss Emperor Geezy.
This led to a series of lawsuits against the singer which ultimately led to him changing his name.
After leaving his former Label, Kizz Daniel created his own record label ‘FLYBOY I.N.C‘ in 2017.
In June 2020, Kizz Daniel signed a music contract with Empire, an American distribution company and record label.
He released his second studio album titled ‘No Bad Songz’ under Fly boy inc.
Off this album, the chart-topping hit song ‘One Ticket’ featuring Davido became a commercial success.
He released his third studio album ‘King of Love’ in 2020 and 2 other albums since then.
Vado has released 3 more albums since then.
One of his recent hit song, ‘Buga‘, has amassed over 70 million plays on Spotify alone.
His exceptional singing talent has placed him among the top 10 best musicians in Nigeria currently with numerous awards to back it up.
Below is a list of all Kizz Daniel albums:
- New Era (2016)
- No Bad Songz (2018)
- King of Love (2020)
- Barnabas (2021)
- Maverick (2023)
Kizz Daniel is currently signed to his record label Flyboy Inc and Empire Records.
Dispute With Former Record Label and Change of Name
Kiss Daniel changed his name to Kizz Daniel over a copyright issue and dispute he had with his former record label G Worldwide Entertainment in 2017.
Essentially, he lost rights to the name after a contract dispute and court case which he won.
Awards and Recognition
Below is a list of all awards won by Kizz Daniel:
|Nigeria Entertainment Award
|Best New Act to Watch
|Nigeria Entertainment Award
|1. Afropop Artist of the Year
2. Hottest Single of the Year
|City People Music Award
|Music Artist of the Year (Male)
|1. Best R&B/Pop Album
2. Hip Hop World Revelation of the Year
3. Album of the Year
|Soundcity MVP Awards
|Song of the Year
Kiss Daniel leads a reserved lifestyle and avoids showing off on social media despite his wealth.
The singer has a few tattoos on his body, including one that says ‘King of Love’ and another one with the name ‘Jamal’, which is in honor of his late son.
Who is His Wife
Kizz Daniel does not have a wife yet.
However, he is believed to be engaged to his long-time girlfriend, Ovajoja, who is the mother to his 2 kids.
Although Vado has not officially confirmed their engagement, a picture he posted on social media shows Ovajoja wearing a big diamond ring on her engagement finger, further fueling the rumors.
She’s a masked dancer who values her privacy and typically dresses in a tomboy fashion.
Kizz Daniel is not married to Chidinma, although the two were rumored to have dated some years ago.
Kizz Daniel is the father to 3 Children (1 deceased).
In 2021, the singer welcomed a set of triplets, Jamal, Jalil, and Jelani, with his fiance Ovajoja.
Tragically, he lost one of his triplets, Jamal, four days after he was born.
Breakdown of Kizz Daniel Net Worth
His net worth is estimated to be approximately $2.3 million in 2024 according to online sources.
The talented musician has multiple sources of income, but his music brings in the most revenue.
He earns a considerable amount of money from streaming platforms, concerts, private events, endorsement deals, album sales, and royalties.
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The singer’s decision to part ways with his former label was a significant factor in his success.
He has partnered with both local and international brands, including Hennessy in 2017.
His deal with Hennessy was his first endorsement deal, which brought in multi-million naira earnings.
Recently, in 2022, he became the brand ambassador for Legend Extra Stout and Star Radler, securing another double deal worth millions of naira
Kizz Daniel currently owns three cars, which include: a Mercedes Benz GLE, a Mercedes Benz S Class, and a Bentley.
Kizz Daniel does not own a private jet.
Kizz Daniel owns multiple houses in Lagos.
In just four years of joining the music industry, the popular singer purchased a second home worth a reported 95 million naira.
The singer acquired a two-bedroom penthouse each for Jalil and Jelani.
He also bought a house for the late Jamal just as he had done for the others.
His most recent acquisition is a stunning waterfront mansion worth millions.
Kizz Daniel is 29 years old as of now, 2023.
Kizz Daniel’s real name is Oluwatobiloba Daniel Anidugbe
Where is He From?
Kizz Daniel is from Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria
Who is His Bouncer?
Kelvin Atobiloyi is Kizz Daniel’s bouncer.
He recently went viral after being captured on video protecting the Nigerian singer from overzealous fans.
The event made Kizz Daniel’s ‘My G‘ challenge more popular on social media