Oluwatobilola Daniel Anidugbe, popularly known as Kizz Daniel (Kizz), is a Nigerian songwriter and singer estimated to have a net worth of $1 million. His musical career is his main source of income. The artist, who hails from Ogun State in Southwestern Nigeria, studied water Resources and Agrometeorology (Water Engineering) at the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta. Although he was studying engineering, he found love in the music industry and made it his main focus as an undergraduate.
Kizz Daniel has since achieved fame and is one of the finest singers in the music industry. He particularly became famous through his singles “Yeba” and “Woju’’ where he featured famous musicians like Davido and Tiwa Savage.
Sources of Kizz Daniel’s Net Worth
Musicians earn money through their music careers, endorsement deals, and any other businesses they engage in. For Kizz Daniel, his music career is the main source of his wealth, followed by the other businesses he owns. He is a young and fast-rising star in the Nigerian music industry and has achieved a lot at 52 years of age.
Kizz Daniel’s Earnings From His Music Career
Born on 1st May 1994, Kizz Daniel started his music career as an undergraduate of Engineering at the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta. However, he entered the music industry fully with the contract he signed with G-Worldwide Entertainment and released his first single in 2014, a year after he graduated from the university.
The singer released his first song, “Shoye,” in May 2014. Again, on 1st September 2014, he released “Woju,” and the song shot him to the limelight. Further, he released a remix of the song, which featured famous singers like Tiwa Savage and Davido. The song became more popular with a cover that was done by 2Baba. Kizz released one more song with G-WorldWide Entertainment titled “Laye” on his birthday in 2015. Two weeks later, he released a video of the song, which was shot in East Africa by AJE FILMS.
However, in 2016, the singer had contract issues with G-WorldWide, which led to court cases. In that same year, he released his first studio album, New Era. He then left the record label and opened his own Flyboy Inc in 2017. Again, after he left G-WorldWide, he changed his studio name from Kizz Daniel to Kizz Daniel. All official documents concerning the artist since 2018 have carried this spelling iteration.
From his coming into the spotlight to this day, Kizz Daniel has been releasing songs and albums and collaborating with famous musicians. He has released two more albums after his first. These other albums are No Bad Songz (2018), the first under his own record label. It contains 20 songs and features many singers like Philkeyz, Diamond Platnumz, Demmie Vee, Nasty C, etc. His third album, King of Love, was released in 2020.
Below Are A Selection Of His Songs
- For You featuring Wizkid
- One Ticket featuring Davido
- Upon Me (2016)
- Good Time (2016)
- Kojo (2018), among a host of others.
Awards and Recognitions
Kizz Daniel has received several nominations and awards at a young age. In the music industry, the payments you get for hard work are awards and endorsements. Below is a list of his nominations and awards.
- Best Pop Single in 2018 – The Headies awards
- Best Reggae/Dancehall Single in 2018 – The Headies awards
- Viewer’s Choice award in 2018 – The Headies awards
- Song of the Year in 2018 – The Headies awards
- Nigeria Prize for Music in 2017 – The Future Awards Africa
- Best Album of the Year in the 2017 – Nigeria Entertainment Award
- Listener’s Choice in the 2016 MTV Africa Music Award
- Popular Song of the Year in the 2016 City People Music Award
- Best Pop Single in 2016 – The Headies awards
- Next Rated in 2015 – The Headies awards
- Most Promising Act of the Year (Male) in the 2015 City People Entertainment awards
- Popular Song of the Year in the 2015 City People Entertainment awards
- Afropop Artist of the Year in the 2016 Nigeria Entertainment Award
- Hottest Single of the Year in the 2016 Nigeria Entertainment Award
- Music Artist of the Year in the 2016 City People Music Award
- Best R&B/Pop Album in 2016 – The Headies awards
- Hip Hop World Revelation of the Year in 2016 – The Headies awards
- Album of the Year in 2016 – The Headies awards
- Best New Act to Watch in the 2015 Nigeria Entertainment Award
His Endorsement Deals Also Contribute to His Net Worth
As a successful musician and a handsome one at that, Kizz Daniel has earned some money by signing endorsement deals. This has contributed to the net worth enjoys today. The singer signed his first brand endorsement, a multi-million Naira contract as a Hennessy ambassador while with the G-WorldWide record label in January 2017.
Kizz Daniel Owns and Earns from His Record Label, Flyboy I.N.C.
Flyboy Inc. was founded by Kizz Daniel in November 2017, and it contributes a portion of his net worth. His record label has signed acts with Philkeyz and Demmie Vee. The singer was notably featured in Demmie Vee’s single, “You Go Wait?”.
The Singer Earns from the Charges He Collect for Events and Performances
As part of his net worth, Kizz Daniel earns from shows. As a celebrity, he gets invitations to perform at parties, shows, weddings, etc. For each event he attends, the celeb earns not less than N1.3 million. He performs in Nigeria and abroad. This is a great source of income for musicians.
How Kizz Daniel Spends His $1 Million Net Worth
Celebrities are known for their flamboyant lifestyles. Also, some singers showcase their wealth in their music videos, social media, and they live extravagant lives. Kizz Daniel spends his net worth on houses, cars, and a luxurious lifestyle. Let’s look at some of the things he spends his $1 million net worth on.
He Has a Fleet of Cars in His Garage
The young celebrity spends some portion of his net worth on luxurious cars. He has an eye for flashy and expensive cars and has three of them in his garage. Below is a list of the cars.
- Bentley Continental GT ($200,00)
- Mercedes-Benz S-Class ($109,800)
- Mercedes-Benz AMG GLE 63 S Coupe ($117,050)
Kizz Daniel Owns Mansions
After four years in the music industry, Kizz bought two houses in Lekki, Lagos State. He reportedly acquired his second house in Lekki at the price of N18 million. After the birth of his triplets in May 2021, he announced on social media that he acquired another property as a gift to his two surviving boys, Jelani and Jalil.
In addition to his cars and houses, Kizz Daniel is also philanthropic in nature. He gifted his brother Uthman Anidugbe a car, Chevrolet Camaro, on his birthday.