Full Biography And Net Worth Of Kizz Daniel
Kizz Daniel is a popular Nigerian songwriter, singer, performer, and comedian. His songs are aesthetically pleasing to the ears and above all these, he’s easy on the eyes endearing him so much to the Nigerian audience especially the female folks. The biography of Kizz Daniel is quite a read and very informative.
Birth and early life
The biography of Kizz Daniel begins from his birth. He was born Oluwatobiloba Daniel Anidugbe. He was born on the 1st of May 1991 in Ogun State Nigeria. He hails from Abeokuta North local government area in Ogun State, Nigeria.
He was raised by his parents alongside his siblings- three younger brothers and a sister. He graduated from the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB) with a degree in Water Engineering. His passion for music was borne in the University, and he decided to pursue music as a career.
He lost his dad on the 29th of May 2015. There was a controversy surrounding his absence from his father’s funeral, but he cleared the air with a written speech on the 17th of June 2015 which was also his father’s birthday.
Kizz Daniel is very quiet about his relationship and personal life but revealed that a lady was responsible for the name, Kiss Daniel. He mentioned that he loves driven and ambitious women. There have been rumors concerning his involvement with Chidinma Ekile, as they have been seen in each other’s company, quite a number of times.
Kizz Daniel is estimated to be worth about $1 million. His source of wealth is from his music and the multimillion naira endorsement deal, he signed with Hennessy in 2017.
Kizz Daniel began his journey into the world of music and Nigerian entertainment in the year 2013 when he was freshly out of the University. He met Emperor Geezy, the CEO of G-world entertainment, who signed him into his record label. This signing has a major part it played in the biography of Kizz Daniel.
He released his first song Shoye, through the record label, in 2014. A few weeks later, the music video was released. He soon released Woju, in September 2014, which became a hit song and spent 11 weeks at the MTV Base Official Naija and eventually climbed to number one and spent six weeks there. The song was a description of a young and typical African lady to the compliments of a young gentleman.
On his birthday in 2015, Kizz Daniel released his third single, Laye. It was another hit and the music video was directed by Aje films at some choice locations in East Africa.
His first studio album was released on the 14th of May 2016 and was titled New Era. It was released under the G-Worldwide Entertainment umbrella. It contained four git singles Woju, Laye, Good times, and Mama. The album is a mixture of hip-hop and Afropop.
He featured Sugar boy on the album. The production team for the album was made up of DJ Coublon, Young John, Beatburx, Jay Sleek, Masterkraft, and Kimzbeatz. The album debuted at number 8 on the US Billboard World Album Chart in June 2016.
On the 30th of November 2018, Kizz Daniel released his sophomore album, No Bad Songz. This was released under his record label, FlyBoy Inc, and featured artists like Sarkodie, Wretch 32, Davido, Philkeyz, Diplo, Nasty C, and Diamond Platnum. The album told a story about his humble beginning and his walk to stardom. It contains 20 tracks.
Kizz Daniel has released quite a number of songs some of which includes
Shoye – 2014
Woju – 2015
Laye – 2015
Upon Me – 2016
Mama – 2016
Jombo – 2016
Duro – 2016
Good Time – 2016
Yeba – 2017
Sofa – 2017
Madu – 2018
One Ticket – 2018
Poko – 2018
No Do – 2018
Bad – 2018
Ayee – 2018
4Dayz – 2018
Ikwe – 2018
Ja – 2018
Nesesari – 2018
Time No Dey – 2018
Tere – 2018
Oyibe – 2018
Somebody Dey – 2018
Over – 2018
gods – 2018
Kojo – 2018
Tobi – 2018
Ghetto – 2018
For You – 2018
Eko – 2019
Fvck – 2019
Elo Baby – 2019
Kizz Daniel had a messy split from G-world entertainment, which had to be sorted out in court. Both parties threw accusations at each other and this quickly spiraled into a court case. Kizz Daniel won the case but had to drop the name, Kiss Daniel, he used while he was still with the music label.
On the 30th of October 2017, Kizz Daniel officially canceled the deal he had with G-worldwide Entertainment, through a letter. The termination was in accordance, with the provision of Recording Contract, between the two parties.
With enormous support from co-stars like Davido and Wizkid, Kizz Daniel was able to set up FlyBoy Inc (FBI), his own Record Label Company. This happened in November 2017. He also changed his name from Kiss Daniel to Kizz Daniel. Under his record label, he signed two new acts, Ademola Adetungase known as Demmie Vee and Philip Ahaiwe Chukwuja know as Philkeyz.
Kizz Daniel’s sound is mainly R&B, Afrobeats, and Pop. He is influenced by 9ice and 2face Idibia.
Kizz Daniels enjoys playing the keyboard and guitar. He is also interested in comedy as he has released a number of comedy skits. He plans to open up a bottled water and sachet water company.
Awards and nominations
The awards accrued, is a worthy mention, in the biography of Kizz Daniels. He has been nominated and has won quite a number of awards in the industry.
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In 2015, he won Nigeria Entertainment Awards, Best New Act to Watch, and was nominated as Next Rated at the Headies. City People Entertainment nominated him for Most Promising Act of the Year (Male) category and Popular Song of the Year.
In 2016, at the Headies, he won Album of The Year, Hip-hop World Revelation of The Year, Best R&B/Pop Album, and was nominated for Best Pop Single. City People Music Award nominated him for Popular Song of the Year, and he won Music Artist of the Year (Male). In the same year, he was also won the Nigeria Entertainment Awards, Hottest Single of the Year, and Afropop Artist of the Year.
In 2017, he was nominated for The Future Awards Africa, Nigeria Prize for Music. Nigeria Entertainment Award also nominated him for Best Album of The Year.
In 2018, at the Headies, he was nominated for Song of The Year category, Best Pop Single, Best Reggae/Dancehall Single, and Viewer’s Choice.
The biography of Kizz Daniel echoes passion, hard work, consistency, and mentorship. One can elicit that he might not have had it easy from the onset but has put in work despite obstructions.