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Zlatan Ibile’s Profile, Biography & Early Life


Zlatan Ibile is a Nigerian street sensation and has many trendy, hit tracks to his name. He is also well known for the popular Zanku dance.

Are you in search of Zlatan Ibile’s profile, life history, biography, net worth, family and lots more, then this post is for you!

Zlatan Ibile Personal Details And Profile

  • Full name: Omoniyi Temidayo  aka Zlatan Ibile
  • Date of Birth: November 28, 1995
  • Place of Birth: Lagos Nigeria
  • Nationality: Nigerian
  • Profession: Singer

Zlatan Ibile Early Life

Omoniyi Temidayo “Zlatan Ibile” was born and raised in Lagos state. He originally hails from Osun state, a South-Western part of Nigeria.

As a young lad, he didn’t set his sights on a career in music and focused on his education.

During an interview with Goldmyne TV, Zlatan Ibile admitted he never thought of doing music until he started walking his friends to the studio when he had nothing to do at home. He stated;

“I started music when I finished SSCE in 2011. While waiting for admission, I started following my friends to the studio and I got influenced. But I was a church boy, I played drums and I had a knowledge of music.

At the point when my companions said they needed me to be a piece of a tune, I concurred. It was a rap melody and individuals cherished my part.”

Omoniyi Temidayo “Zlatan Ibile” attended and graduated from Mashood Abiola Polytechnic with a degree in Business Administration.

Zlatan’s career has been a good one and he has been enjoying a fine run of form since his breakthrough track.

According to him, he never thought that he would take music as a career, and it all started in Church where he plays the drumset.

Zlatan Ibile fully started his music career as a rapper while in the tertiary institution at the Moshood Abiola Polytechnic.

He would go on to win a rap competition organized by Airtel ‘One Mic Campus Tour’ in the institution.

This win put him in the spotlight, and that was as far back as 2014, he was only 19-years-old then.

Speaking after receiving the gift, the young Zlatan said;

“I am overwhelmed with joy today for emerging winner of Airtel One Mic project. I thank Airtel Nigeria for this initiative. It is an encouragement to me that I can rise to the peak of my music career. I am very grateful to Airtel.”

That is just what would happen, he rose to the peak of his music career.

Zlatan Ibile rose to prominence with his song ‘My Body’ featuring Olamide. The song went viral after a video of Davido dancing to it surfaced on Instagram.

He went on to become a household name in the country after the release of his hit single Zanku “Leg Work” which was accompanied with a dance moves.

He had since become one of the most talked about in the music industry and also accompanied with some controversies.

Zlatan Ibile Biography – Segun Wire Controversy

If you are familiar with the Nigerian music industry, then you must have heard about Segun Wire and Zlatan.

The singer helped the young internet sensation, Segun Wire, but had to withdraw his support for him after hoodlums related to Segun Wire’s family attacked him because they are of the opinion that he was using Segun Wire to make money for himself alone and not caring about the little boy’s welfare.

The controversy started when Zlatan Ibile took charge of the internet sensation named Segun Wire with the pure intention to help him grow but things took the wrong turn and he had to forget about the pursuit. Zlatan Ibile saw raw talent in the young kid and decided to breed him into maturity, but his family members were not in full support of it. Zlatan explained it all in an interview with Punch NG, he said;

“I don’t have much to say about the issue again because I have done what I needed to do. I have withdrawn my support.  I just wanted to help him, but my image was tarnished. I withdrew because I just felt it is high time I lived my own life. I am still a young boy; I have younger ones and parents too that need help. I have yet to get to where I want to be; so, I just want to focus on myself for now.”

Zlatan Ibile Net Worth 2019

This is going to be a tough one, as it is not easy to tell the actual worth of Nigerian singers since there are no actual or official sources to stamp this.

Zlatan Ibile has been making good money from song sales and performances and he has also bagged for himself some endorsement deals.

KUNAIJA Places his net worth at around $100,000, though another source (NGYAB) claims he is worth $20,000. Both sources cannot be relied upon.

Till we have reliable sources like Forbes ranking our celebrities, it is going to take a lot to tell how much they are actually worth.

Zlatan Ibile Girlfriend

Zlatan Ibile’s girlfriend is Seyi Awonuga, who is the young CEO of Bang Mewsic Entertainment. She supposedly was the one who signed Zlatan into her record label and she was there with him all through the time till he became a sensation.

Seyi Awonuga was spotted in a video begging the EFCC to release her boyfriend, Zlatan, after his arrest alongside Naira Marley when the duo were arrested by the anti-graft agency.

Zlatan Ibile Biography – Songs And Discography

Checkout a list of his songs below;

  • Bum Bum Ft Davido
  • Zanku (Leg Wok)
  • Killin Dem Ft Burna Boy
  • Murphy McCarthy Ft. Zlatan – Gawu
  • Glory
  • Kunta – A Day Money ft. Chinko Ekun x Zlatan Ibile
  • Zlatan Ibile – Ninu Aye Ft Gentle Dee
  • Osanle Ft Davido
  • Am I a Yahoo boy

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