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D’banj’s Biography and Net Worth (2018 Forbes Updated)

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Multi-award-winning artiste and entertainer D’banj is one man with many achievements to his name. Dbanj who is often referred to as the Koko Master or Bangalee is one of Africa’s richest artistes with a huge net worth. Some things that will always be relevant are D’banj’s news, biography, music and wealth. These are facts about Dbanj (Bangalee’s) biography and net worth.

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    D’banj, born Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo, on June 9, 1985

  2. His father was a military officer and mother, a businesswoman

  3. He was born in Zaria, Northern Nigeria.

  4. At age 11 he was enrolled in the Nigerian Military school to follow his father’s footsteps but withdrew from the system three years later after which, he attended Nigerian Navy Secondary School Ibara Abeokuta.

  5. ‘D’banj’ is a combination of his first name ‘Dapo’ and last name ‘Oyebanjo’d'banj

  6. His older brother late Femi Oyebanjo introduced him to music through a harmonica.

  7. His older brother died at 17 alongside their father in a plane crash.

  8. D’banj used to play his harmonica after lectures at the female hostel and it got him a lot of attention from the ladies.

  9. D’bank was studying Mechanical Engineering at the Lagos State University but did not complete his degree due to frequent strikes.

  10. D’banj moved to England to further his education but followed his passion music instead after he met Don Jazzy in 2001.

  11. He worked nights as a security guard to make ends meet.

  12. In 2004 he returned to Lagos with Don Jazzy and released ‘Tongolo’. His mother paid for the video.d'banj

  13. Bangalee’s first endorsement was with an energy drink called Power Fist.

  14. In June 2001, D’banj signed with Kanye West’s G.O.O.D Music

  15. In May 2013, D’banj was named the Bank of Industry (BOI) ambassadordbanj

  16. D’banj has signed major deals with SLOT, Sony Music, Globacom, Heritage bank, Cîroc and Beats by Dre.

  17. He owns MCOMM Ltd (Median Mobile Communications Limited), a value-added service content provider.

  18. He is married to Lineo Didi Kilgrow

  19. D’banj once floated a mobile phone company called Koko Mobiled'banj

  20. He is worth an estimated $13.5 million

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