If you know iyanya, one thing that comes to play in your mind is that arrogant dude that practically wears no shirt! don’t misquote me, Iyanya is cool being with! Though criticized several times on social media, Instagram specifically for putting out his bare chest and wanting to show off his six-packs to the ladies who care to see them, it hasn’t stopped the Kukere hit maker from such practices.
Born Iyanya Onoyom Mbuk, 31 October 1986), known by his mononym Iyanya, is a Nigerian recording artist, songwriter and performer.
Iyanya became popular in 2008 after emerging as the winner of MTN Project Fame West Africa, am sure everyone is well aware of this yearly project by the South African giant telecommunications company in Nigeria.
Iyanya after winning the competition continued to try his hands on R&B and a bit of gospel songs, when he realized he wasn’t gaining the audience he wanted, he made a switch to popular demand of the crowd and came out with his hit banging song KUKERE, a song that shot him to limelight and put him on the pulpit of top Nigerian musicians till date.
He is the co-owner of Made Men Music Group alongside his manager Ubi Franklin, a record label housing artists such as Tekno, Selebobo and Baci.
My Story, Iyanya’s debut album was released in 2011. It was supported by the singles “No Time” and “Love Truly”. Desire, his second studio album, contained the singles “Kukere”, “Ur Waist”, “Flavour”, “Sexy Mama”, and “Jombolo”. He won the Artist of the Year award at The Headies 2013.
Iyanya has partnered with artistes such as Don Jazzy, KCee, Harrysong, Flavour, Emma Nyra D’Tunes Tekno Selebobo Baci Wizkid D’banj M.I Vector Flavour N’abania May D and Tiwa Savage. He is sure one of the raves of the moment.
Iyanya: Biography In Summary
|REAL NAME||Iyanya Onoyom Mbuk|
|DATE OF BIRTH||October 31st 1986|
|GENRE OR MUSIC||Afro pop music, Rhythm and blues|
|ARTISTES ASSOCIATED WITH||Emma Nyra, D’Tunes, Tekno Miles, Wizkid, D’banj, M.I, Flavour N’abania, Tiwa Savage|
|NET WORTH||13Million US Dollars|
Iyanya: Net Worth, House And Cars
Iyanya: Net Worth
Iyanya is a baller! little wonder why he wore the T-Shirt crested Baller during his birthday at his crib.
First to come was the long-awaited MTN endorsement deal. Iyanya, a reliable source said, pocketed all of N60 million as an ambassador to Telecom giant MTN Nigeria,
Second was the Zinox Computer Group which he exclusively reported that his endorsement deal with the giant computer company was worth 165million Naira which includes having Iyanya’s songs on all their computers and appearing on TV commercials and billboards for the next one year, though renewable should there be no hitches.
And to put icing on the cake, in October 2015, alongside his manager (Ubi Franklin) Iyanya signed yet another endorsement deal with Solo phone which made the “Your Waist” crooner $230,000 richer with a band new Prado jeep as part of his perks of office as Solo Phones ambassador. Solo Phones is an international phone accessories with company presence across the Nigeria.
This makes Iyanya’s net worth 13Million US Dollars in 2016, which translates to almost 5Billion Naira.
Iyanya: House and Cars
Iyanya is a man with flavour, he acquired a duplex worth over 150million Naira according to an insider, Iyanya is a sucker for exotic cars, he shows off his 4 wheels on social media sites and platforms. He is an proponent of Flaunt it if you’ve got it slogan. Iyanya is one of Nigeria’s artistes with the highet numbr of cars. In 2013, as part of a new year gift to himself, Iyanya acquires four (4) powerful and elegant cars for himself, which includes 2 Range Rovers Evogue Sports Utility Vehicle costing 13million Naira each which makes it 26million Naira, 1 Mercedes Benz 2013 E-350 worth 22million Naira, and 1 BMW X-6 worth 17million Naira, one Bentley Continental GT worth 18million Naira, one Black Land Cruiser Prado SUV worth 16.5million and one 2012 Aston Martin Vanquish worth 18.5million Naira. The total worth of Iyanya’s cars cost a whooping 116.5million Naira!
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