|Date of Birth:
|November 26, 1982 - January 1, 1970 (41 years old)
|Singer, Songwriter, Record producer, Musician, Entrepreneur
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What is Don Jazzy’s Net Worth?
Don Jazzy is a Nigerian record producer, comedian, musician, and business magnate who has a net worth of $10 million. Nigerian music producer Don Jazzy is better known by his stage name. He founded Mavin Records and serves as its CEO. Along with D’banj, Don Jazzy shared ownership of the now-defunct Mo’ Hits Records record company.
The son of Collins Enebeli Ajereh and Mrs. Ajereh, Don Jazzy was born Michael Collins Ajereh on November 26, 1982, in Umuahia, Abia State. His family later relocated to Ajegunle, Lagos, where Don Jazzy was nurtured.
He received his education at Federal Government College Lagos, a college preparatory high school. Slightly earlier, Don Jazzy had musical talents, and at the age of 12, he started learning to play the bass guitar and the piano.
Additionally, he learned about folk and musical instrument. Don Jazzy enrolled at Ambrose Alli University in Ekpoma, Edo State to study business management. His first trip to London was in 2000 when Jazzy’s uncle asked him to perform the drums for a nearby church there.
Don Jazzy was hired as a security officer at McDonald’s.
Together with D’Banj, Don Jazzy founded Mo’ Hits Records in 2004. Don Jazzy recorded the albums No Long Thing and Rundown/Funk You Up during the course of the following two years.
Around this time, Don Jazzy started using the phrase “It’s Don Jazzy Again!” as his opening. In 2008, Don Jazzy received credit for helping D’Banj produce The Entertainer.
The album Mushin 2 MoHits by Wande Coal, which has been hailed as one of the best to come out of Nigeria, was also produced with his help. Despite not claiming to be a vocalist, Don Jazzy provided backup vocals for the musicians he produced.
There are vocals by D’Banj, Sauce Kid, Dr. SID, Ikechukwu, Kween, D’Prince, and Jay-Z among these performances. Don Jazzy and D’Banj announced their split in March 2012, claiming creative disagreements as the reason.
Kanye West hired Don Jazzy as a composer at Very Good Beatz in 2011. On the record Watch The Throne, which was launched on August 8, 2011, Don Jazzy collaborated with Jay-Z and Kanye West to produce the song Lift Off, which features Beyoncé.
Don Jazzy and D’Banj officially ended their relationship in March 2012, citing creative differences. Don Jazzy unveiled Mavin Records, a new record label, on May 7, 2012. In the shortest amount of time, he said, Mavin Records would become the dominant force in African music.
He published an album on May 8th, 2012, including the performers on his label. The album contained the songs “Amarachi,” “Forever,” “Oma Ga,” “Take Banana and Chocolate,” “YOLO,” and the anthem “I’m a MAVIN.” The vocalist, Tiwa Savage, was signed by Mavin Records.
To support and promote his record company, Don Jazzy created the “Marvin League” social media platform. Ajereh and artist Wande Coal had a disagreement on November 5, 2013, and Coal departed the label two days later.
Arise, a song written and performed by Ajereh, Reekado Banks, and Di’Ja is a social activist song from Nigeria that was released in September 2014. Ajereh and Olamide got into a fight during the 2015 Headies Awards.
They argued about who ought to have received the “Next Rated” honor. Reekado Banks, the artist for Ajereh, defeated Lil Kesh of YBNL Records. The prize winner got an automobile. Following the incident, both parties conveyed their regrets.
Don Jazzy said Reekado Banks is still a member of the family and wished him nothing but luck in his profession. He also congratulated him for his time with Mavin Records. He registered Rema in 2019 and Ayra Starr to the Mavins Record Label the following year in 2020.
He revealed the existence of Magixx in 2021. The Last 3 Digits, a 2012 Nollywood film directed by Moses Inwang, featured Don Jazzy. Ali Baba, Y, Nonso Diobi, and Dr. SID were also produced by Inwang.
In 2003, Don Jazzy wed Michelle Jackson. He asserts that they split up approximately two years after being married because of problems that they both faced as a consequence of his ambition.
But he has no immediate plans to be married again out of concern that his devotion to and love for music would offend someone once more. D’Prince is the younger brother of Ajereh. He shared the news of his mother’s passing on Instagram in July 2022.
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