Biography

Don Jazzy Biography: Networth, Age, Record Label, Assets (Much More)

Real Name Micheal Collins Ajereh
EthnicityYoruba
Net worth30 million dollars (12.2 billion naira)
Born26 November 1982 (age 38)
NationalityNigerian
OccupationArtist, Producer, Entrepreneur
Instrumentalist, Executive
Age 38
Don Jazzy Profile

Don Jazzy Biography entails the life of Micheal Collins Ajereh (Real name), detailing how he rose from a young man with nothing to his name to one of the most respected Record Label owners, businessmen, and artists.

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Early Life of DonJazzy

on November 26, 1982, in Umuahia, Abia State, Don Jazzy was bornd to Collins Enebeli Ajereh and Mrs. Ajereh. His father is from the Delta State town of Isoko. His mother is an Igbo princess from the state of Abia, while his father is an Isoko. Don Jazzy’s family relocated to Ajegunle, Lagos, where he grew up.

James Collins Enebeli, Joy Solano (married), and Charles Collins Enebeli are his three siblings. His brother Charles Enebeli, is both a singer and a businessman. The two later collaborated to develop their oil company.

Don Jazzy grew up in Ajegunle, Lagos, where his family migrated. He studied federal government at a federal government college. Don Jazzy had an early interest in music and began playing instruments such as the bass guitar and piano at the age of twelve.

Along the way, he learned about traditional and percussion instruments. He studied business management at Ambrose Alli University in Ekpoma, Edo state, after finishing secondary school.

Jazzy’s uncle invited him to play drums for a local church in London in 2000, and it was his first trip to the city. While abroad, Don Jazzy gained employment at McDonald’s as a security guard to sustain himself.

Don Jazzy Entry into the World of Music

Don Jazzy Biography: Networth, Age, Record Label, Assets (Much More)

Soon after, Jazzy met Dbanj and the pair relocated to Lagos, Nigeria, to begin their musical careers. Soon after, they launched “tongolo,” which became a nationwide success. This milestone is a significant part of Don Jazzy biography.

Mo’ Hits Records was founded by Don Jazzy and D’Banj in 2004. Don Jazzy created the albums No Long Thing and Rundown/Funk You Up during the next two years. “Thunder fire you” had also been started.

He was credited in the production of D’Banj‘s The Entertainer in 2008. He also helped to produce Wande Coal’s Mushin 2 MoHits, which has been dubbed “one of the finest albums to ever come out of Nigeria.”

Don Jazzy devised a memorable introduction around this period, “It’s Don Jazzy Again!” During this time, He built his reputation as a prominent Record producer and beatmaker in the entire country.

He did not claim to be a vocalist but would provide backing vocals for musicians he produced. D’Banj, Sauce Kid, Dr SID, Ikechukwu, Kween, D’Prince, and Jay-Z all have vocals in these performances.

Creation and Domination of Mavins Record

Don Jazzy Biography: Networth, Age, Record Label, Assets (Much More)

Don Jazzy unveiled his own record company, Mavin Records, in May 2012. This firm expanded to become one of the country’s top three record labels, as well as a significant force in Africa. Don Jazzy signed musicians to his record company over the years.

He released an album including musicians connected to his company on May 8, 2012. Amarachi, Forever, Oma Ga, Take Banana and Chocolate, YOLO, and the anthem ‘I’m a MAVIN’ were among the album’s tracks. Tiwa Savage, the singer, was soon signed to Mavin Records. To support and sell his label, Don Jazzy created the “Marvin League” social networking site. (Further entailing Don Jazzy Biography)

Learn the story of Popular Nigerian D’Banj

Here is a List of Old and New Artists Don Jazzy signed to Mavin Records

  1. D’Prince
  2. Di’Ja
  3. Reekado Banks
  4. Wande Coal
  5. Tiwa Savage
  6. Iyanya
  7. Dr SID
  8. Korede Bello
  9. Johnny Drille
  10. Ladipoe
  11. DNA
  12. Rema
  13. Crayon
  14. Ayra Starr
  15. Magixx

Working with International Artists and Producers

Don Jazzy Biography: Networth, Age, Record Label, Assets (Much More)
Don Jazzy pictured with Jay-Z and Kanye West

Kanye West hired Don Jazzy as a producer at Very Good Beatz in 2011. Lift Off, starring Beyoncé, was produced by Don Jazzy in collaboration with Jay-Z and Kanye West for the album Watch The Throne, which was released on August 8, 2011.

Don Jazzy’s Networth and Lifestyle

The Legendary producer has had a spectacular career spanning over decades. As a businessman, producer, artist, and instrumentalist, Jazzy has amassed a fortune totaling 30 million dollars (12.2 billion Naira). His immense net worth makes him rank the fourth richest artist in Africa and among the top richest artist in Nigeria. (According to Statista).

Don Jazzy’s Mansions and Cars

Don Jazzy Biography: Networth, Age, Record Label, Assets (Much More)
Don Jazzy in his new mansion

Like any other celebrities with millions, Don Jazzy likes treating himself with nice things, which include top luxurious rides and expensive mansions in Lagos state. Here is a list of all the cars the producer owns:

  • Bentley Continental Flying Spur (25 million naira)
Don Jazzy Biography: Networth, Age, Record Label, Assets (Much More)
Don Jazzy with Bentley
  • Lexus LX570 (20 million naira)
Don Jazzy Biography: Networth, Age, Record Label, Assets (Much More)
  • Toyota Prado (12 million naira)
Don Jazzy Biography: Networth, Age, Record Label, Assets (Much More)

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Other Business Ventures Jazzy Owns

As his record label grew, Don Jazzy developed immense interest in other ventures such as technology and Oil. The other business he manages has grown to be sustainable, producing commendable revenue annually. The business includes:

His first involvement was Mavin Energy Limited, which he founded with his younger brother in 2013. The firm specializes in delivering petroleum goods to homes and businesses, including diesel, gasoline, kerosene, and cooking gas.

In 2017, he launched Flobyt Wifi alongside Nigerian IT guru Dele Odufuye. Flobyt Wifi is a free wifi service that would allow Mavin music fans to stream their favorite songs at partnering venues around Lagos State.

Don Jazzy’s involvement in Movies

Don Jazzy made his Nollywood debut in Moses Inwang’s film ‘The Last 3 Digits‘ in 2012. Ali Baba, A.Y., Nonso Diobi, and Dr SID were also cast by Inwang.

Awards Won By Don Jazzy OVer the Course of His producingCareer

Being one of the best producers and beat makers in Africa, Don JAzzy has collected a lot of awards and nominations from the different awarding platforms over the years. they include:

YearAwardCategory
 2006Nigerian Music AwardsProducer of the Year
2007Nigerian Entertainment Awards Music Producer of the Year
2011 HeadiesProducer of the Year
2014HeadiesProducer of the Year
2015City People Entertainment AwardsSpecial Recognition
2015 HeadiesSpecial Recognition
List of awards won by Don Jazzy

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FAQ About Don Jazzy

Is Don Jazzy Married?

Currently no. But he recently revealed that he was married a long time ago when he was just 22 years old. Unfortunately, the marriage did not last as they got divorced after 2 years. Don Jazzy accepts that the divorce is his fault because he focused all his time and effort on his music career,and it voids him of maintaining a relationship.

Is Don Jazzy Married to Rihanna?

No. He usually jokes about it on his social media platform, but the reality is they might have not even met before.

What is Don Jazzy’s Networth?

According to Statista, He is currently estimated to be worth 30 million dollars (12.2 billion naira).

How Old is Don Jazzy?

Don Jazzy is currently 36 years old.

Is Don Jazzy single?

Yes. The producer hasn’t revealed to the public that he is currently dating anyone. However, he does make it clear that he is not interested in dating anyone for now.

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