Omoniyi Temidayo Raphael better known by his stage name, Zlatan is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, rapper, and dancer. He rose into prominence after the release of his 2017 single “My Body” where he collaborated with the YBNL Records boss, Olamide. He later got a record deal with Alleluyah Boiz Entertainment (A.B.E) in 2018. He is currently one the richest artists in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of about $2 million
ZLATAN IBILE PROFILE
|Full Name||Omoniyi Temidayo Raphael|
|Stage Name||Zlatan Ibile or Zlatan|
|Profession||singer, songwriter, and rapper|
|Date of Birth||19 December 1994|
|Place of Birth||Ilorin, Kwara State|
|Genre||Afrobeat, Hip Hop|
|Record Label||Zanku Records|
|Social Media||Instagram, Twitter and Facebook|
|Album||Zanku (2019), Resan|
|Current City||Lagos, Nigeria|
|Years Active||2017 till date|
|Education||Studied Business Administration in Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY)|
|Net Worth||$2 million|
Zlatan Ibile Early Life And Education
Zlatan was born and bred in Ilorin, Kwara State Nigeria, but has family roots in Ekiti state. He was born on 19 December 1994 in Ilorin, Kwara state where he had his basic education. Upon completion of his secondary school, he decided to go into music. He later moved to Ogun state where he had National Diploma in Business Administration in Moshood Abiola University (Mapoly) in Ogun State. While in Mapoly, Zlatan won the “One Mic Campus Tour” music competition that was proudly sponsored by Airtel. He started gaining attention after the release of the Olamide-featured track titled “My Body” in 2017.
Zlatan Ibile Musical Career
While in secondary school, Zlatan had a plan of becoming a music artist. After completing secondary school, he decided to focus on his music dream. He often went to a music show and was fond of violating the house rules. In 2017, he released “My Body” where he featured Olamide, this was when his fame and glory started. In 2018, Zlatan got a call from Lawrence Irabor a co-owner of Alleluyah Boiz Entertainment(ABE) and got signed into the record label. In 2018, he rose into prominence after he got featured alongside Lil Kesh in Chinko Ekun’s hit single “Able God”. Zlatan dropped a hit single “Zanku” (Legwork) and was followed by the popular dance pattern “Zanku” which stands for “Zlatan Abeg No Kill Us”. In 2019, he got featured by Burna Boy on a track “Killin Dem” that was fetched from Burna Boy’s album “African Giant”. Killin Dem music video was accompanied by Zlatan’s dance pattern “Zanku” and got a million views on YouTube days after it was released. He was arrested alongside Naira Marley for alleged fraud by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) after he got featured by Naira Marley on “Am I A Yahoo Boy”.
Zlatan Endorsement Deals
- In September 2019, Zlatan signed an endorsement deal with the popular soft drink company, Coca Cola Company which earned him several millions of Naira.
- Zlatan has also bagged endorsement deals with casino and lotto company, “Lotto9ja” and the popular Bitcoin guru, Patricia.
Zlatan Net Worth
Having gained fame, collaborations and endorsement deals, Zlatan net worth according to Forbes is estimated to worth $2 million.
Zlatan Record Label
On 1 January 2019 Zlatan officially announced his record label “Zanku Records” with no artist signed. On 11 of February, as he celebrated his 25th birthday, Zlatan announced three artists on his record label, Papisnoop, Oberz and Jamopyper, alongside a music producer “Rexxie”, a video director ” Visionary Pictures and Zlatan’s manager “Jiggy”.
Zlatan Cars And House
Zlatan Ibile is a fan of luxury cars. Here is a list of Zlatan’s cars.
- Range Rover
2. Mercedes-Benz G 63 AMG
3. The next on our list is his luxurious automobile Bentley Benteyga
4. This is another of Zlatan’s exotic cars Mercedes-Benz CLA
- Mercedes-Benz C-Class
In 2019, Zlatan took to his Instagram page to celebrate his new crib he bought in Lekki, Lagos state Nigeria, he bought two cars the same day. According to him, he planned to purchase another house in Eko Atlantic in 2020.
Zlatan Awards And Nominations
- Rookie of the Year; by City People Music Awards in 2018 –>> Nominated
- Next Rated; by The Headies in 2019 –>>Nominated
- Best Streep Hop Artist; by The Headies in 2019 –>>(Zanku) >> Nominated
- Best Collaboration; by The Headies in 2019 (Burna Boy ft Zlatan – Killin Dem) –>> Won
- Song Of The Year; by The Headies in 2019 (Legwork)—>>> Nominated
- Best New Act; by African Muzik Magazine Awards in 2019 >>> Won
- Best Collaboration; by African Muzik Magazine Awards in 2019 (Burna Boy ft Zlatan -Killin Dem) >>>Won
- Song Of The Year; by African Muzik Magazine Awards in 2019; Won
Zlatan Songs And Albums
- Odin Yi feat. Space boi (2016)
- Omoge (2017)
- My Body Feat. David (2017)
- Jogor feat. Naira Marley and Lil Kesh (2018)
- Osanle feat. Davido (2018)
- Zanku (2018)
- Oja (2018)
- Bolanle (with IVD) 2019
- Shotan feat. Tiwa Savage (2019)
- Gbeku feat. Burna Boy (2019)
- Yeye Boyfriend (2019)
- This Year (2019)
- Unripe Pawpaw feat. Jamopyper, Papisnoop and Oberz (2020)
- The Matter (2020)
- Soro Soke (2020)
- Lagos Anthem (2020)
- Quilox (2020)
- Cho Cho feat. Mayorkun and Davido (2021).
- That Guy
- Zanku (2019)
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