Don Jazzy’s bio and net worth: How has he become famous?


Michael Collins Ajereh, popularly known as Don Jazzy or Don Baba J, is a Nigerian record producer, singer, songwriter, entrepreneur and philanthropist. He co-founded the now-defunct record label Mo’ Hits Records in 2004. Following the closure of Mo’ Hits record label, Don Jazzy set up Mavin Records. What else do we know about this hitmaker.

Don Jazzy’s biography How old is Don Jazzy? Don Jazzy was born Michael Collins Ajereh on 26 November 1982. As of 2023, Don Jazzy’s age is 40 years. Interestingly, Don Jazzy and his father share a birthday.

Where is Don Jazzy from? The hitmaker was born in Umuahia, Abia State, but he hails from Isoko in Delta State. His late mother is an Igbo princess from Abia state, while Don Jazzy’s father, Collins Enebeli, is from Isoko.

Don Jazzy began his music career in Nigeria in the early 2000s. He has been involved in several business ventures, including Flobyt free WiFi services.

The artist has three siblings: James Collins Enebeli, Joy Solano and Charles Collins Enebeli. His brother, Charles Enebeli, is also a musician and businessman popularly known as D’Prince. Educational background He attended the co-educational high school and is also an alumnus of Federal Government College, Lagos. He has a degree in Business Management from Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma.

Don Jazzy found an interest in music early in life. In fact, it is reported that he started playing the drums before the age of 4 and at age 12, he began to play the bass guitar. He also gained knowledge of traditional and percussion instruments.

In 2000, Jazzy visited London when his uncle invited him to play the drums for the local church. While in London, Don Jazzy gained employment at McDonald’s as a security guard. He continued nurturing his interest in music, associating with Solek, JJC, Kas, The 419 Squad and D’Banj. He then learnt how to produce from Emeka Infiniti at O-Town Record company.

Mo’ Hits Records Inspired, he started planning on opening his own record label. Thanks to his business management education, along with experience in watching professionals, he partnered with D’Banj in 2004 to establish Mo’ Hits Records. Mo’ Hits became such a success that in two years, Don Jazzy had already wrapped up two albums, No Long Thing and Rundown/Funk You Up, and was on the third, Curriculum Vitae. In 2008, he was credited with the production of The Entertainer. He also contributed to the production of Wande Coal’s Mushin 2 MoHits.

Although Don Jazzy did not take credit as a singer, he performed background vocals for the artists he produced, including D’Banj, Sauce Kid, Dr SID, Ikechukwu, Kween, D’Prince, and Jay-Z. In 2011, Don Jazzy was employed by Kanye West as a producer at Very Good Beatz. Here, he worked with Jay-Z and Kanye West on the production of Lift Off, featuring Beyoncé on the album Watch The Throne, released on 8 August 2011. In March 2012, Don Jazzy and D’Banj abandoned their partnership, citing artistic differences.

Mavin Records On 7 May 2012, Jazzy announced a new record label, Mavin Records. He said, I see Mavin Records being the power house of Music in Africa in the shortest possible time. The label has signed talented artists such as Dr.SID, D’Prince, Korede Bello, Reekado Banks, Di’ja, Poe, Jonny Drille, and the DNA twins.

How rich is Don Jazzy? According to Celebrity Net Worth, Don Jazzy’s net worth is alleged to be $10 million. He has made his net worth majorly from his music career and other business ventures.

The hitmaker has property on Banana Island, an artificial island that lies beside the Lagos shore. His mansion in this location is said to be valued at around ₦150M. He also has another property nicknamed Lekki Office in Lekki.

Is Don Jazzy married? The Nigerian singer is currently single. He was married to Michelle Jackson in 2003, but the couple split two years later. The singer does not intend to marry again because he is afraid that his love and passion for music may again damage someone’s feelings.

How tall is Don Jazzy? Don Jazzy’s height is 6 feet (182 centimetres), and he weighs 198 pounds (90 kilograms). He has black hair and eyes. Don Jazzy is undeniably one of the biggest names in the Nigerian entertainment industry, but his fame does not stop there. He is well-known all over the world for his excellent music-producing skills.

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