Don Jazzy Biography – The title of a “Don” isn’t one that is answered by all, as the title is befitting for those that are wealthy, rich, and upright while some are just been called some are actually living the “Don” life and one of such people is Michael Collins Ajereh popularly called Don Jazzy. It is no doubt that he is one of the richest musicians here in Nigeria and also earned a place in the Forbes list for the richest musician in Africa.
What can a man who brought the Nigerian music industry new waves of inspiration have in his garage? Check out Don Jazzy Biography, net worth, cars, house, and music career!
1. Don Jazzy Biography – Who is Don Jazzy?
Don Jazzy smiling
Michael Collins Ajerah, Don jazzy‘s real name, is a record producer, a singer, songwriter, and a businessman.
Don Jazzy’s Age
Don Jazzy Biography – The musician was born on 26 November 1982. He is now 38 years old.
He was born in Umuahia, Abia State but his family later moved to Ajegunle, Lagos State where he was raised up. His mother is a native of Abia State while Don Jazzy’s father is from Isoko, Delta State.
Ever wondered what legacy the music has left for the future generation to take as an example of hard work? Don Jazzy Biography, net worth, cars, house, and successful career will be all revealed in this article. Keep reading!
Don Jazzy’s family
Don Jazzy Biography – Don Jazzy has done an excellent job in hiding his family from the media since the beginning of his career.
Not much is known of his family members, except for his popular brother D’Prince.
His brown-skinned mom lives in Ireland, Dublin precisely, a princess from Abia who met and married Don’s father an Isoko from Delta State.
Don Jazzy having a laugh with his lovely mom
Their union was blessed with four children (3 sons and 1 daughter). Don’s sister is happily married with four children and living abroad.
Don Jazzy with his parents and siblings
2. Don Jazzy’s net worth
The music producer is one of the richest and most successful in Nigeria and even in West Africa. He is the second richest musician in Nigeria who has other businesses apart from music. Don Jazzy ‘s net worth is about $95 Million or 37 billion Naira.
Don Jazzy is worth about ₦37 Billion
3 Don Jazzy’s music
- D’banj – No Long Thing (2005)
- D’banj – RunDown Funk U Up (2006)
- D’banj – The Entertainer (2008)
- Mo’ Hits All Stars – (2007)
- Anaconda 3:34
- Booty Call 5:13
- Close To You 3:43
- Hey Girl 5:08
- Igbe Mi 5:40
- Masquerade 4:02
- No Long Thing 3:15
- Ololufe (Club Mix) 4:21
- Stop The Violence 6:37
- Why Me (Remix) 5:16
- Jasi 2:50
- Wande Coal – Mushin2Mohits (2008)
- I Know U Like It 3:10
- You Bad 4:05
- Se Na Like This 4:12
- Kiss Ur Hands 3:54
- Confused 4:20
- Se Ope 3:22
- Now It’s All Gone 4:24
- Bumper 2 Bumper 3:44
- Who Born The Maga 3:04
- That’s Wots Up 4:42
- Bananas 3:59
- Taboo 4:24
- Jehovah 4:02
- Ololufe 4:56
- Ten Ten 3:47
- My Grind 4:48
- Been long you saw me
- Private trips
- Go low 3:50
- The kick 3:10
- Rotate 3:20
- Dr SID Turning Point (2010)
- When This Song Comes On
- Over the Moon (feat. K-Switch)
- Something About You
- Winchi Winchi (feat. Wande Coal)
- Pop something (feat. D’Banj)
- a Mi Jo (feat. Ikechukwu, M.I & eLDee)
- E Je Ka Jo (feat. D’Banj)
- Something About You (Silva Stone Remix)
- Winchi Winchi (feat. Wande Coal, Sway DaSafo & Dotstar)
- MAVINS – Solar Plexus “MAVIN Records” (2012)
- Intro by MAVINS (Michael Ajereh, Sidney Esiri)
- I’m A MAVIN by MAVINS (Michael Ajereh, Tiwatope Savage, Sidney Esiri, Wande Ojosipe, Charles Enebeli)
- Oma Ga by Tiwa Savage (Michael Ajereh, Tiwatope Savage, Sidney Esiri, Wande Ojosipe)
- YOLO by Dr SID (Michael Ajereh, Sidney Esiri)
- See Me Ri by Wande Coal (Michael Ajereh, Sidney Esiri, Wande Ojisipe, Towa Ojosipe)
- Take Banana by D’PRINCE (Michael Ajereh, Charles Enebeli)
- CPR by Dr SID (Michael Ajereh, Sidney Esiri)
- Forever by Wande Coal (Michael Ajereh, Sidney Esiri, Wande Ojosipe, Towa Ojosipe)
- Why You Over There by D’PRINCE (Michael Ajereh, Charles Enebeli)
- Chocolate by Dr SID (Michael Ajereh, Sidney Esiri, Charles Enebeli)
- Pretty Girls by Wande Coal (Michael Ajereh, Wande Ojosipe)
- Amarachi by D’PRINCE (Michael Ajereh, Charles Enebeli)
- Outro by MAVINS (Michael Ajereh, Sidney Esiri)
Singles with Mo’ Hits artists
- I like What I See (feat. Wande Coal)
- Ooze (feat. D’Banj)
- Give It To me (feat. D’Banj)
- Tongolo (2005)
- Soko (2005)
- Mobolowowon (2005)
- Why Me (2006)
- Run Down (2006)
- Kimon (2008)
- Olorun Maje (2008)
- Gbono Feli (2008)
- Entertainer (2008)
- Suddenly (2008)
- Fall in Love (2008)
- Igwe (2008)
- Mr Endowed (2010)
- I do This
- Scape Goat (2010)
- ashanti (2010)
- Mr Endowed (Remix) (feat. Snoop Dogg) (2010)
- Oliver Twist (2011)
- Bumper 2 Bumper
- You Bad
- Kiss Your Hand
- Who Born the Maga
- Been Long You Saw Me (feat. Don Jazzy) (2011)
- Go Low (2011)
- Something About You (2009)
- Winchi winchi (2009)
- Pop Something(feat. D’Banj)
- Over The Moon (2010)
- Chocolate West African Remix (ft Ice Prince Sarkodie Elom Adablah Lynxxx)
- Chocolate East African Remix (ft Musik Maestro)
- Lady Don Dada
- Love Mine
- Baby Tornado
- Baby Tornado Remix (ft Alexandra burke)
- Surulere (ft Don Jazzy)
- Ten Ten
Singles with other artists
- Darey – Escalade part 2
- Darey – Stroke Me
- Shank – Never Felt
- Naeto C – Asewo
- Ikechukwu – Like You (feat. Wande Coal)
- Ikechukwu – Wind am well (feat. Don Jazzy and D’Banj)
- Ikechukwu – Do (feat. D’Banj)
- Ikechukwu – All on Me
- Ikechukwu – Critical (feat. D’Banj)
- Ikechukwu – Now is the time (feat. Don Jazzy)
- Sauce Kid – Under G
- Kanye West & Jay-Z – Lift Off (feat. Beyoncé)
- Weird MC – Ijoya
Don Jazzy in the studio with psquare
In March 2012, Don Jazzy and D’banj ended their partnership bringing an end to Mo’ Hits. A few months later, Don Jazzy announced his new record label ‘Mavin Records’ to the world. Since then, the label is home to pronounced artists such as Tiwa Savage, Iyanya, Wande Coal, D’Prince, etc.
Don Jazzy and his Mavin Records Artists
Don Jazzy Biography And Don Jazzy’s Awards
Don’s illustrious career spanning up to 15 years has seen him win numerous awards, some of which are:
- Nigerian Music Awards (2006) – Producer of the Year.
- Nigerian Entertainment Awards (2007) – Music Producer of the year.
- The Headies 2011 – Producer of the Year for Over The Moon, Mr. Endowed and pop something.
- The Headies 2014 – Producer of the Year for Dorobucci.
- City People Entertainment Award (2015) – special recognition award.
Aside from derserving awards throughout his career, Don Jazzy was credited and respected for his work with international star. One of such example is his work put into the production of Kanye West’s song Lift Off on the album Watch the Throne.
4. Don Jazzy’s Cars and houses
Don Jazzy’s Cars
Don Jazzy’s Garage contains the most luxurious car models we can find on earth just like how famous musicians often use their money for. Check out the list below:
Black Cadillac Escalade
Don Jazzy boldly has his name written on this bulky but solid vehicle, worth ₦26 Million. The Cadillac Escalade delivers top performance figures with its 420 hp 6.2-liter V8 engine which gives off that unique Escalade sound.
The car is bulky and is unsurprisingly 17 feet in overall length and just about 5500 pounds curb weight.
The Escalade is a well-built SUV with quality as a priority with genuine leather materials and natural wood trims lining the interior, as well as massaging and heated seats to cap it off.
The vehicle is also built with top tech features like the wireless device charging system, high-speed connectivity using wifi hotspot, standard Apple Carplay, and Android Auto.
The safety features include a 360-degree camera, an active park assist, a rear-seat occupant reminder, forward collision warning, with an automatic braking system, etc. Don Jazzy Biography
The ₦26 Million Cadilac Escalade puts on a custom number plate reading Don Jazzy
Bentley Continental Flying Spur
Don Jazzy also owns a ₦70 Million Bentley Continental Flying Spur which comes with a 616hp W12 configuration engine that utilizes an All Wheel Drive power train and an eight-speed automatic transmission system.
The Bentley Flying Spur’s interior is just grand and bespoke with quality leather covering up the seats and pore wood trims lining up the cabin.
His Bentley Continental Flying Spur, however, carrying the license plate reading Mavin, his record label
Don Jazzy’s Bentley comes with a touchscreen infotainment system and other amazing technologies like the digital tv tuner, screen for back seat, 11-speaker Naim sound system.
Jazzy’s Bentley comes with a 616hp W12 configuration engine and an AWD powertrain
Range Rover Sport
Don Jazzy owns a black Range Rover which he got for ₦23 Million.
The vehicle is an outstanding luxurious vehicle with a spectacular cabin that is not just captivating but is made low-pitched with concurrent surfaces.
The SUV is built with a 5-liter supercharged all-aluminum V8 Jaguar engine that delivers nothing less than 510HP. Again, the piece is built with technology that fits the class, like the speed-sensitive steering system, the active cruise control, the forward alert system complemented with a front bumper radar which assists in spotting vehicles ahead, as well as adjust the vehicles speed to match the prevailing condition on the road.
Don Jazzy’s Range Rover has amazing safety features some of which include adaptive cruise control, lane-departure warning, blind-spot monitoring, automatic high beams, lane keep assist, perpendicular park assist, etc.
Porsche 911 Carrera
Don jazzy also owns a two-door, 2+2 high-performance rear-engine Porsche Carrera GTS sports car which cost him ₦32 Million.
This is one of the most expensive pieces in Don Jazzy’s car collection reaching a top speed of 190mph and accelerating from 0-62mph in just 4.6 seconds. Placed in the rear of this endearing vehicle is a twin-turbo 3-liter six-cylinder engine that delivers a 443HP and 390 lb-ft torque using an eight-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission.
The vehicle interior reeks of affluence and luxury with standard safety features like knee airbags, side-impact airbags, anti-lock brakes, stability control, seat belt pre-tensioners, overhead airbags, etc.
Don Jazzy owns a two-door Porsche Carrera 911 worth ₦32 Million
Don Jazzy’s car collection
1 Cadillac Escalade
2 Bentley Continental Flying Spur
3 Range Rover Sport
4 Porsche 911 Carrera
5 Don Jazzy’s Houses
As one of the richest celebrities in Africa, it is not surprising for Don jazzy to have lots of other luxuries.
He owns a mansion worth 150 million nairas in Banana Island, Lagos. The respected musician also owns another mansion in Lekki which he calls his ‘Lekki office’, he got this mansion for 160 million naira.
Don Jazzy’s Banana Island Mansion is reportedly worth over ₦150 Million
6 Don Jazzy’s private jet
For long, it has been rumored that Don Jazzy owns a private Jet but till the moment there has not been any confirmation. Unsurprisingly too, the music mogul has been fueling the rumors by posting private jet photos, to tease the media and his numerous fans all the more.
Don Jazzy has been teasing his fans with private jet photos
7 Don Jazzy Marriage Life
Don Jazzy Reveals What happened To His First Marriage – Nigerian singer, Don Jazzy has disclosed how he got married to his bestfriend at 20years old and got divorced at 22.
In a recent post on Instagram, Don Jazzy narrated his story of how he married Michelle at 20, and divorced at 22 due to his addiction to music.
“For so long everyone keeps asking me when am I getting married? Well truth is almost 18 years ago I was 20 and I got married to my best friend Michelle @yarnstaswitch and it was beautiful. I loved love and I loved marriage. Michelle is soooo beautiful inside and outside with such a soft heart. But then me being so young and full of dreams I went and fucked it up cos I was giving all my time to my Music.
With his music career spanning across the history of the modern Nigerian music industry, the producer has built himself a legacy for the future generations to remember now and very long after Don Jazzy Biography,net worth, cars, house, and successful career are prime examples that prove hard work always pays off, keep trying!