Peruzzi: Who he is
Peruzzi, a musician, and songwriter is popularly recognized as a part of Davido’s DWM crew and featured in “Amaka disappoint me”, a hit song by 2baba. He has been in the limelight for a while, and as such, Naijauto.com will be taking you through Peruzzi’s biography, net worth, and cars in this article!
Peruzzi is one of Nigeria's upcoming stars destined to go far
Peruzzi’s net worth
An estimated and average report has revealed that Peruzzi is worth about $1,000,000 (₦380,000,000). What he does primarily as a source of income is to write songs and sing them. Like many of richest musicians in Nigeria, this brings him an income in the hundreds of thousands of dollars.
When allegations trailing his breach of contract with his previous boss came up around January 2019, he was reported to have bought a car and house. Peruzzi went ahead to post pictures of his new ride and house on Instagram.
He was surrounded in the picture by some of the DMW crew members and people ignored it until Davido congratulated him via his account. Where exactly the house is on the Island, people do not know but it is sure to be on the Island in Lagos.
Peruzzi greeted his new house with lots of fanfare in SM
The car reported to have been bought by him was not disclosed but when a closer look was taken at it, it was revealed to be a Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 4Matic, white specifically. Some specs of the Mercedes Benz GLS 450 4matic are:
- All Wheel Drive
- 6 cylinder engine
- It is turbocharged
- Electric I-6/ Turbo Gas inter-cooled engine
- 3.0 L/183 displacement
- 362@1600 RPM Torque
- 362@5500 RPM horsepower
- Automatic w/OD transmission
- 39.4 turning diameter
- 4-Wheel ABS
- 4-Wheel Disc Brakes
- Traction control
- Child safety locks
- Electronic stability control
- Brake Assist
- Auto-Leveling Headlights
- Est-Hwy 23 MPG Fuel Economy
- Est-Hwy 19 MPG Fuel Economy
- Driver Lumbar
- Passenger Lumbar
- Handsfree Communication Operator
- Apple CarPlay
- MP3 player
- Auxiliary Audio Input
- HD Radio
- AM/FM Stereo
- Satellite Radio
- Smart Device Integration
- 7 passenger capacity
- Passenger Vanity Mirror
- Electrochromic rearview mirror
- Keyless Start
- Back-up Camera
- Cruise Control
- Compact Spare Tire
- Pressure Monitoring System for Tires
- Wheel locks (optional)
- privacy Glass
It is quite an appealing car to start with.
Peruzzi poses with his new Mercedes Benz GLS 450 4matic
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With his real name being Tobechukwu Victor Okoh, he was born on the 5th day of December 1990. He is recognized as a Nigerian singer and musician who hails from Imo state in Nigeria.
Peruzzi had professional parents.i.e. his father, an engineer, and his mother, a nurse. He is the only male child and doubles as the last born of the family.
He had his primary school in Egbeda, at Lerato Primary school, and had his secondary education at Command secondary school in Ikeja, Lagos State. After this secondary education, he decided to have further studies abroad. This made him travel to Ukraine in pursuit of a first degree in Medicine and Surgery at the Odesa State National University.
He, however, didn’t complete his studies as he opted for music and dropped out in year five due to the loss of his passport. It was recorded in his profile that he was combining studio work and his education and was balancing it well.
He then relocated to Nigeria to pursue his music squarely. He is a cousin to Davido’s fiancé, Chioma, who also happens to be the mother of his son. By the way check out this story about Peruzzi's famous cousin-in-law: Davido's house and the car is second-to-none among Nigerian musicians.
Peruzzi can be reached on social media on @peruzzi _ vibes on Instagram and @peruzzi_VIBES on Twitter. He makes use of his social media handles a lot.
Peruzzi and Davido hang out together
Peruzzi's music career
He began his music career at the age of seven when his father bought him a piano. His parents were practicing Christians so he could only practice with Christian music. He stopped music for a while and focused on education.
At this point, his friends discovered his talent and set up a performance for him on a valentine's day occasion where he performed effortlessly.
Peruzzi was signed up to Davido’s group, DMW (Davido Music Worldwide) where he has released singles like 'Mata', 'Aje', and 'Mind' among others.
He was formerly known as TC Peruzzi.
On his joining this group, he released “MAJESTY” where he featured Cee-c who happened to be a runner-up in Big Brother Naija 2018 edition. This trended for a while and he continued to collab with artists on hit songs in Nigeria.
Some features of his work: Back in 2018, he released a wonderful EP called “Heartwork”. His biggest exposure was when he got featured on 2Baba’s “Amaka disappoint me”.
Peruzzi's affluence allows him to enjoy some trappings of success
Peruzzi before DMW
Before going to to DMW, he worked with Anyaene Patrick (who was from Golden Boys Entertainment) on “For your Pocket” where he then featured LK Kuddy. Through the video of this song on Snapchat, he was noticed by Davido. Davido then invited him and it all began fully till now.
He got nominated for an award at the Headies under the “Next Rated Artiste” and also “Rookie of the Year” at the Headies in 2018.
Peruzzi's breach of contract saga
A controversy shot up between Peruzzi and his former boss, Golden Boys Entertainment’s Anyaene Patrick. The latter accused the former of a breach of contract. He laid claims that when Peruzzi got signed to DMW, he was still signed under GBE. As said his former boss, Peruzzi was owing GBE millions of naira, a claim that Peruzzi has faulted, saying it was just chicken change.
It was not cleared eventually. A few days later, Peruzzi got himself a house and a car.
He has released few hit singles like “For your pocket”, "Tatashe," and "Mata". He is said to have a unique music style known as “UrbanAfroVibe”. This originates from his flexibility as well as his versatility. It is also believed that if he continues on this path, he will be the first and only one of this kind.
His list of recorded music is:
- Amaka (2018): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T5gxF5f7uu0
- Champion Lover (in 2018): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MHeU-KkEHDs
- Majesty (2018): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0OMgS3wNoog
- Did You (2018): https://www.shazam.com/track/453268632/did-you
- Dina (2018): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kqK4C3MCz_8
- Run am (2018): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cOaVoYCKn4U
- Craze (2018): https://www.shazam.com/track/453268635/craze
- Sangbana (2018): https://www.shazam.com/track/453268629/sangbana
- Try (2018): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sFnOxK_WrAk
- For your pocket (2018): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mb5yRlSikT8
- Bleed (2019): https://www.shazam.com/track/453268636/bleed
- Six 30 featuring Davido (2019): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QQfly4lgHIg
- Nana (2019): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9hWNqPunxWY
Peruzzi's wards are not hard to find. They are:
- City people Music Award, 2018, Rookie of the Year
- Top Naija Music Award, 2018, Best Collaboration with A list Artiste
- (Nominated) for Soundcity MVP Awards, 2018, Best New Artiste of the Year.
See the moment Peruzzi showed friends his new house in the video:
Nigerian Singer, Peruzzi, Acquires A New House, Shows It Off
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