Nigeria insider brings you Jidenna’s net worth. A lot of his fans have wondered how much this amazing artist is worth. Over the years, Jidenna has been able to accumulate wealth through music. We are going to give you the details of Jidenna’s net worth: source of income, businesses, lifestyle, family, cars, and many more.
Like other Nigerian musicians, Jidenna makes his money from performances, endorsement deals, ambassadorial deals, and investment in music, collaborations, streams, video views and several other sources. Our criteria for ranking net worth is closely related to that of Forbes.
Who is Jidenna?
Born May 4, 1985, Jidenna Theodore Mobisson professionally and popular known as Jidenna, is a Nigerian-American singer, song writer, actor, record producer and a philanthropist.
He was born to a Nigerian father (academic) named Oliver Mobisson and an American mother named Tama Mobisson (accountant).
Jidenna lived his early life in Nigeria until the family moved to the United States when he was 6 years old. He lived his formative live in Massachusetts.
Jidenna’s music career originally started at an early stage during his high school days. He co-founded a defunct rap grouped named Black Spadez and began producing, arranging and writing. Jidenna released his first album with Black Spadez as their final project at Milton Academy, where Jidenna graduated in 2003.
He proceeded to Stanford University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity.
Right after university, he pursued his music career whiles working as a teacher. He is signed to Monaes Wondaland Records and music distributed through Epic Records. Other notable artists on this record label include Roman GianArthur, St. Beauty, Deep Cotton and Janelle Monae, owner of the record label.
Jidenna’s Net Worth 2021
He is estimated to be worth a million dollars ($1 M) as of 2020.
Jidenna’s Source of Income and endorsements
How does Jidenna make his money? As a professional and full time musician, Jidenna makes about 80% of his salary from music. He makes money from music business via the following avenues:
- Spotify, YouTube and other online streams
- Paid subscriptions
- Performances and tours
- Local and international collaborations
- Endorsement deals
- Ambassadorial deals
- Album sales
- Music and record sales
- Song writing
Jidenna’s songs have had massive airplay majorly in the United States which earns him royalties. He’s also had international recognition from countries such as Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, South Africa, amongst others.
He’s had collaborations with top musicians from Africa such as Sarkodies, Maleek Berry, Quavo, amongst others. Collaborations is also a means by which Jidenna makes income.
Recognitions and accolades
Due to his massive performance in the music industry, he’s been greatly recognized in international media.
In September 2016, Jidenna was featured in an episode of the Netflix original series Luke Cage. Season 1 episode 5, “Just to Get a Rep”, opens with Jidenna performing “Long Live the Chief” at the fictitious Harlem’s Paradise. He performed “Long Live the Chief” and “Little Bit More” with a full band on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah in October 2016. Jidenna guest starred on Insecure in the episodes “Thirsty as Fuck,” and “Shady as Fuck,” which aired in November 2016.
As a professional musician, Jidenna’s albums, songs and records are his major assets. He lives in a plush mansion in Brooklyn in the United States. He is also known to love fashion and luxurious lifestyle. Jidenna’s net worth has made it possible for him to live his kind of life.
Jidenna got nominated for the Grammy Awards in 2016 for the Best Rap/Sung Collaboration. Below is a list of all the awards won by this amazing artist.
- Best New Artist – 2015 Soul Train Awards
- Song of the Year (Classic Man featuring Roman GianArthur) – 2015 Soul Train Awards
- Best Dance Performance (Yoga with Janelle Monae) – 2015 Soul Train Music Awards
Family and Lifestyle
Much is not known about the musician’s relationship life. As at the time of writing this article, Jidenna is single and looking forward to meet his wife.