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Don Jazzy Biography, Net Worth, (Forbes), Wife, And Lifestyle


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In this blog post, we will talk about everything you need to know about Don Jazzy’s net worth 2020. We will also discuss who Don Jazzy is,  Don Jazzy’s Lifestyle, his struggles, Don Jazzy’s Biography, his journey to the limelight, his personal life, Don Jazzy’s Wife, career, and family.

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Who Is Don Jazzy?

Don Jazzy is a popular Nigerian record producer, entrepreneur, and even a philanthropist. His real name is Michael Collins Ajereh. He’s a phenomenal icon in the Nigerian music industry and he founded the Mo’Hit records alongside his friend D’banj and he’s currently the CEO and mastermind behind the record label known as Mavin records.

You can say when it comes to music in Nigeria,  Don jazzy is a person not to be left outside, for his known for his talent when it comes to producing good Hit songs, albums, and even good music videos. He is popularly known as Don Baba Jay or Don Jazzy. Also, he is well-known for his hilarious tweets,  giveaway, social media philanthropy, and other public appreciated acts.

Don Jazzy’s Biography

Don Jazzy was born to a father from Delta state and from the  Isoko tribe to be precise and his mother,  a princess from Abia State. Don Jazzy’s real name is Michael Collins Ajereh and he was born on the 26th of November 1982 Umuahia, Abia State, Nigeria. His parents later moved down to Ajegunle Lagos where he was raised and attended the Federal Government College of Lagos.

In his desire, to become an icon when it comes to music, he decided to start his music career as early as possible by learning how to play the bass guitar. He later went to the Ambrose Alli University Ekpoma, Edo state where he obtained a bachelor’s degree in Business Management Studies.

In 2000, he was given an invitation from his uncle in London so, he decided to grace the invitation and went ahead to stay with his uncle in London. While in London,  he decided to become security personnel for McDonald’s, just to earn a living. This was the little beginning for the now globally-recognized producer.

Early Music Career

Don Jazzy’s early music career began in 2004 when he decided to start a record label called Mo’Hit with his friend D’banj. Under this label,  they were able to produce hit songs like “no longer”,  “on down” and even albums like the Entertainer by Dbanj, “ Mushin to Mo’Hit” by Wande Coal and acted as a backup singer for music sounds for singers like Dr. Sid,  even Jay Z, Kanye West, and Beyonce.

We can see that Don Jazzy has a humble beginning before growing into the iconic star we know him to be. When he began Mo’Hit with the Dbanj, he also began to push his popular catchphrase “its Don Jazzy again” which became his major intro in every song. Under his record label Mo’Hit, he signed artists like Wande Coal, Kayswitch, D’Prince, and others. Altogether, they were able to make nice hit songs as a group and individually.

Career 2017 To Date

Aside, from moving to London and starting a record label with Dbanji,  Don Jazzy also gave a guest appearances in a certain Nigerian movies. When Mo’Hits record label and band broke up in 2012, Don Jazzy didn’t just set back and fold his hands, he started a new label called Mavin records. He said his new record label would become one of the most recognized labels in Africa and it became one.

Under this record label, he was able to sign artists like Tiwa Savage, Reekado Banks,  Dr. Sid, Wande Coal,  Korede Bello, Dija, Ladipoe, and Johnny Drille. Together, they were able to create master hits as a group and produced beautiful songs for each of the individuals. He began with a new intro song titled “I am Mavin” to promote the label and music band.

Aside from doing that, he also started a Mavin League, which helped to promote the label.  Under the supervision of Don Jazzy,  they released songs like Surulere,  Dorobucci, Adaobi, and singles. It is also important to know that, Don Jazzy was given an invitation from Kanye West,  to work on his album “Lift off”. Which, served as a career boost for the Producer, because he was also allowed to work with Jay Z and Beyonce.


Don Jazzy being a Businessman, understood that artists will move on, to improve their career. Therefore, he has made it his job to scout for new talents and we must say he’s doing a good job at it. He has turned small artists to global stars with the likes of Reekado Banks,  Korede Bello,  Rema,  and Crayon. With the help and influence of Don Jazzy,  they have released hit songs like standard, “Godwin”, “Dumebi” and so many others.

Family And Wife

Up to this day, we can say Don Jazzy does not have a legal wife and no family of his own yet. But, we are sure that once he finds the right person he will surely settle down. It is vital to note that, he has three wonderful brothers and a sister.

How Many Children Does Don Jazzy Have?

For now, Don Jazzy does not have any kids but, when he is ready for kids,  it won’t be hard for him to be a good father.

Don Jazzy’s Net Worth

Don Jazzy is a hardworking and talented individual, which has made it possible for him to harness much wealth. He is considered one of the best producers in Africa and a very successful musician as well. All we can’t really say is how much he is worth exactly, but, speculation has it that he is worth $25million.

Don Jazzy has endorsements with brands like “Loya Milk” worth 40 million Naira, “Samsung Mobile” worth millions of Naira, “Globacom”, and even E-commerce mall “Konga”. More so his record label,  Mavin records  is said to be worth a billion naira.

Estimated net worth  $25 million
Previous net worth$10 million
First NameMichael
Last NameAjereh
ProfessionNigerian musician and producer
Age37 years
Birth SignScorpio
Date of Birth26 November 1982
Place of BirthAbia state

Don Jazzy’s Age And Height

Don Jazzy is 37 years old and will clock 38 years later this year. He was born on the 26th of November 1982. He can be considered as a tall guy, with a height of about 1.76m.

Don Jazzy’s Awards And Nomination

Being a successful producer and musician, he has received several awards and Nominations like “The Headies 2011” for the producer of the year, Nigerian Entertainment Awards,”The Headies 2014”, The City People’s Awards, The Beatz awards, and more.

Cars And Houses

As expected, Don Jazzy has a fleet of cars and mansions to his name. He has the following cars:

  • Black Cadillac Escalade (26 million Naira)
  • Bentley Continental Flying Spur (70 million Naira)
  • Range Rover Sport (23 million Naira)
  • Porsche 911 Carrera (32 million Naira)

He also, owns mansions in Banana Island, Lagos, worth 150 million Naira, another mansion in Lekki, Lagos, worth 160 million Naira.

Is Don Jazzy Dead Or Alive

Don Jazzy is very much alive and his fans hopes he lives for many years to come.

Instagram Followers

Being a man with talent and a great personality, Don Jazzy has gathered a large number of followers on his IG page. He has about 9.6 million followers and the good part is they are still growing. He can be followed on Instagram @Donjazzy.


Don Jazzy’s Pictures

It wouldn’t be nice to give you a full article about Don Jazzy and not leave some of his pictures. So, here are some pictures of Don Baba Jay.

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