Who is Peruzzi?
Peruzzi is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, and performing artiste. His real name is Tobechuckwu Victor Okoh, but he is mostly known by his stage name, Peruzzi.
Peruzzi is currently signed to Davido’s ‘DMW’ record label. Before that, he was a member of Golden Boys Records. In the early stage of his career, Peruzzi featured in several hit songs by popular artistes, such as “Amaka” by 2Baba. This led to him being dubbed “the king of collabos” in the media but the features eventually shot Peruzzi to fame.
In 2018, he released “Majesty” which achieved massive success in charts and was listed as one of that year’s biggest songs.
Peruzzi is passionate about his music career. The 31-year-old DMW artiste has revealed that he dropped out of the University just to pursue his career in music.
Full data profile of Nigerian singer, Peruzzi
|Full Name||Tobechukwu Victor Okoh|
|Stage Name||Peruzzi Vibes|
|Age||31 years old|
|Date of Birth||December 5, 1989|
|State of Origin||Imo State|
|Career||Singer, Songwriter, Recording Artiste|
Peruzzi’s childhood and education
Peruzzi was born on the 5th of December, 1989 and he is 31 years old currently. He is the only son and last child of three children. Although originally from Imo State, Peruzzi was raised in Lagos State.
Peruzzi attended Lerato Primary School, and Command Secondary School for his primary and secondary education. He later gained admission to Odesa State National University, Ukraine to study Medicine and Surgery. He, however, dropped out in his fifth year to begin a career in music. He left Ukraine for Nigeria in 2013 to start chasing his dreams of becoming a musician.
Peruzzi’s music career
Peruzzi began doing music when he was a child. He noted that he started recording songs and playing musical instruments at the age of 7. He initially joined Golden Boys Entertainment Records in 2016.
He released a song, titled “For Your Pocket” in 2017, along with other hit singles.
In 2018, he got signed to Davido’s record label ‘DMW’ and this marked a major turnaround in Peruzzi’s music career. That same year, he released a single titled “Majesty” which became an instant hit. BBNaija runner-up of 2018, Cee-C, appeared in the song’s music video.
In 2018, Peruzzi won the ‘Rookie of the Year’ award at City People’s Music Awards. The following year, he collaborated with Problinkz to release “Pick Call Kilode”. The collaboration also earned him an award by Top Naija Music Awards.
Peruzzi released his debut EP “Heartwork” in 2018 and it found success in numbers. In 2019, he released the album “Huncho Vibes”. It included the song “Only One” which was directed by Burna Boy.
Peruzzi has been featured on several hit songs by other artistes, including “Ijeoma”, “Aza”, “Red-Handed”, “Dina”, “Amaka” and “What If”.
- Majesty (2018)
- Champion Lover (2018)
- Bayi Bayi (2019)
- Run Am (2019)
- Nana (2019)
- Sunshine (2020)
- Bounce (2020)
- For the Money (2020)
- Cincinnati (2020)
- Somebody Crush (2020)
- Southy Love (2021)
- God Forbid (2021)
- Gun Shot (2021)
- Baddest (2021)
- Teleport (2021)
- Baba God (2021)
Peruzzi’s girlfriend and relationship
Peruzzi has stated that he is currently single and does not have a girlfriend.
Peruzzi and Chioma Avril relationship
There were once rumours that Peruzzi had slept with Davido’s ex-fiancee, Chioma Avril Rowland. He later debunked the rumours in a radio interview, stating that he cannot have an affair with the fiancee of the person who helped him on his journey to stardom.
In an interview with PUNCH Newspaper in 2019, Peruzzi referred to Chioma as his “mother’s cousin’s daughter”.
Peruzzi and Cee-C relationship
Following their onscreen romance in the music video of his song, “Majesty” and closeness on social media, reports soon emerged that Peruzzi and ex-BBNaija housemate Cee-C are dating.
Peruzzi later in an interview with HOT FM disclosed that he and Cee-C had faked their relationship and were never real lovers. The singer also said he and Cee-C are close friends.
Peruzzi and Alex Unusual relationship
Ex-BBNaija housemate Alex Unusual is another woman that has been linked with Peruzzi. The speculations started after photos of the two together surfaced online. However, they only worked together for a brand project and are not romantically involved.
Peruzzi’s net worth
Based on current information about Peruzzi’s earnings and income, his net worth is estimated at $850,000 (around 400 million naira).
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