Who is Zlatan Ibile
Nigerian rapper, singer, composer, and dancer Zlatan Ibile His hit songs include “Yeye Boyfriend,” “Bolanle,” “Zanku,” “Ale Yi,” and a slew of others. Zlatan is also known for his catchphrases “Kapaichumarimarichopaco” and “Ayi,” which have become popular among his fans and music aficionados in general.
He’s also known as “World President,” “Zlatan Ibile,” and “Zanku King.”
Early life and childhood
Omoniyi Temidayo Raphael is Zlatan’s real name. He was born in Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria, on December 19, 1994. As of June 2022, he is 27 years old. Zlatan is from the state of Ekiti in Nigeria’s southwest. Before relocating to Lagos, he spent part of his boyhood in Ilorin. Zlatan was reared in a Christian environment with his siblings. His father is a minister at the Redeem Christian Church of God, according to reports.
Growing up, the rapper was more interested in football than music, and he aspired to be a footballer like his idol, Zlatan Ibrahimovic. This is what gave him the stage name “Zlatan” as a singer, according to reports seen by DNB Stories Africa.
Zlatan Ibile completed his primary and secondary education in Lagos before enrolling at Moshood Abiola Polytechnic in Ogun State to pursue a Higher National Diploma (HND) in Business Administration.
How Zlatan started his career
Zlatan Ibile began toying with the notion of pursuing a career in music throughout his secondary school years, but he really got moving during his undergraduate years at Moshood Abiola Polytechnic. At the age of 19, he competed in and won the Airtel Nigeria-sponsored One Mic Campus Tour music competition in Abeokuta, Ogun State. This victory spurred his desire to pursue a career in music and work in the music industry.
In 2017, Zlatan rose to prominence in the music industry after releasing the single “My Body,” which featured Olamide, a prominent Nigerian rapper. The song went on to become a huge hit, gaining Zlatan widespread notoriety. As a result, Alleluyah Boiz Entertainment (A.B.E) co-owner Lawrence Irabo chose to add Zlatan to the label. In 2018, Zlatan got even more notoriety as a result of his collaboration with music sensations Chinko Ekun and Lil Kesh on the hit single “Able God.”
Soon after, Zlatan released Zanku, an acronym for (Zlatan Abeg No Kill Us), a hit song that was backed by a dance routine of the same name. Zanku dance, often known as “leg work,” quickly became a popular dance routine in Nigeria and other parts of the world. Zlatan released another track, “Osanle,” towards the close of 2018, which featured Davido, one of Nigeria’s most renowned artists. In early 2019, the rapper released “Killin Dem,” a collaboration with Afrobeats singer Burna Boy, which was also a smash.
“Bolanle,” “Yeye Boyfriend,” “National Anthem,” “Money” ft. Davido, and other Zlatan Ibile hits include “Bolanle,” “Yeye Boyfriend,” “National Anthem,” “Money” ft. Davido, and others.
Zlatan Ibile’s marriage and wedding
Zlatan Ibile is not married and does not have a wife as of the publication of this article. According to DNB Stories Africa, the rapper has been in multiple partnerships, two of which have resulted in his two children.
About Zlatan’s current girlfriend – DaVita Lamai
Zlatan Ibile’s current partner and baby mom is DaVita Lamai. She was born in the United Kingdom on March 6, 1995. As of June 2022, she is 25 years old. DaVita Lamai graduated from the University of Kent in the United Kingdom in 2019, according to information acquired by Gossipinfo Entertainment. Prior to being Zlatan’s baby mom, the 25-year-old worked as a model for a variety of companies and received numerous endorsement deals.
Zlatan Ibile has two children and is a proud father. On March 29, 2020, his current girlfriend, DaVita Lamai, gave birth to his first kid, Toluwalase Shiloh Ainoghena Omoniyi. In June 2022, he will be two years old.
According to online rumours, the rapper flaunted his second child, a baby girl, on social media, but did not reveal the baby’s name or the baby’s mother.
Zlatan Ibile has also stated that he intends to have ten children. He revealed this after posting a video of his second child on social media and writing:
Baby number two is on the way, with eight more to go.
Zlatan and Seyi Awonuga relationship
Zlatan’s first girlfriend is Seyi Awonuga, also known as “Shigh Lofe” and “Cash Lord.” She was born on March 7, 1997, and as of June 2022, she is 25 years old. Seyi Awonuga is the founder and CEO of the Nigerian musical company Bang Mewsic Entertainment. Seyi has had the privilege of meeting and cooperating with prominent musicians such as Burna Boy, Zinoleesky, Wizkid, Fireboy DML, Olamide, Funke Akindele, Davido, Naira Marley, and many others as the company’s CEO and founder.
Seyi Awonuga, according to online claims, was the one who signed Zlatan to the label before he became famous. Seyi’s knowledge of musicians and repertory personnel aided and moulded Zlatan’s development as a popular performer.
There were speculations that Seyi Awonuga and Zlatan secretly welcomed a child in March 2019, but didn’t reveal the baby until June that same year. These speculations grew wild after Zlatan flaunted Seyi on social media, professing his love for her and appreciating her for standing by him all these years through the rough patches while he was trying to make it in the music industry.
Also, in 2019, Seyi Awonuga took to her Instagram page to post a picture of herself holding a baby with the caption, Zlatan’s Baby. This post got fans wondering if the baby was hers or if it was just a publicity stunt.
Zlatan and Bolanle
While promoting his song “Bolanle” in 2019, Zlatan informed his followers that if they tagged any lady with the name “Bolanle,” he would take her out. He did eventually take the winner out, and reports say he purchased her an expensive bag and a brand-new automobile. Bolanle was touched by the act of referring to Zlatan as a nice guy.
Seyi Awonuga, according to allegations seen by Gossipinfo Entertainment, was having none of it, and as a result, she forced Zlatan to pick between her and Bolanle. Zlatan, on the other hand, had to let Bolanle leave in order to keep his romance with Seyi Awonuga going.