Don Jazzy Biography, Age, Songs and Net Worth

Don Jazzy Profile

Name

Don Jazzy

Real Name

Michael Collins Ajereh

Age/Date of Birth

38 years (2020), 26th November, 1982

Occupation

Musician, Producer

State of Origin

Abia, Nigeria

Net Worth

$25 million

Michael Collins Ajereh, popularly known as Don Jazzy is a Nigerian record producer, singer, songwriter, and entrepreneur. He was born on 26th November, 1982, in Umuahia, Abia State although he hails from Isoko in Delta State. Read on to know more about Don Jazzy.

Educational Background

Don Jazzy’s family later moved to Ajengule, Lagos and there he was brought up. He had his secondary education at Federal Government College, Lagos. He went on to pursue a degree in Business Management Studies at Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo State.

Career

At a very young age, Don Jazzy developed interest in music. At age 12, he began to play the bass guitar. In 2000, he visited London at the request of his uncle to play drums for the local church. While there, he worked at McDonald’s as a security guard. He however, kept on with his interest in music associating with Solek, JJC, Kas, The 419 Squad and D’Banj.

He later returned to Nigeria and collaborated with D’Banj to form Mo’ Hits Records and produced some albums such as No Long Thing (2005) by D’Banj, Rundown/Funk You Up (2006) by D’Banj, Mushin 2 MoHits (2008) by Wande Coal. In 2011, he was employed by Kanye West as a producer at Very Good Beats and there, he worked with Jay-Z and Kanye West on the production of “Lift Off” featuring Beyoncé on the album, Watch The Throne (2011).

Other albums produced by Don Jazzy include: Mo’ Hits All Stars- Curriculum Vitae (2007), The Entertainer by D’Banj, Turning Point by Dr SID, MAVINS- Solar Plexus, Frenzy by D’Prince, Once Upon A Time & Red by Tiwa Savage etc. Although more of a producer, Don Jazzy also performed background vocals for artists he produced. For instance, he made vocals for D’Banj, Sauce Kid, Dr SID, Jay-Z.

In March 2012, Don Jazzy and D’Banj splitted up thus, bringing to end Mo’ Hits Records. May 2012, saw Don Jazzy announcing a new record label, Mavin Records. He then built a social network platform called “Mavin League” to complement and market his label. Artists such as Tiwa Savage, Dr SID, D’Prince, Korede Bello, Reekado Banks, Di’ ja, Poe, Jonny Drille, and the DNA twins soon became part of the record label.

As an entrepreneur, he ventured into oil business with his younger brother and established Mavin Energy Limited which specializes in the supply of petroleum products such as diesel, petrol, kerosene, cooking gas to homes and companies. In 2017, he also partnered with Dele Odufuye, a Nigerian technology expert to launch Flobyt WiFi.

Don Jazzy is also a brand ambassador for MTN Nigeria, Johnnie Walker, Konga Nigerian Online retail store, Samsung electronics and LOYA Milk.

Don Jazzy Instagram

Don Jazzy is not just one of the most followed Nigerian celebrity on Instagram but also one of the most active. Don Jazzy’s Instagram handle is @donjazzy

Don Jazzy Twitter

Just like on Instagram, Don Jazzy has a large number if followers on twitter. Don Jazzy’s twitter handle is @donjazzy

Awards

  • Nigerian Music Awards (2006) – Producer of the Year.
  • Nigerian Entertainment Awards (2007) – Music Producer of the Year.
  • The Headies 2011 – Producer of the Year for Over The Moon, Mr Endowed and Pop Something
  • The Headies 2014 – Producer of the Year for Dorobucci
  • City People Entertainment Award (2015) – special recognition award.
  • The Beatz Award TM (2019) – New Discovery Producer

Personal Life

There have been several questions as to who Don Jazzy is married to. However, to the surprise of many, the successful producer is yet to be married.

Don Jazzy Net Worth

Don Jazzy is estimated to worth about $25 million.

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