[People Profile] All We Know About Praiz Biography, Age, Career, Networth, Wife, Education

Praiz Biography, Age, Career, Networth, Wife, Education

Who is Praiz?

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Praise Ugbede Adejo  (born 8 March 1985), better known by his stage name Praiz, is a Nigerian multi-award-winning R&B singer, songwriter, and producer. Praiz’s music career hit the limelight after he finished second runner-up in the maiden season of Project Fame West Africa. He is best known for releasing hit singles like “Rich and Famous”, “Sisi” and “I Love You”. He contributed guest vocals to Bez‘s 2011 single “That Stupid Song”; the music video for the song mentioned was the first African video to make a world premiere on BET’s 106 & Park. He is currently signed to Cicada Music.

Profiling Praiz

A Quick Glance At Praiz
Full NamesPraise Ugbede Adejo
Nationality Nigerian
Date Of Birth1984, 8 March
Place of BirthLagos State
State of OriginIgala, Kogi State
Record LabelCicada Music
Networth$500 - $1m

Early life and education

Praiz, a native of Igala in Kogi State, was born in Lagos but later relocated to Kaduna in 1992 after his father was transferred there on missionary work. He is the second child out of five children. He has a National Diploma in Computer Science after graduating from Kaduna Polytechnic.


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Project Fame West Africa

Praiz had been doing well in music before he shot into the limelight after emerging second runner-up in the first edition of Project Fame West Africa, a music reality TV show which Iyanya went on to win. His performance in the competition increased his fan base, making him one of the next-rated stars in the Nigerian music industry.

2010–present: Rich & Famous

Praiz has worked with several artists, including Awilo LongombaCobhamsWizkidSeyi Shay, Bez, and MI. One of his many works is a song he collaborated with fellow Nigerian artiste Bez on the hit single “That Stupid Song”, which went on to be the first African video to make a world premiere on BET’s 106 & Park. On 22 July 2012, he released the hit single titled “Rich and Famous”, which got positive reviews and massive airplay, thus getting him nominated in several award events. On 14 December 2014, Praiz released his debut studio album Rich & Famous.

Praiz Style of Music

Known to be a soul and R&B artiste, Praiz also has a diverse style in making other genres of music, switching up from R&B to Afropop with commercially appealing songs like “Oshe” and “Mercy”. He cites Barry WhiteMichael JacksonCarl Thompson, and Boyz II Men as people who influence his type of music.

Praiz Personal life

Praiz is a brand ambassador for network service giant MTN. He is also involved with some charitable organizations, including Safe Motherhood Foundation and Little Big Souls, an organization geared towards helping to reduce premature maternal mortality and assisting women who cannot afford maternal care. Pastor Emmanuel Iren



  • Rich & Famous (2014)
  • 2 Minutes EP (2018)


  • “Bubbling Under” (2010)
  • “The Lockdown” (2011)
  • “I Love You” (2011)
  • “Jekalo” (2011)
  • “A Woman’s Need” (2012)
  • “Rich and Famous” (2012)
  • “For You” (featuring Seyi Shay) (2013)
  • “I Love You” (2013)
  • “Oshe” (featuring Awilo Longomba) (2013)
  • “Sweet Potato” (featuring Chidinma) (2014)
  • “Mercy” (2014)
  • “Sisi” (featuring Wizkid) (2014)
  • “Heartbeat” (2015)
  • “Amazing Grace” (2015)
  • “Body Hot” (2016) Featuring Jesse Jagz & Stonebwoy
  • “2 minutes” (2018)
  • “Here and now (2018)
  • “Champagne and Flowers (2018)
  • “Hustle ft. Stonebwoy (2019)
  • “Under The Sky” (2020)

What is Praiz Networth

Praiz is estimated to be worth between $500k – $1m

Awards and nominations

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Year Award ceremony Award description Result
2012 The Headies 2012 Best Vocal Performance (Male) Nominated
2012 The Headies 2012 Next Rated Act Nominated
2012 2012 Nigeria Entertainment Awards Most Promising Act to Watch Nominated
2013 2013 Nigeria Entertainment Awards Best Pop/R&B Artist of the Year Nominated
2013 City People Awards Best Rhythm and Blues Singer of the Year Won
2013 The Headies 2013 Best Vocal Performance Won
2014 City People Awards Best Pop/R&B Artist of the Year Nominated
2014 2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards Best Pop/R&B Artist of the Year Nominated
2015 2015 Nigeria Entertainment Awards Best Pop/R&B Artist of the Year Won
2021 The Headies 2021 Best Vocal Performance Won

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