Our discussion in this article today is focused on one of Nigeria’s fast-rising female singers. Dija is a popular Nigerian music artist who is known within and outside Nigeria. She started singing officially releasing her debut single “Rock Steady” in the year 2009. She rose to stardom and has since then become one of the prominent female singers in Nigeria when she joined Mavin Records. Many fans and listeners have been surfing the net to know the biography of this beautiful sweet sensation and this has urged us to step to the task to unveil the Di’ja Biography and Net Worth 2020.
DIJA BIOGRAPHY, CURRENT NET WORTH 2020- ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT DI’JA
Di’ja is a popular figure in the Nigerian music industry and one of the fast-rising lead female singers in the country. The name “Di’ja” is just a stage name that was coined from two of her names, Hadiza and Khadija. Before going all high and mighty in this discussion, let’s take a quick peek at Di’ja details. Below is a highlight of Di’ja Biography and Net Worth.
- Full Name: Hadiza Blell
- Date of Birth: 14th August 1989
- Net Worth: $400, 000
- Record Label: Mavin Records
- Albums: Afrodija, Di’ja
- Nationality: Sierra Leone / Nigerian
- Place of Birth: Kaduna State, Nigeria
- Occupation: Singer, songwriter, Visual artist, and fashion designer
- Education: Double degree in Biology and Psychology
Hadiza Blell who goes by the stage name Di’ja is a beautiful, creative and multitalented singer, songwriter, recording artist, stage performer, she is also a model, visual artist, painter, graphic designer and also a humanitarian.
The song “Aww” released in 2014 comes to mind when Dija is mentioned because this was her first official song which opened her to the music industry. The song was loved by millions of listeners and she went on to drop another single which also was accepted and enjoyed by millions of listeners.
She became the second female in Mavin Record along with Tiwa Savage, one of the foremost female Nigerian singer. She was debuted in one of their popular songs “Dorobucci” released in 2014, a single song that also featured other Mavin artist including Don Jazzy, Dr. SID, Tiwa Savage, D’Prince, Reekado Banks and Korede Bello.
- Early Life
To begin with, on the discussion of Dija Biography and Net Worth 2020, we take a quick about her early life. Hadiza Blell was known popularly as Di’ja is born to a Sierra Leonean father while her mother hails from northern Nigeria. Her birthplace was Kaduna State in Northern Nigeria. She has lived in Nigeria and several other countries including Sierra Leone, the United States, and Canada which explains her mix ethnicity. By religion, she is a Muslim. Academically, after the completion of her elementary and high school education, she went further and earn double degrees in two different studies which are Biology and Psychology from two different Universities in the United States and Canada. Upon completion of her studies, Di’ja deviated to music, an art she has a passion for and adequately talented, as well as philosophy and art been a stage performer, model, visual artist, painter, graphic designer.
She currently lives in Nigeria, precisely Lagos state with her family and still continues to pursue her music career with more songs to roll out soonest.
- Music Career
Di’ja grew up around music because her parents were music lovers and had a huge music collection of Old records and her mother especially takes it a habit to keep old music collections. This act sparks up the love for music in Di’ja and then she began to develop herself in the art.
Professional music career for Di’ja kick-started in 2008 with the release of her debut single “Rock Steady” released in 2009. The single was enjoyed by many listeners and was even nominated for the category of Best Urban/R&B Single at the 2009 Canadian Radio Music Awards. The same year, she won the award for the Best New Artist Award at the 2008 beat Music Awards.
She went further to release other debut singles including Dan Iska (Rudebwoy), Hold On (Ba Damuwa) and “How can we be Friends” which also made waves. Nonetheless, 2014 was the year she rose to stardom when she was signed by Don Jazzy into Mavin Records having been introduced by her former manager to the Don. His first debut single under Mavin Records was titled “Yaro”, the song was done in Hausa and Kiro dialect which reflects her Nigerian and Sierra Leone identity.
Di’ja disclosed the role her parents played in her music career, thanking them for laying the foundation for her and also the kind of upbringing she received. She said her childhood was colorful. She has an older brother whom she referred to as her best friend. By and large, she puts her family first over all other endeavors.
Di’ja hs gone for many concert tours within and outside Nigeria which has given her a global presence. More so, she signed a multibillion endorsement deal with Globacom (GLO), one of Nigeria’s telecommunication company.
- Di’ja Net Worth
Dija is currently one of the wealthy and influential female musicians in Nigeria. Her debut single “Awww” had over two million views on Youtube just a week after it was released and some of her debut releases are making waves too. Dija is currently doing well and has made huge gains from the music industry as well as other businesses she deals in. Combing all her assets and endorsement deals into, Di’ja’s net worth is worth an estimated $400,000 US Dollar. That is quite a huge net worth.
Converting this to Nigerian currency, we can say Di’ja’s net worth is Calculated to be N144, 000, 000 million using the conversion rate of N360 per dollar. From this, you can see that this female hip-pop artist is doing well for herself in the music world and is making enough money as revealed in this article on Dija Biography and Net Worth 2020.
- Social Media Account
Social media has been the main medium by which most celebrities connect with their fans. Dija is not exempted and she is a social media personality and she is present a couple of them. the diva celebrity like most celebrities uses this medium to connect with her fans and posting updates about her life (family, career and others) so that friends and fans can always catch a glimpse of what she up to and also know more about her.
- Instagram Account: https://www.instagram.com/aphrodija/
- Twitter Account: https://twitter.com/aphrodija
- Facebook account: https://web.facebook.com/dija.dija.167189
- Snapchat: She is also present on Snapchat but we are yet to lay hands on her user account and will be included when it is available.
Aside from the social media platforms mentioned above, Di’ja is present on other social media platforms in which fans can reach out to her. But these are the few we could lay our hands on for the time been.
- List of Songs by Dija
Di’ja has really been on her toes reeling out songs that are loved by numerous fans and listeners. She has released two debut albums which are “Afrodija” and Di’ja and she has several debut singles also. Below is a list of the songs she has released so far.
- Wuta – 2020
- The Way You Are – 2017
- Aphrodija – 2017
- Take Kiss (feat. BabyFresh) 2016
- Wan Chop – 2017
- Yaro – 2014
- Sowemo – 2016
- Save Me – 2017
- Omotena – 2020
- Awww – 2014
- Baby – 2020
- Falling for You (feat. Patoranking)2015
- Te Amo – 2020
- Yeye – 2017
- My Lover – 2017
- Air – 2017
- Ordinary Day – 2017
- Abi Na Jazz – 2017
- Something New – 2017
- Games – 2018
- Oh Radio (Remix) – 2017
- Amen – 2015
- Mr Bob – 2020
- Private Show – 2010
- Tavo Akyse – 2018
This is not all the songs from this sensational singer and songwriter with more still rolled up her sleeve to be dished out real soon.
More so, Di’ja was featured in a social activist song “Arise” which features other prominent musicians such as Don Jazzy, Reekado Banks and Korede Bello.
Dija’s Awards and Nominations
Di’ja has done many works in the music industry that is worthy of an accolade. Presently, Di’ja is at the top of her music career and has made a name for herself and won several awards at the cause of her music career which includes:
- Nominated for Most Promising Act to Watch Nigeria Entertainment Awards 2014
- Nominated for Best Urban / R&B Single at the Canadian Radio Music Awards 2009
- Winner for the Best New Artiste at the Beat Music Awards in London
Is Di’ja Single or Married
Di’ja’s marriage was not known by many and came as a surprise when many of her fans saw her status changed wondering when and where the wedding took place. But from the information we gathered, Di’ja is not single but married! She is married to Mr. Rotimi. They love their privacy and the private couple got married secretly in 2015. Their traditional Yoruba wedding took place in December 2015. She made it known that she started to date her husband in summer 2014, and was engaged in summer 2015 and alas got married in Fatiha in summer 2015. She disclosed this in an interview when she was talking about her family.
Dija revealed why she had a secret wedding that ushers her marriage to her husband Rotimi from an interview with Linda Ikeji blog on the 6th of January 2017. She disclosed that the relationship was very intimate and it all went down in her home town, Kaduna state which makes it a bit difficult to convey people to come over. More so, Kaduna is not as noisy as Lagos which implies that such a wedding can be called a low key. She also made it known that she did not really fancy it to post pictures on social media which she also agree is abnormal in this age of social media influence. She disclosed that she is not really a social media person but however she is trying to get biter at them an especially the Instagram platform.
- Di’ja is a Mother
The same way Di’ja’s marriage is a misery to the public so does her pregnancy. Di’ja has been a mother came as a surprise to many because it was not made public. Presently, Di’ja is a mother of two as at the time of writing this piece. The private couple did not let the cat out of the bag when she was pregnant until after she gave birth. This shows that Di’ja is a mastermind in terms of privacy because keeping her pregnancy away from the media for 9 months with no talk of it in the public is actually incredible.
Di’ja secretly hid her pregnancy from illuminating to the world was something impressive and which is rare among celebrities of her caliber. Nonetheless, the celebrity singer just woke up one bright morning and decided to make it known to the public precisely on July 1st, 2016, that she has been delivered of a bouncing baby boy. Presently she has two kids, a boy, and a girl. The baby girl was born on March 9, 2018.
It is good to know she is married and now a mother, at least those thinking she is single would be enlightened.
Conclusion on Dija Biography, Current Net Worth 2020- all You Need to Know about Dija
Di’ja has won the heart of many with millions of fans within and outside Nigeria. That is the much we could gather on Di’ja Biography and Net Worth 2020. This wonderful and incredible multitalented music celebrity. Di’ja still continues to excel in her music career releasing another album sometime this year and also has everything going well for her career-wise and family. With her social media accounts written out in the body of the article, you can always get to know much about her and follow her updates.
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