DJ Cuppy, also known as the Princess of Afrobeat, is one of the richest and most influential female artists in Nigeria. She is also a Pepsi DJ Ambassador and the host of Apple Music's first African radio show, Africa Now Radio. How much do you know about DJ Cuppy biography and net worth?
DJ Cuppy is an upholder of African culture who continues pleasing fans with her artistry.
How successful is she? Who is DJ Cuppy dating now? Find out now.
- Name: Florence Ifeoluwa Otedola
- Stage name: DJ Cuppy
- Profession: Disc Jockey, producer
- Date of birth: 11 November 1992
- Place of birth: Lagos, Nigeria
- DJ Cuppy age: 28 years (as of 2020)
- Marital status: Single
- Net worth: $200,000
DJ Cuppy biography
Florence Ifeoluwa, professionally known as DJ Cuppy, comes from Nigeria, Lagos.
How old is DJ Cuppy?
The musician was born on 11 November 1992. As of 2020, she is 28 years old.
She was born into the family of Femi and Nana Otedola.
Her father is a respected Nigerian businessman. Apart from her, her parents gave birth to three more children. The other Otedola children are:
- Elizabeth Temi Otedola (fashion blogger)
- Christine Oluwnmi
- Fewa Otedola
When the girl was 13 years old, she moved to London.
What did DJ Cuppy study?
Her family lived in Ilupeju for six years. After that, they left for Ikeja, where she attended Grange School, Lagos.
She then attended the New York University Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development for a Master's degree in Business Music Management, graduating in May 2016.
She was also an intern at Jay-Z’s Roc Nation.
Cuppy launched herself into Nigeria’s entertainment scene in 2013.
In 2014, Cuppy was the resident DJ at the MTV Africa Music Awards in Durban as an intern. She then played at the Tatler and Christie’s Art Ball in London, and at the Financial Times Luxury Summit in Mexico City.
The same year, she released her first compilation mix – House of Cuppy.
In April 2014, DJ Cuppy was appointed by Nigeria’s Minister of Tourism, Culture and National Orientation (Edem Duke) as the tourism ambassador for the country’s "Fascinating Nigeria" campaign.
In March 2015, Cuppy was named the official DJ for the 2015 Oil Barons Charity in Dubai and became the first African act to have ever performed at the event.
In May 2015, she served as the official disc jockey during the inauguration dinner of Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari. She then launched House of Cuppy II.
In 2018, she was announced as an Official DJ Ambassador for Pepsi. On June 5, 2018, Cuppy was announced as a Global Citizen Education Ambassador.
The same year, on 28 November, she was named as the newest Ambassador for Save the Children UK. Her father donated NGN 5 billion (approximately $14 million) to the Save the Children Fund through his daughter, DJ Cuppy’s Foundation, to support various intervention programs for destitute children in Nigeria’s north-east region.
DJ Cuppy songs
Her songs include:
- Werk (ft Skuki)
- Abena (feat. Kwesi Arthur, Shaydee & Ceeza Milli)
- Green Light (with Tekno)
The musician released her debut album, Original Copy, on 21st August 2020. The 12-track album contains these songs:
- Jollof On The Jet
- Feel Good
- Cold Heart Killer
- Original Copy (Interlude)
- Litty Lit
- Guilty Pleasure
Her job at Apple Music
Cuppy is the host of Apple Music's first African radio show, “Africa Now Radio.” Speaking about the role, DJ Cuppy revealed,
“There’s been a revolution; our artists are taking things to the next level and the spotlight is on us now...It’s so beautiful to watch and even better to be a part of it. Raw and pure talent emerge daily further solidifying our position at the top.”
My new radio show means the WORLD to me, literally. Working with Apple Music on this special project has been the most amazing experience (and I’m just a few weeks in!). I’m so proud to be African and the core of my brand is to promote the continent’s culture. My new show allows me to continue being an advocate of what we Africans represent and shed light on our numerous creative talents. As a young Nigerian woman, being given the opportunity to host a global show that helps me do exactly that is a dream come true for me and honestly mind-blowing. I still pinch myself sometimes to confirm that this is real.
Is the musician still single or in a relationship? What is the name of DJ Cuppy boyfriend?
Who is DJ Cuppy boyfriend?
Regardless of numerous rumors, the musician is still single.
DJ Cuppy expressed her intention to get a boyfriend during her sister Temi Otedola and Mr Eazi's 3-year dating anniversary a few months ago. Temi shared a romantic photo of herself with Mr Eazi on her Instagram page and captioned it:
DJ Cuppy took to the comment section and said that she is also going to get a boyfriend. She wrote:
“Okay, f*** this, I’m getting a boyfriend"
What is DJ Cuppy net worth?
How much does DJ Cuppy charge per hour? The musician posted this question on her Twitter page.
On another person's tweet, she revealed,
This beautiful lady is not only a talented musician but a businesswoman as well; she is the owner of the Red Velvet Music Group located in the UK and Lagos, Nigeria.
DJ Cuppy recently released her debut album, Original Copy, and so far, it has attracted many positive reviews. She is, indeed, talented.
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