In this Kogbagidi biography, we will be talking about his wife, education, career, controversy, cars, marriage, Businesses, net worth, and much more.
Olasunkanmi Quadri Taoreed popularly known as Kogbagidi is a Nigerian international concert promoter and entrepreneur. He owns many bars, restaurants, and lounges in Nigeria and has also worked with many celebrities due to his line of work.
Kogbagidi Bio-Data in Full Details
- Full Name: Olasunkanmi Quadri Taoreed
- Nickname: kogbagidi
- Date Of Birth: 21st June 1980’s
- Gender: Male
- Nationality: Nigerian
- State of Origin: Lagos Nigeria
- Religion: Muslim
- Marital Status: Married
- Children: 3
- Parents: Tajudeen Taoreed and Raliat Taoreed
Kogbagidi Early Life and Education
Olasunkanmi Quadri Taoreed comes from a royal family popularly known as the Kinyun Royal Family in Lagos State Nigeria. His father’s name is Mr. Tajudeen Toareed while his mother’s, Mr. Raliat Taoreed.
He was raised alongside his brothers, Prince Babajide Hakeem Adebambo, Abdul Taoreed, and Oluwasuen. He has sisters as well.
Kogbagidi is from Ijede, Agbowa, Okepopo Area of Lagos state. His exact year of birth is not known but his birth month is June. He was raised in Surulere and attended K.Kotun Memorial School, Bode-Thomas in Surulere.
He had his secondary school education at Federal Government College and completed it at Star-Light College Orile Iganmu. Later, he studied International Relations Personnel Management (IRPM) at Lagos State University LASU, Ojo.
Where did Kogbagidi get his nickname from?
Kogbagidi is a Yoruba term meaning “Life is not hard” and was invented out of his need to motivate people positively amidst life’s hardship.
Kogbagidi started his entertainment career as a member of staff for tickets in the popular Basketmouth show “A Night of a Thousand Laughs”. Later, in the University, he organized a team called, Team KGB which stands for Team Kogbagidi.
In 2006, he started building his entertainment industry by attending shows and connecting with rising artists such as Davido, Burna Boy, Zinolessky, Asake, Olamide, Wizkid, Pocolee, D’banj, Zlatan Ibile, Dammy Krane and many more.
In 2011, the KGB Team it became legally recognized and it now bears the name, Kogbagidi Entertainment. Aside from his concert promotion job, Kogbagidi is also in charge of mentorship programs, business growth, guidance and management, investments, tours, and travels.
Kogbagidi owns several bars, lounges, and restaurants in Nigeria. He cites his father as a primary source of motivation for the career he has taken.
His father, Mr. Tajudeen owned lounges and bars where he organized events, parties, and band sessions. In an interview, he emphasized that he comes from a lineage of people who owned restaurants, bars, and lounges.
Kogbagidi is also in partnership with other clubs like Club Bedrock, Ibadan, and Club Lite House in Surulere. He has effectively held events like the Kogbagidi VIP Saturday Series and Kogbagidi VVIP Lounge shows. He has also promoted several shows and hosted international performers like Rick Ross.
Kogbagidi’s wife and children
Kogbagidi is married to a woman who is not from Nigeria and whose identity is less known. They have two children together. Kogbagidi also has a son from another relationship. Kogbagidi’s daughter Raliat is named after his mother Raliat Taoreed.
Kogbagidi controversy with portable
In 2021, kogbagidi took portable under his wings and started promoting his music and career. But things didn’t go down well with the two.
Their issue started when Portable accused Kogbagidi of taking advantage of him and depriving him of his contracts, cars, and money. After, an issue that involved Poco Lee, they parted ways and even unfollowed each other on social media.
Kogbagidi controversy with Bobrisky
In 2018, the famous Nigeria cross dresser Okuneye Idris Olarenwaju popularly known as Bobrisky had a private encounter with Kogbagidi and was seen twerking for him and performing a lap dance.
The footage appeared online and many speculated that the celebrities might be having an affair. The video did not go down well with a lot of people both fans and other celebrities.
Davido a longtime friend of the show promoter expressed his disappointment and displeasure over the situation. Later, Bobrisky and Kogbagidi brought to the notice of the public that they were only friends and that the act in the video was only a song promotion strategy.
Cars and houses
The show promoter is said to live in a luxury mansion and he recently acquired houses on the island and mainland areas of Lagos state which are worth over multi-millions.
Below are some of his cars and how much they are worth
- Mercedes Benz GLE 63 SUV worth $117,500
- GMC Sierra 1500 Denali Pickup Truck worth within the range of 19 million Naira
- Lexux LX570 worth 65 million naira
- Mercedes Benz G class G 63 AMG 4matic SUV
Kogbagidi Net worth
Kogbagidi’s net worth is estimated to be around $ 5 million.
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