Don Jazzy- Wiki, Age, Wife, Net Worth, Ethnicity, Height

Don Jazzy

Don Jazzy was a well-known singer, lyricist, and record producer. He currently serves as chairman of Mavins Record Label. Don Jazzy began playing the drums and the guitar at the age of four, demonstrating his love in music. He represents Samsung and Loya Milk as brand ambassadors.

Quick Facts

Celebrated Name:Don Jazzy
Real Name/Full Name:Michael Collins Ajereh
Age:39 years old
Birth Date:26 November 1982
Birth Place:Umuahia, Nigeria
Height:1.82 m
Weight:80 kg
Sexual Orientation:Straight
Marital Status:Single
Wife/Spouse (Name):N/A
Profession:Nigerian record producer, singer, songwriter, and entrepreneur
Net Worth in 2024:$15 million

Don Jazzy Biography

Don Jazzy, whose real name is Michael Collins Ajereh, was born in the state of Lagos and raised by his family in Ajegunle. Jazzy finished his education at the Federal Government College in Lagos before pursuing business management coursework at Ambrose Alli University in the state of Edo.

Don Jazzy
Don Jazzy

Don Jazzy’s Age, Height, Weight

Don Jazzy was born on November 26, 1982, making him 39 years old as of 2024. He stands 1.82 meters tall and weighs 80 kilograms.


It’s interesting to note that Don Jazzy worked as a security guard at McDonald’s for his first employment. His continued interest in music is due to his connections to Solek and D’Banj. Emeka Infiniti taught Don Jazzy all the production techniques at the O-Town record label.

Don Jazzy worked with D’Banj to produce the albums “No Long Thing” and “Rundown/Funk You Up” for Mo’ Hits Records in 2005 and 2006, respectively.

Jazzy worked on the creation of “The Entertainer” and Wande Coal in 2008, one of the greatest Nigerian albums ever. Besides Jay-Z, D’Banj, D’Prince, sauce Kid, Kween, Dr. SID, and Ikechukwu, he has also provided vocals for them.

Jazzy was hired by Kanye West in 2011 to work as a producer at Very Good Beatz. Jazzy made an appearance in the 2012 Nollywood film The Last 3 Digits. Due to several disagreements, Jazzy and D’Banj discontinued their relationship in 2012.

Later, Jazzy declared Mavin Records to be his new record company and put out an album with songs under the same name. I’m an Oma Ga, MAVIN, Amarachi, YOLO, Forever, Take Banana, etc. Jazzy produced songs by Nigerian social activists in 2014.

2013 saw an altercation between Jazzy and Wande Coal that resulted in the artist leaving after two days. At The Headies Awards in 2015, Olamide and Jazzy got into a fight over the prize for “Next Rated.”

Recognition & Achievements

Don Jazzy won the Producer of the Year award at the 2006 Nigerian Music Awards. Jazzy won the Music Producer of the Year prize at the 2007 Nigerian Entertainment Awards. He won Producer of the Year from The Headies in 2011 thanks to Over The Moon. He received The Headies’ Producer of the Year award in 2012 for Dorobucci. He received the “special distinction award” designation in the 2015 City People Entertainment Award.

Don Jazzy’s Net Worth In 2024

Don Jazzy’s projected net worth as of February 2024 is above $15 million. Jazzy has amassed this wealth by collaborating on multiple endorsement deals and creating numerous records. He is one of the well-known, multiple award-winning producers.

One of the wealthiest and most well-known music producers in Nigeria, Don Jazzy, has established a phenomenal reputation in the African music scene. He is currently listed by Forbes as the 36th most influential celebrity in Africa. He participated in the Samsung Built for Africa lineup that included an Afro-Pop home theater.