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Nigerian Socialite Obi Cubana’s Biography & Net worth

All roads currently lead to Oba, in Idemili North Local government of Anambra state where Nigerian socialite Obi Iyiegbu popularly known as Obi Cubana is laying his mother to rest in style, pomp and flair.Quick Look At Nigerian Socialite Obi Cubana's Biography & Net worth

Already being tagged “burial of the year”, the lying in state of Obi Cubana’s mother Ezinne Iyiegbu has attracted dignitaries and celebrities from across the country. Nigerian singer Davido and D’banj are currently in Oba and have even also performed to the awe of the mammoth crowd.


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Other celebrities in attendance include actor Kanayo O Kanayo, Alexx Ekubo, singer Kcee, Shina Peller, Ubi Franklin, E-Money, BBNaija’s Frood, and others.


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Given the stupendous show of wealth and affluence at the burial ceremony, many Nigerians are wondering; just who is Obi Cubana?

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Here’s a quick summary of his biography and net worth.

— The popular socialite and businessman was born Obinna Iyiegbu on 12th April 1975. He’s 46.

— Obi Cubana is a native of Oba in Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State. He’s the fourth child of his parents.

— Cubana attended secondary school in Onitsha then proceeded to obtain a degree in Political Science from the University of Nigeria Nssuka in 1998.

— The hotelier kicked off his hospitality business in Abuja in 2006 with his Ibiza Club, aimed at providing premium entertainment to the capital city’s fun-seekers.

— Following the success of Ibiza, he established Cubana in 2009, a hospitality business that caters to all-round entertainment for guests.

— The business started off in Owerri. It has now spread across several locations in every major city in Nigeria.

— He also collaborated with other businessmen including Cubana Chief Priest, real name Pascal Chibuike Okechukwu.

— He’s currently the head of the Cubana Group while Cubana Chief Priest manages the Owerri branch and others.

— Obi Cubana is also currently working on Cubana Dubai as well as Cubana Real Estate

— He married Ebele Iyiegbu, aka Lush Eby, a lawyer in 2008. They have four sons.

— His net worth is currently around $96,000,000 according to the BBC. His hoteling businesses across Nigeria are currently valued at $2 billion. However, these values are yet to be verified.


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