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Jane Balogun: 5 Things You Didn’t Know About Wizkid’s Late Mother

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Jane Balogun: 5 Things You Didn’t Know About Wizkid’s Late Mother

The News about Nigerian singer Wizkid’s mom, Jane Balogun, death hit the whole world with shock. We as a whole can’t envision what Wizkid and the Balogun family is going through as of now, and our hearts and sympathies go out to them.

In celebration of his mom’s life, today we will count down 5 things you didn’t know about late Mrs Jane Dolapo Balogun.

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1. She Was A Pastor

Jane Balogun: 5 Things You Didn't Know About Wizkid's Late Mother
Jane Balogun

Wizkid’s mom, Jane Dolapo Balogun, was a pastor. During an interview with Drifters, Wizkid uncovered that it was in the church he used to go with him mother, that his affection for music began.


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Wizkid said :

I started off in church. My mom was a pastor. I used to go to church with my mom. All my older uncles played instruments in church, and my mom’s younger sisters were all in the choir. That was how I was introduced to music, and I just fell in love.

2. She Had an Interreligious Marriage

Jane Balogun: 5 Things You Didn't Know About Wizkid's Late Mother
Jane Balogun with her husband

Despite the fact that, Jane Balogun was a Christian pastor, her husband is a muslim. As a matter of fact, as indicated by Wizkid, going to church on his mom’s side, then mosques on his dad’s, woke him up to the degree through which love can cross even religious differences.

3. She Cherished Her Grandchildren

Jane Balogun: 5 Things You Didn't Know About Wizkid's Late Mother
Jane Balogun with one of her grandson

Jane Balogun was sufficiently lucky to live to see her grandkids, and they adored her. During her birthday, the children commended their fantastic mother via social media and from pictures and videos, it is evident that Jane loved her grandkids deeply and they also seemed to love her right back.

4. She Is A Full Lagosian

Jane Balogun: 5 Things You Didn't Know About Wizkid's Late Mother
Jane Balogun

Jane Dolapo Balogun was brought into the world in Surulere, Lagos State and furthermore concentrated on in the university of Lagos where she procured a degree in social science as per online reports. From the videos of her dressing and her dancing steps, clearly Mrs Balogun was an all out Lagosian who love good life and enjoyed to dance.

5. She Didn’t refer to Her son as ‘Wizkid’

Despite the fact that, we as a whole know Wizkid as Wizkid, his mom didn’t know him as that. As far she’s concerned, he was always “IB-Kid”, a name she coined from Wizkid’s name Ibrahim.

Jane Balogun: 5 Things You Didn't Know About Wizkid's Late Mother
Jane Balogun with Wizkid

News about Jane Dolapo Balogun’s demise was confirmed on the 18th of August, 2023.

May her soul rest in perfect peace.??