Obi Cubana Biography
Obinna Iyiegdu, known as Obi Cubana, is a businessman and a big shot in the Nigerian entertainment industry. He became the talk of the town following his late mum’s extravagant burial ceremony.
Some Nigerians have been raising eyebrows as to the source of his wealth after seeing the lavish display of money at his mother’s burial, not just by Cubana but also by his friends and associates.
So, this article will give everything you need to know about Obi Cubana, his wife, children, net worth, real age, state of origin, and his companies.
- Real Name: Obi Iyiegbu
- Date of birth: 12 April 1975
- Age: 47 in 2022
- Nationality: Nigeria
- Wife: Ebele Iyiegbu
- Children: Four boys
- State of Origin: Anambra State
- Source of wealth: Businessman
- Net worth: est. $500,000,000
Obi Cubana Biography
Cubana whose real name is Obi Iyiegbu was born on the 12th of April 1975 in Oba, Anambra state. He clocked the age of 47 in 2022. He is the fourth child and last son of his parent. There are not many details about his childhood life.
Obi Cubana is educated as he went to Central Primary School, where he bagged his First School Leaving Certificate. He attended Dennis Memorial Grammar School, where he had his Senior School Leaving Certificate.
He then gained admission to the University of Nigeria Nsukka and graduated in 1998 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science.
The Night Life boss started his career in 2006 after he founded a Club called Ibiza Club in Abuja to entertain fun-seekers.
He had massive success with Ibiza club and went ahead to establish Cubana, a hospitality club founded to give all-around entertainment and fun, in 2009.
Cubana club started in Owerri, Imo State, but today Obi has been able to spread its reach across various states in the country, including Lagos, Abia, and Enugu.
While Obi is the chairman of Cubana Group, one of his close associates is Paschal Okechukwu, also known as Cubana Chief Priest, who is the General Manager of Cubana, Owerri, and others.
Obi in a recent statement also revealed he has plans to establish Cubana Dubai and Cubana Real Estate.
Below are the names and locations of his establishments;
Obinna Iyiegbu started working as a contractor after landing his first N1.1 million deal.
Later, in 2016, he established a nightclub in Abuja, the Ibiza club. Today, he’s the administrator of the following establishments:
- Gustavo Cubana – Enugu.
- Cubana nightclubs – Lagos.
- Opium Cubana – Owerri.
- Grand Cubana hotels – Abuja.
- Crave Cubana – Abuja.
- Pablo Cubana – Lagos.
- Cubana leisure outfits – Lagos
- Rolex hotels – Lagos.
Is Obi Cubana richer than E-money?
Reports had it that he was way richer than his associate, the famous oil magnate, E-money. The latter is claimed to be worth $500 million dollars. However, there is no reputable wealth estimator to validate any of these estimations.
Obi Cubana’s marriage
Cubana is married. He and Ebele Iyiegbu, who is a Lawyer by profession got married in 2008, and their union has been blessed with four sons.
Obi Cubana Net Worth
He is worth around $500 million and is considered one of the richest men in the entertainment industry.
Obi Cubana mother’s burial
Obi Cubana gained a huge spotlight during his mum’s burial in 2021. His friends lavished money excessively at the ceremony. His associate Cubana chief priest, gave him 46 cows.
The number of cows is following his age in 2021. He got 346 cows, 20 rams, and 72 goats. Cubana lost his mother in 2020, to keep her in his memory, he got her immortalized with a pendant and neckpiece worth $100,000.
While the burial is being rated as one of the most lavish in the country, there are some disagreements in some quarters as some said the burial ceremony of famous billionaire Mike Adenuga’s mother in 2005 was greater.
Obi Cubana Instagram Handle:
He’s not a fan of Twitter, but you can follow him on Instagram: @Obi_Cubana.