This post is about DJ Cuppy, daughter of the famous Nigerian billionaire. Get to know her relationship springs as well as her blooming career.
DJ Cuppy Biography
DJ Cuppy was born Florence Ifeoluwa Otedola on November 11, 1992. She grew up in Lagos before moving to London at 13 for High School. While attending boarding school, Cuppy’s parents gifted the precious teenager an iPod. She filled it with Nigerian music so she could always keep a part of home.
Cuppy learnt how to DJ purely from observation, she has been chasing her calling ever since. She does this on the decks as a DJ, in boardrooms as a music businesswoman and even behind the mic as a producer and vocalist.
Cuppy is the daughter of Nigerian billionaire businessman, Femi Otedola who is an oil mogul and former Chairman of Forte Oil Plc. A philanthropist and a stylista, this pink-haired muso believes it’s important for young people to go on the wild side and step out of the cages of their comfort.
For her love of cupcakes, DJ Cuppy had to coin out her stage name from there.
|Real Name:||Florence Ifeoluwa Otedola|
|Date of Birth||November 11, 1992|
|Place of Birth:||Lagos|
|Occupation:||DJ, Record Producer, Singer|
|Net Worth||$3 million|
Early Life, Childhood and Education
Cuppy lived in Ilupeju for six years before moving to Ikeja where she attended Grange School, Ikeja. She then relocated to London at age 13 for her GCSE (General Certificate of Secondary Education) and A-Levels.
In 2014, Cuppy graduated with a degree in business and economics from King’s College London. She had already started Disk Jockeying as a teenager and built a reputation as one of the foremost DJs in Africa when, also in 2014, Cuppy was selected as a DJ at the MTV Africa Music Awards.
Cuppy balanced the club and curricula effortlessly and earned a Music Business Masters Degree from New York University while undergoing internship at Jay-Z’s Roc Nation imprint in 2015.
As of October 2021, Cuppy enrolled in the University of Oxford and is pursuing a master’s degree in African Studies.
DJ Cuppy’s career is in three segments. She is a singer, disk Jockey as well as a music producer.
She started Disk Jockeying while in college as a hobby but in 2014, she launched her Mixtape titled, House of Cuppy which featured afrobeats from artists like Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, Kcee, Dr. Sid, Chidinma and so on. The mixtape was lauched in Lagos and thereafter in London in celebration of her graduation from college.
DJ Cuppy has performed in so many events which include:
- The Financial Times Luxury Summit in Mexico City where the 15 emerging economies, Nigeria being one of them, were discussed.
- 2015 Oil Barrons Charity in Dubai.
- Tattlers and Christie’s Art ball in London.
- MTV Africa Award – MAMA. She is the award’s resident DJ.
- SXSW festival in Texas.
- Uncommon Sense with Charlamagne on MTV 2.
- President Muhammad Buhari’s inauguration in 2015 where she was the official ceremony DJ.
As a Singer, some of her songs include the following.
- Green Light ft. Tekno – 2017
- Werk ft. Skuki – 2018
- Vybe ft. Sarkodie – 2018
- Charged Up DJ Cuppy and Masterkraft – 2018
- Currency ft. L.A.X – 2018
- Abena ft. Shaydee, Kwesi Arthur, and Milli – 2019
- Jollof on the Jet ft. Rema and Rayvanny – 2020
- Fkn Around ft. Megan Thee Stallion – 2020
- Gelato ft. Zlatan Ibile – 2019
As a Record producer, Cuppy owns a record label called Red Velvet Music Group (RVMG) founded in 2013 and has produced many songs from her record label for herself and other artists.
DJ Cuppy is the second daughter and second child of her father, Femi Otedola who had a daughter with his former lover before getting married to Cuppy’s mum, Nana Otedola. Cuppy has a younger sister, Temi and a brother by name Fewa. Cuppy’s younger sister, Temi is an actress and she is engaged to Nigeria’s music artist, Mr. Eazi
DJ Cuppy’s excellence transcends music. She is a ‘Global Citizen’ and ‘Save the Children’ ambassador and the welfare of young people is close to her heart. She started The Cuppy Foundation in 2018 and the Foundation’s Cuppy Gold Gala raised so much money to help displaced children across Nigeria.
DJ Cuppy has been involved in many relationships with well known guys. In 2011, she dated Asa Asika, Davido’s Manger. Their relationship was full of ups and downs and until 2018 when there was a controversy of which Cuppy own up to be the one who messed up.
Cuppy has also dated Nigeria’s and former Everton striker, Victor Anichebe. Their relationship lasted for a while but due to distance after Anichebe moved to China to ply his trade, She decided to call it quits and keep it at a friendly level.
She has also at a time dated the British-Nigerian former Heavy Boxing Champion, Anthony Joshua. Currently their relationship is on friendly bases. When Cuppy was asked if she would marry AJ, she obliged that she will love to if only AJ would agree to that as well.