Peruzzi is a talented musician in Nigeria music industry. So today, we will look at one of the talented and creative Nigerian singer – Peruzzi. We will go into details of Peruzzi Biography, Age, State, Songs, career, and net worth.
Peruzzi’s full name is Tobechukwu Victor Okoh although as a Nigerian singer, performer and song writer he goes with his stage name Peruzzi. Its interesting to know that Peruzzi, is Chioma’s Cousin and was born on December 5, 1989. He attended Lerato Primary school in Egbeda and also attended his secondary school, at command day secondary school both in Ikeja, Lagos. Tobechukwu Victor studied Medicine and surgery outside Nigeria, at Odesa National University in Ukraine. Peruzzi is a recording artist who started his music journey at the age of 7. He didn’t have a successful music career at beginning, because it didn’t go well with his parent’s desires. However after deliberation by his family they agreed to allow his pursue his musical career.
Peruzzi Music Career
Peruzzi’s musical flavor was inherent, he started singing at the age of 7 and that was in 1996. He had his first studio session under GoldenBoy Entertainment in 2007. Until the TC was scraped Peruzzi was formerly called TC Peruzzi. He entered the limelight with the music single “For Your Pocket” where he featured LK Kuddy. The single was produced by Speroach Beatz in July 2017.
Just few months after his music breakthrough in the music industry, he caught the attention of the famous singer Davido. In November 2017 Davido signed Peruzzi into Davido Music Worldwide (DMW) with the likes of Mayorkun and Dremo already present in the label. Currently Peruzzi, is signed into The Plug Entertainment music label.
Though He was new to the industry but he has bagged more dirt than he should, and received some negative criticism and trended on social media for the wrong reasons. In June 2019 Peruzzi attacked a Nigerian social media influencer, Pamilerin, who displayed thuggery and cultism for a comment made in June by the social media influencer. That was the same year that Peruzzi and Teni were nominated for the “Next Rated Award” of Headies.
However, Teniola Apata, aka Teni later won the category leaving Peruzzi angry and an opportunity to attack Pamilerin at the Headies Award function in Port-Harcourt alongside his thugs.
What did I go to Bayelsa for, I had no idea I was going to come back to Lagos with a mini swollen eyes, all thanks to your fav for blessing me with that. I would have stayed in my Lagos and enjoy the traffic in peace.
After the event it was time to go back to Lagos and face traffic, I got into the bus that was taking us to PortHarcourt from Bayelsa, next thing I heard was, come down here, then I felt heavy hand pull me down.
All I could hear was, are you AYE(cult), I could not respond because I was lost in thought. What is happening I said to myself. Then this guy dragged me where Peruzzi was standing. Ohh, it’s you, I said to myself.
Next thing, your super star Peruzzi pulled me up with the help of his bouncer holding my hands, the next thing I heard was boom. Is that from THOR I said to myself. He started screaming, don’t you ever tweet about me again, you are mad, who do you think you are.
This continued to about 20 minutes, everyone around was shocked and dumbfounded, he said how on earth will I compare him with Teni ?He said he does not care, but this is you abusing me after 6 months.
– Pamilerin narrated the story
On 6 January 2019, Pemilerin had made a comparison tweet before the Headies Award. Pamilerin asked Peruzzi not to compare himself to Teni who has put in a lot of work and deserved to have her moment and credit given.
Peruzzi also involved in the story of an 18-year old sharing a picture of her and Peruzzi on the bed. There are rumors that the 18-year-old has gone missing after sharing the picture online. Amidst the rumors and scandals, Peruzzi who is Chioma’s cousin, David’s wife, was featured in Davido’s Goodlife album with “Disturbance”.
In early June 2020, Peruzzi was heavily criticized for his old Tweet where he was promoting rape. He later apologized to the public and his fans.
Peruzzi Net Worth
Peruzzi is a very talented singer and was once nominated for Rookie of the Year at the 2018 Headies Awards. Peruzzi has an estimated net worth of N50 million which is $138,000.