Interesting facts about Nigeria’s rich businessman and CEO of Cubana Group of companies, Obi Iyiegbu popularly known as Obi Cubana that you need to know.
Obi Cubana is a Nigerian Based businessman, entertainer, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and a show killer, he is the chairman and the owner of the popular Cabana groups.
He has trended in Nigerian news outlets after he was spotted in numerous occaisions spraying bundles of money with many netizens doubting if his source of income is legal or if he is into blood money popularly called ‘Sakawa’.
The Nightlife entrepreneur was said to have gotten 346 Cows, 72 Goats, 20 Rams for Mother’s Burial, Mr. Obi Iyiegbu has not stopped receiving gifts from his friends, employees, and those he has supported through life, It was earlier reported that Obi got 46 cows from his former employee Cubana Chief priest and 10 cows from his old time friend and young billionaire Jowi Zaza.
Thedistin.com has gathered some facts about the rich businessman trending on social media after he sprayed ‘elephant’ money at his mother’s funeral.
- Obi Cubana Real Name
The president of the Cubana Group is known in real life as Obi Iyiegbu.
Obi Cubana is a 1975 born as his real age is 46
3. Date of Birth
The rich entrepreneur celebrates his birthday on April, 12 every year. His date of birth is April 12, 1975.
4. Country of Origin and Hometown
Obi Cubana is from the Federal Republic of Nigeria. He is from Oba, a community in Demili-South Local Government Area in Anambra State, Nigeria.
5. Educational Background
Chief Obi Iyiegbu (Obi Cubana) is a product of Dennis Memorial Grammar School (DMGS), Onitsha.
In 1998, after completing his primary and secondary school education, Obi Cubana proceeded to the University of Nigeria where he obtained a degree in Political Science from the University of Nigeria Nsukka.
6. Source Of Income/Wealth
Obi Cubana’s ‘too much’ money is as a result of his numerous businesses. He is a businessman.
7. Obi Cubana Job
In 2006, Obi Cubana started his first club Ibiza Club in Abuja seeking to satisfy fun seekers and nightlife lovers. Following the remarkable progress he made from the Ibiza Club, he established the Cubana group, a hospitality club that provides all-around entertainment satisfaction in 2009. Cubana group was first established in Owerri, Imo state capital Nigeria. Today, Cubana has spread across various states in the country including Lagos, Abuja, and Enugu.
8. List of Cubana Group businesses and establishments
Cubana Group comprises;
- One of Cubana Hotels
- Rolex Hotels – Lagos
- Cubana Leisure Outfits
- Pablo Cubana – Lagos
- Crave Cubana – Abuja
- Grand Cubana Hotels – Abuja
- Opium Cubana – Owerri
- Cubana Night Clubs – Lagos
- Gustavo Cubana- Enugu
- Hustle and Bustle Lounge – Abuja
9. Obi Cubana relationship with Cubana Chief Priest
Obi Cubana works with close associates including Paschal Okechukwu popularly known as Cubana Chief Priest to manage his entertainment conglomerates around the country. Obi Cubana in a recent interview revealed that he is currently working on Cubana Dubai and Cubana Real Estate.
10. Cubana Awards
Obi Cubana has won several awards and recognition across the country, it is expanding its reach across Nigerian borders and also outside Nigeria. Some of the awards Obi Cubana have been won includes;
- Democracy Heroes Award 2018 as Democracy Entrepreneur of the year.
- The RightVille School special leadership Award, May 2017
- Ghana-Nigeria Achievers Award 2017 as Inspiring Personality Award, 2017
- Northern Nigeria Peace Summit/Award 2017 as Northern Nigeria Peace Builder of the year 2017
- Nigeria Film corporation Entertainment as Icon Award 2017
- Young Entrepreneur of the year 2016
11. Obi Cubana’s Wife
In 2008, Obi Cubana got married to his beautiful wife, Ebele Iyiegbu who is a Lawyer by profession, and their union is blessed with four sons. Cubana is married to Ebele Iyiegbu who is the founder and owner of the KIEK foundation, a non-governmental organization established with the aim of improving the lives of the less privileged children in our society through quality education, healthcare, nutrition, and child’s rights governance.
12. Obi Cubana’s children
Obi Cubana and his wife, Ebele Iyiegbu have four children. She calls herself the mother of boys. The couple’s children names are Alex Iyiegbu, Ifeanyi Iyiegbu, Ebube Iyiegbu, and Kosisochukwu Iyiegbu.
13. Obi Cubana’s net-worth
Obi Cubana is currently one of the richest and the most influential personalities, entertainers, show promoters, and entrepreneurs in Nigeria, his net worth is estimated to be $96 million (#39,504,000,000.00 in Nigerian naira) This is based on his income, properties, and asset.
14. Cars and Mansions
Obi cabana is a businessman that has achieved a lot so far but still has a great personality and likes to keep a low profile life, he has just a few cars and a lot of assets.