DJ Switch, real name Obianuju Catherine Udeh is currently the hottest female disc jockey in Nigeria and also in Africa, she was born in 1984. She is an award-winning DJ, singer, rapper and songwriter.
In this post, you will be exposed to the full biography of DJ Switch and every bit of facts about her ranging from her profile, background, education, career, songs, nominations and awards, net worth and many more. Let us set things straight here, when talking on DJ Switch biography you should know that DJ Switch is quite different from the 12-years-old Ghanaian child DJ so don’t mix things up.
DJ Switch Profile
|Name||Obianuju Catherine Udeh|
|Date of birth||1984 (36 years old)|
|Tribe and Nationality||Igbo (Nigerian)|
|Career||DJ, rapper, singer, songwriter|
Obianuju Catherine Udeh a.k.a DJ Switch was born in Enugu State, Udi town to be precise, from eight children of her parent she is the last born, she spent most of her childhood in Warri a city in Delta State of which she moved to Abuja and later settled for Lagos State where she resides presently.
DJ Switch’s Education
Obianuju Catherine a.k.a DJ Switch had her tertiary education studying Geology at the University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) in Rivers State, Nigeria where she also graduated from.
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DJ Switch’s Career
DJ Switch before attaining the fame spot was part of a music band called Da Pulse, she then came into limelight from her participation in the Glo X-Factor where she emerged as the winner of the Glo X-Factor talent show in 2013, she is the first X-Factor winner and this made her the top choice for many firms considering her for endorsements. Due to her emergence as the winner of Glo X-Factor she got the N24 million cash prize and first endorsed by Sony Music with a recording contract then followed by the popular P-Square Peter Okoye record label.
In 2009, DJ Switch won the Star Quest reality music competition winning the grand prize which is N3.6 million and in addition, was given a recording contract worth N7.5 million with other goodies attached.
After her rise to stardom, she released her hit song which is titled “So Tey” of which international rapper Busta rhymes featured in its remix. DJ Switch also had a song with Patoranking, though she was featured on this one titled “Bad Man” in 2016.
DJ Switch’s Songs
As said earlier DJ Switch is a multi-talented and creative artist, one of Nigeria’s best female artists, it is rare to find a female DJ who also sings though we have some of them now just like DJ Cuppy. Apart from being a DJ, Asides her DJ work, Obianuju Catherine Udeh also has made some release, below is the list of DJ Switch’s songs;
- So Tey
- Clap For Them
- Gun Gun
- Bad Man
- Baby O
- My Body
- Give Me More
DJ Switch Awards & Nominations
When a female does something exceptional she deserves accolades. DJ Switch was and is being rewarded for what she has pulled off so far, much more is also expected of her as Nigerians can’t have enough of her. Check out DJ Switch awards below;
- 2015 – Nominated for City People Entertainment Award For Most Promising Act of The Year (won by Simi).
- 2016 – Top Naija Music Award for Best DJ
- 2016 – She won the City People Music Award for Best DJ (Female)
DJ Switch Marital Status
As at the time of publishing this post, DJ Switch yet to be married, she is a single mother and she is doing well to raise her child alone. Her daughter is now 15 years old and her identity has not been revealed.
DJ Switch’s net worth
DJ Switch net worth estimate has not been made known to the public, though we can easily guess but guess isn’t right, estimated to be several tens of millions of Naira, She is definitely one of Africa’s richest disc jockey. So far so good, she has been doing well for herself and has been getting endorsement and contracts from big shows in Nigeria and beyond. Once her net worth is made known we are going to update you about that.
DJ Switch Social Media Accounts
DJ Switch is known to be the social type and she is very active on all her social media accounts. You can say “hi” to her via her official Instagram account @djswitch_ and also on her official Twitter account @dj_switchaholic.
Other Facts About DJ Switch
We got to know that DJ Switch is one of the richest Dj in Nigeria, though not on the top 10 with Halliburton a big wig oil producer just to focus on her career.
DJ Switch was invited to the 2020 edition of Big Brother Naija season 5 Lockdown show to entertain the housemates where she seized the platform for good 2 hours to thrill both the housemates and the viewers, this made her a top trend on all social media platforms.
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