DJ Cuppy is a popular Nigerian DJ. in this article, we will be telling you about Dj Cuppy — her biography, age, real name, career, list of songs, net worth, awards and other interesting facts.
Cuppy is also known as the Princess of Afrobeat and she is one of the richest and most influential female DJs in Nigeria.
DJ Cuppy’s real name
Many people don’t know the real name of DJ cuppy, they just know her by her stage name, DJ Cuppy.
Well, incase you don’t know, her real name is Florence Ifeoluwa Otedola.
DJ Cuppy Biography
As her name suggests, she is the daughter of famous Nigerian billionaire, Femi Otedola.
Early life & education
DJ Cuppy was born into the family of Femi and Nana Otedola. Florence Otedola moved to London when she was 13 years old.
Before moving to London, Her family lived in Ilupeju for six years. After that, they left for Ikeja, Lagos.
Before moving to London, DJ Cuppy attended Grange School, Lagos.
In 2014, Cuppy graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from King’s College London.
Thereafter, she got a Master’s degree in Business Music Management from the New York University Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development.
She graduated in May 2016. She also interned at Jay-Z’s Roc Nation.
Birthday & age: how old is DJ Cuppy?
If you are one of her fans, you should do well to create time and send her some good wishes on her special day.
Is Florence Otedola married? Any kids?
Florence has not yet married yet. She also does not have a child yet.
Who is DJ Cuppy’s Boyfriend
Florence Otedola is in no relationship. At least, non that we know of. So, there is no boyfriend now. However, she has been in quite a number of relationships in the past.
She has dated popular Nigerian celebrities. She had a relationship with Nigerian footballer, Victor Anichebe but their relationship ended in 2017.
Also, Nigerian singer, Sean Tizzle openly declared that he was in a relationship with Cuppy. The singer posted a picture of Cuppy with an affectionate caption.
He wrote, “God Bless My Cupcake Ifeoluwa aka Cuppy… Like Jay Z and Beyonce… It’s Just Me n My Future Abiamo #MyAbiamoKindaGirl #Kisses”. We can feel the love!.
Cuppy also had a thing with CEO of Stargaze entertainment Asa Asika, the couple had known each other since before she became a DJ. However, in 2018, their relationship came to an end.
For now, we believe Cuppy is single.
Unlike some other rich children, she started to live independently of her parents at a young age and came into Nigeria’s entertainment industry in 2013.
She had a clear vision of what she wanted to achieve in the entertainment industry and her achievements thus far have proven that.
For Cuppy, her journey into the entertainment industry started when she was 17.
At 17, she used to perform at London’s top nightclubs and fashion week events.
She also had the opportunity to perform for top celebrities and A-lists guests across the continents, making her one of the most- sought-after DJs in Africa.
As of 2014, Cuppy, who was still an intern then was the DJ at the MTV Africa Music Awards in Durban.
In April 2014, Nigeria’s Minister of Tourism, Culture and National Orientation, Edem Duke, appointed DJ Cuppy as the tourism ambassador for the “Fascinating Nigeria” campaign.
She then played at the Tatler and Christie’s Art Ball in London, and at the Financial Times Luxury Summit in Mexico City.
Thereafter, she released her first compilation mix – House of Cuppy.
In March 2015, Florence Otedola was named the DJ for the 2015 Oil Barons Charity in Dubai, making her the first African artist to have ever performed at the event.
In addition to being a professional DJ, Cuppy is also a singer. She has released a couple of singles and in 2020, she released her first album.
Speaking in an interview with Tush Magazine, Cuppy described her sound as “Neo-Afrobeats”, which is a combination of Electro house and Afrobeats.
DJ Cuppy songs
Her songs include:
- Green Light (with Tekno)
- Vybe (Ft. Sarkodie)
- Werk (ft Skuki)
- Abena (feat. Kwesi Arthur, Shaydee & Ceeza Milli)
- Gelato (ft Zlatan Ibile)
DJ Cuppy Album
Debut album The musician released her debut album, Original Copy, on 21st August 2020.
The 12-track album contains these songs:
- Original Copy (Interlude)
- Jollof On The Jet
- Feel Good
- Cold Heart Killer
- Litty Lit
- Guilty Pleasure
DJ Cuppy Net worth
DJ Cuppy is one of the most influential and richest DJs in Nigeria today. However, there is no official information on exactly how much she is worth. So we can’t say for now.
Other interesting facts about Florence Otedola (DJ Cuppy)
The name Cuppy was born out of her love for cupcakes; especially the red velvet cakes. In fact she went as far as naming her record label Red Velvet music group.
Moreover, her fans are called ‘Cupcakes’.
On April 14th, 2020, DJ Cuppy revealed on Twitter that she was a vegan.
She was featured in the 2015 April/May issue of Forbes Woman Africa.
On the 20th of March, 2018, Florence Otedola was announced as Pepsi’s Official DJ Ambassador. She appeared in Pepsi’s “#NaijaAllTheWay” all-star advertisement ahead of the 2018 World Cup.
On 5th June 2018, Cuppy was announced as a Global Citizen Education Ambassador.
On November 28th of the same 2018, Cuppy was declared an Ambassador For Save The Children UK.
Many people believe that Florence is her father’s favorite.
Summary of Florence Otedola’s (DJ Cuppy) profile
Name: Florence Ifeoluwa Otedola
Age: 28 years old
Marital Status: Not married
Occupation: DJ, Singer, record producer, mixer.
Years active: 2013-present
Label: Red Velvet Music Group