Umu-Obiligbo is a stage name for Anambra born duo brothers, Akunwafor Chukwuemeka Obiligbo and Ogbuozor Ifeanyịchukwu Obiligbo who are singers of Igbo highlife music.
Before their emergence in the highlife music industry, the name “Obiligbo” is already a household name in Igbo highlife music industry thanks to their grandfather Chief Ezigbo Obiligbo who dominated highlife music industry in 70s.
Their grandfather was so good that he once got a car gift from General Gowon Yakubu for his wonderful performance.
This article is a biography of umu obiligbo and net worth of umu obiligbo singers in Nigeria.
Umu-obiligbo hails from Nteje, a town in Anambra State.
They were born and brought up at Nkpor, a town next to Onitsha.
Their direct father, Ajana Obiligbo also did Igbo highlife music.
However, he wasn’t as successful as his children or his father Ezigbo Obiligbo.
In an interview with the singer brothers, they opined that while growing up it never crossed their mind to pursue career in highlife music.
Umu-Obiligbo already had their maiden album titled “Udo Ga Di” (peace will reign) already soaring very high especially in Southern Nigeria.
The highlife music brothers have already produced major hits with top Nigerian artists like Flavour, Phyno and Humble Smith.
In 2019, the duo featured Flavour on a track “Ije Awele” which topped most play chart of radio station for weeks.
Albums and Songs of Umu Obiligbo
The latest Igbo highlife music singing duo has some music albums, EPs and tracks to their credit.
Below are some of the Umu Obiligbo music albums, EPs and hit tracks.
- Ife Di Mma – Album released in 2014
- Udo Ga Adi – EP released in December, 2014
- Awele – EP released on December 2018
- Culture – Single released on April, 2019
- Ife Chukwu Kwulu – Album released on November, 2020
Umu-Obiligbo Are They Twins?
One of the constantly asked question about Umu-Obiligbo is if they are twins.
The question has also generated a lot of arguments. Now here is the answer about the twin status of Umu-Obiligbo.
Umu-Obiligbo are not twins as being speculated, they are simply brothers from same parents.
Akunwafor Obiligbo is the elder brother while Okpuozor is younger brother, So Umu Obiligbo singers are not twin brothers rather siblings.
What Is The Age Of Umu-Obiligbo?
Their ages are not yet known but we believe they are between 31 to 35 years old.They are also from royal family, hence the title prince in their names.
Family & Personal Life Of Umu-Obiligbo
Umu-Obiligbo lives at Awka the capital of Anambra State and are not yet married.
However, Akunwafor Chukwuemeka Obiligbo one of Umu-Obiligbo brothers already has a daughter from a beautiful Anambra State based model.
With more records to their credit, their reputation and fame continues to rise.
The singer brothers has performed for Nigeria brewery and Intafact beverages.
They have also attended numerous shows and concerts to cement their place as one of the best highlife singers currently in Nigeria
Net Worth & Cars Of Umu-Obiligbo
The duo singers have Toyota Avalon and Mercedes Benz to their fleet of cars.
The highlife singers are estimated to worth a combined $310,000.