The name Obi Cubana has been trending on major social media platforms in the country and offline over the past few days.
Before his mother’s burial, many Nigerians, except for those conversant with entertainment, clubbing, among others, may not know who he is.
In fact, some Nigerians have been raising eyebrows as to the source of his wealth after seeing the lavish display of money at his mother’s burial, not just by Cubana but also by his friends and associates.
This article will give you more details of who Obi Cubana really is.
Real Name: Obi Iyiegbu
Date of birth: 12 April 1975
Age: 46 in 2021
Wife: Ebele Iyiegbu
Children: Four boys
State of Origin: Anambra State
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Source of wealth: Business man
Net worth: est. $500,000,000
Obi Cubana’s Biography
Cubana whose real name is Obi Iyiegbu was born on the 12th of April 1975 at Oba, Anambra state. He clocked the age of 46 in 2021. He is the fourth child and last son of his parent. There are no much details about his childhood life.
Obi Cubana is educated as he went to Central Primary School, where he bagged his First School Leaving Certificate. He attended Dennis Memorial Grammar School, where he had his Senior School Leaving Certificate.
He then gained admission to the University of Nigeria Nsukka and graduated in 1998 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science.
The Night Life boss started his career in 2006 after he founded a Club called Ibiza Club in Abuja to entertain fun-seekers.
He had massive success with Ibiza club and went ahead to established Cubana, a hospitality club founded to give all-round entertainment and fun, in 2009.
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Cubana club started in Owerri, Imo State, but today Obi has been able to spread its reach across various states in the country, including Lagos, Abia and Enugu.
While Obi is the chairman of Cubana Group, one his close associate is Paschal Okechukwu, also known as Cubana Chief Priest, who is the General Manager of Cubana, Owerri and others.
Below are the names and location of his establishments;
Pablo Cubana in Lagos
Crave Cubana in Abuja
Grand Cubana Hotels in Abuja
Opium Cubana in Owerri
Cubana Night Clubs in Lagos
Gustavo Cubana in Enugu
Obi Cubana’s marriage
Cubana is married. He and Ebele Iyiegbu, who is a Lawyer by profession got married in 2008, and their union have been blessed with four sons.
Obi Cubana’s mother burial
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His mother’s burial which took place on the 16th of July, 2021, will be the point of discussion for a long time, not just in Aba or Anambra but also in Nigeria.
This is owing to the lavish spending which took place during the party. Obi Cubana received over 200 cows aside from other cash gifts worth millions for his mother’s burial.
The event brought the village of Oba to the limelight.
Cubana lost his mother in 2020, to keep her in his memory, he got her immortalised with a pendant and neckpiece worth $100,000.
While the burial is being rated as one of the most lavish in the country, there are some disagreements in some quarters as some said the burial ceremony of famous billionaire Mike Adenuga’s mother in 2005 was greater.
Cubana’s net worth
He is worth around $500 million and is considered one of the richest men in the entertainment industryNaijaBlog.ng