Kogbagidi Biography, Age, Nationality, Educational Qualification, Family, Career and Net Worth

Kogbagidi is an International Show Promoter, Business Developer, Mentor, and Public Figure who has been doing the business of entertainment for over a decade.

Profile Summary

Full Name/Stage Name Olasunkanmi Quadri Taoreed/Kogbagidi
Date of Birth June 21, the 1980s
Nationality Nigerian
Relationship Status Married with two children
Occupation International Show Promoter, Business Developer, Mentor, and Public Figure
Net Worth $5 million

Who is Kogbagidi?

Kogbagidi is a Lagos big boy from a royal family who has carved a niche for himself in the Nigerian entertainment industry. He was said to have founded KGB Entertainment in 2011 and has established numerous lounges and clubhouses in Lagos, his hometown.

Kogbagidi Biography Age Nationality Educational Qualification Family Career And Net Worth

Early Life and Education of Kogbagidi


Olasunkanmi Quadri Taoreed popularly known as Kogbagidi was born on the 21st of June in Surulere. He hails from Ijede, Agbowa, Okepopo Kisi in Lagos State, Nigeria and he is the fourth of five children born to the family of Mr. and Mrs. Taoreed.

Kogbagidi’s mother is from Epetedo, Lagos Island. He recently celebrated his mother’s birthday, taking to his Instagram page to wish the woman well and saying he was lucky to be her son. Kogbagidi is from royalty, a Lagos family of princes known as the Kinyun Royal Family.

The influential millionaire was raised in Surulere Lagos, a commercial and residential town in Lagos. Hence, kogbagidi had his early school days in Lagos.

Kogbagidi Biography Age Nationality Educational Qualification Family Career And Net Worth

He attended the K. Kotun Memorial School in Bode-Thomas, Surulere. After primary school, Kogbagidi had his secondary education at the Federal Government College, as well as Star-Light College in Prime Iganmu, Lagos.

On completing basic school, he got admission to Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo, and got a degree in International Relations Personnel Management (IRPM) in 2012. Kogbagidi went for NYSC and was posted to Ebonyi State.

The husband and father of one are said to be in his mid-thirties. He was born sometime around the 1980s and usually celebrates his birthday on June 21.

Kogbagidi’s Career Path

KGB as he’s popularly known as got into the business of bars and lounges because of his father. His father was a club owner when Kogbagidi was young, which of course inspired him to open many more as an adult.

Kogbagidi which translates as ‘Life is not hard’ in Yoruba has spent more than ten years in the entertainment scene, pruning his career to an enviable position.

Thus, KGB has built for itself an enviable reputation. He officially began his professional services as a wingman in 2006 when he was a ticket office in Basket Mouth’s ‘Night of a Thousand Laughs’ in Fantasy Land, Lagos.

The show was a renowned annual comedy show put together by Basket and other comedians across the country. With this, Kogbagidi widened his scope and while still in LASU, he formed the group Team KGB’ which later sprang into ‘KGB Entertainment’ in 2011.

Aside from show promotion, Kogbagidi also makes his fortunes in other sectors. He does business development, artist mentorship, and management. He also has his hands on travel, tours, and investments.

Kogbagidi owns and operates many big-name lounges and relaxation spots in Lagos. As a wingman in the entertainment sector, Kogbagidi has worked with top Nigerian artists like Davido, Zlatan, DBanj, and Dammy Krane, and was a sponsor to the ‘Zazu Zeh’ crooner, Habeeb Okikiola also known as Portable.

Kogbagidi Biography Age Nationality Educational Qualification Family Career And Net Worth

Kogbagidi’s Wife and Family

The Nigerian media mogul cum mentor is married and has a daughter and a son. They live in his house in the United Kingdom, while he stays back to do business in Nigeria. Kogbagidi recently celebrated his daughter’s 5th birthday whose name is Raliat.

Kogbagidi Controversy with Portable Fight

The media guru was recently viral online for allegedly throwing singer Portable out of his hotel room. This was in reaction to the singer who had called out Poco Lee, a famous dancer, for stealing his money.

Although the Sango Ota-born singer, Portable had apologized, it’s not clear if that has mended his relationship with his sponsor and promoter, Kogbagidi. Before the incident, Kogbagidi had been footing Portable’s bills, in addition to taking him to events to meet big artists like Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, and others.

Kogbagidi Biography Age Nationality Educational Qualification Family Career And Net Worth

Kogbagidi Net Worth

Kogbagidi is reportedly worth $5 million. As a well-known Nigerian promoter and notable businessperson, he is also reported to own different top bars and lounges in Lagos state, Nigeria.


Kogbagidi has worked in the entertainment industry for more than ten years, but he first entered the field as a member of the ticket staff for the popular comedian Basketmouth’s A Night of a Thousand Laughs event at Fantasy Land.

The Lagos-born promoter started developing the necessary skills while attending LASU. He formed a group called Team KGB, which stands for Team Kogbagidi, which would later change its name to Kogbagidi Entertainment and become a legally recognized business around 2011.

In addition to promoting shows, Kogbagidi also oversees mentorship initiatives, business growth, advisory and management, tours and travel, and investment, among other things.


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