Peruzzi formerly known as as TC Peruzzi, is in the league of Nigeria’s fastest rising star. He is a singer, song writer and has been able to carve a niche for himself, which he calls ” The UrbanAfroVibe”.
Peruzzi is very talented and creative in so many ways as an artist. His ability to fit into any genre of music is one of his secrets of becoming a fast rising singer.
In this article we reveal to you all you need to know about Peruzzi, his history, career and net worth.
- Full Name: Tobechukwu Victor Okoh
- Age: 31 years old
- Nationality: Nigerian
- State of Origin: Imo
- State of residence: Lagos
- Marital status: Single
- Occupation: Singer and a song writer
Peruzzi was born on the 5th of December, 1989. He was born into an Igbo family and Christian home. He is the last of three sisters. His father was an engineer by profession and his mother was a Heath worker.
Peruzzi grew up in Lagos and completed his primary education at Lerato Primary School, Egbeda in Lagos. After his primary education he went ahead to Command Secondary School, Ikeja where he obtained his senior school certificate.
Peruzzi went overseas to study Medicine and Surgery. He schooled in Odessa State National University, Ukraine. Throughout his college years, Peruzzi was doing well in school as he was trying to juggle both music and med school.
Unfortunately in 2013 during his fifth year in medical school, he went back to Nigeria due to his missing passport and never returned back to school.
Being born into a family were everyone can sing was a good headstart for Peruzzi. At a tender age of 7 he got a piano as a gift from his father. As a Christian in a Christian home, he first started off as a choir member.
The year 2007 marked the beginning of Peruzzi music career, however he left it due to his admission into medical school. After a while, Peruzzi gave in as he was under impromptu pressure by friends to perform at a Valentine’s day party.
After his outstanding performance at the party, he started giving second thoughts of going into music while being a handsome doctor. He began juggling med school with song writing and recording, mostly spending his time between libraries and studios.
Unfortunately in his fifth year, Peruzzi misplaced his passport and had to return to Nigeria to sort it out in 2013. During this period, the tables turned as he decided to channel all of his energy and focus on music instead of med school.
Our charming Peruzzi, became active in 2016 and was signed under Golden Boy Entertainment. In 2017 he released a song “For Your Pocket” featuring LK Kuddy. This song was a major hit which brought him to the spotlight.
Peruzzi was now in the spotlight and started getting attention of top musicians in the likes of Davido aka OBO, Tubaba and many more. In November of 2017, Peruzzi signed a deal with Davido‘s record label (Davido Music Worldwide aka DMW).
Under the DMW record label, Peruzzi has recorded and released many songs including “Majesty”. This song “Majesty” was featured by Nigeria 2018 Big Brother runner-up Cee-c.
Other songs he released in 2018 includes;Twisted with Davido and DMW, Try featuring Davido, Sangbana, Craze, Tatashe, Did You, Ola featuring Mayorkun, Mind featuring Davido, Mayorkun and Dremo, Head Shot, Mata, My Head featuring Davido and 2Sec, By Force featuring May D and many more.
Peruzzi fans spiked at high rates as he collaborated with other artists such as TuFace in “Amaka”, Duncan Mighty in “Aza”, Iceprince in “Yawa”, Pelli in “Turn Up”, Mayorkun in Red Handed and many more. His ability to collabo earned him the nick name “Prince Collabo”.
Rumours has it that Peruzzi is in a relationship with former BBNaija housemate, Cynthia Nwadiora otherwise known as Cee-c.
This rumour was later confirmed indirectly by Peruzzi as he tagged Cee-c in his words “Peace of mind. Battery recharged… Back to work, forever covered” on his social page.
Peruzzi being a fast rising musician within a span of approximately four years, has received some awards such as; Rookie of the Year in City People Music Award, 2018 and Best Collaboration with “A” List Artiste in Top Naija Music Award, 2018.
Peruzzi has also been nominated for various awards such as; Best New Artiste of the Year, Soundcity MVP Awards, 2018 and Rookie of the Year, Headies Awards, 2018.
Peruzzi Net Worth
Peruzzi has an estimated net worth of $300,000.