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Angelique Kidjo Net Worth and Biography 2022: Relationship, Awards, Facts.

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Angelique Kpasseloko Hinto Hounsinou Kandjo Manta Zogbin Kidjo is a Beninese singer-songwriter, actress, and activist. She is noted for her diverse musical influences and creative music videos.

Angelique Kidjo was born on July 14, 1960 in Ouidah, Dahomey (now Benin). Kidjo was born into a family of performing artists. She started singing at young age. As a result of her father being a musician, and her mother worked as a choreographer and theatre director.

She is one of the most successful Celebrities to come out of Benin. As well, Kidjo is one of the Richest Soul Singer.

 

The Grammy-winning singer has performed at many prominent events and venues, including the 2012 Fifa World Cup Kickoff Concert (alongside Shakira). A sold-out performance at Carnegie Hall.

She had the opportunity to sing for Nelson Mandela at the 46664 Concert in Cape Town, South Africa.

Kidjo performed Bella Bellow’s Blewu under the Arc de Triomphe in Paris on November 11, 2018. She did in front of 70 heads of state and a televised audience of millions to pay honor to the war’s slain African soldiers.


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As a result of all these achievements, The Grammy-winner has been called “Africa’s premier diva” by Time magazine. Also been label one of the Top 100 Most Inspiring Women in the World by The Guardian. Furthermore, The Daily Telegraph called her  “The undisputed queen of Africa music.”

Angelique Kidjo Net Worth and Quick Facts

Full NameAngélique Kpasseloko Hinto Hounsinou Kandjo Manta Zogbin Kidjo
Stage NameAngélique Kidjo
BirthdateJuly 14, 1960
BirthplaceOuidah, Dahomey (now Benin)
NationalityBeninese
EthnicityHalf Yoruba
Half Fon
ReligionTraditional Voodoo
Raised as Catholic
HoroscopeCancer
Age61 years. (as at 2022)
Father’s NameFranck Kidjo
Mother’s NameYvonne Kidjo
GenresAfropop, Afrobeat, reggae, world music, world fusion, worldbeat, jazz, gospel, Latin.
High SchoolN/A
CollegeCIM (Centre d’Informations Musicales), Paris.

Berklee College of Music, Boston, Massachusetts.
Marital statusMarried
Partner’s NameJean Hébrail
ChildrenA daughter, Naima Hebrail Kidjo
Height5' 8"
Weight62 kg
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlack
Sexual OrientationStraight
ProfessionSinger, Songwriter, Actress, Activist.
Debut AlbumPretty (1981)
Net Worth$6 million
Social MediaInstagram, Twitter
Websitewww.kidjo.com
Last UpdateApril 2022

Angelique Kidjo net worth in 2022 is $6 million

Relationship and personal life

Angelique tied the knot with her husband, Jean Hébrail, a was French musician and producer in 1987. And their union blessed with a beautiful daughter– Naima Hebrail Kidjo who was born in 1993 in France.

Which country does Angelique Kidjo come from?

Angelique Kidjo is from Benin, West Africa.

Is Angelique Kidjo a Yoruba?

The multiple Grammy award winner in a recent interview has revealed that she has root in Nigeria. The legendary singer in an interview with Smooth FM in Lagos State revealed that she is from Iseyin, a town in Oyo State, that’s according to her mother.

 

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