Obi Cubana, whose actual name is Obinna Iyiegbu, is an infamous name in the Nigerian hospitality management and entertainment commercial enterprise. His career took off when he set up a nightclub, Ibiza, before launching the Cubana Group. This is an umbrella for all his business enterprises. Through the years, Obi has opened numerous Cubana brands throughout Nigeria and has plans of infiltrating his business transversely over the borders. He is among the wealthiest and holds very tangible influence all over Nigeria.
Obi Cubana Age and Place of Birth
Obi is an indigenous member of Aboji village in Oba, a township located in Idemili South Area of Anambra in South-Eastern Nigeria. This is where he was born on the 12th of April 1975 to his father, Chief Akaeze Oba of Aboji, and his mother, Ezinne Uche Iyiegbu who recently lost her life. He turned 46 years earlier this 2021.
Obi Cubana Early Life and Education
He has been brought up in Oba, his hometown, where he conducted his primary studies in Central Primary School. Hereafter, he went to Onitsha to attend secondary school in Dennis Memorial Grammar School. Upon secondary school graduation, he acquired enrollment at the University of Nigeria Nsukka in 1998 where he went to pursue a degree in Political Science.
Obi is the second-last born of his two brothers and one sister who is older than him and one younger sister. He is married to Ebele Iyiegbu and the two have four children.
Obi Cubana Career
Obi’s business in the hospitality and entertainment industries got off the ground in 2006 after he set in motion his first nightclub, Ibiza in Abuja. He believes that people need spaces where they go to unwind from the daily squabbles of life. He feels that entertainment is a great way to get relief from stress. This is what drove him into the business venture.
After he secured his position in the nightclub business, he founded Cubana Groups which launched its first branch called Opium, an industrious nightclub positioned at World Bank Road in Owerri. World illustrious musicians including Cardi B and Davido have made appearances and performances in the club.
The Cubana Group launched Montana and Pablo which are dance nightclubs and The Grind which is a restaurant situated at the top of the roof in Lagos. These establishments are a few among the ones that offer world-class cuisines and grills. He continued to launch more restaurants and nightclubs in Abuja and Enugu.
The Award-winning entrepreneur is presently in the process of establishing Cubana in Dubai and Cubana Real Estate companies. He has won several awards including the Special Leadership Award from The Rightville School in 2017 and his latest award, the Democracy Entrepreneur of the Year at the Democracy Heroes Awards in 2018.
Obi Cubana Net Worth and Assets
Obi Cubana has generated so much wealth from his business ventures over the years. He has accumulated an estimated net worth of $500million.
|Real Name||Obinna Iyiegbu|
|Place of Birth||Anambra, Nigeria|