Phyno Biography: Age, Career, Pictures, Personal Life

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Phyno is a Nigerian rapper and record producer who is well-known for promoting the Igbo culture through his style of music. He became famous when he started making songs in 2014 and normally featured top act, olamide who he regards as a close friend and brother.



Name Chibuzor Nelson Azubuike
Born 9th of October, 1986  (age 36 years)
Enugu State, Nigeria
Nationality Nigerian
Gender Male
Profession Musician
Alma Mater Public Administration from the Institute of Management and Technology in Enugu State, Nigeria.

Phyno whose real name is Chibuzor Nelson Azubuike is a popular songwriter and record producer who has been in the entertainment industry for a long time. He was previously a producer in 2003 before deciding to go into rap music and is the founder and CEO of PENTHAUZE.


Phyno is 36 years old.

Early Life And Education

Phyno whose real name is Chibuzor Nelson Azubuike was born on the 9th of October, 1986 in Enugu State, Nigeria. He is originally from Anambra State despite being born in Enugu State which is equally an Igbo neighboring state. 

Despite less information on the school he attended for his basic education, it is learned that his stage name was given to him during his school days. He was also a known player of numerous instruments including drums and piano.

Phyno studied and graduated with a degree in Public Administration from the Institute of Management and Technology in Enugu State, Nigeria.

Personal Life

There is no information on the relationship status of Nigerian musician, Phyno.


Phyno has always had a passion for going into administration work and this geared him to study Public Administration. His music career was kicked off while he was in his second year at the university.

Phyno made a lot of profit from songs as he obtained a lot of knowledge about music production and equally produced for several artists looking for a suitable and competent producer.

He was quick to learn several instruments including drums and piano and this added to his musical growth. Phyno started creating his visual reproduction of different recordings which he heard at the time.

His major song came when he made a production that featured renowned musician, MI Abaga, and other artists. Phyno became a big name in the industry when he released “Ghost Mode” in 2024 which featured indigenous rapper, Olamide.

The song earned a lot of recognition and went ahead to win the Best Collaboration Award of the Year in the music industry.

Through the production of several notable songs, Phyno became a reputable figure among musicians in Nigeria. Aside from music, he has been into acting and starred in the Nigerian movie titled “Lion Heart”.

Phyno is the founder of PENTHAUZE Music and has numerous artists under his label including Rhatti, Nuno Zigi, and Cheque.

Net Worth

Phyno has an estimated net worth of between $1 million and $8 million.

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