Obi Iyiegbu popularly known as Obi Cubana is a Nigerian entrepreneur and philanthropist born on April 12, 1975. He is the chairman of Cubana group which has major branches across the country.
|Birth Name:||Obi Iyiegbu|
|Birth Date:||April 12, 1975|
|State of Origin:||Anambra State, Nigeria|
|Net Worth:||USD$50 million|
Early Life & Background
Obi Cubana was born on April 12, 1975 in Aba, Nigeria. He is from Oba in Idemili north local government area of Anambra State.
He attended Central primary school and Dennis Memorial Grammar School for his primary and secondary education respectively. He also obtained a bachelors degree in Political Science at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka.
Obi began with the establishment of his first club, Ibiza Club in 2006. With the success of Ibiza club, he established Cubana in 2009, a top notch club that provides all round entertainment.
The Cubana business is a wide one that comprises the likes of Rolex Hotels – Lagos; Cubana Leisure Outfits – Lagos, Grand Cubana Hotels – Abuja,Gustavo Cubana – Enugu, Opium Cubana – Owerri and so on.
He also has a close associate who is like a brother to him, his name is Pascal Okechukwu but popularly known as Cubana Chief priest. He is in charge of his entertainment conglomerates across the country.
Obi also revealed that works is in progress on establishing Cubana Dubai and Cubana Real estate.
Obi got married to his beautiful wife, Ebele Iyiegbu, a lawyer, and their union is blessed with four children (sons).
Awards & Nominations
Obi Cubana has been recognized for many awards which include:
- Entrepreneur of the Year (2016)
- Northern Nigeria Peace Summit Award (2017)
- Inspiring Personality Award at Ghana Nigeria Achievers Award (2017)
- Icon Award at Nigerian Film corporation Entertainment (2017)
- The RightVille Special Leadership Award (2017)
- Democracy Entrepreneur of the Year at the Democracy Heroes Award (2018)
Obi Cubana is one of the youngest entrepreneur with businesses across Lagos, Owerri, Enugu and Abuja. He has numerous cars and houses to his credit. His net worth is estimated at USD$50 million.