Who is Dr Sid and what is Dr Sid’s net worth? Sidney Onoriode Esiri popularly known with his stage name ‘DR SID‘ was born in Ikeja, Lagos but he hails from Urhobo in Delta State the south southern part of Nigeria.
Dr. Sid was born on the 1st Of May, 1980 to the legendary actor late Justice Esiri popularly known for the role he played in the old soap opera that aired from 1968 to 1988 “Village Headmaster“. His mother is a fashion designer.
Dr. Sid is a singer, songwriter, dentist, stage performer, and entertainer.
As of 2019, Dr Sid net worth is estimated to be $1.6 Million.
Dr Sid is a Nigerian Award-winning musician who rose to fame with hit songs like ‘Booty Call’ and ‘Close to you’. The dentist-cum-singer has won more than five awards and is one of the popular hip hop stars of his time.
Childhood and Early Life
Dr Sid: Education
Dr. Sid was born and brought up in Lagos State, he went to Nigerian Airforce Secondary School Ikeja, Lagos State where he obtained his West Africa Senior School Certificate.
After obtaining his West Africa School Certificate, Dr Sid proceeded to the University Of Ibadan where he studied Dental Surgery. This made him a Dentist professionally.
During his university days, he took parts in different concerts, dance competitions, stage plays, and winning multiple awards.
Dr Sid: Music Career
Dr Sid started his career in 1999 when he worked with Tribesmen as a choreographer. Later, he got the opportunity to join the members of Da trybe to release a hit song ‘OYA’ with 2Shots, Sasha, Del, Timi Dakolo, Freestyle, Eldee, and Kb.
He went for his Master’s degree in the United Kingdom and met JJC, 419 Squad, R70, Kas, Felix Duke and Dbanj.
He later returned to Nigeria after his Master’s degree and worked in the Lagos Teaching Hospital and went for his National Youth Service Corps in Yola, Adamawa State.
He has worked in various dental clinics but did not forget his passion for music.
Later in 2007, Dr. Sid took a bold step to quit practicing as a dentist and focus his attention on his music career. He signed a recording deal with one of the best record label Mo Hit records owned by Don Jazzy.
He featured in 7 of the 15 tracks released by Mo Hits Allstars in December 2007 titled collective album Curriculum Vitae (CV) which include the popular ‘Booty Call’ and ‘Close to you’.
The dentist spent 2006, 2007, and 2008 with Mo hits Allstars touring around the wold and performing at most of the major events in the country including Thisday Music Festival and Star Mega Jam.
Dr Sid released his first studio album with Mo Hits record under Don Jazzy in April 2010 titled ‘Turning Point’ He had some hit tracks ‘Something About You’, ‘Pop Something’. ‘Over The Moon’ which topped most Nigeria music charts then.
After Don Jazzy and Dbanj went their separate ways and dissolved Mo Hits record, Dr Sid move with Don Jazzy who started a new record label known as Mavin Records. Tiwa Savage was also a part of Marvin Records before her recent move to another record label in 2019.
In 2013, Dr Sid released another album titled ‘Siduction’ under Mavin records. He has some hit tracks that made waves in it like Surulere, Baby Tornado featuring Alexandre Burke, Oyari featuring Tiwa Savage, Last Bus Stop.
Dr Sid got married in August 2014 to Simisola Osomo his longtime girlfriend and their union has been blessed.
Dr Sid: Children
Dr Sid and wife Simisola are blessed with 2 beautiful girls. The first girl Sidney was born in 2015 and they welcomed their second baby girl on Christmas eve at 3.42am in 2018, they named her Sarah.
Fresh Video (Mo Hits Allstars) at Soundcity Music Awards in 2008.
Best Afro Hip hop video (Mo’ Hits Allstars) at Nigerian Music Video Awards in 2009.
Hiphop World Revelation of the year at Hip-hop World Awards in 2011.
Best Pop Single at Hip-hop World Awards in 2011.
Best Collaboration at City People Entertainment Awards in 2014.
Dr Sid Net Worth
Dr Sid’s net worth is estimated to be $1.6 Million dollars.
Dr Sid House And Cars
Dr Sid has a beautiful house in Lekki that is estimated to worth N110 Million naira in 2014. According to information from sources like Bellanaija, the house was purchased through a mortgage that will be paid for 25 years.
He and his wife also own a Prado Jeep which was given as a wedding gift to them by Don Jazzy.
Turning point – 2010 Siduction- 2013
In 2014, he became an MTN Ambassador for MTN, one of the telecommunications giants in Africa.
In 2015, he became the brand ambassador for House Of Lunettes, a luxury sunglasses online store.
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