Obi Cubana Biography

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    Obinna Iyeigbu (born April 12, 1975) is popularly known by the nickname Obi Cubana. He is a Nigerian entrepreneur and socialite who is a chairman and the owner of the Cubana Group, one of the leading hospitality businesses in Nigeria.

    He has been dubbed the King Of Nightlife Entertainment due to his success in establishing thriving nightclubs.

    Obi Cubana owns a chain of clubs and hotels in Lagos, South East, and Abuja. He is also the founder and CEO of the alcoholic beverage brand Odogwu Bitters.

    Obinna Iyiegbu who is professionally known as Obi Cubana is from Oba, Idemili South, a city arranged in Anambra State.

    Obi Cubana Early Life

    Obi Cubana is a member of the illustrious Iyeigbu family of Oba, Idemili Local Government Area. He was born on the 12th of April, 1975 into the family of Mr. and Mrs. Iyeigbu, he was named Obinna Iyeigbu a week after his birth. 

    He is an Igbo man by tribe and native of Anambra State, in the Southeast region. His ancestral hometown is Oba.

    Growing up, he was often called “Obi” by his family members and friends. From a young age, he had become involved in entrepreneurship. Obi Cubana established a couple of small businesses as a teenager, which he used to raise money to meet his personal needs.

    Real Facts About Obi Cubana

    Full Name: Obinna Iyeigbu
    Stage Name: Obi Cubana
    Born: 12 April 1975 (age 47 years old)
    Place of Birth: Oba, Idemili South, Anambra, Nigeria
    State Of Origin: Anambra State
    Nationality: Nigerian
    Height: 1.83 m
    Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Iyeigbu
    Siblings: N/A
    Wife • Spouse: Ebele Iyiegbu
    Children: 4
    Occupation: Businessman • Entrepreneur
    Net Worth: US$300 million-US$500 million


    Obi Cubana Education

    Obi Cubana attended the Central Primary School in Oba for his elementary school education.

    He studied at Dennis Memorial Grammar School, Onitsha, for his secondary education.

    After graduating with good grades from high school, he gained admission into the University Of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN). Obi Cubana passed out of the institution after four years of study with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science.

    Obi Cubana’s Career

    Obi Cuban moved to the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, to actively pursue entrepreneurship, after graduating from the university. He launched an interior decor business and began to seek contracts. He got his major break in 1999 when a Senator contracted him to execute the interior decor of the latter’s mansion. That contract’s profit helped Obi Cubana scale up the business and invested in other businesses.

    In 2006, he decided to break into a new frontier by joining the nightlife business. This led to the opening of his flagship club called Ibiza Club. The club was situated in Abuja. His experience running other businesses proved useful, and Obi Cubana grew the establishment into one of the leading clubs in the nation’s capital. Three years later, he founded another Club in Owerri, Imo State, in 2009. This time around, he named the Club Cubana.

    Cubana Group has made Obi Cubana into a billionaire and a leading socialite in Nigeria.

    In 2022, Obi Cubana announced the establishment of Odogwu Bitters, an alcoholic beverage company. Within a short time, Odogwu Bitters has grown into one of the leading alcoholic beverage brands in the country. Their first official ambassador was a renowned Nigerian musician, Portable.

    Obi Cubana is the co-partner of the renowned mobile brand, New Age Mobile Concepts Limited. He signed Don Jazzy as their brand ambassador in 2022.

    Obi Cubana Net Worth

    The billionaire businessman Obi Cubana is the Chairman of Cubana Group and CEO of Ibiza Club.

    He joined the exclusive list of Nigeria’s billionaires because of the success of his businesses.

    Obi Cubana is estimated to have a net worth of US$300 million to US$500 million.


    Nwede Chinedu Mishach Popularly known as Rechibee is a Nigerian Content Editor and an Entertainment reporter at Wakadaily. He is a passionate journalist with a core interest in Special reports, Biography, and music journalism.

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