Obi Cubana is one of the most famous Nigerians currently. He is the founder of The Cubana Group as well as other companies. This article gives a detailed biography of Obi Cubana. Read on!

The Biography of Obi Cubana
The Biography of Obi Cubana

The Biography of Obi Cubana

Full Name: Obinna Tochukwu Iyiegbu

Born: 12 April 1975 (age 48), Idemili South, Anambra State, Nigeria

Alma mater: University of Nigeria, Nsukka

Spouse: Ebele Iyiegbu

Children: 4

Who is Obi Cubana?

Obinna Tochukwu Iyiegbu, widely recognized as Obi Cubana, operates as a Nigerian businessman, socialist, entertainer, and philanthropist. He presently leads the Cubana Group.

Early Life

Iyiegbu was born on 12 April 1975 in Anambra State, with his mother being Ezinne Iyiegbu. He hails from Oba in the Idemili South Local Government Area of Anambra State. He is married to Ebele Iyiegbu, and together, they have four children named Alex, Ifeanyi, Ebube, and Kosisochukwu.


He began his education at Central Primary School and later continued to Dennis Memorial Grammar School for his secondary education. Following this, he pursued a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, graduating in 1998. Additionally, on November 26, 2022, Enugu State University of Technology (ESUT) awarded him an Honorary Doctorate Degree.


Iyiegbu serves as the Chairman and Founder of the Cubana Group. His journey as an entrepreneur commenced in 2006 with the establishment of Ibiza Club, a nightclub located in Abuja. Subsequently, in 2009, he expanded his ventures by founding Cubana, a hospitality club situated in Owerri, Imo State.

Other establishments falling under the umbrella of the Cubana Group include:

  • Opium By Cubana, Owerri
  • The Grind by Cubana, Lagos
  • Montana by Cubana, Lagos
  • Pablo by Cubana, Lagos
  • Cubana Signature, Abuja
  • Puzzo by Cubana, Abuja
  • Caledonian Suites, Abuja
  • Crave by Cubana, Abuja
  • Hustle and Bustle, Abuja
  • Grand Cubana Hotels, Abuja
  • Cubana Gustavo, Enugu

Obi Cubana Net Worth

Obi Cubana currently ranks among the wealthiest and most influential personalities, entertainers, show promoters, and entrepreneurs in Nigeria. His net worth is estimated at over $100 million, derived from his income, properties, and assets. Obi Cubana net worth 2023 was estimated to be $70 million.

Obi Cubana Houses

What You Should Know About Billionaire Obi Cubana Mansion ...Obi Cubana's net worth means a huge garage. Take a quick look at his car  collection.


Many awards have been awarded to Obi Cubana including:

  • Africa Canada Invest Summit Award, 2022
  • Democracy Entrepreneur of the Year at the Democracy Heroes Awards in 2018
  • Special Leadership Award from Rightville School, 2017
  • Ghana-Nigeria Achievers Award 2017 as Inspiring Personality Award
  • Northern Nigeria Peace Summit/Award 2017 as Northern Nigeria Peace Builder of the Year
  • Young Entrepreneur of the Year, 2016

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