Ozi F Teddy is one of Botswana’s hip-hop artists taking the whole continent by a storm. He represents the new age rappers in Africa who intentionally or accidentally are changing the hip hop scene in the continent with new styles and different approaches.
This article looks at Ozi F Teddy’s net worth, early life, education, as well as his successful music career.
What is Ozi F Teddy’s net worth?
According to several online sources, Ozi F Teddy’s net worth is estimated at between $500, 000 and $1million.
He has accumulated this net worth from his music and the lucrative endorsement deals he has secured with big brands.
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Ozi F Teddy’s career
In 2008, Ozi was a top five finalist on an annual show that is broadcast in over 10 countries in southern Africa called ‘My African Dream’. This laid a good foundation for him to make it in the music industry in Botswana and beyond.
After the talent show, he got opportunities to perform in high schools, private parties and other events.
Many started noticing him as a serious artiste after his collaboration in 2011 with ATI on the song On My Way. The two would later become bitter rivals and even release diss tracks on each other. He has over the years released more diss tracks against fellow Botswana rappers as is the norm with the hip hop scene.
The rapper known to speak his mind even at the cost of getting in trouble has in the past been in a lot of scandals and troubles even with authorities who have arrested him in the recent past.
The money he has made from performances, royalties, and licenses has greatly contributed to Ozi F Teddy’s net worth.
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Ozi F Teddy’s brand endorsements
Apart from music, Ozi F Teddy’s net worth has also been contributed by the money he has made from his endorsement deals.
He has worked with big brands like Coca Cola when he was a Sprite brand ambassador for some time. He has also worked as a presenter in Television stations. This diversity has earned him both a reputation and some good money.
Another big brand that has worked with him is Mooka Mageu making him one of the biggest earning artistes in Botswana from endorsements.
Ozi F Teddy’s early life
Ozi F Teddy was born Ted Tshepang Phaphane 30 years ago in the renowned village called Thamaga in Kweneng District in Botswana. The village is not far from Gaborone, the capital city of Botswana.
He is the middle child in a small family of three kids. It is understood that his mother and father noticed his talent when he was still young. At 13 years old, he already started rapping.
His family have always been his biggest supporters as from the interviews he has done throughout his career.
He started off with writing lyrics and reciting them which eventually gave him the confidence he usually has till date.
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Ozi F Teddy’s education
For school, Ozi went to primary and secondary schools in the local schools. He did fairly well and later on joined University of Botswana where he graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Media studies. He represents the group of musicians who did well in academics despite starting his musical journey at a very young age.
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Who is Ozi F Teddy’s girlfriend?
Ozi F Teddy has not been one to have his relationship business out to the public but in 2017 he ‘proposed’ to his girlfriend on social media with a heartwarming romantic message.
The identity of the woman who also happens to be his baby mama is Ketso Lolo. They had a son by the name Li. However, not much is known about the relationship between Ketso and Ozi as at the moment.
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