Ray Hushpuppi has been described as the Nigerian darkhorse who made it from rags to riches in no time.
He became such a major figure online because he was secretive and yet very rich.
Ray’s lifestyle, crazy parties, exclusive designer outfits, and more have sparked speculation about the source of his wealth.
Hushpuppi’s real name is Raymond Igbalodely and was born in June 14th in Lagos State, Nigeria.
He is also known as Aja 4, Gucci Master or Aja Puppi and his current place of residence isDubai, United Arab Emirates
Who is Hushpuppi?
Hushpuppu is an affluent Nigerian currently living in Dubai.
He became famous for flaunting his riches on Instagram and motivating other ‘hustlers’ to keep working hard for their dreams to come true.
Hushpuppi real age is not known, he only released his date of birth, June 14th to the public.
Hushpuppi’s source of wealth
Several Nigerian celebrities have accused the social media mogul of being a fraudster.
This is because he has not accurately described how he became rich and how he makes his coin currently.
There is also a rumour that he is a professional scammer who gets wealthy by scamming unsuspecting people online.
The rumour started when he took a screenshot to show off his wealth but ended up revealing an email sent by someone he knew.
It was determined that the email received on his phone belongs to Jane Woodscrane, who resides in the USA.
It was then assumed that he is a scammer who has several fake identities.
What does Hushpuppi do for a living?
Ray Hushpuppi job on his Instagram bio, claims that he is a Real Estate Developer.
That revelation came only after his friend turned foe, Mompha, was arrested by officials of the economic and financial crime commission.
Before the arrest, Ray had not confirmed any particular source of wealth.
Hushpuppi net worth
Despite never publicly claiming how much he is worth, it is estimated that Hushpuppi net worth is $20 million.
This is an assumption based on all his cars, including a private jet, his jewellery, and his over the top lifestyle displayed online.
Hushpuppi private jet
The Gucci Master spent a whopping Sh6 million to fly private to Paris after missing his flight.!
Hushpuppi arrested in Dubai
In June 2020, he was taken into custody alongside Woodbery and several others in Dubai by Interpol and FBI.
According to a video that has been circulating on social media, he and his cronies were allegedly surrounded by the officers on the grounds of being internet fraudsters.
After falling out with his friend, Mompha, he revealed some secrets about Hushpuppi.
Mompha claimed that back at home in Nigeria, Hushpuppi’s mother was a bread seller and his father was a taxi driver.
Mompha called out the ‘fraudster’ for ignoring his family. It has not been confirmed whether the claims are valid.
It is not officially known who his girlfriend is.
It is, however, speculated that it is Amirah Dyme.
This is because she takes pictures at Hushpuppi house in Dubai.
They have since been taken down from her Instagram account.
Hushpuppi is very wealthy and serves as an inspiration to several young people, and some celebrities have called him out.
They say that he should not flaunt his wealth without saying its source.
Nigeria rappers Phyno and Ice Prince slammed him saying that he is not a representation of his country, but he represents the Gucci brand.
Kcee was also puzzled by the source of Hushpuppi’s income, saying he needs to be honest about his money and where he gets it from.
He added that several artists put in a lot of work to make their money and yet Ray’s sources of income are still mostly unknown.
At one time, Hushpuppi spent over Sh3 million in a club just to prove to Davido that he is a self-made man who does not rely on his father’s wealth.
Hushpuppi has over 2.3 million followers.