According to SLEEKGIST, Patrick Imohiosen (born September 25) is a multi-award-winning Nigerian disc jockey, on-air personality, and record producer known professionally as DJ Neptune.
His versatility has made him a household name in the music industry, and his collaborations with well-known artists are always a smash.
He is well recognized for his Afro-Pop, hip hop, dancehall, and R&B music.
Full Name: Imohiosen Patrick
Stage Name: DJ Neptune
Born: 25 September 1990
Age: 30 years old
Place of Birth: Lagos, Nigeria
State Of Origin: Edo State
Parents: Mr. Imohiosen
Height: 5 feet 7 inches
Girlfriend/ Wife: Ese Imohiosen (m. 2012)
Occupation: DJ / Record Producer
Net Worth: $1 million
DJ Neptune hails from Edo state South-south Nigeria but was born in Lagos State on September 25 with the full name Patrick Imohiosen.
He is the last born and only male child of a family of four.
He is a Christian that spent most of his days in the commercial city of Lagos.
SLEEKGIST learnt that his father, Mr. Imohiosen, had also wanted his only son, Patrick (DJ Neptune) to become an engineer in the future, but the Lagos-born was adamant because he had already found love in music which was why he gunned to become a DJ.
DJ Neptune did all his schooling from primary education up to tertiary education in Lagos State, Nigeria.
First was his primary, then secondary education, where he attained a mandatory West African Examination Council (WAEC) certificate and the Senior Secondary School Certificate (SSCE).
After that, he went on to study Mass Communication at the University of Lagos, located in Lagos State, Nigeria.
DJ Neptune developed an interest to become a Disc Jockey at the tender age of 10. He started by entertaining his friends and family.
He gained mentorship from an experienced DJ, Douglas, and became a professional DJ in 2001.
He became famous when he started working as the official DJ of popular radio station Ray Power 100.5 between 2004 and 2010.
He was later contracted by famous Nigerian rapper and singer, Naeto C to become his official DJ.
Soon enough, he thought about building his brand as a professional DJ and gaining popularity. This was when he started to produce mixtapes for free download on the internet.
The idea about promoting his brand worked, and a few months later, he released his first collaboration with Nigerian rapper, MI Abaga and Naeto C in the 123 remixes.
DJ Neptune went on with more hits like “The Late Dagrin” featuring MI Abaga, This Gbedu featuring Ice Prince, So Nice featuring Davido and Del B, Baddest featuring Olamide, Scooby-Doo featuring Jesse Jagz, General Pype, and Lynxx.
DJ Neptune successfully released his first hit album titled, Greatness, consisting of 13 tracks featuring the likes of Davido, Mr Eazi, Niniola, Olamide, Mayorkun, Runtown, Phyno, Maleek Berry, C4 Pedro, Zoro, Small Doctor, Slimcase, and the rest.
Some of his most downloaded and most streamed songs include; Wait featuring Kizz Daniel, Mia Mia featuring Mr Eazi and C4 Pedro and Nobody featuring Joeboy and Mr Eazi.
He has performed and hosted several tours and shows in and outside Nigeria, such as;
The 2011 Rick Ross Concert in Lagos
The 2011 Malawi Tour with Naeto C
The 2012 Big Brother Africa 7 Finale with Naeto C
The 2012 Birthday party for Fifi Ejindu in Burj Arab, Dubai.
The 2013 St Patrick Jameson Day in Kenya
The 2013 Gulder Ultimate Lagos
The 2013 Hennessy Artistry Concert
The 2015 All Africa Games in Congo Brazaville
DJ Neptune is one of the most recognized DJs in Africa. He has received several awards and nominations such as;
World DJ at Nigerian Entertainment Award (2009)
Best DJ at Tush Award (2009)
Best Nigerian DJ at Dynamix All Youth Award (2009)
Internation Best DJ at Africa Entertainment Awards (2010)
International DJ at NPA Awards (2011)
World DJ at Nigeria Entertainment Awards (2012).
DJ Neptune maintains an ever-increasing number of followers and fans on his social media platforms. You can follow him on his social media via;
Facebook: DJ Neptune
DJ Neptune is quite tall with a height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs 63kg. He has black eyes and low-cut black hair. He is dark-skinned.
DJ Neptune is married to a beautiful woman named Ese Imohiosen. The duo hitched in late December 2012 at a top wedding with lots of celebrities in attendance.
The union is blessed with a beautiful daughter, Janelle.
DJ Neptune is one of the most influential and sort after Disc Jockey in Nigeria, with an estimated net worth of $1 million.
He gets paid for performance on stage and events, tours, music, and album sales.