Ric Hassani Biography, Age, Early Life, Family, Education, Career And Net Worth

Ric Hassani

Ikechukwu Eric Ahiauzu (popularly known as Ric Hassani) is an award-winning Nigerian singer, songwriter and entrepreneur.

He is popularly known for his 2017 song, 'Ony You'. The song was produced by Doron Clinton for Riverland Recordings and has garnered more than 34 million views on YouTube.
We'd be seeing Ric Hassani's biography, date of birth, age, early life, family, parents, siblings, spouse, education, entertainment career, net worth, houses, cars, social media handles and everything else you'd love to know about him.
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Ric Hassani Profile

Before we continue, here's a quick rundown on Ric Hassani's profile and a few things you'd love to know about him:
Full name: Ikechukwu Eric Ahiauzu
Nickname: Ric Hassani
Born: 6th January 1989
Age: 32 years (2021)
Nationality: Nigerian
Parents: Prof. Augustine Ahiauzu, Prof. Blessing Ahiauzu
Education: Covenant University (CU)
Relationship status: Single
Occupation: Singer, songwriter
Genre: Pop-African
Religion: Christianity
Net worth

Ikechukwu Eric Ahiauzu (Ric Hassani) Biography and Educational Background

Ikechukwu Eric Ahiauzu was born on the 6th of January, 1989 in Port Harcourt, the capital of Rivers State, Nigeria to the family of Prof Augustine and Prof. Blessing Ahiauzu. His both parents were lecturers, with his father serving as the Vice-Chancellor of the Rivers State University of Science and Technology for eight years. 

He was raised on the university campus and had his elementary education at the Rivers State University of Science and Technology Staff School. Upon obtaining his First School Leaving Certificate, he enrolled at Gruntvig International Secondary School, Oba, Anambra State for his secondary education.

He subsequently secured admission to study at the prestigious Covenant University, Ota, Ogun State, graduating with a degree in Economics. Eric also holds a Masters Degree in Energy Economics and Policy from the University of Surrey, United Kingdom.

Entertainment Career

In an interview with Punch, Ric Hassani revealed that he started music professionally in December 2012. He describes his music genre as pop-African.

He uploaded his first video, 'Depression' on YouTube in 2013 and it has garnered more than 72,000 views. He released his debut album, 'The African Gentleman'.

Ric Hassani Songs

Ric Hassani has released a good number of songs since he ventured into music, including:
• Everything
• Thunder Fire You
• Wave
• I'll Give You Love, This Christmas
• Santa Brought Your Heart to Me
• Love You Anyway
• All I Want for Christmas Is You
• I Met You on Christmas Eve
• Beautiful to Me
• Number One
• Marry You
• Sing
• As Long As You Love Me
• Only You
• Gentleman
• Johnny
• Double Double
• One, Two (t. Yung L, M.I)
• My Love (ft. Johnny Drille, Tjan)
• I Love You (ft. C.C Johnson)
• Mama (ft. Sonyezo, Tay Grin)
• Sweet Mother (ft. Mumba Yachi)
• Oge Na Ga (ft. Cabo Snoop, Xcellenté, Mr Nomsy)
• Believe (ft. Olamide)
• Believe (Extended Remix ft. Falz, Olamide)
• Sweetest Thing (ft. Fiokee)
• Do Like Say (ft. DBYZ)

Awards and Recognition

Ric Hassani passion has earned him several nominations in the Nigerian entertainment industry, including:
• Best Alternative Song at The Headies 2016 (Nominated)
• Best Vocal Performance (Male) at The Headies 2016 (Nominated)
• Best Artiste in African R&B and Soul at the 2016 All Africa Music Awards (Nominated)
• Most Promising Artiste at the 2016 All Africa Music Awards (Nominated)
• Video of the Year at the 2016 All Africa Music Awards (Nominated)
• Best Collaboration at the Galaxy Music Awards (GMA) 2018 (Won)

Social Media Handles

You can connect with Ric Hassani on:
Instagram @RicHassani
Twitter @RicHassani

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