Laycon Biography: BBNaija, Yoruba Name, Girlfriend, Age, Net Worth, Endorsement Deals & Record Label

Basic Information

Stage Name: Laycon
Real Name: Olamilekan Moshood Agbeleshe
Occupation: Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer
Date Of Birth/Age: 08 November 1993
Place of Birth: Lagos, Nigeria.
Gender: Male
Nationality: Nigerian
Marital Status: Single
Education: Lagos State University

Laycon Biography

Laycon is a rapper and songwriter of Nigeria provenance whose legal name is Olamilekan Moshood Agbeleshe. He was occupying the office of rapper and songwriter before he made it to the Big Brother Naija house. But it was in the house that he truly found fame.

Born 27 years ago in Lagos, Nigeria, by parents who are from Ogun state, Laycon is currently a buzzing voice in Nigerian music. The songster reportedly started rapping and writing songs from a young age. In 2014, two years before graduating from the University, he was among the artistes that performed for Coke Studio at the University of Lagos.

Three years later, in 2017, he made the top ten list of MTV Base LSB challenge. Laycon has since released several numbers, including “Senseless” and “Fierce” (with Chinko Ekun and Reminisce).

When Nigerians poured into the streets, calling for the end of SARS, Laycon didn’t miss joining the vanguard of that advocacy.


Laycon was already a rap voice before he auditioned for Big Brother Naija lockdown edition (BBN Season 5). At the |Big Brother House, because of his “humble” background and unassuming personality, he found favour with most Nigeria, who campaigned assiduously for him until he was finally announced winner, taking home millions, a car gift, among other goodies.

It wasn’t exactly a smooth sail at the outset, though, but Laycon rebounded halfway into the show, ultimately winning the coveted prize

Yoruba Name

Laycon’s Yoruba name is Olamilekan Moshood Agbeleshe. He anglicized the last part of his name ‘lekan. The result is the name  by which he is today famous: Laycon.


The issue of Laycon’s girlfriend has been a controversial one. In the Big Brother Naija house, he had told Dorathy and others that he has a girlfriend outside the house but that he didn’t tell her he was going to the Big Brother Naija house because she would never have allowed him.

When he won the BBNaija scudetto, a mysterious lady had materialized online calling herself his ex girlfriend and loudly regretting that she had jilted him when he had nothing. She “generously” offered to be his baby mama.

A winner and out of the Big Brother Naija house, Laycon had an entirely different story. He insisted he doesn’t have a girlfriend, calling his fans, collectively known as icons, his girlfriends.

It the Big brother, though, it was obvious he had a crush on Erica


Born in 1993, Laycon is currently 27 years. He will be 28 years in November.

Net Worth

Not much was known about Laycon until he won BBNaija Lockdown edition, although he was already a rap figure. The songster experienced naira rain when he won the lockdown edition of BBNaija. He is one of the millionaire rappers in Nigeria with a net worth of about N30 million.

Endorsement Deals

In the world of endorsements, Laycon isn’t doing badly. Following his win at the BBNaija house, several organizations have tapped his fame to take their brands to town. He has endorsement deals with phone manufacturer Oppo, with Mentos, and with the skincare company Beautiful and Body NG, among others.

Record Label

In 2020, he was rumoured to have clinched a recording deal with Davido’s DMW, but it soon emerged that it wasn’t true. The rumour had circulated at the time because he was photographed bonding with label boss Davido.

Laycon is currently signed to Fierce Nation Entertainment (FNE), a record label that appears to be new in the industry.

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