Poco Lee, a Nigerian professional dancer, choreographer, and social media sensation, has gained widespread recognition for his innovative dance moves. He has forged collaborations with some of the most prominent figures in the Nigerian music scene, including Wizkid, Davido, and RunTown.
Poco Lee: The Nigerian Dancing Sensation
Early Life of Poco Lee
Poco Lee, a professional dancer, choreographer, and social media sensation, was born in Orlu LGA, Imo State, Nigeria. He is the third child among five siblings born to Mr. Kenneth Iweh and Mrs. Augustina Iweh.
Girlfriend and Relationship Status
Poco Lee has been in a long-term relationship with Amaka, his girlfriend from before his fame. His stage name, “Poco Lee,” originated from the Italian term “Poco a Poco,” meaning “little by little,” which he acquired during a music class in Junior Secondary School. He decided to add “Lee” to complement it.
For his primary education, Poco Lee attended Nigerian Navy Primary School in Okokomaiko, Ojo. He pursued his secondary education at Command Day Secondary School, Ojo Barracks, Lagos State. Later, he studied Microbiology at the University of Lagos, graduating in December 2019.
Poco Lee’s Rise to Stardom
How It All Started
Poco Lee’s journey to stardom began when he posted a video of himself dancing to the trending moves “Zanku” and “Legwork” at an event held at Lagos State University (LASU). This video was shared by Tunde Ednut on Instagram and quickly went viral. It garnered attention from celebrities and even the dance originator, Zlatan Ibile, who collaborated with him in the music video for the song “Zanku.”
Poco Lee Dance Career
Poco Lee is renowned for his exceptional dancing skills, particularly in “Zanku” and “Legwork.” Following the success of his viral video, he became a sought-after dancer for Nigerian musicians. He has appeared in music videos for artists such as Zlatan Ibile, Naira Marley, 2Baba, Bella Shmurda, Olamide, and Davido.
Poco Lee friends and Associations with Prominent Artists
Poco Lee has collaborated with numerous notable artists in the Nigerian music industry, including Burna Boy, Gucci Branch, Zlatan Ibile, Davido, Olamide, Naira Marley, Rahman Jago, Tiwa Savage, Reekado Banks, and Niniola.
In 2009, Poco Lee received the “Best Dancer” award at the Naija Hype Award (NHS). In 2023, he was nominated for the Pulse Influencer awards.
Poco Lee’s estimated net worth stands at $70,000, primarily earned through his appearances in popular music videos.
Poco Lee’s Impressive Car Collection
White Lexus SUV Gift
In 2020, a devoted fan gifted Poco Lee his first white Lexus SUV, which garnered significant attention and congratulations from fans and fellow celebrities.
2019 Ford Mustang Convertible
Poco Lee splurged on a 2019 Ford Mustang convertible, worth over N20 million.
He has also been spotted with various other luxury vehicles, although it remains unclear if they are part of his personal collection.
Poco Lee’s Residence
Poco Lee resides in an apartment located in Lekki, Lagos State. In September 2023, he presented his mother with a beautiful house, a heartwarming transformation for a former plantain seller turned landlady. 💚🏡