Who is Poco Lee?
Poco Lee is one of the most popular dancers in Nigeria. He went from being a street dancer to becoming one of the most popular dancers in Nigeria. Poco Lee’s real name is Iweh Pascal Odinaka. He was born on 21st October 1996. Reading through his biography written here on Thrill NG, you will get to find out that Poco Lee is from Orlu LGA in Imo State. He became a sensation after he trended on Instagram with a dance video on one of Zlatan Ibile’s songs. In this post, we will be writing about Poco Lee biography, age, career, state of origin, net worth, and other facts about him that you probably didn’t know. First, let’s look at his profile summary.
|Iweh Pascal Odinaka
|Date of birth
|21st October 1996
Poco Lee Biography
Poco lee’s real name is Iweh Pascal Odinaka. He was born on 21st October 1996 and he hails from Orlu LGA in Imo State, a south-eastern state in Nigeria predominated by the Igbos. He is 27 years old currently. He is the third child out of five children of Mr. Kenneth Iweh and Mrs. Augustina Iweh, his parents. Poco grew up in Ojo in Lagos where he attended Nigerian Navy Primary School, Okokomaiko in Ojo, during his primary school days. He had his secondary school education at Command Day Secondary School, Ojo Barracks in Lagos State. Poco Lee studied Microbiology at the Lagos State University (LASU) and graduated in December 2019 with a bachelor’s degree.
Poco Lee is not married yet, but he is in a relationship with his longtime girlfriend, Amaka. They have been together before he became famous. Speaking about how Poco Lee got his name, he revealed in an interview that he got his name from an Italian music term called “Poco a Poco” which means little by little. The name was given to him during a music class in Junior Secondary School because he was small, he added “Lee” to complement it.
Poco Lee Career
Poco Lee is a popular dancer and hypeman. He is one of the most popular dancers in Nigeria, thanks to this “Zanku” and “leg work” expertise. His breakthrough came after a video of him dancing to the popular dance steps “Zanku” and “Legwork” in an event, hosted at Lagos State University (LASU) that trended on Instagram. The video was reposted by Tunde Ednut, on Instagram. In less than an hour, Poco Lee’s dance videos went viral online, featuring even on celebrities’ Instagram handles. Poco Lee’s dance attracted Zlatan Ibile who later featured him in Zanku’s music video.
After featuring in Zlatan Ibile’s music video, he became the dancer most Nigerian musicians want to have in their music videos. He has featured in the music videos of the songs such as;
- Killin’ Dem – Zlatan Ibile ft Burna Boy
- Am I A Yahoo Boy? – Naira Marley
- Zanku – Zlatan Ibile
- Oyi – 2Baba ft H Idibia
- This Year – Zlatan
- Agege -Tekno ft Zlatan Ibile)
- Vision 2020 – Bella Schmurda ft. Olamide
- Soapy – Naira Marley
- Osanle – Zlatan Ibile ft Davido
- Bum Bum – Davido ft Zlatan Ibile)
- Of Lala – Rahman Jago, ft Jamo Pyper, and Zlatan Ibile.
Poco Lee won the “Best Dancer” award during the Naija Hype Award (NHS), in 2019. He has worked with several 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. Poco Lee has danced in international events such as;
- One Africa Music Festival – Dubai, United Arabs Emirate
- Valentine’s Jamboree Concert – Nairobi, Kenya
- Naira Marley’s concert – O2 Arena in London.
Poco Lee Net worth
Poco Lee’s net worth is an estimated $500,000. He features in music videos, anchors shows, and club events, and works with brands – that is so far his known source of income. He is in tandem with Zlatan Ibile, Olamide, Burna Boy, Gucci Branch, Naira Marley, Rahman Jago, Zanku Records, Arya Starr, DMW, and other top names in the Nigerian music industry.