Olamilekan Moshood Agbeleshe, more commonly known as Laycon is a Nigerian rapper and reality TV star more notable as the winner of the Big Brother Naija (BBN) Season 5 edition.
Laycon, a native of Ogun State, was born and raised in Lagos where he had all of his education. Quite contrary to claims that Laycon was the best graduating student of his set, he actually graduated with a second class upper in 2016 at the University of Lagos (UNILAG).
He presumably began rapping at the tender age of 16 and went on to become one of the top ten performers of the 2014 Coke Studio UNILAG event. He also made it to the top 10 finalists of LSB Challenge of MTV Base. It wasn’t until 21st of February, 2019, the same year he got signed to Fierce Nation that he released his popular “Fierce” single which featured Reminisce and Chinko Ekun. “Fierce” was a single from his released second extended play (EP), “Who is Laycon?“.
Laycon entered into the Big Brother Naija (Season 5) house the 19th contestant and was instantly the joke of the show, owing to his appearance. He was much-talked-about and was the immediate underdog of the reality TV show until details of his academic excellence and musical talent filtered.
Also, Laycon went on to become one of the most intelligent housemates of the season 5 edition and started winning hearts over his composure, intelligence and gentlemanly approach. It wasn’t long until he became sworn enemies with a section of the audience and fellow housemate, Erica, who later got evicted over a despicable behaviour which included but was not limited to issuing threats towards a fellow housemate, directly hurling insults and abuse at fellow housemates among a host of others.
Although Laycon would go on to win the reality TV show, he claimed he never saw himself as a winner and that his purpose of going into the House was to draw attention to his music and promote himself. He won the edition, garnering over 60% of the total votes cast and walked away with N85 million grand prize.
Laycon Net Worth (2021)
Olamilekan Moshood Agbeleshe, popularly known as Laycon is Nigerian songwriter, rapper, reality TV star and winner of the Big Brother Naija Season 5 edition with an estimated net worth of N250 million (N250,000); contributing factors to his net worth include several endorsements with top brands and the winner of an N85 million grand prize as the BBNaija Season 5 winner.