Hushpuppi is a Nigerian socialite who came into limelight as a results of the luxurious lifestyle he displays on social media especially on Instagram where he has 2.5 million followers.
Hushpuppi was born on October 11, 1982 and he spent most of his early days in Lagos state. But he has so far not revealed his State of Origin.
Hushpuppi flaunts expensive clothing, wristwatches, shoes, etc. on his social media handles. He also boasts of some expensive cars in the world.
Hushpuppi Real Name
Hushpuppi’s real name is Raymond Igbalode Abbas. He is also known as Aja Puppi and Aja, close family and friends call him Ray.
Hushpuppi Arrest in Dubai
Hushpuppi, 38, currently resides in Dubai, but after being arrested in the UAE months ago was taken to Chicago to appear in court.
Hushpuppi alongside his friend one Mr. Woodberry were reportedly ambushed and arrested in Dubai over allegations that they have committed large-scale fraud.
The news broke on Twitter along with a video which went viral showing a fleet of police cars supposedly surrounding the home of Hushpuppi in the UAE where he was residing then.
According to reports – which remained sketchy – Hushpuppi and Woodberry were allegedly involved in a multi-million dollar US fraud scheme targeting the unemployment insurance system.
So what really happened that led to Hushpuppi getting arrested?
Huspuppi and his friends, allegedly flew to Dubai for money, a total of $35 million dollars, for some Nigerian scammers. When they got to Dubai, they told the scammers back home that there was only $5 million available. To make matters worse, out of the $5 million they sent, $1 million only.
With this, the scammers were infuriated leading them to leak all evidence to the Interpol and the FBI, connecting the operation to Hushpuppi and his friends.
Hushpuppi Net Worth
Hushpuppi’s exact net worth is unknown but judging by the expensive purchases he flaunts on Instagram; he is likely worth hundreds of millions of Naira. Aside from being a self-proclaimed real estate developer.
Hushpuppi is also a social media influencer who gets paid thousands of dollars to host exclusive parties around the world. Some reports claim Hushpuppi is worth $20 million.
Amirah Dyme, an alleged girlfriend of Nigerian Instagram celebrity, Hushpuppi,
Amirah Dyme and Hushpuppi were said to have been dating in Dubai where they met each other before the Nigerian alleged fraudster was arrested. Amirah Dyme is also an Instagram model.