Blitz Bazawule

Blitz Bazawule

Overview: Biography, Movie, Net Worth and Earnings of Blitz Bazawule

Born Samuel Bazawule in Ghana on April 19, 1982, Blitz Bazawule is a multi-talented artist weaving music, film, and visual art into a tapestry of vibrant storytelling. He began his journey as “Blitz the Ambassador,” captivating audiences with his hip-hop and afrobeat sounds, earning the prestigious Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Contemporary Music.

But Bazawule’s creative spirit craved further expression. In 2018, he transitioned to filmmaking, helming “The Burial of Kojo,” a poignant tale of Ghanaian history and tradition. The film earned him the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best First Feature Film, launching him onto the international film scene. His co-direction of Beyonc√©’s visually stunning “Black Is King” further cemented his reputation, even garnering a Grammy nomination.

Now, Bazawule’s vision takes center stage on a grander scale. He’s directing the musical adaptation of Alice Walker’s iconic “The Color Purple,” with Oprah Winfrey and Steven Spielberg among the production giants behind him. Bazawule’s artistic journey, blending the rhythms of his Ghanaian heritage with contemporary narratives, promises to continue its captivating crescendo in the years to come.

BornNovember 27, 1982
BirthplaceAccra, Ghana
BirthnameBlitz the Ambassador
Popular asSamuel Bazawule
NicknameBlitz The Ambassador

Blitz Bazawule Net worth and Earnings

Blitz Bazawule is a multi-talented artist weaving music, film, and visual art into a tapestry of vibrant storytelling. He began his journey as “Blitz the Ambassador,” captivating audiences with his hip-hop and afrobeat sounds, earning the prestigious Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Contemporary Music. His networth is estimated $1 Million – $5 Million.

Blitz Bazawule Earning From Movies

Film TitleRelease YearBox Office Gross
The Burial of Kojo2018$300,000
Black Is King (co-director)2019N/A
The Color Purple2023$18 million

Awards won by Blitz Bazawule

AwardsYearMovie
African Movie Academy Awards
Best First Feature Film by a Director2019The Burial of Kojo