Hushpuppi Biography, Age, Early Life, Lifestyle, Wife, Children, Education, Career, Fraud Case, And Net Worth

Hushpuppi is one of the most popular social media personalities. He is very famous on several social media platforms especially on Instagram.


He is known for his flamboyant and luxurious lifestyle. Before he was arrested, his lifestyle influenced millions of African youths that wanted to live affluent lives like him.


Even though he was very popular on social media, Hushpuppi’s source of wealth was not clearly known to millions of people, especially his followers on Instagram.


If you want to know all the necessary and important information about the popular Nigerian Instagram celebrity Hushpuppi, then you need to read this informative article to the end because I’m going to explain all to you including his biography, early life, career, education, lifestyle, personal life, wife, children, net worth, cars, fraud case, and other important information about the popular Nigerians celebrity. 


Hushpuppi’s Early Life And Biography


Ramon Olorunwa Abbas is the full and real name of Hushpuppi who is also known as Hush or Ray Hushpuppi. According to the available information, he was born on October 11, 1982. He was born and raised in Lagos State Nigeria. 


Hushpuppi was born into a Muslim family from the Yoruba tribe at the south western part of Nigeria. 


Both his primary and secondary school education took place in Lagos State Nigeria where he was born. 


Hushpuppi was born into a poor family, and according to him, may have suffered a lot growing up. Hushpuppi sold second-hand clothes in Lagos before he relocated to Malaysia.


After a moment in Malaysia, Hushpuppi moved to Dubai and lived a luxurious lifestyle there until the time of his arrest.


Hushpuppi’s Education


At the moment of writing this article, there is no information about the name of his primary school. Hushpuppi attended Government College, Ikorodu, Lagos State. 


Currently, there is no information about tertiary education. He probably stopped his education after secondary school. 


Hushpuppi’s Lifestyle 


Hushpuppi became so popular on several social media platforms especially on Instagram because of his extravagant lifestyle, he was always flaunting his designer clothes, shoes and cars on Instagram.


Hushpuppi usually wears designer brands such as D&G, Fendi, Nikki, Gucci and others. He accused several Nigerian celebrities of wearing fake clothes that caused feuds between him and numerous Nigerian music artists and actors on social media platforms especially on Instagram.


In 2017, one song ‘Telli Person’ by Nigerian singer Timaya featuring popular Nigerian rappers, Olamide and Phyno, with whom he had a long-running feud. 


According to the song’s lyrics, it was  directed at Hushpuppi accusing him of being a fraudster and a swindler. 


Likewise, the song by Timaya picks a point about his extravagance in clothes, instead of investing his money in business. Timaya said if he continued like this, he would soon be arrested by authorities in the song. 


Hushpuppi’s Career


According to him, he sold second-hand clothes in Lagos before he relocated to Malaysia. 


Hushpuppi is an Instagram celebrity and a scammer. Also known for business email compromise, scam, and money laundering.


He is currently serving 11 years jail time in the United States.


Hushpuppi’s Case


Hushpuppi’s story changed immediately when he relocated to Malaysia, there have been speculations about how he morphed from rags to riches within a very short time. According to him, he makes his money from forex, real estate and other high profit investments. 


Unfortunately, his source of wealth was revealed immediately after Hushpuppi was arrested by Interpol in Dubai for alleged cybercrime in June 2020.


Hushpuppi was extradited to the United States, he is facing criminal charges for conspiracy to launder money obtained from business email compromise frauds and including scams, with schemes that defrauded a U.S. law firm of about $40M, illegally transferred $14.7M from one foreign financial institution, targeted to steal $124M from an English football club. 


According to the FBI, Hushpuppi, with others, defrauded one New York-based law firm out of approximately $922,857 in October 2019.


When he was arrested in Dubai, detectives found over 150 million dirham (about $40 million) in cash, 13 luxury cars worth Dh 25 million ($7M), 21 laptops, 47 smartphones, 15 memory storage devices, 5 external hard drives and 800,000 emails of potential victims with suitcases full of cash.


According to the available information, Hushpuppi pleaded guilty to money laundering on the 28th of July, 2021.


Hushpuppi’s Wife


According to the available information on the internet, Hushpuppi is married to Shawana Nakesia Chapman, they got married in 2018.


Although there’s no photo or any information about his wife at the moment of writing this article, even before he was arrested and relocated to the United States of America.


Hushpuppi’s Children


There is no information about his Hushpuppi’s children. He probably has children with his wife, Shawana Nakesia Chapman. But there is no information at the moment.


Hushpuppi’s Cars

Hushpuppi enjoyed a luxurious lifestyle in Dubai and he owned several expensive rides before his arrest. Hushpuppi is not afraid to show off his expensive cars on social media.


  • Bugatti Veyron
  • Range Rover Sport,
  • Mercedes-Benz G-wagon,
  • Brabus G-Wagon,
  • a Ferrari 488 GTB
  • a Mercedes-Benz Maybach S650
  • Ferrari 458 Italia
  • Bentley Bentayga SUV:
  • Rolls Royce Wraith
  • Lamborghini Aventador
  • 2020 Rolls Royce Cullinan


These are some of the cars seen with Hushpuppi before his arrest. 


Hushpuppi’s Net Worth 


Hushpuppi’s net worth is estimated to be $5 million before he was arrested and relocated by the FBI from Dubai to the United States. 


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