Kamogelo Phetla, popularly known as Vigro Deep, is a famous South African DJ and record producer who is renowned for contributing to the success of the Amapiano sound in South Africa. He was born on the 6th of September 2001 in Atteridgeville West Pretoria and is the son of Victor Ngcongwana, who you may know as DJ Spring. Considering who his father is, it’s not surprising why Vigro Deep was so passionate about music from an early age.
Despite how young he is, Vigro Deep is already making a big name for himself in the South African entertainment industry and has released several singles that have made waves. Aside from the massive fame and recognition he currently has, he has also accumulated a net worth of about $100,000 – $350,000. From the speed at which his career is growing, you can tell that he is only about to get richer.
Vigro Deep Started His Music Career In 2017
As early as the age of 16 in 2017, Vigro Deep started his music career by learning how to produce songs and beats. By 2018, he released his first song titled Baby Boy, which was a hit and made him famous at the age of 17 besides being the son of a renowned DJ. The fame that came with his viral song was so much that he started getting so many engagements and could no longer attend classes at school; as such, he finally decided to drop out of school in grade 10 to face his music career.
Vigro Deep did not give his fans any breathing space to miss him or his music, as after releasing Baby Boy in 2018, he released Baby Boy II Reloaded across different digital platforms in 2019. Again, Vigro Deep was the talk of the town.
Vigro Deep’s Net Worth is Trailing His Growing International Recognition
The amount of money he may have gotten from his first single, Baby Boy, is not available to the public, but seeing that he released a follow-up track, Baby Boy II Reloaded, you can tell that he must have earned a lot from it. Aside from launching him to fame, it has also contributed to his $100,000 – $350,000 net worth. Vigro Deep released other songs like Bundle of Joy and Untold Stories, which did not only trend in South Africa but also brought him international recognition.
As a result, he was invited to the United States and the United Kingdom to perform. He has also been invited to perform in other African countries like Botswana and Mozambique. From each of these international performances, you can be sure that his bank account received a good sum.
Vigro Deep Is An Independent Artist And Unattached To Any Record Label
Kamogelo Phetla is nothing like your regular DJ or music artist. He is always bold enough to make dramatic decisions when it comes to pursuing his dream. Unlike most upcoming artists who would do anything to be signed in to some of the most renowned record labels, DJ Vigro Deep has remained an independent artist since he started his music career. Fortunately for him, his decision to work as an independent artist has not been to his disadvantage.
He has proven beyond reasonable doubt that he does not need a record label to be successful in the South Africa music industry. The disc jockey is recognized as one of the major contributors to the success of the Amapiano genre in South Africa. He has also been recognized by some of the big names in the South African music industry who are pioneering Amapiano. His song with Masterpiece “Amanumber K’phela” was inspired by the Kwaito classic. Vigro’s music career has been inspired and shaped by legends in the music industry like Oskido and DJ Buckz.
Vigro Deep Makes Money From YouTube And Other Streaming Platforms
One of Vigro Deep’s sources of income that contribute to his growing net worth is YouTube. He has a YouTube channel, where he uploads visualizers, lyrics videos, and official videos. The channel and videos are monetized, even though we can’t say for sure how much he makes from the video streaming platform.
But judging from the fact that he has videos with over 30,000 views on the channel, it is expected that the videos have fetched him a good sum of money. His songs are also available on other music streaming platforms, where he should be making money. And even though he does not make his earnings open to the public, we can tell those earnings contributes to his estimated net worth of $100,000 – $350,000.
Vigro has also been able to amass over 500 followers on Instagram. But as of the time of writing this, there is no brand endorsements post on his Instagram account.
In A Few Years Of Being In The Industry, He Is Already An Award-Winning DJ
The Baby Boy hitmaker did not have to stay in the South African entertainment industry for too long to gain recognition. Vigro Deep has won the South African Music Awards (SAMA) for Best Produced Album. Considering that he is still dropping really good bangers and his Instagram account is full of performance gigs, you can tell that Mzansi loves him. We are sure he will be taking more awards home if he continues on this path – and at this pace.
He Celebrated His 18th Birthday By Buying Himself A New Car
Vigro Deep started making good money from music at the age of 17, after the release of Baby Boy, and at that time, he was still too young to drive. However, as soon as he clocked 18, he did not waste any time to get himself a fast wheel. For his 18th birthday, Vigro Deep gifted himself a 2018 model of Volkswagen Golf 7.5 GTI DSG 2.0, which cost about R439,950.
From the specs of the vehicle, you can tell that he has eyes for nice cars. The car, which can go 0-60 mph in 6 seconds, has the following specifications:
- Body Type: Hatchback, 5 Doors, 5 Seats
- Speed: 250 km/h | 155.34 mph
- Engine size: 1984 cm3
- Cylinder: 4 inline
Vigro Deep also spends his money on looking good and buying fashion accessories. In most of the pictures he uploads on Instagram, you will observe the beautiful pieces of jewelry he wears around his neck and considering he is a celebrity, you can tell that they would be of good quality.
Although the DJ dropped out of school to pursue a career in music, he hopes to complete his education someday.