Michael 'Big Shaq' Dapaah Biography, Age, Wife, Net Worth, Girlfriend, Height, Movies, Instagram, Nationality, Brother, Wedding Photos, Wikipedia

Michael ‘Big Shaq’ Dapaah Biography: Age, Wife, Net Worth, Girlfriend, Height, Movies, Instagram, Nationality, Brother, Wedding Photos, Wikipedia

May 5, 2022 0 Posted By Kwame Afryea


Michael Dapaah (born 10th August 1991), alias Big Shaq is a talented British-Ghanaian rapper, a singer, actor, and a comedian. He is well known for hosting a mockumentary titled SWIL (Somewhere in London), which focuses on four characters and their journey to success.

He had a lot of success with one of his singles titled Man’s Not Hot, which became a global hit. The song also fueled his fame.

Let’s preview some interesting facts about the talented thespian’s personal life and career journey.

Big Shaq
Big Shaq: History • Bio • Photo
Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name: Michael Dapaah
Stage Name: Big Shaq
Born: 10 August 1991 (age 32 years old)
Place of Birth: Croydon, United Kingdom
Nationality: British, Ghanaian
Height: 1.75 m
Parents: Joseph Dapaah
Siblings: N/A
Wife • Spouse: Snoochie Shy
Girlfriend • Partner: Snoochie Shy
Children: N/A
Occupation: Rapper • TV Personality
Net Worth: US$1 million

Early Life & Education

Michael Dapaah, popularly known and addressed as Big Shaq, was born on the 10th day of August in the year 1991. Aged 32 years old, he was born and raised in Croydon, South London, to first-generation Ghanaian immigrants.

While he was growing up, his parents wanted him to study science to become a medical doctor. However, Michael had a different vision. He was never interested in becoming a medical doctor. Instead, he channeled his energy and focus into comedy and music.

He has a father whose name is Joseph Dapaah but the name of his mother isn’t leaked on the media.

Michael ‘Big Shaq’ Dapaah spent parts of his childhood days in South Africa. He was also an ex-convict, and he spent some time serving a jail term in South Africa.

He reportedly studied film, acting, and theatre at Brunel University, and he also took a course from the National Youth Theatre in London.

Personal Life

Michael Dapaah also addressed as Big Shaq, isn’t married yet and hello! Big Shaq is off the market. He was seen sealing the deal with his better half, played by British radio DJ Snoochie Shy. The very individual continued to request that he remove his coat in Man’s Not Hot.

Following the arrival of the video, numerous superstars, from English soccer stars to A-rundown entertainers like Idris Elba, took to virtual entertainment to compliment the rapper on his association. In the video for the single, Big Shaq removes his Jacket without precedent for three years.


Michael ‘Big Shaq’ Dapaah began his professional career by amassing some social gatherings among the British-African community for one of his comedy shows titled Meet the Adebanjos, which was centered around a Nigerian family residing in London.

In the month of May 2017, Michael ‘Big Shaq’ Dapaah, alongside his friend simply identified as Marv Brown, launched a mockumentary series on YouTube, which they titled SWIL (Somewhere in London).

The documentary recorded over 1 million views during the first mockumentary series within a short period. Michael ‘Big Shaq’ Dapaah created some characters named MC Quakez and Big Shaq in one series. Afterward, in 2020, Michael Dapaah began to appear in a fitness show titled “Belly Must Go.”

Michael ‘Big Shaq’ Dapaah witnessed a rapid growth in fame and popularity after making a debut on Charlie Sloth‘s BBC Radio 1Xtra show titled “Fire in the Booth“. His fame grew further after he released one of his comedic rap songs titled “Man’s Not Hot,” which was released on the 22nd day of September 2017.

Net Worth

Currently, Michael ‘Big Shaq’ Dapaah has a gross net worth estimation of US$1 million. He makes most of his earnings through media-related activities and song sales.

Social Media

  • Instagram handle @michaeldaapah.
  • Twitter: @michaeldaapah


  • Balance
  • Man’s Not Hot
  • Man Don’t Dance
  • Daily Duppy
  • Chicken Shop (freestyle)

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