We shall discuss extensively on Burna Boy net worth plus biography in this article, read below to know more about this Nigerian artist.
Damini Ogulu, popularly known as Burna Boy, is a Nigerian, afro, reggae, and dancehall singer.
Having been in the music business for a while, we can say that Burna Boy (no doubt) is a king of afro music in Nigeria( Naija).
His hit song, “Ye.” was among the most played songs in 2018. He has successfully carved out for himself a niche musically, using his unique music style as a shield.
Burna Boy age plus Biography
Damini Ogulu (Burna Boy) was Born on the 2nd day of July 1991 to the Ogulu’s family. He is 28 years old as of the 2nd of July 2019.
Early life and Education
Burna Boy grew up in South London before relocating to River state, Nigeria. He attended the Montessori International School, where he finished primary school and later attended Corona, Agbara, in Lagos State, Nigeria, where he completed his secondary school education.
After his secondary education, he later relocated to London to continue his university education. He then dropped out in his second year at the university. He later returned to Nigeria after dropping out to pursue his musical career.
Burna Boy began his artistic career at the tender age of ten, but due to school, he started adequately at the age of 19. He at first find it hard to blend with the Nigerian music style as he was already in love with foreign music. However, while fully back in Nigeria, he began to appreciate Fela’s songs.
Burna Boy first song
He later fell in love with the afro genre of music and reggae. He was able to make his first hit song (Like to party), and he, after that, dropped the video, which was shot by squareball media services. This song gave him the needed fame; his song was mostly played at the club, bars, and Dj mixtape.
Following the release of like to party, he dropped another single which he titled ‘tonight.’ which he released on the 24th of September 2012, the video of tonight was later released in December that same year.
Burna Boy later released”my journey.” which talks his life tales.
Burna Boy Studio Albums
He released his first studio album in 2013, which he titled L.I.F.E (living an impact for eternity). The album featured top artists like Wizkid, M.I, Timaya, 2baba (2face). He splited from his record label (Aristokrat) in 2014 to Float his record label (Spaceship entertainment).
He released a sophomore album in 2015, which he titled” on a spaceship.”
In 2016 l, he released a 7 track Ep, which he titled ‘Redemption.’
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He released his third studio album titled ‘outside.’ this was his most significant break to stardom; the album was debuted at number three on Billboard reggae charts.
He released another album titled “African Giant” in 2019. A 21 track album which features from Angelina Kidjo, Damian Marley, among others.
His 2020 album ‘Twice as Tall’ is topping different billboards all over the world
His Eventual break to stardom
2018 was Burna Boy’s year. He dropped various hits, which prompted him to win many awards. In January 2018, he was featured on a track (Sunshine Riptide) on fall out Boy’s album, which was nominated for Grammy awards. His song “Ye” was accredited as the most significant song in Nigeria, 2018.
Burna Boy Awards
Burna Boy has received a lot of awards/ to his name. The awards include
- South South Music Awards
- Nigerian Entertainment Awards
- The headies Awards (Next rated)
- MTV Music Awards
The headies Awards: Revelation of the year
The Headies Awards: Album of the year( L.I.F.E)
- Nigerian Entertainment Awards( Best pop artiste of the year)
- Soundcity MVP Awards(listeners choice, song of the year (YE), best male MVP, and African Artiste of the year).
- BET Awards: Best International act, Viewers choice (ye), Artiste of the year(ye), Best Recording of the year (ye), song of the year (ye).
The Headies Awards:
- Best R&B Album( outside)
- Album of the year (outside)
- Best collabo (killing dem ft Zlatan)
MTV Europe Music Awards:
- Best collaboration (killing dem ft Zlatan)
- Song of the year (killing dem)
- Video if the year (killing dem)
- All African Music Award
Burna Boy net worth plus cars
According to Forbes, as of September 2019, Burna Boy is estimated to be worth 3.5 million dollars. He is said to won 6 cars which include Mercedes G-class, a range rover, a Lexus saloon car, and other three heavy vehicles.
Burna Boy Girlfriend
Burna Boy is currently dating Stefflon don ( Stephaine Victoria Allen). A British rapper, singer, and songwriter.
Burna Boy top hit singles
- Burna top hit singles include
- Like to party
- Rock your body
- On the low
- Yawa dey