Nigerian singer Burna Boy is one of the top artists in the Nigerian music industry, and his hit songs have helped him gain a lot of popularity. After the release of his single Like to Party in 2012, Burna Boy became a global sensation.
The song later became the lead single from his debut studio album, L.I.F.E, released in 2013, earning him worldwide recognition.
Burna’s other single, “Ye,” became a global hit and was played by Skrillex, DJ Snake, and Mustard in the United States. The song’s official music video has over 187 million views on YouTube.
He quickly drew the attention of several record labels, eventually signing with Bad Habit/Atlantic Records in America and Warner Music Group internationally.
Burna has also worked with major hip-hop artists such as YG, Fall Out Boy, Future, Diplo, Skrillex, Jorja Smith, and Beyonce. The singer is very active on social media, where he has millions of followers. For example, Burna has over 10 million Instagram followers.
Burna Boy Biography
|Net Worth:||$25 Million|
|Salary:||$2 Million +|
|Monthly Income:||$1,00,000 +|
|Date of Birth:||July 2, 1991|
|Age:||31 years old|
|Height:||1.85m (6′ 1″)|
|Weight:||84 kg or 185 lbs|
Who Is Burna Boy?
Damilu Ogulu, popularly known as Burna Boy (born July 2, 1991) in Port-Harcourt, Rivers State Nigeria, is a songwriter, singer, Grammy Awards winner, and one of the biggest artists in Africa. He hails from Mbiama, Ahoda West LGA in Rivers State, Nigeria, where he attended his primary and secondary schools. After high school, he went to Oxford.
The odogwu crooner became a household name in 2012 thanks to his hit single, Like to Party. Since then, Burna has gone on to release five studio albums and so many hit singles.
His first studio album, L.I.F.E was released in 2013, and has hits like “Run My Race”, “Like To Party” and “Yawa Dey”.
In 2019, his story changed internationally. His album, Africa Giant made it to Grammy’s World Album category which he lost. The Ye singer is currently signed to Atlantic Records in the united states and Werner Music Group.
The –year-old Odogwu crooner is arguably the biggest artiste out of Africa in this century. Since breaking into the industry in 2010, he has released five projects with countless hits.
His last two albums African Giant and Twice As Tall have been nominated for Grammy awards.
The whole of Nigeria and Africa at large are rooting for his 2020 album, Twice As Tall to win the Grammy’s world album award.
Burna’s career began getting recognized internationally in 2017 when he was featured in “Fall Out Boys” and “Sunshine Riptide”. That same year, he featured J Hus, Lilly Allen, and Mabel in his third studio album, “Outside”.
Burna Boy released his sixth studio album titled Love, Damini on the 8th of July, 2022, the album contains about 19 tracks with features from Ed Sheeran will be joining Burna on “For My Hand,” and none other than J. Balvin is hopping on “Rollercoaster.” Dancehall icon Popcaan will appear on “T.A.S.,” and Blxst and Kehlani will be featured on “Solid.” “Cloak & Dagger” will feature British rapper J. Hus, who collaborated with Burna previously on his own song, “Play Play.”
Burna Boy’s last album, Twice As Tall, was a massive success, taking home the Grammy for Best Global Music Album. It seems like Love, Damini might follow in its footsteps.
Burna Boy Songs
- Don Gorgon
- Rock Your Body
- Killin Dem (ft. Zlatan)
- On the Low
- Gum Body (ft. Jorja Smith)
- Money Play
- Monster you made
- Last Last
Burna Boy Albums
- Love, Damini 2022
- Twice as Tall 2020
- African Giant 2019
- Outside 2018
- On a Spaceship 2015
Awards And Recognitions
At the 2013 edition of The Headies Award, Burna Boy was nominated for the next rated award together with Phyno and Runtown, which he lost to Sean Tizzle.
That same 2013, he went on to win the “best new act of the year” at the Nigerian Entertainment Awards. He won the Artist of the Year at the 2019 Headies Award, Best African Act by MTV Europe Music Awards in 2019, and many more awards.
In 2020, he won three awards at the Soundcity MVP Awards Festival 2020. He won ‘Artiste of the Year”, “song of the Year”, and “Best Male MVP”.
March 14, 2021, Nigerian afrobeat singer and songwriter Burna won his first-ever Grammy Award as his 2020 Album ‘Twice as Tall’ won the Best Global Music award at the 63rd Grammy Awards.
Burna Bet Award
On June 27, 2021, Grammy award-winning singer and songwriter, Burna Boy won the award for Best International Act at the 2021 BET Award show.
Burna Boy has now become the first African Artist to win 3 consecutive BET Awards. He is also the first African Artist to win 2 consecutive BET Awards. He won the BET Best International Award (global) in 2019, 2020, and 2021.
Burna Boy Madison Square Garden
On April 29, 2022, Burna Boy, a Grammy-winning Nigerian singer, has become the first Nigerian artist to sell out Madison Square Garden in New York.
The “African giant” single-handedly entertained spectators at the over 20,000-capacity arena at the much-anticipated “One Night In Space” performance. Nearly 100,000 people watched the online stream on YouTube, in addition to the crowd at the arena.
The on-the-low singer is a highly controversial artist. He is always in the news. He is either, subtly throwing jabs at his colleagues on social media, or he is breaking and setting new records on the world charts. Burna is never silent.
Who is Burna’s Boy Girlfriend?
Though the Africa Giant is not yet married, he was formerly in a relationship with British Jamaican Rapper, Stefflon Don which ended in December 2021. Burna confirmed the breakup via his latest single title “Last Last” where he talked about how broken he was when the relationship crashed.
In 2019, a video surfaced online showing him all cozy with his ex-girlfriend. But Steff was quick to clear the air that it was an old video.
A few weeks back, their relationship is back in the news again, as a lady called Joe Pearl accused Burna of allegedly cheating on his girlfriend in a lengthy video released three weeks ago. Neither Burna nor the current girlfriend, Stefflon, has said anything about the allegation at the time of writing this.
Are Stefflon and Burna Boy still together?
Burna Boy and Stefflon Don have split after three years of being together. Burna Boy announced via social media that he was no longer taken. On Instagram, he confirmed that he and the Jamaican singer were no longer seeing each other.
House and Cars
The On the Low singer is a lover of exotic and vintage cars, and has spent millions of naira on his car collections, below are some of the cars owned by the African Giant Super Star.
- Mercedes-Benz S-Class
- Bentley Continental GT
- 2013 Ferrari 458 Italia
- Range Rover Autobiography SUV
- Mercedes Benz G Wagon
- 2021 Rolls Royce Dawn
- 2022 Lamborghini Urus
In January 2020, Damini showed off his newly acquired mansion, a Luxurious 8 Bedroom House In Lekki, Lagos. The house is estimated to be worth around N500 million naira going by the value of real estate properties of such in the current real estate market.
Burna Boy Net Worth
Burna Boy a Grammy Awards-winning singer is the fourth richest musician in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $25 million. Burna’s major source of wealth comes from the digital sales of his Albums, and songs, with over one billion streams across all digital platforms and lots of multi-million endorsement deals.
As a singer, he is making a lot from album sales, live concerts, millions of streams on hit singles, as well as successful collaborations. As one of the big celebrities in the country, he is the first choice when comes to brands. Burna became the newest brand ambassador of Chipper Cash.
Furthermore, he is the brand ambassador of Nigerian Breweries, Globacom, as well as Martell Cognac. Some of Burna’s highlighted work is a song “Location” (Featuring Dave), “On the Low”, and “Ye”. He is best known for bringing his African style to music and he is already a really cult fan base. The singer has a YouTube channel where he has accumulated over 2.5 million subscribers.
People Also Ask for FAQs
What is Burna Boy’s net worth?
Burna Boy a Grammy Awards-winning singer is the fourth richest musician in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $25 million.
How old is Burna Boy?
Burna Boy was born on the 2nd of July, 1991, in Garden City, Port Harcourt, Nigeria, he is 31 years old.
What is the salary of Burna Boy?
Burna Boy’s annual income is over $1.5 million.
What is the real name of Burna Boy?
Burna’s born name is Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu, better known by his celebrated name Odogwu.
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