Burna Boy is one of the Top 10 richest musicians in Nigeria, in this article I will be sharing with you Burna Boy Net Worth, Biography, music career, and more.
Burna Boy Biography and Net Worth
Who Is Burna Boy?
Damilu Ogulu, popularly known as Burna Boy, is a songwriter, a singer, and one of the biggest artistes in Africa.
Burna boy hails Mbiama, Ahoda west LGA in Rivers State, Nigeria. He was born in Port-Harcourt, Rivers State Nigeria, where he attended his primary and secondary schools. After high school, he went to Oxford.
His first studio album, L.I.F.E was released in 2013, which has hits like “Run My Race”, “Like To Party” and “Yawa Dey”.
In 2019, Burna Boy’s story changed internationally. His album, Africa Giant made it to Grammy’s World Album category which he lost.
Burna Boy is currently signed to Atlantic Records in the united states and Werner Music Group.
Burna Boy’s Music Career
The 29-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 the 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 Boy’s career began getting recognized internationally in 2017 when he featured in “Fall Out Boys” “Sunshine Riptide”. That same year, he featured J Hus, Lilly Allen, and Mabel in his third studio album, “Outside”.
Burna Boy’s 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, Burna boy won three awards at the Soundcity MVP Awards Festival 2020. He won ‘Artiste of the year”, “song of the year”, and “Best Male MVP”.
Burna Boy 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.
Though the Africa Giant is not yet married he is in a relationship with British Jamaican Rapper, Stefflon Don.
In 2019, a video surfaced online showing Burna Boy 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 Boy 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.
Burna Boy Net Worth 2021 (Forbes)
In May 2020, the singer revealed that he is worth more than $3.5 Million. That is approximately N1.3 Billion. We have little or no doubt about this revelation, taking into account the luxurious cars and houses he owns. The net worth of Burna Boy is definitely more than N1.3 billionaire.
He owns a house at Lekki, and another at Beverly Hills in the United States. Burna boy owns a fleet of luxurious cars such as Range Rover Autobiography SUV, Lexus SC 430, Mercedes Benz G Wagon, Bentley Continental GT, 2013 Ferrari, Rolls-Royce Dawn Convertible, and Ford Edge Sport.
Burna Boy net worth according to Forbes is estimated to be $20 million which is about N7 Billionaire making him the fourth richest Nigerian musician and artist in 2021.