Rema Biography, Age, Songs, Albums, Net Worth, and Career

Rema Net Worth, Biography, and Music Career (2021)

Divine Ikubor, better known as Rema, is a Nigerian singer and rapper who was born on May 1, 2000. He signed a record deal with Jonzing World, a subsidiary of Mavin Records, in 2019.

He rose to prominence after his song “Iron Man” was included in Barack Obama’s 2019 summer playlist. Rema was born in Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria, into a highly spiritual Christian family. Rema grew up singing and rapping in high school. In Edo State, he attended primary and secondary school. In this article, we will break down his net worth, his biography, age, musical career, relationships, and controversies.

Rema Biography

Real nameDivine Ikubor
Date of birth1st of May 2000 (age 23 years old)
Country of OriginFederal Republic of Nigeria
Source of WealthMusic and Endorsement
Net worth$3 million

Who is Rema?

Rema whose real name is Divine Ikubor was (born May 1, 2000), into a Christian family to Nigerian parents. His father, the late Justice Ikubo was a chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) before his death while he has been keeping a low profile about his mother. Rema has been rumored to have a sister he has not shared any of her pictures on his social media platforms.


Rema might have become one of the best singers in the industry but he’s currently 23 years old. he attended primary and secondary school in Edo State and has not attended any tertiary institution before making the wave.

Music Career

He began his music career at the age of 11 as he started as a rapper in a church group. The young singer eventually changed his sound to fit the popular sound in his community as time goes on.

Rema Net Worth, Biography, and Music Career (2021)

Rema has not just brought a new sound to the music industry but he has been able to influence other top artists into accepting the new sound.

His new sound caught the eyes of D’Prince in 2018 when his freestyle to the singer’s hit single “Gucci Gang” went viral on Instagram.

He signed a contract with D’Prince’s Jonzing World, a subsidiary of Mavin Records in 2019 and has not looked back ever since then.


Rema has been able to build a great reputation in the music world as his first EP Rema peaked at number 1 on Apple Music Nigeria in 2019.

He was able to show his class by winning the Headies Next Rated award as well as the Soundcity MVP for best artists in 2019 and 2020 respectively.

he was also nominated alongside legendary Burna Boy and Wizkid for the Best International Act at the 2020 BET Awards. His hit single “Iron Man” was also picked as one of Barack Obama’s summer playlists in 2019.

In February 2023, Award-winning singer, Rema set another record on Spotify. The singer, who is one of the most streamed artists on Spotify, has set another record with his newly released song, Holiday.

Rema’s “Holiday” now has the biggest streams by any song in a week. The song tailed 647,304 streaks during the week of February 17 – 23, 2023. The previous record was set by Asake’s “Terminator” (574k streams, Aug 19 – 24, 2022).

In total, Rema’s song Holiday has 38,276,226 monthly listeners.

Recall that month back, we reported that Rema had become the latest Nigerian artist to exceed 1 billion Spotify streams across lead credits.

The Mavins singer, who had a fantastic year in 2022, had achieved 1 billion listens across lead credit on Spotify.

Afrobeats song “Calm Down,” remix, which was influenced by Selena Gomez, is one of the biggest of 2022.

The song is the fastest to reach this milestone, surpassing 300 million views on YouTube in just 10 months with the single.

“Calm Down” had topped one billion streams on all platforms. The song also debuted in the UK Official Singles Top 10 charts.

To add to his feat, Rema has crowned the artist with the Most Viewed Music Video on YouTube in 2022.

The 22-year-old beat his senior colleagues, Burna Boy, Kizz Daniel and others to win the title.

Rema, whose career saw a huge soar in 2022, took the number one and two spots for the most viewed music video on YouTube. His hit songs Calm Down has 313 million views, while the remix featuring Selena Gomez has 204 million views.

Burna Boy’s Last Last came 3rd with 144 million views, followed closely by, Kizz Daniel’s Buga which garnered over 110 million views.


Divine Ikubor in his short spell in the music industry has not been caught in a relationship dilemma but he raised eyebrows some months ago he tweeted accusations against the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) over the death of his father, Justice Ikubor. Divine Ikubor on a Twitter rant accused the political party of killing his father.

in one of the tweets, he wrote: “PDP y’all need to explain what happened to my father in that hotel room. Justice Ikubor’s son has risen.”

Divine Ikubor‘s father was found dead in a room at Bins Hotel in Benin City, the state capital in 2008. According to multiple reports, Ikubor checked in with a female friend at about 8:30 p.m. on the day he died.


Divine Ikubor has not been linked with any lady but he has been accused of going on a date with his girlfriend when he decided to spend a day with one of his fans. some fans on social media claimed the lady chosen was his girlfriend and the drama on the internet was stagged.

Singer Ayra Starr opens up on her rumored Hot Romance with Rema

Ayra Starr, a rising Nigerian female singer, has spoken out about her relationship with Rema.

The two top singers, who are signed to Don Jazzy’s Mavin Records, have sparked rumors of a romance on numerous occasions.

Ayra Starr addressed the reports in a new interview with Kenyan radio station Kiss 100.3.

Rema was described as her brother in Christ by the Celestial being, as she is affectionately known.

“I haven’t heard the rumor. Noooo. That’s my brother in Christ”, she said.

Endorsement Deals 

Divine Ikubor bagged an endorsement deal worth millions of naira with HP in 2019. He was the first artist in Nigeria to bag such a deal.

Singer, Rema and Ayra Starr announced as the new ambassador for Pepsi (Video)

On the 4th of September, 2021, he was announced as Pepsi’s new Brand Ambassador alongside Labelmate Ayra Starr who burst onto the music scene earlier this year.

Cars and house

BMW Beamer

He received the Honorary Membership Award from the BMW Club of Nigeria for his commitment and promotion of the brand in his hit single, “Beamer” (Bad Boys).


In June 2020, he was finally able to pick up his 2019 GAC SUV Car which was awarded to him for winning the Headies Awards Next Rated in 2019. It is worth over ₦34 million.

2010 Lexus Rx 350

This was the precious he gifted his mother in 2017. He was just 17 years old when he decided to bless his mother with such a gift.

Singer Rema splashes millions on a new Gwagon

In December 2022, the Mavins star has rewarded himself with a new whip after shutting down concerts around the world, Lekki Luxury Cars announced the development on its Instagram page. Congratulating him on his new feat, the automobile company wrote,

“Congratulations on your new Gwagon @heisrema”.

Many celebrities seem to be ending the year, 2022 in grand style.

Rema Net Worth

Rema is currently one of the fast-rising singers and most influential artists in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $3 million dollars.

People Also Ask for FAQs

What is Rema’s net worth?

Rema is currently one of the fast-rising singers and most influential artists in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $3 million dollars.

What is Rema’s best song?

Rema’s best song is Dumebi

Which song is Rema first song?

Rema’s first song Dumebi made the airwaves and topped several music charts in Africa.

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