Simi Biography, Age, Songs, Albums, Husband, Daughter, Income, Net Worth, and Career

Simi Biography, Age, Songs, Albums, Husband, Daughter, Income, Net Worth, and Career

Simi, one of the richest female Nigerian artists in the last 5 years, who over the last seven years has been consistently releasing good music for the body, soul, and mind of Nigerians who love slow ease of mind and some funk music, no wonder her fan base grew to over 7 million Instagram followers. In this article, we will be giving you a closer look at her Biography, Age, Relationship, net worth, and musical career.

Simi Biography

NameSimisola Bolatito Kosoko
Age36 years old
Date of birthApril 18, 1988
State of originLagos state
FatherMr. Ogunleye
HusbandAdekunle Gold
OccupationSinger, Songwriter
Net worth$3 million

Early Life

Simisola Bolatito Kosoko was (born April 19, 1988), in Lagos Nigeria to Mr and Mrs Ogunleye. She grew up mostly with her mum and her sibling, the last of four children.

Educational Background

She attended Stars International College, a secondary school in Ikorodu, Lagos State. She is an alumnus of Covenant University, where she studied Mass Communication.

Career

She signed to the X3M record label in 2014, after which she released her hit single, JAMB Question, which launched her on a path to greatness. The song was accepted by many Nigerians, and her fan base began to grow massively.

In her five years with the X3M record label, she released many hit singles and two albums, Simisola (2017) and Omo Charlie Champagne Vol 1 (2019).

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In May 2019, X3M Music announced the departure of Simisola Ogunleye, one of its recording artists, following the expiration of her recording contract.

The Lagos-based label confirmed in a statement signed by A&R executive Vincent Nwanze that both parties have determined not to renew the contract.

Her special voice, unassuming look, and writing talent attracted her to X3M when she was signed in 2014.

Her debut album for X3M (her second career) was released in September 2017 to local and international acclaim and was named album of the year in 2018 by The Headies Awards.

Her final album for X3M music ‘Omo Charlie Champagne’ was released on April 19, 2019. X3M music is reputed to have a bias for original, alt music, especially in an industry dominated by pop.

Record Label

Her record label, Studio Brat, was launched in June 2019. Under her new label, she released her hit single Duduke in April 2020.

In January 2022, the music video for the song Duduke went on to achieve over 50 million YouTube streams.

Since launching her record label, her first body of work was an EP titled Restless II, released in October 2020 in partnership with a UK-based music distribution company called PLATOON, owned by Apple.

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The Restless II EP  contains a 6-track body of work, which includes the following songs.

Style of Music

Apart from being a singer and songwriter, she is also a sound engineer. She is credited with mixing and mastering Adekunle Gold’s debut studio album, Gold, released in July 2016. Her music style is hinged in the rhythm and blues, soul, and hip-hop music genres.

Restless II EP

  • No Longer Beneficial
  • There For You
  • City Lights
  • Triggered
  • Underserving
  • Bites the Dust

Albums

  • Ogaju (2008)
  • Simsola (2017)
  • Omo Charlie Champagne, Vol. 1 (2019)

Songs

  • ‘Ara Ile’ in the album Ogaju – 2008
  • ‘Emi L’Onijo’ Non-album single- 2012
  • ‘Take a Chance’ Non-album single – 2012
  • Chocolate Brown’ Non-album single – 2012
  • ‘Don’t Judge Me’ (cover) – 2013
  • ‘Bibanke’ (cover) – 2013
  • Marvin’s Room’ (cover) – 2013
  • ‘Tiff’ – 2014
  • E No Go Funny’ Non-album single – 2014
  • Jamb Question’ – 2015
  • Jamb Question Remix (featuring Falz) Non-album single – 2015
  • Open and Close’ – 2015
  • ‘Love Don’t Care’ – 2016
  • Smile for Me’ – 2017
  • ‘Joromi’ – 2017
  • ‘I Dun Care’ Omo Charlie Champagne, Vol. 12018
  • ‘Lovin’ Omo Charlie Champagne, Vol. 1 – 2019
  • ‘Ayo’ Charlie Champagne, Vol. 1 – 2019

Relationship

Is Simi Married?

Lovebirds Simi and Adekunle Gold secretly got engaged in December 2018. The couple held a low-key traditional marriage introduction. Only their family and close friends attended, and photos could not be taken.

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In January 2019, she and her long-time boyfriend, Adekunle Gold, finally married at a beach-setting all-white wedding; just 300 guests attended the ceremony.

Who is Simi’s real husband?

Multiple award-winning singer and songwriter Adekunle Gold has gone down memory lane to reminisce about how he met Simi as they celebrate their second wedding anniversary.

Sharing an old picture of Simi, Adekunle Gold revealed that he met Simi at one of her shows and made sure he got there early to sit in the front role after watching her perform. That very day, he knew that he wanted to be in her life.

Did Simi and Falz Date?

Simisola, aka Simi, and Folarin Falana, aka Falz, never dated, although there were lots of rumors due to the chemistry between the two-star singers right from when Falz released his hit single, ‘Soldier, featuring Simi.

Net Worth

Simi is currently one of the richest female musicians and most influential artists in Nigeria’s music industry, with an estimated net worth of $3 million. She acquired her wealth mainly from her musical career and a few Endorsement deals.

People Also Ask for FAQs

How old is Simi now?

Simisola is currently 36 years old.

Where does Simi Come from?

Simisola Ogunleye is an Indigene of Lagos State, Yaba/Ojuelegba Local government area of Lagos.

What is the name of Simi new baby?

Afropop singer and songwriter Simi has penned a heartfelt message to her daughter, Adejare Kosoko, who turned a year older on May 30th, 2021.

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