Biography of Burna Boy, Net worth, Songs, Girlfriend And Age
He remains one of the most influential musician in Nigeria and Africa of all time. Burna Boy is simply Legendary!
Due to his consistency in the Nigeria music industry many are starting to ask about the Biography of Burna Boy, Net worth, Songs, Girlfriend And Age
Let’s get straight into the mix.
Who is Burna Boy?
Burna Boy is a Nigerian afro-fusion singer and songwriter. He is currently the CEO of Spaceship Entertainment record label and has both local and international recognition.
Quick Bio of Burna Boy
Birth name : Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu
Date : 2 July 1991 (age 28)
Place of birth: Port Harcourt Nigeria
Labels : Spaceship, Atlantic Warner Music Alma mater
Bad Habit : Smoking
Education : Corona Secondary School, Agbara
Full Burna Boy Biography
Burna boy whose birth name is Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu was born on the 2nd of July 1991 as the first child of Mr and Mrs Ogulu in Ahaoda, Rivers State, Nigeria.
His grandfather Benson Idonije once managed Fela Kuti. He began recording songs at 10 after his classmate sent him the FuityLoops software for music production.
Back in secondary school, Burna Boy formed a music band which performed at events. He went to London to further his education but dropped out because of his passion for music.
His die hard urge for music made his mother get him a job as an intern at a radio station. On closing the days job, Burna Boy would go to the studio to record songs. He carried his generator in his car’s trunk as a back up in case of power supply failure in the studio.
Burna Boy’s Rise to Fame
Burna boy gained his first popularity in 2012, after he releasing his hit single ‘Like to Party’ from his debut album L.I.F.E. Although the album was debuted on the 13th of August 2013 by Aristokrat Records, five singles from it were released in 2012.
The Album “L.I.F.E” sold over 40,000 copies on the first day of its release and sold its marketing rights to Uba Pacific for 10 million Naira. Leriq produced the album. Featureing artiste in the collection are 2face, M.I, Reminisce, Wizkid, Timaya, and Olamide.
We took time to listen to the songs, and observed similarities to songs by Fela Kuti, King Sunny Ade and Bob Marley. Music critics praised L.I.F.E. for being versatile as it ranked number 7 on the Billboard Reggae Albums Chart that year.
On gaining music grounds, Burna boy left Aristokrat records in 2014, and in 2015 he set-up his own record label named Spaceship Entertainment. He debuted his second album ‘On a Spaceship’ on the 25th of November 2015.
The change seems a bigger motivation for him, as he kept on working hard to produce excellent pieces of music, and on the 26th of January 2018, we saw the outcome, with the debuting of his 3rd studio album – Outside.
According to Burna boy, Outside is rather a mixtape because it is a mix of Afro-beats, dancehall, reggae, and road rap. He featured J Hus, Lily Allen and Mabel (all foreign singers) in the album.
Outside was produced by Leriq, Baba Stiltz, Jae 5, Juls, Chopstix, Steel Banglez, Fred Gibson, Phantom, and FTSE. The album ranked at number 3 on the Billboard Reggae Albums chart in February 2018.
Still as the album was trending, on the 21st of March 2019, Burna Boy released a 4-track collaborative EP titled Steel & Copper a collaboration with Los Angeles-based electronic duo DJDS.
What is Burna Boy’s Net Worth?
According to a reliable source, Forbes, Burna Boy’s net worth is estimated at $10million and even more. In addition to his global recognition, Burna Boy also has endorsements with companies like Globacom, Star Lager beer etc.
Also, tickets for his shows are selling out, home and abroad. No doubts his net worth is very high.
Who is Burna Boy’s Girlfriend?
Burna Boy is currently dating his longtime lover Stefflon Don. However It is alleged that Burna Boy was secretly dating the girl in London while he was also seeing Stefflon Don.
The Nigerian music superstar Burna Boy was reportedly of cheating on his girlfriend Stefflon Don by a 23-year-old girl Jo Peal who has alleged that she and the singer had been secretly dating for two years.
Burna Boy is in a high-profile relationship with Stefflon Don, the 28-year-old British rapper whom he has been dating since early 2019.
However, Pearl has alleged that she also dated the Afrobeats star in the past two years
List of Burna Boy’s Cars and houses
Burna Boy appreciate quality and luxurious things which reflect in his fleet of cars. In the list of his cars are a Mercedes Benz worth over 20 million Naira, a Range Rover Sports car worth over 18 million Naira, a G-wagon, and a Lexus salon 2015.
Burna Boy songs and Album
On a Spaceship 
Twice As Tall 
African Giant 
Smoke Some Weed
Oasis Ft Sam Smith
Watin Man Go Do
Burna Boy’s Nominations
Nominated at The Headies for Next Rated in 2013.
Best R&B Single Nominee at the Headies 2014.
Nominated L.I.F.E. at the Headies as the Best R&B/Pop Album in 2014.
He was Hip Hop World Revelation of the Year nominee at the Headies 2014.
L.I.F.E. got a nomination for the Album of the Year at the Headies 2014.
‘Ye’ was named as Listener’s Choice at the Soundcity M.V.P. Awards Festival in 2019.
At the Soundcity M.V.P. Awards Festival Ye was named as the Song of the Year in 2019.
African Artiste of the Year at the Soundcity M.V.P. Awards Festival in 2019.
Best International Act at the B.E.T. Awards 2019.
Apple Music Up Next Artist in July 2019
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