Burna Boy Biography and Net Worth

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Burna Boy Biography 
Burna Boy is currently the artiste that is making waves at the moment. He started from the bottom and here he is at the top, with so much hit songs which he made in 2018, landed him several awards and nominations. He was able to shut down big places both home and abroad which signifies that indeed he is a blessing to the Nigerian music industry. This article will show you the biography of Burna Boy and his net worth.
  • Real Name: Damini Ogulu
  • Date Of Birth: 1991
  • State Of Origin: Rivers State
  • Net Worth: $10 Million
  • Nationality: Nigerian
  • Occupation: Musician
  • Record Label: Spaceship Entertainment
Burna Boy whose real name is Damini Ogulu is from Ahaoda, Rivers State, Nigeria. He was born in 1991 in Port Harcourt, Rivers State where he spent his childhood before his family relocated to Lagos State, in Nigeria. He has a Sister for whom he has boundless affection. He completed his Secondary School Education at Corona Secondary School.

Burna Boy’s debut studio album was released by Aristokrat Records on August 12, 2013. The album was titled L.I.F.E. It is pegged as the follow-up to his second mixtape, which he called Burn Identity (2011). L.I.F.E reportedly sold 40,000 CD copies on the first day of its release. Aristokrat Records later went on to sell the album’s marketing rights to prominent Nigerian Music Marketer Uba Pacific for a fee of ₦10 million. The album included among others, five popular singles like: “Yawa Dey”, “Tonight”, “Always Love You”, “Like to Party”, and “Run My Race.”
The Album is produced by Nigerian Music Producer Leriq and features guest appearances from popular musicians 2face Idibia, M.I, Timaya, Olamide, Reminisce and also Wizkid. Nigeria Entertainment Today ranked the album L.I.F.E number 10 on their list of the 12th best albums of the year 2013. The music of L.I.F.E is agreed to have been inspired by the music of Fela Kuti, King Sunny Ade and also Bob Marley.
In 2014, Burna Boy left Aristokrat records and then went on to announce the creation of his own record label called Spaceship Entertainment in 2015.
Burna Boy Awards and Nominations
  • 2013:
    {{{Nigeria Entertainment Awards NEA — Best New Act of the Year
    The Headies– Next Rated Nominated
    South South Music Awards– Best Pop “Like to Party”}}}
  • 2014:
    MTV Africa Music Awards– Best New Act (Nomination)
    Best R&B Single (Nomination)
    Best R&B/Pop Album (Nomination)
    Hip Hop World Revelation of the Year (Nomination)
    Album of the Year (Nomination)
  • 2015:
    Nigeria Entertainment Awards– Best Album of the Year (Winner)
    Best Pop Artist of the Year (Nomination)
  • 2019:
    Soundcity MVP Awards Festival–
    Listener’s Choice – Song: Ye (Winner)
    Song of the Year – Song: Ye (Winner)
    Best Male MVP – (Winner)
    African Artiste of the Year – (Winner)
    Best International Act – (Winner)

Burna Boy Net Worth

Burna Boy Estimated Worth is 10 Million Dollars, it is reasonable to expect that he is worth much more than that. Discounting his ongoing endorsement deals, Burna Boy sold out the O2 Arena in London, and that feat raked in millions of dollars. Burna Boy’s marketing deal for his 2019 album ‘African Giant’ includes a world tour, the second leg of which he is set to embark on.
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