Burna Boy!!! Nigeria’s reggae-dance hall artiste, singer, performer and songwriter is just another unique Nigerian musician with talent. He was based in the UK and rumored to have been part of a group that committed murder, and fled back to Nigeria without the consent of the UK government. Rumor had it he was banned from entering the UK for 15 years. Well, Burna Boy’s controversial life is not our gist for today but his biography, net worth and albums till date.
Oluwa Burna, a nick name that was self imposed is from is Ahoada, Rivers State, and though he later relocated to Lagos State.
Burna Boy was born on 2 July 1991 to Mr. and Mrs. Ogulu. He grew up in He attended Montessori International School, and later attended Corona, Agbara for his secondary school in Lagos. In a 2013 interview with the net, Burna Boy said that he was looking at launching his own company at the start of 2014.
On 31 May 2012, Burna Boy released a single titled “Like To Party” which saw his rise to fame. On 5 September 2012, the video for “Like to Party” was released. The music video, which was shot by Squareball Media services, ran for 4 minutes and 9 seconds.
On 24 September 2012, Burna Boy released a single titled “Tonight” On 31 December 2012, he released the video for the song. In the music video, Burna Boy expresses his emotions.
Burna Boy has added to his credits; 1 Headies award for NEXT RATED, 2 NEA (Nigerian Entertainment Award) for Best new act of the year(2013 and 2015), one MAMA award and one South-Side Music Award plus 7 nominations respectively.
Burna Boy: Album
Burna boy has about 3 albums respectively to his credit, burn notice and Burn Identity were released in the same year and known as his first album, though not successful, it paved way for a more refined and hit songs in the album LIFE(Leaving an Impact For Eternity), with hit track “Like To Party” which was the beginning of his rise to fame and wealth, since then Burna Boy has refused to rest on his oases
- Burn Notice (2011)
- Burn Identity (2011)
- L.I.F.E – Leaving an Impact for Eternity (2013)
- On a Space Ship (2015)
Burna Boy: Net Worth
Calculating is net worth is based on his endorsement deals, house cars, his musical career, businesses and other assets.
Burna Boy is an example of 2pac Amaru Shakur, a thug with class and personality coupled with his ‘I don’t care attitude” likes to spend on exotic cars, he is a lover of SUVs worth millions of Naira. He fleets of cars, six to be precise which includes a Mercedes Benz G-Class worth over 25million naira, Range Rover Sport Utility Vehicle which costs about 18million Naira, Lexus Saloon 2015 model, just name it, Oluwa Burna has got it.
|REAL NAME||Damini Ogulu|
|DATE OF BIRTH||2 July 1991, Lagos|
|STATE OF ORIGIN||Ahoada, Rivers State, Nigeria|
|GENRES OF MUSIC||Reggae-dancehall|
|ENDORSEMENT DEALS||GLO Nigeria and Martell Cognac (Alcoholic Spirit Drink)|
|RECORD LABEL||Aristokrat Records|
|ALBUMS||2 (Not Fixed)|
|NET WORTH||18million USD|
Burna Boy in February 2016 joined the likes of MI Abaga and others few artistes as a brand ambassador to Martell Cogna, a juicy multi-million Naira endorsement deal he signed according to industry report.
Burna Boy refuted the claim he was dropped as a Glo ambassador, when there was a major shake up by the indigenous multinational telecommunications giant, he is still enjoying the juicy endorsement and smiling monthly to the bank.
Though not cast in stones, Burna Boy’s net worth is 10million United States Dollars