Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu majorly known and regarded by his stage name, Burna Boy, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter who is best known for his reggae and afro-fusion pattern of music just like that of the legend, Fela Kuti.
In this article, I will be revealing some basic facts you need to know about the artiste such as Burna Boy’s net worth, biography, career, and lots more.
|Real Name||Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu|
|Date of Birth||July 2, 1991|
|Parents||Samuel Ogulu (Father)|
|Net Worth||$8 Million|
Burna Boy Biography
Burna Boy was born on July 2, 1991, in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria.
Burna Boy happens to be the first child of a family of three. His father was the CEO of a local welding company while his mother worked as a translator at the West African Chambers of Commerce.
He had his primary education at the Montessori Primary School, Lagos State, and grew up in Lagos State where he completed his secondary education at the Corona Secondary School, Lagos State, Nigeria.
Burna Boy in 2008, left for the UK in order to complete his tertiary education at a university in London. Although, due to some violence issues, he dropped out in the second year and came back to Nigeria to actualize his dreams.
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Burna Boy Career
Burna Boy’s music career can be said to have started during his years in secondary school. He was able to get a copy of the “FruityLoops” software from his friend, which he used in making beats for his music.
At age 10, he already started recording his own songs and he recorded his first debut studio album in August 12, 2013 which was titled L.I.F.E (Leaving an Impact for Eternity).
He got into the spotlight after the release of his first official debut studio song which was titled Shobeedo and ever since then, he has been doing a great job in the Nigerian music industry.
The artiste is being managed by his mother, Bose Ogulu, and this is what brought about her nickname, Mama Burna.
Burna Boy is the founder and CEO of the Spaceship Entertainment record label.
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Burna Boy Net Worth
As of 2020, Burna Boy’s net worth is estimated to be $8 Million which he made from his career as a music artiste and as the CEO of the Spaceship Entertainment record label.
Burna Boy Family Life
Burna Boy is yet to get married but he’s currently in a relationship with the popular British singer, Stefflon Don.
The two are also yet to make any announcements related to having a child but we promise to get you updated as soon as we have any information pertaining to that.
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Burna Boy Awards
- 2019 BET Award for Best International Act
- 2014 MTV Africa Music Award for Video of the Year (Run My Race)
- 2019 The Headies Award for Artiste of the Year
- 2015 MTV Africa Music Award for Best Collaboration in partnership with Absolut (All Eyes On Me)
- 2019 MTV Europe Music Award for Best African Act
- 2019 The Headies Award for Best Collabo (Killin Dem)
- 2019 The Future Awards Africa Nigeria Prize for Young Person of the Year
- 2019 The Future Awards Africa Nigeria Prize for Music
- 2019 The Headies Award for Song of the Year (Ye)
Burna Boy Best Quotes
“Whatever way you choose, you’re the one that chose it, so you’re responsible for it. So you have to make the best of it.”Burna Boy
“It takes time for everything to fall into place, but when you know what should fall into place, it would definitely fall into place, no matter how long it takes.”Burna Boy
Burna Boy happens to be one of the best and most influential afro-fusion artists in Nigeria. His music is not just listened to in Nigeria but also, other parts of Africa making him be regarded as the “Giant of Africa”.
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