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Burna Boy Net Worth 2021 Forbes

Burna Boy is a Nigerian afro-fusion singer, dancer and songwriter. He is the CEO of Spaceship Entertainment record label. This article will unveil Burna Boy Net worth 2021 by Forbes, Burna Boy’s Awards and Biography.

Net Worth ₦6.4Billion
Birth name Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu
Stage Name Burna Boy
Nationality Nigeria
Date Of Birth 2nd July 1991
Career Afro-fusion Singer, Dancer and Songwriter
Record Labels Spaceship, Bad Habit, Atlantic Warner Music
Features 2face Idibia, M.I, Timaya, Olamide, Reminisce and Wizkid

Burna Boy Net worth

Burna Boy’s Biography

Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu, popularly known by his stage name Burna Boy. Burna Boy was born on 2nd July 1991 to Mr and Mrs Ogulu in Ahaoda, Rivers State, Nigeria. Burna Boy is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, rapper, and dancer. Burna Boy has risen to become one of the biggest and most successful African artists of all time.

Damini Ogulu was born in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. His father managed a welding company while his mother worked as a translator. His grandfather Benson Idonije once managed the now late music icon Fela Kuti. His mother, Bose Ogulu, would later become his manager. Burna Boy grew up in the southern part of Nigeria. Burna Boy began making his own beats using FruityLoops, a digital audio workstation (DAW) developed by the Belgian company Image-Line. Burna Boy attended Corona Secondary School in Agbara Ogun State, Nigeria. He relocated to London to further his studies. He later studied Media Technology at the University of Sussex.

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Burna Boy’s Music Career

Burna Boy rose to prominence in 2012 after releasing “Like to Party”, Like to party was a lead single from his debut studio album L.I.F.E released in 2013. The album sold over 40,000 copies on the first day of its release.

Burna Boy has featured several top Nigerian music artists, including 2face Idibia, M.I, Timaya, Olamide, Reminisce and Wizkid.

In 2017, Burna Boy signed with Bad Habit/Atlantic Records in the United States and Warner Music Group internationally. Burna Boy’s third studio album “Outside” marked his major-label debut.

In 2019, Burna Boy won the Best International Act at the 2019 BET Awards; he was announced as an Apple Music Up, Next artist. Burna Boy released his fourth studio album, “African Giant”, in July 2019; it won Album of the Year at the 2019 All Africa Music Awards and was also nominated for Best World Music Album at the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards. Burna Boy was also awarded the African Artiste of the year at the 2020 VGMA’s.

Burna Boy’s album, Twice as Tall, was nominated for the same category at the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards in 2020; this outstanding feat made him the first-ever Nigerian with back-to-back nominations at the Grammys. Burna Boy won the award for Best World Music Album at the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards in 2021.

Personal Life

Burna Boy is current dating Stephanie Victoria Allen, better known by her stage name Stefflon Don, an English rapper, singer and songwriter. They began dating in 2018.

Burna Boy’s Endorsement Deals

Like other prominent Nigerian music artists, Burna Boy also has mouth-watering endorsement deals with Globacom, Nigerian Breweries Plc, Star Lager Beer, and Mortell Cognac.

What is Burna Boy’s Net Worth?

Burna Boy is estimated to be worth ₦6.4Billion, Making him amongst the top 5 Richest Musicians in Nigeria in 2021.

Burna Boy’s Cars

Like other celebrities worldwide who live a luxurious lifestyle, owning cars and houses worth hundreds of millions, Burna Boy is not left out as he loves not just flashy but quality and luxurious things, which reflect in his fleet of cars in his garage. Amongst many of his cars includes a Mercedes Benz G Wagon (worth N25 million), Lexus SC 430 (worth N18 million), Ford Edge Sport (worth N15 million), Bentley Continental GT (worth N200 million), 2013 Ferrari 485 Italia (worth N100 million), and a Rolls-Royce Dawn Convertible in (worth N125 million), and a Lexus salon 2015.

Burna Boy’s Awards and Nominations

Below is a list of some of the outstanding awards won by Burna Boy since the inception of his music career.

Year Event Prize Recipient Result
2013 South-South Music Awards South-South Music Awards Himself Won
Nigeria Entertainment Awards Best New Act of the Year Won
The Headies Next Rated Nominated
Best R&B Single “Like to Party” Nominated
2014 MTV Africa Music Awards Best New Act Himself Nominated
The Headies Best R&B Single “Don Gorgon” Nominated
Best R&B/Pop Album L.I.F.E Nominated
Hip Hop World Revelation of the Year Nominated
Album of the Year Nominated
2015 Nigeria Entertainment Awards Best Pop Artist of the Year Himself Nominated
Album of the Year L.I.F.E Won
MTV Africa Music Awards Best Collaboration “All Eyes on Me”
(feat. Burna Boy, Da L.E.S, JR)
Won
All Africa Music Awards Best African Collaboration “All Eyes on Me”
(feat. Burna Boy, Da L.E.S, JR)
Won
2018 African Musik Magazine Awards (AFRIMMA) Best African Dancehall/Reggae Act Himself Won
Best Live Act Nominated
Nigeria Entertainment Awards Album of the Year Outside Won
2019 Soundcity MVP Awards Festival Listener’s Choice “Ye” Won
Song of the Year Won
Viewer’s Choice Nominated
Best Male MVP Himself Won
African Artiste of the Year Won
BET Awards Best International Act Won
The Headies Viewer’s Choice Nominated
Artiste of the Year Won
Best Recording of the Year “Ye” Nominated
Best Pop Single Nominated
Song of the Year Won
Best R&B/Pop Album Outside Nominated
Album of the Year Nominated
Best Collaboration “Killin’ Dem”
(featuring Zlatan)
Won
MTV Europe Music Awards Best African Act Himself Won
Future Awards Africa Future Award Prize for Music Himself Won
Future Prize for Young Person of the Year Himself Won
African Muzik Magazine Awards Song of the Year “Killin’ Dem”
(featuring Zlatan)
Won
Best Collaboration Won
Video of the Year Nominated
Best Live Act Himself Nominated
Artist of the Year Won
Best Male West Africa Won
Crossing Boundaries with Music Nominated
All Africa Music Awards West African Male Artiste of the Year Won
Artiste of the Year in Africa Won
Album of the Year African Giant Nominated
Best African Collaboration “Killin’ Dem”
(featuring Zlatan)
Nominated
Song of the Year in Africa “On the Low” Nominated
Ghana Music Awards African Artiste of the Year Himself Won
2020 Soundcity MVP Awards Festival Song of the Year “Killin’ Dem”
(featuring Zlatan)
Won
Best Collaboration Nominated
African Artiste of The Year Himself Won
Best Male MVP Won
Listeners’ Choice Burna Boy for “Killin’ Dem” Nominated
Viewers’ Choice Burna Boy for “On The Low” Nominated
Ghana Music Awards African Artiste of the Year Himself Won
African Musik Magazine Awards Crossing Boundaries with Music Himself Won
Best Collaboration “Jerusalema Remix”
(Master KG feat. Nomcebo Zikode and Burna Boy)
Won
Best Male West Africa Himself Nominated
Artiste of the Year Himself Nominated
Best Live Act Himself Nominated
Song of the Year “Anybody” Nominated
Grammy Awards Best World Music Album African Giant Nominated
Brit Awards Best International Solo Act Himself Nominated
Song of the Year “Location”
(Dave featuring Burna Boy)
Nominated
BET Awards Best International Act Himself Won
Edison Award Best World Album African Giant Won
MOBO Awards Best International Act Himself Won
Best African Act Himself Nominated
MTV Europe Music Awards Best African Act Himself Nominated
2021 Grammy Awards Best Global Music Album Twice as Tall Won
BRITs Awards International Male Solo Artist Himself Nominated
Global Music Awards Africa Artiste of the Year Himself Won
Global Reggae/Dancehall Artiste of the Year Himself Nominated
BET Awards Best International Act Himself Won

Burna Boy’s Singles

Year Title Album Producer
2012 “Like to Party” L.I.F.E Leriq
“Tonight”
2013 “Run My Race”
“Yawa Dey”
“Celebrate” Non-album single GospelOnDeBeatz
“Won Da Mo” (featuring D’banj) DeeVee
2014 “Rockstar” Leriq
“Don Gorgon” Spellz
“Check and Balance”
2015 “Soke” On a Spaceship Orbeat
“The Realest” Simba Tagz
“Rizzla” J Fem
2016 “Pree Me” Redemption Leriq
“Mandem Anthem” Non-album single Fresh
2017 “Hallelujah” Killbeatz
“Rock Your Body” Outside Juls
“Streets of Africa” Leriq
“Koni Baje” P2J
“Sekkle Down” Jae5
2018 “Heaven’s Gate” (featuring Lily Allen) Fred Gibson
“Ye” Phantom
“On the Low” African Giant Kel P
“Gbona”
“Killin Dem” (featuring Zlatan)
2019 “Dangote”
“Anybody” P2J
“Pull Up” Kel P
“Money Play” Non-album single Mr Kleb
2020 “Odogwu” Kel P
“Wonderful” Twice as Tall Telz
“20 10 20” Non-album single The Elements, Gaetan Judd
“Monsters you made” Twice as Tall LeriQ
“Real Life” (featuring Stormzy) Mario Winanz, Telz
“Way too big.” Diddy, Timbaland, Mike Dean, LeriQ
2021 “Kilometre”

Burna Boy won the Grammy award for the Best Global Music Album for his album Twice as tall after being nominated twice, with Wizkid winning the Best Music Video “Brown Skin Girl” by Beyoncé.

 

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