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Burna Boy Net Worth 2023 Forbes | Biography & Endorsements

Last Updated on April 16, 2023 by Spynaija


Burna Boy Net Worth 2023 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’s Net worth in 2023 according to Forbes magazine, Burna Boy’s Awards, Biography, and personal life.

Net Worth₦6.4Billion
Birth nameDamini Ebunoluwa Ogulu
Stage NameBurna Boy
Date Of Birth2nd July 1991
CareerAfro-fusion Singer, Dancer, and Songwriter
Record LabelsSpaceship, Bad Habit, Atlantic Warner Music
Features2face 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.

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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 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.

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 and Stephanie Victoria Allen, better known by her stage name Stefflon Don had dated publicly for three and a half years from sometime in 2018 to late 2021 or later. The reasons for their breakup remain unknown to members of the public.

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’s net worth is estimated to be ₦6.4Billion, Making him amongst the top 10 Richest Musicians in Nigeria in 2023.

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.

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2013South-South Music AwardsSouth-South Music AwardsHimselfWon
Nigeria Entertainment AwardsBest New Act of the YearWon
The HeadiesNext RatedNominated
Best R&B Single“Like to Party”Nominated
2014MTV Africa Music AwardsBest New ActHimselfNominated
The HeadiesBest R&B Single“Don Gorgon”Nominated
Best R&B/Pop AlbumL.I.F.ENominated
Hip Hop World Revelation of the YearNominated
Album of the YearNominated
2015Nigeria Entertainment AwardsBest Pop Artist of the YearHimselfNominated
Album of the YearL.I.F.EWon
MTV Africa Music AwardsBest Collaboration“All Eyes on Me”
(feat. Burna Boy, Da L.E.S, JR)
All Africa Music AwardsBest African Collaboration“All Eyes on Me”
(feat. Burna Boy, Da L.E.S, JR)
2018African Musik Magazine Awards (AFRIMMA)Best African Dancehall/Reggae ActHimselfWon
Best Live ActNominated
Nigeria Entertainment AwardsAlbum of the YearOutsideWon
2019Soundcity MVP Awards FestivalListener’s Choice“Ye”Won
Song of the YearWon
Viewer’s ChoiceNominated
Best Male MVPHimselfWon
African Artiste of the YearWon
BET AwardsBest International ActWon
The HeadiesViewer’s ChoiceNominated
Artiste of the YearWon
Best Recording of the Year“Ye”Nominated
Best Pop SingleNominated
Song of the YearWon
Best R&B/Pop AlbumOutsideNominated
Album of the YearNominated
Best Collaboration“Killin’ Dem”
(featuring Zlatan)
MTV Europe Music AwardsBest African ActHimselfWon
Future Awards AfricaFuture Award Prize for MusicHimselfWon
Future Prize for Young Person of the YearHimselfWon
African Muzik Magazine AwardsSong of the Year“Killin’ Dem”
(featuring Zlatan)
Best CollaborationWon
Video of the YearNominated
Best Live ActHimselfNominated
Artist of the YearWon
Best Male West AfricaWon
Crossing Boundaries with MusicNominated
All Africa Music AwardsWest African Male Artiste of the YearWon
Artiste of the Year in AfricaWon
Album of the YearAfrican GiantNominated
Best African Collaboration“Killin’ Dem”
(featuring Zlatan)
Song of the Year in Africa“On the Low”Nominated
Ghana Music AwardsAfrican Artiste of the YearHimselfWon
2020Soundcity MVP Awards FestivalSong of the Year“Killin’ Dem”
(featuring Zlatan)
Best CollaborationNominated
African Artiste of The YearHimselfWon
Best Male MVPWon
Listeners’ ChoiceBurna Boy for “Killin’ Dem”Nominated
Viewers’ ChoiceBurna Boy for “On The Low”Nominated
Ghana Music AwardsAfrican Artiste of the YearHimselfWon
African Musik Magazine AwardsCrossing Boundaries with MusicHimselfWon
Best Collaboration“Jerusalema Remix”
(Master KG feat. Nomcebo Zikode and Burna Boy)
Best Male West AfricaHimselfNominated
Artiste of the YearHimselfNominated
Best Live ActHimselfNominated
Song of the Year“Anybody”Nominated
Grammy AwardsBest World Music AlbumAfrican GiantNominated
Brit AwardsBest International Solo ActHimselfNominated
Song of the Year“Location”
(Dave featuring Burna Boy)
BET AwardsBest International ActHimselfWon
Edison AwardBest World AlbumAfrican GiantWon
MOBO AwardsBest International ActHimselfWon
Best African ActHimselfNominated
MTV Europe Music AwardsBest African ActHimselfNominated
2021Grammy AwardsBest Global Music AlbumTwice as TallWon
BRITs AwardsInternational Male Solo ArtistHimselfNominated
Global Music Awards AfricaArtiste of the YearHimselfWon
Global Reggae/Dancehall Artiste of the YearHimselfNominated
BET AwardsBest International ActHimselfWon
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Burna Boy’s Singles

2012“Like to Party”L.I.F.ELeriq
2013“Run My Race”
“Yawa Dey”
“Celebrate”Non-album singleGospelOnDeBeatz
“Won Da Mo” (featuring D’banj)DeeVee
“Don Gorgon”Spellz
“Check and Balance”
2015“Soke”On a SpaceshipOrbeat
“The Realest”Simba Tagz
“Rizzla”J Fem
2016“Pree Me”RedemptionLeriq
“Mandem Anthem”Non-album singleFresh
“Rock Your Body”OutsideJuls
“Streets of Africa”Leriq
“Koni Baje”P2J
“Sekkle Down”Jae5
2018“Heaven’s Gate” (featuring Lily Allen)Fred Gibson
“On the Low”African GiantKel P
“Killin Dem” (featuring Zlatan)
“Pull Up”Kel P
“Money Play”Non-album singleMr. Kleb
2020“Odogwu”Kel P
“Wonderful”Twice as TallTelz
“20 10 20”Non-album singleThe Elements, Gaetan Judd
“Monsters you made”Twice as TallLeriQ
“Real Life” (featuring Stormzy)Mario Winanz, Telz
“Way too big.”Diddy, Timbaland, Mike Dean, LeriQ

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



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