Biography And Net Worth Of Burna Boy



Damini Ogulu is his real name, who is popularly known by his stage name as Burna Boy. He was born 2 July 1991 to Mr. and Mrs. Ogulu in Mbiama in Rivers State. He grew up in South London, England, before  relocating  to Rivers State,Port Harcourt and later to Lagos.


His Educational Background

He attended Montessori International School, and later attended Corona, Agbara, Lagos for his secondary school.


Music Career

Burna is said to be the grand son of Benson Idonije, the then manager with Fela Anikulapo Kuti and this perhaps influenced his musical career.  Burna  is a Nigerian Reggae dancehall singer Afrofusion and songwriter.




In a 2013 interview with the net, Burna Boy said that he had a burning desire in him to own his own music company at the beginning of 2014.


On 31 May 2012, Burna Boy lived up to his dream when he released a single titled “Like To Party” which brought him to music fame.


On 5 September 2012, the video for “Like to Party” was released. The music video, which was shot by Square ball 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 innate feelings.

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One of the most sought after Nigeria musicians, Burna has a lot of songs to his credit including “trumpet”, Abeg Abeg Abeg, and the like party which he featured with popular stars like Davido and others.

Burna is a nice vocalist, very vast and unique in his quality music. This marvelous act he experimented with Reggae, Afro beat, R & B and Hip-hop elevated him into widely accepted music scene.

He has featured with the big stars in the music industry like Davido, Wizkid, Tuface and many others.

His Awards

Like any other stars in the music industry, Burna has won many awards and had several nominations.

  • He won the Best New Act of the year at Nigerian Entertainment Awards.
  • He was Nominated for 2013 Headies Awards for South South Music Awards for best pop.
  • He was Best New Act of MTV Africa Music Awards and
  • Nominated for the best album of the year at Nigerian Entertainment Awards.

His Net Worth

Burna Boy is one of the richest musicians in Nigeria with a net worth of about N400 million Naira.


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