He was born on the 20th September 1975 in Ebem Ohafia in Abia state. He hails from Abia State in south eastern Nigeria.
Ruggedman had his primary and secondary education in his own town, Ebem Ohafia in Abia state.
He later went to Lagos State University, Ojo Lagos to graduate in Political Science.
Ruggedman began his musical journey in 1999 and had since released a number of songs, known to be famous with Money Making Music, Ruggedy Baba part 2 and Thy Album Come released in 2004. The song was very successful and recorded huge commercial sales with over one million copies sold across the world.
He has his own record label “Rugged Records”. He is creative, skillful and exceptionally talented Nigerian Rapper with most of his songs released under his own record label.
Ruggedman has performed in several World concerts and shows alongside international music stars like Sean Paul, Maxi Priest, T-Pain, Kanye West, Akon and other top celebrities.
Ruggedman has also collaborated with MBRYO to release his most trending studio album “Money Making Music” as part of a promotion for the new artists with guest appearances by Terry G and Fubi. The song received global recognition.
In 2012, Ruggedman signed his record label known to be its first musical act MBRYO which featured in his hit single “Ruggedy Baba” part 2, produced by Blaize Beatz.
He has equally successfully hosted the prestigious Nigerian Breweries Plc Sponsored Star Quest Reality TV Talent hunt aimed at discovering new talents in the industry. The programme covered years 2009, 2010 and 2011 respectively.
In 2010, Ruggedman made another landmark in the music arena when he released a hit song “Untouchable”. The song was very popular as it was aired freely on Radio and Television stations worldwide. Over a million copies were sold within short time of its release.
Ruggedman has in the course of his music career earned several awards, some of which include:
• Best Pop Album of the year at the Nigerian Entertainment Awards.
• Best collabo of the year at the City People Entertainment Awards.
• Best Artiste of the year at the Headies.
His Net Worth
Ruggedman is indeed a renowned Nigerian rapper, rated one of the richest and most influential with a net worth of about $5 million dollars.