He was born on May 14, 1991 on May 14, 1991 into a Catholic family in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State in south eastern Nigeria. He hails from Uruala, a town in Ideato North Local Government Area of Imo State where he had his primary and secondary education.
Humblesmith first ventured into the entertainment business as an actor, starring in a number of movies including Hypertension (2010) with Sam Loco Efe.
While in secondary school, he started dancing and was part of a group called American Boys before he left Ebonyi State for Asaba, Delta State to focus on a career in music.
Humblesmith was determined to succeed. He started scouting for shows and performed for free until he was signed by DG Records who were impressed with one of his several performances.
In 2012, he left Asaba City for Lagos State where he recorded his debut single “Chairmoo” in 2014.
He made his entry into music and currently signed to N-tyze Entertainment. He made the list of “10 Artists To Watch in 2016” by notJustOk.
In 2015, he released “Osinachi, a chart-topping single that featured Phyno; and Davido in the remix version and maintained top charts at the MTV Base music chart for several weeks. The song also earned him a nomination for “Best New Act” category at the 2016 edition of the Nigeria Entertainment Awards and another nomination in the “Hottest Single” category at the same event.
In April 2016, he featured Flavour N’abania in a song titled “Jukwese” which enjoyed rotational airplay around the country. He later announced an Instagram competition tagged the “Jukwese Contest” in reference to the song, with a $2,000 prize money for the winner.
Other songs by Humblesmith include:
• Abakaliki to Lasgidi
• Uju Mina
• Report My Case in 2019
Humblesmith cites Bright Chimezie as his music influence. He usually sings the Afro Pop genre of music with a little fusion of highlife.
In June 2016, Humblesmith signed a multi-million Naira endorsement deal with Noodles manufacturing company Tummy-Tummy Food Industry.
Awards and Nominations
Humblesmith is a recipient of several awards and nominations. They include:
• Won Collaboration of the year Award at the City People Entertainment Awards.
• 2016 Nominee for Hottest Single of the year and Best New Act at the Nigerian Entertainment Awards.
• Nominee for Best New Comer at the African Muzik Magazine Awards.
• Nominee for Best Collaboration of the year, Next Rated, Rookie of the year and Pop Single and Song of the year at the Headies.
• Nominee for Best Afro Beat and Pop Artist of the year at the Nigerian Teen Choice Awards.
His Net Worth
Humblesmith is indeed a regular face in the Nigerian Music Industry, rated one of the richest and most influential with a net worth of about $500,000 dollars.