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Burna Boy Biography | Age | Career | Education | Net Worth

The Nigerian Music industry was blessed with a lot of talented artists. Burna Boy is no doubt one of the great entertainment exports from the country. He released his fifth studio album titled “Twice as Tall” was released on August 14, 2020, by Spaceship Entertainment, Atlantic Records, and Warner Music. 
Here is the complete Biography of African Giant “Burna Boy”, His Net worth, Career, Personal life, Awards, Education.


Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu Popularly known as Burn Boy is a  Nigerian Afrobeat and reggae-dancehall singer, songwriter, stage performer, and recording artist. He rose to prominence in 2012 after releasing “Like to Party” He is the CEO of Spaceship Entertainment record label, and enjoys both international and local popularity.

Early Life & Education

Damini Ogulu was born on the 2nd of July 1991 as the first child of Mr. and Mrs. Ogulu in Ahaoda, Rivers State, Port Harcourt, Nigeria. His father managed a welding company and his mother worked as a translator. His grandfather Benson Idonije once managed Fela Kuti. He is the only son of his parents and being the eldest of three siblings comprising of girls only. He came from a family that appreciated music but prioritized education.

Ogulu grew up in southern Nigeria and began making his own beats/music at the age of 10 using FruityLoops which was recommended for him by his classmate. 

He attended Corona Secondary School in Agbara When Burna Boy was in secondary school, he formed a music band that performed at concerts. and relocated to London to further his studies. Burna Boy studied Media Technology at the University of Sussex in the United Kingdom from 2008 to 2009. From 2009 to 2010, Burna Boy studied Media Communications and Culture at Oxford Brooke’s University in the United Kingdom. but he dropped out and moved back to Nigeria. 

he did a one-year internship with Rhythm 93.7 FM in Port Harcourt, Rivers State in the south southern part of Nigeria, before signing a record deal contract with Aristocrat records and officially launching his professional music career.

Low”, Killin Dem”, “Dangote”, “Anybody” and “Pull Up”. He began recording the album in 2018.

 He told Billboard magazine the album is his most personal yet. He first revealed plans to release the album in April 2019 and held a private listening session in Los Angeles. Photos and videos from the listening session were shared on social media. African Giant was initially announced as a 16-track album. In order to promote the album, Burna Boy headlined the African Giant Returns tour, the second leg of his African Giant tour. Burna Boy recorded “My Money, My Baby”, a track that appeared on Queen & Slim’s soundtrack album. Described as an “Afrobeat-tinged track”, “My Money, My Baby” contains a sample of Fela Kuti’s 1972 song “Shakara”.

Net worth

Aside from being an international music star, Burna Boy also has endorsements with companies like Globacom, Star Lager beer, etc. Also, tickets for his shows are always sold out, home and abroad. So, it is expected that he has a high net worth.

Although many sources claim that Burna Boy is worth 10 Million Dollars, it is reasonable to expect that he is worth much more than that. Discounting his ongoing endorsement deals, Burna Boy sold out the O2 Arena in London, and that feat raked in millions of dollars. Burna Boy’s marketing deal for his 2019 album ‘African Giant’ includes a world tour, the second leg of which he is set to embark on.

Keep in mind that he has money-spinning marketing deals with Atlantic Records, and Warner Music, both of America. Burna Boy is one of the hottest performing musicians in Africa and has already established himself as a global music franchise.

Burna Boy’s net worth is estimated at $10million Above.

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