Burna Boy Full Biography Worth and Music Career
He’s by name Damini Ogulu popularly known by his stage name as Burna Boy, famous Nigerian Afrobeat and raggae-dancehall singer, songwriter, stage performer and a recording artist. As you all know, His stage name is popular and he commonly known by Burna Boy. He’s currently 27 years old. He was born on 2nd July 1991 in Port Harcourt, Rivers State in the South Southern part of Nigeria. He started His Music Career in his early life when he was just 10 years old while at school.
Burna Boy spent most of his summer holidays in the United Kingdom and in Language immersion summer camps in France, Togo and Cote d’Ivoire, before staying in the United Kingdom where he picked up the Brixton Patois.
He was Born in Port Harcourt Rivers State while he is originally from Ahoada, a small town settlement in the South Southern Part of Nigeria, River state. He’s the only son of his parents and the eldest of three other siblings.
Burna boy Loves music so much and he attended Montessori International Primary School in Port Harcourt, River State, Nigeria. During his school days he was able to come out with First School Leaving Certificates in 2002. He attended Corona Secondary School in Lagos Nigeria after completing his primary school education. While on school, he obtain his West Africa Senior School Certificate in 2008. Another thing that was now different from his careers was that he founded a high school band called “Def Code” and headlined a performance at the National Stadium during the 50th Anniversary of Corona Schools.
He studied Media Technology at the University of Sussex in United Kingdom from 2008 to 2009 and 2010 Burna Boy studied Media Communications and Culture at Oxford Brooke’s University in United Kingdom. After that he did a one year internship with rhythm 93.7 FM Port Harcourt, Rivers State before signing a record deal contract with Aristocrat Records and Officially launching his Professional Music Career.
So he started his music career professionally in 2010 which he rose to prominence in 2012 after the release of his hit single ” Like to Party ” the first single from his first debut studio “L.I.F.E”.
Everyone knows that he was currently signed to Atlantic Records and is widely regarded as one of the most talented, versatile and consistent artists in the Nigerian music Industry with hit tracks like Yawa Dey, Like to party, Tonight, Check and Balance, Don Gorgon, Soke and Follow me, amongst others.
However Burna Boy has also worked with several Nigerian and International artists such as 2face Idibia, Sarkodie, Phyno, Flavor, Dbanj and Wizkid, amongst others. On 31st May 2012, Burna Boy released a single titled “Like To Party” which brought him to prominence. On 5th September 2012, the Video for “Like To Party” was released. That implies that the music video which was shot by Squareball Media Services ran for 4 Minutes and 9 Seconds.
To Crown it all, Burna Boy is currently one of the Richest and Most Influential artist in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $1.2 million.