Burna Boy Biography, Everything you need to know.

Burna Boy biography

Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu popularly knows and called by his stage name Burna Boy is a Nigerian singer and songwriter.  In this Burna Boy Biography, you will get to know everything about him from his net worth, music career, etc.

Burna Boy Biography

The popular Nigeria singer Burna Boy whose real name is Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu was born into a family where his father was a manager in a welding company and his mother worked as a translator.

However, his grandfather once managed one of Nigeria’s greatest singers Fela Kuti.

Burna Boy was given birth on the 2nd of July 1991 which makes him 29 years old at the time of writing this article.

Burna Boy Education 

Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu known as Burna Boy attended Corona Secondary School in Agbara and later traveled to London to further his education where he studied Media Technology at the University of Sussex and Media Communications and Culture at Oxford Brookes University.

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Music Career

Burna Boy came into fame in 2013 when he signed a record deal with Aristokrat Records.

Burna Boy’s introduction studio collection L.I.F.E was delivered on 12 August 2013, filling in as the development to his second mixtape Burn Identity (2011). The collection sold 40,000 duplicates on the primary day of its delivery. Aristokrat Records later sold its promoting rights to Uba Pacific for ₦10 million. The collection’s delivery was gone before by five singles: “Like to Party”, “This evening”, “Consistently Love You”, “Run My Race” and “Yawa Dey”.

L.I.F.E was delivered totally by Leriq and highlights visitor artists, for example, 2face Idibia, M.I, Timaya, Olamide, Reminisce, and Wizkid. Nigeria Entertainment Today positioned the collection tenth on its rundown of the twelfth Best Albums of 2013.

The collection’s music draws intensely from the music of Fela Kuti, King Sunny Ade, and Bob Marley. It got commonly certain audits from music pundits, who commended its creation. It was named for Best Album of the Year at the 2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards. In August 2013, L.I.F.E crested at number 7 on the Billboard Reggae Albums chart.

In 2014, Burna Boy split from Aristokrat records. In February 2015, he established the record name Spaceship Entertainment eight months in the wake of heading out in different directions with Aristocrat Records.

Burna Boy delivered his second collection On a Spaceship on 25 November 2015. His 7-track debut EP Redemption was delivered in September 2016; its lead single “Pree Me” appeared on Noisey

Awards / Nomination

Burna Boy who has become one of Nigeria’s greatest music artists has been nominated for several awards and has also emerged winner of many.


  • Best Pop
  • Best New Act of the Year
  • Best Album of the Year
  • Listener’s Choice
  • Song of the Year
  • Best Male MVP
  • African Artiste of the Year
  • Best International Act
  • Artiste of the Year
  • Song of the Year
  • Best Collaboration
  • Best African Act
  • West African Male Artiste of the Year
  • Album of the Year
  • Best World Album



Over the years, Burna Boy has signed an endorsement deal with many companies

Net worth

At the time of writing this article, Burna Boy net worth is around $17 million

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