Burna Boy Biography, Age, career, Net Worth & Personal Life

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Biography of Burna Boy

Burna Boy, whose full name is Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu, is a top Nigerian songwriter and producer. He is famously known for his hit song “Like to Party,” which significantly helped to bring his name to stardom.


Burna Boy is 31 years old.

Early Life And Education

Burna Boy was born on the 2nd of July, 1991, in Port-Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria. He comes from a family with mixed ancestry; his mother is a Yoruba woman from the western part of Nigeria, while his father hails from the South-South region of the country.

Burna Boy attended Corona Secondary School in Agbana, Ogun State, Nigeria, for his secondary education. After that, he relocated to the United Kingdom. There, he studied Media Technology at the University of Sussex.

Furthermore, Burna Boy completed a degree in Media Communication and Culture at Oxford Brookes University between 2009 and 2010. He relocated to Nigeria for an internship program before officially starting his music career.

Personal Life

Burna Boy is currently not married or in a relationship with any woman. He formerly dated British rapper and TV personality Stefflon Don in 2018 before they officially broke up in 2022.


Burna Boy has always been a music lover and was destined to become a star. He started his music career by releasing two mixtapes, “Burn Notice” and “Burn Identity,” in 2011 before signing to Aristokrat Records.

Burna Boy rose to stardom when “Like to Party” was released in 2012; this specific song which led to his successful debut album L.I.F.E was instrumental in his rise in the music industry. As a result, he earned a nomination for the “Next Rated Artist Awards,” held at the Headies Award in 2013.

Burna Boy left Aristocrat Records after two years of signing with them; to date, there is no clear information on the reason for his departure. In 2015, he created his record label “Spaceship Entertainment” and has since released numerous albums, which have been of great success.

Burna has won many awards for his countless music contributions, which include Album of the Year at the 2018 Nigeria Entertainment Awards, African Artiste of the Year, and Best International Act at the 2019 BET Awards.

Most recently, he won a Grammy for having the Best Global Music Album after releasing his fifth studio album titled “Twice as Tall” in 2020

Net Worth

Burna Boy has an estimated net worth of between $17 million and $25 million.

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