Ruger Biography, Age, career, Net Worth & Personal Life

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Nigeria’s music industry is one of the most active in Africa and has numerous big names to its credit. It has continually promoted and produced young and talented individuals with musical skills to showcase.


Michael Adebayo Olayinka, who is professionally known as Ruger, is a top Nigerian Afrobeat singer and songwriter. He is known for his style of music, which is massively enjoyed by fans, and his appearance of pink hair and the one-eyed patch used by pirates.


Ruger is 23 years old.

Early Life and Education

Michael Adebayo Olayinka, who is professionally known as Ruger, was born on the 23rd of September, 1999, in Lagos state, Nigeria, to Mr. and Mrs. Olayinka. He is originally from the Ijuma Local Government Area of Kogi state, Nigeria.

Ruger was raised in a Christian family, and due to his massive exposure to church, he discovered his musical talent. He completed his primary and secondary school education in Lagos state. However, details regarding the name of the schools he attended are yet to be disclosed.

Personal Life

Ruger is currently single and not in any relationship. Despite rumors of him dating Susan Pwajok, he cleared the air that they are friends and nothing more.


Ruger always had the intention of joining the music industry. He started composing songs when he was in school and further started recording in studios in his neighborhood.

After featuring on several local music shows and concerts, he was discovered by talent manager D’Prince of Mavin Records. It was D’Prince who helped in grooming Ruger and equally decided to sign him to his record label, Jonzing World Entertainment.

Ruger was unveiled as Jonzing World’s signee in 2021, and he earned a deal with Columbia Records and Sony Music Entertainment Uk. His major hit was “One Shot,” in which he featured Rema and D’Prince.

Ruger has worked brilliantly to release “Pandemic” and “The Second Wave,” which helped to pave the way for him in the Nigerian music industry. He had been on tour in the United States with visits to Houston, Dallas, and Las Vegas, all in 2022.

Ruger remains an active maker of beautiful and well-loved music and is rated among the young and most promising talent in Nigeria.

Net Worth

Ruger has an estimated net worth of between $300,000 to $500,000.

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