Burna Boy Education: See his Biography, Education and Net Worth

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Burna Boy Education – Famous Nigerian singer, Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu popularly known by his stage name “ Burna boy” was born in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria. Burna boy’s, Bose Ogulu mother was a language translator and his father Samuel Ogulu owned a welding business. His maternal grandfather was Nigerian singer-songwriter Fela Kuti’s manager, Benson IdonijeOgulu was born to a Nigerian mother named Bose Ogulu, who later became his manager. Growing up in the south side of Nigeria, Burna Boy started to create his own beats with the help of FruitLoops.

Burna Boy Educational Background

Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu attended Corona Secondary School, Agbara, Ogun State. After graduating, he moved to London to pursue his studies. From 2008 to 2009, he studied media technology at University of Sussex. From 2009 to 2010, he attended Oxford Brookes University, United Kingdom, studying media communications and culture.

After graduating, he moved back to Port Harcourt, where he worked as a presenter for Rhythm 93.7FM for one year. After that, he returned to Lagos to pursue his music career.

Biography

Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu is a Nigerian singer-songwriter and record producer, better known by his stage name Burna Boy. He was born on 2 July 1991 in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. Burna Boy is often referred to as the “King of afrofusion”. He is considered to be one of the most prominent African musicians of his generation. Burna Boy has been instrumental in spreading the contagious rhythms of afrobeats around the world.

In 2012, he released “Like to Party”, the lead single off his debut studio album, L.I.F.E. (2013). The following year, he signed to Atlantic Records in the US (and its subsidiary Warner Music Group in the rest of the world) for the release of “Outside” (2018).

In 2019, he was nominated for BET’s “Best International Act” and Apple Music’s “Up Next” award. He then released his 4th studio album, “African Giant”, which was nominated for “Album of the Year” at the All Africa Music Awards and “Best World Music Album” at Grammy’s 62nd Annual Music Awards. In 2020, he was named “Africa’s Most Wanted” at the Ghana Music Awards and “Africa’s #1” at the African Music Awards. In August 2020, he released his 5th studio album “Twice as Tall” which was nominated for ‘Best World Music Album’ at Grammy’s 63rd Annual Music Awards. The following year, he won BET’s Best International Act again.

Love, Damini was Burna Boy’s sixth studio album released in 2022. It peaked at number one on the Billboard 200, becoming the highest debut album of an African artist on the chart. Love, Damini also peaked at number one in France, number one in the Netherlands, and number one in the United Kingdom. In October, he was awarded the “Order of the Federal Republic” plaque for his work in music. In 2023, he was ranked number 197 on Rolling Stone’s list of “200 Greatest Singers of All Time.” He was named the “Fourth Best International Act” at the “BET Awards” in 2023. He won the “Last Last” award at the “Headies Afrobeats” for “Single of the Year” and “Best International Act”.

Burna Boy’s Net Worth

Google isn’t always the most reliable source of information, such as Burna Boy’s net worth.

During an interview, the host asked him at around 25:00 minutes, “A quick Google search for ‘Burna Boy net worth’ shows you to be worth $22 million.”

Burna responded with a laugh, “Let’s not talk about that, I prefer to let my fans think that, it’s fine.” When the host asked him if Google was wrong, he said the estimate was “way off”.

Despite this, Burna still has the financial means to support his family. “I’m so blessed to be able to change the direction of my family’s life and provide for others,” he said. “It’s a blessing.”

The host went on to ask Burna if he had ever wanted to buy his mother a house or car. “I always said I’d do that one day, but I never thought I’d be able to do it now,” he said.

On Friday, Burna announced the release of his new album, “I Told Them”, which features J. Cole and 21 Savage, as well as Dave and GZA and RZA, among others.

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