In this post, we will be revealing Burna Boy’s Net Worth. Burna Boy’s net worth is estimated to be around twenty million dollars ($20M). In 2022, Burna Boy himself confirmed to have made one hundred million dollars ($100). An amount many thought was outrageous for an afrobeats artiste.
But Burna Boy has toured many stages, from Accor Arena in Paris, France, and Madison Square Garden (MSG) in New York, USA. Burna Boy also became the first African to sell out eighteen thousand, three hundred (18,300) capacity Toyota Center in Houston, USA.
What is more impressive is that Burna Boy sold out the twenty thousand, three hundred (20,300) capacity Accor Arena twice. Burna Boy also sold out the famous twenty thousand seven hundred and eighty-nine (20,789) capacity New York’s, Madison Square Garden. In the same year of 2022, he sold out Amsterdam’s seventeen thousand 17,000) capacity Ziggo Dome. And sixteen thousand, four hundred and twenty-six (16,426) capacity Ahoy.
|Artiste Profile||Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu MFR aka Burna Boy|
|Net worth||$20 Million|
|Date of Birth||2 July 1991|
|Profession||Singer, songwriter, record producer, video director, rapper, dancer|
|Record Label(s)||Bad Habit/Atlantic Records|
|Nickname(s)||El Mejor, Big 7, Odogwu, African Giant|
Burna Boy Tour Data
Worthy mentions are appearances at the thirteen thousand (13,000) capacity 3Arena, and twelve thousand, five hundred (12,500) capacity Wembley Arena respectively.
With this number of shows around the world in just a year, one can wonder what Burna Boy’s net worth is. In 2022, Burna Boy also became the first African artiste to sell out twenty thousand (21,000) capacity State Farm Arena in Atlanta, USA.
He also sold out fifteen thousand, eight hundred and eighteen (15,818) capacity Huntington Bank Pavilion in Chicago Illinois. Additionally, he sold out tickets in the size of eight thousand, four hundred (8,400) capacity Minneapolis Armory in Minnesota. Furthermore, Burna Boy sold out the eight thousand (8,000) capacity Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory in Irving.
Burna Boy Best Friend
The name “Gambo” should not sound new in our ears as Burna Boy has always seized every opportunity to remember him. Whether in music or during interviews, Burna Boy has always mentioned his late friend Gambo. In an interview with the British magazine, GQ, Burna revealed a large tattoo of Gambo on his stomach. He describes the pain of losing his friend to apartheid on Love, Damini’s opener, Glory. He sang “felt my heart split apart like apartheid”, a reference to his best friend Gambo.
Burna Boy Biography
Burna Boy officially known as Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu MFR is a Nigerian afrobeats artiste. He is a songwriter, record producer, and most recently a video director. He directed the music video to his hit song “Last Last“.
Burna Boy was born in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria. His father, Samuel Ogulu managed a welding company and his mother worked as a translator. Damini’s mother is Bose Ogulu and she manages the African Giant currently. Burna Boy’s grandfather Idonije Benson once managed the famous Fela Kuti and it somehow influenced Burna’s music. Damini grew up in Southern Nigeria and he started making his own beats using FruityLoops.
Big 7 attended Corona Secondary School—High School, in Agbara (Ogun State) and later relocated to London for Tertiary education. El Mejor went on to study Media Technology at the University of Sussex, in the southeast of England.
Burna Boy became popularly known in 2012 after dropping “Like To Party”, the lead single from his debut studio album, L.I.F.E—Living an Impact For Eternity which subsequently dropped in 2013.
Burna Boy Albums
In 2017, Burna Boy put to pen with Bad Habit/Atlantic Records in the United States and Warner Music Group worldwide. But it was his third studio album Outside that marked his major label debut and stardom. Subsequently, in 2019, Burna Boy won Best International Act at the 2019 BET Awards and was announced as Apple Music Up Next artiste.
African Giant Album
African Giant is Burna Boy’s fourth studio album and it was released in 2019. The album won Album of the Year at the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMMA). Also, the album was nominated for the category of Best World Music Album at the 62nd Annual Grammy Award Awards.
Twice As Tall Album
Burna Boy was awarded the African Artist of the year at the 2020 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA). In August 2020, Burna Boy released his fifth studio album, Twice As Tall. And the album went on to be nominated for the same category at the 63rd Annual Grammy Award Awards. Odogwu became the first Nigerian artiste with back-to-back nominations at the Grammys. So, in 2021, Twice As Tall won the Best World Music Album at the 63rd Annual Grammy Award Awards.
Love, Damini Album
Meanwhile, in July 2022, Burna Boy released his sixth studio album, Love, Damini. It became the highest debut of an African album on Billboard, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, and France.