Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu, popularly known as Burna Boy, is a renowned Nigerian musician, singer, and songwriter. Rising to fame with his hit single “Like to Party” from his debut album L.I.F.E., Burna Boy’s musical prowess and unique style have earned him international recognition and a massive net worth of $20 million. In this blog post, we delve into Burna Boy’s early life, education, career achievements, and personal life with his girlfriend, Stefflon Don.
Burna Boy Early Life and Education:
Born on July 2, 1991, in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria, Burna Boy’s parents are Bose Ogulu, a translator, and Samuel Ogulu, a welder. He comes from a talented lineage, as his grandfather, Benson Idonije, formerly managed the legendary Fela Kuti. Burna Boy’s passion for music started early, and he began creating his beats using FruityLoops. After completing his education at Corona Secondary School in Agbara, Ogun State, he pursued further studies in media technology at the University of Sussex and later media communications and culture at Oxford Brookes University in London.
Burna Boy Career Milestones:
In 2012, Burna Boy shot to fame with the release of “Like to Party” from his debut studio album L.I.F.E. The talented musician signed with Warner Music Group and Bad Habit/Atlantic Records in the US in 2017. His third studio album, “Outside,” marked his major label debut. Burna Boy’s breakthrough continued as he was named an Apple Music Up Next artist in 2019 and won the prestigious Best International Act at the BET Awards the same year.