Burna Boy Net Worth 2023 & Biography, Height, Ethnicity, Jada Kingdom

Burna Boy is a Nigerian musician, singer-songwriter and record producer with a net worth in 2023 of $22m, according to multiple sources.

Damini Ogulu was born on the 2nd of July, 1991 in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria. His mother was a was a language translator and his father was a welder.

From those humble beginnings in Nigeria, Burna Boy has transformed into a global superstar whose music is known from down under to the Northernmost Canadian province. He is a truly global superstar.

In this article, we take a journey through how Burna Boy accumulated his net worth in 2023.

What is Burna Boy net worth 2023?

Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu MFR known professionally as Burna Boy, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and record producer with a net worth of $22m in 2023.

Burna Boy Net Worth & Career

Burna Boy started his career after completing his education in the United Kingdom. 

He released his debut studio album, L.I.F.E, on 12 August 2013 on the back of his mixtape Burn Identity. ‘Like To Party’, one of the singles off L.I.F.E, is one of Burna Boy’s most successful singles ever and is one of his fan favourite tracks.

L.I.F.E sold 40,000 copies on the first day of its release, starting a trend of multiple best selling albums which would contribute significantly to Burna Boy’s net worth. Guest artists on the album included 2face Idibia, M.I Abaga, Timaya, Olamide, Reminisce, and Wizkid, among others.

Entertainment Today ranked the album 10th on its list of the 12th Best Albums of 2013.

L.I.F.E was nominated for Best Album of the Year at the 2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards, also peaking at number seven on the Billboard Reggae Albums chart.

Burna Boy’s second studio album, titled On a Spaceship, was released on 25 November 2015. His 7-track debut extended play, Redemption, was released in September 2016.

Burna Boy released his third studio album, Outside, on 26 January 2018 with a mixture of afrobeats, dancehall, reggae, and road rap songs. The album features guest appearances from English musicians J Hus, Lily Allen, and Mabel.

It was produced by Leriq, Baba Stiltz, Jae 5, Juls, Chopstix, Steel Banglez, Fred Gibson, Phantom, and FTSE and won Album of the Year at the 2018 Nigeria Entertainment Awards. Outside also debuted at number three on the Billboard Reggae Albums chart. ‘Ye’, off Outside is one of Burna Boy’s most seminal tracks.

All these gives us a good idea of how Burna Boy was building his net worth through the years.

Burna Boy’s fourth studio album, African Giant, was released on 26 July 2019.

His fifth studio album, Twice as Tall, was released on 14 August 2020. It was executive produced by Diddy and his mother, Bose Ogulu.. Twice As Tall became his highest-charting project, debuting at number one on the Billboard World Albums Chart. On 24 November 2020, Twice as Tall was nominated for Best Global Album at the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards.

2022 saw Burna Boy release his most recent album, Love, Damini. ‘Last Last’ off Love, Damini became arguably Burna Boy’s first truly global hit, becoming the song of the summer in the United States and across the globe.

Burna Boy is currently on his Love, Damini tour in 2023 and raking in the cash. You can easily see how Burna Boy built his $22m net worth by 2023 through his music, endorsements, tours and performances and other business ventures.

Burna Boy Ethnicity

Nigerian singer Burna Boy, who has a net worth in 2023 of $22m, is of Yoruba ethnicity in Nigeria.

The Yoruba people are a West African ethnic group who mainly inhabit parts of Nigeria, Benin, and Togo. The areas of these countries primarily inhabited by the Yoruba are often collectively referred to as Yorubaland.

The Yoruba constitute more than 52 million people in Africa, are over a million outside the continent, and bear further representation among members of the African diaspora. The vast majority of the Yoruba population is today within the country of Nigeria, where they make up 21% of the country’s population. 

This makes the Yoruba people one of the largest ethnic groups in Africa. Most Yoruba people speak the Yoruba language.


Burna Boy’s biological father is Samuel Ogulu. There have been rumours about whether he is the son of Nigerian music legend Fela Kuti. Burna Boy openly holds Fela Kuti as his idol and samples his music quite liberally.

From what is known publicly, Burna Boy’s grandfather was Fela Kuti’s manager and his mother was a dancer for him at a point. Fela Kuti’s womanising is well known, but there is no evidence he is Burna Boy’s father.


Burna Boy is 6 ft 1 inches tall. 

Burna Boy net worth 2023 Wikipedia

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Burna Boy net worth 2023 stands at $22m, according to estimates.

So where is Burna Boy from? Burna Boy hails from Port Harcourt in Rivers State, Nigeria.

He was born Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu on 2 July 1991, in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria. His mother was Bose Ogulu and his father was Samuel Ogulu.

Burna Boy’s mother was as a language translator and his father managed a welding company. His mother later became his manager.

The young Damini Ogulu schooled at Corona Secondary School in Agbara, Ogun State, Nigeria before relocating to London, England to further his studies. He studied media technology at the University of Sussex from 2008 to 2009 and media communications and culture at Oxford Brookes University from 2009 to 2010.

Burna Boy has five studio albums to his name – L.I.F.E, Outside, African Giant, Twice as Tall and Love, Damini. He has won the Best International Act at the BET Awards countless times. His album, Twice as Tall won Best World Music Album at the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards.

On June 10, Burna Boy became the first artist from Africa to perform at the UEFA Champions League Final Kick Off Show by Pepsi. The singer took the stage at the Atatürk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul, Turkey, in front of more than 71,412 supporters and an audience of over 700 million people

Burna Boy is a Member of the Order of the Federal Republic of Nigeria for his achievements in music. In 2023, Rolling Stone ranked him number 197 on its list of the 200 greatest singers of all time

From Port Harcourt to the world – the determined Burna Boy has managed to build a stellar career with an insane net worth calculated at over $20m in 2023.


Nigerian musician Burna Boy with a net worth of $22m has dated two high profile women, both involved in showbiz.

He first dated UK rapper Stefflon Don in a relationship that lasted 4 years, from 2018 to 2022.

After their acrimonious breakup which involved some diss songs on both end, Burna Boy is now linked to Jamaican-American singer, Jada Kingdom.

who is jada kingdom
Jada Kingdom

Jada Kingdom is a Jamaican American reggae recording artist best known for her unique blend of Caribbean and American-flavoured music.

Jada Kingdom’s real name is Jada Ashanti Murphy. She was born on September 5th 1998 in Bull Bay, St Andrew and was raised in Kingston from her childhood to her teenage years. Jada Kingdom is 24 years of age.

She attended Saint Benedict Primary School for her elementary education. The school is located in Harbour View, Jamaica. She completed her secondary school education at Vauxhall High School.

From a very young age, Jada Kingdom was already writing music. She started writing and honing her craft in her teens, before going on to write for other artists as well.

The beautiful and sexy singer gained fame on Instagram as a model and video vixen, famously appearing in Sean Kingston’s music video for “One Way.” She was featured also on Risqué Photo’s My Life Series IG Spotlight in May 2017.

Jada Kingdom built a staggering Instagram following of 2.4million and parlayed that into success in her music career.

Jada Kingdom has featured on singles with some of the biggest artists in the world and performed on some of the largest stages. She has features with, among others, Koffee, Popcaan, Nailah Blackman, Verse Simmonds, and John Legend. She’s performed at Coachella, Red Rocks Amphitheater and other legendary platforms.

She previously dated rapper Verse Simmonds but they broke up later. Jada then started a relationship with American rapper Nas Ebk, real name Nasir Valenzuela. 

Their relationship was flourishing until Nas was arrested and charged in connection with the second-degree murder of 22-year-old Idressa Siby in Times Square, New York. 

She is currently the girlfriend of Burna Boy, the Nigerian music superstar whose net worth in 2023 is an estimated staggering $22m.

Burna Boy Cars

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Burna Boy’s cars are a significant portion of his net worth. Like his Nigerian colleagues, Davido and Wizkid, Burna Boy loves to splash some cash on cars.

As Nigeriabombshell.com previously reported,  Burna Boy has over six overly expensive luxury cars.

The singer boasts of two Lamborghinis, a Rolls Royce, Maybach, Ferrari to mention a few.

Burna Boy Car collection and their prices

Below are Burna Boy’s luxury cars and their prices…

1 Lamborghini SVJ – $1,000,000

2 MayBach – $227,000

3 Ferrari – $360,000

4 Lamborghini URUS – $280,000

5 Rolls Royce Dawn – $350,000

6 G-Wagon $230,000


Source: Nigeriabombshell.com

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