Nigerian singer Burna Boy is one of the richest musicians in Africa and makes an impressive salary. Here are details about his assets.
Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu, popularly known by his stage name Burna Boy is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, and record producer. He first gained public recognition in 2012 after releasing his hit single Like to Party, which became the lead single off his debut album, L.I.F.E. His other popular songs include Tonight and Run My Race.
Burna Boy is one of the most successful Nigerian musicians of all time. With his fusion of dancehall, reggae, afrobeat, and pop, he has won numerous awards and accolades, including a Grammy Award in 2021. He is currently signed to an American record label called Atlantic Records. He is also the founder and CEO of Spaceship Records, a Nigerian-based record label.
There is more about Burna Boy that is untold, especially about his financial status. TheDistin has facts about the musician’s fortune including but not limited to his performance and collaboration charges, tour revenues, and more.
|$17 million (as of 2023)
|$2 million in a year
$1,00,000 + in a month
|$651,593.13 (₦300m) per show
What is Burna Boy’s net worth?
Burna Boy is one of the wealthiest singers in Nigeria and Africa as a whole with his net worth raking in millions of dollars. He joins Davido, Don Jazzy, Olamide, and others as the richest musicians in Nigeria, and Akon, Sarkodie, Diamond Platnum, and others as the richest musicians in Africa.
The Nigerian singer has an alleged net worth of $17 million. His wealth is attributed to his music career, endorsements, and investments. He reportedly makes an impressive salary of $2 million in a year and $1,00,000 + in a month.
How much does Burna charge per show? Burna Boy charges $651,593.13 (₦300m) per show, with the provision of a 13-seater private jet, 8 cars, a Sprinter bus, and a van to pick him up, per Carmart.
How much does Burna Boy make on tour? According to Blue Print Afric, Burna Boy earned $1,434,525 in revenue from 14,688 tickets sold at his Capital One Arena, Washington DC concert on December 8, 2022. This is now his most-attended United States concert of all time.
How much does it cost to invite Burna Boy? To book hitmaker, Burna Boy for a show or performance, his starting fee ranges from $999,999 to $1,499,000, per Celebrity Talent. The outlet adds that “his speaking fee might be different than the fee shown for the cost to perform or to just appear. Popularity, career stage, along with current demand will cause fluctuations in their speaking price too”.
Burna Boy’s house and cars
According to reports that circulated on social media, the ‘On the Low’ hitmaker purchased an 8-bedroom mansion at Lekki in Lagos, Nigeria, where he currently lives. Confirming the news, Burna Boy filmed some portions of his new house and captioned it ‘The One And Only Goat’.
Burna Boy is a top Nigerian artist who loves expensive and luxury cars more, His car collection is always worth millions, He once says I remember when I used to have none. Now I can’t fit all my babies into my driveway.
Some of his exotic cars include a 2022 Lamborghini Urus Novitec Edition, Range Rover Autobiography, 2013 Ferrari 458 Italia, Rolls-Royce Dawn Convertible, Bentley Continental GT, G Wagon, and Mercedes-Benz S-Class, per Carmart.
What is Burna Boy’s profession?
Burna Boy is a singer, songwriter, and record producer. His music is mainly pop and Afrobeat. He describes his music as Afro-fusion, which blends the genres of R&B, hip-hop, dancehall, and reggae. Burna Boy started creating music at just ten years old using FruityLoops, a production software that his fellow classmate gave him. The singer launched his music career in 2010 and released his first record Shobeedo in 2011.
On 12 August 2013, he released his debut studio album, L.I.F.E, under the Aristokrat record label. The album featured hit singles like Like to Party and Tonight. The album gained Burna Boy immense popularity in Nigeria, and it was nominated for Best Album of the Year at the 2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards. It also peaked at number 7 on the Billboard Reggae Albums chart in August 2013.
Burna Boy has since released other songs and albums, including On a Spaceship and Outside. He has also collaborated with some of the most prominent and influential artists in the Nigerian music industry, such as Reminisce, Wizkid, Timaya, and Olamide. Burna Boy is currently signed to an American record label called Atlantic Records. He is also the founder and CEO of Spaceship Records.