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Joeboy Biography: Career, Awards And Net Worth

Joseph Akinfenwa Donus popularly known by his stage name as Joeboy is a fast rising Nigerian musician, singer, song writer and a recording artist. His genre of music is that of Afro pop and R&B. He was born on 21st May 1997 in Lagos State, Nigeria. After completing pre-tertiary education, Joeboy studied at the University of Lagos (UNILAG), where he graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management.According to him, he was inspired by the likes of 9ice and ID Cabasa whom he used to hang out with in studio.

Joeboy Music Career

Joeboy started singing at a very tender age of 16 years and officially recorded his first song “Gbeseyin”, an afrofusion tune when he turned 17 years old. However, it was his cover of Ed Sheeran, “Shape of You” that gave him the spotlight which made Mr Eazi discovered him and decided to offer him a provisional mentorship.Some of his hit singles include Baby, Faaji, Reelest, Move, Some People, Represent, Impatient, Out Boss Me, Middle Man, Spot on the Sun, Passenger, Have Another, Peanuts, Ain’t Missing A Thing, Same Question, Pack it Up, Haircut, Shako, Falling, and many more.Joeboy has two debut studio albums to his credit. They include How To Make Friends In A Brand New Town and The Herrera Chronicles.


Joeboy Awards

Although Joeboy is one fire, he is yet to bag an award as a professional musician. In 2020, Joeboy was nominated for Next Rated category at the Headies Awards but lost the crown Rema.

Joeboy Net Worth

Joeboy is currently one of the fast rising artist and most influential artiste in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $750,000.


Profile summary

◘Birth name: Joseph Akinwale Akinfenwa

◘Date of birth: May 21, 1997

◘Age: 23 years (as of 2020)

◘Birthplace: Lagos

◘Nigeria Nationality: Nigerian

◘Profession: Singer, songwriter





Controversial singer and songwriter Naira Marley was born to Mr. and Mrs. Fashola with the name Azez Fashola on 10th May 1994 at Agege in Nigeria.

He attained his General Certificate Of Secondary Education at Walworth School after he moved from Lagos to England peckham. He is known to be a brilliant student and as a matter of fact graduated with distinction at the Peckham Academy and furthered with business law at crossways college.

Naira Marley’s greatest wished career was to become a voice-over and MC when he was young. He later developed a passion for music and started singing in 2014. His best friends encouraged him to take his music career seriously which influenced him to release ‘Max Twigz” in 2015 before his debut EP Gotta Dance.

His song ”Issa Goal” which featured Olamide and Lil Kesh became and instant hit as the Super Eagles of Nigerian even used it during the 2018 Fifa World Cup.

Tiwatope Savage (born 5 February 1980), known professionally as Tiwa Savage, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and actress. Born in Isale Eko, she relocated to London at the age of 11 for her secondary education. Five years later, she began her music career doing backup vocals for artists such as George Michael and Mary J. Blige.

After participating in the UK edition of The X Factor and graduating from Berklee College of Music, Savage signed a publishing deal with Sony/ATV Music Publishing in 2009. Inspired by the growth of the Nigerian music industry, Savage moved back to Nigeria and signed with Mavin Records in 2012. She made an appearance on the label's 2012 compilation album Solar Plexus.

Her debut studio album Once Upon a Time was released on 3 July 2013. It was supported by seven singles: "Kele Kele Love", "Love Me (3x)", "Without My Heart", "Ife Wa Gbona", "Folarin", "Olorun Mi" and "Eminado". The album was nominated for Best Album of the Year at the 2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards and for Best R&B/Pop Album at The Headies 2014.

Savage's second studio album R.E.D was released on 19 December 2015. It yielded two singles: "My Darlin" and "Standing Ovation". In June 2016, Savage signed a management and publishing deal with Roc Nation. In September 2017, she released her debut EP Sugarcane. R.E.D and Sugarcane have both been nominated for Best Album at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards.

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