Joeboy biography and net worth, Joeboy is a Nigerian Singer and Songwriter, his real name is Joseph Akinwale Akinfenwa but popularly known by his stage name “Joeboy” with a net worth of $2.5 million dollars as of March 2021.
The Nigeria music industry has continued to record immeasurable growth not only in Africa but also across the world. The influx of young, vibrant, and talented artists into the Nigeria music space has continually put the country in a good light.
Today, we would take a look at the life, education, music, and career of one of such talented youngsters who have emerged from the entertainment industry not too long ago and is the delight of Nigerians both at home and abroad. This artist is none other than Joeboy whose unique vocals have carved a niche for him among several other young artists in Nigeria.
Joeboy’s Background and Education
Nigerian Singer and Songwriter, Joseph Akinwale Akinfenwa is popularly known by his stage name “Joeboy”. Joeboy’s fan base spreads across Nigeria and beyond.
He studied Human Resource Management at the prestigious University of Lagos (UNILAG). At the age of 16, his interest in music began to grow. His inspirations in the Nigerian music scene are ID Cabasa and 9ice, he used to hang out with these two in the studio when he was much younger. The Singer was discovered by the Mentorship program “Empawa Africa” in 2017. emPawa Africa is owned and sponsored by a Nigerian singer – Mr. Eazi, to nurture and support up-and-coming African artists. Joeboy’s genre of music is Afropop and RandB.
The singer came into the limelight after he did a cover of Ed Sheeran’s “Shape of you” which was well-received across the globe. His consistency in giving Nigerians good music after he came into stardom has indeed endeared him to many people in and across the country.
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The singer was born in Lagos state Nigeria on the 21st May 1997, he will be 24 years this year 2021.
Joeboy’s Songs and Album
Since his entrance into the music scene, it is safe to say that Joeboy has continued to put out hit music back to back. It’s almost like the singer has no bad songs. In the year, 2019, he released his debut EP titled “Love and Light”. The EP featured songs like Baby, All for you, Blessing, and Beginning.
List of some of the singles released by Joeboy are :
All for you
Baby and many others
Joeboy has been featured in many songs by other artists, he has also featured other artists on his own songs. Some of the artists Joeboy has worked with are, Dj Neptune, Mr Eazi, Mayorkun to mention but a few.
Joey released his debut album in February 2021. The album is titled”Somewhere between Beauty and Magic” features songs like
Count me out
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Joeboy’s Nominations And Awards
Joeboy has been nominated for various awards owing to the hard work he has put into delivering good music to Nigerians.
In 2019, he was nominated in different categories for “The headies award”. He was nominated in the Next Rated, Best Pop Single, Song of the Year, and Viewer’s Choice category respectively. Also, in the same year, he was nominated by the “All Africa Music Awards” as Best Artist in African Pop which he won. The “City People Music Awards also nominated him as the Most Promising Act of The Year, Best Act of the Year, and Revelation of the Year.
In 2020, at the Soundcity MVP Awards Festival, Joeboy was nominated in different categories such as Best New MVP, Best Pop, Listener’s Choice, and Song of the Year. He won in the Best Pop category.
Joeboy’s Personal Life and Relationship
For those who would like to know his relationship status, Joeboy is not yet married. However, 9ja today is not exactly sure if he is single or in a relationship. Some time ago, the singer shared a photo of himself and an unidentified lady which he captioned “Apanto Peperenpe”. This post stirred up series of reactions from his fans, many of whom believed the lady was his girlfriend.
Joeboy’s Net Worth
Joeboy presently is known for singing and writing songs which is his major source of income. His net worth is estimated to be about $2.5 million of dollars as of March 2021.
Joeboy’s Social Handles
Do you wish to connect with the singer Joeboy? you can easily do that using his social media handles- @JoeboyOfficial across all social media.
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