JoeBoy Biography And Net Worth
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Joeboy Early Life Before The Fame
Joseph Akintewa Donus, popularly known by his music name ‘Joeboy’ is a fast rising singer, songwriter, entertainer, performer and artist. He was born on the 21st of May, 1997 in Lagos State into a Yoruba family. Joeboy had both his primary and secondary education in Lagos State, he also studied Human Resources in the University of Lagos, Akoka and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in the course.
He started music at a very early age where he picked up some skills from his father who played piano in church and his elder brother who was a member of the church choir. He was inspired by 9ice and ID Cabasa who he always looked up to. He is a versatile singer with the musical genre of Afropop and R&B.
Joeboy Music Career
Joeboy started singing at the age of 16, he recorded his first song ‘Gbeseyin’ at the age of 17. He later released the cover for Ed Sheeran’s ‘Shape Of You’ which brought him to the limelight and earned him more fans and followers. This drew him the attention of Mr Eazi.
He signed up for the African music artist ‘emPawa Africa’ a talent incubator program created by Mr Eazi, a full service company that offers marketing, distribution, publishing, label and management services that equips young African artists with the tools, knowledge, and investment to grow and export their music to the world.
He was one of the 10,000 applicants from 14 countries after registering to be part of the programme, he was first of 100 recipients to earn a share of $3,000 grant aimed at helping a new generation of African artists find mainstream success. He used his $3,000 to make music video for ‘Faaji’ and within a month, he became one of the 10 artists selected for a mentorship boot camp in South Africa.
In March 2019, Joeboy released the hit track ‘Baby’ a song that reached the top 10 of apple music chart in Nigeria, Uganda and Kenya. ’Beginning’ another hit single was released as a follow up to ‘Baby’ and it was featured by Beats 1 host Ibro on his discovered segment.
The song hit number one on Apple music in Nigeria and Uganda.
On the 8th of November, 2019, Joeboy released the album ‘Love and Light’ which was
composed of five songs. The album was produced under the music record, Banku Music under the licence to emPawa Africa Limited. Apart from the ‘Love and Light’ album, Joeboy two other albums before which are ‘How to make friends in a brand new town’ and ‘THC[The Herrera Chronicles].
Ever since he arrived at the music industry, Joeboy has been nominated for different awards, At The Headies 2019 he was nominated for Song of The Year Category. He won the 2020 sound city MVP awards as the best pop artist.
Joeboy Net Worth
Joeboy being one of the fast rising musicians in the music industry has music as his
major source of income. His net worth is estimated to be 85,000 dollars.
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