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Joeboy Biography, Age, Early Life, Education, Career, Songs, Label, Net Worth, Awards & Facts

Joeboy Biography, Age, Early Life, Education, Career, Songs, Label, Net Worth, Awards & Facts

Joseph Akinfenwa Donus, better known by his professional stage name Joeboy, is a singer and songwriter from Nigeria. He started his music career as a teenager, precisely at the age of 16. He recorded his first song titled “Gbeseyin” when he was 17 years old.

Quick Facts About Joeboy

Full Name:

Joseph Akinfenwa Donus

Nickname or Stage Name:

Joeboy

Age:

23 years

Birth Day:

May 21, 1997

Gender:

Male

Place of Birth:

Lagos, Nigeria

State of Origin:

Ogun State

Tribe:

Yoruba

Nationality:

Nigerian

Religion:

Christianity

Zodiac Sign:

Gemini

Famous As:

Singer and Song writer

Genre:

Afro pop and R&B

First song or Deput Track:

“Gbeseyin”

Label:

Banku Music

Net Worth:

$90,000

Joeboy Biography, Early Life, Siblings, Father, Sister, Family & Education:

Joeboy grew up from a music loving family, his father plays the keyboard in church, his brother was a bass player while his sister was in the Choir. Throughout this period, Joeboy was only a spectator, although he was attending the Choir practice but he never sang. He was nicknamed “Joeboy” by his highschool colleagues.

He graduated from the prestigious University of Lagos [UNILAG] in Akoka, Lagos State, Nigeria where he studied Human Resource.

Joeboy Career:

Joeboy came into the limelight when he released a cover of “Shape Of You”, a song by Ed Sheeran which earned him a great deal of recognition from both local and international music lovers.

Joeboy was later signed by Mr. Eazi into his Banku Music label after so many convincing performance.

However, He rose to fame in 2019 when he released a single titled “Baby” which ganered over 20 million streams on Spotify and YouTube.
The music video which was released later also pooled 16 million massive views and consequently, this skyrocketed the single to be among the top 10 of Apple Music’s charts across Nigeria, Uganda and Kenya.

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On August 15, 2019.  He added another single “Beginning” where he featured Beats 1’s host, Ebro Darden. Joeboy’s “Beginning” was also another huge success which earned him the #1 spot on Apple Music's chart in Nigeria and Uganda.

In November, 2019, Joeboy released his first EP titled Play Love & Light. It was released by emPawa Africa and was supported by the two singles “Baby” and “Beginning”.

Joeboy Songs:

  • Baby
  • Beginning
  • Faaji
  • Himself
  • Impatient
  • Out Boss Me
  • Reelest
  • Middle Man
  • Move
  • Spot on the Sun
  • Ain’t Missing A Thing
  • Have Another
  • Some People
  • Represent
  • Passenger
  • Same Question
  • Peanuts
  • Pack it up
  • Shako

Joeboy Albums:

- How to make friends in a Brand new town
- THC (The Herrera Chronicles)
- Love and Light (EP)

Joeboy Net Worth 2020:

Joeboy's net worth is estimated to be $90,000.

Joeboy Net Worth 2020 (Forbes):

There is currently no information on Joeboy's net worth on Forbes.

Awards and Recognition:

His awards and recognition include:
Best Artiste in African Pop, All Africa Music Awards – 2019
Best Pop Song (Track:“Himself”), Soundcity MVP Awards Festival – 2020

Joeboy Social Media Handles

Instagram: @JoeboyOfficial
Twitter: @JoeboyOfficial
Facebook: fb.com/JoeboyOfficial
Soundcloud: @JoeboyOfficial

He remains one of the youngest stars in the afro pop scene today. Joeboy has plans to continue to work on his music and tour the world as an artist.


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