Burna Boy Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Burna Boy Quick Info
Height6 ft 1 in
Weight84 kg
Date of BirthJuly 2, 1991
Zodiac SignCancer
GirlfriendStefflon Don

Burna Boy is a Nigerian Grammy-nominated singer and songwriter who came to prominence with the release of his single Like to Party. Besides that, he is also known for the release of his album L.I.F.E (2013).

Born Name

Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu

Nick Name

Burna Boy

Burna Boy as seen in a picture taken in February 2020
Burna Boy as seen in a picture taken in February 2020 (Flo Ngala / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Cancer

Born Place

Port Harcourt, Nigeria

Nationality

Nigerian

Education

Burna studied at Corona Secondary School in Agbara.

Occupation

Singer, Songwriter

Family

  • Father – Samuel Ogulu
  • Mother – Bose Ogulu (Singer)
  • Siblings – Jesse Ogulu (Twin Brother), Nissi Ogulu (Sister)
  • Others – Benson Idonije (Grandfather) (Music Critic, Broadcaster)

Genre

Afro-Fusion, Reggae, Dancehall

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

Spaceship Entertainment

Burna Boy signed with Bad Habit, Atlantic Records, and Warner Music Records in 2017.

Build

Slim

Height

6 ft 1 in or 185.5 cm

Weight

84 kg or 185 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Burna Boy has dated –

  1. Stefflon Don (2019-Present)
Burna Boy as seen in a picture taken in February 2020
Burna Boy as seen in a picture taken in February 2020 (Flo Ngala / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Black

He is of Nigerian descent.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • He sports a full beard.
  • He wears a set of shiny slip-on teeth while performing.
Burna Boy as seen in a picture taken in Lagos in March 2020
Burna Boy as seen in a picture taken in Lagos in March 2020 (GQ / Instagram)

Burna Boy Facts

  1. He was brought up in Nigeria.
  2. Burna’s mother is also a professional singer who later turned to be Burna’s manager.
  3. His father worked as a manager at a welding company.
  4. Burna’s grandfather was once the manager of a multi-instrumentalist musician, composer, and the pioneer of the Afrobeat music genre Fela Anikulapo Kuti.
  5. He used the software FruityLoops during his early years to create music.
  6. After completing his schooling in Agbara, he decided to shift to London to complete his studies.
  7.  On August 12, 2013, Burna released his debut album titled L.I.F.E. The album consisted of a total of 20 songs of which 5 were bonus tracks. A few of the hit tracks in his album are Like to Party, Tonight, Always Love You, Run My Race, and Yawa Dey. The album featured various well-known artists like 2face Idibia, M.I, Timaya, Olamide, Reminisce, and Wizkid.
  8. After the release of his first album in 2013, Burna founded his very own record label titled Spaceship Entertainment in 2015. Thereafter, he released 3 other albums until 2020 titled On a Spaceship (2015), Outside (2018), African Giant (2019)
  9. He once stated in an interview that his music is a blend of many genres like afrobeat, dancehall riddims, reggae, American rap, and R&B.
  10. Burna has bagged many accolades including Nigeria Entertainment Awards, Soundcity MVP Awards Festival, BET Awards, and MTV Europe Music Awards.
  11. He once stated in an interview that it was his interest in comic books that made him make up his stage name “Burna Boy.” He also wanted to be a super-hero as a child.
  12. Burna would like to master the skill of playing the guitar.

Featured Image By GQ / Instagram

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