Naira Marley Biography, Coming, Songs 2023 and Net Worth
In this post, you will be getting the information about Naira Marley’s net worth and his success in the music industry, his family, and education background.
Naira Marley whose real name is Azeez Fashola, he was born in Agege, Lagos State into the family of Mr & Mrs Fashola, he is popularly known by his stage name “Naira Marley” which he got the name’s inspiration from the Jamaican music legend called Bob Marley.
Naira Marley Education
Naira Marley moved to Peckham in England at the age of 11 to further his basic education, he studied at Porlock Hall before he now moved to Walworth school to obtain his General Certificate of Secondary Education, he later graduated with distinction in business from Peckham Academy in England; he still furthered and studied business law at Crossways College in London.
Naira Marley Music Career
He has always been a talented boy right from his childhood, he had always wanted to become an MC (Master of Ceremony) or a voice over artist, but as life would have it, he later became one of the biggest music Nigerian icon. His music is specialised in Afro beat and Hip Hop genre.
He is said to have started music professionally in the year 2014, when he was 20 years old, he was supported by friends and family and that made him to release the music track “Marry Juana” and later he also went ahead to release his debut album titled “Gotta Dance” in the year 2015.
Due to his commitment and hard work, his name became popular in Nigerian Music, and he released a single “Issa goal” in 2017, which he featured reigning Nigerian artists at that time, in the likes of Olamide and Lil Kesh, the song “Issa Goal” became popular to the extent that it was adopted as the theme song for the Nigeria’s Football National team (Super Eagles) during the FIFA World Cup in 2018.
Later, Issa goal remix was released and was used as commercial by the world leading drink maker Coca Cola.
In 2019, he later went ahead and release another album called “Lord of Lamba” which comprises hit tracks like Tingasa, Tesumole and so on.
Naira Marley Marlian Fest
In 30th of December, 2019. He hosted one of the biggest music concert in Nigeria called “Marlian Fest”, the concert was held at the Eko Hotels & Suites in Lagos. He invited top artists in Nigeria, in the likes of Wizkid, Davido, Olamide and so on.
It was at the concert that he announced his new record label called “Marlian Records” and signed new artists in the likes of Zinolessky, Mohbad and Cbluck.
Naira Marley Nominations And Awards
Naira Marley’s hit single “Soapy” won the viewers’ choice award at the Sound City Awards in 11th January, 2020. Also about his nomination, he was nominated for best pop and artist of the year
(Male Category) at the City People Music Awards in 2019.
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Naira Marley Family
Naira Marley Net worth
He happens to be one of the richest Nigerian artists, his net worth is about $1.2 million. His net worth is calculated based on his music distributions, money being charged for shows and YouTube streaming revenue.