Sugarboy Biography, Net Worth, Profile & Age
BIRTH NAME: Umoren Akanimoh Felix
STYLE RATING: 5.0%
DISPLAY NAME: Sugarboy
NET WORTH: $100,000 Dollars
Sugarboy was born on the 15th of April, 1992 as Umoren Akanimoh Felix. He was born in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. He’s an indigene of Ikono Local Government Area. Although born in Akwa Ibom State, he was raised in the Ajegunle region of Lagos State, Nigeria.
He also grew up in SuTown, Suleja, Niger State. While studying at the University of Port Harcourt, Sugarboy decided to do music and school together. He’s the first born child in his family, and he has two younger siblings. Sugarboy’s parents are Ibibio, and he’s otherwise called Oscar Jnr.
Like very many musicians, Sugarboy fell in love with music at an early age of 14 years. He was inspired and encouraged by his father, and this gave him the motivation to move into the music industry with all sense of seriousness.
While he shaped his vocal abilities, he learnt to play the guitar and the piano instruments. His father was a very good musician with hit singles and albums released in the 70s and 80s. In 2010, Sugarboy would feature in his first song which happened to be a hit single.
The single as titled BADMAN by Modenine, a Nigerian MC and hip hop star. After featuring in the mega hit single by Modenine in 2010, he was known as a Nigerian musician classed among upcoming stars, but he wasn’t fully into limelight.
In 2012, he came in contact with the boss and CEO of G-Worldwide Entertainment, Emperor Geezy. Emperor Geezy is a Nigerian businessman and music entrepreneur.
He is known as the founder of the top record label G-Worldwide Entertainment, and it was from the label popular Nigerian singer Kiss Daniel rose to fame.
In January 2015, Sugarboy got signed to the record label, G-Worldwide Entertainment. Under the label, he got featured in a collaboration by DJ Shabsy. The collaboration was titled RABA featuring fellow G-Worldwide Entertainment artiste Kiss Daniel (now Kizz Daniel).
The song was insanely popular across Nigerian states, and it drew a lot of attention to both Sugarboy and Kiss Daniel. The song was produced by one of Nigeria’s finest producers DJ Coublon, and the music video was shot in Lagos, directed by Ajefilms.
Although Sugarboy had met Emperor Geezy in 2012, he developed a good rapport with him before he got signed in 2015. He was doing music in school and was setting his grounds to be signed into G-Worldwide Entertainment as he studied in school.
Interestingly, Sugarboy’s stage name hasn’t always been Sugarboy. He was known as A1 before the name was given him by an old-time girl friend. When it was first suggested his female friend, it sounded pretty funny to him.
Other female folks liked the name and as time went on, the name started to sound cool to him. With very little options, he decided to stick with the name as his brand name.
He mentions Bob Marley, Fela Kuti, Majek Fashek, Jah Cure, and Gregory Isaac to be his biggest musical influences.
He’s unmarried and young. Currently working on his musical career, Sugarboy has a lot of time to soar really high up in his musical career. He’s met top stars in the game and has a long chain of influence which would make it easy for him to collaborate with whomever he wants.
Sugarboy has an estimated net worth of $100,000 dollars. How Sugarboy makes his money?
Sugarboy earns from performing at shows and also getting deals from private individuals as a celebrity. Brands and companies also pay cool to advertise on his social media pages.
Sugarboy is paid well in hundreds of thousands to perform at shows, he earns from his music sales, and other stipends from his music label. On the other scale, Nigerian artistes earn from online and offline music sales, Sugarboy isn’t an exception.
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