Net Worth: $50 Million
Age: 31
Born: 19th April 1988
Country of Origin: Nigerian
Source of Wealth: Singer
Last Updated: 2019

Who is Simi?

Simisola Bolatito Ogunleye popularly known by her stage name Simi is a Nigerian R&B singer, songwriter, recording artist, stage performer, model, and a philanthropist.

She was born on 19th April 1988 in Ojuelegba, Surulere, Lagos State in the southwestern part of Nigeria. She is currently 31years old.

As of 2019, Simi net worth is approximate $500,000, making her one of the female artistes in Nigeria.

Simi

Early Life and Family

She is the last child in the family of four children. Simi grew up in Lagos as a tomboy before the separation of her parents when she was just 9 years old.

Simi completed her primary and secondary school education in Lagos, Nigeria and obtained her First School Leaving Certificate and West African Senior School Certificate. After her primary and secondary school education, Simi proceeded to Covenant University in Ota, Ogun State, Nigeria and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication.

Simi grew up dancing and singing as a member of her local church’s choir in Lagos until she wrote her first song at the age of 10 years old. Her professional musical career started in 2008 following the release of her first debut studio album titled “Ogaju” in 2008 which contained songs like “Iya Temi” and “Ara Ile” with the entire musical production from Samklef.

Simi

Career

Her career came into the spotlight in 2014 after she released “Tiff”, a song which was nominated in two categories at The Headies Awards in 2015 and further brought her to mainstream recognition. Simi is currently signed to X3M Music under which she released her latest studio album “Simisola” in 2017.

In January 2014, Simi released a hit single titled “Restless” which gained her new grounds and further earned her a record deal with X3M Music. On 9th January 2014, Simi released two singles titled “Tiff” and “E No Go Funny” with the songs receiving massive airplay and accepted generally among music critics. The video for “Tiff” was released on 30th August 2015 and was directed by Josh Clarke. The song went on to be nominated in the “Best Alternative Song” category at the 2015 Headies Awards.

In 2015, Simi won the award for “Most Promising Act to Watch” category at the 2015 Nigeria Entertainment Awards. In 2016, Simi released her second studio album with hit single like “Jamb Question” which later featured Falz in the remix. Simi has been listed as one of the artists to watch out for in 2016 by NotJustOk.

In October 2016, she was nominated in the Best Breakthrough Act category at the 2016 MTV Africa Music Awards. On 27th October 2016, Simi collaborated with Falz to release the hit song “Chemistry” a project which was described by Oghene Michael of 360Nobs as an “experiment of the word art”.

She continues bringing the best of her career abilities. in 2019, Simi Simi released here new album featuring Adekunle Gold, Patoranking, Falz titled ‘Omo Charlie Champagne’.

Simi, who recently became the first Nigerian musician to hit the one million stream mark on the music platform, Boom play, dropped the album on Friday, 13, April 2019.

The album contains 13 tracks and was produced by Oscar, Vtek, Legendury Beatz, and Sess.

Speaking about the inspiration behind the album title, Simi said, “When I was compiling this album, I knew I wanted to dedicate it to my daddy, Engr. Charles Oladele Ogunleye – who passed in 2014. I’m blessed to have come this far. I’m blessed that it was possible for me. I do not take this for granted.”

Simi

Dating and Marriage

Simi and the Orente Singer, Adekunle Gold, were best of friends. They have posted several pictures of themselves that suggest an intimate relationship.

[According to Adekunle, Simi is responsible for the arrangement and mixing of Orente and a couple of other songs he would be releasing soon.]

There’s a new buzz around Adekunle Gold and Simi, Not the type we’re used to. Simi was married to the love of her life Adekunle Gold on 9th January 2019. the couple had a secret marriage, they had good reasons behind this.

Highlights

Here are some of the best highlights of Simi career:

  • Tiff – (Song, 2014)
  • Most Promising Act to Watch category at the 2015 Nigeria Entertainment Awards
  • Best Alternative Song category at the 2015 Headies Award
  • Jamb Question – (Song, 2016)
  • Chemistry – (Song, 2016)
  • Simisola – (Album 2017)
  • Omo Charlie Champagne (Album 2019)

Summary

Simisola Bolatito Ogunleye popularly known by her stage name Simi a Nigerian Singer, know in several; a model.

Simi has won several awards including the award for “, Best Alternative Song” category at the 2015 Headies Awards.

In October 2016, she was nominated in the Best Breakthrough Act category at the 2016 MTV Africa Music Awards.

Recently, she is has been made the first Nigerian musician to hit the one million stream mark on the music platform, Boom play, dropped the album on Friday, 13, April 2019.

As of 2019, Simi net worth is approximate $500,000, making her one of the female artistes in Nigeria.

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