Joeboy is a popular and talented Nigerian songwriter, singer, and show performer he has been in the music industry for years and he is one of the best in the game, especially when it comes to writing impactful music lyrics. As a music artist, Joeboy processes all these necessary qualities that are needed from top musicians in the Nigerian music industry.

In this article, I will let you know all the necessary details about him including his biography, music career, record label net worth, personal life, and other important information about this popular Nigerian songwriter and singer.  


Joeboy Wiki


Stage Name: Joeboy

Real Name: Joseph Akinwale Akinfenwa

Occupation: Singer and Songwriter

Date Of Birth: 21 May 1997

Place of Birth:    Lagos, Nigeria

Gender: Male

Nationality: Nigerian

Marital Status:    Single

Occupation: Singer, Songwriter

Net Worth: $1 Million – $5Million


Joeboy Biography


Joseph Akinfenwa Donus is popularly known by his stage name  “Joeboy”. He is one of the most successful Nigerian singers and songwriters who was born in the late 90s. Joeboy was born on May 21, 1997.


He came to the limelight in the Nigerian music industry when he dropped his hit single “Baby” in 2019. Joeboy was signed into Banku Music also Mr Eazi's emPawa Africa. With the help of excellent management by his manager and record label executives he continued to make waves in Nigeria, especially among music lovers in the country are all the countries both in Africa and other continents.


Joeboy's debut studio album, titled “Somewhere Between Beauty & Magic,” was released in 2021, which helped to increase his popularity in the Nigerian music industry and globally.


Joeboy Education


According to the available information, the popular Nigerian songwriter and singer attended the University of Lagos and studied Human Resources.

Joeboy Career

Joeboy began his music career professionally in 2019 when he dropped his debut single titled “Baby”, his debut single was a hit not just in Nigeria but internationally, and began to drop more music content to keep his relevance in the Nigerian music industry.


Joeboy also dropped other singles like “Beginning” and “Don't Call Me Back,” featuring Mayorkun, which he successfully promoted and became hits within a few months of release.


Joeboy was signed to Banku Music and emPawa Africa record label at the beginning of his musical career which helped him to start well in the Nigerian music industry, unlike other upcoming artists with no record label deal.


Through his record label, he was able to receive enough mentorship and support that helped him in his music career development.


In 2020, Joeboy released his EP titled “Love and Light,” showcasing his ability to blend different musical styles. Joeboy's debut studio album, “Somewhere Between Beauty & Magic,” dropped in 2021, receiving positive comments from millions of music lovers in Nigeria and other countries of the world for his incredibly diverse sound and emotional depth.


He is known for his soulful voice, meaningful lyrics, and his contribution to the contemporary Afrobeat and Afropop music scene.


Aside from his solo musical career, Joeboy has featured several popular Nigerian musicians like Simi, Ckay, BNXN, Oxlade and others.


Joeboy Record Label


Even before, Joeboy came into the limelight in the Nigerian music industry was already signed into Mr. Eazi's Banku Music record label. 


According to the available information, Mr. Eazi had sent a direct message immediately when he came across his “Shape Of You” cover, that's how Joeboy was to sign up for #emPawa100.


He is among the 100 artists to gain from the $300,000 grant. Likewise, he was selected for a mentorship boot camp in South Africa and is one of two artists who have access to $50,000 in funding.


His record label has had a massive impact on his musical success in the Nigerian music industry. Likewise, internationally that is why he is one of the richest music artists in Nigeria at the moment. 


Joeboy Private Life


Joeboy is one of the few Nigerian celebrities who kept their private life relatively low-key, and a lot of his details are not available to the general public, especially when it comes to his personal life. 


At the moment is not married, but he has a baby mama and there is no more information about his girlfriend.


In February 2020, he shared a photo of an unknown girl on his official Twitter page, which some of his fans thought might be his girlfriend.


He owned several houses in Lagos, especially on the island, and all the properties in Lagos and other states in Nigeria.


Joeboy Net Worth


At the moment of writing this article, Joeboy's net worth is estimated to be around $1 Million – $5Million. 


He made his fortune from a successful music career. It is very important to know that there is no concrete evidence about this figure.


Likewise, Joeboy is active in the Nigerian music industry, so you should expect his net worth to increase over time because he will continue to grow as long as they continue to work and release more singles, EPs, and albums for his fans in Nigeria and around the world.