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Joeboy Biography, Age, Networth & Contact Details

Joeboy is a Nigerian musician and songwriter who is currently making wave in the Nigerian music and entertainment industry. In this article, we shall be taking a look at the life of this Nigerian musician who is known a Joeboy, his net worth, age, songs, contact and other details.

Joeboy Biography & Networth

His hit single which he titled “Baby” is one of the most outstanding Nigerian songs of 2019 and he has collaborated with some top Nigerian musicians to deliver more hit songs to his fans.

If you landed on this page because you’re looking for Joeboy biography or Joeboy Networth 2020, then you’re currently reading the right article as we would be discussing these topics in detail as well as other facts about Joeboy.

Joeboy: Quick Facts

Below are some basic facts you need to know about this Nigerian singer who is professionally known as Joeboy.

  • Real Names – Joseph Akinfenwa Donus
  • Age(2020) – 22 Years
  • Date Of Birth – May 21, 1997 
  • State Of Origin – Unavailable
  • Nationality – Nigerian
  • Occupation – Singer, Songwriter, Stage Performer and Recording Artiste
  • Music Genre – Afro-pop, R&B
  • Record Label(s) – Gorilla Sauce Ent, Banku Music
  • Networth(2020) – $80,000 Est.

Joeboy Biography, Networth, Age, Song, Networth & More

Joseph Akinfenwa Donus who is professionally known as Joeboy is one of the fastest rising musicians in the Nigerian entertainment industry and he is a singer, songwriter, entertainer, stage performer and recording artist.

He was born in Lagos state Nigeria and this Nigerian singer discovered huis singing talent at a very young age of 16. He grew up in Lagos state and his elder brother who is a chorister while his father was a pianist in the church in which they worshipped as at that time.

Joeboy major does Afro-pop, R&B music with a blend of African sounds and he is one of the latest Nigerian musicians who might have a very long stay in the industry due to his talent and growing fanbase.


Joseph Akinfenwa Donus who is popularly known as Joeboy completed his primary and secondary education in Lagos State, Nigeria. He later proceeded to attend the University of Lagos, Akoka, where he obtained a bachelor’s degree in Human Resources.


Joeboy was born on the 21st of May, 1997 and he is 22 years old as of the time of compiling this article (2020).

Music Career

As stated earlier in this article, Joeboy started singing at a very tender age of 16 and we believe that his dad and elder brother also helped him discover his love for music earlier.

Joeboy released his first single at the age of 17 and the song was titled “Gbeseyin“. He later released a cover for Ed Sheeran’s “Shape of You” song and this cover was one of the best covers of the hit song as at that time.

His cover song for “Shape of You” was widely accepted both in Nigeria and abroad and this was what brought Mr Eazi’s attention to the singer.

A year after discovering Joeboy, Mr Eazi created a talent incubator for emerging African artists, called emPawa Africa which he encouraged Joeboy and other artistes to sign up for.

Basically, emPawa Africa full-service company that offers the services of marketing, distribution, publishing, label and management of African artistes and others alike.

Within the timeframe of launching emPawa Africa, Mr Eazi also created another platform known as #emPawa100 and this new platform was basically a funding and mentorship program of which he also encouraged Joeboy to sign up for.

After signing up for the Mr Eazi’s new platform, Joeboy luckily became one of 100 recipients to earn a share of a $300,000 grant aimed at helping a new generation of African artists find mainstream success.

He used his own share of the money which was $3,000 to shoot a video for his latest song with Mr Eazi, “Faaji” and within a month, he became one of 10 acts selected for a mentorship boot camp in South Africa.

Joeboy also became one of two artists given an additional $50,000 in funding and since then he has grown to become one of the top Nigerian music acts in the industry.

In March 2019, Joeboy released a new single which he titled “Baby” and this song was one of the most popular Nigerian songs of 2019. The song also reached the top 10 of Apple Music’s charts in Nigeria, Uganda, Kenya and other African countries and it is one many hit songs released by Joeboy in 2019 alone.

Networth (2020)

Joeboy’s networth is estimated to be around $80,000 and his major sources of wealth are music/album sales, shows and endorsement deals with brands.


Joebpoy has released a couple of songs to his name and some of these songs are listed below.

  • Reelest
  • Move
  • Some People
  • Represent
  • Impatient
  • Out Boss Me
  • Middle Man
  • Spot on the Sun
  • Passenger
  • Have Another
  • Peanuts
  • Ain’t Missing A Thing
  • Same Question
  • Pack it Up
  • Haircut
  • Shako
  • Don’t Call Me Back (Ft. Mayorkun)
  • Faaji (ft. Mr Eazi)


He also has some albums to his name. You can find these albums below.

Awards & Nominations

  • Headies Best Pop Single [Nominated]
  • Headies Song of The Year 2019 [Nominated]
  • Headies Next Rated Artiste 2019 [Nominated]
  • AFRIMA Best Artiste/Group/ Duo On African POP 2019 [Won]
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