According to a recent listing, Fireboy DML’s net worth is estimated at $500,000 – $1 million making him one of the fast-rising richest musicians in Nigeria.
Music is regarded as mainstream in the Africa entertainment industry with Nigeria a country blessed with arrays of fast-rising artists who are capable of leading this current generation in years to come.
While some of these musicians have started their careers so well and gaining traction from music lovers.
However, Fireboy’s DML music career has influenced the minds of many which has given us a reason to check how he has made progress by looking at his biography and net worth.
The afrobeat singer made his debut with Laughter, Tear and Goosebumps album under the stewardship of YBNL Nation record label owned by Nigerian rapper Olamide.
He won Listener’s Choice and was nominated for Song of the Year for “Jealous” at the 2020 Soundcity MVP Awards Festival.
Biography of Fireboy DML
Adedamola Adefolahan who is popularly known as Fireboy DML is an afrobeat singer and songwriter. Adedamola was born into the family of Adefolahan on 5 February 1996 in Ogun State, Nigeria where he began as a chorister in his local church.
Fireboy DML grew with his parents in Abeokuta like every other average Nigerian family.
He did his primary and secondary education there before moving to the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife in Osun State where he acquired a degree in English Language.
During his University days, Adedamola was already performing as a student artist and gain popularity as a future talent to look forward to.
Fireboy DML started at a very tender age with his local church choir while growing up. He released his first song “Jealous” on 25 March 2019 under the YBNL Nation record label own by Olamide.
Jealous had a fantastic reception and instantly became the rave of the moment which brought him long-awaited fame.
The song Jealous was produced with percussion mixed with African harmonies, country, and soul music accompanied by guitar riffs and traditional drums.
On 14 June 2019, Fireboy premiered a new single “What if I Say” produced by Pheelz followed by “King” on 1st August.
Adedamola continued his shine and hard work by unveiling his debut studio album Laughter, Tears, and Goosebumps on 29 November 2019.
Laughter, Tears, and Goosebumps is an R&B song that combines love and social issues which host 13 tracks.
The album drew 6 million streams on Spotify within 3 days of released although it was criticized for being labeled as an Afro-Life record instead of an R&B album.
The album was supported by the aforementioned singles Jealous, What If I Say, and King. DML as a fast-rising Nigerian Artist cited Jon Bellon, Passenger, and Wande Coal as his key contemporary role model.
Fireboy DML’s Song and Album
- Laughter, Tears, and Goosebumps (Album)
- Don’t Say No
- Give Me Love
- You’II Be Fine
- What If I Say
Nominations and Awards Won
2019: City People Music Awards for Most Promising Act of the Year
2020: Soundcity MVP Awards Festival for Listeners’ Choice – Jealous
Fireboy DML’ Net Worth in Dollar
The estimated Net Worth of Fireboy is $500,000 – $ 1 million making him one of the richest R&B musicians in Nigeria.
He has made this huge fortune from earnings from streaming, music sale distribution, and money charge per show.
His equivalent net worth in Naira will be made known when the exact figure is arrived at.
FAQs About Fireboy DML
What does Fireboy DML mean?
According to a post on his Twitter handle, the DML is an acronym of his name Damola. You are welcome.
What is Fireboy DML real name?
His real name by birth is Adedamola Adefolahan
How old is Fireboy DML?
He is 24 years of age born 5 February 1996 in Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria.
Who signed Fireboy?
He is signed to YBNL Nation, an independent record label founded by Nigerian rapper Olamide. Fireboy DML was the third artist signed by Olamide and was confirmed in a welcome note he posted on his Instagram page.
Does Fireboy DML have a girlfriend?
As the time of compiling the data for this article, we couldn’t ascertain Fireboy DML’s girlfriend. Although he released love single in 2019 which he called “Girlfriend”.