2019 was a fulfilling year for Fireboy DML with goosebumps performances that stole the heart of many. Do you wish to know more about him and probably what is Fireboy’s Net worth?
According to a recent listing, Fireboy DML’s net worth is estimated at $500,000 – $1 million making him one of the richest musicians in Nigeria.
Meanwhile, music is regarded as mainstream in the Africa entertainment industry. While Nigeria is a country blessed with hosts of fast-rising artists who are capable of leading this current generation in years.
Some of them including Rema, Joeboy, and more have started their career so well and gaining traction from music lovers.
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Fireboy’s DML music career has influenced the minds of many which has given us a reason to check his biography and learn how he has amounted so much fortune.
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.
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 and also attain his primary and secondary education there.
He moved to the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife in Osun State where he acquired a degree from the department of English Language.
During his stint at the University in Ife, 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 was produced with percussion mixed with African harmonies, country, and soul music accompanied by guitar riffs and traditional drums.
Come June 14, 2019, Fireboy premiered a new single “What if I Say” produced by Pheelz followed by “King” on 1st August. The song drew a universal listening audience with massive reviews across boundaries.
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 band that combines love and social issues which host 13 tracks. The album drew 6 million streams on Spotify within 3 days of release although it was criticized for being labeled as an Afro-Life record instead of an R&B album.
LTG album was supported by the aforementioned singles Jealous, What If I Say, and King. Fireboy cited Jon Bellon, Passenger, and Wande Coal as his key contemporary role model.
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Song and Album
Here are some of his hit single and debut album:
- Laughter, Tears, and Goosebumps (Album)
- Don’t Say No
- Give Me Love
- You’II Be Fine
- What If I Say
Nominations and Awards
Fireboy DML has been nominated for series of awards including the 2019 Headies in Next Rated category which he narrowly lost out. At the same award, his song Jealous also appeared for Song of the Year.
He also got recognition for the 2019 City People Music Awards for the Most Promising Act of the Year which happened to be is first to be won. Also, Fireboy appeared for Best New Act of the Year but lost.
His performances continue to gain more audience as he won Listener’s Choice at the 2020 Soundcity MVP Awards Festival. And a nomination for the Best New MVP.
Fireboy DML Net Worth 2020
The estimated Net Worth of Fireboy is $500,000 – $ 1 million making him one of the richest R&B musicians and most influential in Nigeria.
His major source of wealth is earnings from streaming, music sale distribution, and money charge per show. Fireboy’s net worth equivalent in Naira will be made known when the exact figure is arrived at.
What Does Fireboy DML Mean?
According to a post on his Twitter handle, the DML is an acronym of his name Damola. While in his native Yoruba language, it means “you are welcome.” Fireboy’s real name from birth remains unchanged as 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 a performer under the YBNL Nation record label founded by Nigerian rapper Olamide. Fireboy was the third artist signed by Olamide and was confirmed in a welcome note posted on his Instagram page.
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Does Fireboy DML Have a Girlfriend?
At the time of compiling this article, we couldn’t ascertain Fireboy DML’s girlfriend. Although he released a loving single in 2019 which he called “Girlfriend”.
Who is Fireboy DML Father?
His real father remains unknown. As reported by Legit in August 2020, Fireboy denied the claim of Bolaji Amusan popularly known as Mr.Latin as his father.
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