As of September 2022, Nigeria singer, songwriter, and performer, Fireboy DML has an estimated net worth of US$3 million to US$7 million, while Divine Ikubor, popularly known as Rema, has an estimated net worth of US$1 million.
Fireboy DML and Rema Biography
Fireboy is a Nigerian Afrobeats, R&B singer, and songwriter whose real is Adedamola Adefolahan (born 5 February 1996), Fireboy hails from Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria.
Rema is a Nigerian Afrobeats Singer, Songwriter, and Rapper, whose real name is Divine Ikubor (born 1 May 2000), Rema hails from Benin City, Edo, Nigeria.
Fireboy DML and Rema Early Life
Fireboy was born into the family of Mr. and Mrs. Adefolahan on the 5th Of February 1996, in a Christian home in Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria.
Adedamola Adefolahan is the first son of three brothers, he developed a love for music when he started attending church fellowship with his mother, and later joined the church’s choir.
During this period, his artistry gift sprang up, and he started taking his musical career to the next level.
Rema was born in the family of Mr. Justice Ikubor on 1st May 2000 in Benin City, his father was murdered a few years ago.
Rema was born and raised in a Christian home, he started making music from a young age.
Divine Ikubor‘s musical career changed when he was discovered by a talent manager and CEO of Jonzing World, a label under Mavin Records.
Rema has released a lot of hit singles like, Dumebi and Iron Man, he rose to fame after the release of Dumebi which made him very popular. He won the Next Rated Artist award at The Headies in 2019.
Divine Ikubor Known by the stage name as, Rema is 22 years afrobeat singer, rapper, and songwriter.
Fireboy DML and Rema Education
Fireboy started his elementary and high school education in a top private school then in Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria where he earned his Senior Secondary School Certificate (SSCE) and came out with a good result in 2012.
And later, he applied for admission at the Obafemi Awolowo University, and the institution offered him admission, and he graduated with excellent grades after four years of study.
The same goes for Rema, he attended a top private school in elementary and high school education. He earned his Senior Secondary School Certificate (SSCE) from Ighile Group Of Schools, Edo State.
Later in 2021, he applied for admission to the University Of Lagos, and they offered him to study Creative Arts.
Fireboy DML and Rema Career
Fireboy’s Career evolved when he was in University, Obafemi Awolowo University, He began spending more time writing songs, and performing in the school and later got acquainted with Nigeria Veteran Rapper and YBNL Boss Olamide, he was impressed by Fireboy’s God’s gift and decided to sign him into YBNL.
He rose to fame after the release of his melodious song Jealous on the 25th Of March 2019 under the YBNL Family, the song was trending all over Nigeria and the world at large, which gained him more fans.
His second hit song, What If I Say, was released 14th Of June 2019. The song, which Pheelz produced, and the music video were shot and directed by TG Omori.
After a few months, he returned with a new mind-blowing hit tagged, King, on the 1st Of August 2019 which had thousands of streams days after its release.
Laughter, Tears, and Goosebumps his breakthrough Album was released on the 29th Of November 2019. The album, which houses 13 amazing tracks, and over 6 million Spotify streams, was recorded a few days after its release.
After the release of the Laughter, Tears, and Goosebumps album, a year after he announced his second studio album titled, Apollo, which was released on the 17th Of August 2020. Apollo houses his hit single like Champion, Tattoo, Eli, and New York City Girl.
All this made him very popular in Nigeria and the world at large, After the release of his hit single Peru in 2021, he won the heart of top talented international artists. This allowed him to meet English singer and songwriter, Ed Sheeran who asked him for collaboration on the Remix of his hit single Peru. The remix, which was dropped on the 5th Of February 2022, debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
Rema’s career took off after he graduated from High School, he didn’t further his Education because of his love for Music, so he pursued his musical career either.
So in 2018, God decided to bless his career after he posted a freestyle video of D’Prince‘s song, Gucci Gang, on Instagram. The video went viral on social media, getting to the attention of D’Prince, who was amazed by Rema‘s talent.
D’Prince later reached out to Rema. In 2019, he signed Rema to Jonzing World, a Mavin Records subsidiary. So after some months in Mavin Records, Rema dropped his studio EP which he titled Rema. The EP houses 4 amazing hit songs like Iron Man, Corny, Why, and Dumebi. Days after the release of his EP, two songs from the EP, Dumebi and Iron Man started trending and went to number one on Apple Music Nigeria.
On the 21st Of May 2019, the music video for Dumebi was released, the video has earned over 50 million views on YouTube, and it was shot and directed by Ademola Falomo.
In 2019, he announced the release of a new EP titled Bad Commando, which contains hit singles like Bad Commando, Rewind, Boulevard, American Love, and Spiderman. This second project made him very popular, it helped him gain more fame all over Nigeria and the world at large.
Later in 2019, his hard work paid off as Headies awarded him with the Next Rated Artist award. In 2020, some of his awesome singles like Beamer (Bad Boys), Woman, Rainbow, Fame, Ginger Me, Peace Of Mind, and Alien were dropped.
Fireboy DML and Rema Age
Fireboy DML was born on 5 February 1996, he is 26 years old.
Rema was born on 1 May 2000, he is 22 years old.
Fireboy DML and Rema Award
Fireboy DML has won numerous awards, which include, the City People Music Award for Most Promising Act of the Year in 2019, The Headies Award for Best R&B Album in 2021, The Headies Award for Album of the Year in 2021, The Headies Award for Best Pop Album in 2021, The Headies Award for Hip Hop World Revelation of the Year 2021, The Headies Award for Best R&B Single 2021 and The Headies Award for Afrobeat Pop Single 2022,
Rema has also won numerous awards, including The Headies Award for Next Rated in 2019, the City People Music Award for Revelation of the Year in 2019, and The Future Awards Africa Prize for Music (Endowed by Infinix).
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