Real name Simisola Bolatito Ogunleye. Simi is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and sound engineer who is popularly known as Simi. She is signed to X3m music and is one of the most prominent female singers in Africa. We will take a little tour into the artiste’s personal life story; relationship status, age, career, record label signed into, awards and nomination, endorsement deals, net worth, education, background albums released and many more. Read on on Simi Biography.
BACKGROUND AND EARLY LIFE.
How Old Is Simi?
Simisola Bolatito was born on the 19th of April 1988 in Ojuelegba, a suburb of Surulere in Lagos State. She is from Ondo State. The artiste was 30 years old as of when this post was drafted.
Born into a divided family, Simi grew up as the last child in the midst of 4 boys. In an interview she granted the singer revealed that she grew up as a tomboy before the separation of her parents when she was 9. She is a graduate of Mass Communication at Covenant University, Nigeria. Life as a musician Growing up she was a dancer and member of her church’s choir. She was still a member of the choir when she wrote her first song at the age of 10. Shortly after she went into music professionally and has since then become a household name in the Nigerian Entertainment industry.
Simisola has been in the entertainment industry from 2006 till date. As an entertainer, Simi began her career as a dancer. Soon after she joined the choir in her local church at the age of 6. At the age of 10 she wrote her first song as a gospel singer. She went on to release her first debut album in 2008 titled OGAJU. It was her release of the song ‘Tiff’ that brought her to limelight and even got her nominated in two categories at the 2015 Headies Award.
In January 2014 she released an EP titled RESTLESS. This project earned her a record deal with X3m music, a label she is currently signed into. The Ep contained 5 tracks and there were mostly covers of famous songs by prominent foreign musicians like Adele’s SET FIRE TO THE RAIN, Rihanna’s MAN DOWN and Bruno Mar’s GRENADE.
She released her latest album SIMISOLA under the record label X3m Music. Apart from singing Simi is a sound engineer. She is the brain behind Adekunle Gold’s GOLD album release that blew minds away.
Simisola is a graduate of Mass Communication from Covenant University. Her primary school and secondary school were all in Lagos State.
She grew up in the midst of boys. While growing the singer revealed that she was forced by association into becoming what we call a TOMBOY. Her mother and father divorced when she was 9 and she has since then lived with her beloved mother who just got married again.
RELATIONSHIP. Who is Simi Dating, Adekunle Gold or Falz?
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The internet was riddled with news of an ongoing romance between the screen goddess and Adekunle Gold of Ybnl record label. The duo were believed to be in a hot relationship owing to the fact that they were spotted at several events as a couple.
Falz also came into the picture after the release of Jamb Question. He was seen with the singer in various functions and subsequently accused of being in a relationship with her. On October 27 2016 Simi and Falz collaborated to release an Ep titled CHEMISTRY. This project added spice to the rumour. But Simi cleared the air. The singer is not married nor is she in a relationship with any of the mentioned singer. She has taken to keeping her relationship life away from the media.
NET WORTH 2018:
Based on estimation. The singer’s net worth is calculated to be around $ 380,000 USD
SIMI BIOGRAPHY – AWARDS AND NOMINATIONS:
Headies Awards (2X)
Nigeria Entertainment Awards
City people Entertainment Awards (3X)
Nominated 6 times for Headies Awards
Nominated 3 times for the Nigerian Entertainment Awards
Nominated 3 times for City people Entertainment Award
Nominated 3 times for Nigeria music video awards
Nominated 1 time for MTV Africa music award
Nominated 1 time for Nigerian teen choice awards.
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