Rema is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and rapper born Divine Ikubor on May 1, 2000, in Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria.
He gained prominence in 2019 after he signed a record deal with Jonzing World, a subsidiary of Mavin Records, one of the biggest record labels in Nigeria.
Rema’s music style is a fusion of Afrobeats, trap, and pop, and he is known for his unique sound and catchy melodies.
Some of his popular songs include Dumebi, Iron Man, Lady and Ginger Me.
He has won several awards, including the Headies Award for Next Rated in 2019 and the Soundcity MVP Award for Best New Artist in 2020.
Rema has also collaborated with several artists, both in Nigeria and internationally, including Selena Gomez, Becky G and Skepta.
He has been praised for his talent and contribution to the Nigerian music industry, and he is considered one of the most promising young artists in Africa.
Rema early life and education
Rema grew up in a Christian family and was raised by his mother and grandmother after his father passed away when he was young.
He attended primary and secondary school in Benin City, where he was known for his love of music and his exceptional talent.
He started singing and rapping at a young age and was inspired by artists such as 2face Idibia, Wizkid, and Drake.
After completing his secondary education, Rema moved to Lagos, Nigeria, to pursue his music career.
He started recording music and posting it on social media platforms such as Instagram and SoundCloud, where he gained a following and caught the attention of music industry executives.
In 2019, Rema was signed to Jonzing World, a subsidiary of Mavin Records, one of Nigeria’s leading record labels.
He released his debut self-titled EP, Rema, which featured hit songs such as Dumebi and Iron Man, and quickly became a sensation in Nigeria and beyond.
Despite his young age, Rema has already achieved significant success in the music industry and has won several awards, including the Headies Award for Next Rated in 2019 and the Soundcity MVP Award for Best New Artist in 2020.
He continues to make music and inspire young people with his talent and dedication to his craft.
What is Rema’s net worth?
Rema has an estimated net worth of $1 million (₦767,230,000), according to multiple sources including HotNewHipHop.
How does Rema make his money?
Rema makes his money primarily through his music career.
He has released several hit songs which have been streamed millions of times on various platforms.
He has also performed at numerous concerts and events, both in Nigeria and internationally, earning significant amounts of money from ticket sales and performance fees.
In addition to his music career, Rema has also signed endorsement deals with several brands, including Pepsi and Infinix Mobile.
These deals have helped to boost his income and increase his net worth.
Furthermore, Rema has also invested in real estate, which is another source of income for him.
He owns several properties in Nigeria, including a mansion in Lagos, which he purchased in 2020.
Rema’s music career began in 2018 when he was discovered by D’Prince, a Nigerian musician and record producer.
D’Prince signed Rema to his record label, Jonzing World, and Mavin Records, a leading Nigerian record label.
Rema released his debut single, Iron Man, in March 2019, which received critical acclaim and helped him gain a massive following.
He followed up with other hit singles such as Dumebi, Corny and Why, which further cemented his place in the Nigerian music industry.
In October 2019, Rema released his self-titled debut EP, which featured four tracks and received widespread acclaim.
The EP showcased Rema’s unique sound, which blends Afrobeats, trap and pop music.
Rema’s music has been described as a fusion of different genres, with his unique voice and style setting him apart from other artists.
He has been praised for his ability to create catchy hooks and memorable melodies, as well as his lyrical prowess.
In 2020, Rema won the Next Rated award at the Headies Awards, one of Nigeria’s most prestigious music awards.
He also made history by becoming the first Nigerian artist to debut five songs on the Billboard charts.
Rema has continued to release hit songs and collaborate with other artists, and has also performed at major music festivals and concerts around the world, including the Afro Nation festival in Portugal and the Wireless Festival in London.