Adedamola Adefolahan, well known as Fireboy DML, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. Fireboy started as a songwriter and rose to prominence in 2019 after his debut single ‘Jealous’ went viral.
Full Name: Adedamola Adefolahan
Age: 25 years old
Occupation: Singer & Songwriter
Genres: Afrobeats & R&B
Place of Origin: Abeokuta, Ogun State
Marital status: Single
Fireboy Biography – Age
How old is Fireboy? Fireboy was born on February 5, 1996, in Abeokuta, Ogun State, in the South-Western part of Nigeria, and he’s currently 25 years old.
Fireboy DML was born in Abeokuta, Ogun State, and was a member of his local church choir until discovering his passion for music at Obafemi Awolowo University.
His breakthrough track “Jealous” debuted on the joint Album YBNL Mafia Family (2018) by YBNL Nation before being re-released on March 25, 2019.
On June 14, 2019, Fireboy DML released the romantic track “What If I Say,” which was produced by Pheelz and featured percussion, ambient synth harmonies, and a drum riff.
On November 29, 2019, Fireboy DML released his debut studio album Laughter, Tears, and Goosebumps, a kind of R&B that blends love and social themes with empirical songwriting.
The album has 13 tracks and does not include any guest artists; three days after its release, it had over 6 million Spotify streams. In 2020, fireboy released his sophomore album, ‘Apollo.’
Jon Bellion, Passenger, and Wande Coal have all identified Fireboy DML as major modern influences.
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- Like I Do
- What If I Say
- Need You
- Gbas Gbos
- Omo Ologo
- Wait And See
- High On Life
Fireboy Award and Nominations
Fireboy has been nominated for various awards despite his short time in the music industry, and he has also won numerous awards.
Here are some of his Awards;
- His single “Himself’ won the Most Promising Act of the Year at the 2019 AlCity People Music Awards.
- His single “Jealous” won the Listener’s Choice 2020 Soundcity MVP Awards Festival.
- “Apollo” won Album of the Year and Best Pop Album at the 2020 Headies Awards.
- “Tears, Laughter and Goosebumps” won The Best R&B Album at the 2020 Headies Awards.
- “Tattoo” won Best R%B Single at the 2020 Headies Awards.
- Headies Revelation at the 2020 Headies Awards.
Fireboy Net Worth
Fireboy DML is currently considered as one of the richest and the most influential artists in the Nigeria Music scene, with an estimated net worth of $850,000.