Joeboy Biography: Age, Real Name, Girlfriend, Twin Brother, Net Worth, Education & Record Label

Joeboy Basic Information

Stage Name:Joeboy
Real Name:Joseph Akinwale Akinfenwa
Occupation:Singer and Songwriter
Date Of Birth/Age:21 May 1997 (26) Years Old
Place of Birth:Lagos, Nigeria
Marital Status:Single
Education:University of Lagos

Joeboy Biography

Joseph Akinwale Akinfenwa, popularly known as Joeboy, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter best known for his hit song “Baby.” He was discovered in 2017 by Nigerian pop star Mr. Eazi and was added to the ‘Empawa Africa’ label.


Joeboy was born on May 21st, 1997. He is 23 years old.

Early Life And Career

Joseph Akinwale Akinfenwa, aka Joeboy, was born in Lagos State in 1997. He officially began his career following the release of the song “Faaji” featuring Mr. Eazi of emPawa100 in 2018. He used the grant he received from Empawa Africa to shoot a video for the song.

On March 1st, 2019, he released what would become his breakout hit “Baby.” The song fast became popular in Nigeria and across Africa, earning praise from music lovers. The song garnered over 20 million streams across YouTube and Spotify in 2019 alone. The song’s visualizer alone has garnered over 31 million views on YouTube, and its official video has hit 10 million on the platform.

Joeboy Biography: Age, Real Name, Girlfriend, Twin Brother, Net Worth, Education &Amp; Record Label, Yours Truly, Artists, December 2, 2023
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On August 15, 2019, Joeboy released a follow-up to the song titled “Beginning,” produced by KillerTunes. The song also quickly caught on and became yet another massive hit. Its visualizer video has surpassed 23 million views on YouTube. In November 2019, Joeboy cemented his place on the scene with the release of his debut Extended Play, “Love & Light,” which received praise from fans and music lovers.

The EP was released by emPawa Africa and contained the two hit songs “Baby” and “Beginning.” It also features the song “Don’t Call Me Back,” assisted by DMW star, Mayorkun, and “All For You.”

On April 10, 2020, Joeboy released “Call,” the first single off his forthcoming debut studio album. The song was produced by Dera, and TG Omori directed its music video.

At the 2019 All Africa Music Awards, Joeboy won the award for Best Artiste In African Pop. He also won the Best Pop award at the 2020 SoundCity MVP Awards Festival. He has also been nominated for multiple awards at the City People Entertainment Awards and The Headies.

Also, In 2020, Joeboy was featured alongside emPawa Africa boss, Mr. Eazi, on DJ Neptune’s hit song “Nobody.” The song became one of the biggest hits of 2020, and its official music video garnered over 25 million streams on YouTube. A remix of the song titled “Nobody (Icons Remix)” featuring Big Brother Nigeria Season 5 winner, Laycon was released in November of the same year.


Joeboy has never admitted to having a girlfriend. However, in February 2020, he shared a photo of a mystery girl on his Twitter page, prompting speculation that it might be his girlfriend.

Joeboy Biography: Age, Real Name, Girlfriend, Twin Brother, Net Worth, Education &Amp; Record Label, Yours Truly, Artists, December 2, 2023
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Twin Brother

In 2020, Joeboy’s twin brother, Coldee, surfaced on social media with claims that the singer abandoned him after finding fame. He claimed that he sacrificed so much for Joeboy but was left behind after he became famous.

Net Worth

Joeboy is speculated to be worth a lot of money, although not known. As one of the most famous artists on the scene now, he has performed at some of the popular shows in Nigeria and also across Africa.


Before becoming famous, Joeboy studied Human Resources at the University of Lagos.

Record Label

Joeboy is signed to Mr. Eazi’s Banku Music record label. Mr. Eazi had DM’d the singer after stumbling on his “Shape Of You” cover and encouraged him to sign up for #emPawa100. He became one of the 100 artists to gain from the $300,000 grant. He also became one of 10 acts selected for a mentorship bootcamp in South Africa and one of two artists given an additional $50,000 in funding.

Joeboy Biography: Age, Real Name, Girlfriend, Twin Brother, Net Worth, Education &Amp; Record Label, Yours Truly, Artists, December 2, 2023
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Popular Question

Is Joeboy in a relationship?

Joeboy has never opened up about any of his romantic relationships. It is unknown if he is dating anyone. In February 2020, the “Contour” star shared a photo of a mystery girl on his Twitter page. The photo prompted speculation that she might be his girlfriend.

What happen to Joeboy?

Nothing happened to Joeboy. The Nigerian artist is still making music and touring the world. In 2022, he released a couple of solo entries, including “Cuban,” “Spiritual Gbedu (A Colours Show),” “Contour,” and “Likkle Riddim).” He also collaborated with Blanche Bailly on “Mine,” “Yawa No Dey” with Majeeed, “Vanilla Botega” with Lil Kesh, “Laleyi” with Master KG, and “Adwoa” with J.Derobie.

Which record label is Joeboy in now?

Joeboy is still with emPawa Africa. His music is released via the label, and they still manage his career.

Which song did Asa Sue Joeboy for?

Asa sued Joeboy for the song “Contour,” produced by Nigerian producer, Tempoe. Two tweets by Joeboy proved that the “Dead Again” singer had threatened to sue and given him 24 hours to comply with her demands. He dared her to do her worst.

The suit filed by Asa’s solicitors read, “We at this moment demand that you immediately remove the song from all DSPs and any other platform within 24 hours of your receipt of this letter, with a written apology issued to our client, as well as halt any additional infringements of our composition including any other infringements. We also demand that the sum of N300,000,000 and the 60% publishing split on the song be assigned to our client.”

The singer claimed that the single infringed on the copyright of a musical composition she created during a recording session on 22 September, with Tempoe in attendance. Music Journalist Joey Akan said Asa sued for a beat she did not pay for.

How much is Joeboy worth?

The exact estimate of Joeboy’s net worth is unknown to the public. However, he has had a successful music career, raking in massive streaming numbers across various platforms and selling out shows worldwide.

Where is Joeboy from?

Joeboy was born in Lagos State, Nigeria.

Are Joeboy and fireboy brothers?

No. Joeboy and Fireboy are not brothers. However, they knew each other before they got famous.

Did Joeboy win a Grammy?

No. Joeboy has not won a Grammy Award.

Does Joeboy have a house?

Unlike most of his colleagues, Joeboy has not shared any photos of his house on social media. It is unknown if he has bought one.

Does Joeboy have a twin brother?

Joeboy is alleged to have a twin brother. His brother, Coldee, surfaced in 2020, claiming the singer abandoned him after he found fame.

When did Joeboy start singing?

Joeboy started singing at the age of 16. He was hugely inspired by 9ice and ID Cabasa, who he used to hang out with in the studio.

Which university did Joeboy attend?

Joeboy attended the University of Lagos.

What did Joeboy study?

Joeboy holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management from the University of Lagos (UNLAG).

Where does Joeboy live?

Joeboy lives in the city of Lagos. He is alleged to live with Mr. Eazi, but that has yet to be confirmed.

Does Joeboy have a child?

No. Joeboy does not have a child.

Does Joeboy have a sister?

This is unknown. Joeboy has never spoken about having a sister.

Does Joeboy have a tattoo?

Yes. Joeboy has tattoos on his left and right arms.

Does Joeboy have a car?

Yes. Joeboy has shared photos from within his car but has not shared a full picture of his car(s).

How many siblings does Joeboy have?

Joeboy has kept information about his family away from the public.

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