Bella Shmurda is a 25-year-old Nigerian Afropop singer with a net worth of $450,000. The artist has released some chart-topping songs that didn’t only bring him into the limelight but kept him active. Bella Shmurda’s net worth has no doubt put him in the limelight. He has also been able to collaborate with some of the big names in the Nigerian music industry, and in the years to come, more will still come from him. Here’s how he got started and got to where he is now.
Bella Shmurda was Born 25 Years Ago in Lagos State, Nigeria
Bella Shmurda, also knows as Fineboi Bella, was born on the 27th of January, 1997, in Okokomaiko, Ojo area of Lagos State. He attended primary and secondary in Lagos State. For his degree, he gained admission to the prestigious Lagos State University, where he currently studies History and International Relations.
At the age of 24, this Afropop star has not only made a name for himself but has been a force to reckon with in the Nigerian music industry. He has been nominated for and won some awards within a short time of coming into the limelight.
The star musician became active in the music industry in 2012 via his social media platforms, where he’d record himself singing and post it online. He has been carving a niche for himself in the music industry with his type of music, which he refers to as “the Conscious Sound.”
He Came into the Limelight in 2019 at the age of 22
The songwriter got introduced to the big stage in March 2019 through his song “Vision 2020,” whose video featured the king of ‘legwork,’ Pock Lee, doing what he knows how to do best. Shmurda also met Olamide Baddo, and that led to the remixing of Vision 2020. Ever since he gained recognition, he never stepped off the limelight again.
He consistently dropped singles ranging from Upgrade to One Touch, where he featured Zlatan to Only You, featuring DMW’s Davido. He also worked with Runtown and other stars. Bella Shmurda didn’t stop there; he released his Ep (Extended Play), titled High Tension, which consists of seven tracks. In the same EP, he added his single Upgrade and the remix of Vision 2020.
The EP was distributed by Canny Consults. He was then signed to One Word Global Records. On his Instagram post, he revealed that he intended to release the second volume of his EP titles High Tension vol.2 in June 2021.
Bella Shmurda’s Net worth of $450,000 Comes Majorly from His Music Career
The pop star has done well for himself within a short time of coming to the limelight. With Bella Shmurda’s net worth estimate of $450 000, he is recognized as one of the youngest and richest in the music industry. And a lot is still expected to come from him as he grows his career in the music industry.
However, nothing is known about his other source of income or if he has another source of income. That could account for why some of his ardent fans on Instagram were telling him to make some investments and stop living for the gram to avoid begging when he gets old.
Bella Smurda’s Discography
The artist has released lots of singles and an outstanding EP. Here are some of his music and the year they were released
- Only You (2019)
- Adura (2019 )
- Vision 2020 (2018 )
- Vision 2020 remix (2019)
- One touch (2019)
- Body Riddim (2020)
- Dangbana Orisa (2020)
- Cash App (2020)
- Flex (2020)
- Hallelu (2020)
- World (2021)
- Money (2021) and others
His High Tension Contains the Following Songs
- Ginger Me
- Sho Mo Mi
- Vision 2020 remix
Bella Shmurda, in an interview, remarked that he knew he had become a star when he released the High Tension EP, and it had up to 2 million downloads in one night on Audiomack. In less than a month, it already had up to 5 million downloads. It meant he was doing something right.
A Look At Bella Shmurda’s Best Songs So Far
One outstanding thing about Bella Shmurd’s songs is that it resonates to his audience and fans making it easy for them to like them. Here are some of his songs that have been regarded as the most downloaded and most popular.
When the name Bella Shmurda is mentioned, it is synonymous with Cash App, which is the title of one of his most famous songs, which became a national anthem towards the end of 2020. The aforementioned song, which is said to be his most famous song to date, was dropped initially in August 2020. However, it was re-released and featured Zlatan Ibile and Lincoln, who was making his debut appearance as of then. His fan welcomed the song with open arms, and it was played on most occasions and events.
The theme of the song revolves around the effect of cybercrime and how it affects society. However, in his original voice, the singer notes that his songs are a call of awakening, and Cash App wasn’t any different. The songwriter recounted that the song, which was rated among Nigeria’s best of 2020 by Pan African Music, was calling everyone around him to be aware of the happenings around them.
Also, for him, the system has transformed us into alligators, snakes, and devils. The song also reminds them that they could be in a better place. Hence according to the star, anyone who cares about the things happening in our surroundings needs to get Cash App.
This song was the one that gave the star recognition and perhaps connected him to his destiny helpers. The singer confessed that he had dropped the song in 2018, but it wasn’t popular. He, therefore, decided to do a video of it with Poco Lee dancing. The video went viral online, and YBNL’s Olamide got to know of it. He invited Bella Shmurda, and they began working on a remix of the song.
According to the star, the song tells a story of the pain and suffering of the people. All of it added to his school palaver and being torn between going to school and making music. When the song was released, the audience welcomed it because many people could relate to it.
Bella Shmurda has won a Couple of Awards
The star came into the limelight and took the stage with force. Since then, he hasn’t been relenting, and his effort hasn’t been wasted. Below are his awards and nominations.
City People Entertainment Award 2020
- Revelation Artist of the Year (nominated)
- Next rated male (won)
- Street music of the year (won)
Headies Awards 2020
- Next rated artist (nominated)
Gbedu Awards 2021
- Breakthrough artist of the year (won)