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Simi born Simisola Bolatito Ogunleye is a Nigerian Singer, Song writer, actress, song producer who was born on April 19th, 1988. She hails from Ondo State, Nigeria, and was born and brought up in surulere, Lagos State, Nigeria, and is the last born and only daughter in her family of six.
Simi started her singing career as a Gospel Artist with a debut studio album titled “Ogaju” which was released in 2008. She became famous after releasing “Tiff” in 2014; this song was nominated for Best Alternative song at “The Headies” in the year 2015.
Simi signed her first official record label deal with “X3M music” in 2014 which extended till 2019 before she formed her own record label “Studio Brat” which was launched in the month of June, the same year after she exited “X3M Music” in 2019.
No doubt, you cannot mention excellent artists in Nigeria Music industry without mentioning this extremely beautiful Diva. She has so many songs to her credit and had made collaborations as well with the likes of Falz, Adekunle Gold to mention but a few.
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At the time of this compilation, she has a hit single trending presently titled “Duduke” which is extremely heart-melting. She is currently married to Adekunle Gold.
Simi Biography; Education
Simi as she is popularly known started singing at a very tender age, being a member of the choir in her church, got her basic Education in Lagos State, Nigeria and her degree in mass communication from the Covenant University, Ogun State, Nigeria.
Simi Real Age; 32 years
Simi was born on 19th April, 1988 which amounts to 32 years old
Simi Family and personal Life:
Simi was born into the Ogunleye’ family of Ondo State in Nigeria and is the last and only daughter in the family of six. She was born and brought up in Surulere, Lagos state, Nigeria.
Pending her marriage with Adekunle Gold, there were already rumours that she might have romantic affair with either Falz or Adekunle Gold, which she cut short with photos of her kissing Adekunle Gold which flooded the internet same period.
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This apparently made it little or no surprise when she finally came up with her traditional marriage with Adekunle Gold on 10th January, 2019 held in Lagos. It was a serene traditional marriage in the sense that attendance was strictly by invitation and yielded relatively 250 to 300 attendees or there about.
Simi Professional career: Genre; Afro pop, Soul, Alternative rock, blues, R&B
Simi started her professional musical career at her 20 years of age in the year 2008, with a Gospel album titled “Ogaju”, comprising of hit songs; “Iya Temi” and “Ara lle”, produced by Samklef, but rose to stardom after releasing “Tiff’ in 2014. This song was nominated for Best Alternative song at “The Headies”, virtual directed by Josh Clarke in the year 2015.
Later on, she released other hit songs; “Jamb Question” with Falz, “Orente”, “Promise” with Adekunle Gold and so many hit single. She has been in collaboration with other artists like Praiz, Johnny Drille, Ladipoe and Cobhams. A song “Soldier” she did with Falz was very great indeed.
Meanwhile, Simi released her latest and first single of the year 2020 on the 16th of April, 2020, and the Video on the 19th April, 2020, titled “Duduke”. The song coincides with her 32nd birthday which is still trending at the time of this compilation.
Additionally, as a sound engineer, she produced Adekunle Gold’s album titled “Gold”.
- ‘“Ara lle” (Ogaju Album) in 2008
- “Chocolate Brown” in 2012
- “Emi L’Onijo” in 2012
- “Take a chance” in 2012
- “Tiff” in 2014
- “E no go funny” in 2014
- “Open and close” in 2015
- “Jamb Question” and remix in 2015
- “Love don’t care” in 2016
- “Smile for me” in 2017
- “Joromi” in 2017
- “Omo Charlie Champagne” in 2018
- “Duduke” in 2020 etc.
Simi Record Label:
Simi signed her first record label in the year 2014 which pulled through till 2019 and the record label is “X3M music”. It was under this record label that she released the song “Tiff” that brought her to lime light in the year 2015.
She made other songs under this same label including; Studio Album “Simisola” on 8th September, 2017 and her third studio album “Omo Charlie Champagne which was released to coincide her 31st birthday on 19th April, 2019.
The contract lasted through till 2019 when her contract expired and she formed her own record label “Studio Brat” in the year 2019, where she released many other songs too including her latest song “Duduke” which is still trending at the time of this compilation.
As good as she is, Simi has been able to win so many awards due to her lovely melodies and so on which include:
- Song writer of the year at AFRIMA Awards in 2017
- Best vocal performance (Female) in 2017
- Best female MVP at sound city MVP awards festival
- Most promising artist to watch at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards in 2015
- Most promising artist of the year at City People Entertainment Awards in 2015
- Female artist of the year at City People Entertainment Awards in 2016
- Choice upcoming female artist at the Nigerian Teen Choice Awards in 2016
- Best collabo of the year at the Headies for (“Soldier” with Falz) in 2017
- Best R&B single at the Headies in 2018 etc
Simi Net worth:
Simi is one of the richest and most influential female artists in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $500,000 amounting to over 175 million naira.
Simi latest and trending song; “DUDUKE”
Click to watch the hot and trending video song “DUDUKE” from Simi and you will surely testify.