Rema biography, net worth, career, awards, education, girlfriend and many more
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Rema (Divine Ikubor) is a Nigerian singer, stage performer, rapper and song writer who was born in Benin city, Edo state on the 1st of May 2000.
Just few years ago, Rema was relatively unknown, but in the past 3 years, Rema has gone on to become one of the most sought after artiste in Nigeria.
Rema has wowed the world with his musical talent at such a young age, he is signed to both “Jonzing world” which is owned by singer “D prince” and “Mavin records” owned by music producer & businessman “Don Jazzy”.
He caught the eye of D’prince, when he released a viral freestyle video to the song “Gucci gang”. The freestyle impressed D’prince so much, that he flew Rema to Lagos to sign a record deal.
According to D’prince, Rema had talent that was beyond his years, and he wanted the world to hear the artist.
Rema’s song “Iron man” appeared in former United states of America president Barack Obama 2019 summer playlist.
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Real name: Divine Ikubor
Stage name: Rema
Record label: Mavin records/Jonzing world.
Genre: Trap, Afro beat, Hip hop.
Place of birth: Benin city.
State of Origin: Edo state
Date of birth: May 1st 2000
Rema net worth: $950,000
Also known as: Bad commando
Rema biography (Early life)
Rema (Divine Ikubor) was born on the 1st of May 2000 in Benin city, Edo state Nigeria. Rema was raised in Benin city, were he completed both his primary and secondary school education.
According to Rema, he was born in a Christian home, were he started rapping in Local churches and schools.
He also said he recorded songs in secondary school, but he didn’t have money to promote his songs in order to achieve his dream of being a music superstar.
Rema completed his primary and secondary school education in Benin city, where he obtained his first school leaving certificate and West African school certificate.
It is not yet known if Rema has had any form of University education.
According to Rema, he started music at a very young age, were he was rapping in Local churches and schools in Benin city. He even recorded songs in his secondary school days, but didn’t have money to promote his songs.
In 2018, Rema posted a viral freestyle video to the song “Gucci gang”, this freestyle caught the attention of Nigerian singer D’prince, he immediately flew Rema to Lagos to sign a record deal.
To quote D’prince “When I first heard Rem’s work, I knew this was an artist that I wanted the entire world to listen to. His talent and artistry are so far beyond his years”.
D’prince introduced Rema to producer Don Jazzy, and he agreed to sign a record deal with both “Jonzing world” (owned by D’prince) and Mavin records (owned by Don Jazzy).
Ever since Rema signed the record deal, he has gone on to superstar status. He released his first single under Mavin/Jonzing world titled “Dumebi” which was a smash hit.
The Dumebi song brought a lot of attention to Rema and also got him numerous awards nominations. It was then people started to take notice of the serious talent the boy possessed.
Rema is known to switch between Afro beats and trap, his enormous talent means Rema can blend into almost any type of song.
Some of Rema’s popular songs are Iron man, Dumebi, Spider man, Woman, Lady, Ginger Me, Corny, American love, Alien, Boulevard, Rainbow, beamer.
Rema song “Iron man” appeared in the summer 2019 playlist of former United states president Barack Obama.
Rema has been tipped to reach (if not surpass) the heights of fellow Nigerian artistes Wizkid and Davido.
Rema net worth
Rema net worth is estimated at $950,000. This is not a surprising number, seeing the success Rema has achieved in a short period of time.
Rema has a lot of endorsement deals under his belt, big brands always want to associate themselves with success, and Rema is definitely one.
He has millions of streams on his songs on Spotify, as well as boasting over a million Instagram followers. If Rema continues in this same fashion, his net worth should sky rocket over the next few years.
Rema won the Next Rated award in the headies award show.
He was nominated for the Viewer’s choice at the Headies award show.
He also received the Soundcity MVP for the best new artist.
Rema was nominated as Best viewer’s choice international act on the BET awards.
Many people want to know Rema girlfriend. Not surprising, as he is handsome, Famous and very rich, many of his fans are female, and they wish to know if Rema is in a relationship.
For now, Rema has said that he doesn’t have a girlfriend.
Rema went on a date with a female fan, sometime in 2020, this made many people to think that the girl was his girlfriend, but Rema denied this.
When Rema starts dating someone, we will update this post with that information.
Some of Rema songs are:
Iron man, Dumebi, Spider man, Woman, Lady, Ginger Me, Corny, American love, Alien, Boulevard, Rainbow, beamer.
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