Runtown net worth, biography, age, state of origin, education, career, controversy and more
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Douglas Jack Agu was born on August 19, 1989, to Mr. and Mrs. Agu. He is widely known as a Nigerian singer, songwriter, and producer with the stage name Runtown.
He was born in Enugu but spent part of his life in Lagos and Abuja, and from the information gathered, he lost his dad at an early age
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Real Name: Douglas Jack Agu
Date of birth: August 19, 1989
Birthplace: Enugu State
State of origin: Enugu State
Career: songwriter, singer and producer
Net Worth: 700 Million Naira
Stage name Runtown
He came into the spotlight after he sang a song with popular Nigerian artiste Davido. The song was titled Gallardo, and apart from this hit song, he has other songs that have been in the trend for some time.
From the information gathered, it shows that Runtown is really into the entertainment industry, and apart from singing, he also has an interest in fashion, and he is currently a student at a fashion school in New York.
Runtown has proven to be so good in any style he chooses, be it rap, hip-hop, R&B, or reggae. In the year 2007, he decided to relocate from Enugu to Lagos State in order to pursue his career fully there.
He had the opportunity to collaborate with so many artists, including Davido, J. Martins, Wizkid, Uhuru and others.
One year later, exactly in 2008, Runtown and Phyno deemed it fit for them to create a record label and named it Penthauze; during this process, Runtown dropped his first two singles: “Party Like It’s 1980” and “Activity Pikin.”
At the 2014 Nigerian Entertainment Awards, Gallardo earned the Collaboration of the Year Award thanks to its enormous success.
His first album was able to generate over 35 million in revenue on MTN Music Plus, and as a result, he was placed in Nigeria’s “Top 5 Most Streamed Artists.”
In 2016, he released another single titled
Mad Over You trended for a long time.
Runtown Educational Background
He attended his primary school before he left for Abuja, and while in Abuja, he was said to be a student of St. Augustine’s seminary
Runtown is a married man; he met his wife back in 2015, and they decided to spend the rest of their lives together. They are blessed with a son known as Zamora.
Runtown Wife is also a model, actress, and video vixen known as Selena Leath. She has made various appearances in music videos of popular artists.
In July 2021, there was a rumor that he was in a relationship with South Sudanese model Adut Akech, but there’s no verified information about this. though it was rumored that the two were not compatible and had to go their separate ways.
Runtown Net worth
Runtown has been able to amass quite a good net worth that is estimated at over 700 million naira, and he was able to achieve this from his music and other endorsements he had with worldwide companies such as Adidas and other telecommunications companies in Nigeria.
He also owns a customized Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon and a Gallardo Lamborghini.
- Best Collaboration of the Year, Gallardo Nigeria Entertainment Awards, 2014
- African Artiste of the Year, Ghana Music Awards, 2017
- Best Collaboration of the Year, Soundcity Music MVP Awards, 2017
- Viewers’ Choice, SoundCity Music MVP Awards, 2017
- Artists of the Year Award, Ghana-Naija Showbiz Awards, 2017
- Mad Over You
- For Life
- Bend Down Pause feat Wizkid, Walshy Fire
- Oh Oh Oh
- Lagos To Kampala feat Wizkid
- Bad Riddim feat Darkovibe, Bella Shmurda
Runtown Social media handles
Runtown is active on all his social media handles and has over 3 million followers you can follow him on Instagram and Twitter @Runtown.
In 2019, Runtown was accused of fraud by a US-based woman known as Shawn Rene, who claimed that he defrauded her of $124,000.
She made available a screenshot and receipt to validate her claims, but Runtown denied it and claimed that people were using his name to defraud others.
How Old is Runtown?
He was born on August 19, 1989 and he is currently 33 years old as of 2022
Where is he from?
Runtown is from Enugus state in Nigeria, he has spent most of his life in Abuja and Lagos
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