Bella Shmurda is a Nigerian musician and a superstar who rose from grass to grace after singing a remix of his song “Vission 2020” with Olamide Baddo the YBNL Boss in 2019 which raked over 5 million views on YouTube.
He is popularly called Olamide’s first son mainly because of the love Olamide shows whenever things that concern him comes up. The Nigerian music sensation has been singing for a while before he was fortunate enough to meet Olamide and since then his story has changed for the better.
Vision 2020 alongside Cash App are the two main songs that call the attention of many Nigerian youths, the banger remix of Vission 2020 with Olamide brought him into the limelight and he utilized the opportunity to release more music which has kept him rolling in the Nigerian music space.
Bella Shmurda is now a household name in Nigeria and moving fast across Africa, he is no doubt the hottest musician currently and every top musician and also upcoming artists are trying their best to have a song with him, he has collaborated with top Nigerian musician and Grammy Awards winner Wizkid and also other A-list singers like Davido, Zlatan Ibile, Mohbad, Zinoleesky and so many more.
Before diving deep into the full biography and net worth of Bella Shmurda we will like you to take a glance at Bella Shmurda’s profile.
Bella Shmurda Profile
|Full Name:||Akinbiyi Abiola Ahmed|
|Date of Birth:||27th February, 1997|
|Place of Birth:||Okokomaiko, Ojo Lagos State|
|Education:||Lagos State University (LASU)|
|Genre:||Afrobeat, Hip hop & R&B|
|Career Status:||Active from 2012|
|Record Label:||Dangbana Republik|
Now, without further ado let us go deep into the topic of the day Bella Shmurda’s net worth, biography, songs, albums, education, girlfriend and other facts about him.
Early Profile – (Bella Shmurda Biography)
Akinbiyi Abiola Ahmed popularly known as Bella Shmurda was born on the 27th of February 1997 in Okokomaiko a suburb of Lagos State in Ojo Nigeria. His mother Dr. Mrs. Adeola Agbeke Aribike is the Head Teacher of the Lagos State University (LASU) Staff School and at the same time a lecturer.
He was born into a Muslim family hence the name Ahmed, his Mom is a Christian and a very religious one at it and he Bella Shmurda also practiced Christianity.
Bella Shmurda has a younger brother named Teslim who is a professional dancer, you must have seen him in some of his music videos without you knowing and also he has other siblings.
Bella Shmurda was well scolded by his mother who is a disciplinarian who doesn’t give chances for unseriousness but even with these positive qualities of his mother Bella Shmurda turned out to be a different breed in terms of character and lifestyle.
While growing up Bella is known to always run away from home whenever he committed an offense, he sometimes lives out of home for 6 months and in some cases over a year. As a religious mother, Bella Moms tried her best to channel his path right but it seems Bella can take care of himself better. LOL.
He tried to earn a living for himself by venturing into cybercrimes, this was mentioned in his songs which doesn’t make him successful in any way but luckily for him Olamide signed him, we hope he focuses on his music career and steer clear negative means of earning.
It was also made known that Bella Shmurda is a cultist as this was seen while performing at the University of Ilorin where a rival cult group came to attack him for flying Yellow color which belongs to a particular cult group in Nigeria.
Aside from his criminal-like lifestyle that we wish he could abandon Bella Shmurda is a guy with a good heart, he has been seen on various occasions helping the less privileged and he is fun to be with.
He lived in Lagos State from when he was born and also he is an indigen of Lagos, his schooling and music life is also in Lagos though his music has traveled beyond that.
Bella Shmurda attended Lagos State University Staff School (LASU) for his basic education and also Badagry Grammar School a boarding school for his Secondary School education.
After obtaining his first school leaving certificate he furthered his tertiary education at Lagos State University (LASU) where he bagged a degree in History and International Relations.
Bella Shmurda recorded his first single in the year 2013 so he started his music career in the year 2013, since then he has been recording and dropping singles.
His music career has seen lots of ups and down, he has been doing music since 2013 and while in school he usually uploads his songs on his social media handles, luck smiled at him when Olamide saw one of his uploads and listened to it, he developed an interest in Bella and that was how he got signed to YBNL record label.
Bella Shmurda came into the limelight in 2019 when his song (Vission 2020) with YBNL Boss Olamide hit the internet.
In 2020, he also went a step further when he collaborated with Zlatan Ibile on Cash App which has been tagged as Yahoo Boys Anthem, the song when critically looked into encourages internet frauds though in an interview Bella Claimed the positive aspect should be looked upon as Cash App came in handy during the COVID-19 pandemic for international transactions.
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After the release of Cash App Bella Shmurda has released other hit songs of which some of them got nominated and some won him awards.
Bella is an energetic performer filled with passion for music, his live performance is what you wouldn’t want to miss as his stage performance is 101%.
Bella Shmurda was with the YBNL record label and he still is a family of YBNL, he was with Oneword Global Records and also launched his own record label “Dangbana Republik”.
Bella Shmurda Music
Below is the list of Bella Shmurda songs, his singles, EP and Albums. After reading this you can go ahead and download Bella Shmurda songs.
- No mind dem
- Boi Bella
- Bye bye to poverty
- Vision 2020
- Only You
- Vision 2020 remix (ft Olamide)
- Cash App
Albums and EP:
- Vision 2020 Remix (2019)
- High Tension EP (2020)
Music Featured In:
- Triumphant ft. Olamide (Carpe Diem)
- Fade Away ft. Davido (A Better Time)
Awards & Nominations
Bella Shmurda net worth and biography wouldn’t have been sensible without the rewards for hard works (Awards), though this isn’t a determining factor for success but it encourages the artist to do more.
- Nominated by City People Music Awards for Revelation of the Year – 2020
- Won the City People Entertainment Awards for Next Rated (Male) – 2020
- Won the City People Entertainment Awards for Cash App as the Street Music of the Year – 2020
- Nominated as the Next Rated by “The Headies” – 2020
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Bella Shmurda’s current net worth is estimated to be $700,000, his earnings are attributed to income from his Album, stage performance, online streaming of his songs from YouTube and other streaming platforms.
How the name Bella Shmurda comes to play
The name Bella Shmurda was coined from the name of a US rapper that goes by the name Bobby Shmurda who was Bella Shmurda’s favorite rapper and that was how Bella added the name Shmurda to his name (Abiola) Bella from the second alphabet of his name B Shmurda.
What is the meaning of Dangbana?
Dangbana according to Bella Shmurda means “Stubbornness”, i.e being in the right state of mind either positive or negative sticking with your intentions and plans against all odds.
Bella Shmurda is usually being bullied and this caused him to develop an inferiority complex, though he broke free because he decided to be Dangbana in his ways and this word Dangbana actually built his confidence.
Who is Bella Shmurda’s girlfriend?
The identity of Bella Shmurda’s girlfriend is still unknown, Bella has been seen with a lot of beautiful ladies and this is certainly because he is a star so that is expected.
Aside from that the current relationship status of Bella Shmurda is still unknown, once there is a confirmed report about this we will update this post.
Bella Shmurda Contact
Bella Shmurda’s phone number isn’t available on the internet but you can contact him through his various social media handles.
Watch Bella Shmurda performance with Zlatan Ibile
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