Simi Biography, Profile, Fame Story, Net Worth And Awards
Simisola Ogunleye popularly known by her friends as Simi. She started her career as a gospel singer, releasing her debut studio album in 2008 titled ‘Ogaju’, produced by Samklef.
Simi signed a record deal with X3M Music in 2014 and left at the expiration of the contract in 2019. She came into limelight following the release of the song titled ‘Tiff’ in 2014 which was nominated as Best Alternative Song at TheHeadies in 2015.
Real name: Simisola Ogunleye
Date of birth: 19th April 1988
Place of birth: Lagos, Nigeria
Occupation: singer, songwriter, sound engineer, actress
Genres: Afropop, soul, world, R&B, alt-rock
Labels: X3M (former). Studio Brat
Years active: 2006-present
Associated acts: Falz, Ladipoe, Cobhams Asuquo, Adekunle Gold, Praiz, Johnny Drille, Maleek Berry and Patoranking.
Tracks: Ara Ile- 2008, Emi L’Onijo-2012, Take a Chance- 2012, Chocolate Brown- 2012, Don’t Judge Me- 2013, Ayo Charlie Champagne-2019 among many others.
Awards: Nominated at the Nigerian Music Video Awards for the Best RnB Video in 2015.
*Nominated at the Nigerian Music Video Awards for the Best Soft Rock/Alternative Video in 2015.
*Tiff was nominated as the Best Alternative Song at the Headies 2015
*Best Vocal Performance (Female) nominee at the Headies 2015.
*MTV African Music Awards nominated her for the Best Breakthrough Act in 2016.
*Nominated Love Don’t Care for the ‘Best Recording of the Year’ at the Headies 2016.
*Nigeria Entertainment Awards nominated her as the Best Afro-pop Female Artist in 2016.
*Nominated Chemistry (with Falz) for the ‘Best Album’ at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards in 2016.
*Best R&B Single nominee at the Headies 2016.
*Best Female MVP nominee at the Soundcity MVP Awards Festival in 2017.
*Nominated for Best Pop at the Soundcity MVP Awards Festival in 2017.
*Simisola was nominated for the ‘Best R&B/Pop album’ at the Headies 2018.
*Best Vocal Performance (Female) nominee at the Headies 2018.
*Nominated as the Artiste of the Year at the Headies 2018.
Net worth: Estimated at $1.6 million
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Account Number: 211 838 5165
Bank: UBA Bank
Name: Onwerenmadu Christian Chigozie.
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