The success story of the music industry in Nigeria cannot be overemphasized with young and upcoming artistes popping out day by day, producing new and diverse beats, and keeping up with the latest trends in their music.
It is one of the most successful industries in Nigeria with millions of songs streamed by consumers daily. Song streaming isn't nearly the only way these artists pull in the funds.
Nationwide and international live concerts coupled with endorsement deals as well as assets supplement their immense income sources; therefore, it's no wonder the likes of Olamide, Wizkid, Davido, and Falz, just to mention a few, are frequently seen living and spending lavishly on social media platforms like Instagram, Twitter, etc. Falz net worth, in particular, is our focus here in this article.
Falz is rapidly becoming one of the biggest stars in Nigeria
Who is Falz?
He is regarded by most Nigerians as one of the veterans of the new age Nigerian music industry and is one of the celebrity figures currently leading the revolutionary movements in the nation.
Falz can do this by a number of means; whether by expressing his views and frustrations regarding the Nigerian government and other vices as seen in his music video 'This is Nigeria' or by leading the charge in more physical endeavours (like the ongoing #Endsars protest).
Falz's music videos are full of life and colour
Falz net worth
Falz, being one of the richest musicians in Nigeria, has in the process garnered a considerable amount of endorsement deals and assets. Coupled with his frequent record sales, he has amassed an estimated net worth of $1-$5 Million as of 2020. This is the equivalent of ₦370 million - ₦1.4 billion.
Young, rich and controversial, that's Falz
Falz The Bahd Guy, as he is sometimes known, has never hidden his interest in flashy and luxury living. The millions of fans and others that follow him on social media will attest to the fact that Falz copiously displays his wealth. Below we are going to take a glimpse at some of his prized vehicle possessions. Check it out:
1. Rolls-Royce Phantom
After his endorsement deal with MTN pulse in 2016 worth ₦143 million, Falz decided to treat himself to this luxury car which was purchased for the astonishing amount of ₦145 million.
It has a curb weight of 5644 lbs, and with its 227" L x 79" W x 65" H dimensions, its comfortability is assured. It also pulls weight under the hood with a powerful 6.8 L V12 engine (563 Hp). With this RR purchase, Falz joins the list of celebrities with a Rolls-Royce car.
The over 100 million Naira Rolls-Royce car Falz cruises
2. Lexus LX 570
The astonishing sports utility vehicle is a physically imposing automobile, to say the least. This monster of a vehicle offers a combination of comfort, size, and off-road abilities due to its rugged Toyota Land Cruise underpinnings. These underpinnings are fitted underneath from the new facelift. It has a 383 hp V8 engine giving it an unparalleled power output with a towing capacity of 7000 lbs.
Falz also drives this Lexus LX 570 giant SUV
3. Vintage Mercedes-Benz
Falz also has a vintage Mercedes-Benz car, which rarely shows its face to the public.
4. Car gift from Cheki
As part of his endorsement deal with Cheki, the star was given an undisclosed car as a sign-on gift.
This car is a fruit of his deal with Cheki
Falz may not be one of the musicians with the most expensive cars in Nigeria, but he does keep up with his star status in other areas.
Not much information is available right now on Falz's house and real estate assets. Watch this space for updates!
Folarin Folana (commonly known as Falz) is a Nigerian rapper, actor, and songwriter. He was born in the Mushin LGA of Lagos State on October 27th, 1990 to highly esteemed lawyers, Femi and Funmi Falana. His music career allegedly started while in secondary school when he led a group known as “The School Boys” with his friends.
His professional career officially began in the year 2009 when he released a mixtape titled "Shakara", which contained a compilation of a few of his recordings.
Falz soon started acquiring fame and increased popularity soon after his well-known song 'Marry Me' was released. It featured the likes of Yemi Alade and Poe. His debut album 'Wazup Guy' was released in 2014, followed by his second, 'Stories that touch' which was made public in 2015. "27", which was his third album, was released in 2017 and was then followed by his fourth studio album, 'Moral Instruction' in 2019.
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Falz finished his primary education at St. Leo's Catholic Primary School, Ikeja and his Secondary School education at Olashore International School, Osun State. He graduated with an LLB honours degree in Law from the University of Reading England and was called to the bar prior to his graduation from the Nigeria Law School in Abuja in 2012.
Falz acting career
Falz played the role of Segun in Funke Akindele's much-acclaimed TV series "Jenifa's Diary" in June 2016, for which he wins an award for Best Actor in a comedy/movie series. He also played the role of Quam in Tope Oshin Ogun's movie 'New Money'.
Falz unveiled his new film production company in August 2020 which is named House2, while also taking time to showcase and publicize his new comedy series 'Therapy' which is to exclusively air on YouTube.
Falz hit it big acting-wise first with "Jenifa's Diary"
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Falz Music Awards
2015: For his song 'Marry Me', Falz got nominated for the award of Best Collaboration of the year. He also got a nomination for Best Street Hop Artiste of the Year for his track 'Ello bae'.
2016: He won awards for Album of the Year, Best hip hop video, and Best Collaboration for "Stories that touch", "Karashika", and "Soldier", respectively. Falz then got nominated for Best Music Video, Album of the year, Best African Newcomer, Best African Hip hop Video, Album of the Year, and Best Street Hop Artiste of the Year for "Karishika", "Stories that touch", "Bahd Baddo Baddest", and "Bad Gang", respectively.
2017: Falz got nominations for Alternative Artiste of the Year and Best Rap Act of the Year in the City People Music Award and Nigeria Entertainment Award, respectively. He as well received a nomination for the Best album of the year with Chemistry.
2018: Here he got nominations for Best Rap Single and Best Rap Album for Something light and 27, respectively.
2019: He got awards for Best Rap Single, Best Rap Album, and Album of the Year for his track Talk and album Moral Instruction.
You can't be this original and not win awards
See more about Falz assets in the short video below:
How rich is Falz? ► All Falz 's Cars, House, Luxuries & Assets
Few celebrities have attained the recognition, fame, and influence that Falz has managed to acquire in the period of time he has done so. Falz net worth is also a testament to his staying power. He is still relentless, however, for more success and doesn't look like stopping anytime soon.