The music industry, being one of the largest industries in Nigeria, is rich with a host of talented musicians. These artistes endeavour to bring out something new every day due to the constant demand from fans for new music.
As a result, it is quite difficult to remain at the top as many in such a competitive industry. Musicians like Simi, who have managed to remain on top, reap the rewards for their efforts. The Simi net worth including Simi cars and other of her possessions is every bit in keeping with the status of this top star.
Simi is easily one of Nigeria's most loved female musicians
The top musicians currently trending are relentless when producing new materials for their ever-hungry music lovers. Naturally, staying consistent is also key to staying relevant and remaining successful. This success comes with the package as well in the music industry, as is evident by the comforts enjoyed by famous artists such as Phyno, Wizkid, Davido, and Simi.
Who is Simi?
Simisola Kosoko (popularly known as Simi), is a famous Nigerian singer, songwriter, and actress. Simi's debut album was released in 2008. This is titled 'Ogaju'. It was not until 2014 that she gained fame, thanks to Simi's song 'Tiff,' which would go on to be nominated at the Headies, 2015, for "Best Alternative Song."
A prompt record deal followed with X3M Music in 2014. However, the rapport was cut short when she left the record label in May 2019 after the expiration of her contract. Her second studio album, 'Simisola,' was released on September 8, 2017, and followed by her third 'Omo Charlie Champagne, Vol. 1.
This saw official release on April 19, 2019, so as to fall on the same day as her 31st birthday.
Simi launched her very own record label 'Studio Brat' in June of 2019. Also to her credit, she's responsible for mastering and mixing Adekunle Gold's studio album 'Gold', released in July 2016.
Simi is a sultry diva who keeps surprising us
Simi net worth
The uniquely talented 32-year-old singer has amassed a ton of wealth in these past few years. Her millions in assets come via a handful of sources such as brand endorsement deals with Etisalat and Opera Mini in 2017 and 2018, respectively.
All these, added to her earnings from the music industry, has shot her to the top of the list among some of the richest musicians in Nigeria that are female. As of 2020, Simi's net worth is estimated to be $1million or ₦400 million.
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Simi and her husband, Adekunle Gold, are a well-known celebrity couple in Nigeria. However, even with the immense pressure that comes with fame, they have done well not to allow it cloud and misdirect their focus. They're not the ones to live excessively flashy and luxury lifestyles, which shows in the way they dress and in the cars they drive.
They both own a few modest car models such as a Camry and an unspecified BMW. However, two cars in their auto fleet are exceptions due to their flair and flamboyance. Like most of their cars, these cars are shared by Simi and her husband. The cars namely 'Mercedes-Benz GLB Class' and 'Wrangler Jeep' will be given elaborate scrutiny regarding specifications.
For now, check out Simi's cars below.
1. Mercedes-Benz GLB Class estimated at $36,600/₦14.4m
This car was acquired in 2018 by the talented couple and is their most expensive car to date. This car has surely been a faithful servant since then.
It is an automobile that exudes class as its name clearly shows.
Being a seven-seater, 8-speed automatic, or manual luxury machine, its comfort and intelligence are off the charts.
It is also voice-activated and responds swiftly to your requests.
The Mercedes-Benz GLB Class affords you the option to tune its steering feel, drivetrain, and adaptive suspension however it may suit you. Under the hood is no slouch either with its advanced 2.0L inline-4 engine’s twin-scroll turbo (221 hp), as well as its 258 lb-ft of torque on tap from 1,800 rpm.
The 14 million Naira Mercedes-Benz SUV is a ride to remember any day
2. Wrangler Jeep estimated at $28,295/₦11.3m
This monster of a car is up there with Jeep or SUV heavyweights in the automobile industry. With its rugged nature and off-road capability, it's no wonder Simi's husband and she frequently drive this car to the beach, which is one of their favourite places.
The Jeep's new crossovers make use of constructions that reduce weight and improve road comfort as well as handling. It has a towing capacity of 2000-3500 lbs with an advanced 2.0 L 4-cylinder, 3.0 L V6 diesel, 3.6 L V6 (260-285 hp) engine.
The Jeep Wrangler's off-road nature makes it ideal for family romps
Earlier on, Simi could be seen with this Toyota Camry
Probably in her early career, did Simi rock this BMW too?
So, nothing much is known about Simi's house before her wedding to Adekunle Gold. Now, though, we might as well call Adekunle's house hers. Simi's husband has a luxurious mansion said to be in the Lekki area, Lagos. Price details are not available for now.
Now a happily married woman in her husband's house
Simi was born on April 19, 1988. She was born in Ojuelegba, which is a suburb of Surulere, Lagos.
She is the last of four children by her now separated parents, according to her. She underwent her secondary education at Stars International College, Ikorodu, Lagos State. She studied mass communication at Covenant University, where she graduated to become an alumnus of the Institution.
Simi Husband and daughter
Simi got married to popular Nigerian singer, Adekunle Gold on January 9, 2019, in a private wedding ceremony. She gave birth to her daughter Adejare on the 30th of May, 2020.
Simi and Adekunle Gold are a team now and always
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Simi is known for her uniquely captivating vocals in the music industry, which she utilizes to her advantage. Her immense talent, hard work, and dedication don't go unnoticed as she has won more than a handful of awards. These include:
- Award for Female Artiste of the Year at the City People Entertainment Awards in 2016.
- Award for Choice Upcoming Female Artist of the Year at the Nigerian Teen Choice Awards in 2016.
- Award for Best Collaboration at the Headies for 'Soldier' with Falz 2017.
- Award for Best Vocal Performance (Female) for Love Don't Care in 2017.
- Award for Best Collaboration of the Year at the City People Entertainment Awards in 2017.
- Award for Songwriter of the Year at the AFRIMA Awards in 2017.
- Award for Best Recording of the Year at the Headies in 2018.
- Award for Best R&B single at the Headies 2018.
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Simi is one of the most talented singers of her time, which is shown in her music and her many achievements. That's all thanks to her unique vocals which are one of a kind to endear her to a multitude of fans.
You don't need to pay extra attention to recognize that her songs are played on multiple local and international radio stations. For all the achievement till date, there's one thing we can be sure of: Her humble and hardworking nature is a big example for all of us to emulate.