Udoka Chigozie Oku, better known by his stage name Selebobo, is a fast rising Nigerian singer, songwriter, entertainer, stage performer, recording artist, Sound Engineer and a professional producer. Selebobo is handsome skillful, creative, and intelligent singer who is currently signed to Made Men Music Group.
Selebobo is most known for his singles, “Yoyo’, “Selfie”, and “Waka Waka”. He has also collaborated with Flavour N’abania, Yemi Alade, Tekno Miles, Emma Nyra, and Iyanya. today we will tell you all you need to know about Selebobo
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- Name: Udoka Chigozie Oku
- Best Known as: Selebobo
- Age: He is currently 28
- Nationality: Nierian
- State: Anambra State
- Occupation: Singer, songwriter, and record producer
- Marriage: not yet married
- Net Worth: $2. million dollar
Selebobo Early Life, Education And Career
Udoka Chigozie Oku, better known by his stage name as Selebobo, who is a Nigerian professional singer, songwriter, stage performer, dancer, sound engineer and a renown producer, was born on 29 July 1992 in Enugu State of Nigeria. He is currently 28 years old.
Udoka Chigozie Oku was born to parents of Igbo descent in Enugu State, Nigeria. He is the eleventh child in a family of twelve children, with one of his brothers, Okechukwu Oku, being a popular director. His father, Goddy Oku, was a guitarist in the 70s. As a result, he was taught many instruments, included the guitar, and was enriched in music. By the time he was twelve, he started to produce music on his little DJX YAMAHA keyboard.
Selebobo origin is traced to ukpo oranto Village in Dunukofia Local Government Of Anambra State Eastern part of Nigeria, but he spent all his early life in Enugu State, Nigeria. Where he completed both his primary and secondary school education and obtained his First School Leaving Certificate and West Africa Senior School Certificate (WASSC) in Enugu Nigeria.
Upon his graduation from secondary school in Enugu State, Selebobo relocated to Awka in Anambra State where he was giving admission to study Fine And Applied Art at Nnamdi Azikiwi University Awka. Selebobo graduated with Bachelor’s Degree in Fine And Applied Art.
Selebobo Musical Career
In an attempt to succeed in his career, he started to write and produce songs, it was not noticed until 2013, before he successfully released his hit single, “Yoyo”, featuring J Martins. Yoyo was a commercial success for Selebobo, the hit single gained positive review from music critics and receive massive airplay in various radio and Television station in Africa.
Selebobo moved to Lagos State where he was signed to a record label, Made Men Music Group, along with Tekno, Iyanya, and Emma Nyra. In 2014, he also produced the hit single, “Johnny”, for Yemi Alade, which has garnered more than 92 million views on YouTube. this However, shoot him to limelight in the Nigerian Music industry.
He once said in an interview that he respect a-lot of people in the Nigerian music industry especially Don Jazzy of the Mavins Crew who has being his Mentor since he started.
Selebobo Selected Singles
- Gon Gon
- Shi Shi
- Yoyo_featuring J. Martins
- No Letting Go_featuring Uganda’s Keko
- Odeshi_featuring Iyanya
- Kulenje_ featuring Stormrex
- Oroma Baby
- Baby Sup
Selebobo Awards And Nomination
During the cause of his music career, Selebobo has won and been nominated for various awards. These awards include;
- the Best Collaboration of the Year Award
- the Best Producer at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards
- Best Pop Artist at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards
- Best New Act to Watch at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards
- Best Artiste of the Year at the City People Entertainment Awards
Selebobo Net Worth
Selebobo is currently one of the richest and most influential artistes in the Nigerian, with an estimated net worth of $2 million dollar.