Bose Ogulu (Burna Boy’s Mother) Biography: Age, Tribe, Husband, Net Worth

Bose Ogulu , Age, Parents, Tribe, State of Origin, Husband, Net Worth – Bose Ogulu is a Nigerian academic, businesswoman, and manager. She manages her son Burna Boy's musical career and thus is also known as Mama Burna. Ogulu had a successful career as a translator for the Federation of West African Chambers of Commerce.


Name: Bose Ogulu
Age: 55 Years
Wife: Samuel Ogulu
Date of Birth: November 19, 1967
State of Origin: Lagos State
Net Worth: $1,000,000 – $3,000,000

Bose Ogulu Biography

Bose Ogulu (nee Idonije) was born in Lagos on November 19, in an unknown year. There is also no information about her mother, but her father is the legendary Benson Idonije, a well-acclaimed music writer and the first band manager of Fela Anikulapo-Kuti. He's the author of Dis Fela Sef!, the most comprehensive book about the life and times of the music maestro.

Bose Ogulu Age

Bose Ogulu is 55 years old. She is Yoruba by Tribe.

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Bose Ogulu Early Life

Bose Ogulu's primary and secondary schools are unknown. Still, she attended the University of Port Harcourt, where she got a Bachelor of Arts degree in foreign languages and a Master of Arts in translation.

She's a hyper-polyglot as she speaks six languages – English, Yoruba, French, Italian, German, and Pidgin English. Between 2008 and 2018, she taught French at the Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Port Harcourt, Rivers state.

She also worked as a translator at the Federation of West African Chambers of Commerce. Bose Ogulu ran a language and music school, Language Bridges, between 1997 and 2015. She, her teachers, and the students use spoken and written language to engage in learning processes, present academic content, assess learning and display knowledge and skill.

Bose Ogulu Career

Bose Ogulu manages the musical careers of her son Damini, who performs as Burna Boy and daughter Nissi, who performs under her own name. She managed Burna Boy until 2014 and then became his manager again from 2017 onwards, gaining the nickname Mama Burna.

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She has collected awards for Burna Boy at various events, including the All Africa Music Awards, The Headies and the MTV Europe Music Award. When she heard that Burna Boy had won the 2019 MTV award for Best African Act, she interrupted his show to tell him.

At the BET International Awards in California in 2019, Bose Ogulu reminded the audience and viewers of their African roots. “You were Africans before you became anything else”. She got a standing ovation.

Bose Ogulu also manages her daughter, Nissi Ogulu, better known as Nissi Nation, a musician and visual artist based in the UK, and her father and author, Benson Idonije. She managed Burna Boy's music career until 2014 but staged a comeback in 2017 and still waxing stronger.

She's head and founder of Spaceship Collective, the holding company of Spaceship Publishing and Spaceship Records, the label Burna Boy is contracted.

Bose Ogulu Husband

Bose Ogulu is married to Samuel Ogulu, who hails from Ahoada, Rivers State. They tied the knot in 1991, the same year Damini Ogulu (Burna Boy) arrived in this world. The other children are Ronami Ogulu and Nissi Ogulu.

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Her parenting style is as liberal as the one she got from her parents. She has remained an incredible mother and a disciplinarian at the same time.

Bose Ogulu Net Worth

Bose Ogulu has a net worth estimated to be between $1,000,000 and $3,000,000. As a manager and social media influencer.

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