Azeez Fashola (Naira Marley) Net Worth in 2020: After the EFCC arrest of Nigerian Celebrity singer and songwriter (Musician), his fame has reached the rooftop. Following his influence in the Nigerian Music industry, we have decided to write a detailed summary of who Naira Marley is, how much he is worth and even more personal information.
Who is Naira Marley?
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Azeez Fashola, popularly known by the stage name “Naira Marley” was born in Agege, Lagos, Nigeria on 10th May 1991. He later relocated to Peckham, South London at the age of 11.
The Nigerian singer/songwriter never wanted to be a music artist, however, he wanted to be an MC and Voice Over artist, but later in 2014 realized his musical potential after he had settled on a choice to assist his MC companions in Peckham to deal with their rap vocations.
Naira Marley unraveled his singing ability in a session while he was asked by his companion to sing on a beat. After that, he decided to explore his potentials and release his possibilities in 2014.
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He claimed to have been paying for his friends’ studio tracks because he thought they were talented until he decided to try his luck and found out he had something in him. He went ahead to do a solo track titled “Marry Juana” featuring Max Twigz and his single was everywhere in the streets of the UK.
The Nigerian Singer claims that his name “Naira Marley” was inspired by the reggae legend Bob Marley.
On May 10th, 2019 being Naira Marley’s birthday, he was arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). He was arrested alongside his friends Zlatan Ibile, Guccy Branch, Rahman Jago and one other.
The arrest was for cybercrime and he was slammed with 11- count charges, hence found guilty may be jailed for 7 years.
On his first court appearance on 20, May 2019, his lawyer was absent.
Naira Marley Net Worth
Naira Marley’s net worth is estimated to be $600,000. After his arrest by EFCC, his music career has been taken to the next level. Naira Marly fans are referred to as Marlians.
|Birth Name||Azeez Fashola|
|Stage Name||Naira Marley|
|Place of Birth||Agege, Lagos, Nigeria|
|Date of Birth||10th, May 1991|
Naira Marley Personal Life
Naira Marley is known not to be married but has 2 children who are twins. His children’s names are Aishata and Simiat. This was revealed by him on their birthday 8 September 2019 So much information about Naira Marley’s personal life and Family is not known.
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Other Facts About Naira Marly
- He has dual citizenship as both Nigerian and British.
- In 2017, his track “Issa Goal” was the biggest street song.
- He used to be the head street gangster in a street in London.
- Naira Marley was declared wanted in the UK In 2014.
- Coca-Cola bought his hit single “Issa Goal” as the official song for the super eagles in the 2018 World Cup.
- Naira Marley has been arrested 124 times. (He might be the most arrested Nigerian alive).
- He is Zlatan’s closest friend.
- His fans are called Marlians.
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