Falz is a Nigerian music artist and celebrity who boasts a successful legal career and also banks as a songwriter, an actor and a television personality. Though a lawyer by profession, the singer has won more hearts on the mic more than in the law court.
In this profile article, we shall reveal to you Folarin Falana whom is popularly called Falz biography, his net worth, his education background and his musical careers.
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Falz Biography, Age, Family
Birth Name: Folarin Falana (Falz The Bahd Guy)
Born: October 27, 1990 (age 27) Lagos State, Nigeria
Genres: Afropop African hip hop Hip hop Rap
Occupation(s): Singer-Songwriter, Rapper, Actor, TV Presenter
Instruments: Vocals, rapping
Labels: Bahd Guys Records
Folarin Falana (Falz) was born into a family with an extensive law background on the 27th of October, 1990, in Lagos State, Nigeria. Although, he is an indigen of Ekiti State.
He is the only child of his parents. Falz’s father, Femi Falana is one of the top richest & best lawyers in Nigeria having one of the best law firms in Nigeria. Not only that, he is also a human rights activist while his Falz mother, Funmi Falana is also a lawyer and a women’s rights activist.
Falz is one Nigerian music artist who boasts a successful legal career and also banks as a songwriter, an actor, a comedian and a television personality. Though a lawyer by profession, the singer has won more hearts on the mic more than in the law court.
Unlike many singers who knew and believed from childhood that they were born to shine through music, Falz’s childhood dreams was not to become a singer.
However, things eventually changed while he was in secondary school, leading him to pick up music as a hobby. From developing himself on some aspects of music, He then started a music group called The School Boys with some of his school mates and friends. Not long after, precisely in 2009, Falz released his debut mixtape titled as Shakara.
Folarin Falana (Falz) attended the St Leo’s Catholic Primary School, In Ikeja, Lagos for his primary education and then Olashore International school, Osun state for his secondary education.
He studied Law at the University of Reading in the United Kingdom before he returned back to Nigeria to attend Nigerian Law School Abuja and called to bar in February 2012.
Falz Music, Albums And Awards.
Falz Music and Albums – Falz Songs List
- Waz Up Guy
- Cool Party
- 123 feat. Oyinkansola
- High Class
- Toyin Tomato
- Marry Me Feat. Yemi Alade & Poe
- Pound Cake feat. Chyn
- Ello Bae
- Karashika feat. Phyno & Chigul
- Celebrity Girlfriend Feat. Reekado Banks
- Soldier Feat. Simi
- Bahd Baddo Baddest feat. Olamide & Davido
- Wehdone Sir
- Baby Boy
- Soft Work
- Something Light feat. Ycee
- La Fete
- Next Fet. Medikal & Maleek Berry
- Child of the World
- This Is Nigeria
- Hypocrite feat. Demmie Vee
- Sweet Boy
- Jenifa’s Diary
- Couple of Days
- 10 Days in Sun City
- Merry Men: The Real Yoruba Demons
- New Money
- Chief Daddy
Awards & Nominations
Falz has won numerous award such as:
- Best Actor in a Comedy Movie/Series at 2016 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards
- Viewers Choice Best New International Act at 2016 BET Awards
- Album of the Year for ‘Stories That Touch’ at 2016 City People Entertainment Awards
- Best Afro Hip Hop Video for ‘Karashika’ at 9th Nigeria Music Video Awards (2016)
He has also got numerous nominations such as:
- Best Supporting Actor for the movie ‘New Money’ at Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (2018)
- Best Performer, Best Rap Album ’27’, Best Rap Single ‘Something Light’ at the Headies Award (2018)
- Best Rap Act of the Year, Best Album of the Year ‘Chemistry’ at 2017 Nigeria Entertainment Award.
- Alternative Artist of the Year at City People Music Award (2017).
Falz Net Worth
Folarin Falana (Falz) Net Worth is estimated as N150 Million as of 2021 according to Forbes.
Facts about Falz.
1. At the Headies 2015, Falz was nominated for the “Best Street Hop Artiste of The Year” category for his song Ella Bae.
2. The singer’s superlative role in Jenifa’s Diary (Funke Akindele’s TV series) earned him the “Best Actor in a Comedy Movie/Series” at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards in 2016.
3. At the 2016 BET Awards which took place in June 2016, Falz emerged the winner of the “Viewer’s Choice Best New International Act”.
4. The singer shares unique musical ties with popular Nigerian songwriter/singer Simisola Bolatito Ogunleye, popularly known as Simi. The pair has worked together on three songs which are Chemistry, Soldier, and Jamb Question.