Rema is an award-winning young superstar who has already achieved a tremendous level of success in the music industry within a short period, since his rise to fame with the song “iron man”.
Rema who has a net worth of $1 million, has been Marvin’s lead singer [male] for quite a while now. Rema is a rap star, a songwriter, and a show killer. Just invite him to perform at your show and trust me he will shut it down with his charisma, energy, and attitude which endears him to his fans.
Rema has acquired a lot of fan base in recent years, he has been nominated for several awards, even winning some of these awards. With all this fame, I am sure you are curious to know just how much this talented superstar is worth at just 21 years of age, read on to see what we have covered regarding the life, career, and net worth of Rema.
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Rema Profile Overview
If you’re on this page, probably you want to know more about Rema so this is the right place to be. This is a comprehensive and detailed biography you’ll need to learn more about the life history of Rema.
|Full Name||Divine Ikubor|
|Birth Place||Benin City, Edo state|
|Date Of Birth||May 1, 2000|
|Profession||Rapper, Model, Song Writer|
|Net Worth||$1.3 million|
Divine Ikubor popularly known as Rema was born in Benin City, Edo State on the 1st of May 2000. As a teenager, Rema lost his father and older brother to the cold hands of death, leaving him, his mother, and sister to survive on their own. It wasn’t rosy at all for them.
They had to work extra hard to eat and meet ends needs. This was why Rema decided to give music a chance and see how far he can take his talent. After his secondary education, Rema decided to go into music full time.
Rema Music Career
Rema began singing while in his late teens. For years, he kept recording low-quality songs that didn’t attract the attention of the public, but he didn’t allow that to deter him rather he kept maintaining a positive attitude until his Breakthrough came.
His music career took a positive turn when he did a cover of “Gucci Gang”, a song that was sung by Jonzing world CEO D’Prince who is also part of the Mavin records.
D’Prince got to love Rema’s cover and became convinced that Rema was indeed a young teenager full of amazing talents as far as music was concerned. He immediately signed him into his record label and after some time he introduced the young superstar to his elder brother and CEO of Mavins records Don Jazzy.
Don jazzy finally signed Rema into his Mavins record label and since then, he has never regretted signing him. In 2019, Rema released his debut album titled “Rema” which ranked number one on apple music in Nigeria.
His hit track “Iron Man” was included also in the USA summer playlist and he also had the past president of the USA Barack Obama as one of his biggest fans.
Following the release of the hit song was a release of his first EP which comprised of smash hit songs like “Corny” and “Dumebi” which were mostly played on various radio stations and music channels like MTV Base.
It was just too fast for such a young artist who was barely a year old in the music industry. Virtually all the songs in his EP were among the top 10 charts for up to 90 days.
Among other songs released by Rema was Bad Commando, Lady, Trap Out The Submarine, and also Rewind. He later released a remix of his initial album “Rema Remix” which also contained other hit singles such as Ginger me, Beamer, Fame, Alien, Woman.
Apart from music, Rema also has other side hustles in the Entertainment industry. He is also a model who has been featured in adverts and magazines and a brand ambassador for multiple brands across the world.
Rema Gossips & Controversies
There have been some controversies regarding the death of Rema’s father and also his having a twin. Following the death of his father Justice Ikurbo, and his elder brother.
Rema used Twitter to call out the People Democratic Party for having a hand in his father’s death.
Although it’s not big news Rema is a Man-U fan and a twin.
Regarding him having a twin, He once posted a pic of his “twin sister”. He tagged a lady that looked just like him his twin sister. Rema is not a twin. He even had to meet up with the girl and post a picture of him and her to clear the air.
Rema Cars & Houses
Like every other artiste on board, Rema has a strong affinity for flashy and luxurious cars, below is a list of his cars and the brand ambassador of BMW.
Rema has been very fortunate since he stepped into the spotlight, most of the flashy cars he owns were given to him as part of the prize he won from various awards.
His GAC SUV 5.7 liter V8 was given to him after he won the next rated award during the 2019 Headies awards.
The BMW Beamer was given to him as an honorary award from the BMW Club of Nigeria for promoting the brand through his song “Beamer” (Bad Boys). He was given a grand reception at EKO Atlantic Hotel in Lagos.
He also bought a Lexus Rx 350 2010 model for his mother.
Rema tries to keep a low profile especially when it has to do with his personal life. But he once did show off his Lekki Mansion last year during a live Instagram session with his fans.
Rema Awards and Nominations
Within three years he has been in the spotlight, Rema has won many accolades, awards, and nominations for his lovely songs.
Rema won the Next Rated award in the 2019 Headies Awards. He was also among the nominees for the Viewer’s Choice at the Headies Awards 13th edition.
He won the Soundcity MVP award for Best New Artist. Rema was also nominated for the Best Viewer’s Choice: International Act on Bet Awards. He was also among the nominees for BET Awards along with music icons, Burna Boy and Wizkid.
Rema Endorsement Deals
Rema’s hit songs, especially Dumebi, attracted a lot of company and the company that got him to sign an endorsement deal with them happens to be the HP brand and it appears that he is the first Nigerian to sign an endorsement deal with the brand.
Rema also signed and an endorsement deal with Monster Energy drink alongside Fireboy DML.
Rema Net Worth
Rema, having burst unto the scene has not shown any signs of slowing down. He keeps firing on amazing tracks which keep placing him in the spotlight.
Coupled with the number of streams and endorsement deals he has signed; Rema has made a fortune for himself. He is one of the youngest richest musicians in Nigeria and Africa with a net worth of $1.3 million.