Simi is a popular Nigerian singer songwriter and show performer. In this article, I will explain all the necessary information that is needed to know about her including a biography, music career, husband, private life, net worth, and other important information about her.

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Full Name: Simisola Ogunleye Adekunle

Stage Name: Simi

Born: April 19, 1988

Birth Place: Lagos State

State Of Origin: Lagos State

Nationality: Nigerian

Parents: Not Available 

Height: N/A

Siblings: Not Available

Husband: Adekunle Gold

Occupation: Singer, Songwriter

Record Label: Not Available

Net Worth: $1 Million – $5Million


Simi Biography


Simi also known as Simisola, her real or full name is Simisola Ogunleye Adekunle, is a popular Nigerian singer, songwriter, and actress. She was born on April 19, 1988.


Simi is known for her amazing soulful voice and impactful lyrics, she gained popularity in the Nigerian music industry some years ago. Although she began with gospel music before she transitioned to mainstream music.


Simi came to the limelight with her debut album “Ogaju,” which was dropped in 2008. But, she later dropped her first EP in 2014 “Restless”; it was her entry into the Afrobeat and contemporary music world. From this incredible music album, there are several hit songs like “Jamb Question,” “Tiff,” and “Love Don’t Care.”


In 2017, Simi dropped a commercially successful album titled “Simisola,” which got positive reviews from millions of Nigerians. This album won numerous awards, like the Album of the Year at The Headies 2018. 


Aside from being a songwriter and singer she also ventured into acting, because she was featured in the Nollywood film “Mokalik” in 2019. 


At the moment, she is married to popular Nigerian musician Adekunle Gold, and they welcomed their first child in 2020. Adekunle Gold and Simi continue to be an important figure in the Nigerian entertainment scene.


Simi Career


Simi began her mainstream music career professionally in 2018 after she was signed to a popular Nigerian record label named X3M Music. 


Simi began to sing in church before beginning her professional career as a gospel singer with her debut album “Ogaju” in 2008. Even though she was popular at that moment, she did not get mainstream success.


In 2014, she changed from being a gospel music artist to a mainstream artist and she dropped her first EP “Restless”. Now she successfully came to the limelight in the Nigerian music industry. Hit songs like “Tiff” and “Jamb Question” gained popularity, showcasing her unique style.


She dropped the Simisola album in 2017, which propelled her to more heights of success. This album comes with tracks like “Smile For Me” and “Joromi”.


In June 2019, Simi started her record label named Studio Brat. She set up her record label immediately after a contract expired at her former record label, X3M Music.


Since she came into the limelight, Simi has featured several popular Nigerian musicians like her husband Adekunle Gold, Falz, and others.


Besides music, Simi starred in a popular Nollywood movie titled “Mokalik” in 2019. 


Just like her husband, Simi is known in the Nigerian music industry for her unique music style and impactful music lyrics which is why she is ahead of her counterpart in the Nigerian music scene.


Simi Private Life

Simisola Ogunleye Adekunle was born on April 19, 1988, she is a popular Nigerian singer and songwriter. She is one of the few Nigerian celebrities who kept their lifestyle from the general public.


Let us know that she got married in January 2019 to fellow Nigerian musician and songwriter Adekunle Gold in a private ceremony.


In 2020, Simi and Adekunle Gold welcomed their first child in 2020, a girl named Adejare. Simi shares glimpses of her family life on social media.


Simi Net Worth


At the moment, Simi’s net worth is about $1 Million – $5Million. Her major source of income is from streaming revenue, show performance, collaboration fees, and other related income for an average Nigerian musician. Aside from that she also has other business investments outside the entertainment industry.


Simi has been one of the most successful female artists in Nigeria over the years and is currently after numerous music hit songs, awards, and album releases. 


Simi is still in the entertainment business, so you should expect her network to increase in the future.