Simi, whose full name is Simisola Bolatito Kosoko, is a popular Nigerian singer, songwriter, and actress. She gained fame for her unique music style that blends rhythm & blues, soul, and hip-hop. Born on April 19, 1988, in Ojuelegba, Lagos State, she started her career as a gospel singer and later ventured into mainstream music. Simi’s talent and dedication have earned her numerous accolades and a significant net worth of $2 million. Apart from her musical success, she is also a skilled actress. Simi is happily married to fellow musician Adekunle Gold, and together they have a lovely daughter named Adejare.
Simi Early Life and Education:
Simi was born and raised in the vibrant neighborhood of Ojuelegba, Lagos. She is the youngest of four siblings. At the age of nine, her parents divorced, which marked a significant event in her early life. Growing up, Simi described herself as a tomboy. She attended Stars International College in Ikorodu for her secondary education and later pursued a degree in mass communication at Covenant University.
Simi Career and Rise to Fame:
Simi embarked on her music journey as a gospel singer and released her debut studio album titled “Ogaju” in 2008. However, she gained mainstream recognition in 2014 with the release of her hit single “Tiff,” which earned her a nomination for the 2015 Best Alternative Song at The Headies awards. Subsequently, she signed with X3M Music, releasing her second studio album, “Simisola,” in 2017. Her musical prowess and collaboration with artists like Falz further solidified her position in the Nigerian music industry.