Rema is a Nigerian musician, rapper, and singer. He is famous for releasing the song “Dumebi” in 2015. In 2019, he later signed a record deal with Jonzing World, a subsidiary of Mavin Records. On February 2023, Rema received the Digital Artist of the Year award at the Soundcity MVP Awards which were held at the Eko Convention Centre in Lagos. Rema is in a relationship with his girlfriend, Diana Eneje.
Rema started his music career in churches with Alpha P. He released his debut EP “Rema” in 2019 after he signed a record deal with Jonzing World. His debut album “Rave & Roses” was released on 25th march 2022.
What is Rema’s Real Name?
Rema was born on 1st May 2000 in Benin City, Edo, Nigeria. Divine Ikubor is his real name. Divine is the oldest son of his parents. Sadly, his father and younger brother died, but he still takes good care of his mother. On 28 September 2020, Rema tweeted accusations against the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over the death of his father Justice Ikubor, who was a former chieftain of the party. He holds Nigerian ethnicity and belongs to the multiracial ethnicity. He is 22 years old as of 2022.
About his education, Rema grew up singing and rapping while he was in secondary school. He attended the Ighile Group of schools located in Edo State. He made it known to Twitter that he has gained admission to the university of Lagos to fulfill his mothers’ dream to get a degree.
How did Rema start his music career?
- Musician Rema began his music career in church with Alpha P. In the year 2018, he posted a viral freestyle on Instagram to D’Prince’s track “Gucci Gang”. He signed a record deal with D’Prince’s Jonzing World, a subsidiary of Mavin Records owned by record producer Don Jazzy, in 2019. In the same year, he released his self-titled debut EP “Rema”. He next released his two debuts EPs “Freestyle EP” and “Bad Commando” in 2019.
- On 21st May 2019, Jonzing World, and Mavins released the music video for “Dumebi”.
- On 25th March 2022, he released his debut album “Rave & Roses” which concluded 16 tracks. His single “Calm Down”, including a sample from fellow Nigerian artist Crayon’s track “So Fine”, then began charting five months after its official release. On August 26, 2022, he released a remix of his song “Calm Down” with Selena Gomez which debuted at number 91 on Billboard Hot 100.
- In May 2021, he announced he will be calling his sound “Afrorave”, a subgenre of Afrobeats with influences of Arabian and Indian music. On 7th November 2022, he received on stage an award during his London concert as his songs achieved 1 billion streams worldwide.
Rema Awards and Achievements
- Won Next Rated on 19th October 2019
- Nominated for Viewer’s Choice at the 13th edition of The Headies in 2019
- Received the Soundcity MVP Awards for the best new artist on 12th January 2020
- Was nominated as Best Viewers Choice: International Act at the 2020 BET Awards on 15th June 2020
- Won Soundcity MVP Awards in 2023
Who is Rema’s girlfriend?
Rema is in a happy relationship with his girlfriend, Diana Eneje. Diana is a Nigerian fashion model vlogger and social media personality. The duo is enjoying their present life a lot without any disturbances. They have been in a love relationship for many years and their love bond is going stronger with the passage of time. The rumors about the dating between Rema and Selena Gomez is false. Diana Chioma Eneje is the only girl, Rema is romantically involved with.
What is Rema’s net worth?
Rema is a musician, rapper, and singer who has earned huge fame in the music industry. His main source of wealth comes from the music industry and he is satisfied with his earnings. He also signed an endorsement deal with Monster Energy drink alongside Fireboy DML.
Rema has an estimated net worth of $1 million as of 2023. He 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. He is the brand ambassador of BMW. His GAC SUV 5.7 liter V8 was given to him after he won the next rated award during the 2019 Headies awards. He has also bought a Lexus Rx 350 2010 model for his mother. His hit songs, especially Dumebi, attracted a lot of companies and the company that got him to sign an endorsement deal with them happens to be the HP brand it appears that he is the first Nigerian to sign an endorsement deal with the brand. In September 2021, he was unveiled as a brand ambassador for the popular soft drink Pepsi alongside his label mate Ayra Starr. He is living a lavish lifestyle as of today.
How tall is Rema?
Rema is a handsome singer who has a black pair of eyes. He has braided black hair. He wears a shoe size of 8.5 US. He is fond of tattoos and he has also inked tattoos on his chest. His body type is athletic.
Rema stands at a tall height of 5 feet 9 inches and his well-maintained bodyweight consist of 60 Kg. He has a dark shiny complexion with a charming appearance.