Fireboy DML Biography


Adedamola Adefolahan (born 5 February 1996), known professionally as Fireboy DML, is a Nigerian singer, Songwriter, He is signed to the popular record label YBNL Nation, A record founded and owned by Nigerian rapper Olamide.

Fireboy DML released his first debut studio album ‘laughter, Tears and Goosebumps’ in the year 2019.

He won Listener’s Choice and was nominated for Song of the Year for “Jealous” at the 2020 Soundcity MVP Awards Festival.


Fireboy DML was born and brought up in Abeokuta, Ogun State in southwest Nigeria, he was born to the Yoruba family of Mr.and Mrs.Adefolahan on the 5th Of February 1996. Spending his formative years there alongside his parents and siblings. He is the only male child in his family. He is a native of Ogun State in the South West region, which makes him a Yoruba man.

Fireboy DML was a member of his local church choir. He developed an interest in music while studying at University. He studied the English Language at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ife.

Real Facts You Don’t Know About Fireboy DML

Real Name: Adedamola Adefolahan
Stage name: Fireboy DML
Date of birth: 5th February 1996 
State Of Origin: Ogun state 
Occupation: Musician, Songwriter
Nationality: Nigeria
Award: Song of the year for ‘jealous ‘ MVP awards 2020
Primary School: Top private primary school in Abeokuta Secondary School: Top Private Secondary school in AbeokutaUniversity: Obafemi Awolowo University, Ife.

Record Label: YBNL nation


Fireboy DML went to his elementary and secondary school education at top private schools in Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria.

He passed out of high school in 2012 with good grades in his Senior Secondary School Certificate Examinations, he applied for admission at the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife.

The institution offered him admission, and he graduated with excellent grades after four years of studying the English Language.


Fireboy DML‘s journey into music deepened as an undergraduate at Obafemi Awolowo University. He began spending more time writing songs, which he recorded in a studio around the school’s campus.Fireboy DML‘s success as an artist was sealed when he became acquainted with YBNL Records’ boss Olamide. The older artiste, who was impressed by his sound and songwriting ability, decided to sign him under YBNL Records.

FireBoy DML Net Worth

With so many achievements so far in FireBoy DML’s career coupled with a recent deal with international record label Empire.

There is no doubt whatsoever that Fireboy DML is one of the country’s leading artists. Attaining this status means he has a steady but significant income stream from his music exploits.

Thus, Fireboy DML is estimated to have a net worth of US$3 million to US$7 million.

Nwede Chinedu Mishach Popularly known as Rechibee is a Nigerian Content Editor and an Entertainment reporter at Wakadaily. He is a passionate journalist with a core interest in Special reports, Biography, and music journalism.

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