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Johnny Drille Biography, Age, Early Life, Education, Career, Family, Personal Life, Facts, Trivia, Awards, Nominations, Songs, Albums, EP, Wife, Children, Net Worth, YouTube, Instagram

Johnny Drille Biography

Nigerian singer-songwriter John Ighodaro (born July 5, 1990) is better known by his stage name Johnny Drille. His publication of a cover of Di’Ja’s “Awww” thrust him into the public eye. He has a contract with Mavin Records right now.

Johnny Drille Biography
Johnny Drille Biography

Johnny Drille Profile Summary

Name John Ighodaro
Age 33 years old
Date of Birth 5 July 1990
Occupation Singer, Songwriter
State of origin Edo state
Net worth est. $500,000
Marital Status Single
Record Label Mavin Records

Johnny Drille’s Age

Nigeria is the nation of origin of Johnny Drille.

Johnny Drille’s Real Name

Johnny Drille's Real Name
Johnny Drille’s Real Name

John Ighodaro is the true name of Johnny Drille.

Johnny Drille’s Net Worth

Johnny Drille's Net Worth
Johnny Drille’s Net Worth

According to reports, Johnny Drille’s estimated net worth is $500,000. But I believe all is unable to independently confirm it.

Johnny Drille’s Early life and education

Johnny Drille Early life and education
Johnny Drille’s Early life and education

Jonathan Drille grew up in Edo State, Nigeria. His father is a school principal and clergyman. There are four siblings for him. At a young age, Drille began to sing in his father’s church. He studied English and literature at the University of Benin in Benin City.

Johnny Drille Career

Johnny Drille Career
Johnny Drille Career

In a church, Drille started his musical career. In 2013, he participated in the sixth season of Project Fame West Africa. When he performed a version of Di’Ja’s song “Awww” in 2015, Mavin CEO Don Jazzy took notice. Released in 2015, “Wait for Me” was his debut single. It received a 2016 Headies nomination for Best Alternative Song. He recorded “Start All Over” with Niniola, another competitor from season 6.

He inked a record contract with Mavin Records in February 2017. His debut album, “Before We Fall Asleep,” was released on September 3, 2021, under the Mavin Records label. It features fourteen tracks, including Ayra Starr, Ladipoe, the Lagos community choir, Don Jazzy, Chylde, Kwitte, Cilsoul, and the iconic afro R&B group, Styl Plus.

Johnny Drille Awards & Nomination

Johnny Drille Awards & Nomination
Johnny Drille Awards & Nomination

Johnny Drille is a nominee for multiple awards, such as the Soundcity MVP Award for Best New Artiste of the Year in 2018 and the Headies for Next Rated Artiste of the Year in 2017. In 2020, he took home the Headies trophy for Best Alternative Song of the Year.

  • Best Alternative Song, ‘Wait for Me’, The Headies 2016
  • Best Vocal Performance (Male) Romeo & Juliet, The Headies, 2018
  • Best R & B Single Romeo & Juliet, The Headies, 2018
  • Best Alternative Song Romeo & Juliet, The Headies, 2018
  • Next Rated, The Headies, 2018

Johnny Drille’s Personal Life

Johnny Drille's Personal life
Johnny Drille’s Personal Life

Regarding his private life, Johnny Drille is wed and has two children. He actively supports charitable causes and initiatives like the 2020 #EndSARS demonstrations.

Johnny Drille List of discs

Johnny Drille List of discs
Johnny Drille List of discs
Album

Before We Fall Asleep

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Songs

  • Wait for Me
  • Love Don’t Lie
  • My Beautiful Love
  • Start All Over (Featuring Niniola)
  • Romeo & Juliet
  • Halleluya (featuring Simi)
  • Awa Love
  • Forever
  • Shine
  • Finding Efe
  • Papa
  • Dear Future Wife
  • Count on You
  • Something Better
  • Mystery Girl
  • Bad Dancer
  • Loving Is Harder
  • How Are You (My Friend)

Who is Johnny Drille?

Nigerian singer-songwriter Johnny Drille hails from Edo State. Don Jazzy formed the Mavin Records label, which he is signed to. He was born John Ighodaro, and he was interested in music from a young age. His breakthrough single, “Wait for Me,” was published in 2016, which is when he first became well-known.

Which country is Johnny Drille from?

Nigerian singer-songwriter John Ighodaro (born July 5, 1990) is better known by his stage name Johnny Drille.

Is Johnny Drille from Edo State?

Nigerian singer-songwriter Johnny Drille hails from Edo State. Don Jazzy formed the Mavin Records label, which he is signed to. He was born John Ighodaro, and he was interested in music from a young age.

How did Johnny Drille get signed?

On Season 3 of the popular Nigerian made-for-TV music competition Project Fame, Johnny began his quest for perfection. The song “Wait For Me” marked the beginning of this new era after he joined Mavin Records in 2017.

Did Johnny Drille win project fame?

In a recent interview with reality TV personality Kim Oprah for Hip TV’s Trending program, Johnny Drilled revealed this. “Many people don’t know, but I was on Project Fame back in 2013,” he stated. I didn’t even place in the top 10, let alone win. However, it felt to me like the start of everything for all these

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