Udoka Chigozie Oku (born July 29, 1992), better addressed by his stage name Selebobo, is a Nigerian record producer, singer, and songwriter.
Formerly signed to Made Men Music Group, Selebobo is most known for his singles, “Yoyo‘, “Selfie‘, and “Waka Waka“.
|Wiki Facts & About Data|
|Full Name:||Udoka Chigozie Oku|
|Born:||29 July 1992 (age 29 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||Enugu, Nigeria|
|State Of Origin:||Enugu State|
|Wife • Spouse:||Not Married|
|Girlfriend • Partner:||N/A|
|Occupation:||Record Producer • Musician|
|Net Worth:||US$2 million|
Selebobo was born to parents of Igbo descent in Enugu State, Nigeria. He is the eleventh child in a family of twelve children. He was born on the 29th of July in 1992.
One of his brothers, Okechukwu Oku, is a famous director. His father, Goddy Oku, was a guitarist in the 70s.
As a result, he was taught many instruments, including the guitar, and was rooted in music. He started to produce music on his tiny DJX YAMAHA keyboard at the age of twelve.
Selebobo completed his primary and secondary school in Enugu State before proceeding to the Nnamdi Azikiwe University in Awka, where he got a Bachelor’s degree in Fine and Applied Arts.
Selebobo came into the spotlight as a production specialist with many hit singles such as “Orobo Baby,” “Odeshi,” “Yoyo,” and many more. He is currently signed to the Made Men Music Group record label, which also houses Tekno and other artists.
Another very creative production of his is Yemi Alade’s hit single “Johnny,” which brought Yemi Alade to the spotlight while officially expanding his music production career as he became the personal producer of Yemi Alade’s songs. He was also the producer of Flavour’s hit single “Ada Ada” and Iyanya’s hit music track “Mr. Oreo.”
On the 29th of May in 2014, he produced yet another hit music track called “The Evolution,” which was made under his record label “Made Men Music Group,” alias TrippleMG. However, the success of Yemi Alade‘s hit single “Johnny” was a significant boost to his music career as it received well over 1 million views in its first month on Youtube and has so far recorded over 96 million views online.
He became very popular and relocated from Enugu to Lagos State, where he sought to pursue greater heights, especially under his record label.
In an interview with a famous media house, he stated that Don Jazzy had influenced him to push forward towards becoming a better music producer. Today, he has received nominations and won several awards in the Entertainment Industry.
Selebobo‘s marital status is not known. He is a young, talented singer believed to be in a relationship, which he doesn’t flaunt on social media.
He hasn’t revealed his girlfriend or married wife on the media space. Many believes he is not married since there is no trace to it.
Awards & Nominations
During the course of his music career, Selebobo has won and been nominated for various awards. These awards include;
- The Best Collaboration of the Year Award
- The Best Producer at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards
- Best Pop Artist at Nigeria
- Entertainment Awards
- Best New Act to Watch at Nigeria
- Entertainment Awards
- Best Artiste of the Year at the City
- People Entertainment Awards.
Selebobo is currently one of the wealthiest and most influential artists in the Nigerian music industry, with an estimated net worth of US$2 million.
Solebobo‘s album includes the following:
- Lose Control
- Yoyo Remix
- Waka Waka
- I Don’t Care
- Miracle Girl
- Gon Gon
- Oga Thomas
- Oroma Baby
- Shi Shi
- Wait and Take
- 4get Your Level
- No Letting Go
- Baby Sup