Favi Biography: Age, Career, Spouse, Family, Net Worth
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Profiling FaviA Quick Glance At Favi
|Full Names||Favour Chinedu Chukwuedu Ikemefuna
|Date Of Birth||3rd May, 1999|
|Age||31 Years Old|
|State of Origin||Delta State, Nigeria
|Occupation||Rapper • Songwriter
|Academics||University Of Benin|
|Net Worth||$90,000 –$150,000
Favi whose real name is Favour Chinedu Chikwuedu Ikemefuna (born on May 3, 1999) is Nigeria’s fastest-growing Afroswing artist. Professionally known by his nickname, Favi, the young musician wears many hats as a performer, singer, and rapper.
With a hit album and solo tracks to his credit, Favihas won the hearts of a lot of Nigerians through his unique vocals and musical talent.
The Lagos-born singer is getting attention both on and off social media because of his captivating lyrics and verses.
Favi belongs to the Gen Z generation as he was born on May 3, 1999, just a few weeks prior to the inauguration of Fourth Republic and the inauguration of former President Chief Olusegun Obasanjo.
He was born to his Southern Nigerian family of Mr. Nicholas Chukwudi Ikemefuna and Mrs. Uche Emelda Ikemefuna. After his birth, at an event that was joyful and well-attended by family members as well as friends and well-wishers, the baby was named Favour Chinedu Chikwuedu Ikemefuna. The name Chinedu is a reference to the god of heaven. Chinedumeans, ” God Leads” in his dialect.
An indigene from Delta State, in the South-South geopolitical area, Favihails from the Igbo tribe and is well-versed in the tradition and culture of his people, because his parents were sure that this was the case.
He was raised in the thriving city of Lagos and spent his youth and teens in a home that preached Godly living and dedication to work. Mrs. and Mr. Ikemefunaensured their son that they instilled good morals and a steadfast attitude in their son, in order to prepare him to become an honest and responsible person.
The lessons learned during growing up have helped Favito to pursue his musical ambitions later in life.
As a resident of Lagos State, Favi went to high-end privately-run schools within the Ba Riga area for his primary and secondary schooling.
The reason is that his parents were incredibly hardworking in providing him with the best education. They also backed his dream of attending a university.
Following four years of studying and a bachelor’s degree, he graduated from the highly regarded the University Of Benin in Edo State.
How old is Favi? He was born on the 3rd of May 1999, he is 23 years old as of October 2022.
The mid-2000s and early 2000s were the time Favibeing was introduced to the vibrant and growing Nigerian musical scene, as he grew from adolescence to babyhood. Being in Lagos allowed him to try different genres of music that ranged from Hip-hop to R&B, Soul, and Highlife to Afrobeats.
From watching TV or listening to the radio his ears were constantly full of the latest music in the US and the Western world. He also developed an interest in hip-hop which he was listening to more frequently. So, when trap music saw a surge across the globe, he was in the genre and embraced the music genre.
In contrast to many of his peers, Faviwasn’t content with listening to just songs from other musicians. His passion for music he had was so strong that he was inspired to compose his own songs. Armed with a pen and notepad, Favi spent a considerable portion of his time as a teenager, writing songs for rap. Favi began by performing these songs in the privacy of his bedroom before the transition to freestyling with his classmates and friends as well as performing at concerts and shows on campus.
While a student He was a frequent visitor to music studios on the UNIBEN campus and quickly earned a name as a skilled rapper. In the process of honoring his rapping skills and songwriting throughout the day, Favibegan made his own tracks. But he wasn’t happy about the work because the music he wrote was something he wanted to do better, and he chose not to advertise his singles.
In search of more and his peers, he made his first official song in the studio of the A-list engineer and studio owner, Spyritmyx. With a focus on the UNIBEN crowd, Favipromoted the song extensively in no time it became the top song of students on the campus. So, it was no surprise that the song grew beyond the university campus and landed on the street corners of Benin City, where he received praise from the citizens of Benin City.
Working with musicians, The Pride Of The South and Hullo, Favi released the collaboration album, Family Business in the month of December 2021. Since the release of the music project, which is a 3 track EP has received a lot of attention throughout the nation, particularly in Lagos. It has received good airplay on top radio stations, the project has widened Favi‘s fans since more and more people are aware of his amazing artistic talents.
In the wake of the success of the Family Business, Favi has been granted and honored a number of invitations to perform at events all over the country. The EP also has established the path for the young artist to develop in the music industry with a number of projects scheduled to be released in the near future.
As with all artists, Favi has role models He has also listed the likes of Juls, Lil Wayne, Ycee, Drake, Royce da 5’9, and many more to be the artists he admires.
- Flexxx RE-UP (featuring Vince The Name & Reezy)
- Standard (featuring Hullo)
- Vibes and Vices EP
- Family Business EP
Faviturned 23 years old on May 3rd His family members and friends hosted an event to celebrate his birthday. The rapper lives in a comfortable living space located in Lagos State and is seen often throughout Benin City. He’s not a big fan of driving a car at present since he believes it’s too risky for him. When the time for owning one comes the time, he’ll buy one.
Despite the hectic agenda, even with his busy schedule, Faviensures is devoted to his family members, since Faviensures are his mainstay. Four siblings are his: Mercy Ikemefuna, Nora Ikemefuna, Miracle Ikemefuna, and Divine-Success Ikemefuna.
The 5ft 11inches tall artist, Favi has kept his relationships private because he doesn’t want things pertaining to his private life to be made public. A beautiful man, by any standard, Faviadmires both his female and male admirers. The talented singer is light in his complexion and has the dreadlocks style.
He is currently directed through Pride Of The South ( Williams Jnr) as an A&R and talent manager. He is associated with the imprint of music, FINEDOPE, which he created using his own funds. Moreso, Favihas an intense fascination with real estate and plans to invest in this sector later on in his life.
As a musician who is gaining popularity in Nigeria, Favihas built himself a steady income stream through his intellectual property. The estimate is of him possessing an estimated net worth of between US$90,000 to US$150,000.
Social media has in doubt contributed to the growth of Favi in the industry in terms of -but not limited to content distribution and building his fanbase.
He currently boasts over 10.4k followers on Instagram.
- Instagram handle – @only1favi
- Twitter handle – @only1favi