Johnny Drille Biography: Age, Career, Spouse, Family, Net Worth
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John Ighodaro, professionally known as Johnny Drille, is a Nigerian musician and singer. His name was brought to the forefront after he debuted an original cover version song “Awww” by Di’Ja. He is currently under contract with Mavin Records.
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|Full Names||John Ighodaro
|Stage Name||Johnny Drille
|Date Of Birth||5 July 1990|
|Age||32 Years Old|
|State of Origin||Edo State, Nigeria
|Occupation||Singer • Songwriter
|Academics||University Of Benin|
John Ighodaro (born on July 5 in 1990) was known as Johnny Drille. popularly known as Johnny Drille, is a gifted artist, singer record producer, as well as a sound engineer.
The Nigerian-born musician came to the spotlight after signing by Mavin Records and was paired with the release of his debut single, Wait For Me in the year 2015.
The song was a huge success and it made Johnny Drille the number-one choice of fans of Alternative Music in Nigeria.
As a contestant in the 6th edition of Project Fame West Africa, Johnny Drille released his debut album on the 3rd of September in 2021.
Johnny Drille was born to Edo’s parents the late Mr. and Mrs. Ighodaro, on the 5th of July 1995. Born in the city of Benin, an ancient one of Benin He as well as his siblings were brought up at home by the parents of their children. He has four siblings.
Ighodaros is an Christian family, which means that Johnny Drille grew in a home filled with faith and a love for God. His father was a pastor, was the school’s principal prior to retirement. He was a regular attender at church and was a regular participant with the church’s choir. As an chorister, he was taught how to compose great music, from writing the music’s lyrics to performing in front of the crowd.
A vocalist with incredible talent, Johnny Drille was able to decide early in his life that he would like to pursue a career in music. He was fascinated by guitar, and began to learn how to play it. While at university, he composed songs and record using the assistance of his friend the sound editor.
Johnny Drille attended the top private schools in Benin for his primary and secondary schooling.
He attended the Benin’s University Of Benin and was awarded an honors degree in English as well as Literature.
2013 was the year that Johnny Drille auditioned for the sixth season of Project Fame West Africa. The judges were impressed at the regional level by his performance, and the show offered him a place in the show’s house. But, unfortunately, the show didn’t go through to the finale of the competition.
in 2015 Johnny Drille did a cover of the song Awww by Di’ja. It was a hit and caught the attention of the top music industry executive, Don Jazzy. Don Jazzy approached Johnny Drille, and they started working together to perfect his style. In the end, the rapper released his first single, Wait For Me in the year 2015.
Then, he joined his female co-worker, Niniola, and recorded the track, “Start Over. This was in 2016. Then, in 2017, the singer released the top-charting song, Romeo and Juliet which helped Johnny Drille‘s fame grow across the globe. The song which is an ode to love, gained many fans and was the number-one song for lovers across the nation.
Johnny Drille collaborated with Simi for the recording of the single Hallelujah which had the same success as Romeo and Juliet. The single was released in 2018.
After a long period of working, Johnny Drille released his debut album, Before We Fall asleep on September 3rd, 2021. Although it’s only been a couple of weeks since the album’s debut the album has already been a commercial hit and has been receiving massive broadcasts on radio stations as well as television stations across the country and collecting thousands of streams online.
- Before We Fall Asleep
- Wait For Me
- Romeo and Juliet
- My Beautiful Love
- Dear Future Wife
- Something Better
- Finding Efe
The 32-year-old Johnny Drille resides in a furnished home situated in Lekki, Lagos. He is single, with no wife or girlfriend, and has broken up from an affair that was serious a while time ago.
He has had a fantastic collaboration over the years with artists such as Simi, Ayra Starr, Don Jazzy, Ladipoe, Styl Plus, Niniola, London, and a plethora of other artists.
Johnny Drille is signed to Mavin Records alongside Rema, Boy Spyce, Ladipoe, Ruger, Ayra Starr, Magixx, Korede Bello, and Crayon.
Johnny Drille has been nominated for numerous music awards throughout the nation in recognition of the dedication that he does to his craft.
Johnny Drille is performing well financially as well as his income is expected to grow due to the recent album release.
His estimated net worth of $500,000 to $700,000.
Johnny Drille has a solid social media presence, as he leverages social media to connect with millions of his fans.
He has over 549k followers on Instagram, over 1.1 million followers on Facebook.
- Instagram handle – @johnnydrille
- Twitter handle – @Johnnydrille
- Facebook handle – Johnny Drille