Naira Marley Biography

Azeez Adeshina Fashola, known professionally as Naira Marley, is a British-Nigerian singer and songwriter born on the 10th of May 1991 in Agege, Lagos.

Naira Marley is known as the president of his controversial fan base, “Marlins”. He is the father of Marlian Records; MOVES Recordings.

Naira Marley Biography
Real Name.Azeez Fashola
State NameNaira Marley
Date of Birth10 May 1991
Place of BirthAgege, Lagos
State of OriginOgun State
NationalityBritish and Nigerian
ParentsMr and Mrs Fashola
Source of WealthMusic and Endorsement
Record LabelMarlian Records
OccupationRapper, Singer, Songwriter
Net Worth₦1 billion

Naira Marley Biography

Azeez Adeshina Fashola, known professionally as Naira Marley, is a British-Nigerian singer and songwriter born on the 10th of May 1991 in Agege, Lagos State.

Naira Marley Early Life

The young artist was born on 10 May 1991, in Agege, Lagos State. He moved to Peckham in South London, UK at the age of 11.

Naira Marley Education

He studied at Porlock Hall before attending Walworth School, where he obtained his General Certificate of Secondary Education.

Naira Marley graduated with a distinction in business from Peckham Academy. He also studied business law at Crossways College (now Christ the King Sixth Form College)

Naira Marley Career

One year after deciding to pursue music, Naira Marley recorded and released his debut EP titled Gotta Dance in 2015. Before then, he had dropped his debut single, Marry Juana, featuring Max Twigz.

Until 2017, Naira Marley achieved the success that he had been dreaming of. The success came after he dropped Issa Goal, featuring Olamide and Lil Kesh.

In December 2017, The released Issa Goal became the choice street pop song in the country, receiving massive airplay on radio stations and the speakers of clubs across the country.

Issa Goal was used by the Super Eagles as their theme song at the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

How The Name “NAIRA MARLEY” Was Formed

Naira Marley draws his inspiration from the late Jamaican reggae sensation, Bob Marley. Bob Marley is globally known as a pioneer in Jamaican music and he is regarded as one of the greatest Jamaican music artists of all time.

naira marley house

He revealed that the inspiration behind the name ‘Naira Marley’ was obtained from Bob Marley. His love and admiration for Bob Marley were profound and evident that his appearance (dreadlocks) resembles that of the Late Jamaican music legend.

Naira Marley‘s Mother

Naira Marley Mother

The picture above is the photo of Naira Marley’s mother. The name of Naira Marley’s mom is Mrs Fashola. Mrs Fashola appeared in court when her son (Azeez Fashola) was charged to court by the EFCC for internet fraud (Yahoo Yahoo).

Naira Marley‘s Children

Naira marley son

During his trial in court, Naira Marley claimed to be the father of four children who are presently in the United Kingdom. Also, he testified that all his children are British citizens.

Naira Markey is a proud father of four kids. He has a beautiful set of twin daughters whose names are Aishat and Simiat. Also, he has a son whose name is Farouq Fashola (Jojo) from another woman.

Naira marley daughters

Naira Marley Songs

Below is a list of all Naira Marley songs. If you are a fan of Naira Marley, you may be familiar with some of the songs mentioned here:

  • Marry Juana.
  • Drummer Boy.
  • Fly Away.
  • Am I a Yahoo boy Ft Zlatan Ibile.
  • Issa Goal Feat. Olamide & Lil Kesh.
  • Issa Goal Remix Ft Simi, Falz, Olamide, Lil Kesh and Slimcase.
  • Outty.
  • Illuminati Feat. Zlatan Ibile.
  • Money on the Road.
  • Hang Wit Me.
  • Ko Si Werey.
  • Birthday.
  • Back2work.
  • +44.
  • Ermm.
  • Outty.
  • Rice & Beans.

Naira Marley Awards and Nominations

2020Soundcity MVP AwardsViewers’ Choice“Soapy”Won
2020Soundcity MVP AwardsSong of the Year“Soapy”Nominated
2020Soundcity MVP AwardsBest PopNaira MarleyNominated
2019City People Music AwardsArtiste of the Year (Male)Naira MarleyNominated
2019City People Music AwardsStreet Song of the Year“Soapy”Nominated

Naira Marley Religion

Naira Marley is a Muslim by birth. He was born into an Islamic home and this brought about his first name ‘Azeez’. Also, the names of his brothers and kids are all Muslim names.

Naira Marley House

Naira Marley’s new house at Lekki
Naira Marley’s new house at Lekki

Azeez Fashola known as Naira Marley has been said to have purchased his 5th house in Lekki in July 2020, so that is to say the Marlian Music boss currently has 5 houses across Lagos.

Naira Marley Cars

Naira Marley is reported to own a number of exotic cars due to his affluent social media lifestyle, one of the latest being a 2014 Bentley Continental currently the Crown jewel in his fleet.

Naira Marley cars
Naira Marley cars

Naira Marley Mercedes Benz

Naira Marley Mercedes Benz

Naira Marley with Toy Porsche

Naira Marley Bought Zlatan Ibile’s Girlfriend

Naira Marley Instagram

Naira Marley is an active user of Instagram where she connects and interacts with his millions of fans and followers. He has 6.5 million followers with the username @nairamarley.

Naira Marley Net Worth

Naira Marley’s net worth is estimated at one billion naira.



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