Micheal Ebennazor aka Stormzy is a famous British rapper, musician and songwriter. He has got a lot of name and fame due to his hard work and talent. Apart from that he has gained a lot of attention on the UK underground music scene. His Wicked Skenman series of freestyles are on everyone’s lips He is also an expert at classic grime beats that are unique. This rapper has a distinctive style that no one can match up to. If you are his fan you will be curious to know more about his achievements and net worth. Here are more details regarding him:
Early Life and Bio
The real name of Stormzy is Michael Ebenazer Kwadjo Omari Owuo Jr. He was born on 26th July 1933 in Croydon, London. You will be surprised to know that his mother is Ghanaian. Micheal was brought up well by his mother in South Norwood, London. He also has one brother and two sister. During his childhood he was good in studies and completed his degree from Harris Academy South Norwood. After completing his studies he started working at the oil refinery for about two years. Once his planned changed he wanted to concentrate on his rapping skills. He is currently 28 years old.
Stormzy started rapping at the age of 11 as since his childhood he has great passion for it. There were a lot of old rappers at the local youth club and he competed with them. He garnered a lot of attention on the UK underground music scene. As he was getting fame due to free style and classic grimes he planned to release an album. His debut album Dreamers Disease was released in 2014. Stormzy got a chance to collaborate with rapper Chip and Shalo for the track “I’m Fine”.
They also appeared together in the video song that became very popular. Another single ‘’know me from’’ also entered UK singles Chart at number 49. In 2015 he got to release a final installment for “WickedSkengMan” freestyle series, “WickedSkengMan 4”. The songs were released on iTunes along with a studio version of ‘Shut Up’ freestyle. This track debuted at number 18 on the UK chart and became a big hit. His style of music is greatly inspired by Lethal Bizzle, Bruza, D Double E and Flirta D. There are many other singers including Frank Ocean and Lauryn Hill who have influenced him greatly.
The total net worth of Stormzy is estimated to be at $20 million. He is one of the richest artists in the UK and is listed at number 36. As he is earning well from his music he doesn’t fail to help people around him. Stormzy is funding ‘Stormzy Scholarship for Black UK Students’ at the University of Cambridge. This fund helps the students cover up their tuition and other costs.
Stormzy is not married yet but he has been in a strong relationship with TV and radio sensation Maya Jama. Sadly their relationship couldn’t last long as they broke up. He started dating Victoria’s secret model Yasmine Ayesha Khalifa. He is in love with her since the time he saw her.