Paul Okoye, also recognized by his stage name as Rude Boy is a Nigerian musician, songwriter, dancer, and performer. He was previously in a group with his twin brother Peter Okoye aka Mr. P and commonly were known as Psquare before they chose to call it quits to continuing their individual solo careers. This piece is about Rudeboy’s biography, career, and other things you may not have comprehended about him.
Paul Okoye was born on the 18th of November, 1981, and hails from Ifite, Dunu area of Anambra State of Nigeria. He attended the St. Murrumba secondary school in Jos, Nigeria, and then later progressed to the University of Abuja to read Business Administration. While he was studying at the university, he got involved with a lady named Anita Isama, a lady he later got wedded to and they both have 3 children mutually.
Paul Okoye or Rudeboy has prospered well in the music scene with his twin brother. They began off as an Acapella group drawing motivation from Michael Jackson’s dancing moves which they improved and ultimately got bookings for their shows around Jos, Nigeria.
Psquare owned their maiden album titled ‘Last Nite’ and this was sponsored was by a tobacco-producing company and this seized them a KORA Awards nomination; they went on to release an extra album titled ‘ Get Squared’ in 2005 under the Squared Records label, which has the song‘ Busy Body’. This song was a mega-hit in and out of the nation and earned a lot of popularity.
Exactly, two years later, they released a yet different smashing album titled ‘Game Over’ and this was their most immeasurable selling album with approximately 8 million copies marketed. In this album were starred big worldwide American musicians like Akon in ‘Chop my Money’, Rick Ross in ‘Onyinye’ and T.I in “Ejeajo’ hits. Notably, they delivered other albums including, ‘Danger’ in 2009, and in 2011 they released ‘The Invasion’, and then in 2014 they delivered ‘Double trouble’. Nevertheless, since breaking with his brother, Peter Okoye, he has fairly delivered fascinating singles to his star.
Paul became married to Anita ( Nee Isama) in 2014 and the union is absolved with three children. The Kids’ names are Andre, Nadia, and Nathan.
AWARDS AND NOMINATIONS
Paul Okoye or Rude Boy collected so many awards and nominations throughout his time with Squared Records which include The Headies, City Magazine 9th Awards Show, Nigeria Music Awards, Channel O Music Video Awards, KORA Awards, BET Awards, Ghana Music Awards MTV Europe Music Awards, Soul Train Music Awards. Nevertheless, as a solo artist, he is yet to gain any awards to his name.
Paul Okoye aka Rude Boy beside his twin bro Peter Mr. P Okoye were both Globacom Telecommunication ambassadors with customized vehicles to their names. He was likewise the Olympic Milk ambassador with his brother, amidst other mouthwatering advertisement contracts. Nevertheless, as a solo artist, he has not yet endorsed as at the time of writing this piece.
PAUL OKOYE NET WORTH
Before the separating of the group Paul Okoye (Rude Boy) and his brother Peter Okoye (Mr. P) were both worth 150 million dollars which secured them the richest Nigerian artistes but, though, upon parting their assets and properties as a solo artist, Paul Okoye (Rude Boy) is worth 10 million dollars and perpetually still one of the richest Nigerian musicians. Some of his vehicles include a Mercedes Benz, Wrangler, BMW X6, and a Range Rover. He additionally has a palace in Atlanta, Georgia, the USA which is close to that of his twin brother and more so, some additional real estate investments in Nigeria to his name.
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