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All About Nigerian Singer, Barry Jhay Biography, Father, Career, Songs, Net Worth

Barry Jhay (born February 13, 1993) is a talented Nigerian singer and songwriter. His real name is Oluwakayode Junior Balogun. He is the son of the famous legendary Fuji Artist, the Late Ayinde Barrister.

Early Life & Education

Barry Jhay was born on the 13th of February, 1993, in Ibadan, the capital city of Oyo State, to the family of renowned Fuji singer, Sikiru Ololade Ayinde Balogun aka Ayinde Barrister. Barry was born into a lineage of well-known Yoruba musicians as his grandfather I.K. Dairo is a well known Juju traditional artist and his father is credited for the invention of Fuji music. He hails from Oyo State, which falls in the southwestern part of Nigeria. He had his primary and secondary school education in Ibadan.


Due to his family’s love of music, Barry Jhay began his musical career at a very young age and quickly discovered his affinity for singing. Given that his father is the renowned artist Fuji, it was simple for him.

Barry Jhay made an investment in his passion after witnessing him release the classic song “Aiye,” which catapulted him to fame. Due to its high quality, the song received a lot of airplay.  Later, he released a number of singles and albums that brought him recognition and nominations. He is linked with Cash Nation Records, a rapidly expanding Nigerian record company.


Selected Discography

  • Aiye
  • Akoredele
  • As
  • Ashe She
  • Barry Back
  • D.I.A
  • Daddy
  • Don Pablo
  • Go Down
  • Ma So Pe
  • Melanin
  • Money
  • Normal Level
  • O Ga Ra
  • Olodo
  • Only You
  • Pa Mi
  • Superstar
  • Tomorrow
  • Under the Duvet

Net Worth

Barry Jhay has accumulated his wealth in the Nigerian music industry. Many sources have claimed that he has an estimated net worth of $200,000.


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