In this piece, we will be writing on Barry Jhay’s biography, one of the sons of Fuji music legend, Ayinde Barrister. Barry Jhay’s real name is Oluwakayode Junior Balogun. Reading through Barry Jhay’s biography, you will get learn why the hip-hop artist joined music when he initially didn’t want to. Also, in this piece, we will cover Barry Jhay’s net worth, age, and career.
Barry Jhay is a popular Nigerian Afro Fuji Pop singer, songwriter actor who came to limelight through his ‘Aiye’ song that address the way life is expected to be lived with harmony..
Oluwakayode Junior Balogun
Also known as
Barry, Omo Ayinde
13th February 1993 (age 27)
Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria
Cash Nation Entertainment
Barry Jhay Biography & Music Career
Barry Jhay with the real name Oluwakayode Junior Balogun was born in Ibadan in Oyo state, a state in the southwestern part of Nigeria predominantly occupied by the Yorubas. His real name is Oluwakayode Junior Balogun, but he is fondly called by his stage name, Barry Jhay.
Barry Jhay was born on 13th February 1993, he is 27-year-old as of 2020.
His father is the renowned Fuji singer, Sikiru Ololade Ayinde Balogun, simply known as Ayinde Balogun. Barry attended nursery and primary school but didn’t get up to the university level cause he was not able to understand any other thing aside from music production and sound engineering.
Barry Jhay Age
The Nigerian musician Oluwakayode Junior Balogun was born on 13th February 1993 in Ibadan Nigeria.
Barry Jhay Net Worth
Barry Jhay’s net worth is an estimated $250,000.
Barry Jhay Wife and Children
Based on research, Barry Jhay has no wife/ children.
Barry Jhay Awards
Barry Jhay is popular for “Aiye”, a hip-hop song he released in 2018 which earned him the nomination as “The Headies Award for Best Street-Hop Artiste”. He is currently signed to the Cash Nation Entertainment music label. He was nominated as the “Most Promising Act of the Year” at City People Music Award, 2018 and, “Best Street-Hop Artiste” at The Headies Award, 2019. However, Barry Jhay won the “Best New Act of the Year” at City People Music Awards, 2018 and “Rookie of The Year” at The Headies Award, 2019.
Barry Jhay has been recording music since the age of 5. In his early days, he would cry when his father tells him that he would become a musician. After his father passed away, Barry was forced to keep up his father’s legend cause he couldn’t let his father’s name fade.
However, Barry is a popular Nigerian musician. He has some singles and an album to his name. He released the album “Barry Back” on 28th February 2020 and it currently has more than 2 million streams on all music streaming platforms.