Who would have thought that a lawyer could be so entertaining? But it is true. Falz is the new Nigerian cultural phenomenon that has taken social media by storm. He is a multi-talented and multi-functional person who has conquered the social media and PR industry.
Falz-a short wiki
Falz’s real name is Folarin Falana and he was born on 27 October 1990 in the Lagos State of Nigeria. Falz is the son of the famous Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana who is also a human rights activist, and barrister Funmi Falana.
Falz had been studying at the Olashore International School and formed the group called The School Boys along with his friend. He attended the University of Reading in England and did his tertiary level education in the law which he completed in 2011. In 2012, he got the license from the Nigerian Bar and this was at the end of his one-year compulsory program at the Nigerian Law School in Lagos. He also completed his NYSC at the Ministry of Justice in Lagos in the year 2013. He is Nigerian in nationality and ethnicity.
Falz and his career
He also has a record label called Bahd Guys and his stage name is Falz The Bahd Guy. He began music in 2009 and had released four albums. The first album was launched in 2014 and named Wazzup Guy. Its singles Marry me and Ello Bae had become famous. He collaborated with singer Simi and released an album called Stories That Touch, Chemistry EP. His 2017 project was called 27.
Falz also started making comedy skits and used to upload them on his social media pages and this went on to lead him into acting assignments. In the videos he uploads, he shows that he alter ego named Broda Taju is talking and he is from Ilawe-Ekiti, Ekiti State. This appears comical and people like his idea and voice acting.
Falz has appeared on TV series and has played the character of Segun Shege. He has won accolades for his portrayal and also awards came his way which included the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards in 2016, and also in 2018, he won the Best Supporting Actor award. He is an extremely creative person and is full of original ideas. An article in Urban Central read:
“Falz has managed to. Make a handful of songs address societal ills, vices, issues, and conscious trends with anecdotal essence, destined to resonate with the human mind.”
He makes videos on socially charged topics and people can relate to them. He raps in English, French, and Yoruba. His net worth is $ 200k.
Is Falz married? Any children?
Let us find out! Falz is not married and has no children. But he is in a relationship. He was rumored to be dating Simi but both have denied such a romantic relationship. Simi and Falz are just good friends and Simi praises Falz’s music and talent. She feels that he is smart and funny and has the ability to make a conducive and friendly working environment.
His girlfriend is reported to be Chidinma Ekile. He had posted a video of the two and he is seen kissing her. But beyond that, there has been no confirmation from both parties.
His body measurements are not known. He has a Twitter account with 521k followers. 3.5m people follow him on his Instagram.
Source: Pulse Nigeria, naija. Ng, constantive.com