Ruger Biography, Net Worth in 2023 and Record Label

Ruger Biography and Net Worth
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This post contents information about one of Nigeria’s Fast rising talent,

In fact to a wide range of audience Ruger is already in the C-list category of celebrities in Nigeria,

He has a project to his credit, A strong label to promote his brand and he’s also talented,

At the end of this article you’ll know Ruger’s Biography, Net worth, Early life before the spotlight and his record Label,

So, Let’s move straight to the main purpose of this article.

Ruger Biography, Net Worth in 2023, Songs and Record Label

Michael Adebayo Popularly known as Ruger was born in 1999, professionally he is a Nigerian singer and songwriter,

The talented Ruger was born and brought up in Lagos state, Nigeria, The same place he drives his roots as a Yoruba boy,

He is representing the humble and respectable Adebayo family as the only son of the family.

With no atom of doubt Ruger is currently making his family proud with this music Thing,

While growing up as a kid Ruger came across different genres of music which made him develop a love for the art,

This wasn’t unusual because his family were music lovers and have been supportive,

According to Ruger a lot of people influenced his music and his music idols while growing up includes Bob Marley, Rihanna, Boyz II Men, Beyonce, R. Kelly and 2face.

Thus, he made up his mind to become a musician and his family supported him.

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Educational Background 

We all know education is an important element of every African child, especially if you want to do Music,

His parents made sure Ruger completed his basic education prior to signing any musical contract,

Before Ruger started music professionally he obtained his First School Leaving Certificate and West African School Certificate in Lagos, Nigeria,

He is currently an undergraduate student at a high ranking university in South West Nigeria.

Ruger Personal Life, Biography, Net Worth in 2023 and Record Label

Since we’re talking about the handsome Nigerian musician’s Personal life, It is worthy of notice that Ruger is a Christian believer,

Ruger is currently single, not married and has no Child, However, this is subject to change anytime,

Currently Ruger resides in Lagos State, he stays in an apartment courtesy of his label,

He also has at his disposal a nice car gifted to him by his label Boss D’Prince.

Professional Music Career

We can all agree that Ruger started getting massive Buzz on the 18th of January, 2020,

That was the date he was announced as the newly signed artist to D’Prince‘s Jonzing World Records,

Jonzing World is affiliated to Don Jazzy’s Mavin Records which also houses the likes of Rema, Crayon, LadiPeo, Ozedikus among others.

But one might be wondering who was Ruger before the Record deal,

Well while he was a teenager Ruger joined his church’s choir as a vocalist back then,

He was also a member of his school’s musical band,

All of these has helped him develop himself as a musician we all enjoy and cherish today.

During his interview with Afro Nation Ruger spoke about the Eyepatch he uses, His Debut E.P and the energy behind him,

You can watch the interview below;

Ruger Biography, Career, Music and Net Worth in 2023

Because of the passion and the influence his environment had on him,

Ruger started composing songs back from his high school days,

He used to perform them at his school’s events and local shows in Lagos.

During this time he was known as “Mikki Drey” which happens to be his former stage name,

After D’prince listened to couple of sounds by Ruger he fell in love with the boy, his sound and immediately started working with the young act.

D’Prince then started inviting Ruger over for sessions at his recording studio to improve on Ruger‘s sound and make him a better musician,

In 2020 the prolific manager and top artiste “D’Prince” finally signed him,

Making Ruger the second artiste D’Prince signed in the space of two years Following the Rema Announcement,

Though Rema was co-signed to Mavin Records owned by Don Jazzy,

Ruger‘s deals with D’Prince also has an affiliation with Sony Music West Africa and Columbia Records.

Two days after Ruger was signed he released his debut single on the 20th of January 2020,

The song was titled One Shirt featuring guest appearances from Jonzing World acts, Rema and D’Prince.

Ruger has a lot of potential and there’s high expectations on Him just like when Rema was unveiled,

In the next few years Rugar will surely be one of the most Exciting talents from Nigeria.

Ruger Estimated Net Worth in 2023

Ruger Biography and Net Worth
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As an upcoming musician in the Nigerian music industry the major source of income involves Getting a record deal, Streaming Royalties, Club appearance and brand gigs,

Ruger was signed to Jonzing World, a record label owned and managed by D’Prince,

Under the same imprint he released his debut E.p titled Pandemic which did a lot of numbers on the charts,

One of Ruger’s hit single titled Bounce has recorded over a Million views on YouTube alone,

From our findings the Jonzing World singer known as Ruger has an estimated net worth of ($) 100,000 United States Dollar which equals 41,093,000 Nigerian Naira.

Profile Summary

Full Name:

Michael Adebayo

Stage Name:

Ruger (Fmr. Mikki Drey)



Birth Place:

Lagos State

State Of Origin:

Lagos State






Singer • Songwriter

Record Label:

Jonzing World • Columbia • Sony Music



Net Worth:


What happened to Ruger eye?

Since he came into the limelight a lot of fans have been asking why does Ruger covers one of his eyes?

The question of weather Ruger has an eye problem or not has been trending ever since,

In the interview below Ruger reveals to the OAP’s at Max Fm that he covers one of his eyes to respect someone and he’s not Blind;

When He was asked who the person was, Ruger added by saying it’s personal to him and talking about it too much is like a disrespect to the person.

Social Media

In just a short time Ruger has gathered a large number of followers on his socials,

This is largely because of his unique branding and the support of his Label,

Ruger has a name for his fans on Social media and they’re known as the RU NATION.

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He’s an active user of the both Instagram and Twitter, you follow him on;

  • Twitter: @rugerofficial
  • Instagram: @rugerofficial

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