Rudeboy is the stage name for Paul Okoye of the now-disbanded Psquare music group. Rudeboy is one of the best singers in Nigeria at the moment. As of 2020, Rudeboy net worth is $15 million.
Paul began in St. Murumba secondary school, a small Catholic school in Jos, Plateau State Nigeria. Peter and Paul joined their school music and drama club where they began singing, dancing, and mimicking songs by MC Hammer, Bobby Brown and Michael Jackson.
They later formed an a cappella quartet called “MMMPP” (M Clef a.k.a. Itemoh, Michael, Melvin, Peter and Paul). Drawing inspiration from their music idol Michael Jackson, they began break dancing, formed the group called “Smooth Criminals” in 1997.
They dropped M Clef from the group “MMMPP” which later was changed to “MMPP”. Their artistic talent and precise dance routine soon made them household names in the city of Jos, where they performed at school functions and other occasions.
Later in 1999, Peter and Paul returned to music school to develop their skills on the keyboard, drums, bass and rhythm guitar. Their work includes the soundtracks for a number of films like Tobi, Mama Sunday, Moment of Bitterness and Evas River.
P Square Break up
P Square had a difference in opinion regarding what Peter perceived as a lopsidedness in individual input of songs which was getting featured on their joint albums with Paul getting a lion share of his songs selected.
This led to Peter refusing to do anything P-Square for weeks. Peter relocated taking his wife and kids from the mansion they both lived years and accommodated their extended family in.
A lawyer was also involved to help split their fortune as they were both involved in joint ventures over the years.
Rudeboy Net worth
Rudeboy net worth is estimated at $ 15 million. He is one of the richest musicians in Nigeria. He has had a successful solo career after Psquare. Releasing instant hit songs including; Reason with me, Audio money and others.
Rudeboy has a fleet of cars in his garage including; Range Rover, jeep, highlander and several others.