Barry Jhay Biography, Age, Early Life, Family, Education, Career And Net Worth

Barry Jhay

Oluwakayode Junior Balogun (popularly known as Barry Jhay) is an award-winning Nigerian singer and songwriter. Born to the family of the late legendary FUJI icon, Sikiru Ayinde Barrister, Barry Jhay started recording songs at the very early age of 5. In a chat with Showtime, he revealed how his father convinced him to take after his music legacy and the journey so far. The afro-beat singer, who is currently signed to Cash Nation Records came to the limelight after releasing the song, 'Aiye'. 'Aiye' has so far garnered more than 700,000 views on YouTube.
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Barry Jhay Profile

Before we continue, here's a quick rundown on Barry Jhay's profile and a few things you'd love to know about him:
Full name: Oluwakayode Junior Balogun
Nickname: Barry Jhay
Born: 13th February 1993
Age: 28 years (2021)
Nationality: Nigerian
Parents: Ayinde Barrister
Education: Nigeria
Relationship status: Single
Occupation: Recording artiste
Net worth

Oluwakayode Junior Balogun (Barry Jhay) Biography and Educational Background

Oluwakayode Junior Balogun was born on the 13th of February, 1993 in Ibadan, the capital of Oyo State, Nigeria. His father, Ayinde Barrister was also a very popular singer and songwriter, he was in fact, regarded as a pioneer of Fuji and Wéré music.
Barry Jhay

Barry Jhay had his primary and secondary education in Oyo State. In an interview with Vanguard, he revealed that he doesn't have a university certificate because he wanted to do music. He wanted to do nothing, other than music production and sound engineering.

Entertainment Career

Barry Jhay has been recording since the age of fine because of his Dad's career and the early exposure he had. He came to the limelight after releasing the song, 'Aiye' in 2018.

He has gone on to release other songs, including; 'Normal Level', 'Olodo', 'Don Pablo', 'D.I.A', 'Go Down' amongst others.

Awards and Recognition

Barry Jhay 2018 song, 'Aiye' earned him nominations for 'Best Street Hop Artist' and 'Best Street Artist' in the Headies Award. He was also nominated for the 'Most Promising Act of the Year' at the 2018 City Music Awards.
The singer is, however, the winner of the City People’s Best New Act of the Year 2018 Music Awards and Rookie of the Year at the Headies Award, 2019.

Social Media Handles

You can connect with Barry Jhay on:
Instagram @therealbarryjhay

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