Falz Biography, Career, Relationship, Net Worth & Age

Falz, born Folarin Falana, is a popular Afropop and hip-hop songwriter, rapper, and Nollywood actor. He was born and raised in Lagos. He was born on October 27, 1990, and he is 32 years old.

Profile Summary

Birth Name

Folarin Falana


Falz the Bahd Guy

Date of Birth

27 October 1990



Record Label

Bahd Guys Records




Songwriter, rapper, actor



Net Worth

$3 million – $5 million



Year Active

2009 till date

Falz Biography 

Folarin Falana, better known by his stage name Falz, is a multi-talented artist from Nigeria who has made a big impact in the music and film industries. He was born on October 27, 1990, in the Mushin area of Lagos and comes from a family of prominent human rights activists and lawyers.

Falz’s father, Femi Falana, is a well-known lawyer and human rights activist, while his mother, Funmi Falana, is also a lawyer and human rights activist who has been on the forefront fighting for the rights of women and children.

Falz had a passion for music from an early age, and he started nurturing his talent while still in high school when he formed a group called “The School Boys” with his friends. He later went on to study law at the University of Reading in England and was called to the bar in 2012 after graduating from the Nigerian Law School in Abuja.

Despite his legal background, Falz never lost his love for music and continued to pursue his passion.

Falz Biography

Falz Career

Falz made his professional debut as a music artist in 2009 with the release of his first music project, Shakara: The Mixtape. Over the years, he has released several hit singles and albums that have established him as one of the most talented musicians in Nigeria.

He released his debut album, Wazup Guy, in 2014 under his record label, Bahd Guys Records, and followed it up with his second album, Stories That Touch, in 2015.

The rapper rose to prominence in 2011 due to his distinctive style of music that skillfully incorporated Afro-pop with an old-school sound and comedic lyrics. He has been in the entertainment scene for several years now, and he has a lot to show for it, including several awards and nominations for his outstanding contributions to the industry.

In 2017, Falz celebrated his 27th birthday by releasing a new album titled “27,” which came as a surprise to many as it wasn’t advertised before release. The album was a huge success, receiving many accolades and nominations, including a nomination for The Headies Award for Rap Album of the Year.

Apart from his music career, Falz is also an actor who has made a big impact in the film industry. He has acted in several popular movies and has won several awards for his outstanding performances.

Falz is a true icon in the entertainment industry, and he continues to make waves with his music and acting skills. He is a multi-talented artist who has a passion for making great music and entertaining his fans, and he is one to watch out for in the years to come.

Falz Songs

Some of Falz’s songs include:

  • Buga
  • Oliver Twist
  • Sharp Sharp
  • Iyabo
  • Igede
  • Prosperity
  • Angelina
  • Safe
  • Show Body
  • Bop Daddy
  • Ripple Effect
  • Bahd Baddo Baddest
  • Something Light
  • Chemistry
  • Alakori
  • The Bahd Guy
  • Too many women
  • Karishika
  • Wehdone Sir
  • Wahzup Guy
  • Welcome to the Jungle
  • Pound Cake
  • Walk in the Sky
  • Love & Liquor
  • Child of the World

Falz Movies and roles

Some of the movies he has appeared in includes: 

  • Segun in Jenifa’s Diary
  • Gateman in Couple of Days
  • Kayode Beko-Williams in Tinsel
  • Seyi in 10 Days in Sun City
  • Quam in New Money
  • Remi Martin in Merry Men: The Real Yoruba Demons
  • Femi Famzy Beecroft in Chief Daddy
  • Remi Martins in Merry Men (2019) 

Falz Endorsement Brands

  • An endorsement deal with a car sales site, Cheki.
  • He signed a deal with an online fashion retailer, Jay Osibe.
  • Brand ambassador of WebMALLNG
  • An endorsement deal with Hennessy, Trophy Larger, and Orijin
  • Multimillion-naira deal with MTN Pulse.

Falz Award and nominations

  • Best Supporting Actor at the 2018 Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards
  • Falz was listed in tooXclusive’s “Artists to Watch in 2014.”
  • Best Collaboration of the Year: category at the 2015 Nigeria Entertainment Awards (Nomination)
  • Best Rap Act of the Year 2013 (Nomination)
  • Best New Act to Watch (2013) (Nomination)
  • Best Street Hop Artiste of the Year: category at the 2015 Headies awards.
  • Best Actor in a Comedy Movie/Series: 2016 Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards.
  • Viewer’s Choice Best New International Act: category at the 2016 BET Awards. 

Where does Falz live?

He is currently based in Lagos, Nigeria, where he is focusing more on making better music.

Falz Social media handles

Falz is active on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook and has gathered a lot of followers on his social media account; you can follow him on Instagram at @falzthebahdguy and on Twitter at @falzthebahdguy.

Falz Relationship

Falz’s relationship status is currently single. 

Falz Net worth

Folarin Falana is a popular actor and comic rapper in Nigeria, and his net worth is estimated to be between $3 million and $5 million in 2023. 

Falz FAQ

What is the age of Falzthebahdguy?

He is 32 years old.

What is the net worth of Falz?

His net worth is estimated to be between $3 million and $5 million.


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