Runtown Biography And Profile
Born Douglas Jack Agu, the R&B, reggae and hip hop singer who hails from Enugu state Nigeria has made notable achievements in the Nigeria music industry. He partnered with Phyno to form a record label called Penthauz during which he released his two first singles.
After gaining media attention in 2014 from his song “Gallardo” in which he collaborated with Davido and also won an Award for Best Collaboration of the Year at the 2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards, he has continued to move higher in the ladder of success.
Runtown’s career kicked off after he signed a multi-million naira contact with Eric – Manny Entertainment. The singer has had to face his own set of controversies, especially with the song released by Davido titled “Aye”, it was rumoured that he wrote the song, something which he did not confirm till date.
2016 saw him exit from his record label as he sought to terminate the contract he signed with the label based on several misunderstandings.
Just like many musicians, Runtown never saw himself becoming an artiste as he sought to become a Professional Basketballer, he soon realized his talent when his family relocated in 2005 and has not look back ever since.
Presently, the singer is making waves after the release of the love – themed ballad “Mad Over You” which charted at number 38 on the Billboard Twitter Top Tracks Chart, the song has received positive reviews and was widely accepted by his fans. Appearing on The Fader Magazine the singer made statements about the song , saying that it was inspired by African Beauty, which is what is portrayed in the music video.
Runtown’s Net Worth
Runtown just like many other Nigeria artistes makes his money not just from his music but from endorsement deals .
In 2016, Runtown become the first African Ambassodor for the multinational sports wear corporation “Adidas”, the deal which was worth millions in naira was kept private until it was finalized.
In 2017, after the success of his love – themed balled “Mad Over You”, Runtown signed another endorsement deal worth millions with the mobile phone manufacturer “Infinix.
That same year also saw the singer purchase a Lamborghini Gallardo which is reportedly worth millions of naira.
Runtown Net Worth
Runtown’s net worth runs shy of other big hits in the Nigerian music industry, but all the same he still remains a big name in the music industry and more is still expected from him, especially from his fans.
His Net worth is placed at $1.5million.