Falz biography: parent, career, songs, wife

Falz biography: parents, career, songs, wife

Nigerian singer, comedian and actor Folarin Falana better known as Falz Tha Bahd Guy, has been trending over the past few days ahead of the End SARS memorial match, which is scheduled to take place on the 20th of October 2021.

Falz, ahead of the End SARS memorial match, had taken to social media to announce a car procession to mark one year anniversary after the #EndSARS protest, which took place in Nigeria in 2020.

Falz, alongside popular celebrities like Mr Macaroni on Tuesday, took to their respective verified social media account to share e-fliers of the car procession planned to hold on Wednesday, October 20, at Lekki Tollgate

This article is focused on what you should know about Falz, continue reading to see more.

Profile Summary

Full nameFolarin Falana
Date of birth27th October 1990
Age31 years old in 2021
Place of birthLagos
ParentsFemi and Funmi Falana
OccupationRapper, actor, songwriter, lawyer, comedian

Falz’s Biography

His full name is Folarin Falana, and he was born on the 27th of October 1990 to Nigeria’s respected human rights activists and lawyers Femi and Funmi Falana in Lagos state, Nigeria.

Falz’s father Femi Falana is a former President of the West Africa Bar Association (WABA) is known for defending journalists, activists, as well as voiceless people in the society.

The rapper has a sister named Folu Falana; Falz is a Nigerian by birth and would be 31 years sold in 2021.


Folarin Falana is educated as he went to Leo’s Catholic Primary School for his primary education and later moved to Olashore International School in Osun state, where he completed his secondary school studies. Falz would later follow his parent’s education path as he proceeded to the University of Reading to bag an LLB Honors degree in Law. In 2012, Falz was called to bar after graduating from Nigeria Law School in Abuja.


Falz has been interested in the entertainment industry as a teenager; during his high school days, the talented rapper formed a music group named The School Boys together with some friends, where he nurtured his talent.

He released his first music project in 2009 titled Shakara: The Mixtape, which comprised of a compilation of his recordings. In 2011 he dropped some singles that pushed him further into the entertainment industry; however, he didn’t make it to the limelight until 2014, when he released his debut studio album.

Falz is known for his discipline and happens to be among Nigerian celebrities who are not controversial; he is the founder of Bahd Guys Records, under which he releases his songs.

Listed are popular songs Falz has worked on are; Bop Daddy, This Is Nigeria Soldier, One Trouser, Soft Work, Bahd Baddo Baddest, Something Light, Child of the World, Foreign, Marry Me, Challenge, Alakori, Ello Bae, La Fête Chemistry, Oliver Twists II, Celebrity Girlfriend, Hypocrite, 406 Na D Code, The Bahd Guy, Too Many Women, Wehdone Sir, Karishika, among others.

Apart from music, Falz is also an actor and comedian, some of the movies he has acted in include Quam’s Money, Chief Daddy, Merry Men, Your Excellency, Muna.

Personal life

Falz is not married, and there are no details on whether he is dating as well. He was, however, rumoured to have been dating Simi and Chindinma Ekile in the past; however, both female artists have since debunked the rumours.

Net worth

There are no details on Falz net worth, but he is one of the highest-paid Nigerian artist in the industry.

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