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Who is Runtown? All You Need To Know About Nigerian Music Star

Runtown is a musician who creates music as a vocalist, composer, and producer. He vocalist fuses rap, hip-hop, R&B, and reggae into his unique sound. His birth date was August 19, 1989, and his full name is Douglas Jack Agu. I

Key Facts About Runtown

  • His birth name is Douglas Jack Agu.
  • He is a singer, producer, and composer from Nigeria.
  • He was born August 19, 1989.
  • He is 33 years old right now.
  • He’s Igbo and Nigerian.
  • He allegedly wrote Davido’s 2014 single “Aye.”
  • He received his primary education in Lagos.
  • Christianity is his religion.
  • Zamar is his son from his baby mama.
  • Selen Leath is his baby mama.
  • He’s worth $2 million.

Who is Runtown?

Runtown is a musician who creates music as a vocalist, composer, and producer. He vocalist fuses rap, hip-hop, R&B, and reggae into his unique sound. His birth date was August 19, 1989, and his full name is Douglas Jack Agu. In 2007, he and Phyno relocated from Enugu State to Lagos, where he began working on underground projects with musicians like J-Martins and Timaya. In 2008, he released his debut single “Party Like It’s 1980” and his second single “Activity Pikin” under the Penthauz record label, which he co-founded with Phyno.

After releasing his first single, Gallardo, which featured Davido, he quickly rose to prominence in the music industry. With its massive success, Gallardo was named Collaboration of the Year at the 2014 Nigerian Entertainment Awards. After that, he released his debut album, which included such A-list musicians as DJ Khaled, Phyno, Wizkid, Uhuru, and Anatii, and went on to gross over $35 million on MTN Music Plus, earning him a spot among Nigeria’s “Top 5 Most Streamed Artists.” Following the success of his self-titled first album, he followed it up in 2016 with the release of two more singles, Mad Over You and For You, all of which became huge hits in Nigeria.

Runtown began dating Selena Leath in 2015. The model and actress has been in a number of music videos. Zamar is the couple’s only child. Later, he dated South Sudanese fashion model Adut Akech, but they eventually broke up owing to incompatibility. They split in July 2021.

Runtown Early Life

Runtown was born in Enugu on August 19, 1989, however he spent most of his childhood in Abuja and Lagos, which are also the cities in which he completed his primary schooling. However, after the passing of his father, he moved to Abuja with his mother, who was employed at the Ministry of Health at the time.

Runtown Education

After finishing his secondary schooling in Abuja, Runtown went on to further his study at St. Augustine’s Seminary in Ezzamgbo. After that, he made his way to New York City in the United States of America, where he enrolled in a fashion management program at one of the many fashion schools located in New York City in the United States of America.

Runtown Career

A song by Davido titled “Aye” was rumored to have been written by him in 2014. The following year, he dropped the first single off his debut studio album, Ghetto University, titled “Gallardo,” which featured vocals from Davido.

Over N35 million were made from the album on a music portal, putting him among the Top 5 Most Streamed Artists. After releasing the love song “Mad Over You” on November 4, 2016, it peaked at number 38 on the Billboard Twitter Top Tracks chart. It wasn’t until September of 2020 that Runtown released “Kini Issue,” his second single following the Pandemic. The track will appear on his upcoming studio album, titled Soundgod Fest Reloaded.

Runtown has been honored for his musical contributions. Some of these include: Artist of the Year Award, Ghana-Naija Showbiz Awards; Best Collaboration of the Year, ‘Gallardo’ Nigeria Entertainment Awards; Best Collaboration of the Year, Soundcity Music MVP Awards; Viewers’ Choice; and Best New Artist, Soundcity Music MVP Awards.

Shawn Rene, a resident of the United States, was said to have accused the musician and his brother of stealing $124 thousand from her in 2019. Runtown has refuted these allegations, saying that fraudsters are exploiting his identity without his permission.

Runtown Parents

The parents of Runtown are Mr. and Mrs. Agu. His mother worked for the Ministry of Health, and his father passed away when he was a senior in high school.

Runtown Siblings

There is no information available about Runtown’s siblings at this time.

Runtown Ethnicity

Runtown is from Nigeria and is from the Igbo tribe.

Runtown Religion

Runtown adheres to the Christian faith.

Runtown Wife

It has been rumored that Runtown’s relationship with his model girlfriend, Adut Akeh, has ended after a year of dating each other. On the other hand, Selen Leath is his baby mama, so he already has a child.

Runtown Children

Runtown and his baby mama have a son, whom they named Zamar.

Runtown Social Media

Runtown’s Instagram handle is @runtown, and his Twitter handle is @iRuntown.

Runtown Net Worth

Runtown is estimated to be worth $2 million.