Daniel Benson, formerly known as Buju and now known as BNXN—pronounced as Benson, is a Nigerian Afro-Fusion musician, songwriter, singer, and entertainer.
In this post, I will share with you Daniel Benson’s biography, early career, age, girlfriend, net worth, and some other things you probably didn’t know about him. Let’s start with his biography and early life.
BNXN Biography, Early Life
The Nigerian Afro-Fusion musician, songwriter, singer, and entertainer, Buju was born on the 19th of May 1997 in his birthplace in Gbagada, Lagos State, a state in the South-Western part of Nigeria.
Although he was born in Gbagada in Lagos and grew up in Ogun State, BNXN is a native of Akwa Ibom State, a state in the Southern part of Nigeria.
Songs of BNXN
Since he rose to the limelight, Daniel Benson has featured in a couple of songs, and a couple of jams as well. These are some of his songs, including:
Mood (featured by Wizkid)
Confident (featuring Zlatan)
Lenu (featuring Burna Boy)
Feeling (featured by Ladipoe)
Benson has won multiple awards and has been recognized and nominated on many occasions. As it were, these are some of his awards and nominations since he rose to the limelight, including:
won the City People Entertainment Awards for the revelation of the year, 2019.
Best Global Music Album Awards at the Grammy Awards for “Made in Lagos: Deluxe Edition” by Wizkid, 2022
Nominated for the “Rookie of the Year” category at The Headies 2019
African fan favorite Awards at AFRIMMA for (Outside, 2021)
Daniel Benson Early Career
Started his career in the ever-evolving Nigerian entertainment industry as an Afro-Fusion singer, and record producer by randomly posting his freestyle songs on his social media accounts and tagging already-famous Nigerian artists to them, Burna Boy signed BNXN to his record label Spacemanship.
Moreover, Daniel Benson became more well known after he featured in the popular Nigerian artist Ladipoe’s single tagged “Feeling.” What’s more, he has achieved so much for himself within this short period, and we at Naija Biography, love to see it.
Change of Name Controversy
On the 17th of February 2022, Daniel Benson, whose stage name was Buju or Bujutoyourears, changed his name from Buju to BNXN. Mainly, Daniel was known as Buju until he noticed that there is a popular, Jamaican Grammy award-winning singer whose name is Buju Banton. Posting about this new finding on his Twitter account, Benso pointed out that he is been mistaken for the singer, thus he changed his name to BNXN, pronounced as his first name, Benson.
Age, Other Information
Born in 1997 in Gbagaba, Benson is 24 years old. He is originally a native of Akwa Ibom State, a Nigerian by nationality, a Christian by religion, and a Southerner by region.
Net Worth of BNXN
Altogether, Daniel Benson’s net worth is estimated to be between $150,000 thousand, and $300,000 thousand. Of course, he earns his net worth from his ever-growing career in the entertainment industry as a singer, and musician.