Celebrated Name: Skepta
Real Name/Full Name: Joseph Junior Adenuga
Gender: Male
Age: 41 years old
Birth Date: 19 September 1982
Birth Place: Tottenham, London, England
Nationality: British
Height: 6 ft
Weight: 75 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: In a relationship
Wife/Spouse (Name): NA
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): 1
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): girlfriend Naomi Campbell
Is Skepta Gay?: No
Profession: Rapper Songwriter and Record producer
Salary: NA
Net Worth in 2024: $3 million
Last Updated: April 2024

Joseph Junior Adenuga, popular known as Skepta by his global fans, is a renowned British MC, songwriter, record producer, and rapper. He, along with his younger brother named Jme, joined Roll Deep for some time before they founded “Boy Better Know” in 2006.

He video Lord of the Mics 2 has brought him stardom and became instantly famous. He made his debut with Greatest Hits (2007) and gave several popular albums, namely Microphone Champion (2009), Doin’ It Again (2011), Konnichiwa (2016) Ignorance Is Bliss (2019). Due to his fabulous performance, his albums have not just grabbed awards, but also charted in several countries throughout the world.

Maybe you know about Skepta very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Skepta’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Joseph was born and raised in Meridian Walk Estate, Tottenham, North London, to Nigerian parents. He is the oldest of four siblings. His brother ‘Jamie Adenuga is a musician and his sister ‘Julie Adenuga’ is a radio presenter.

His parents Joseph Adenuga (mother) and Ivy Adenuga (father), are from Nigeria. His parents moved to England to provide a better future for their children. His mother wrote a book that discussed their escape from the civil war that took place in Nigeria. Skepta went to Winchmore Council School.

Personal Life

In 2018, he got posted as a chieftain in Ogun State, Nigeria.

He also revealed to the media that he is in a love relationship with his girlfriend, “Naomi Campbell.” The couple also has a lovely daughter who came to the world in 2018. There are speculations that they both are soon going to tie the wedding knot.

Presently, Skepta has been successful at capturing the attention of this young population and has garnered widespread recognition despite working as an independent artist. He is seen to draw a considerable crowd, especially at events and festivals that are organized at a global level. Despite being a celeb, he is a very down-to-earth person. He moves around without any security guards. He firmly believes in togetherness that helps people to come in touch with their life’s purpose that is crucial to attaining success.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on September 19 1982, Skepta is 41 years old as of today’s date 21st April 2024. His height is 6 ft tall, and his weight is 75 kg.


Skepta began his career in music by presenting rap performances and performing on pirate radios. He has been a Disc Jockey in Meridian Crew, Tottenham, and released a few instrumentals that included the ‘Private Caller’ and ‘DTI (Pirate Station Anthem).’

After when the crew got was separated in 2005, he, along with his brother Jamie and rapper Joseph Bamber became a part of another grime crew named Roll Deep. In 2006, he, with the support of his brother Jamie, came up with their own independent English grime collective and record label as ‘Boy Better Know.’ They started to publish their music via this record label.

He released a mixtape ‘Joseph Junior Adenuga.’ He made his debut from the album ‘Greatest Hits’ that got released on September 17, 2007, via ‘Boy Better Know.’ In 2008, he came up with an independent digital release as ‘Rolex Sweep’ that peaked at 86th position on the London Singles Chart. His second album ‘Microphone Champion’ released on June 1, 2009. It comprised of several singles like Too Many Man’, and Lush’ that became very popular.

He released his third studio album as ‘Doin’ It Again’ with lead song “Bad Boy,” “Rescue Me,” “Cross My Heart” on January 31, 2011, that appeared on the London Top 40 Singles chart.’ His fourth album ‘Konnichiwa’ also garnered considerable popularity. He came up with his next single as “Pure Water” that stood at 78th position in the UK Singles Chart.

Awards & Achievements

Throughout his thriving career in music, he has been awarded numerous awards that include:

In 2014, he won the MOBO Awards under the category Best Video “That’s Not Me” Feat.

In 2015, he won the MOBO Awards under the category Best Song “Shutdown.”

In 2016, he was awarded the Mercury Prize under the category “Album of the Year “Konnichiwa.”

In 2016, he won BET Awards under the category “Best International Act.”

In 2017, he won NME Awards for the category “Best British Male.”

Net Worth & Salary of Skepta in 2024

Skepta Net Worth
Skepta Net Worth

From his musical career, Skepta has earned not just a good sum of money but also immense recognition as a singer in the music industry. Based on his yearly performances, and worldwide collection, he has an estimated net worth of $3 million as of April 2024.

He is a famous grime artist, songwriter, and rapper who is mostly known for rap songs that are loaded with anti-establishment sloganeering and self-exaggeration. With five mixtapes, and four studio albums this Tottenham-born successful music video director, and record producer has paved his way to success in the music industry with immense determination.


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