P-Square Biography, True Life Story, Age, Family, Lifestyle And Net Worth
Peter and Paul Okoye, commonly known by their stage name P-Square, are a famous Nigerian R&B duo and identical twin brothers, singers, songwriters, recording artists, stage artists, investors and entrepreneurs. Peter Okoye is also known as Mr P while Paul Okoye is also known as Rudeboy. They were born on November 18, 1981 in Jos in Plateau State in northern Nigeria. You are currently 40 years old.
P-Square is originally from Ifite Dunu, a small village in Anambra State in southeastern Nigeria. They are currently married and have beautiful children. She says Michael Jackson inspired her to start her break-dancing routine and later formed a dance group called Smooth Criminals in 1997.
Their artistic talent and dance routine later made them famous in the town of Jos in Plateau State in northern Nigeria, where they performed in schools, churches, ceremonies, events and social gatherings. P-Square completed both her primary and secondary education in Jos, Plateau State in Northern Nigeria.
After completing her primary education and receiving her first school diploma, P-Square went to St. Murumba Secondary School, a small Catholic school in Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria, and received her West African Senior School Certificate.
While still in secondary school, P-Square joined their school music and drama club, where they began singing, dancing and impersonating pop legend Michael Jackson. At first they wanted to be footballers but later decided to pursue a career in music after admiring American pop legend Michael Jackson.
In 1999, P-Square returned to music school to further develop her skills on keyboards, drums, bass and rhythm guitar. After completing her music school program, P-Square was admitted to the University of Abuja in the same year, 1999, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in business administration.
In 2003, P-Square formed their record label, Square Records, run by their older brother, Jude Okoye. In 2005, P-Square released their second studio album, Get Squared, under their own record label, Square Records. The videos for her second album stayed at number one on the MTV Base charts for four weeks.
While still a student, P-Square decided to separate from the group “Smooth Criminals” and later founded various groups before finally deciding to join P-Square in 2000. In 2001, P-Square won the Grab Da Mic music competition. That same year, 2001, P-Square also won Most Promising African Group at the Kora Awards. That same year, 2001, P-Square also released their debut studio album, Last Nite, and the album won them “Best R&B Group” at the 2003 AMEN Awards.
P-Square has the largest fan base in Africa compared to other artists in Nigeria. P-Square has performed alongside international artists such as Sean Paul, Akon, Chris Brown, Kenya West, Jay Z and Rick Ross.
They are also known worldwide for their close resemblance to American R&B superstar Usher Raymond. At 4th On April 1, 2010, P-Square was named Artist of the Year at the Kora Awards in Burkina-Faso.
In 2007, P-Square released their third and best-selling studio album, Game Over. The album sold over 8 million copies worldwide and counting. In 2009, P-Square released their fourth studio album, Danger. P-Square currently lives in Lagos, Nigeria with his family.
After ten years of dating, P-Square’s Paul Okoye got engaged to his longtime girlfriend Anita Isama. Both were married on Saturday 22nd March 2014 at the Aztech Arcum Events Center in Port Harcourt, River State, Nigeria.
After seven years of dating, P-Square’s Peter Okoye got engaged to his longtime girlfriend Titilola Loretta Omotayo. They both got married on Saturday 17thth November 2013 and the wedding was attended by Africa’s richest billionaire, Aliko Dangote.
In 2015, after the death of her mother, P-Square bought a mansion on Banana Island, Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria valued at five hundred million naira (#500 million), which caused a lot of controversy in Nigeria. P-Square currently has an estimated net worth of US$15 million making her one of the richest and most influential artists in Nigeria.
In 2016, P-Square had a serious misunderstanding due to their older brother Jude Okoye’s mismanagement of their record labels and decided to break up. This misunderstanding led to the split in the group, which has been together and active for a solid 18 years. P-Square’s Peter Okoye is now using his new stage name ‘Mr. P’, while P-Square’s Paul Okoye now goes by his new stage name, ‘Rude Boy’.
P-Square has won so many awards like Best R&B at Headies Awards, Best African Act at Nigeria Entertainment Awards, Artiste of the Year at MTV Awards, Best Hip Hop Group at Kora Awards and many more. In 2017 they had a misunderstanding with each other and went solo, but in 2022 they came back as a duo again.