Edwin Onokhua is a British comedian turned rapper. Edwin Onokhua is professionally known as EO. Moreover, he is notable for his “African Boy Sings” or “African Boy Raps” videos on YouTube.
Table of Biography
Early life and Childhood
Edwin Onokhua came to this world on June 22, 2001, in London, England. As of 2022, he is 21 years old and was born under a horoscope sign of Cancer. He is of Nigerian descent. He grew up playing basketball and the piano. Also, he has not shared any information related to his family and educational background. However, he might have graduated his high school at the moment.
Career and Professional life
Onokhua created his channel ‘@eocrossover’ on September 10, 2016. His first video was a comedy skit titled “Ola Listens To “Gentleman” SL @MixtapeMadness”. On June 4, 2017, he came up with an extremely funny parody video titled “African Boy Sings Depacito To His Crush-Rejected”. This parody video was found to be quite interesting by his audience and it went on to earn millions of views.
The popularity of this video urged Onokhua to develop more such videos and he eventually came up with “African Boy Raps Like MIGOS”, “African Kid covers ‘Bank Account’ – 21 Savage”, and “African Dad Sings Wild Thoughts – DJ Khaled Ft. Rihanna, Bryson Tiller,”. However, all these rapping cum comedic videos earned moderate numbers of views, shares, and likes.
Further, In 2018, Edwin Onokhua released his debut single titled “German”. The heavily auto-tuned grime/ cloud rap/ hybrid was later released on streaming services by Columbia Records, eventually garnering millions of plays. The song later reached #30 on the official UK charts and was subsequently certified platinum by BPI.
More about his career
In July 2018, Onokhua collaborated with social media star Amelia Monet for the track “Baddest”. Just like his debut hit, this song was also a success and reached #91 on the official UK charts.
Till now, Onokhua has earned much success both as a comedian and rapper. In 2018, he earned the title of ‘Artist of the Week’ from Apple Music and was also chosen as an artist of the day by the Urban Music Awards. As a YouTuber, he has accumulated over 230k subscribers on his channel. His two most popular videos, titled “EO – Cold World [Freestyle]” and “BIG SHAQ – MANS Not Hot (Diss Track),” are definitely worth watching.
Furthermore, he was selected as artist of the day by Urban Music Awards on 7 August 2018, and artist of the week by Apple Music in April 2018. Moreover, EO was also featured on the debut single “Baddest” by Amelia Monét. It reached No. 91 in the UK chart. Onokhua credits his success to his fans who encouraged him to do something really serious.
From being a novice comedian on YouTube to becoming one of the quickest rising rappers in the country, he has come a long way. Therefore, Onokhua is undoubtedly a multitalented personality. Besides being a comedian, rapper, and social media personality, he is also a talented basketball player. With his unbeatable rapping skills and incredible passion for music, Onokhua is sure to reach newer heights in the future.
Speaking about his personal and love life, Edwin had a brief relationship with Amelia Monet in 2018. Monet is a British social media sensation who has gained immense popularity for her glamorous selfies, makeup tips, and fashion vlogs. However, at the moment, he is single and is focusing on his career.
Likewise, he has never faced any kind of rumors and controversies. He has maintained applaudable professionalism to avoid anything which could spark rumors or controversies. He has a good and clean profile regarding his personal and professional life. However, currently, he is busy focusing on his promising future.
This amazing rapper has maintained a good and healthy body physique. Edwin has not revealed his body measurements to the public yet. He is not very tall but has a height and weight that matches his body figure. Moreover, his hair is black and his eyes are dark brown. EO has a dashing and amazing personality.
Social Media and Net Worth
Edwin is active on different social media sites. His ‘@eocrossover’ Instagram account has earned over 164K followers. He is also available on Twitter with more than 6K followers. Similarly, his ‘eocrossover’ has amassed over 248K subscribers. EO is also available on Facebook. Moreover, he has shared his Gmail, [email protected], for business inquiries.
Through his hard work in his profession, he might have earned a massive amount to date. As of his age, he has undoubtedly earned fame in the field of music and social media career. However, his estimated net worth is around $1 million- $5 million.