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Charles Oputa, popularly known as Charly Boy, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, television presenter, publisher, and one of Nigeria’s most controversial entertainers. He is known for his unconventional lifestyle, political activism, and unique fashion sense.
Born on June 19, 1951, in Onitsha, Anambra State, Charly Boy hails from a royal family in Imo State. He attended Jambrose Memorial School, Kaduna, and later went to Robinson Secondary School, Enugu, for his secondary education. Charly Boy later earned a degree in Radio, Television, and Film Production from the University of Lagos.
Early Life and Career
Charly Boy’s interest in music and entertainment started at a young age. He started his music career in 1982 when he released his debut album “Nwata Miss.” The album was a hit, and this earned him a spot in the Nigerian music industry.
Charly Boy became known for his style of music, a mix of Afrobeat and Highlife. He released several other albums, including “Show Me Your Backside” and “1990,” which were all critically acclaimed.
He is also a television personality, having hosted several TV shows like “Zoom Time” and “CB Show.” Charly Boy is also a publisher and founder of “The Charly Boy Magazine.”
Charly Boy has released over ten albums during his music career. Some of his notable works include:
- Nwata Miss (1982)
- Show Me Your Backside (1985)
- 1990 (1990)
- Alternative Medicine (2010)
- Area Fada (2012)
Charly Boy has been married to Lady Diane for over forty years, and they have children together. He is a devoted family man and has been vocal about his love for his wife.
Charly Boy’s net worth is estimated to be around $100,000. In Nigerian Naira, his net worth is over 30 million naira. Here are his estimated net worth figures in other currencies:
- Canadian Dollar – 135,000 CAD
- Ghana Cedi – 705,000 GHS
- Kenya Shilling – 8,700,000 KES
- South Africa Rand – 1,100,000 ZAR
- Uganda Shilling – 367,500,000 UGX
- India Rupee – 7,500,000 INR
House and Cars
Charly Boy is known for his love for luxury cars. He owns several cars, including a Mercedes-Benz S-Class, a Range Rover Vogue, and a Porsche Cayenne.
He also owns a luxurious home in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital city.
Social Media Accounts
You can find Charly Boy’s music on Boomplay, and you can also follow him on his social media accounts:
Charly Boy’s contributions to the Nigerian music and entertainment industry cannot be overemphasized. He continues to inspire many and remains an icon in the industry to this day.