P. square is a favorite band made up of two identical twins. They are good at R&B and Hip Hop. Since they got into the music world, they have won the hearts of many and especially the young generation. Today let’s learn more about the career, biography and net worth of P. Square in 2019.
Early Life and Biography
The twin brothers are Peter Okoye and Paul Okoye famously known as Paul and Peter. The duos were born on 18th, November 1981, in Ifite Dunu, Anambra State of Nigeria. The twins are the second born children of the maxi Moses Okoye and Josephine Okoye. Their older brother Jude is their music producer. They also have a young sister known as Mary.
Paul Okoye is married to Anita Osama. They met in 2004 when they were students at the University of Abuja. They have a son named Andre who was born on 11 April 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. The couple later formalized their union on 22 March 2014.
Peter Okoye is married to Titilola Loretta Omotayo who works as a marketing representative. He had dated her for seven years before they consummated their marriage in a traditional wedding in Lagos Nigeria. The couple has two children; Aliona and Cameron.
Career, awards, and nominations
The brothers started their musical journey at an early age while at secondary school. After the ‘Smooth Criminal’ break up in 1997, the duo joined a music school to develop and sharpen their skills on instruments. They did soundtracks for films like Tobi, Mama Sunday, Eva’s River and Moment of Bitterness. In 1999 they officially called themselves P.square.
In 2001, they released their ‘Last Nite’ album which was their first album. Their second album was titled ‘get squared’ and was released under ‘Square Records’ in 2005. ‘Square Records’ was their label, and they started using it in producing the rest of their music.
‘Game Over’ was their 3rd album which was released in 2007. Just as it name suggests, this album became the game changer for the duo. This new album became their bestselling album and had sold over 8M copies worldwide. Two years later, they were able to release their fourth album titled ‘Danger’ which was released in 2009. They have done collaborations with great artists like ‘Two-Face’, ‘J Martins’ among others.
Through their music, they have been able to win different awards and nominations some of which include; ‘Grab Da Mic’ competition in 2001, various Kora awards as well as Best R & B awards granted by Amen Awards among many others.
Net Worth and Earnings
The net worth of the duo is estimated to be above $150 Million. This has mainly come from their musical career. The brothers are also said to have other sources of income. Their net worth is expected to rise higher as they continue to get into different contracts by day. P.Square has remained a force to reckon with in the music industry.
Despite the breakup of the P. Square as a group, Paul and Peter are still doing well with their solo careers. Their musical journey has not been easy as a group, but they always made it. Their fans will for many years be entertained by the song Paul and Peter did together. Their music still rocks the airwaves.