Usman “SojaBoy” Umar has become a franchise favorite after debuting in season 4 of the spinoff 90 Day Fiancé: Before the 90 Days with now-ex-wife Lisa “Baby Girl Lisa” Hamme . While reality TV viewers thought that they may have seen the last of SojaBoy, he made his franchise return with his new love interest, Kimberly “Kim” Menzies, for 90 Day Fiancé: Before the 90 Days season 5 and the engaged couple continued to share their journey on season 7 of 90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After. When he’s not filming scenes for the show, Usman enjoys a career as an international singer and rapper. Keep scrolling below to learn more about SojaBoy’s net worth and how he makes a living!
What Is SojaBoy’s Net Worth?
According to multiple outlets, his net worth is estimated to be between $75,000 and $1 million.
What Is SojaBoy’s Job?
The reality star is not only a TLC personality, but also an entertainer and musician better known as “SojaBoy” in Nigeria, where he resides. During his time on season 4 of Before the 90 Days, fans got to hear his single “I love you,” written in honor of his then-love interest, Lisa. In January 2021, Usman dropped his first EP, King Africa, amid his television success and on the heels of the couple’s split.
SojaBoy went on to release three songs in 2022, including “Zara,” “Nishadi” and “Call You.”
How Does SojaBoy Make a Living?
In addition to his music earnings, SojaBoy has also made a name for himself thanks to his accomplishments and public appearances.
He performed at the Kaduna Festival and received the City People Entertainment Award for Best New Artist of 2020 by City People Magazine in Nigeria. He was celebrated as an ambassador at the 2019 International Goodwill Ambassador Awards, according to Stars Offline.
In addition to public appearances, Usman charges a $50 fee per personal Cameo video, $500 per business Cameo and also does promotional ads on social media. In January 2022, the Nigerian rapper claimed the website “made [him] rich in just two years,” bringing in more than $50 million, based on a screenshot share via Instagram. While fans were skeptical of his earnings, with some assuming the amount shown was in Nigerian Naira as opposed to U.S. dollars, SojaBoy went on to thank his supporters including Chrissy Teigen.
How Else Does SojaBoy Make Money?
Of course, SojaBoy makes money from his participating in filming for the TLC series. In 2018, Radar reported that the cast’s salary works on a sliding scale and they get paid for their time depending on what spinoff they are on and compensation differs.
“90 Day Fiancé: Before the 90 Days cast makes $500 to $1,000 per episode” each, a source told the outlet at the time. “90 Day Fiancé pays their cast members $1,000 to $1,500 per episode.” Cast members who return for 90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After? get paid a little more than the $1,000-$1,500 range but not “much more than” that.
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