Young Jonn Biography: Age, Wife, Children & Net Worth

Young John – Story For The Gods

Stage Name: Young John
Real Name: John Saviours Udomboso
Occupation: Musician
Date Of Birth/Age: 16th February, 1995 (29 years old)
State of Origin: Akwa Ibom State
Gender: Male
Nationality: Nigerian
Marital Status: Not Married
Education: University of Uyo
Known for: Story For The Gods

Early Life & Education

John Saviours Udomboso, known as Young Jonn, was born on February 16, 1995, in Ibadan, Nigeria. He’s a singer, songwriter, and record producer signed to Chocolate City Music. Young Jonn is famous for songs like “Dada” and its remix with Davido.

Jonn grew up in a Christian family with roots in Akwa Ibom. He went to Ideal Foundation Primary School in Ibadan and later attended GOF College in Osogbo, Osun State. During high school in Osogbo, Jonn enjoyed playing Basketball and Soccer. Besides sports, he developed a keen interest in playing musical instruments, Miming, and Dance. After high school, he studied Communication and Language Arts at the University of Ibadan.

Music Career

Jonn’s journey into music began when he was a child. He loved playing musical instruments and even formed a group called AVG with his brothers. In 2012, he caught the attention of Hit Factory Studio, and that’s where his official musical career started. His big break came when he produced a hit single titled “Story For The Gods” by Olamide.

Rising as a Producer 

Working at Hit Factory Studio, Jonn gained recognition for his exceptional skills. He was even nominated for the “Producer of The Year” at the 2015 Nigeria Entertainment Awards and The Headies 2015 for his work on Olamide’s “Bobo.” This song became very popular, and people loved Jonn’s production style.

Jonn didn’t stop there. He continued to produce hit songs like “Gbese” and “Efejoku” by Lil Kesh and “Biggest Backside” by Davido. His influence reached album credits for projects like “The Baddest” by Davido, “2 Kings” by Olamide and Phyno, and “Eyan Mayweather” by Olamide.

YBNL Affiliation and Continued Success 

Jonn’s talent and hard work led him to become affiliated with the YBNL mafia family. This association solidified his position as one of Nigeria’s top music producers. The NET even ranked him as the third biggest music producer in Nigeria. He received nominations in the “Producer of The Year” category at significant award shows, showcasing his consistent excellence.

Solo Career and Chocolate City Signing

In 2022, Young Jonn took a new step in his career by signing with Chocolate City Music. He released “Dada” as part of his first extended play, “Love Is Not Enough (Vol. 1),” on April 1, 2022. The EP showcased his versatility and musical talent. Following this success, Jonn released “Love Is Not Enough (Vol. 2)” on October 21, 2022, featuring tracks like “Dada Remix,” “Normally,” “Next to You,” “Xtra Cool,” “If You Leave,” and “Sokoto.”

Young Jonn’s Music Collection

Apart from his work as a producer, Young Jonn also released several singles, including “Dada,” “Dada Remix” featuring Davido, “Normally,” “Xtra Cool,” “Currency” featuring Olamide, “Aquafina” (2023), and “Sharpally” (2023). His music gained popularity, showcasing his talent not only behind the scenes but also as a solo artist.

Selected Production Credits 

Young Jonn’s influence as a producer extended to various artists and albums. Some of the notable works include Olamide’s “Blood Money,” “Falila Ketan,” and “Story For The Gods.” He also contributed to Lil Kesh‘s hits like “Gbese” and “Efejoku,” Davido’s “Biggest Backside,” and Kiss Daniel‘s “Mama.”

Awards and Recognition

Young Jonn’s remarkable contributions to the music industry earned him nominations and awards. In 2015, he was nominated for “Producer of the Year” at both the Nigeria Entertainment Awards and The Headies. The following year, at The Headies 2016, he won the coveted award. In 2017, he continued winning and won the “African Producer of the Year” at the Soundcity MVP Awards Festival.

Wife and Kids

He is currently not married and has no kids.

Net Worth

Young Jonn has achieved significant financial success in his career, amassing a net worth exceeding 900,000 dollars. You can reach him on Instagram.