Biography of Mayorkun, Net Worth (Forbes), Age And All Songs
Mayorkun is the true definition of talent. After the release of his hit song “Eleko” his has been a ride. Currently, you won’t name the top five fast-rising Nigerian singers with his name not on the list.
Due to his ability to drop back to back hits, many are beginning to ask about the Biography of Mayorkun, Net Worth (Forbes), Age And All Songs. Justnaijabase brings you all you need to know keep reading.
Who is Mayorkun?
Adewale Mayowa Emmanuel popularly known as Mayorkun is a fast rising Nigerian singer, songwriter, entertainer and a recording artiste. He was born on 8th April 1994 in Osun State. A south western part of Nigeria into the Adewale family. He is currently 26 years old.
As we mentioned earlier, Mayorkun is a super talent. He rose to stardom following the release of his hit single “Eleko”. His father is a professional musician while his mother, Toyin Adewale is a popular Nigerian Yoruba movie actress while his uncle, Segun Adewale is a musician.
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Schools and education
Mayorkun went to Living-Spring Montessori in Lagos, Nigeria where be acquired his First School Leaving Certificate. On finishing his primary school education, Mayorkun proceeded to Hi Grade College in Lagos, Nigeria where he took his West African Senior School Certificate exams.
He furthered his higher education at the University of Lagos and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. After completing his university education and National Youth Service (NYSC), Mayorkun got a job with a reputable bank.
Mayorkun went into music professionally in 2014 after quitting his bank job and got signed on the same day into Davido Music Worldwide (DMW) record label owned by Davido. Mayorkun was signed to the record label following a viral video of him singing to Davido’s song which the singer saw online.
Since signing for DMW, Mayorkun’s consistency is close to no other. He has gone ahead to drop dishing back to back hits. His first ever hit song “Eleko” produced by Puffy Tee had over one million YouTube views on the first week of the video release.
In an interview, Mayorkun revealed that, 2face Idibia, Pasuma and King Sunny Ade are his role models in the music industry. Mayorkun has released hit singles like Eleko, Back 2 Back, Alele, Mama, Love You Tire, Prayer, Tonight, Yawa, Touch Down, Che Che, etc.
All songs by Mayorkun
Touch Down (2019)
Up To Something(2019)
Up To Something Video(2019)
Of Lagos(2019) Download
Mayor of Lagos (2019) Download
Awards And Nominations
Mayorkun has so far in his music career have won several awards. In 2016, he won the Most Promising Act of the Year, Song of the Year and Best New Talent all at the City People Entertainment Awards. He also won the Rookie of the Year Award at the Headies and Hip TV Awards. See list below.
The Headies Rookie of the Year – Won
City People Entertainment Awards Most Promising Act– Won
Best New Act Nominated
Nigerian Teen Choice Awards Choice New Song of the Year – Won
2017 Nigeria Entertainment Awards Best New Act– Won
City People Entertainment Awards Best Music Cover– Won
2018 Artiste of the Year– Won
The Headies Next Rated –Won
2019The Headies Best R&B/Pop Album for The Mayor of Lagos – Won
Hip Hop World Revelation– Won
What is the Net Worth of Mayorkun?
According to a reliable source, Mayorkun is currently one of the richest artist in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $700,000.
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