Korede Bello Biography: Age, Career, Spouse, Family, Net Worth
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Korede Bello is a Nigerian musician and singer. He signed a contract with Mavin Records in 2014. Bello is well-known for his smash song “Godwin”, a semi-gospel and pop track that became an official national anthem. It also topped numerous charts in Nigeria.
Profiling Korede BelloA Quick Glance At Korede Bello
|Full Names||Korede Bello|
|Stage Name||Korede Bello|
|Date Of Birth||29 February 1996|
|Age||26 Years Old|
|State of Origin||Lagos State Nigeria
|Occupation||Singer • Songwriter
|Spouse||Azaria Zia, Priscilla Ajoke Ojo (rumored)
|Academics||Nigerian Institute of Journalism located in Ikeja|
|Net Worth||$1.1 million|
The dazzling Korede Bello (born 29 February 1996) is among Nigeria’s most exciting young talents in the world of music.
He was a professional singer, songwriter as well as guitarist, and composer.
He is well-known as an artist on the most well-known recording label from NigeriaMavin Records. Mavin Records, led by music producer Don Jazzy.
He is also well-known for his hit song titled, Godwin.
Korede Bello studied at Lagos State, where he obtained the West African Examination Council (WAEC) certificate which granted him the opportunity to take the program of Mass Communication.
He took his course (Mass Communications) at the Nigerian Institute of Journalism located in Ikeja the capital of Lagos State, Nigeria.
He was able to graduate with a diploma.
How old is Korede Bello? He was born on the 29th of February 1996, he is 26 years old as of November 2022.
Korede Bello‘s passion for music dates back to the time he was a child. His father noticed this and decided to instruct his son to play guitar, which in turn sparked his interest in studying other instruments.
He developed into an accomplished instrumentalist, after which he started playing on the stage. He competed in his first competitive event in the school-age at age of thirteen, competing against more experienced students. He performed extremely excellently.
He glowed over his accomplishments during the competition and pushed himself to participate in additional competitions both inside and outside of school.
Recognizing his singing talent and releasing his first single in 2013, called ” Forever,” the track was a hit by a lot.
Korede Bello was signed to his debut record contract on the 24th of February 2014, under Mavin Records, run by the well-known Music Producer Don Jazzy.
Mavin Records is famously known for its discovery of major and popular musicians from Nigeria like Di’ja Tiwa Savage D’Prince, Boy Spyce, Ladipoe, Magixx, Johnny Drille, Rekado Banks, Crayon, Rema, Ruger, Wande Coal, Ayra Starr, and many more best artists.
After signing a contract to record with Mavin Records, Korede Bello made waves in Africa by releasing his smash single called Godwin and a second one called Mungo Park and then African Princess.
Since his debut, the young artist has recorded hits and collaborated with other famous artists such as Tiwa Savage Don Jazzy, Dr. Sid, and many more.
His tireless efforts and high standing in the Nigerian music industry led to him receiving an endorsement and ambassadorship role with the top African telecom company GLO in 2015.
He was also awarded an honorary ambassadorial position within the Nigerian Police Force and made an ambassador the youngest to the force to date. He was awarded the title of Superintendent of Police in the year 2015 by the Inspector-General for Police Ibrahim Idris.
Korede Bello has a smooth and romantic voice that is applauded by fans, especially ladies.
His music genre is majorly Afro-Pop. The singer has gone on to release hits which include;
- Work It
- Mi Casa Su Casa
- Mungo Park
- Jingle Bell
- I Love Naija
- Bless Me
- Let Him Go
- Ese Baba
- Jingle Bell
- I Love Naija
- Bless Me
- Let Him Go
- Ese Baba
- Favorite Song
- If You Smile
- I’m Into You
- The Way You Are
- Oh Baybe
Awards and Nominations
The singer, Korede Bello has been appreciated by many brands, not his incredible achievement in the Nigerian music industry. Most notable are;
- Indigenous & Revelation of the year at Tush All Youth Awards 2011.
- Most wanted Artiste at Hype Awards 2012.
- R&B Single (Male) at Yem Awards 2012.
- Young Promoter of Cultural Heritage at The Gong Africa News Magazine 2012.
- Most Promising Music Act to Watch at the Nigeria Teen Choice Awards 2014.
- Best Song of the Year “Godwin” at the 4th Annual Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards 2015.
- Best Pop Single “Godwin at the Headies 2015.
- Pop Artiste of the Year at the City People Entertainment Awards 2016.
- Best Contemporary Afro Video “Godwin” the 9th Nigeria Music Video Awards 2016.
Korede Bello has very attractive with a height of 5 feet 10 inches. He weighs about 76 pounds.
Despite being on the music scene for a short period of time Korede Bello remains dating. However, he was reported to be in a relationship with a gorgeous woman known as Azaria Zia.
Azaria Zia is a member of her company, the Mavin crew. The connection between the two was questioned after the pair shared the same image of kiss marks in Korede Bello‘s cheeks on their respective platforms.
Azaria Zia captioned the tweet “I finally could kiss you, baby,” and Korede Bello shared the post on Twitter.
However, the singer has yet to confirm whether he’s actually dating Mavin’s friend.
The Afro-Pop singer gets inspiration from singers such as Ayo as well as 2baba…
Korede Bello has been previously reported to be with Nollywood actress Iyabo Ojo‘s daughter, Priscilla Ajoke Ojo. The rumor has never been confirmed however the two were spotted numerous times together.
There are also those who believe Priscilla Ajoke Ojo is in a relationship with Lil Kesh, the former YBNL performer.
Korede Bello is among the top popular young Nigerian performers.
The multi-talented performer has an estimated net worth of $1.1 million.
He has used a portion of his wealth to buy an exquisite apartment as well as some automobiles.
The money comes from sales of music and endorsement deals with Telecommunication Giants Globalcom.
Korede Bello is active on social media just like other top artists. He shares pictures of himself, his concert, and upcoming music videos to keep his fan in line.
- Instagram: @koredebello
- Twitter: @koredebello
- Facebook: Korede Bello