Mayorkun Biography: Age, Career, Spouse, Family, Net Worth
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Mayowa Adewale Emmanuel (born 23 March 1994) popularly referred to by the name Mayorkun is a Nigerian musician, singer, and pianist. He recorded a cover of Davido’s “The Money” single and was discovered by the singer via Twitter. Mayorkun has been signed by Davido’s label DMW from 2016 until 2021. His debut single “Eleko” was released under the label. Mayorkun released his debut album The Mayor of Lagos in November 2018. After his departure from DMW in 2021, the album was dropped “Let Me Know” and his second album Back in Office in the month of October 2021, which was released under the Sony Music West Africa division
Profiling MayorkunA Quick Glance At Mayorkun
|Full Names||Mayowa Adewale Emmanuel|
|Date Of Birth||23 March 1994|
|Age||29 Years Old|
|State of Origin||Lagos State
|Occupation||Singer • Songwriter
|Academics||University of Lagos|
|Net Worth||$1.3 million
Mayowa Adewale (born on 23 March 1994) is well-known in the world of entertainment by the acting name Mayorkun. Mayorkun.
He is a multi-award-winning singer and songwriter, with a number of hit singles under his belt.
He is associated with the Davido Music Worldwide (DMW) record label. He made headlines when he released his first song, Eleko, in 2016.
Mayorkun was born to the family Adewales in the year 1994. He is from a creative family.
Her mother Toyin Adewale is an experienced Nollywood actress who appeared in a variety of Yoruba films. And his father Mr. Adewale is a film producer as well as an artist.
Mayorkunis one of the children in the family. He is the youngest of 2 brothers (brothers). His younger brother is Ayo Freeman who is an A&R (Artists and Repertoire) employee.
Although he was birthed in Osun State, he is an extremely born Lagos Boy. His passion for music led him to join the choir of his church. He was also developing his singing
ability and also learned to play the piano.
He was signed for DMW. DMW was labeled on the same day that he resigned from his bank job.
Mayorkun has completed both his secondary and primary education in the best school private in Lagos.
He graduated from his school, the University of Lagos. He earned an undergraduate degree from the institution in Accounting from the university.
How old is Mayorkun? He was born on the 24th of March 1994, he is 29 years old as of April 2023.
Mayorkunwho has been a highly skilled pianist performed the cover of a well-known song and uploaded it online. The video became viral and caught Davido‘s interest. Within a few weeks, Davido signed Mayorkun to his newly-formed record label DMW.
In the year 2016, Mayorkundrooped his debut single, Eleko, which became popular in the first few days of its release. The track was so popular that it racked up over one million viewers on YouTube within a mere ten days.
Following this success, he released the smash singles, Sade, Yawa, Love You Tire, Mama, and Bobo.
He released his debut album, Mayor Of Lagos in November of 2018. Before its release, the singer had arranged his first-ever national tour, known as”The Mayor Of Lagos” Mayor of Lagos concert. He visited several cities across Nigeria and performed at more than 35 universities.
Mayorkun has also appeared in numerous performances around the world. He along with Davido performed with Davido at The Wireless Festival.
In the year 2020, he released the number one single, Gengand Of Lagos. The song was popular for several months as it became a street song.
He was a part of Davido on the latter’s 3rd studio album. He was on the smash single, The Best.
One of the top performers in Nigeria He has collaborated with major acts like Mr. Eazi, Yung John, Kizz Daniel, Joeboy, Yonda, Peruzzi, Dremo, T-Classic, The Flowolf, and Ichaba amongst others.
In December 2020 the artist was nominated for an Award for the Artiste Of The Year category at the 14th Headies Awards.
Exit out of DMW and back into Office
Then, in 2021, Mayorkun will announce his resignation 2021. He announces his exit from DMW at the launch celebration of his new album “Back In Office”, during interviewing Ebuka Obi-Uchendu. and Mayorkun. Both ( Davido, and Mayorkun) announced the news to their fans during their album luncheon. The album “Back In Office”, was released by Sony Music, West Africa division in Nigeria on the 29th of October, 2021.
- Love You Tire
- Che Che
- Up To Something
- Of Lagos
- Your Body
Awards and Nominations
- He won the Choice Song Of The Year at the Nigerian Teen Awards.
- In 2016, he went home with the Rookie Of The Year award at the Headies Awards.
- He also won the Most Promising Act award at the City People Entertainment Awards.
- 2018 was a year of triple wins for Mayorkun because he won the Best Music Cover and Artiste Of The Year categories at the City People Entertainment Awards.
- He was also the winner of the Next Rated Artiste award at the Headies Award.
The gorgeous artist Mayorkun turned 29 on the 23rd day of March. He is a Christian. He lives in an elegant home as well as a neighborhood located in Lekki, Lagos. He has a fleet of exotic vehicles. He is currently not in a relationship, but it is believed that he’ll be in an actual relationship very soon.
He has close relationships with his labelmates, Peruzzi Dremo Idowest, Yes Liya, and Yonda as well as Fresh VDM.
Mayorkunhas is a multitalented Nigerian musician Mayorkun Mayorkun, has amassed a net value of $1.3 million.
Mayorkun has become extremely well-known on Instagram. He has more than 4.5m followers.
His official Instagram page is @iammayorkun.