Mayorkun is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, and pianist. He was signed to Davido’s record label DMW from 2016 to 2021; his debut single “Eleko” was released under the label. Let’s talk about his full biography, Age, House, Car, Girlfriend, Wikipedia, and net worth below.
|Name||Adewale Mayowa Emmanuel|
|Date of birth||23rd March 1994|
|Occupation||Nigerian singer, Songwriter, and Pianist.|
|Net Worth||5 Million Dollars|
Adewale Mayowa Emmanuel professionally as Mayorkun, is a Nigerian singer, Songwriter, and Pianist. He released a cover of Davido’s “The Money” single and was discovered by the singer on Twitter. Mayorkun was signed to Davido’s record label DMW from 2016 to 2021; his debut single “Eleko” was released under the label. Mayorkun released his debut studio album The Mayor of Lagos in November 2018. After his exit from DMW in 2021; he released “Let Me Know” and his second studio album Back In Office in October 2021, under the Sony Music West Africa division.
Early Life of Mayorkun
Mayorkun was born on 23rd March 1994 in Osun State, Nigeria. He is the first child of three, born into a family of entertainers. His mother is a Nollywood actress and his father is an artist and movie producer. Mayorkun was part of the choir at a very young age where he, according to him, “learned the rudiments of music”. He has a degree in accounting from the University of Lagos and was in a banking job before he was discovered in 2016.
Music Career of Mayorkun
Mayorkun decided to leave his bank job to search for another due to bad pay, when his cover video was spotted by Davido in February 2016. Davido followed him on Twitter and Instagram, after which Davido asked him if he can do more than play the keyboard. He got a call from Davido the same day he wrote his resignation letter and sent Davido some of the songs he already recorded. Davido decided to sign him to Davido Music Worldwide. Mayorkun released his first single under the label called “Eleko” in 2016. The song debuted at number 9 on the Nigeria Playdata charts, on 1 May 2016, and reached number 5, on 28 May 2016. The video of the song gathered a million views in the first 10 days. To his name, Mayorkun has several singles including Yawa, Sade, Che Che, and Mama. In October 2018, he released singles “Posh” and “Fantasy” featuring Olu Maintain in anticipation of his first studio album titled “The Mayor of Lagos”. The Mayor of Lagos was released on the 16th of November, 2018. On December 1, 2018, it appeared on the Billboard World Albums chart, peaking at number 15.
In 2020, he was among the artists scheduled for performance at the Convention center of the Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos for the 2020 vanguard personality awards. Other scheduled artists included Tekno, Timay, and many more.
Mayorkun Net Worth
Mayorkun net worth is estimated to be $5 million. He was signed to Davido’s record label named DMW from 2016 to 2021; His debut single “Eleko” was released under the label.
Over the past few years, Mayorkun has risen to prominence in the Nigerian music sector and worldwide. With the increasing success, he has equally received a good measure of fortunes. The singer is a source of inspiration to upcoming entertainers.
He released a cover of Davido ‘s “The Money” single and was discovered by the singer on Twitter. Mayorkun was signed to Davido’s record label DMW from 2016 to 2021; his debut single “Eleko” was released under the label. Mayorkun released his debut studio album The Mayor of Lagos in November 2018.