Adekunle Kosoko, often regarded by his stage name, Adekunle Gold, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter who has been in the music industry for a while.
He is known for his unique style of music which happens to be a contemporary genre.
In this article, we will be taking a look at Adekunle Gold’s net worth, biography, and many more.
|Real Name||Adekunle Kosoko|
|Date of Birth||January 28, 1987|
|Parent||Mr. and Mrs. Kosoko|
|Net Worth||$2 million|
Adekunle Gold Biography
Adekunle Gold was born on the 28th day of January 1987 into the Kosoko royal family in Lagos Island, Lagos State, Nigeria.
Adekunle Gold also has his uncle, Jide Kosoko, to be a popular actor in the Nigerian movie industry (Nollywood).
Adekunle Gold studied both his primary and secondary school education in Lagos where he had also completed his tertiary education at the Lagos State Polytechnic and obtained a National Diploma (ND) in Arts and Design.
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Adekunle Gold Career
Adekunle Gold started his music career from a very young age as a member of his church’s choir tea.
He released his first song at the age of 15 and according to Adekunle Gold, he was inspired to go into music due to the fact that he often listens to songs of music Legends like King Sunny Ade and Ebenezer Obey.
While in the University, Adekunle Gold had formed a music band with his friend but got disbanded in 2014 after which Adekunle Gold decided to put more efforts in pursuing his music career.
Adekunle Gold apart from being a singer then is also a computer graphics designer and he is said to be very good and talented.
The song happened to be a cover of One Direction’s “Story of My Life”.
After signing a record deal with the YBNL Nation record label, Adekunle Gold released some other singles like orente, temptation, pick up, and many more.
Adekunle Gold left YBNL Nation in 2016 after the release of his first debut studio album which was titled Gold.
The album consisted of 16 tracks and was produced by Pheelz, Masterkraft, and some other directors in the Nigerian music industry.
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Adekunle Gold upon exit from YBNL Nation created his own record label which he named Afro Urban Records.
Adekunle Gold Family Life
Adekunle Gold is happily married to his wife, Simisola Ogunleye, popularly known as Simi.
The couple is happily blessed with a baby boy who goes by the name, Adejare Kosoko. The baby was born on May 30, 2020, during the COVID-19 period.
The announcement was made just a day after via Simi’s Instagram page.
Adekunle Gold Awards
Adekunle Gold within a very short years of joining the music industry as won some awards and they are as listed below;
- 2016 The Headies Award for Best Alternative Song
- 2017 City People Music Award for Best Collabo of the Year (No Forget)
- 2017 City People Music Award for Album of the Year (Gold)
- 2016 Nigeria Entertainment Award for Best New Act of the Year
- 2018 Nigeria Entertainment Award for Alternative Artist of the Year
- 2016 Nigeria Entertainment Award for Best Song of the Year
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Adekunle Gold Net Worth
As of 2020, Adekunle Gold’s net worth is estimated to be $2 million which he made from his career as a singer and ambassador for different brands.
Adekunle Gold Best Quotes
“Music is supposed to be a vehicle for social change.”Adekunle Gold
“With age 30 comes a little more responsibility with a lot of life to live.”Adekunle Gold
“I realize this about life when people are somehow no longer part of your story, they imagine it will be a tragedy. Just keep going, your success will be right in their faces and there’ll be nothing they can do about it.”Adekunle Gold
“We are quick to sideline people, even when we really do not know about their reality and experiences.”Adekunle Gold
“It feels good to have a dream, and then see it come through.”Adekunle Gold
Adekunle Gold is indeed one of the best contemporary genre singers in Nigeria with a very unique and different style of music which is a very great thing and in which almost every Nigerian is proud of.
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