|Real Name||Adewale Mayowa Emmanuel|
|Date of Birth||March 23 1994|
|Parents||Sunday Adewale (father), Toyin Adewale (mother)|
|Spouse||Not yet married|
|Net Worth||$2 Million|
Who is Mayorkun?
Adewale Mayowa Emmanuel popularly known and regarded by his stage name, Mayorkun, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, and pianist. There are quite a lot of things you don’t or might not know about the award-winning artist such as Mayorkun net worth, biography, career, awards, and many more. Keep reading while I reveal to you all you need to know.
Mayorkun was born on the 23rd day of March 1994, in Osun State, Nigeria. Mayorkun happens to be the first child of Adewale’s family accompanied by two other siblings. Mayorkun’s father, Sunday Adewale, who is now late, was a music artist and movie producer while Mayorkun’s Mother, Toyin Adewale, is a Nigerian movie actor (Nollywood actress).
Mayorkun grew up in his hometown where he had his primary and secondary education and while at a youthful age, Mayorkun was a member of his church choir team.
Mayorkun after completing his secondary education moved on to the University of Lagos (UNILAG) where he had obtained a bachelor’s degree in accounting.
Mayorkun after graduating from the university was working as a banker before he got spotted by the DMW boss, Davido, in a cover video he made for one of Davido’s songs titled “the money” where he employed the help of the YBNL boss, Olamide. Mayorkun before then wasn’t doing music as a professional career. Although, he already had series of songs he had written before then.
Mayorkun was called by Davido later that day if he could do more than to just play the piano/keyboard and Mayorkun informed him he is also a music artist and can sing very well. This made the DMW boss sign Mayorkun into the DMW record label, and that same day, Mayorkun dropped his resignation letter at the bank where he works.
In April 2016, Mayorkun released his first debut studio song in the DMW record label which was titled Eleko. The song went so viral across the country and video hit over 10 million streams on YouTube within 10 days after it was released.
Mayorkun kept releasing good songs in the music industry some of which are Yawa, Sade, Che Che, Mama, Back 2 Back, Love you tire, and many more.
On the 16th day of November 2018, Mayorkun released his first debut studio album titled the mayor of Lagos which comprised of 14 tracks that included some of his previously sang songs. The album was reported to get listed on the Billboard world album chart in less than a month after it was released and was able to reach to the top 15.
Mayorkun started a tour for his album, the mayor of Lagos (TMOL) in 2017 and went to perform in over 37 schools and after which the main concert was done at the Eko Atlantic City Hotel in December 2017. The concert was a great success and now holds every year in Lagos, Ibadan, Abuja, and other parts of the country.
In 2019, Mayorkun featured the Flyboy inc. boss Kizz Daniel, in once of his award-winning songs which was titled “True”.
So far in 2020, in recent times, his best song has been Geng which was a song that was inspired by just a freestyle which he did with his peers while he was less busy at home. The song has been on a trend for over 5 weeks now.
Mayorkun is indeed one of the most rapid growing artists in the Nigerian music industry.
Mayorkun as at now is not yet engaged or married so, there isn’t any record available presently as for Mayorkun’s family life.
- 2018 The Headies Award for Next Rated
- 2019 The Headies Award for Hip Hop World Revelation of the Year
- 2016 City People Music Award for Most Promising Act of the Year
- 2019 City People Music Award for Best Collabo of the Year (True)
- 2019 The Headies Award for Best R&B/Pop Album (The Mayor of Lagos)
- 2019 City People Music Award for Album of the Year (The Mayor of Lagos)
- 2017 Nigeria Entertainment Award for Best New Act of the Year
- 2016 Nigerian Teen Choice Award for Choice New Song of the Year (Eleko)
- 2017 City People Music Award for Best Music Cover of the Year (Indigenous)
- 2018, 2019 City People Music Award for Music Artist of the Year (Male)
Mayorkun Net Worth 2020
As of 2020, Mayorkun Net Worth is estimated to be $2 million which he made from singing, song writing and live performance at shows and concerts.
Mayorkun Best Quotes
“THE HEIGHT WE ALL ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO WILL SURELY BE ACHIEVED BY EVERYONE WHO PUTS IN THE EFFORT, WHO GETS THERE FIRST DOESN’T MATTER”.Mayorkun
“YOUR TIME IS LIMITED, SO DON’T WASTE IT LIVING SOMEONE ELSE’S LIFE”.Steve Jobs
“I AM NOT A PRODUCT OF MY CIRCUMSTANCES. I AM A PRODUCT OF MY DECISIONS”.Stephen Covey
“LIFE IS WHAT HAPPENS TO YOU WHILE YOU’RE BUSY MAKING OTHER PLANS”John Lennon
“LIFE IS ABOUT MAKING AN IMPACT, NOT MAKING AN INCOME”Kevin Kruse
Mayorkun happens to be one of the music artists to come into the music industry and become so successful within just a very few years and that’s quite an amazing thing and one of the things that make the talented pianist appear so different in the industry. All the way from a church choir member to a pop-star celebrity, it’s indeed a huge success.
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