Mayorkun Biography, Early Life, Age, Family, Education, Career And Net Worth

Mayorkun Biography
Mayorkun is a top Nigerian singer, songwriter and pianist, currently signed to the Davido's DMW record label.
He was discovered by the 'Fall' crooner after releasing a cover of 'The Money', a song the singer initially released with Olamide. Mayorkun has since 2016 when he was signed into the label, released a good number of hit songs in the Nigerian entertainment industry.
We'd be seeing Mayorkun's biography, date of birth, age, early life, family, parents, relationship status, education, entertainment career, net worth, houses, cars, social media handles and everything else you'd love to know about him.
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Mayorkun Profile

Before we continue, here's a quick rundown on Mayorkun's profile and a few things you'd love to know about him:
Full name: Adewale Mayowa Emmanuel
Stage name: Mayorkun
Date of birth: 23rd March 1994
Age: 26 years (2020)
Nationality: Nigerian
Place of birth: Osun State, Nigeria
Parents: Sunday Adewale (father), Toyin Adewale (mother)
Education: University of Lagos
Relationship status
Occupation: Singer, songwriter
Instruments: Vocals, piano
Net worth: $5 million

Adewale Mayowa Emmanuel Biography, Date Of Birth, Early Life, Family And Education

Adewale Mayowa Emmanuel (Mayorkun) was born on the 23rd of March, 1994 in Osun State. His father, Sunday Adewale is an artist and movie producer while his mother, Toyin Adewale is a popular Nollywood producer.
Mayorkun started his early primary education at Living – Spring Montessori. After obtaining his first school leaving certification, he enrolled in Hi-Grade College for his secondary education. He further gained admission into the University of Lagos where he earned a degree in accounting at the age of 22.

Entertainment Career

Mayorkun discovered his music talent at a very early age. In fact, he was a part of his church choir and once stated that he 'learnt the rudiments of music' during those periods. 
Before venturing into a professional music career, Mayorkun was already working as a banker. At a stage, he wanted to quit his job because of music, a move his Mum strongly countered, with the motion that banking was his calling. But his father supported the move.
Everything however changed with Mayorkun's mum heard about Davido's invitation to join his music label. She was there when Davido called him and she said: 'wow this is big, maybe you should give it a trial'.
Mayorkun's first song under the label was 'Eleko', a song which garnered more than a million views less than 1 days after release. He has since then released a good number of songs including 'Che Che', 'Yawa', 'Mama', 'Sade', 'Fantasy' and many others.

Mayorkun's Songs and Albums

Mayorkun has released a good number of songs and two studio albums since he ventured into music.
Some of them include:
• Eleko
• Sade
• Yawa
• Che Che
• Love You Tire (ft Mr Eazi)
• Mama
• Fantasy
• Bobo (ft Davido)
• Posh
• Sope
• Up to Something
• True (ft Kizz Daniel)
• Of Lagos
• Geng
• Hustlers Anthem

Studio albums and EPs

• The Mayor of Lagos (2018)
• Geng (EP) (2020)

Personal Life

Mayorkun is the first child of three, born into a family of entertainers. His father, Sunday Adewale, doubles as a movie producer and singer while his mum, Toyin Adewale is a seasoned actress in the Yoruba movie scene.
Not much is known about his relationship, but according to DatingCelebs.com, he has been in at least one relationship in the past.

Awards and Nominations

Mayorkun's musical talent has earned him a good number of awards, including:
• Rookie of the Year at the 2016 Headies Awards (won)
• Most Promising Act at the 2016 City People Entertainment Awards (won)
• Choice New Song of the Year at the 2016 Nigerian Teen Choice Awards (nominated)
• Best New Act at the 2017 Nigeria Entertainment Awards (won)
• Best New Act at the 2017 Soundcity MVPs (Nominated)
• Best Music Cover at the 2017 City People Entertainment Awards (won)
• Artiste of the Year at the 2018 City People Entertainment Awards (won)
• Next Rated at the 2018 Headies Awards (won)
• Best R&B/Pop Album for The Mayor of Lagos at the 2019 Headies Awards (won)
• Hip Hop World Revelation at the 2019 Headies Awards (won)

Mayorkun Net Worth

Mayorkun is one of the biggest Nigerian artists, with more than 3 million followers on Instagram alone. In 2017, he embarked on a nationwide tour in 2017 that saw him perform in over 35 schools. He ended the year with his first headline concert in Lagos called “The Mayor of Lagos”. The concert was quite successful, and he even continued it in 2018 in Ibadan and Abuja.
In 2018, he also did another show, but this time around in the United Kingdom alongside his label mate Dremo Drizzy.
2018 was really a turning point in his career. Around July, he showed off his newly acquired duplex. He shared a photo of himself standing in the gorgeous house with the caption; “humble beginnings”, with a “house” emoji. While he didn't state the address of the house (of course he shouldn't), we're sure it'd be located somewhere in Lagos.
Mayorkun is also a lover of cars. A peep at his garage is enough to make you double your hustle. He has (or has previously owned) a Range Rover SUV, Porsche Panamera Turbo, Mercedes Benz CLA250 AMG, a Mercedes Benz 4matic and a Toyota Prado SUV.
According to CarMart.ng, Mayorkun has an estimated net worth of $5 million.

Social Media Handles

You can connect with Mayorkun on:
Instagram @iamMayorkun
Twitter @IamMayorKun

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