The Mayor of Lagos, also known as Mayorkun, is a Nigerian make artist with a net worth of $1.8 million, and this has ranked him among Nigeria’s top richest entertainers.
Mayorkun’s Net worth, Biography, and Earnings
Mayorkun’s Early Life and Biography
Adewale Mayowa Emmanuel, known as Mayorkun was born on March 23rd, 1994 in Osun state, Nigeria.
Mayorkun is the first child of his parents (Mr. Sunday Adewale and Mrs. Toyin Adewale) and had an entertainment origin.
His mother was a Nollywood actress and his father was an artist and a movie producer.
Mayorkun had his primary and secondary education in Osun state. He, however, had his university education at Lagos State University and studied accounting.
His musical stance began with him learning musical instruments when he joined the choir at an early age.
Mayorkun’s Career and Net Worth
Mayorkun was once a banker in a Nigerian commercial bank and later dumped the job to music.
He began his music career afterward as a Nigerian singer, songwriter, and pianist. Let’s stroll through his musical journey.
Mayorkun got noticed by Davido after Mayorkun did a cover of his single ‘The Money. David followed him on the Twitter and Instagram platforms and demanded to hear some of his other unpublished songs.
Mayorkun got a call from Davido and was signed to Davido’s Music Worldwide record label.
Mayorkun, later on, released his debut single, “Eleko” and its video got a million views just 10 days after it was released. Mayorkun released some other singles including Yawa, Sade, Che Che, and Mama.
He released two singles, “Posh” and “Fantasy” in October 2018. It featured Olu Maintain and this was in anticipation of his first studio album titled “The Mayor of Lagos”.
The Mayor of Lagos was released on 16th November 2018. It was successful as it appeared at number 15 on the Billboard World Album charts on December 1, 2018.
In 2017, Mayorkun organized a nationwide tour and performed in over 35 schools. He managed the first headline Lagos concert, “The Mayor of Lagos “.
The concert continued till 2018, this time not just in Lagos but also in Ibadan and Abuja. He embarked on international tours like the UK tour with his label mate Dremo Drizzy and they performed in six cities. Owing to his achievements, he owned a lot of assets ranging from houses to cars.
Mayorkun has won a lot of awards and nominations like Rookie Of The Year for The Headies in 2016, Most Promising Act; by City People Entertainment Awards in 2016, nominated for the Best New Act; by City People Entertainment Awards in 2016, and so many others
He is undoubtedly a young, talented, and successful Nigerian artist this recent time.