Between 2016 and now, Mayorkun has undoubtedly shaken up the Nigerian Contemporary music space. A huge number of Mayorkun songs have recorded so much global success within such a short period of time and he seems to be enjoying the flow. As a matter of fact, Mayorkun is currently being celebrated and ranked among the most popular musicians in Nigeria as of today. And with all that said, we did some background research to put together this article which reveals some interesting facts about Mayorkun biography, net worth, cars, houses and amazing career.
Within just 5 years of stepping into the limelight, Mayorkun has grown to become one of Nigeria’s finest singers in the music industry today
1. Mayorkun biography
A lot of people in recent times have been sort of curious about knowing the biography of Mayorkun simply because so many of his fans now refer to him as the Mayor of Lagos. Well, his real name is actually Adewale Mayowa Emmanuel and he is officially recognized by the stage name “Mayorkun”. According to Wikipedia records, the super-talented Singer, Pianist, Songwriter was born in Osun State on the 23rd of March 1994. It is even a popularly known fact that Mayorkun was actually born into a family of talented entertainers. Yes, Mayorkun’s mother is no other than the renowned veteran Nollywood actress, Toyin Adewale.
Believe it or not, Mayorkun’s mother is our beloved veteran Nigerian actress, Toyin Adewale
Despite Mayorkun’s mother being a popular actress, it might interest you to know that he never studied Performing arts in school and he was never “forced” to study any course in the field of art. Yes, Mayorkun actually completed his early education at Living Spring College in Lagos and later went on to obtain a degree in Accounting from the University of Lagos as well. In fact, Mayorkun even worked as a banker for quite some time before quitting his job in 2016 which was the same year Davido found interest in him and signed him to DMW.
2. Mayorkun net worth
Various sources seem to be having contradictory figures of Mayorkun’s estimated net worth because his wealth keeps growing exponentially every year just as his music career continues to soar. But in any case, a large number of media sources agree that Mayorkun has an estimated net worth of ₦2.1 billion ($5 million) according to 2021 records.
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3. Mayorkun cars and houses
If you keep searching for information relating to Mayorkun girlfriend, you will hardly find any useful record in the public space. This is due to the fact that Mayorkun has been keeping some information about his personal life away from the media. Nonetheless, when it comes to his cars and properties, he does regularly show them off every time he gets the chance. Take for example in 2018, Mayorkun took to his official social media pages to share some photos of a ₦200 million mansion which he bought in Lagos. In a similar manner, Mayorkun has also shared several photos of himself posing with his expensive luxury cars in times past. Meanwhile, we have added a list of “confirmed” Mayorkun cars below to satisfy the curiosities of some fans.
- Range Rover SVAutobiography
- Porsche Panamera Turbo
- Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 AMG
- Mercedes-Benz C300 4Matic
- Ford Mustang
- Two black-painted Toyota Prado
While Mayorkun might not like to show other parts of his personal life, he does enjoy flaunting his expensive cars
4. Mayorkun career highlights
According to media narrations, Mayorkun has always loved music from a very young age. During his childhood days, he joined a youth choir that really helped him to learn the rudiments of music and melodies. This background obviously helped him to make a remarkable cover of Davido’s song “The Money” in 2016 and that single track actually got him noticed by the popular musician who later signed him to the DMW record label in the same year. Due to the fact that Mayorkun has gone a long way in his music career, we figured out that it would be time-wasting to tell a “long” story of his entire career journey. So, in a much better outlook, we have highlighted below some of the notable milestones and achievements in his career so far.
- Mayorkun was initially working at a bank job before he resigned in 2016, made a cover of Davido’s song “The Money” and later got signed to DMW record label that same year.
- Mayorkun music quickly became a nationwide sensation in Nigeria just after his very first single “Eleko” dropped in 2016 following his move to the DMW record label.
- Over a period of just 5 years, Mayorkun has dropped at least 2 studio albums and numerous singles that record huge success both locally and internationally. In fact, some of his fans are beginning to compare his success rate with that of a few popular African-American music artistes
- In 2016 alone, Mayorkun won the titles of “Rookie of the Year” at the Headies awards, “Most Promising Act” at the City People Entertainment awards, and “Choice New Song of the year” at the Nigerian Teen Choice Awards.
- Between 2017 and 2018, Mayorkun also won the titles of “Best New Act” at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards, “Best Music Cover” as well as “Artiste of the Year” at the City People Entertainment Awards, and “Next Rated” at the Headies awards.
- In 2019, Mayorkun bagged two titles at the Headies awards namely “Hip Hop World Revelation” and “Best R&B/Pop Album”
No one can deny the “explosive” rate at which Mayorkun raced to success within the last 5 years in his music career
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5. Mayorkun charitable activities
As of the time of writing this report, there is yet to be any “glamorous” record confirming whether Mayorkun has been getting involved in Charitable activities or not. But we do recall that the young singer once mentioned in a 2017 interview with the Guardian newspaper that he was planning a little Charity engagement for his 2017 Xmas celebration. This goes a long way to show that Mayorkun surely has a heart for charitable activities and he might take them seriously in the near future. Meanwhile, below is a refreshing interview video from some years ago when Mayorkun narrated the story of how his career took a positive turn after meeting Davido.
Mayorkun Details His Music Career So Far, "Eleko" And Getting Signed by Davido
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