With so many types of musicians coming up, it is not easy to make a name in music industry. It takes a lot of effort and above all patience to get recognition amongst the masses. Mayorkun is one guy who made his name through talent and hard work. The original name is Adewale Mayone Emmanuel but he is more popularly known by his stage name Mayorkun. He is a songwriter and singer from Nigeria and was born on 5th April, 1994.
Born in the Osun State of Nigeria, Mayorkun has attained the height of popularity at quite an early age. His debut single Eleko got 1 million views within ten days of release, making him a popular and promising musician.
He is currently signed to Davido Music Worldwide record label. He is a fast rising musician who is the son of a professional actor, director and musician. Being the son of a musician, he always had the passion for music and it was in his blood. His mother, on the other hand, was an actress. Her name is Toyin Adewale. Not only parents, but Mayorkun comes from a family of artists. His own uncle was a musical artist and one of his inspirations. His uncle’s name is Segan Adewale.
Adewale Mayone Emmanuel was a student of Living – Spring Montessori , where he completed his primary and secondary education. Later, he went to High Grade College for high school education. Then he got admission in University of Lagos where he studied Accounting. He was just 22 when he finished university education. Unlike other musicians who left their education incomplete, or completed it late, Adewale made sure his education doesn’t get affected in the pursuit of his music career.
He had a passion for music since his early days but he started a banking job after he completed university education. His father, however, understood his love for music and encouraged him to kick start his music career. Her mother, again on the other hand, opposed the idea and wanted him to continue his banking job.
He decided to quit the banking job because he was not satisfied with his earnings at that job and was already in search for a better job. But later, he decided to change his profession altogether. His first single was title GBO and he released it with the help of his friends. He got official recognition after that. He shared his single on social media and it came under Davido’s attention.
He wanted to speak to him in person. There, he showed interest to know Mayorkun and so Mayorkun’s rise to stardom started. He has won the award for Best New Talent. His few famous songs are: Eleko, Mama, Yawa, Touchdown, Prayer, Tonight, Back 2 Back and many more.
Net worth of Mayorkun
Mayorkun has a net worth of $120,000. It is quite a handsome net worth for a young chap like him. Nowadays, he is under the label Davido music. His fans love him for his lavish lifestyle and a stylish personality.