What is Adekunle Gold Net worth?
As of today, 22nd September 2021, Adekunle Gold is among the richest Nigerian Artists with a net worth of $800,000 in dollars and 300 million in Naira. He is widely recognized for his creative musical arts which has earned him a global recognition.
|Date of Birth:||28 January 1987|
|Occupation:||Singer and Graphic Designer|
Adekunle Gold is a household when it comes to music in Nigeria, he has been in relevance since 2010 till date. Stay tune as we give you update about Adekunle Gold in this article.
Adekunle Biography (Early Life)
Adekunle Gold whose real name is Omoba Adekunle Moruf Kosoko is a Nigerian afro artiste, graphic designer, stage performer and vocalist. He is best known for his hit track ” Sade” which brought him into limelight. He was born on 28th January 1987 in Lagos State, Nigeria.
Adekunle Gold had his primary and secondary school in Lagos State after which he proceeded to Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH) where he graduated with an HND in Art
s and Design. Interestingly, Adekunle is the the nephew of popular Nigerian actor, Jide Kosoko
Adekunle Gold Music Career
Adekunle Gold became a choir member of his church due to his passion for music. He stated that his passion for music was inspired by the songs of Ebenezer Obey and King Sunny Ade.
While in school, he formed a musical band with his friends. He went solo after their disbandment. He started his musical career officially in the year 2010. His 2014 ‘Sade’ was massively accepted by his fans immediately after its release, the song received massive airplay on Various Nigerian radio stations. The song gave him the needed attention to become a superstar in the music industry.
The cover of his hit single ‘Sade’ was released on 19th December 2014. The song earned a nomination at the 2015 Headies Award.
He signed a music contract deal with YBNL (Olamide owned record label) after which his album “Gold” was released on 18th July 2016 under the imprint of YBNL. The 16-track project got musical production from Pheelz, Masterkraft and Seyikeyz. The album peaked at number 7 on the Billboard World Album Chart.His song “Orente” became a massive hit after its release which gave him more fame in the music industry, so far, Adekunle Gold is rated among the most successful musicians in Nigeria.
Awards and Nomination
- Adekunle Gold was nominated for Most Promising Act of the Year at the 2015 City People Entertainment Awards.
- He was also nominated at the 2015 Headies Award
- He won the Best Song of the Year and Best Alternative Song at the 2016 Headies Award.
- Adekunle Gold won the Best New Act to watch at the 2016 Entertainment Award
- As a successful and hardworking musician, he was able to win the Revelation of Africa at the Afrima Awards.
- He also won the Best Song at the Beat of Lagos Awards and Best New Act at the Nigerian Entertainment Awards.
- He won the Collabo of the Year alongside Similar at the City People Entertainment Awards in 2017.
- He also won Album of the Year and Best African Music Artist at the IARA Awards.
Adekunle Gold Record Label
After his exit from YBNL in 2016, he launched his own record label known as “The 79th Element” in reference to the atomic number of Gold. He has so far released several hits under his record label.
Adekunle Gold Personal Life
Adekunle Gold his married to Simisola Ogunleye popularly known as Simi. she is also a musical artist from Nigeria. The couple tied the knot in January 2019. The wedding was held in a private location in Lagos with few invited guest. The union has so far produced a baby girl.
Adekunle Gold Net worth According to Forbes
According to Forbes report on 22nd September 2021, Adekunle Gold net worth is approximately $800,000 in dollars and 300 Million in Naira.