Adewale Mayowa Emmanuel (born March 23, 1994), known professionally as Mayorkun, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and pianist. He was discovered on Twitter by Davido when he posted a cover of one of Davido’s “The Money” featuring Olamide. He was later signed to Davido’s DMW in 2016 and release his first single called “Eleko”.
Mayowa was born on March 23, 1994 in Osun State.
He is the first child of three, born into a family of entertainers. His mother is a Nollywood actress and his father, an artist and movie producer. Mayowa was part of the choir at a very young age where he, according to him, “learnt the rudiments of music”. He has a degree in accounting from the university of Lagos, and was in a banking job before he was discovered in 2016.
Mayorkun (Nigerian) is a fast rising popular upcoming artist recently sign on by Davido to HKN Music. His first single ‘ Mayorkun (Nigerian) Eleko ‘ is a hit that has gone on to set a record as one of the fastest YouTube music videos to reach 1 million views plus with 10 days.
So who is Adewale Mayowa Emmanuel aka Mayorkun (Nigerian) and how did he get here, leaving a banking job for music!!
Moreover, Adewale Mayowa Emmanuel is a native of Osun state, born to the Adewale family. His father, a professional musician, Actor and Director, while his mum is the popular Nigerian actress Toyin Adewale, need we add that his dad’s uncle Segun Adewale is also musical artist.
At 22 years old, he is already a graduate of university of Lagos. He had his secondary and primary education at Living-spring montessori / hi grade college.
MAYORKUN Net Worth
As of 2018 Mayorkun is estimate to be worth $200,000. He should be worth more than that but don’t forget his earnings were shared between him and his label. He made so much money from song sales and shows between 2017-2018.
Additionally, Mayowa embarked on a nationwide tour in 2017 that saw him perform in over 35 schools. He ended the year 2017 with his first headline concert in Lagos called “The Mayor of Lagos”. The Mayor of Lagos concert continued in 2018 with a show in the city of Ibadan and the capital, Abuja. Also, a date for a Lagos edition was announced. In 2018, Mayowa did a tour of the UK, where he performed in about six cities. He performed alongside label boss Davido at the wireless festival.