Nigerian Super Star, Olubankole Wellington, Popularly known as Banky W in the Nigerian entertainment industry, is amongst the richest celebrities in the Nigerian Showbiz Industry.
In this article, I will like to give you with the latest update from Nigeria Insider on Banky W Net Worth 2021 Forbes, businesses and his sources of income in Nigeria.
Banky W’s Biography
Olubankole Wellington was born on March 27, 1981, in the United States of America. His father hails from Badagry while his mother is from Calabar in Cross River State.
The 39-year-old singer and actor is well known for keeping a low profile when it comes to showcasing his wealth but he is surely worth a lot of money. Banky W is a Nigerian singer, rapper, actor, entrepreneur and politician who has been making living from various sources of income.
Early Life & Education Life
Olubankole Wellington and his family moved back to Nigeria when he was at the age of five, where he started his music life in his Church choir. Olubankole Wellington had his education in Lagos — for both primary and secondary. He then returned to New York on scholarship and attended Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Upon joining Church choir when he was five years old, Banky W had music career at youthful age and started his record label in 2002 while studying.
Political career Life
On 11 November 2018, Banky W declared his intention to run for the Lagos’ Eti-Osa Federal Constituency seat in Nigeria’s House of Representatives, on the platform of Modern Democratic Party, formed in 2017. On 23 February 2019, Banky Wellington lost the Eti-Osa Federal Constituency Elections to Babajide Obanikoro of the All Progressive Congress.
Does Banky W Own Record Label?
Yes, Banky W owns a record label in Nigeria whereby he has signed a lot of Artists under it. If you are asking What Is The Name Of Banky W’s Record Label, then Nigeria Insider has more for you. The name of the record label is Empire Mates Entertainment (E.M.E ) — where he signed a lot of artists of which some are Niyola, Shaydee, Skales and Wizkid.
Banky W Albums
- Back in the Building (2006)
- Mr. Capable (2008)
- The W Experience (2009)
- R&BW (2013)
- Undeniable (2003)
- Songs About U (2017)
Banky W Net Worth Forbes 2021
Banky W net worth is estimated at $9 million dollars according to Forbes 2021 reports. Locally, Banky W net worth in Naira is ₦3.51 Billion in Nigeria.
Banky W Source of income
Here is how Nigerian popstar Banky W makes his millions. Banky W makes income from Movies, Philanthropy, Endorsement deals, Record Label, Singing/Performances.
Banky W’s Family In Nigeria
Banky W married Adesua Etomi traditionally on 19 November 2017 and subsequently did his white wedding in South Africa on 25 November 2017. He had a successful skin cancer surgery on his shoulder in 2017.
Awards Received By Banky W In Music Career
- John Lennon Song Writing Award 2006, R&B Category, for ‘My Regret’
- Best R&B Artiste, Nigerian Entertainment Awards 2006
- Best Male R&B Artiste, Urban Independent Music Awards, USA, 2006
- Best International Album, Nigerian Entertainment Awards 2007 for ‘Mr Capable’
- Best R&B Video, Nigerian Music Video Awards 2008 for ‘Don’t Break My Heart’
- Best Male Vocal Performance, Hip hop World Awards 2009 for ‘Don’t Break My Heart’
- R&B Single of the year, 2010 Hip Hop World Awards for ‘Strong Ting’
- Best R&B Singer (Male) and Best Music Video 2010 City People Entertainment Awards
How To Contact E.M.E Records
Diamond Estate, Lasu Isheri Road, Isheri, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria
PHONE NUMBER: 08167334334
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