Adewale Mayowa Emmanuel (born March 23, 1994), known professionally as Mayorkun, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and pianist.
He released a cover of Davido’s “The Money” single and was discovered by the singer on Twitter.
Mayorkun signed with Davido’s record label Davido Music Worldwide (DMW) in 2016; his debut single “Eleko” was released under the label.
Mayorkun released his debut studio album The Mayor of Lagos in November 2018.
Mayorkun’s Age, Childhood, and Family.
Mayorkun is 26 Years Old.
Mayorkun 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.
Mayorkun 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 decided to leave his bank job to search for another due to bad pay, when his cover video was spotted by Davido in February 2016.
Davido followed him on Twitter and Instagram, after which Davido asked him if he can do more than play the keyboard.
He got a call from Davido the same day he wrote his resignation letter and sent Davido some of the songs he already recorded.
Davido decided to sign him to Davido Music Worldwide.
Mayorkun’s Net Worth
Mayorkun has an estimated net worth of about 5 million dollars.