Patrick Nnaemeka Okorie (born 27 May 1990), better known by his stage name Patoranking, is a Nigerian reggae-dancehall singer and songwriter.
Patoranking’s Age childhood and family
Patoranking was born on May 27, 1990 wich makes him 30 Years Old.
Patoranking was born and raised in Ijegun-Egba Satellite Town, but has family roots in Onicha, Ebonyi State.
He attended Citizen Comprehensive College in Epe, Lagos, and later enrolled at Jibril Martin Memorial Grammar School in Iponri.
Patoranking started his performing arts career as a street jam and carnival dancer.
In a 2012 interview with Entertainment Express, he said his stage name was given to him by a Jamaican artist whom he met at Alpha Beach in Lagos.
Patoranking has cited Buju Banton, Bob Marley, Fela Kuti, Lucky Dube, Chaka Demus, Majek Fashek, Blackky, Blackface, Tuface, and Marvelous Benjy as his key musical influences.
On 12 September 2013, Patoranking released the audio and video for “Alubarika” simultaneously. The song literally translates to “God’s Blessings” and features vocals from Timaya.
Patoranking described the song as a summary of his life as a musician and said it opened doors for him in terms of building a fan base and working with established musicians.
Patoranking’s Net worth
Patoranking’s net worth is estimated to be about 7 million dollars.