Adewale Mayowa Emmanuel professionally known as Mayorkun is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, and pianist, born on March 23rd, 1994. He was discovered by Davido on Twitter when he released a cover of Davido’s “The Money” single. 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 is the first child of three, born into a family of entertainers.
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His mother is a Nollywood actress and his father, is an artist, and a movie producer. Mayorkun joined the choir at a very tender age where according to him, he “learned the basics 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.
|Real name||Adewale Mayowa Emmanuel|
|Date of birth||23 March 1994|
|Country of Origin||Federal Republic of Nigeria|
|Source of Wealth||Music, Endorsement|
|Net worth||$5 Million|
Mayorkun decided to quit his bank job to search for a new one 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 DMW. Mayorkun released his first single under the label called “Eleko” in 2016. The video of the song got a million views in the first 10 days to his name; Mayorkun has several singles including Yawa, Sade, Che Che, and Mama. In October 2018, he released singles “Posh” and “Fantasy” featuring Olu Maintain in anticipation of his first studio album titled “The Mayor of Lagos” which was released on the 16th of November 2018. On December 1, 2018, it appeared on the Billboard World Albums chart, peaking at number 15.
Mayorkun 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, Mayorkun did a tour of the UK alongside his label mate Dremo Drizzy, where he performed in about six cities. He also performed alongside label boss Davido at the wireless festival.
Mayorkun Net worth
According to his Income, Cars, House, and Lifestyle Mayorkun is estimated in 2020 with a net worth of $5 Million.
In 2018 Mayorkun took to social media to show off his new achievement, “His first home” he shared a picture of himself standing in front of the mighty house with the caption; “humble beginnings” the house is worth over 200 million naira.
Mayorkun Range Rover SUV
Without any doubt, Range Rover has become a trend among celebrities, not only in Nigeria but across the planet. No wonder they go all out to get one for themselves.
The singer over a couple of years has added some exotic cars to his collection of cars. This latest acquisition is his luxury Range Rover, which is a welcomed addition to cars in his garage. The Range rover features a 5.0L V8 engine rated for 500hp and 461 of torque. It has a black colour exterior and a top-notch luxury leather interior. Most times he uses the car to chill and hang out with his friends.
Mayorkun Porsche Panamera Turbo
Mayorkun acquired a Porsche Panamera Turbo; He announced the new car to the public on his Instagram page. He captioned Ma “shey testimony tin ba ra ‘POSH”
The Porsche Panamera Turbo has a customized plate number with Mayorkun on it.
Mercedes Benz CLA250 AMG
In March 2019, Mayorkun acquired an N35 million Mercedes Benz CLA250 AMG. He made this known to the public using his Instagram account.
In the post on IG, he wrote; about to be 25, sitting on 35 million! I might as well spoil myself a Lil! Too grateful! Shouts to @606autos for doing good business! ??? #TMOL
Mercedes-Benz CLA features a punchy engine lineup, lots of standard features, and an above-average predicted reliability rating. However, rear head- and legroom, as well as trunk space, come up short compared to rivals.
Mercedes Benz 4matic
The four-wheel-drive system was developed in conjunction with Steyr-Daimler-Puch; nearly all Mercedes-Benz vehicles that feature this system are paired with an automatic transmission as the default transmission. The first design of the 4Matic system was introduced in 1987 on the W124 series (E Class) saloons (four-door) and estate (station wagon) cars. It was available with the 2.6 L and 3.0 L 6-cylinder petrol (gasoline) and diesel engines.
- Passenger capacity.
- 2.0L Inline-4 turbo.
- 255 hp @ 5,800-6,100 rpm. Power.
- 9G-TRONIC 9-speed. Automatic Transmission.
- 10.5 cu ft. Cargo capacity.
- 5.9 sec 0-60 mph **
- 21 mpg † City fuel economy.
- 30 mpg †
Two Toyota Prado Suv
The car has the following features; it is a full-size four-wheel-drive vehicle in the Land Cruiser range. It is produced by the Japanese carmaker, Toyota. The Prado is one of the smaller vehicles in the range.
Mayorkun is a mainstream Nigerian and African artist he has gained some level of international recognition and he loves sharing his achievements on social media, this should be a motivation to all, to get inspired by this not hate. Hope you enjoyed the article, thanks.