King Sunny Ade Net Worth: Biography, Profile & Age
King Sunny Ade has an estimated net worth of $7 million dollars. He is a Nigeria instrumentalist, musician, songwriter, singer and pioneer of modern music. He was birthed on the 22nd of September in 1946 as Sunday Adeniyi and has been categorized as one of the musicians with the most influence in the Nigerian entertainment industry.
His birthplace is Oshogbo in Osun State, Nigeria. Sunny Ade’s journey into music as a career started with a highlife band known as Olaiya’s Federal Rhythm Dandies. After performing with the band for years, he went on to form his own music band in 1967 named The Green Spots.
The band has since performed in various events and ceremonies. Something about the band is that they’ve changed their name The Green Spot to other names a couple of times due to several reasons. First, the band changed its name to African Beats and later, the name African Beats was dumped and the band was renamed Golden Mercury.
Due to his relevance and influence, he was chosen by Lai Mohammed (Nigeria’s Minister of Information at the moment) as the ambassador of “Change Begins With Me” campaign. He is known also as the king of Juju music. His Dad and Mum was an organ player for his Church and a trader respectively. King Sunny Ade in December 2016 had his customized guitar was auctioned at N52 million naira and sold at N52.1 million naira.
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