Banky W Biography, Net Worth, Profile & Age
BIRTH NAME: Oluwabankole Wellington
STYLE RATING: 5.3%
DISPLAY NAME: Banky W
NET WORTH: $11 Million Dollars
Banky W was born Oluwabankole Wellington in New York, United States of America on the 27th of March, 1981. When he turned 5, his family relocated to Nigeria. Banky W started singing at a young at in his local Church.
He schooled both at primary and secondary levels in Lagos State, Nigeria before earning a scholarship to school at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, New York.
He founded his record label in 2002 while he studied in New York, and travelled down to Nigeria to focus on his musical career. Upon arriving Nigeria, Banky W signed several artistes to his record label.
These artistes included Wizkid, Niyola, Shaydee, and Skales. Before this time, he had risen to limelight with the release of his debut album titled Back in the Building, in 2005. Banky W wrote a theme song for telecommunications company Etisalat (now 9mobile) titled 0809ja for life.
Banky W has an estimated net worth of $11 million dollars. He and Sasha P were the maiden brand ambassadors of giant tech brand, Samsung Electronics.
He was honoured also as brand ambassador to Ciroc ultra-premium vodka, and he has being in the music industry for a long time. He once mentored Wizkid Ayo and other big time artistes now. He also happens to be one of the most handsome Nigerian music stars.
Banky W is a brand ambassador to several international corporations and has several unveiled sources of income aside music. Oluwabankole Wellington is fondly called Mr W, Mr Capable or King of Lagos Party by friends.
He has been active since 2002 and is a talented vocalist, rapper, songwriter, model and co-founder of EME Records. He is married to beautiful Nollywood actress, Adesua Etomi, and they got married in November 2017. Since he got to limelight, he has released several hit singles, won awards, and collaborated with musical artistes in Nigeria.
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