Friday, 6 July 2018

Adekunle Gold: Biography,Net worth 2018 & Quick Facts You Need To Know About Him 

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Adekunle Gold: Biography & Current Net Worth
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Adekunle Gold is one of the top artists in Nigeria.



It's not everytime that you get to see a highlife artist that appeal to the younger generation the way that Adekunle Gold does,in this post we are going to check out some 
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quick facts about Adekunle Gold such as his current net worth,his family and also reveal if the singer is actually related to veteran actor Jide kosoko.

Adekunle Gold: Biography,Networth 2018 & Quick Facts You Need To Know About Him


1. Adekunle Gold's real name is Adekunle Kosoko,he was born in Lagos state,legendary Nollywood actor, Jide Kosoko is his uncle. He has three biological sisters.


2. He is a high life singer,songwriter and also a graphic designer.


3. The singer has been able to appeal to the younger generation who are mainly interested in hip-hop,a feat that most high life singers has not been able to achieve,he calls his own type of highlife music "urban highlife".


4. He broke into the Nigerian music industry with the release of hit tracks titled "Sade" and "Orente" in 2014.


5. Adekunle later bagged a record deal with Olamide's record label called YBNL,his first album was released under YBNL and was titled ''Gold''.

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6. He is also a talented graphic artist,he bagged a HND in Arts and design from the Lagos State Polytechnic. He is also the one that designed the YBNL logo. An edited photo of him and different celebrities earned him the nickname 'king of photoshop' on social media.

7. His music was greatly influenced by Nigerian legendary singers Sunny Ade and Ebenezer Obey.



8. Adekunle's sojourn into music began when he wrote his first song at the age of 15 when he was still in a church choir.


9. He formed his own record label called "The 79th Element" in reference to the atomic number of gold after his left his first record label YBNL.

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10. Adekunle has also secured some endorsement,he is the brand ambassador of Unity Bank.

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11. Adekunle has won a couple of awards including the Nigerian Entertainment Awards (NEAs),Afrima Awards,The Headies,City People Music Awards etc.

12. He added the name ''Gold'' to his name after hearing a pastor preach in church during a church service,he was also a member of a boy band called  'The Bridge'.


13. Apart from being a graphic designer,and a talented highlife singer,he is also a sculptor and a painter,he also has a couple of nice artworks and paintings in his living room.
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14. After releasing some hit tracks in 2114,in 2015 he was number 3 on Google's most searched persons Nigeria.

15. A lot of people do not know that one of his hit tracks 'Sade' was actually a cover of One Direction’s 'Story of my Life'.


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16. The singer likes to keep his personal life secret,he denied dating singer Simi for years before finally admitting to the fact that he is in a relationship with her,however they hardly ever step out together for a public event.

17. He first shoot at acting was on Kunle Afolayan’s movie titled ‘The CEO’.


18. Adekunle Gold charges up to 1 million Naira per show.


19. Adekunle has began going on international tours with the aim of making more money,more fans and also advertising his music to the international community.

In 2018,he released his 2nd studio album titled 'About 30'.

20. Adekunle Gold is a very private individual,as he has kept his personal life secret from the prying eyes of his fans,no one even knows the type of cars he drives,Adekunle Gold has an estimated current net worth of about N25,000 - N30,000 million Naira.


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