Table Of Content
- Adekunle Gold Profile
- Adekunle Gold Early Life
- Adekunle Gold Career.
- Adekunle Gold Net Worth
- Adekunle Gold Record Label
- Adekunle Gold Wife and Children
- Adekunle Gold Cars
- Adekunle Gold Awards And Nominations
- Adekunle Gold Songs And Albums.
Adekunle Kosoko, professionally known as Adekunle Gold is a Nigerian highlife singer, songwriter, and graphics designer. He rose into prominence after the release of his 2015 hit single “Sade”. He started his music career at a tender age and wrote his first song at the age of 15. He currently has countless hit tracks, awards, and nominations. He’s among the top 25 richest artists in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $1.2 million.
Adekunle Gold Profile.
|Full Name||Adekunle Kosoko|
|Stage name||Adekunle Gold|
|Date of Birth||28th January 1987 (34 years)|
|Profession||Singer, Songwriter and Graphics Designer|
|Marital status||married (since January 2019)|
|Children||Has one daughter (Adejare Kosoko Deja)|
|Place of birth||Lagos State, Nigeria.|
|Record Label||The 79th Element|
|Net Worth||$1.2 million|
Adekunle Gold Early Life.
Adekunle Kosoko was born in Lagos state into a royal family. After his basic education, he went further to study Art and Design at Lagos State University where he had his Higher National Diploma. He loves graphics designing and he is the brain behind YBNL recorded label official logo.
Adekunle Gold Career.
As a lover of music while growing up, Adekunle Gold was a member of the junior choir of his church. He was inspired by King Sunny Ade and Ebenezer Obey and loved playing their songs. While in school, he co-founded a music group with his friends but later dump the music group and went solo. He rose into prominence after the high life cover of One Direction’s ‘Story Of My Life’ went viral. The cover, “Sade” was released in December 2014 and became a hit in 2015 and also got nominated by The Headies for The Best Alternative Song. Later in 2015, he got signed by Olamide into the YBNL Nations record label. Adekunle Gold released countless hit tracks under YBNL including Pick Up, Orente, Ariwo Ko and lots more. Adekunle Gold’s songs were enjoyed by many and were widely accepted outside Africa even though his music was a combination of both Yoruba, English and pidgin English. In 2015, he was nominated by The City People Entertainment Awards for The Most Promising Act Of The Year.
In 2016, his album ‘Gold’ was ranked 7th on the Billboard World Album Chart for the week of 13 August 2016. The album featured most Nigerian top producers including P-Banks, Pheelz and Masterkraft.
Adekunle Gold Net Worth
Adekunle Gold is a successful highlife singer. He has bagged multiple endorsement deals and also won numerous awards. On 15 January 2018, he bagged an endorsement deal with Unity Bank and was officially announced by the bank as their brand ambassador. Adekunle Gold is currently among the top 25 richest artists in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of about $1.2 million.
Adekunle Gold Record Label
After his contract with YBNL got expired Adekunle Gold took to his various social media platforms to announce his record label “The 79th Element” as a reference to the element ‘gold‘ being 79 on the periodic table.
Adekunle Gold Wife And Children.
Adekunle Gold got married in 2019, he married the Nigerian melodious singer, Simisola Kosoko better known as Simi. According to information gathered by NaijadiscoTeam, they’ve been into a relationship for five years before they got married. In May 2020, they welcomed a baby girl Adejare Kosoko Deja. In May 2021, they both sang the song “Happy Birthday” which was dedicated to their daughter to celebrate her 1 year birthday.
Adekunle Gold Awards And Nominations
- Best New Act; by Nigeria Entertainment Awards in 2015 –>Won
- Best Song; by Nigeria Entertainment Awards in 2016 –>(Pick Up) Won
- Best Act To Watch; by Nigeria Entertainment Awards in 2016 –> Won
- Best Alternative Song; by The Headies in 2016 –> (Sade) Won
- Album Of The Year; by City People Entertainment Awards in 2017 –> Won
- Collabo Of The Year; by City People Entertainment Awards in 2017 –> Won
- Best African Music Artist; by IARA in 2017 –> Won.
Adekunle Gold Songs And Albums
- Pick Up
- Ariwo Ko
- My Life
- AG Baby
- Sweet Me
- No Forget
- Something Different
- Before You Wake Up
- Call On Me and lots more.
- Gold (2016)
- About 30 (2018)
- Afro Pop Vol. 1 (2020)
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