Who Is Victor AD?
Victor Adere better known as Victor AD is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and stage performer. He is an AfroPop sensation who shot into fame after he got featured by Erigga in “Motivation” and after which he released his 2018 Iconic single “Wetin We Gain“.
He was born into the Adere family in Lagos State and he is the first of four children. He started his career in 2014 and dropped Jowo as his first official single.
Overview of Victor AD Profile.
- Full Name: Victor Adere
- Stage name: Victor AD
- Profession: Singer, songwriter, and stage performer.
- Label: SJW Entertainment
- Genre: AfroPop, R&B
- Born: 2 August 1993 (28 years)
- Origin: Ughelli, Delta State
- Marital status: Not married
- Status: Active (since 2014)
- Net Worth: $850,000
Victor AD Biography
Victor Adere professionally know by his stage name Victor AD was born on 2 August 1993 in Kirikiri, Lagos State but he is originally from Ughelli in Delta State. He was born and raised in the city of Lagos. He had primary school at Heritage International School and moved to his hometown where he attended Ekpan Secondary School, Warri, Delta State, and there he had his Senior School Leaving Certificate (SSCE). After secondary school, Victor AD proceeded to Auchi Polytechnic in Edo State where he bagged a degree in Electrical Electronic Engineering.
Victor AD is the eldest of four children. He was raised in Lagos state alongside his siblings. After spending 8 years in Lagos, they moved to Delta where Victor had his secondary school. He has a brother and two sisters, his brother, Joshua Adere is also a talented young artist like his elder brother, Victor AD. Joshua Adere is best known for his hit single “Your Hand” the single was an inspirational and motivational song, it was referred to as hustler’s anthem and produced by Kizzybeat. His sister, Sandra was also a student of Auchi Polytechnic. In October 2019, Victor AD’s father Mr. Emmanuel Adere was announced dead.
Victor AD Music Career
While in school, Victor AD developed interest in music. He won award in music competition organized by the school’s SUG. Upon graduation, he decided to give his music a full time career. His music career started officially in 2014 and released “Jowo” that was produced by Kulboybeat. The song became a theme song for Radio Continental. In 2017 he dropped “No Idea” the music video was endorsed by TV stations in Nigeria. Victor AD is currently one of Nigeria’s hitmakers in the industry.
Rise to Fame with “Wetin We Gain”
Shortly after being featured on Erigga’s 2018 single “Motivation”, Victor AD dropped his breakthrough song “Wetin We Gain”. The song was officially released on the 17th of July 2018 and it became one of the biggest songs in the country, it was featured on top music charts and also received favorable mentions from music critics. Being the talk of the town, it also attracted controversies, news headlines went viral when some Nigerians suggested that the song promotes rituals and fraud in the country. However, all these controversies and favorable mentions made him more popular, and he was discovered by Sean Efosa, the CEO of Longitude Promotions.
After gaining fame, Victor AD came across Ghannian based record label “Etins Records Limited” and signed a multi-million album record deal in 2018. The label bought him a house in Lagos and even bought him a Mercedes Benz 4matic for him to leave a relaxed life and make good music. The Music video for Wetin We Gain has garnered over 9 million views on YouTube.
Victor AD had collaborated with African stars in the industry like Davido, Patoranking amongst others. On January 26, 2019, Victor AD collaborated with the popular Nigerian singer, Davido on the mega track “Tire You”.
The song also received massive airplay and returned positive review from music critics. On 19 May 2019, Victor dropped Emoji, the song was produced by Kulboybeat and also capped many charts. On 2 August 2019, he released his debut extended play (EP) dubbed “RED EYE”. On 28 July 2020, he released the Patoranking-assisted single “Prayer Request”, which was produced by OshoBeat.
Victor AD Record Label
Victor AD is currently signed to Sir Justine World Entertainment (SJW Entertainment).
Victor AD Awards and Nominations.
- Ghana Meets Naija: Recognition Awards(2018)
- SSMA: Best Pop Single ( 2018)
- SSMA: Best New Act (2018)
- Soundcity MVP Awards Festival: Listeners Choice nominee (2018)
- WEA Street Song of the Year and Next Rated Artiste (2018)
- City People Magazine Awards; Most Promising Act of the Year (2019)
- City People Magazine Awards; Pop Artist of the Year (2019)
- Ghana Music Awards: Best African Act (2019)
- The Headies: Best Pop Single [Nominated] >>Wetin We Gain<< (2019)
- The Headies: Song of the Year [Nominated] >> Wetin We Gain<< (2019)
- The Headies: Next Rated [Nominated] (2019).
Victor AD Net Worth
Victor AD has undoubtedly acquired huge success in the music industry. He is currently one of the richest young entertainers in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $850,000. He earns money from endorsement deals (Ambassador of Pickmeup and Adonko bitters), songwriting, shows, YouTube monetizing, and as well as sales of songs/albums.
Victor AD Discography
- No Idea
- Wetin We Gain
- Tire You (feat. Davido)
- Why (feat, Erigga)
- Too Much Money
- Bigger You
- Prayer Request (feat. Patoranking)
- Omo Ologo
RED EYE (2019)
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Victor AD is a versatile artist and one of the sought-after in Nigeria. He is influenced by the likes of Bob Marley, Sunny Ade, Michael Jackson, and Lucky Dube.
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