Adekunle Gold Biography
Adekunle Gold born Adekunle Kosoko, is a Nigerian professional graphics designer, music recording artist, singer, songwriter, and performer with a unique genre of music he calls Urban Highlife.
Adekunle Gold Age
He was born on 28 January 1987, in Lagos, Nigeria.
Adekunle Gold Family
Gold was born into the Kosoko royal family of Lagos State, Nigeria.
Adekunle Gold Education
He holds a Higher National Diploma in Arts and Design from Lagos State Polytechnic.
Adekunle Gold Relationship | Marriage
Adekunle married Simi in a close-knit ceremony in January 2019.
Adekunle Gold Children
Newly wedded couple Adekunle Gold and his beloved wife Simi would be welcoming a baby to their home pretty soon as she is pregnant. After years of romance and dating, lovebirds Adekunle Gold and Simi tied the knot last Wednesday in a very conservative ceremony in Magodo, Lagos. The nuptial event had a small gathering of 300 guests present to witness the exchange of vows.
However, according to TX, Simi is already pregnant with a child for her hubby Adekunle. This could explain the reason why the couple opted for low profile traditional marriage and totally canceled the white wedding. An insider confirmed the report that the melodious singer is already on the pregnancy journey, close persons especially those at the wedding spotted Simi with a bulge – a growing baby bump. More stories in this regard would come as more details are gathered. The Nigerian entertainment landscape is yet to see the couples’ official photo from their wedding.
Adekunle Gold Music Career
While growing up, Adekunle developed an interest in music while listening to songs by King Sunny Ade and Ebenezer Obey. He became a member of his church’s junior choir during his teenage years and went on to write his first song at the age of 15. In 2014, Adekunle went solo after he disbanded a music group he formed with a friend while in school.
Adekunle Gold was dubbed the “King of Photoshop” after posting an edited Photoshop image of him hugging Tiwa Savage. On 19 December 2014, he released a cover of One Direction’s “Story of My Life” titled “Sade”, which rose to critical acclaim and went on to be nominated at the 2015 edition of The Headies.
After the release of “Sade”, Adekunle released his first official single titled “Orente” through YBNL Nation after signing a music contract with the record label on March 5, 2015. He was nominated in the Most Promising Act of the Year category at the 2015 City People Entertainment Awards.
On 18 July 2016, Adekunle Gold revealed the cover and tracklist of his debut studio album titled Gold. The album is a 16-track project, with musical production from Pheelz, Masterkraft, B Banks, Sleekamo, Oscar and Seyikeyz.
It was released on 25 July, three days before the originally scheduled date of release. Upon its release, it peaked at #7 on the Billboard World Album Chart for the week of 13 August 2016. Moreover, it was critically reviewed by contemporary music critics.
Following his departure from YBNL Nation due to the expiry of his contract, Adekunle Gold unveiled his band “The 79th Element” in reference to the atomic number of gold. He is signed to YBNL Nation Record Label.
Adekunle Gold Phone Number
Call : + 234 708 921 9034
Adekunle Gold Religion
He explained that he was originally a Muslim by birth said his father didn’t support the idea.
On how he converted, Adekunle Gold said: “I followed a girl to church and found that I became a Christian instead. That was in 2004 and I have remained a Christian ever since.”
Speaking on his family’s reception of the news, he said: “My father didn’t like the idea initially but later everyone accepted me for who I am. I am cool being a Christian,
Adekunle Gold Nationality
Gold nationality is Nigerian.
Adekunle Gold Net Worth
Gold is currently one of the richest and most influential artists in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $400,000.
Adekunle Gold Measurement
Gold has a height of 183 cm / 6 ft and weighs 79 kg / 174 lb.
Adekunle Gold Awards
-2016 Nigeria Entertainment Awards Best Song Won
-Best New Act to Watch Won
-2016 The Headies Best Alternative Song Won
-2015 Nigeria Entertainment Awards Best New Act Won
-2017 City People Entertainment Awards Album of the Year Won
-2017 City People Entertainment Awards Collabo of the Year Won
-2017 IARA Best African Music Artist Won
Adekunle Gold Discography
-No, Forget ft Simi
-Fight for you
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