- Real Name: Adekunle Kosoko
- Stage Name: Adekunle Gold
- Place of Birth: Lagos
- Date of Birth: January 28, 1987
- State of origin: Lagos
- Nationality: Nigerian
- Net Worth: $2 million
- Occupation: Singer, Songwriter, graphic designer
- Genre: Afro-pop, Highlife
The music industry in Nigeria is growing exponentially and a particular genre of music is taking a hold around due to this fact.
This is the Afro-pop genre and one superstar in Nigeria is an ardent singer of this genre of music which is none other than Adekunle Gold.
In this article, we will discuss Adekunle Gold net worth, including how we arrived at the number factoring in his businesses, investments, Endorsements and what he makes generally from his major source of income which is music.
Adekunle Gold is considered to still be quite young and has a lot more to offer in the music industry, so his net worth is expected to keep growing.
However, we will discuss Adekunle Gold current net worth and we will keep this article updated to keep you informed of any changes in his net worth.
Who is Adekunle Gold?
Adekunle Gold is a superstar musician in Nigeria who had music mentors while growing up in the likes of King Sunny Ade and Ebenezer Obey. He started his own journey into music by joining his church’s choir at a very young age.
This decision boosted his skills in music and by the time he was 15, he composed his own song. Aside his music, he was also talented in graphic design and he did numerous, hilarious photoshop including many pop stars including Kim Kardashian, Tiwa Savage and the Empire crew.
His first hit song that pronounced him to the world was his cover of One Direction’s Story of my life. He titled his cover ‘Sade’ and it was massively accepted by critics and fans alike. Without any surprise, the song was nominated for Best Alternative song category during the Headies Awards in 2015.
In the same year, he was signed to a music contract with YBNL, a record label owned by Olamide Badoo. Afterwards, he released his first single which he named ‘Orente’. The song received a lot of air plays and was subsequently Nominated during the 2015 city people entertainment awards under the most promising act of the Year category.
His first album titled ‘Gold’ which had 16 tracks was released in 2016 with production work from Pheelz, Mastercraft, B Banks, Sleekamo, Oscar and Seyikeyz. After the release of the album, it was widely accepted and peaked at number 7 on the billboard world album.
Such was the success of the album. After the expiration of his music contract with YBNL, Adekunle established his personal record label named ‘The 79th element’ which was a reference to the atomic number of Gold on the periodic table.
He has since released other singles such as Ire, Damn Delilah, Before You Wake Up, Young love, Jore feat Kizz Daniel and Something Different.
His discography includes:
- Gold (2016)
- About 30 (2018)
- Sade (2014)
- Temptation (2014)
- Orente (2015)
- Pick Up (2015)
- No Forget feat Simi (2016)
- Ariwo Ko (2016)
- Friend Zone (2016)
- Nurse Alabere (2016)
- Ready (2016)
- My Life (2016)
- Nurse Alabere (2016)
- Friend Zone (2016)
- Work (2016)
- Beautiful Night (2016)
- Fight For You (2016)
- Sweet Me (2016)
- Paradise (2016)
- Call on me (2017)
- Only Girl feat Moelogo (2017)
- Money (2017)
- Ire (2018)
- Damn Delilah (2018)
- Before You Wake Up (2019)
- Young love (2019)
- Jore feat Kizz Daniel (2020)
- Something Different(2020)
Adekunle Gold Net Worth
Adekunle Gold is one of the richest artists in the Nigerian music industry today as he is worth $2 million. There is no doubt he is worth every bit of this estimation due to his numerous endorsements, charge per Show and personal investments.
One of his major endorsements include Unity Bank on the 15th of January, 2018.
Adekunle Gold Biography
Adekunle Kosoko was born into the Kosoko royal family of Lagos State, Nigeria. He attended the Lagos State Polytechnic and has a Higher National diploma in Arts and Design.
Not much is known about the Adekunle Gold’s parents or his family and he also prefer to keep them out of the limelight.
He got married to Simi (Simisola Ogunleye) in a very private wedding but they depicted highlights of the wedding ceremony in their video for ‘Promise’. It was obviously a glamorous one for the two of them.