Patrick Nnaemeka Okorie, universally known as Patoranking, is a singer, songwriter, dancer, artist, and performer specializing in reggae-dancehall music in the Nigerian music industry.
Patoranking net worth increased as he approached into the limelight after collaborating with artists such as Konga, Slam, Reggie Rockstone, and XProject. He hasn’t looked back since, even beating the aforementioned musical ranks.
Patoranking was connected with Dem Mama Records (now DM Records) and became very popular after the success of his song Alubarika with Timaya.
- Birth name: Patrick Nnaemeka Okorie
- Date of Birth: May 27, 1990
- Age: 30
- State of Origin: Ebonyi State, Nigeria
- Genres: Reggae, Dancehall
- Occupation(s): Singer, Songwriter, Dancer
- Instruments: Vocals
- Years active: 2009–present
- Label: VP Records
- Net Worth: $1 million
Born on May 27, 1990, in Yegun-Egbi, Alimosho, Lagos State. Patoranking is from Onich LGA, Ebonyi State, in the south-eastern part of Nigeria. His stage name was designated to him by a Jamaican artist on Alpha Beach in Lagos when they first met, and he got it from his name Patrick.
Patoranking and his family lived in Yegun-Egbi, a satellite city before moving to Ebute Mett, all in Lagos. He completed his secondary studies at the Epe State Comprehensive College, before being transferred to the Jibril Martin Memorial Gymnasium in Iponra, Surulere.
After high school, Patoranking began dancing as a profession, performing in street congregations and carnivals before embarking on a singing career.
Patoranking is a reggae musician who attributed to musical icons that strongly influenced his merits music such as Bujo Banton, Bob Marley, Fel Kuti, Lucky Dube, Chak Demus, Majek Fashek, Blackky, BlackBaby, the wonderful BenjajBajaj.
In May 2012, he released a single called Iya Bisi, which featured both Qdot and Kbaj. The song combines genres of dancehall and fuji music. Patoranking won Qdot and Kbaja as composers after sharing with his ideas about what the song should be.
On September 12, 2013, Patoranking simultaneously released audio and video for “Alubarika.” In the song, he introduced Timaya and described a summary of his life as a musical artist, noting that it opened the door for him to build a fan base and working with established musicians. Process.
Patoranking signed a recording contract with Foston Music in February 2014, ending his relationship with Timaya Dem Mama Records. Without wasting time, he released the single Girlie O, a few days after signing for his new label, and WizzyPro produced the song.
The music video for the song was recorded and produced in London by Moe Musa and released on February 5, 2014, which helped Patoranking net worth increase.
The “Girlie O” remix with music star Tiwa Savage was released on May 19, 2014, and was well-received by Nigerian music lovers. The song premiered at number 9 on the Official Naija Top 10 MTV Base list. The remix clip was recorded and directed by Moe Musa in London, just like the original song.
He appeared in the single Murda Seyi Shay with Shaydee. The music was produced by Dokta Frabz and publicized on April 1, 2014. On May 11, 2014, the clip for “Murda” was transferred to Vevo. Meji Alabi produced it for JM Films.
Patoranking singles, Daniella Whine and My Woman, My Everything, are listed in the official Naija Top 10 MTV Base. “Daniella Whine” debuted at no. No. 4 in May and above are on the list No.1 in June, while “Ma femme, mon tout” was also on the list, reaching No.2.
In January 2016, Patoranking was appointed as one of the judges for the introductory talent search, The Voice Nigeria. He dropped his first studio album “God Over Everything” on August 1, 2016, with appearances like Phyno, Wizkid, Sarkodie, Olamide, Elephant Man, and K1 The Ultimate.
The album premiered at no. 4 on Billboard’s reggae album list.
Patoranking is said to be carried out with a woman whose name is simply Leila, and they both have a son from a relationship. They are said to have now separated, but sometimes see their loving son tie them up. Patoranking also has a daughter, Wilmer.
Cars, Houses, and Assets
With Patoranking net worth, he lives in a house in Metro Garden, Lekki, Lagos State. The house has a recording studio, which allows him to work very efficiently. He also owns several luxury cars, including a 2014 Range Rover SUV, a red Porsche, and a Mercedes G wagon. All assets are adding up to Patoranking net worth.
Patoranking Net Worth
Patoranking net worth is estimated to be $1 million, He has managed to become a wealthy and influential artist from very humble beginnings, and most of his value comes from his music and musical performances.
Albums and Songs
Patoranking has two albums, “God Over Everything,” released in 2016, and “Wilmer” released in 2019. Some of his songs are:
- So Nice
- Up In D Club
- Iya Bisi
- Park Well
- Girly O
- Girly O (Remix)
- Daniella Whine
- My Woman, My Everything
- Gal Ting Riddim (Cover)
- Make Am
- Another Level
- No Kissing Baby
- Love You Die
- Suh Different
- Heal D World
- Lenge Lenge
And other hit songs skyrocketing Patoranking net worth over time in 2020.