Banky W Biography: Age, Career, Wife, Songs, Son & Net Worth

In today’s edition we bring to the entire public some vital information about the popular Nigerian singer, rapper, actor, entrepreneur and politician.

So stay tuned to know some hidden facts about Banky W.

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Biography

Olubankole Wellington popularly known as Banky W, was born in the United States on 27 March 1981 to Nigerian parents.

His family moved back to Nigeria when he was five years old. He started singing at a young age in his church choir.

Education

He schooled in Lagos for his primary and secondary education and returned to further his tertiary education at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, New York on a scholarship. 

Wife and Son

He married Adesua Etomi traditionally on 19 November 2017and subsequently did his white wedding in South Africa on 25 November 2017. 

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In early 2021, Banky and Adesua had a son.

Career

Banky W is a Nigerian singer, rapper, actor, entrepreneur and politician.

Banky W started his record label E.M.E in 2002 while studying. He also used to work at GlobalSpec.

In 2009, he left the US for Nigeria and established his record label in Lagos where he signed artists like Niyola, Shaydee, Skales and Wizkid to the label at the time. 

His breakthrough debut studio album, “Back in the Building” was released in 2005. 

In 2017, Banky W took part in the initiating of a monumental heirloom, the Philosophers Legacy.

On 11 November 2018, Banky W declared his intention to run for the Lagos’ Eti-Osa Federal Constituency seat in Nigeria’s House of Representatives, on the platform of the Modern Democratic Party, formed in 2017.

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On 23 February 2019, Banky Wellington lost the Eti-Osa Federal Constituency Elections to Babajide Obanikoro of the All Progressive Congress.

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Songs

  • Back in the Building
  • Mr. Capable 
  • The W Experience 
  • R&BW 
  • Undeniable
  • Songs About U 
  • Empire Mates State of Mind 
  • Jasi
  • Jaiye Orimi
  • High Notes
  • All I Want Is You feat. Chidinma
  • Cash Only As featured artist
  • Made for You
  • Onyeuwaoma
  • Mi Re Do (Cocoloso) feat. Stonebwoy and Shaydee

Movies

  • The Wedding Party
  • The Wedding Party 2
  • Up North
  • Sugar Rush

Social media

  • Instagram: @bankwellington
  • Twitter: @bankwellington.

Net Worth

Banky W net worth is estimated to be $15 million.

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