Banky W Biography: Real Name, Age, Hometown, Wife, Parents, Career, Politics, Net-Worth, Awards, Latest Songs, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

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Banky W

Olubankole Wellington popularly known as Banky W,and also Banky Wellington is a Nigerian singer, rapper and actor.

He was born on the 27th of March, 1981 in the United States to Nigerian parents.

Banky W
Banky W

Let’s take a look at his biography below.

Banky W Real Name

He was born Olubankole Wellington but he is popularly known as Banky W and sometimes as Banky Wellington.

Banky W Age

He was born on the 27th of March, 1981 in the United States to Nigerian parents. He is currently 39 years of age.

Banky W Hometown

Banky W was born in the United States but he originally comes Nigeria.

Banky W
Banky W

Banky W Early Life and Education

He started singing at a young age in his church choir. He had his primary and secondary education in Lagos and returned to further his tertiary education at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, New York on a scholarship.

He started his record label E.M.E in 2002 while studying in school.  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.

Banky W
Banky W

His breakthrough debut studio album, Back in the Building was released in 2005. He wrote the first theme song of Etisalat Nigeria titled “0809ja for life”.

Banky W Personal Life

He got married traditionally on the 19th of November 2017 to Adesua Etomi and later on did the white wedding in South Africa on 25 November 2017.

Banky W
Banky W and Wife

Banky W Career

He started his record label E.M.E in 2002 while studying. He also used to work at GlobalSpec and would sing really loud with his headphones on. 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. He wrote the first theme song of Etisalat Nigeria titled “0809ja for life”.

Banky W
Banky W

A day after Valentine of 2013, he launched his new album “R&BW” with a concert tagged the “Grand Love Concert” at the Civic Centre, Ozumba Mbadiwe, Victoria Island, Lagos, which featured several other artistes including Iyanya and Waje. The first two singles from the album are “Lowkey” and “Yes/No”.

Banky W announced in February 2018 that E.M.E was dissolved as a record label; he said the label is now a talent management company focused on creative marketing, advertising, PR and brand events.

Banky W
Banky W

Banky W named DJ Xclusive, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, Tolu ‘Toolz’ Oniru, and his wife Adesua Etomi as the first set of clients of the rebranded company.

Banky W Politics

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, representing on the platform of Modern Democratic Party, formed in 2017.

Banky W
Banky W

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

Banky W Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter

He goes by the handle @bankywellington on Instagram. He goes by @BankyW on Twitter and Banky W on Facebook.

Banky W Latest Songs

Banky W has quite a number of hit tunes to his credit. Among them is the banger Love to love you, All for you, Made For U, All For U, among many others. You can download and listen to Banky W’s music here.

Banky W
Banky W

source: www.wikipedia.org

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