Mayorkun Biography, Career, Girlfriends, Net Worth & Age

Mayorkun is a popular singer in Nigeria. He was born on March 23, 1994, in Lagos State (he is 28 years old); his birth name is Adewale Mayowa Emmanuel; and he is close friends with Davido, his former boss and DMW record CEO.

Profile Summary

Birth Name

Adewale Mayowa Emmanuel



Date of Birth

23 March 1994

Record label

Sony Music West Africa


Degree Holder











Net worth

$3 million – $5 million

Mayorkun Biography

Adewale Mayowa Emmanuel, better known as Mayorkun, was born on March 23, 1994, in Osun State, Nigeria. He comes from a family of entertainers, with his mother being a Nollywood actress and his father being an artist and movie producer.

Mayorkun had an early start in music as part of the choir, and he later earned a degree in accounting from the University of Lagos. Prior to his discovery by Davido, he was working at a bank but left in search of better opportunities when Davido spotted his cover of “The Money” on social media.

Mayorkun Career

Mayorkun’s music career took off in 2016 when he was signed to Davido’s record label, Davido Music Worldwide. He debuted with the single “Eleko,” which quickly gained popularity and reached number 5 on the Nigeria Playdata charts.

He released his debut album, The Mayor of Lagos, in November 2018, which appeared on the Billboard World Albums chart, peaking at number 15.

In 2021, he announced his exit from DMW and released his second studio album, “Back in Office,” under Sony Music West Africa.


Mayorkun Achievements

Mayorkun has several hit singles to his name, including “Yawa,” “Sade,” “Che Che,” and “Mama.” He has toured extensively, performing in over 35 schools nationwide, as well as in the UK and at the Wireless Festival alongside label boss Davido. He also had his first headline concert in Lagos, titled “The Mayor of Lagos,” which continued in 2018 with shows in Ibadan and Abuja.

Mayorkun Songs and EP

Mayorkun has released two studio albums, The Mayor of Lagos and Back in Office. Some of his popular singles include “Eleko,” “Yawa,” “Sade,” “Che Che,” “Mama,” “Posh,” and “Fantasy.” He is known for his bright mix of electronic Afro-pop and R&B.

Mayorkun songs

Mayorkun has many songs to his name; some of the most popular ones are:

  • Yawa
  • Eleko
  • Love you tire
  • Sade
  • Mama
  • Che che
  • Bobo
  • Posh
  • Fantasy
  • Hustlers anthem
  • True
  • Up to something
  • Geng
  • Mayor of Lagos
  • Sope
  • Holy Father
  • Certified Loner (No Competition) 

Mayorkun awards and nominations

  • Mayorkun won the award for rookie of the year at the headies.
  • He won the Next Rated Award at the headies
  • His album, “The Mayor of Lagos,” won the award for “Best R&B Pop Album” at the headies.
  • He won the hip-hop word revelation at the headies.
  • At the City People Entertainment Awards, he won the most promising act award.
  • He was nominated for “best new act” at the City People entertainment awards.
  • He won the best music cover at the City People Entertainment Awards.
  • Mayorkun won the artist of the year award at the City People entertainment awards.
  • He won the Choice New Song of the Year award at the Nigerian Teen Choice Awards.
  • He won the best new act at the Nigerian entertainment awards.

Mayorkun Girlfriend and Children

Mayorkun has not revealed any personal information concerning his ex-girlfriend or current girlfriend or girlfriends, nor has he mentioned having a child. 

Mayorkun net worth

Mayorkun is a successful musician; he has been able to make a lot of money from his career, and his net worth is estimated at $3million to $5 million. 

Which country is Mayorkun from?

Mayorkun is a citizen of Nigeria and resides in Lagos State. 

How old is Mayorkun?

Mayorkun, popularly known as the Mayor of Lagos, is 28 years old.

Which record label signs Mayorkun?

Mayorkun is a former member of DMW and is currently signed to Sony Music West Africa.


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