Adekunle Gold Biography, Age, Songs, Albums, Wife, Children, House, Cars, Net Worth, and Career

Adekunle Gold Biography, Age, Songs, Albums, Wife, Children, House, Cars, Net Worth, and Career

In his professional capacity as Adekunle Gold and AG Baby, Adekunle Almoruf Kosoko is a Nigerian Afrobeats singer and songwriter. In 2015, he released his first hit single, “Sade”, a highlife cover of One Direction’s “Story of My Life”.

His early fame was earned by posting a Photoshop image of him hugging Tiwa Savage on social media. He was dubbed the “King of Photoshop” for his editing skills.

Adekunle Gold Biography

Real nameAdekunle Almoruf Kosoko
Date of birth28 January 1987 (age 37 years old)
Country of OriginFederal Republic of Nigeria
Source of WealthMusic, Singing, Songwriting, Endorsements
Net worth$2 million
ChildrenAdejare Kosoko
WifeSimi

Early Life

Adekunle Almoruf Kosoko (born 28 January 1987), known professionally as Adekunle Gold and AG Baby, is a Nigerian Afrobeats singer. He signed a record deal with YBNL Nation and released his 2015 debut studio album, Gold, which debuted at number 7 on the Billboard World Albums chart. Before signing with YBNL, he designed the label’s official logo.


Education

He holds a Higher National Diploma in Arts and Design from Lagos State Polytechnic.

Career

While growing up, Adekunle developed an interest in music while listening to King Sunny Ade and Ebenezer Obey’s songs. He became a member of his church’s junior choir during his teenage years and wrote his first song at 15.

Adekunle Gold Biography, Age, Songs, Albums, Wife, Children, House, Cars, Net Worth, and Career

In 2014, Adekunle went solo after disbanding from a music group he formed with a friend while in school. He was dubbed the “King of Photoshop” after posting an edited Photoshop image of him hugging Tiwa Savage on social media platforms.

On 19 December 2014, he released “Sade”, a cover of One Direction’s “Story of My Life”. The song rose to critical acclaim and was nominated for Best Alternative Song at The Headies 2015.

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After the release of “Sade”, Adekunle released his first official single titled “Orente” through YBNL Nation after signing a music contract with the record label on 5 March 2015. He was nominated in the Most Promising Act of the Year category at the 2015 City People Entertainment Awards.

On 18 July 2016, Adekunle Gold revealed the cover and tracklist of his debut studio album, Gold. The album is a 16-track project with musical production from Pheelz, Masterkraft, B Banks, Sleekamo, Oscar, and Seyikeyz.

It was released on 25 July, three days before the initially scheduled release date. Upon its release, it peaked at #7 on the Billboard World Album Chart for the week of 13 August 2016. Moreover, it was critically reviewed by contemporary music critics.

Exit from YBNL

Following his departure from YBNL Nation due to the expiry of his contract, Adekunle Gold unveiled his band “The 79th Element” about the atomic number of Gold. On 15 January 2018, Unity Bank unveiled Adekunle Gold as their brand ambassador. Adekunle Gold Releases His Highly Anticipated Album ‘Afro Pop Vol. 1’on 21 August 2020.

On 4 February 2022, Adekunle Gold unleashed his long-awaited fourth studio album titled “Catch Me If You Can”, containing 14 tracks, with guest appearances from Davido, Fatoumata Diawara, Lucky Daye, Stefflon Don, Foushee, and TY Dolla $ign.

Furthermore, the “Catch Me If You Can” album is nothing less than the best, and music production credits include: Seyifunmi, Davayo, Rymez, Lekka, TMXO, Tay Iwar, Blaise Beatz, Kali, Que Beats, and Spax.

Discography

Albums

Gold (2016)
About 30 (2018)
Afro Pop Vol. 1 (2020)
Catch Me If You Can (2022)

Selected singles

“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)
“Kelegbe Megbe”
“Jore” feat Kizz Daniel (2020)
“Something Different” (2020)
“AG Baby” feat Nailah Blackman (2020)
“It Is What It Is” (2021)
“Sinner” (2021)
“High” feat Davido (2021)
“Mercy” (2022)
“5 Star” (2022)

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Awards

2015: Nigeria Entertainment Awards – Best New Act
2016: Nigeria Entertainment Awards – Best Song
2016: Nigeria Entertainment Awards – Best New Act to Watch
2016: The Headies – Best Alternative Song “Sade.”
2017: City People Entertainment Awards – Album of the Year
2017: City People Entertainment Awards – Collabo of the Year
2017: IARA – Best African Music Artist

Personal Life

Adekunle married Simi in January 2019. They had been dating for five years. They had a daughter in May 2020.

Accusation of Infidelity

The singer was linked to accusations of infidelity with a popular video vixen, Teminikan. This was first mentioned on 21 March 2021 by a blogger known as GistLover, who posted the photo of the video vixen on the blog’s Instagram page, warning her to stay away from him. The same day, screenshots on the blogger’s Instagram page confirmed the blogger’s accusation and implied that his wife Simi was aware of her husband’s infidelity.

Adekunle has Sickle cell Disease

On 15 July 2022, Gold announced his battle with sickle-cell disease since childhood, inspiring his newly released song, “5 Star”.

Social Media

Follow Adekunle Gold on all his social media platforms:

Instagram
Facebook
Twitter

House

Adekunle Gold has been said to have a multimillion-naira mansion in Lekki Lagos state. The house is so nice and big, it has a swimming pool space and a studio section for recording his music.

Cars

On January 25th, 2023, Adekunle Gold, a popular singer, spends millions on a brand new Range Rover for himself. The musician took to Instagram to inform his followers of the news.

To commemorate the purchase, he posted a photo of himself sitting on the new black ride in front of the car dealership.

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Check out the photo below;

Numerous fans and colleagues have taken to the comment section to congratulate him on his new ride.

do2dtun commented: “Baba God don pick up”

itsalexdrewAG congratulations

folorunsho_olawaleAgba singer

adunny_lasisiHe finally picked up your call

It would be recalled that the singer and his wife, Simi had recently gotten a tattooed message for each other as they marked their marriage anniversary.

His other luxury cars include: Mercedes Benz GLB Class, Wrangler Jeep

Net Worth

Adekunle Gold is currently one of the richest and most influential artists in Nigeria, with an estimated net worth of $2 million dollars. The figure is expected to increase if his career success is sustained and exceeded.

Musicians like Adekunle Gold are among Nigeria’s most successful artists. He has millions of streams, more than 9 million Instagram followers, and many awards and nominations. Currently, he is worth a considerable amount, thanks to his career.

People Also Ask for FAQs

How much is Adekunle Gold net worth in 2023?

Adekunle Gold is currently one of the richest and most influential artists in Nigeria, with an estimated net worth of $2 million dollars. The figure is expected to increase if his career success is sustained and exceeded.

Who is Adekunle Gold father?

Multiple award-winning Nigerian singer, Adekunle Gold has shared an emotional tribute to his late father, Prince Hakeem Adeyemi Kosoko who died on May 27, 2019, after an undisclosed illness.

how is adekunle gold?

Adekunle Gold is 37 years of age. He was born on 28 January 1987.

Is Adekunle Gold still signed to YBNL?

Adekunle Gold has revealed that he is still tied to YBNL despite leaving the Olamide-owned music imprint several years ago. Speaking on his achievements in a recent interview, the singer revealed that his success irrespective is still tied to his former label.



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