Full name: Adekunle Kosoko
Born: 28th January 1987
State of Origin: Lagos state
Marital status: Married
Years active: 2010 till present
Adekunle Kosoko Biography Story Begins
Adekunle Kosoko also popularly called Adekunle Gold is a Nigerian songwriter, singer and graphic designer. In this article, we will be telling you about his biography, birthday, songs, career, net worth, awards and other interesting facts, you need to know about AG baby.
Adekunle Gold who came into limelight after the release of his love song, “Sade” is also known for other highlife songs like ‘My life’, which were all massive hits.
Adekunle was born into the Royal family of Kosoko in Lagos state, Adekunle’s parents are teachers and his dad is also a famous nolloywood actor, who has stared in hundreds of films. Adekunle Gold is the first and only son of the family. He was born and raised in Ifako-Agege and Ikotun, Lagos State, where he also got his from degree.
Adekunle Gold had both his primary and secondary education in a public school, before gaining admission where he obtained a degree in Arts and Industrial Design at Lagos State Polytechnic. Adekunle Gold was born on 28th January 1987. Hence, he is currently 33 years old. If you are one of his fans, you might want to create some time to send him some good wishes on his special day and also congratulate him on being a father.
Adekunle is married to popular Nigeria singer, Simisola Ogunleye Kosoko popularly known as Simi, whom there have been speculation a long time if it will be him or falz the bad guy. They got married in January 2019, and the union has been blessed with a daughter, Adejare, which they welcomed their daughter in June 2020.
According to Adekunle gold, he got his musical inspiration from legendary musicians like Evangelist Ebenezer Obey and famous King Sunny Ade, who are all legends in their right. Adekunle Gold began from the teen choir in his Church at a very early age. At age 15 he already wrote his first song, which he performed at little events.
Adekunle joined a music group in 2017 with his friend there, he wrote his first song. Eventually, they disbanded from the music group and they all went their separate ways. Next, he released his debut single, Orente, which was a massive hit in the music industry. Having a career in graphic designer, He was given the named “King of Photoshop” after he edited and posted a photoshopped image of himself hugging Tiwas savage, on social media, and another chilling with Kim k.
List Of Hit Songs
4. Pick Up
5. No Forget feat Simi
6. Ariwo Ko
7. Friend Zone
8. Nurse Alabere
10. My Life
11. Nurse Alabere
12. Friend Zone
14. Beautiful Night
15. Fight For You
16. Sweet Me
18. Call on me
20. Girl feat Moelogo
23. Damn Delilah
24. Before You Wake Up
25. Young love
26. Kelegbe Megbe
27. Jore feat Kizz Daniel
28. Something Different
Recognition: Awards And Nomination
1. Song ‘Pick Up’, Nigeria Entertainment Awards, 2016
2. Best New Act to Watch, Nigeria Entertainment Awards, 2016
3. Revelation of Africa, AFRIMMA, 2016
4. Best Alternative Song ‘Sade’, The Headies, 2016
5. Best Song, Beat of Lagos Award, 2016
6. Album of the Year, City People Entertainment Awards, 2017
7. Collabo of the Year, City People Entertainment Awards, 2017 (with Simi)
8. Alternative Artist of the Year, Nigeria Entertainment Awards, 2018Best African Music Artist, IARA, 2017Album of the Year, IARA, 2017
Adekunle Gold net worth is estimated according to various online sources, famous Singer Adekunle Gold’s net worth is around $1.5 Million. He has bagged various endorsement deals from big companies both in and outside Nigeria.
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Adekunle, popularly called AG baby, is related to the veteran actor, Prince Jide Kosoko, who is his father. Adekunle sings a fusion of modern/urban highlife, pop and indie genre. Adekunle Golds album “Gold” ranked 7th on the Billboard World Album Chart for the week of 13 August 2016.
Adekunle is known to have designed YBNL label’s logo and finalized other designs for Olamide, Lil Kesh and Viktoh, and his wife Simi. Adekunle Gold has kept fans Waiting on his social media handle as he anticipate to release another single. Aliko Dangote Biography and Net Worth 2020