Mayorkun Biography, Real Name, Age, Musics and Net Worth

Mayorkun Biography, Real Name and Age

Emmanuel Adewale Mayowa popularly known as Mayorkun is a Nigerian musician, pianist, singer and songwriter. He gained popularity after he was signed by award winning Nigerian Musician Davido. Mayorkun was born on March 23, 1994 in Osun state. His mother was an actress while his father was a movie producer.

Mayorkun Profile



Real Name

Emmanuel Adewale Mayowa

Date of Birth

March 23, 1994


26 years (2020)

State of Origin

Osun, Nigerian





Record Label

Davido Music Worldwide (DMW)

Net Worth

$1.8 million

Educational Background

Mayorkun had his basic education in Osun State where he was raised. He is a graduate of accounting at the University of Lagos.

He proceeded for his National Youth Service Corps in Anambra State, Sou h Eastern part of Nigeria.

Mayorkun Educational Background

Career and Musics

Mayorkun picked interest in music at a very young age. He learnt the rudiments of musics while he was in the choir.

Prior to his professional career as a musician, Mayorkun worked as a banker. However, he left the bank due to bad payment.

While seeking another employment, Mayorkun ventured into making freestyle and cover videos of hit tracks. He had a breakthrough after he made a cover for Davido’s hit track “The Money” in 2016.

Mayorkun was signed to Davido Music Worldwide (DMW) a record label owned by Davido in 2016.

Mayorkun musics, Record Label and Career

He released his first single “Eleko” later the same year under DMW. Eleko video had over a million views in 10days. He released Love you Tire featuring Mr Eazi and Yawa later in 2016.

In 2017, Mayorkun kicked off a nationwide tour “The Mayor of Lagos Concert”. He performed at over 35 schools across the country. He ended with his first headline concert in Lagos called “The Mayor of Lagos”.

In 2018, Mayorkun featured Olu Maintain in his hit tracks “Posh” and “Fantasy”.

In 2018, Mayorkun did a United Kingdom tour alongside Dremo. He performed in six cities across the UK

So far, Mayorkun has released series of hit singles. Some of Mayorkun’s songs are

  • Yawa
  • Eleko
  • Love You Tire (featuring Mr Eazi)
  • Sade
  • Mama”
  • Che Che
  • Bobo (featuring Davido)
  • Posh
  • Fantasy
  • Sope
  • Hustlers Anthem
  • True” (featuring Kizz Daniel)
  • Up to Something
  • Geng
  • Of Lagos

He has worked alongside notable Nigerian musicians. Mayorkun has collaborated with popular musicians like Davido, Peruzzi, Mr Eazi, Olu Maintain, Kizz Daniels, Teni, Shizzi and many others.

The Mayor of Lagos Album

Mayorkun; The Mayor of Lagos Album

In November 2018, he released his debut album “The Mayor of Lagos”. The Mayor of Lagos is a 14 track album and featured popular Nigerian musicians like Davido, Peruzzi, Patoranking, D’banj and popular Ghanaian musician Sarkodie.

The Mayor of Lagos album appeared on the Billboard World Albums chart peaking no 15th on December 1st, 2018.

Mayorkun Instagram

Mayorkun Instagram handle is @iammayorkun

Mayorkun Awards and Recognitions

Mayorkun Awards and Endorsements

In 2016, Mayorkun won the Rookie of the Year, Choice New Song of the Year and Most Promising act in the 2016 Headies Awards, Nigerian Teen Choice Awards and City People Entertainment Awards respectively.

In 2017, he won the Best New Act in the Nigerian Entertainment Award. He also won the Best Music Cover and Artiste of the Year in the City People Entertainment Awards

In 2018, Mayorkun won the Next Rated Artiste in the Headies Awards.

In 2019, he won the R&B/Pop Album for The Mayor of Lagos and Hip Hop World Revelation in the 2019 Headies Awards.

Personal Life

Mayorkun Father and Mother

Mayorkun is the son of Toyin Adewale, a Nollywood actress and Sunday Adewale, a movie producer and director

Mayorkun Net Worth

Mayorkun Net Worth

Mayorkun is estimated to worth $1.8 million


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