FULL NAME: Korede Bello
NET WORTH : $400 thousand dollars
DATE OF BIRTH: Born 29th of February 1996
OCCUPATION: Nigerian singer and songwriter
MARITAL STATUS: Single
CHILDREN : Non
Korede Bello is a Nigerian singer and songwriter currently signed to one of the biggest and most respected record label in Nigeria, Mavin Records. The Mavin act was born 29th of February 1996 and became very famous after the release of his hit single “Godwin”, a semi-gospel and pop song which topped many music charts in Nigeria.
Korede is from Lagos State Nigeria and he recently graduated from the department of Mass communication at the Nigerian institute of journalism. The Africa most loved singer started performing on stage at a very tender age of seven, and his stage name was African Prince which he later changed after the fame. Korede started music at his early age when he use to listen to songs played by his parents . His biological parents are music lover, his father would prefer to listen to indigenous music while his mother would rather go with foreign music.
He started doing music professionally while he was still in secondary school when he use to visit the studio to record songs after school hours. After some time he was able to release his first ever song titled “Forever” and that was where the journey into music stared officially and professionally.
While he was in school, he used to take part in may social activities such as acting,dancing and even singing competitions and represents his school. He even went as far as forming a music group with a friend in primary six. When he got into secondary school things get more cooler because his was better at writing good songs.
His first song received positive review and people loved it very much, after some time he was introduced to Mavin Boss, Don Dazzy by his manager Casmir Uwaegbute after which they recorded some songs together which got Don Jazzy impressed and immediately picked interest in him. He officially became a member of the family On 28 February 2014 as he was now signed to Mavin Records under which he has recorded popular songs like Mungo Park, “African Princess” and his hit song “Godwin”.
Don Jazzy introduced him to the world in one of their biggest hit Dorobucci , with the help of this song his fan base increased drastically and he became very popular by winning admiration of many ladies.. Especially with the wink everyone was crazy about.
Fast forward to year 2015, Korede released a banging hit single titled: GODWIN a song classified to be semi gospel and semi pop by fans, his Godwin single is considered one of the biggest hits in 2015 as the single topped many charts for weeks. He was able to increase his fan base in Nigeria and beyond with this hot single. He later perform this song in a church in Lagos in 2015 which rose a lot of eyebrows as people disagreed that worldly singer shouldn’t be allowed to perform in house of God.
The gifted and talented singer is currently enjoying the best moment of his career. He recently featured American R&B singer Kelly Rowland in the remix of his Do Like That song. Korede Bello is currently the front-line act signed under Mavin record at the moment but we are not forgetting the likes of Reekado Banks and Tiwa Savage.
Awards And Nominations
—Korede Bello won the Most Promising Music Act To Watch in the Nigeria Teen Choice Awards 2014
—Korede Bello won Best Song of the Year,4th Annual Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards also in 2014.
—He was nominated for Hottest Single of The Year and Best New Act in Nigeria Entertainment Awards (In 2015)
—Korede Bello won an award for Best Pop Single at The Headies 2015 and was also nominated for Song of the year and next rated.
—Korede Bello won Pop Artiste Of The Year in City People Entertainment Awards.
The Mavin act has signed a multi-million Naira endorsement deal with popular telecom company GLOBACOM on the 1st of July 2015. This deal is still valid.
Controversies And Rumors
He was once rumored to be in a relationship with daughter of the president of Nigeria, Zahra Buhari but thank God she is now married and things are now clear. Most people think his date of birth is a lie (1996) as they believe that he might be in his early or mid 20s .
Korede Bello Net Worth
Korede Bello current net worth is around $400 thousand dollars