Banky W Net Worth, Biography, And Career


Olubankole Wellington, popularly known and regarded as Banky W, is a Nigerian music artist, politician, and businessman. He is known to be one of the most influential and richest personalities in the entertainment industry.

In this article, we will be taking an insight at Banky W’s net worth, biography, and other things you need to know about him.

Date of BirthMarch 27, 1981
OccupationMusician, Politician
Net Worth$10 Million

Banky W Biography

Banky W was born on March 27, 1981, in New York, United States. Although he was born in the states, his parents are Nigerians and thus, also making him a Nigerian nationality.

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He started his nursery education in US before he moved back with his family to Nigeria in 1986. Banky W had his basic education in Nigeria at a school in Lagos State.

After completing his secondary education, he moved back to his native country to complete his tertiary education at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, New York. Although this time around, he was there on a scholarship.

Banky W completed his education in the states and then returned back to Nigeria to continue his already started music career.

Banky W Career

Banky W had started singing from a very young age. While he was still in primary school, he was already a member of his church choir team. He started his career officially while he was in university. At this time was when he also established his own record label which was named Empire Mates Entertainment.

Upon return back to Nigeria, Banky W started dropping songs back to back and new artists were also being signed to the E.M.E record label.

He released his first debut studio album in 2006 which was titled Back in the Building ad ever since then, he has been doing well in the music industry.

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Banky W political career began in November 2018, when he announced contesting the position of the representative for the Lagos’ Eti-Osa Federal Constituency under the Modern Democratic Party political party. Although it was announced on February 23, 2019, that lost to Babajide Obanikoro of the All Progressive Congress.

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Banky W Net Worth

Banky W Net Worth
Banky W Net Worth

As of [current_date format=’Y’], Banky W’s Net Worth is estimated at $10 million which he made from his career as a music artist, entrepreneur, and from ambassadorial deals with different brands.

Banky W Family Life

Banky W is happily married to his wife, Adesua Etomi, who also happens to be a popular and award-winning actress in the Nigeria movie industry and beyond.The couple tied the knots on November 19, 2017.

The couple is yet to give birth to a child but we promise to get you updated as soon as they do.

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Banky W Best Quotes

“Nothing is impossible, and that’s the truth. We must be a part of the change we seek, or risk being changed by ourselves.”

Banky W

“Try and do something to make your part of the world a little better. Be part of something good that is bigger than yourself.”

Banky W

“I pray that you win, that you never ever pay for any of my sins”.

Banky W

“Make sure you cut the grass low so the hidden snakes will be visible”.

Banky W


Banky W happens to be one of the biggest and most influential Nigerian artiste of all time. He haven’t been focusing on his music career since a while now. He seems to have put more efforts into politics and entrepreneurship but since his record label has been helping more young ad upcoming talents grow, his names can never be forgotten.

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