Korede Bello is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. He rose to fame after the release of his hit track, God Win.
He is currently signed to a leading music label in Africa, Mavin Records, and has released several other hit singles.
Early Life and Career
Korede Bello was born in Lagos State, Nigeria on the 15th of February, 1996.
He grew up in Lagos State, and was born as “Korede Bello”. This name wasn’t changed.
Korede is a graduate of Mass Communication from the Nigerian Institute of Journalism.
His love for music started at an early age, this leads us into the path of his career.
His parents loved music and also listened to music.
Korede Bello grew up listening to music, and music got rooted in his bloodline.
From a young age, the artiste was a good singer and he wasn’t skipping or jumping music keys.
His father loved listening to local or indigenous songs, while his mother loved listening to songs by foreign musicians.
Korede Bello listened to both and had a good blend as a growing kid.
Korede Bello began performing at the early age of 7 years old.
The only difference at this time was that he wasn’t known as “Korede Bello”, but as African Prince.
After he hit limelight, he changed this name and wore his original birth name “Korede Bello” as his brand and stage name.
He usually visited the music studio to record songs as a secondary school student.
He had so much passion for doing music even as a student in secondary school. Eventually, Korede Bello released his debut single titled “Forever” – this was the start of the journey into his professional music career.
As a secondary school student, Korede was active in extracurricular activities.
He acted movie scripts in school, took part in dancing, and was engaged in musical interschool contests where he stands to represent his school.
Korede formed a music group in primary 6 with friends and when he graduated to secondary school, the group grew better.
At that time, he wrote good songs and was known to be a good and young songwriter.
Korede Bello’s “Forever” was critically acclaimed and appraised.
He soon got introduced to Don Jazzy by Casmir Uwaegbute who was his then manager.
After recording some songs with Korede Bello, Don Jazzy got interested in him and made arrangements to sign him.
On the 28th of February, 2014, Korede Bello got signed into the Mavin Records.
His first released was titled “Godwin”.
The single was a big hit and it flung him into limelight in no time, winning him awards and getting him nominated for a lot of awards by the end of the year of the music release.
He also released “Mungo Park” which was loved, but was much criticized.
Another averagely cool single he released was titled “African Princess” under the Mavin Records music label.
Don Jazzy’s hit single titled “Dorobucci”, was also a shooter which catapulted Korede Bello’s career to the roof.
After releasing “Godwin”, and appearing on “Dorobucci”, Bello got millions of followers and fans from several countries.
Godwin: The Successful & Controversial Single
Korede Bello released “Godwin in 2015.
This single was aired on several television and radio stations.
The single was one of the biggest singles released in 2015 as it topped several charts for weeks.
Due to the semi-gospel nature of the song, Church folks started vocalizing it in Churches.
This single got controversial when it was performed live at a Church in Lagos State by Korede Bello.
It got people thinking and boldly concluding that such Nigerian artistes shouldn’t be permitted to sing in a Church. Should they?
Korede Bello has collaborated with several artistes in Nigeria including Don Jazzy, and worked with top label mates in Mavin Records.
He featured American music star Kelly Rowland in his single titled “Do Like That”.
His songs go viral pretty easily and are mostly hit songs.
Korede Bello is currently unmarried.
It isn’t known if he’s into any pretty lady at the moment, but it was rumoured he had a thing to do with Zahra Buhari – the Nigerian President’s daughter, but she’s married now and there’s clearly nothing between them.
He’s having a good time and living the best life trying to make his career better and bigger.
Korede Bello’s Net Worth 2019 (Forbes)
What is Korede Bello’s net worth?
Korede Bello has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million dollars.
He earns from endorsement deals, music sales, business deals, and concert bookings.
Korede Bello is one of the fastest rising music artistes in Nigeria, and is one of the top 50 richest musicians in Nigeria today.
He has released a lot of hit songs and won awards.
He’s no small artiste as he earns millions of naira performing at shows organized within and out of Nigeria.
Korede Bello on the 1st of July, 2015 bagged a multimillion naira endorsement deal with the top mobile network operator Globacom.
He is one of the most loved artistes in the current as this is written.
The musician is known across Nigeria and in several other European, African, and American States.
Currently signed to Mavin Records, he joins the league of record breakers in the record label.
His net worth, $1.5 million dollars ($400k in 2016), was earned within very few years of his appearance into the music industry.
Replying a tweeter user who mentioned Korede Bello to be Don Jazzy’s worst investment, Don Jazzy boasted that Korede Bello has earned him over N100 million naira.
Korede is very talented and is earning millions of naira each year.
Apart from releasing hit singles and performing at mega music concerts, Korede has been part of humanitarian activities. Among these activities are the 2015 and 2017 Project Pink Blue Walk for Cancer Awareness Programme done in Abuja.
What is Korede Bello’s Real Name?
One unique thing about the singer is the fact that his stage name, Korede Bello, is also his real name.
Korede Bello’s Net Worth in Naira 2019
The naira equivalence of Korede Bello’s net worth is N525 million.
Is Korede Bello Related to TY Bello?
Korede Bello and TY Bello are friends at best. They are not related by blood in anyway.
What is Korede Bello’s Net Worth Today 2019?
He has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million dollars.
How Old is Korede Bello Now?
Born in 1996, Korede Bello is currently 23 years (2019).
The accurate age of the singer can be gotten by simply subtracting 1996 from the current year.
Who is Korede Bello’s Girlfriend?
One would think of Korede Bello to have a dark-skinned beauty girlfriend…
…but the cade is a turnaround.
His girlfriend, or at least, the girl he was known to keep a relationship with is named Azaria, and she’s light-skinned.
Korede Bello’s Cars and House
From the inception of Korede Bello’s career, he has acquired multiple cars including a Chevrolet and a Bentley (both cars worth several millions of naira).
Korede Bello’s Sister
Korede Bello has a sister and a brother. He’s not the only child of his parents.
He’s the second born child, and second boy child.
His sister’s name isn’t yet known, but she is also into music passionately.
The brother of Korede Bello, fondly called BigTimi, is a PR Executive and a big fan of the singer.
Pictures of Korede Bello’s House
Pictures of Korede Bello’s house are on the internet. You can get them in a single search.
Alongside the picture of his houses are the pictures of his cars.
Not much is known about the parents of Korede Bello. His father and mother were both music lovers and they supported him through his musical career.
His father was the one who paid for his first studio session, and the artiste is always appreciative of their efforts and love.
Korede Bello’s Phone Number & Contact Details
Korede Bello’s phone number is currently not anywhere on the internet.
Personal details of popular figures in Nigeria are not widespread available to anyone nor the media.
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