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Sunday, March 27, 2022

Happy 41st Birthday Banky W

Happy 41st Birthday Olubankole Wellington, popularly known by his stage name Banky W was born on the 27th of March 1981 in the united state of America, is a Nigerian-American singer, rapper, actor, entrepreneur, and politician.

He started singing at a young age in his church choir.

He schooled in Lagos for his primary and secondary education and returned to further his tertiary education at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, New York on a scholarship. He started his record label E.M.E in 2002 while studying. He also used to work at GlobalSpec. In 2009, he left the US for Nigeria and established his record label in Lagos where he signed artists like Niyola, Shaydee, Skales, and Wizkid to the label at the time. His breakthrough debut studio album, Back in the Building was released in 2005.
He wrote the first theme song of Etisalat Nigeria titled "0809ja for life"

On 11 November 2018, Banky W declared his intention to run for the Lagos' Eti-Osa Federal Constituency seat in Nigeria's House of Representatives, on the platform of the Modern Democratic Party, formed in 2017.

On 23 February 2019, Banky Wellington lost the Eti-Osa Federal Constituency Elections to Babajide Obanikoro of the All Progressive Congress.

He married Adesua Etomi traditionally on 19 November 2017 and thereafter did his white wedding in South Africa on 25 November 2017. In early 2021, Banky and Adesua had a son.

The films he has acted on

The Wedding Party (2016)
The Wedding Party 2 (2017)
Up North (2018)
Sugar Rush (2019)

May God bless you on your birthday, and always.

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