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Kingsley Chinweike Okonkwo: biography, age, family, net worth

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All you need to know about Kingsley Chinweike Okonkwo popularly known as Kcee Let’s take a look at his Biography, Nationality, Career, Age, Net worth, Family.

ABOUT
Kingsley Chinweike Okonkwo better known as Kcee is a nigeria singer and songwriter.

Kingsley Chinweike Okonkwo

Kingsley Chinweike Okonkwo

EARLY LIFE
Kingsley Chinweike Okonkwo was born on the 18th of april 1979, in Ajegunle Area, Lagos State ,Nigeria to Mr Okonkwo who was a disc jockey (dj) his origin is traced back to Amaputu in Uli in Ihiala local government area in Anambra State Nigeria. But born and bred in Lagos State, Nigeria.

EDUCATION
Kcee completed his primary and secondary school education in Lagos State, and obtained his first living school certificate and West Africa Senior School Certificate in Lagos respectively.

CAREER
In 1999, Kcee started his music career. Kcee and his longtime partner and friend Presh played as a duo for 12 years (from 1999 to 2011). Their work together as music partners gave them both a few recognition until 2011 when they split and went their separate ways to pursue their own careers.

Kcee

Kcee

Howeever, Kcee and Presh met in a local church choir in Lagos in 1999. Together in the church choir both of them became best of friends and career partners till both of them entered for the Star Quest TV reality show together and won the show.

Kcee is the immediate elder brother to Nigerian young billionaire E-money, who is currently the CEO of Five Star Music. In 2013, Kcee started his music career after breaking out from Presh. He rose to fame after releasing the hit single “Limpopo” a song produced by Del B. The song “Limpopo” ranked top at the MTV music chart and was banging in several clubs, TV and radio stations all over Nigeria.

The music video of the hit song “Limpopo” was later released in late 2013. The music video of the hit song “Limpopo” made him a public figure and earned him a nomination for Next Rated at the Headies Awards, Most Gifted Dance Video at the Channel O Music Video Awards and Song of the Year at the Headies Awards.

Kcee is currently signed to Five Star Music a record label own by his immediate younger brother E-Money in which he is also a share holder. Kcee has collaborated with artists like Harrysong, Skiibi, Iyanya, Davido, Wizkid, Bracket, Flavour, P-Square, Phyno, amongst others.

In 2013, Kcee signed a multi millionaire endorsement deal with Tele communications company MTN. In 2015, Kcee signed another multi millionaire endorsement deal with Tele communications company MTN and Magnum.

During the administration of President Goodluck Jonathan, the former first lady of Nigeria, Patience Jonathan appointed Kcee as Peace Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. In 2013, Kcee released his first debut studio album “Take Over” with hit single like “Limpopo”.

Kcee in the cause of his career as an artiste have won several awards and has been nominated for several awards.

FAMILY
Kcee has a younger brother named Emeka Okonkwo popularly known as E- money.

PERSONAL LIFE
Kingsley Chinweike Okonkwo has been married to his partner Ijeoma since 2010, after proposing to her in a hot air balloon in Dubai in the same year. Their marriage has so far produced three lovely kids, “ A girl— Sammy” “Two boys— Kanye and king okonkwo”.

ACHIEVEMENT

Kingsley Chinweike Okonkwo

Kingsley Chinweike Okonkwo

— In 2013, he won the award for Song of the Year and Producer of the Year for his hit single “Limpopo” at the Headies Awards. In 2013, he was nominated for Most Gifted Dance Video for his hit single “Limpopo” at the Channel O Music Video Awards.

— In 2014, he was nominated for Best R&B/Pop Album of the Year at the Headies Awards. In 2014, he was also nominated for Artiste of the Year at the Headies Awards.

— In 2014, he won the award for Hip Hop World Revelation of the Year at the Headies Awards.

— Signed a multi millionaire endorsement deal with Tele communications company MTN in 2013.

— Patience Johnathan appoints Kcee as Peace Ambassador Of The Federal Republic of Nigeria.

— Signed a multi millionaire endorsement deal with Tele communications company MTN in 2015

NET WORTH
kcee is currently one of the richest and the most influential musicians in nigerian music industry with an estimated Net worth of $2million Dollars.

Kcee

Kcee

 

 


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