D’banj known is real life as Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, entrepreneur and television personality. D’banj net worth 2020 is estimated as $15 million. D’banj was born on 9th June 1980 in Zaria, the Northern part of Nigeria. He is also known as Kokomaster or Bangalee.
Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo popularly known as D’banj is a nigerian singer, song writer, entrepreneur and television personality. D’banj was born on 9th June 1980 in Zaria NIgeria. D’banj’s net worth 2020 is estimated as $15 million. He is also known as the Kokomaster orBangalee. He is one of the most recognized musicians of all times in Nigeria.
D’banj Profile Overview
|Real Name:||Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo|
|Birthday:||9th June 1980|
|Place of Birth:||Zaria|
|Height:||5ft 10in 178cm|
|Net Worth:||$15 million (N5,812,560,000)|
|Partner(s):||Lineo Didi Kilgrow (Married. 2016)|
D’banj in his quest of knowledge enrolled to the Nigerian Military School at age eleven. However, D’banj resisted the system and disenrolled from the school after three years. While at the Military school he was a member of the elite drum corp of the Nigerian Army and was always incharge of the big drum.
The condition of learning and discipline became so though for him, so from the Nigerian Military School he proceeded to another military owned institution Nigerian Navy Secondary School, Ibara, Abeokuta where he was a church worker. There he completed his secondary school education with good grades.
D’banj Music Career
The beginning of the music career for D’banj was his introduction to the harmonica by his late elder brother, Femi Oyebanjo, who died in a plane crash at age seventeen. Following the death of his 17-year-old brother, D’banj arranged all his possessions on his bed after they were brought home and just picked up his harmonica. I’d play it to remember him.” That phrase championed D’banj’s high zeal for music.
The popular singer continued his further education at the Lagos State University. Later, at university, he realized the potential of his new skills with the instrument. “I’d go to the female hostel after lectures, and even if there was no electricity I could play there.” He remembers learning Celine Dion’s “My Heart Will Go On” after Titanic came out – “and that got me a lot of girls!”
D’banj then proceeded to study study mechanical engineering at the Lagos State University to, but due to the constant strikes and several irregularities in the school he decided to withdraw. Plans to continue his studies as a mechanical engineer in London were derailed when he arrived in the UK in 2001, and met Don Jazzy who was trying to make it as a songwriter and producer. D’Banj started hanging around the studio, making ends meet while working as a security guard.
The popular singer has since released several hits and albums. He later broke up with Don jazzy and continued on his own. D’banj’s worth is estimated as $ 15 million as of 2020. D’banj is the founder of Koko Foundation for Youth and Peace Development. He is also Nigeria’s first United Nations Youth Ambassador for Peace. Dbanj is a ONE campaign ambassador; he released the song “Cocoa Na Chocolate” in support of agriculture investments. ‘Cocoa Na Chocolate’ featured 18 other African artists and won Best African Collaboration at the All Africa Music Awards in 2014.
In 2015, he was applauded by World Bank Chief, Jim Yong Kim for using his music power and high celebrity status to bringing attention to serious and critical issues in Africa with special focus on agriculture and poverty alleviation.
The Nigerian born singer is vastly immersed in the information technology, particularly in the areas of value-added services and Content digital distribution. He owns MCOMM Ltd (Median Mobile Communications Limited, A Value Added Service Content Provider) and D’ Kings Men Media Limited (a 360 Media Company), which are responsible for his major digital moves in recent times.