King Sunny Ade, born Sunday Adeniyi Adegeye, is a Nigerian musician and one of the most influential African musicians of all time. He was born on September 22, 1946, in Ondo, Nigeria, and was raised in a polygamous household in a small town called Osogbo, Osun State, Nigeria.
Early Life and Career
Sunny Ade started his career in music as a young man, playing guitar for a local church choir. His talent was soon recognized, and he became a member of a highlife band in Lagos in the early 1960s. In 1967 he formed his own band, The Green Spots, which later became known as The African Beats.
He is known for creating a unique sound that blends traditional African music with modern instruments such as the electric guitar. He has released over 100 albums and has won numerous awards for his music, both in Nigeria and internationally.
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King Sunny Ade is married and has children. He is a devout Christian and has been actively involved in church activities throughout his life.
Cars and House
King Sunny Ade is known to be a lover of luxury cars. He owns a number of cars, including a Rolls-Royce and Range Rover. He also owns a luxurious mansion in the upscale area of Victoria Island in Lagos, Nigeria.
As of 2024, King Sunny Ade’s net worth is estimated to be:
- USD 11 Million
- NGN 4.4 Billion
- CAD 14.2 Million
- GHS 64 Million
- KES 1.2 Billion
- ZAR 160 Million
- UGX 40 Billion
- INR 810 Million
King Sunny Ade’s net worth has been accumulated through his music career, as well as endorsements and investments in various businesses. He is also known for his philanthropy and has contributed to various causes throughout Nigeria and Africa.