Banky W: everything about his parents and family (PHOTOS)


Banky W is one of Nigeria’s beloved singers and actors. He is constantly in the news, and people are interested both in his super hits, new movies and private life. How much is known about his family? Who are Banky W parents? You will have a chance to find out if you read further!

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About Banky W

The full name of the famous singer, rapper and actor is Olubankole Wellington. On stage, he is known as Banky W, and whenever he acts in movies, the credits list him as Banky Wellington. He loved music since he was young, and sang in a school choir. He received his primary and secondary education in Lagos, and went to New York’s Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute to pursue his bachelors degree. In 2002, he started his own record label E.M.E, and later established it in Lagos in 2009. Throughout his career, Banky W produced five studio albums and contributed to one compilation album, as well as made his fans happy by releasing multiple singles, some of which were in collaboration with other artistes. His music talent brought him a lot of awards. He also acted in the successful movie “The Wedding Party” which later received a sequel.

Now you know how Banky W established his career. What about people who supported him throughout his bumpy road? It is time to find out about Banky W parents and his background.

Banky W parents

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