Chukwuka Ekweani (born 16 July, 1995) better known by his stage name CKay, is a Nigerian singer-songwriter and record producer signed to Warner Music South Africa and Atlantic Records, Ckay was formerly signed to Chocolate City, a member of Warner Music Group independent label services ADA, He rose to prominence from the release of his music single titled “Love Nwantiti” which surpass one billion streams on spotify, Ckay is said to have a net worth of $600,000.
|Real Name:||Chukwuka Ekweani|
|Date Of Birth:||16 July, 1995 (age 26)|
|Net Worth:||USD$600,000 (₦252,657,574)|
|Height:||5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)|
Ckay Early Life & Career
Chukwuka Ekweani was born in Kaduna, a state in the north-western region of Nigeria, Ckay is of Igbo descendants from Anambra State, His love for music was driven by his father, who was a choir conductor at their local church, While growing up, he was moved by musical instruments, which prompted him to learn the piano from his father, Thereafter, a friend introduced him to the production software Fruity Loops, Ckay started off his music career as a member of a band, made up of him and two other band mates, before beginning his solo career as CKay.
His international hit single “Love Nwantiti”, also known as “Love Nwantiti (Ah Ah Ah)”, was released in 2019 by Chocolate City, the song debuted at number one, following the launch of the Billboard Afrobeats chart, On 9 May 2022, it became the first African song in history to surpass one billion streams on Spotify.
CKay has personally dubbed his sound “Emo-afrobeats”, to note his focus on emotional and romantic lyricism in his music, CKay has made tracks in a variety genres including Afrobeats, R&B and dancehall, On 4 June 2019, in an interview with Ayo Onikoyi of Vanguard Nigeria, he described his style of music as Afro-pop from the future (2056 A.D specifically).
On 24 September 2021, the OCC writer Helen Ainsley, describes CKay’s music as fusing Afrobeats with pop, electronic music, and even interpolating classical music, On 29 October 2021, Nelson C.J. of Teen Vogue, listed CKay among other Nigerian artists confused to be Alté singers.
Ckay was born on born 16 July, 1995 in Kaduna, Nigeria, He is 26 years old as of year 2022.
Ckay Net Worth
Ckay is one of the fast rising Afrobeat singer with an estimated net worth of USD$600,000.
Ckay Net Worth 2022
He has an estimate net worth of USD$600,000 as of 2022.
- Who the Fuck Is CKay? (2017)
- CKay the First (2019)
- Boyfriend (2021)