Chinko Ekun Biography: Age, Songs, Cars, Net Worth, House, Wife, Record Label, Girlfriend

Chinko Ekun Biography: Age, Songs, Cars, Net Worth, House, Wife, Record Label, Girlfriend

Posted By Michael Amos


Oladipo Olamide Emmanuel (born September 13, 1993) is an enigmatic rapper and songwriter from Nigeria who is known as Chinko Ekun.

Chinko Ekun‘s fascinating hits like EkunAble God, and Aje Butter catapulted him to fame, while fate intervened as the revered Olamide discovered his extraordinary talent through freestyle musings, leading him to join YBNL Nation.

A shower of accolades, including the esteemed Street Music of the Year at the City People Music Awards and the title of Best Street-Hop Artist at The Headies, adorned this poetic Chinko Ekun, whose penmanship seems to weave cosmic tales into harmonious melodies.

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Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name: Oladipo Olamide Emmanuel
Stage Name: Chinko Ekun
Born: 13 September 1993 (age 30 years old)
Place of Birth: Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria
State Of Origin: Ondo State
Education: Obafemi Awolowo University
Nationality: Nigerian
Height: 1.58 m
Parents: Mr. & Mrs. Emmanuel
Siblings: 2
Spouse: Not Married
Girlfriend • Partner: N/A
Children: N/A
Occupation: Rapper • Songwriter
Net Worth: $500,000

Early Life & Education

Chinko Ekun, a proud Nigerian citizen, was born on September 13, 1993, in the bustling city of Ikeja, Lagos State. Raised with love and care by his devoted parents, Mr. and Mrs. EmmanuelChinko‘s father, a Nigerian lawyer, imparted wisdom and guidance to his son. Hailing from Ikare Akoko Local Government Area in Ondo State, their family ties ran deep.

Growing up in a tight-knit household, Chinko Ekun shared life’s ups and downs with his two beloved siblings, whose names remained a mystery to the outside world. As he embarked on life’s journey, he carried the cherished memories and strong bonds forged within the cocoon of his family’s embrace.

Chinko Ekun‘s educational path began at Remade Nursery and Primary School in Igando, Lagos State, and later at Blessing Nursery and Primary School in Oshodi, Lagos State. He continued his academic pursuits and attended Baptist Model High School in Ijegun, Lagos State, for his secondary education. 

Subsequently, Chinko Ekun pursued a degree in law at the esteemed Obafemi Awolowo University, a testament to his dedication to knowledge and learning. Upon completing his academic endeavours, he fulfilled his National Youth Service Corps obligations in Lagos State.


In 2011, Chinko Ekun burst into the limelight, enchanting audiences with his electrifying freestyle videos on Instagram. In 2013, he took a daring step, releasing his debut gem, Ekun, igniting the flames of his musical journey.

A serendipitous encounter with Olamide in 2014 led to Chinko Ekun‘s collaboration on three tracks for the Street OT album, earning him a prestigious spot at Olamide‘s Live in Concert event.

After signing with YBNL Nation in 2015, Chinko Ekun‘s musical expedition soared with debut singles Alejo Oran and Emi Na Re. As his contract reached its end, he embarked on a new adventure.

In 2017, Chinko Ekun spread his wings, signing with Dek-Niyor Entertainment in Dubai. A triumphant moment arrived in 2018 with the release of Able God, earning him accolades and a Headies award in 2019.

Collaborating with music stars like Olamide, Lil Kesh, Erigga, Zlatan Ibile, Davido, and WizkidChinko Ekun‘s star continues to rise, solidifying his position as a sought-after rapper in Nigeria’s vibrant music scene.

Awards & Nominations

  • The Headies: Able God (Nominated)
  • City People Music Awards: Able God (Nominated)    
  • Soundcity MVP Awards: Able God (Won)

Social Media

  • Instagram handle: Chinko Ekun (@chinkotiger)
  • Twitter handle: Chinko Ekun (@ChinkoTiger)
  • Facebook: Chinko Ekun
  • Tiktok handle: Chinko Ekun (@chinkotiger)
  • Youtube Channel: Chinko Ekun

Personal Life

Chinko Ekun, the Nigerian artist, is currently not in a serious relationship. He has openly stated that he feels unprepared for the marriage partnership at this point in his life. 

Chinko Ekun looks handsome at 30 years old.


  • 2013: Ekun
  • 2015: Emi na re
  • 2015: Alejo Oran
  • 2015: Jen le yo
  • 2016: Binu
  • 2016: Bless Me
  • 2016: Flenjo
  • 2017: Wa Lo Da
  • 2017: Gbefun
  • 2017: Shake It
  • 2017: Shayo
  • 2017: Eruku de
  • 2018: Yaso
  • 2018: Bodija
  • 2018: Switch It Up
  • 2018: Able God
  • 2018: Calling
  • 2019: Semena
  • 2019: Mafo
  • 2020: Party Animal
  • 2020: Doings
  • 2020: Jafafa
  • 2023: LOVE IN LAGOS

Net Worth

Chinko Ekun has amassed an estimated net worth of $500,000. Hailing from Nigeria, he has made a name for himself in the music industry as a talented rapper and songwriter. 

Chinko Ekun gained widespread fame and popularity with chart-topping tracks such as Able God and Aje Butter.

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