|Net Worth:||$15 Million|
|Date of Birth:||July 10, 1988 (34 years old)|
|Profession:||Rapper, Song Writer, and Humanitarian|
What is Sarkodie’s Net Worth?
Sarkodie is a Ghanaian rapper, songwriter, and humanitarian who has a net worth of $15 million. He has received various honors in recognition of his efforts to the Ghanaian music biz, including the Vodafone Ghana Music Award for “Artiste of the Decade.”
At the 2019 BET Hip Hop Awards, he was revealed as the first recipient of the BET Award for Best International Flow Artist. He is also regarded as one of the most influential dance and genre proponents of the Azonto movement, as well as one of the greatest African rappers in history.
Michael Owusu Addo popularly known as Sarkodie was born on 10 July 1988, in Tema, Ghana.
As a child, his parents moved to Tema, where he had his education, he was raised in Koforidua. After graduating from Tema Methodist Day Senior High School, he went on to IPMC and received a degree in graphic design. As a participant in the well-known rap competition Kasahare Level hosted by Adom FM, Sarkodie launched his music career as an underground rapper.
While competing in the aforementioned tournament, he crossed paths with Duncan Williams, his former manager at Duncwills Entertainment. A seasoned record producer named Hammer of The Last Two was introduced to him by musicians Edem and Castro.
Sarkodie recorded his debut album ”Makye” after collaborating with Hammer.
Kwaw Kese, J-Town, Sway, and Paedae of R2Bees make cameo appearances on the album. Fans and critics alike gave Makye favorable reviews.
Sarkodie dropped his second studio album titled ”Rapperholic” in 2012. It includes cameos by EL, Efya, Chidynma, Mugeez of R2Bees, Obrafour, and Jayso. Five singles were released to promote the album: “Good Bye,” “One Time for Your Mind,” “You Go Kill Me,” “Living Legend,” and “Onyame Nhyira.”
He has gone on to release high-traction and commercially viable albums and singles in the music industry.
Due to the variety of musical genres, he can perform in, Sarkodie who frequently raps in his native Twi, a Ghanaian language is known as a “multifaceted rapper.” Sarkodie is one of Africa’s best hip-hop performers, according to several sources.
On the list of the hottest African MCs in 2014 made by MTV Base Sarkodie was rated as number one on the list.
On the list of the “Top 10 African Rappers of 2015,” AfricaRanking.com placed him third in 2015.
He was ranked among the top five hip-hop acts on the African continent by The Guardian in 2015. (GMA USA).
Sarkodie founded The Sarkodie Foundation on July 13, 2013, a charitable organization that aims to assist underprivileged children. He gave kind contributions to the Kasoa Royal Seed Home Orphanage. In Tema, Ghana, The Foundation initiated a feed the Kid program on December 25, 2014. The initiative was also supported by Tigo Telecommunications CEO Roshi Motman, who also attended the event.
On 17 July 2018, Sarkodie got married to Tracy in a secret wedding ceremony in Tema, Ghana. Their marriage is blessed with two kids.
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