Kingsley Chinweike Okonkwo, born April 18, 1979, better known as Kcee, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. He hails from Amaputu in Uli in Ihiala local government area in Anambra State, Nigeria. Kcee is currently signed to Five Star Music.
|Full Name||Kingsley Chinweike Okonkwo|
|Date of Birth:||April 18, 1979|
|Place of Birth:||Uli, Anambra|
|State of Origin:||Anambra State|
|Occupation:||Singer & Songwriter|
|Net Worth:||$6 million|
Early Life and Education
Kcee was born in Amapatu village, Uli hometown in Ihiala Local Government Area in Anambra State, South-East Nigeria.
Kcee was raised in a Christian home because his parents were devout Catholics. As a result, he and his siblings went to church mass on a regular basis.
Furthermore, he comes from a hardworking family that values both education and entrepreneurship equally.
Kcee and his longtime partner and friend hajie performed as a duo for 12 years. They met in a church choir and remained in the choir until both entered and won the Star Quest TV reality show together.
Their work as music partners earned them both some recognition until 2011, when they split, each pursuing their own careers. In 2020, Kcee released his first single, “Sweet Mary J“.
Kcee was previously a member of the Hip Hop duo Kc Presh. He is currently signed to Five Star Music.
He collaborated with Del B, a record producer best known for his work on the song “Limpopo.”
Kcee took the industry by storm in 2012, when he released the top-charting single Limpopo. The song was a commercial success, and it helped launch Kcee’s career.
Because of the single, he was nominated for several awards. Del B, one of the industry’s best producers, produced the song.
He won Song Of The Year at the 2013 The Headies Awards for single Limpopo. He added to his success with the hit song, Pull Over featuring Wizkid.
In 2013, the singer released his debut studio album, Takeover. After four years, he released his second album, Attention To Detail.
Kcee Net Worth
Kcee is a famous Nigerian singer and songwriter. He has an estimated net worth of $6 million.
In 2013, he signed a multi-million dollar endorsement deal with the telecommunications company MTN.
Patience Jonathan appoints Kcee as the Federal Republic of Nigeria’s Peace Ambassador.
- Takeover (2013).
- Attention To Detail (2017).
Kcee is the elder brother to E-money, a popular Nigerian billionaire businessman.
He is happily married to Ijeoma Okonkwo and the couple has three children together; Kwemtochukwu Okonkwo, Kanye Okonkwo, and Somto Okonkwo.
- Instagram handle – @iam_kcee
- Twitter handle – @iam_kcee