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Reekado Banks Net Worth, Bio.., Account Balance, Relationship, cars…

FULL NAME: Ayoleyi Hanniel Solomon
STAGE NAME : Reekado Banks
NET WORTH : Estimated net worth is $2 million
DATE OF BIRTH: Born on the 6th of December 1993
OCCUPATION: Nigerian recording artist, singer and songwriter
MARITAL STATUS: Single

Reekado Banks Net Worth

Reekado Banks Net Worth, Bio.., Account Balance, Relationship, cars...As at July 2019, Reekado Banks’ net worth is estimated at $2 million. In July 2015, he signed an endorsement deal with Globacom worth millions of naira along with other musicians.

Reekado Banks Biography, Family, Date Of Birth, Age, Education And Early Life

Born 6th December, 1993, Ayoleyi Hanniel Solomon better known as Reekado Banks or Reeky is a Nigerian singer, song-writer and serial hit maker presently signed to the SMD. Reeky, as he is also called by his fans started his music career from the church, as he is the last son of a family of 6, having a pastor dad and a caterer mum. He completed his secondary school education in the year 2008 and finished from the University of Lagos, History and Strategic Studies department, 2014.
Having grown up in Ikorodu, Lagos State, Nigeria, Banks’ elder brother, Temi is a music producer and his elder sister, a gospel singer so the music runs in their blood.

Before coming into limelight, he was using the name, ‘Spicy’ and was more of a rapper before Temi advised him to focus more on singing. He got his present name, Reekado Banks from a Spanish name, ‘Ricardo’ meaning ‘ ‘Ruler of kings’ and ‘Banks’, which go together to mean ‘being rich in musical content’.
His journey into stardom began after his elder brother submitted some of his music to the Mavin record label in an online talent search. He got picked out of about 5,000 entries and his talent brought him into limelight. He was unveiled together with Korede Bello and Di’ja into the SMD. He released his first official single, ‘Turn It Up’ the same day he got signed under the Mavins and his journey began.
After his first music, he also released another single, ‘Katapot’ and most people believe it was a diss track for Wande Coal and D’banj. Don Jazzy however debunked a series of tweets to debunk the rumors and Reeky also did same in an online interview. Well, we never would have expected them to say it was a beef track or should we have?

Popularly addressed as ‘Reekaddicts’, Reeky’s fans no doubt are totally addicted to his style of music but he has more to offer too. He contributed majorly to Tiwa’s single, ‘My Darling’ and Pasuma’s single, ‘Ife’, in which he featured Tiwa.

Reekado Banks Early Years

Solomon Ayoleyi Hanniel was born on December 6th 1993 in Lagos, Nigeria. This talented young man is an author, composer and singer navigating between Naija Music, Afro Dance and Dancehall, tinged with R & B / Soul.Reekado Banks Net Worth, Bio.., Account Balance, Relationship, cars...

As a young boy, Solomon enjoyed playing music and listening to it. His father was a pastor of the Ondo Satate while his mother worked there as a caterer.

The family was into music from the beginning. They are all talented for music in one way or another, and this is what makes them all so successful in their own fields.

Solomon loved listening to music and singing, which was the reason for his family to support him in his desire to pursue a career in music. When he was only 14 years old. Reekado started recording his first songs. A big help then, was his older brother, who is now a music producer.

His brother produced his first songs, and gave his enough motivation to start recording more and more and also to practice his singing talent.

His brother also played a major role in teaching him the basics of singing and music in general, so he owes him big time for the success he managed to achieve.

His stage name Reekado comes from the combination of two names, which translate as Strong ruler and wealth.

Reekado continued to practice his singing talent and push harder to become even better, so his career was bound to go only one direction.

Very young, Reekado Banks, helped by his older brother, began writing poems and rap songs to get into the music.

During his last year at the University of Lagos where he studied History and Strategy, he participated in 2013, in front of 5,000 people, at the “Mavin Records Talent Hunt Competition”, a talent discovery contest organized by the musician and producer Don Jazzy, founder of the Mavin Records label.

Seduced by the voice and style of the young singer, winner of the contest, the latter signs and incorporates him to the Team Mavins, and makes him participate in the single “Looku Looku”.

In February 2014, he released “Turn It Up”, a dancehall, R & B, soul-themed single, performed with the Tiwa Savage who is considered diva of Naija music. Two other singles will follow, “Chop Am” and “Katapot”.

Reekado Banks will appear in 2014 in albums, singles and mixtapes of Team Mavins and various artists of the Nigerian scene: “Arise”, “Lori Standing”, “Dorobucci”, and “Adaobi”. His songs are slowly starting to conquer the rest of the world, and slowly his fame is starting to get spread all around the world.

Reekado Banks always has something new in store for us, so he will probably be releasing something new pretty soon. Until then, we can enjoy his songs and dance the night away.

Reekado Banks Career Path

When it comes to his career beginnings, his brother played a major role in that as well. Without asking Solomon, his brother sent out his songs to the Mavin Records and submitted them for a competition in which they were looking for new talents.Reekado Banks Net Worth, Bio.., Account Balance, Relationship, cars...

Even though there were around 5000 requests, he still managed to get chosen as a rising talent. He admitted that his brother submitted the request without his knowledge in an interview with the National Mirror.

His brother even spoke with the label about all the details without telling anything to Reekado, so many wonder if Reekado even wanted to do something like that. However, in the end everything turned out better than expected.

Reekado’s first songs with the Mavin Records label, “Turn It up Tiwa Ti”, “Chop Am” and “Savage” have received and still receive rave reviews by fans and media in Africa. His interventions on the hit Mavins are also very worthy of mention.

On February 14, 2015, his third single, “Katapot” is published online. He started something new and unknown that startled a new trend among music lovers. The song gets awesome reviews, reaching 5th place on iTunes in the first seven days.

Reekado graduated from the University of Lagos, Nigeria. He got his diploma in history and strategic studies. School was still important to him, even though he was enjoying all the benefits of fame. Reekado Banks is starting to become very popular on social networks with his often posts on platforms such as Instagram, twitter and Facebook.

Reekado Banks has a net worth of around 600$ thousand. This net worth is certainly high for someone who is as young as Reekado. He still has plenty of years in front of him to make incredible turn and become even more popular in his own country but also around the globe.

He often shares with his followers on social media, the way he spends his money and how he likes to enjoy his life.

Many of the young people look up to Reekado, which makes him responsible and puts pressure on him to leave a good impression on others.

Another interesting thing about Reekado is that he likes to charge 700 thousand for his performance and doesn’t accept anything less. This definitely allows him to live lavishly, and buy himself the life he always dreamed of.

Reekado Banks Personal life

From his real name Ayoleyi Hanniel Solomon, Reekado Banks was born on December 6, 1993 in Lagos, Nigeria. The talented singer and songwriter grew up in a much disciplined setting (his father being a pastor).Reekado Banks Net Worth, Bio.., Account Balance, Relationship, cars...

Listening to different kinds of music, he fell in love with the sweet melodies of the R & B. Music is a family story: his older brother works as a producer. Besides one brother, he also has a sister who is a very talented singer.

Reekado (powerful ruler) Banks (to say wealth) began writing songs at age 15 under the tutelage of his older brother Temi; who teaches him to produce, write and put his voice after discovering his songbook.

Shortly after, Reekado decides to embark on the music. He gets support from his family and friends. Which helps her a lot in getting started.

Temi introduced his little brother’s songs, in 2013, to Don Jazzy’s label, Mavin Records, which at that time was looking for online talent. His voice and his way of putting his voice on the beats make him chosen from more than 5,000 candidates to sign with the label. He becomes a member of the Mavins.

When it comes to his personal life and his relationships, Reekado has been linked to many famous women over the years. He was in a relationship with Emem Inkuikim for a while, but the couple called of the relationship to a disappointment of many.

Reekado graduated from the University of Lagos, Nigeria. He got his diploma in history and strategic studies. School was still important to him, even though he was enjoying all the benefits of fame. Reekado Banks is starting to become very popular on social networks with his often posts on platforms such as Instagram, twitter and Facebook.Reekado Banks Net Worth, Bio.., Account Balance, Relationship, cars...

He currently has around 5 million followers on Instagram, but he also has many subscribers and followers on other social media platforms as well. This talented young man has plenty of opportunities to make his career even more successful in the future, and we are certain he will manage to do that.

So far, he has conquered the Nigerian audience, but perhaps the road will take him even further and he tries to conquer the rest of the world. His catchy tunes and dance songs are joy for everyone, so it will be hard to resist them.

Reekado Banks House

In 2015, Reekado bought a duplex for his parents. It was a way of showing appreciation for their love and parental affection in his life.Reekado Banks Net Worth, Bio.., Account Balance, Relationship, cars...

In August that same year, he reportedly moved into his own house, thanking God for his achievement and recounting when he used to use a pit latrine back while hoping someday he would use a toilet so clean that he could eat in it.

Reekado Banks Cars

We said earlier that we will put others things into consideration before arriving at the estimated net worth of ter Reekado Banks.

Winning the Next Rated Award in 2015, he was presented a brand new Hyundai iX35. The award didn’t go without controversy.Reekado Banks Net Worth, Bio.., Account Balance, Relationship, cars...

Recall that YBNL record boss, Olamide, fell his artiste, Lil Kesh was robbed of that award. Subsequently, he started having problems with Don Jazzy.

Reekado Banks has also recently acquired the prestigious Lexus SC430 convertible which befits a star. This machine costs 6 million Naira. The joyful news was shared with fans of the musician on social media by his elder brother Temi. Now Reekado owns two cars. Does the singer have other vehicles? This fact is not yet known to the public.

When it comes to all the properties he owned, Reekado once said, ‘I am not a car freak. I own over 10 [pieces of] land and I am building a school. ‘

Year 2017 was a beautiful year for Reekado BanksMavin records singer, Reekado Banks just spent N6million to acquire a 2010 Lexus sc430 convertible. His elder brother and manager, Temi shared the good news on social media.

The 2010 Lexus SC430 features an all-aluminum construction, and is powered by a 4.3-liter engine.. It can go from 0 to 60 mph in a remarkable 5.8 seconds.

Reekado Banks Endorsements, Awards, Nominations

He recently signed a multi-million Naira deal with top telecommunications company, Glo and went home with the Rookie of the Year award, 2014 Headies. He also won the next rated artist for the year 2015, knocking out the likes of Lil Kesh and Kiss Daniel, which later caused the diss between YBNL boss, Olamide and Mavin boss, Don Jazzy. The diss was later settled by billionaire business man, Dangote, according to some sources.
In the same 2015 Headies, his video, Katapot which was directed by Unlimited L.A. won the video of the year.
The City People Entertainment also recognized him as one of the most promising acts for the year, 2015.

Reekado Banks Social Media Handles

Reeky is very active on the social media like so many other celebrities, and you can get him on:
Instagram: @ReekadoBanks
Twitter: @ReekadoBanks
FacebookReekado Banks

10 Buzz Facts about Reekado Banks

1. His Elder Brother is Instrumental In His Success

This is not just a usual story but quite a unique one. Banks record deal with Mavin Records came as a result of his brother submitting some of his songs to the label in an online talent search without his consent. The young and talented musician was selected out of over 5000 entries and that earned him the record deal with Mavin Records.

2. His Former Stage Name Was ‘Spicy’

The talented youngster was formerly known by his stage name ‘Spicy’ before his record deal with Mavin Records was signed. He derived the name Reekado Banks from Reekado which means “Strong Ruler while Banks means “Wealth”

3. He Has Won Many Awards

The multi-talented artist at a very young age has won many awards including Rookie of the Year at The Headies 2014 and the controversial Next rated award at The Headies 2015. He also won City People Award for Promising Act To Watch in 2015.

His debut studio album, Spotlight, was released on 1 September 2016. It debuted at number 10 on the Billboard World Album Music Chart.

4. He Graduated With Second Class Lower Division

There’s this saying that talent is a natural endowment from God and not everyone has the same talent. It also applies to the youngster, he is actually excelling in his music career but he was not so wonderful in his Academics. The striking thing here is that unlike other artists that are dropouts, Banks was able to complete his education.

He completed his secondary school at the age of 14 and also graduated with a Second Class Lowers division (2’2) in History and Strategic Studies from the University of Lagos.

5. He Came From A Music Loving Family

Reekado Banks came from a music-loving family. His family is blessed with talented musicians, two of his siblings are into music — his elder brother is a record producer and his elder sister is a gospel singer. His brother taught him all the basics of music before the young man turned into a star.

6. He Wants His Fans To Know What He Likes 

Reekado is just an extraordinary guy. On March 11, 2015, he mentioned the top 5 things he would love his fans to know about him.

  • He likes sugarcane
  • Noodles are his best meal
  • Best colour is black.
  • He has just one tattoo, and it’s a tattoo of his name.
  • He plays football and supports Arsenal F.C.

7. He Got His First Endorsement From Globacom Telecommunications Ltd

Reekado Banks is a brand ambassador for the indigenous telecommunication company in Nigeria Glo, a deal which runs into several millions of Naira, thanks to Don Jazzy’s connection.

8. He is an Expensive Commodity

His performance per show keeps soaring too, confirmed sources have it that Reekado Banks charges nothing less than N700,000 per show, though he still has a contract with Mavin records so this definitely would be shared according to the sharing formula stated in his contract.

9. He Never Stops Believing In Family 

The family they say is everything. In 2015, Reekado bought a duplex for his parents, in appreciation for their love and affection in his life so far. In August that same year, Reekado Banks Moved into his own house, thanking God for his achievement and recounting when he used to use a pit latrine back while hoping someday he would use a toilet so clean that he could eat in it, what a dream come true!

10. He Received An Expensive Gift From A Fan

Reekado Banks just got a surprise gift from one of his fans on November 3rd, 2017. The ‘Jeje’ singer got a Mercedes Benz C300 from one his loyal fans who appreciate his music.

The fan, however, wrote on his Instagram page @Reekadobanks, he wrote “For the love of Mavin and Reeky’s jam, I decided to give this C300 to my bro @Reekadobanks before leaving Nigeria. God bless your music.”

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