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Wande Coal

Wande Coal: Biography, Age, Parents, Siblings, Child, Girlfriend, Net Worth, Cars, House & Record Label

Wande Coal Basic Information

Stage Name: Wande Coal
Real Name: Oluwatobi Wande Ojosipe
Occupation: Singer, Songwriter
Date Of Birth/Age: 18 October 1985 (38) Years Old
Place of Birth: Lagos Island, Lagos State, Nigeria
Gender: Male
Nationality: Nigerian
Marital Status: Married
Education:
  • Staff Nursery and Primary School, Ijanikin, Lagos
  • Federal Government College, Ijanikin, Lagos State
Height: 1.70 m
Net Worth: $1.7M

Wande Coal Biography

Oluwatobi Wande Ojosipe, better known as Wande Coal, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter born on October 18, 1985. He was born on Lagos Island in the Nigerian state of Lagos to Chief Ibukun Olufunto and Omolara Oluwayemisi Ojosipe. Wande is the younger of two children. Wande Coal completed his primary school education at Staff Nursery and Primary School in Ijanikin, Lagos State, and later transferred to Federal Government College in Ijanikin, Lagos State, for his secondary education.

He then went on to study Human Kinetics at the University of Lagos (Unilag) in Lagos State. After that, Wande Coal began singing in his church’s youth choir. After that, he started his career as a dancer in Nigeria’s entertainment world. In 2006, he signed with Don Jazzy’s Mo’ Hits Records. However, on November 7, 2013, Wande Coal departed Mavin Records due to intellectual property theft involving a song with identical lyrics to Don Jazzy’s lyrics.

Wande Coal, Yours Truly, Artists, March 2, 2024

Family

Parents

The younger of two children, Wande Coal, was brought up by his parents, Chief Ibukun Olufunto and Mrs. Omolara Oluwayemisi Ojosipe.

Siblings

Towa Ojosipe, who goes by the stage moniker “Tee Josh,” is his lone known sibling and an equally gifted musician.

Child

Joseph and King Coal Jr. are two boys Wande Coal is proud to be the father of. His first child, Joseph, who is now 14 years old, was born by his baby mother, Tolulope Ogunnusi, in 2008, according to records seen by DNB Stories Africa. On February 28, his second child, King Coal Jr., was born with his current wife, Chinemerem.

Girlfriend/Wife

There is currently a shortage of information in the media about Wande Coal’s alleged wife, Chinemerem. She belongs to the Igbo tribe; however, where exactly she hails from is unknown. The pair reportedly had a traditional wedding on November 18, 2017, and only the couple’s closest friends and family were there. However, complete information and a definite confirmation of this union have not yet surfaced. Wande likes to keep everything about his wife and marriage a secret. At this point, we also know her age and birthdate. Additionally, Wande Coal does not post images of his wife on his social media profiles.

Lifestyle

Net Worth

According to online reports, he accumulated a sizable income from his work as a musician, which is thought to be around $1.7 million. In addition, one of the top banks in Nigeria and Africa, Guaranty Trust Bank, and the musician entered into an endorsement agreement in 2015. In 2013, he also had an endorsement deal with Globacom, Nigeria’s top domestic telecoms provider. Wande Coal also serves as an ambassador for the CREAM program, which D’Banj created to identify and promote creativity, reality, entertainment, and music.

Cars

He only has one high-end vehicle that the general public knows: an E200 Kompressor Mercedes Benz that he recently purchased.

House

Most of Wande Coal’s childhood and adult life was spent in Lagos State. He presently resides in a home in an affluent neighborhood of Victoria Island.

Record Label

Wande Coal has launched his record label, BLACK DIAMOND. The label is already registered and has two artists on it. Wande’s dream label has been managed by Wande’s manager Abbey Nana since his days at Mo’Hits before moving on with Don Jazzy as an established musician under Mavin Records. According to sources close to Wande, he was inspired to form his label roughly two years ago when he began having disagreements with D’banj over releasing his second album. He tried to leave Mo’Hits Records but was stopped by Don Jazzy, who pledged to straighten out his career no matter what.

Wande Coal, Yours Truly, Artists, March 2, 2024

With offices in New York City, London, Nashville, and Atlanta, EMPIRE Distribution, Records and Publishing Inc. (marketed as EMPIRE) is an American distribution company and record label established in 2010 by Ghazi Shami. Although it has been recorded in many other genres, hip-hop is where it focuses most of its attention. With the help of EMPIRE’s collaborations with numerous well-known businesses and artists, music is made available on a variety of digital and physical music services, including iTunes, Google Play, Amazon, Deezer, Spotify, SoundCloud, and Rdio.

When did Wande Coal start music?

He started music in 2005 before Don Jazzy’s Mo’ Hits Records signed him in 2006.

Why did Wande Coal leave Mavins?

Mavin Records blamed the split on “irreconcilable differences” and a non-alignment of the visions of both parties.

Does Wande Coal have a child?

Wande Coal is the proud father of two children – two boys named Joseph and King Coal Jr, respectively.

What language does Wande Coal speak?

He speaks English, his indigenous dialect, Yoruba.

Where does Wande Coal live?

He reportedly lives in Lagos, Nigeria.

How many albums does Wande Coal have?

He has put out two studio albums and one EP so far.

How much is Wande Coal's net worth?

Wande has an estimated net worth of $1.7 million.

Is Wande Coal married?

The singer was reported to have married his Igbo girlfriend, identified simply as Chinemerem, in 2017.

Is Wande Coal in Peru by Fireboy DML?

No, it was wholly Fireboy’s song. Many believe the Wande Coal vibe is written all over the song.

Who is Wande Coal's father?

Chief Ibukun Olufunto is Wande’s father.

Which state is Wande Coal from?

He hails from Lagos State, Nigeria.

What is Wande Coal's Snapchat handle?

His Snapchat handle is K(with a crown emoji) Coal.

What is Wande Coal's real name?

The singer’s real name is Oluwatobi Wande Ojosipe.

Which record label is Wande Coal?

He is signed to his record label Black Diamond and EMPIRE.

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