Simi Ogunleye Older Than Husband Adekunle Gold Kosoko: Interesting Facts About Nigeria’s Hottest Celebrity Couple
Contrary to earlier information released by sources close to them, popular musicians Simi and Adekunle Gold have married.
Their secret wedding ceremony reportedly held few days ago in Lagos.
Here are some interesting facts about the cute couple .
- He was born Adekunle Kosoko on January 28, 1988 and hails from Lagos Island.
- He is a prince of Lagos and member of Kosoko royal house of Lagos.
- With three sisters (one late), he is the only son of his parents and Jide Kosoko’s nephew
- He wrote his first song at the age of 15 and joined the junior choir of his church.
- He has an HND in Arts and Design from the Lagos State Polytechnic while majoring in Graphics.
- Adekunle added Gold to his name after a session in church with the inspiration coming from an excerpt of the pastor’s preaching.
- He was a member of a boys band called The Bridge.
- The group dropped a couple of singles and featured acts like Skales and GT the guitarman before it was disbanded.
- He designed YBNL’s official logo.
- He got the moniker ‘King of Photoshop’ after photo-shopping himself into photos of popular celebs
- His debut single, ‘Sade’ is actually a cover of One Direction’s ‘Story of my Life’.
- The single won the Best alternative song award at the recently held 2015 Headies awards ceremony.
- Simi actually helped Adekunle Gold define his style and helped named his genre, ‘Urban Highlife’.
- Simi mixed and arranged Adekunle Gold’s three singles, ‘Sade’, ‘Orente’ and ‘Pick Up’.
- He won the award for ‘Revelation of the Year’ at the 2015 edition of AFRIMA.
- He made his movie debut on Kunle Afolayan’s ‘The CEO’.
- She was born as Simisola Bolatito Ogunleye April, 19, 1987 in Lagos, Nigeria.
- She started singing at age of 8 and wrote her first song when she was 10 years old
- She joined her teenage church choir called “Outstanding Music Group”.
- She holds a degree in Mass Communications from the Covenant University and enjoys broadcasting and blogging.
- She signed to Oscar Music Production in 2013.
- She signed a record deal with X3M Music in 2014.
- She released two of her hit singles titled “Tiff” and “E No Go Funny” in 2014 and also got a number of award nominations.
- A huge football fan, she supports Manchester United
- She released another hit single titled “Jamb Question” which the remix featured the Nigerian rapper, Falz.
- She also won the Most Promising Act to Watch award at the 2015 NEA Awards.
- Her movie debut is in Kunle Afolayan’s yet-to-be-released ‘Mokalik’