- 1 Biography of Sarkodie & Net Worth 2021.
- 1.1 Early Life
- 1.2 Personal life
- 1.3 Discography
- 1.4 Live albums and EPs
- 1.5 Collaborative albums
- 2 Sarkodie Net Worth
Biography of Sarkodie & Net Worth 2021.
Michael Owusu Addo (born July 10, 1988) known professionally as Sarkodie, is a Ghanaian rapper and entrepreneur from Tema. His contributions to the Ghanaian music industry have earned him numerous accolades, including the Vodafone Ghana Music Award for “Artiste of the Decade”. He was announced the first winner of BET’s Best International Flow artist at the 2019 BET Hip Hop Awards. He is also considered one of the major proponents of the Azonto genre and dance and one of the most successful African rappers of all time.
Sarkodie was born on 10 July 1988 and raised in koforidua, Tema and is the fourth born of five children. He attended Tema Methodist Day Senior High School and proceeded to IPMC, where he earned a degree in graphic design. Sarkodie began his music career as an underground rapper, participating in Adom FM’s popular rap competition Kasahare Level. He met his former manager Duncan Williams of Duncwills Entertainment while participating in the aforementioned competition. He also met musicians Edem and Castro, who introduced him to Hammer of The Last Two, an established record producer. Impressed by his rap flows, Hammer allowed Sarkodie to record two tracks for Edems maiden album Volta Regime.
Sarkodie married Tracy in a private wedding ceremony held in Tema, Ghana on 17 July 2018. They have two kids; a daughter, Adalyn Owusu Addo, and a son; Micheal Nana Yaw Owusu Addo Jnr. who is named after the famous rapper.
- Makye (2009)
- Rapperholic (2012)
- Sarkology (2014)
- Highest (2017)
- Black Love Album – Black Love (Sarkodie album) (2019)
- No pressure – Yet To be released on the 9th june 2021
Live albums and EPs
- Mary (2015)
- Alpha (2019)
- T.M.G (with Jayso) (2013)
Sarkodie Net Worth
Sarkodie is net worth US$15 million as of 2021. In 2017, Forbes Africa ranked Sarkodie as the 9th richest musician in African with a net worth of about $7 million dollars. He was the only Ghanaian musician on the list at that time. That makes him one of the richest musicians in Ghana currently.