Samini Biography | Age | Career | Education | Net Worth
Full Name :
Emmanuel Andrews Samini
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Date of Birth :
22 December 1981
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Occupation (s) :
Rapper, Singer, Actor, Entrepreneur
Dance hall, Raggae, Hip life
Active Year :
1999 – Present
High Grade Family
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Early Life And Education
Samini was born on December 22, 1981. Samini hailed from Wa in the upper Western Region of Ghana. His father’s name is G.A. Samini, while his mother’s name is Theresa Nusala. He had his primary school education at Holy Family Basic School and then continued his secondary school education at St. Margaret Mary Secondary School.
Samini was engaged to Christain Aboagye Mensha, who is based in Canada, and they had a daughter, Toyila Samini. He got married to another woman in February 2011 whose name is Mercy Geker the mother of his daughter and their daughter’s name is Yelisun Samini.
Samini started to build his career when he started being a part of the melodious church choir at the age of 14. He was very excited back then in the church. Samini started professionally in 1999 after a collaboration with another musician.
His breakthrough began when he released his first single in 2004 titled “Linda“. The hit single gained massive airplay and attention and stayed on Ghana’s number-one chart for a very long time.
He released his debut studio album, Dankwasere, in 2004; it topped the local music charts for weeks and won two awards at the Ghana Music Awards.
In 2006, he received international recognition when he won the “Best African Act” at the MOBO Awards. He rebranded on December 22nd, 2006, which is his birthday, and he officially changed his name to Samini from (Batman Samini). He shared the same stages with the likes of Jay Z, Akon, Kevin Little, Damian and Pliers, Chaka Demus, and many more. He launched his 7th studio album on December 22, 2018, titled “Untamed,” which won him Reggaeville 2018, and album of the year.
22 December 1981
Samini has become very popular and successful with his businesses and his net worth was estimated at $1.5 million