Duncan Mighty has been in the news recently for all the good reasons.
Since then, the Obio-Akpor born ‘PortHarcourt first son’ has been flying high as Fake Love continues to top the charts.
From Tiwa Savage to Reekado Banks, Dj Exclusive, Bracket, Sabi, Davido &Peruzzi – the list goes on – Duncan Mighty is the man with the golden voice that so many artistes are collaborating with.
Whoever knew that years after the “Portharcourt boy” bloom, Duncan Mighty would still become the man of the moment in Nigeria’s music industry. Well, thanks to Wizkid and maybe, good timing.
Talking about timing, the year 2018 has not been rosy all though for Duncan Mighty. He has had to face allegations of violence against his wife Vivien Okechukwu.
That, of course, is a family matter and what more, he already refuted those allegations. And it is obvious he is not being distracted with what the headlines are saying.
If you are a fan of “Port-Harcourt first son” or you follow Nigerian music, you probably know about these facts already. So here are 10 things about the star that you probably didn’t know but you should know about Duncan Mighty.
10 Things You Should Know About Duncan Mighty
- His Real name
If you though mighty was a nickname, you were wrong. When he was given birth to on October 28, 1983, his parents named him Duncan Wene Mighty Okechukwu.
So Duncan Mighty is a real name. Now you know. It’s just that it sounds more like one of those nicknames your classmates give you in secondary school. Lol.
- His first album
At age 25 in 2008, Duncan Mighty released his first album. The debut album was titled. Koliwater.
The Koliwater album was very successful registering Mighty as a bonafide songsmith in Nigeria.
- Duncan Mighty has five studio albums
Duncan Mighty has 5 studio albums so far. His first album being Koliwater 2008. His other albums are:
Ahamefuna (Legacy) (2010)
Grace & Talent (2014)
The Certificate (2016)
Ahamefuna was released in 2010 with 15 tracks. That album brought tracks like “Obianuju” and “Port Harcourt son” which has brought him international fame and huge fan following till today.
With his new found fame in the industry in 2018, Duncan Mighty might just drop a surprise album before the end of 2018. Well, that will not be much of a surprise since he drops his albums biennially.
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- He once featured Shaggy in his song
In 2012, Duncan Mighty featured the Jamaica-American Raggea superstar Saggy in a single titled Wine it. The single was off his upcoming album which did very well then.
- He was nominated for Artiste of the year in 2011
At The Headies 2011, Duncan Mighty was nominated for the coveted artiste of the year category. That year, other talented artistes had been nominated for the same category. They were Darey, M.I, D’banj and 2 Face Idibia. 2face Idibia won that year.
With the look of things, the year 2018 could e Duncan Might’s turn to win the artiste of the year award. Till then, let’s keep our fingers crossed. Sponsorship
- His Record Label
Duncan Mighty has his own record label called The Young Wealth Records. He founded it in 2014. The Young Wealth Record produced his latest Album.
- Duncan Mighty’s Net worth
A person’s net worth does not necessarily translate to the amount of money he has in his bank account.
It’s the worth of an artiste depending on factors like his or her achievements, investments, popularity, etc. These factors determine how much he or she charges for endorsements, sponsorships and appearances.
Duncan mighty has defied the assumption that you cannot make it as a Nigerian musician anywhere outside of Lagos state.
Most, if not all his music career has been achieved in the Niger-Delta, Port-Harcourt precisely and not Lagos.
Although he would always have reasons to be in Lagos for stuff, Duncan Mighty does not live in Lagos. Yet, he has achieved much more than most of his Lagos-based colleagues. His talent, hard work, consistency among others is what has helped Duncan Mighty achieve so much from outside of Lagos.
- Duncan Mighty’s properties
In 2016, Duncan did a throwback post of his second house and it went viral. Meaning he already has two houses. Wow! But for someone worth about $2million, we should not be surprised. In fact, he probably has other investments that we might not know of.