Biography Of Shatta Wale
Charles Nii Armah Mensah Jr. (born October 17, 1984) is a 37 years old Ghanian dance hall singer who is known popularly known by his stage name, Shatta Wale.
He is a reggae-dancehall artist who has gained millions of fans to himself over the years, ever since his breakout into limelight following the release of his hit singles, Dancehall King, My Level, and We Are Taking Over.
It was the success of these songs that made him barged the award of the Artist Of The Year award at the 2014 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards.
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Shatta Wale is also the first dancehall artist to have won eleven awards at the 2019 edition of the 3 Music Awards.
Early Life Of Shatta Wale
Shatta Wale was born on the 17th Of October 1984 into the family of Mr. Charles Nii Armah Mensah Snr and Mrs. Elsie Evelyn Avemegah. He was given birth to in a police hospital somewhere in Accra, Ghana. He was named after his father.
He was born into a wealthy family. His father is a well known politician, businessman, and lawyer, while his mother is a businesswoman with several investments.
Shatta Wale spent his early years in Accra, living with his parents in their home which was located in a highbrow neighborhood.
Shatta Wale started his elementary education at one of the best primary school in Accra.
He attended Seven Great Princes Academy, Dansoman, for his high school education. At the institution, he picked up interest in the arts and was a member of the drama society.
He performed so well in Arts that he was cast to play a role in a popular drama series titled By The Fireside, shown at the National Theatre Ghana.
Despite the fact that Shatta Wale had been doing music for a very long time, it was until 2014 that he became a prominent star across the country. That year he dropped three hit singles, Dancehall King, My Level, We Are Taking Over, which topped all streaming platforms in the country. Due to his breakthrough, he rose to number 38 of E.tv’s Top Most Influential Ghanaian Awards.
Shatta Wale released his critically acclaimed debut album, After The Clouds, in 2016. The album did gained huge streams in the country and beyond. He followed up this success with the mixtape Cloud 9 in 2017. He released his third and fourth studio album, Reign and Wonder Boy, in 2018 and 2019.
Popular songs from Shatta Wale‘s albums over the years include songs like Aroma, Like You, Longtime, Haters, Affi Di Money, Shame On You, Disaster, Patoranking, Zylofon, True Believer, Ego Taya Dem, Don’t Baby My Baby, Rosalinda, Sister Sister, Mama Stories, Gringo, My Mind Is Made Up, Packaging and lots more.
In 2020 during the pandemic, Shatta Wale was fortunate to set the record of being the first Ghanaian to organize a digital concert on YouTube. He was one of the selected two artists by the Ministry Of Communications to perform at the Covid 19 App Virtual Launch Party.
Shatta Wale teamed up with American singer, Beyonce on her album, The Lion King: The Gift, which was nominated for the Grammy Awards. He had lent his vocals to the track, Already.
Personal Life Of Shatta Wale
Currently, Shatta Wale is 37 years old. He will be celebrating his 38 years birthday in few weeks time. During his birthday last year, he threw a lavish birthday on the 17th Of October at his residence located at East Legon. The event was well attended by his family members and close pals.
Shatta Wale became the Brand Ambassador of Guinness Ghana Breweries in 2014. That same year, he bagged another endorsement deal with Rush Energy Drink.
In 2017, Shatta Wale was call by the marketing team of Kasapreko Company, and they signed him as the Brand Ambassador to their product, Storm Energy Drink. This happened in September.
Two months later, he was unveiled as the latest Brand Ambassador of Boss Baker Beef Roll. In 2019, he became the Brand Ambassador of Infinix Ghana.
Shatta Wale was in a relationship with Shatta Michy. Michy is a well-known Ghanaian artist, financial specialist, and second baby mama (baby mother) of the self-acclaimed Ghanaian dancehall King, Shatta Wale. Shatta Michy was born on May 6, 1995, in Norway. Michy‘s genuine name is Diamond Michelle, and she is a student of Mfantsiman Girls Senior High School. Shatta Michy is 28 years old.
Some press company have it that Shatta Wale is in a relationship with Magdalene Love, whose nickname is Magluv. MagLuv is the initiative and founder behind Shatta Wale‘s clothing line, Reign Clothing, making her an entrepreneur.
Rumor also has it that Shatta Wale once dated the beautiful model, Miss Christy White.
Shatta Wale‘s ex-girlfriend and first baby mama is Eden Akosua Dufia Kyei famously addressed as Eden Akosua Dufia.
The self acclaimed dance-hall King, Shatta Wale has three children, comprising two boys and a beautiful baby girl. The three of his children are the two boys, namely Majesty Mensah and Jedidiah Mensah, coupled with the georgeous girl named, Winnie Mensah.
● My Level
● Baby Chop Kiss
● Best Life
● Hajia Bintu
● Shatta Movement
● Be Afraid
● Dancehall King
Shatta Wale is one of the most controversial artists in the Ghanaian music industry, the “On God” crooner, Shatta Wale has an estimated net worth of $10 million – $15 million.
Few years ago, Shatta Wale among the most influential Ghanaian musician on social media. The talented artist currently has over 3.9 million followers on Instagram.