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Sarkodie’s Wiki, Age, Wife, Net Worth, and Ethnicity

Sarkodie’s net worth is $12 million.

Sarkodie’s Wiki, Age, Wife, Net Worth, and Ethnicity

Michael Owusu Addo, better known as Sarkodie, is a Ghanaian rapper and businessman. Sarkodie is from Tema and has contributed significantly to Ghana’s music business. He has garnered multiple awards, including the first BET Award for Best International Flow Act. He considers himself a strong supporter of the Azonto genre and dance.

Sarkodie’s Life Story

Sarkodie was born on July 10, 1085, as the fourth child of his mother, Emma Maame Aggrey, in Tema, Ghana.

He earned a Western African Senior School Certificate from Tema Methodist Senior School and a Graphic Design degree from IPMC.

He was an underground rapper in high school until he met his manager Duncan Williams in the legendary rap tournament Kasahare Level.

Facts of Sarkodie

Celebrated Name: Sarkodie
Real Name/Full Name: Michael Owusu Addo
Gender: Male
Age: 36 years old
Birth Date: 10 July 1985
Birth Place: Tema, Ghana
Nationality: Ghanian
Height: 1.92 meters
Weight: 83 kilograms
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Tracy
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Adalyn Owusu Addo)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Sarkodie Gay?: N/A
Profession: Rapper/ Music Artiste/Entrepreneur
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2023: $12 million

Sarkodie’s Marriage, Wife

Sarkodie prefers to keep his personal life mostly secret.

He married Tracy in a private wedding ceremony in his hometown of Tema on July 17, 2018.

Their daughter’s name is Adalyn Owusu Addo.

He founded the Sarkodie Foundation to help poor youngsters in his nation.

In contrast, he leads a wealthy lifestyle.

Sarkodi’se Height, weight, and age

Sarkodie was born on July 10, 1985, and will be 36 in 2023.

He stands 1.92 meters tall and weighs 83 kilos.

Sarkodie’s Net Worth

As of 2023, Sarkodie’s net worth is expected to be $12 million.

His earnings are derived from a variety of sources.

As a committed entrepreneur, he owns the Sark by Yas clothing line.

He debuted it on April 27, 2013, featuring accessories for men, women, and children.

He was named a Samsung Electronics Brand Ambassador at the University of Ghana, Legon, in 2012.

Samsung’s Galaxy Pocket and Chief Hero phones were customized with Sarkodie wallpapers and his signature during the unveiling ceremony, and users were allowed to download exclusive Sarkodie music.

He also secured a deal with ‘FanMilk Ghana’ in 2013.

Tigo Telecommunications Ghana, which sponsored his Rapperholic tour, worked with him to promote their business.

The Creative Arts Industry Forum designated him an ambassador for the ‘Year of Return’ campaign on October 30, 2019.

Sarkodie’s Career

Owusu Addo began his career as an underground rapper before meeting his former manager Duncan Williams of Duncwills Entertainment while competing in the rap competition Kasahare Level on Adom FM.

He also met other musicians at the event, including Edem and Castro, who introduced him to Hammer of the Last Two, a well-known producer who was impressed by his rap flows.

Sarkodie’s album Volta Regime was recorded with the help of Hammer.

He worked with Hammer on his first album, ‘Makye.’ R2Bees’ Kwaw Kese, J-Town, Sway, and Paedae all made cameos on this album.

Sarkodie is during his performance. Source: YouTube

‘Makye’ received positive feedback from both critics and fans.

His Push and Baby were voted ninth and twentieth on Joy FM’s Top 50 Songs of 2009.

‘Baby,’ the album’s lead track, became a hit, further exposing him.

“Rapperholic,” his second album, was published in 2012, and featured five singles: “Good Bye,” “One Time for Your Mind,” “You Go Kill Me,” “Living Legend,” and “Onyame Nhyira.”

He promoted the record with a nationwide tour, which garnered him his first BET nomination and subsequent win. ‘Adonai’ was released in 2014, followed by ‘New Guy’ and ‘Mary’ in 2015, ‘Highest’ in 2017, and ‘Alfa’ in 2019.

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Sarkodie’s Achievements and Honors

Sarkodie has received 92 awards from 165 nominations, including 22 Ghana Music Awards.

He received three wins at the 4syteTV Music Video wins and the Ghana Music Awards for his debut studio album, ‘Make.’

‘Rapperholic,’ his second album, earned multiple prizes at the 2012 BET prizes, The Headies, Ghana Music Awards, National Youth Achievement Awards, Mobo Awards, and Channel O Music Video Awards.

He also won Best African Act at the 2013 Nigeria Entertainment Awards.

‘Sarkology,’ his 2014 album, garnered him four Ghana Music Awards, one MTV Africa Music Award, one Independent Music Award, four 4styte TV Music Video Awards, one Headies Award, and one Ghana Music Honor.

He won Best West African Act at the Caribbean American and African Nations Music Awards in 2013.