Shatta Wale: Biography & Facts All You Need To Know About
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Charles Nii Armah Mensah Jr., a Ghanaian reggae-dancehall musician, formerly known as Bandana. Now referred to as Shatta Wale, “Dancehall King” is his most well-known single. He won Artiste of the Year at the 2014 VGMAs as a result of the song.
Wale has also starred in films such as Never Say Never, Shatta Wale: The Trial, and Shattered Lives. Wale’s “Moko Hoo” was nominated for a Ghana Music Award in 2004.
Shatta Wale ranked number 38 on E.tv’s “Top 100 Most Influential Ghanaian” Awards list in 2014. Since then, he’s been on the chart every year.
In 2017, Shatta became the “Most Influential Musician” on social media. He achieved a new record as a dancehall musician by winning eight accolades during the 2019 3 Music Awards.
Early life (All About Shatta Wale Biography, Father, Mother, and Facts)
Charles Nii Armah Mensah Jr. was born on 17 October 1984 in Accra, Ghana at the Police Hospital to Charles Nii Armah Mensah Snr and Elsie Evelyn Avemegah. His father is a politician, businessman, and legal practitioner.
Shatta attended Seven Great Princes Academy at Dansoman, a suburb in Accra. Shatta showed interest in arts by appearing in the popular drama series By the Fireside at Ghana’s National Theatre.
In 2019 he also had a collaboration with Beyoncé titled “Already” on her album The Lion King: The Gift which served him a nomination at the Grammy Awards. In 2021, Wale bagged two awards and won the ‘Best Virtual Entertainer of the Year’ Award at the International Reggae and World Music Awards (IRAWMA).
Shatta Wale Spouse
When it comes to relationships, Shatta Wale’s wife was Michelle Diamond up until their breakup in 2019. Since then, Shatta Wale has not talked about what happened between him and Michelle (Shatta Michy).
Shatta Wale has was referring to Shatta Michy, the mother of his son Majesty as his “wife” even though the two were not been officially married. The relationship came to an end though.
Shatta Wale has revealed the names of the three children he has fathered with different women. According to him, two of his sons, Majesty and Papa Nii Jedidiah are both aged five years. He also has a daughter named Winnie.
Shatta Wale Virtual Concerts
He was the first Ghanaian to organize a virtual concert on YouTube which was dubbed the Faith Concert. The concert was organized to bring hope to Ghanaians and his global audience at large during the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
He was selected by The Ministry of Communications, Ghana, alongside Highlife musician Kuami Eugene as the headline artistes for the Covid-19 app virtual launch concert held on Monday, April 13, 2020.
Wale celebrated his 36th birthday on Saturday, October 17, 2020, with a large birthday party at his East Legon home, which was attended by family and friends.
Mayor of Worcester, Joseph Petty, presented Shatta Wale with the Key to the City on 8 July 2017.
On 18 March 2018, Wale has presented an honoree award for his contribution to reggae in Ghana at the 37th Annual Chicago Music Awards (CMA), in conjunction with the 36th International Reggae & World Music Awards (IRAWMA).
Wale become the new brand ambassador for Guinness Ghana Breweries in 2014. and also the Rush Energy Drink brand spokesperson.
Kasapreko Company announced Shatta Wale as the newest brand ambassador for Storm Energy Drink. In addition, Wale signed a deal On 17 November 2017 with Boss Baker Beef Roll as the brand ambassador. Infinix Ghana, a smartphone company, on Wednesday, September 11, 2019, announced Shatta Wale as its Brand Ambassador
Shatta Wale Songs
The multitalented award winner has made amazing strides with his songs and the message of his good music. He’s got a lot of songs and has been features on many hits songs.
- Party with the Stars (Feat. Munga Honorable, Tifa)
- Ahodwo Las Vegas ft Kofi Jamar, Amerado, Ypee, Kweku Flick, King Paluta, Phrimpong & Phaize
- Miss Money
- I Hate Nonsense
- Packaging (feat. Medikal)
- My Level
- One Way Style
- Shatta Wale – Hajia Bintu ft. Ara B & Captan
Shatta Wale Hajia Bintu Song
This song is one of Wale’s hit songs in 2020. The song featured Ara B and Captan, the song is about a famous influence call Hajia Bintu whose known for her huge curve shape. Shatta wale also featured Hajia Bintu in the music video.
- After the Storm (2016)
- Cloud 9 (2017, hip hop mixtape)
- Reign (2018)
- Wonder Boy (2019)
Awards and nominations
Prior to his talent Shatta Wale has received numerous nominations and wins to his name. Below are a few of his honours.
He won Collaboration of the Year with the feature on American singer Beyonce’s “Already” song at the Ghana Music Awards. He also won the UK Reggae Dancehall Artiste of the Year and again Popular Song of the Year in 2019.
2019 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards
- Highlife Song of the Year
- Reggae Dancehall Song of the Year
2019 3 Music Awards
- Viral Song of the Year
- Reggae Dancehall Song of the Year
- Digital Artiste of the Year
- Fan Army of the Year
- Reggae Dancehall Act of the Year
- Music Video of the Year
And countless others.
How Much Is Shatta Wale Rolls Royce?
With all the attention that came with his comeback, Shatta returns to social media with a Rolls Royce estimated to cost US$330,000.
These awards have helped Shatta Wale gain a vast net worth of $6.5 million in 2021 pushing him to be the second richest musician in Ghana in 2021.
Undoubtedly, Shatta is a rich musician with sweet luxury life. Currently, Shatta Wale has two beautifully decorated houses in Ghana, including his Big mansion in Accra, Ghana, worth $1million.
Above all, he has shown many of his expensive cars around the city of Ghana, including his Range Rover, Toyota Camry, Chevrolet Camaro, a G Wagon, Mercedes Benz, and Maseratti.
Is Shatta Wale Richer Than Sarkodie?
This debate has brought so much intense rivalry between the fans of the two celebrities. However, according to their net worth income, Sarkodie’s net worth is estimated at around $7 million whiles Shatta’s is estimated at around $6 million. As a result of their net worth, many believe Sarkodie is richer than Shatta Wale.
What Is Shatta Wale Shatta Movement
Shatta Movement is the name of the fan base of Shatta. Shatta Movement is also known as SM4LYF, the fan base has backed Shatta through his career growth. To join the page click on the link below: SM4LYF
Is Shatta On Billboard?
Wale is the most recent Ghanaian singer to make his Billboard Charts debut. Stonebwoy, a Ghanaian afro-dancehall star, is the first Ghanaian to ever chart on the World Albums rankings. Billboard features a number of charts, including the World Albums chart, which includes Shatta Wale.