|Real Name/Full Name
|Frank Ugochukwu Edwards
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:
|Enugu State, Nigeria.
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:
|22 July 1989
|34 years old
|In Centimetres –167 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 6″
|In Kilograms – 65 Kg
In Pounds – 143 lbs
|Father – N/A
Mother – N/A
|Gospel Music Artist, Producer
Frank Edwards is a renowned modern-day Gospel music artist who stems from Nigeria. His is most popular for his debut album that was launched in 2008, which marked his entrance into being a gospel celebrity. He is also the prime mover of Rock town Records that is home to a huge number of Nigerian recording artists. Many know him to be an instrument player and a key figure of Chris Oyakhilome of the Christ Embassy Church.
Biography and Early Life
His real name is Frank Ugochukwu Edwards, and his birthplace is Enugu state. Frank was born on 22 July 1989, and grew up alongside five siblings, much about whom is not clearly said. As well, little is mentioned about his parents apart from the fact that his father was his inspiration when it came to the piano. It is known that he grew up in Enugu State, which is also home to other greats such as Sinach, who is also a Contemporary Gospel Music star. Edwards chose to become a Christian at a young age, which became a foundation for his Gospel Music career in which he has fared so well.
Information concerning the academic achievements and qualifications of Frank Edwards is not available, perhaps, it is his preference to keep the information off the public eye. It is however beyond a streak of doubt that he is well educated, as can be deduced from the decorum he showcases during his performances and public appearances, alongside the courtesy with which he presents his content.
Besides just having a special talent, Frank’s ability to be such a wave in the musical industry in Africa and beyond, would need exceptional skill to reach his heights. This suggests he has had a decent academic exposure.
Edwards is seemingly young, which may be an explanation as to why he is not married. He is single, and he has all of his attention poured on his career. He may be looking forward to meeting the love of his life someday, a decision whose basis is only known to him.
There are no details that tell of any past relationships that he has been involved in, or his future plans.
Frank started off as a member of the Christ Embassy Church choir which opened up the door for him to practise his musical skill. Being good at a number of instruments, he ended up being a senior keyboard player in his pastor’s band. Having had a vast experience within the band set-up, he went ahead to launch his first album, The Definition, which he did in 2008. He also has done other albums such as Grace in 2016, and the Spiritual Music Season in 2018.
The 14-track album was what made a statement in the African Gospel arena and earned him a place and a huge audience. Seeing the success with the debut album, he went ahead to produce more albums: Angels on the Runway released in 2010, Unlimited which was launched in 2011 and Tagjam which was out by December 2011.
His musical career not only consists of his albums and church performances but also collaborations with other Gospel music artists. He made an appearance alongside his fellow Nigerian gospel music creator and singer Sinach, when she was doing her video I know who I am in 2013. He also was seen alongside the popular Gospel musician Don Moen in 2016, during the production of the album Grace.
His production studio is a hub that hosts a variety of talents still in the making.
Awards and Achievements
Frank’s Gospel music career has clearly been a successful one, with several nominations and awards. He received the nomination for the Gospel artiste of the year in the Sixth Annual Nigeria Entertainment Awards in 2011, the West Africa Best Male Vocalist in 2012 and the Male Artist of the Year, Song of The Year and Best Male Vocal in 2012 at the Love Awards.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Frank Edwards in 2024
Frank Edward is worth $750,000 which tots up to about 309 million Nigerian Naira. His net worth is attributed to his musical career.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- Edwards is a great fan of cars and owns quite a fleet.
- He lives alongside his parents in his posh residence in Lagos.
- He has unique high pitch voice.
- His most recent album broke records by topping albums done by Adele and Beyoncé after just a few hours of release.
Contrary to what most people may expect Africa to be, it hosts some of the greatest talent the world has beheld. He is an inspiration for the many growing talents, an icon worth emulation.