Nigerian RnB star, Banky W, had a radiating smile on him as he joined his family in the United States to celebrate his parents’ 40th wedding anniversary.
Banky W was flanked by his brothers and sister as they celebrated their parents’ memorable day. Here are photos and video from the event;
Banky W is a prominent Nigerian musician and actor. He is known and loved by many people in Nigeria and abroad. Banky W was born as Oluwabankole Wellington on March 27, 1981 in the United States. Banky W father is George Bankole Wellington, his mother is known to all as Momma W or Mrs. Wellington.
Banky W’s mother is from Calabar, Cross River State, while his father is from Badagry, Lagos State. They got married sometime in 1978. For the first few years of Banky W’s life, they all lived in the US, but they moved back to Nigeria, when he turned five years old.
Banky W actually has four siblings. He has three brothers and a sister. They all seem to make their parents very proud, and they all reside in the United States. Banky W’s sister DeeDee George is the co-founder of The Urban Marketplace (TUM) Showcases & Events.
Banky W’s brother Funmi Wellington is currently employed at KPMG, where he works as an Advisory Associate, but he also hosts events and works as a DJ. Kema Wellington works as a Trader/Investor at Kema Investments.
Their youngest brother Temi Wellington recently graduated from an American university, and currently works as an Account Manager at the company called Atradius. He also has a stake in music with the nickname DJ_Aux_Cord (not to confuse with another DJ with a similar name).
One of the most important people in Banky W’s life is his beautiful wife, Adesua Etomi. Adesua was born as Tolulope Adesuwa Etomi on February 22, 1987 in Owerri, Imo State. Her mother is of Yoruba descent and is an engineer by profession. Her father is of Esan descent and is a soldier. Adesua has two older siblings, brother Tosin and sister Temitayo.