Flavour’s Biography: Early Life, Career Journey, Nominations/Awards, and Net Worth.

Flavour's Biography: Early Life, Career Journey, Nominations/Awards, and Net Worth.

Chinedu Okoli is a professionally Nigerian singer and songwriter, popularly known by his stage name “Flavour N’abania, or Flavour”, born 23 November 1983. The talented artiste started his musical career as a local church drummer before advancing to become a superstar that he is now.

Profile Summary

Birth Name Chinedu Okoli
Stage NameFlavour N’abania or Flavour
Date of Birth 23 November, 1983
State of Origin Anambra State
Nationality Nigerian
ProfessionSinger and songwriter
Net Worth $28 million

Early Life

Chinedu Okoli is originally from Umunze in Orumba South Local Government Area in Anambra State, Nigeria. He was born on November 23, 1983 in Enugu State. Flavour’s passion for music began when he was very young. At the age of 13, he started playing drums for his local church in Enugu, his talent, dedicated and zeal made the resident pastor at his church introduce him to a friend by name Chris I. Order, who is the CEO of SoundCity Communications.

Flavour's Biography: Early Life, Career Journey, Nominations/Awards, and Net Worth.


As the result of being recommended by a pastor, he was invited to join the company on an educational scholarship to study music, this happened in 1996.
After three years of playing and getting experience in drumming, Flavour advanced professionally. In 1999, he stopped playing drums and dived into playing the keyboard. As a talented artiste, he used to provide back-up vocals for other musicians at SoundCity.

Career Journey

After working with SoundCity Communications for eleven years, Flavour decided to leave the company, he started playing with different bands on his own although it was a difficult journey. Being a self determined person, he kept on learning on the street, with time, he started going to the studio to learn Studio recording. During the period of learning studio recording, he met Darkman and Nigga Raw, he was given opportunity to do choruses for Nigga Raw. After some time, Flavor started recording and creating his own songs from scratch.

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In 2008, Flavour released his 8-track album which he titled “N’abania”. Afterwards, he released “Uplifted” in 2010. The album “Uplifted” had hit singles: Nwa Baby, Oyi and Adanma. It was a successful album and made waves on various media platforms. This created a platform for Flavour to become one of Africa’s most sort of artists.

Flavour's Biography: Early Life, Career Journey, Nominations/Awards, and Net Worth.

Flavour has been opportune to perform on the same stage with popular international artists like Snoop Dogg, Ciara, French Montana, Lauryn Hill, Akon, Rick Ross, and many others. He has performed for several sold-out audiences worldwide and has featured in major newspapers and media outlets around the world.

In October 2012, he released his third album which he titled “Blessed” under 2nite Entertainment label. Flavour has grown to be a force in the music industry locally and internationally. He released his fourth album “Thankful” alongside the hit single “Power to Win”. The song Power to Win was one of the soundtracks used for American Idol Season 14.

Flavour’s Albums

  • N’abania – 2005
  • Uplifted – 2010
  • Blessed -2012
  • Thankful – 2014
  • Ijele (The Traveller) – 2017

Nominations of Flavour

  • Channel O Music Video Awards nominated his video, Nwa Baby (Ashawo Remix) for the Most Gifted African West Video in 2012.
  • Nominated at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards for the Best Indigenous Artist/Group in 2013.
  • Ghana Music Awards nominated him for the award of the African Artiste of the Year in 2013.
  • City People Entertainment Awards nominated him as the Musician of the Year (Male) in 2013.
  • The Headies nominated Blessed as the Album of the Year in 2013.
  • Nominated for the Best R&B/Pop Album at the Headies in 2013.
  • Channel O Music Video Awards nominated Ada Ada as the Most Gifted Afro Pop in 2014.
  • Nominated at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards for the Indigenous Artist of the Year in 2014.
  • Blessed was nominated as the Best Album of the Year at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards in 2014.
  • Nigeria Entertainment Awards nominated Oh! Baby (You & I) by Chidinma featuring Flavour N’abania for Best Collaboration in 2014.
  • Nominated at the African Muzik Magazine Awards for the Best Male West Africa in 2014.
  • Nominated at the Ghana Music Awards for the Artiste of the Year in 2014.
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Flavour's Biography: Early Life, Career Journey, Nominations/Awards, and Net Worth.

Awards and Recognitions of Flavour.

  • Nigeria Entertainment Awards honoured him as the Best Indigenous Artist/Group in 2012.
  • Best High Life Video at the Nigeria Music Video Awards (NMVA) in 2013.
  • Video of the Year at the Nigeria Music Video Awards (NMVA) in 2013.
  • Best Indigenous Concept at the Nigeria Music Video Awards (NMVA) in 2013.
  • Ada Ada won the category for the Best use of costumes at the Nigeria Music Video Awards (NMVA) in 2013.
  • Best Collabo of the Year at the City People Entertainment Awards in 2013.
  • Best Traditional Artist at the African Muzik Magazine Awards in 2014.
  • Ada Ada won the Best Video of the Year at the African Muzik Magazine Awards in 2014.
  • Ada Ada won the Video of the Year Award at City People Entertainment Awards in 2014.
  • MTV Africa Music Awards honoured him with the Best Live Act in 2014.

Flavour’s Net Worth.

Judging from the fact that Flavour is a successful singer and the brand ambassador of several big brands.

Flavour's Biography: Early Life, Career Journey, Nominations/Awards, and Net Worth.

It is indisputable that he has a high net worth. His net worth hasn’t been stated yet by Forbes but according to wealthresult.com, Flavour has a net worth of $28 million.

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