MNEK is a musician, recording artist, songwriter, singer, and record producer from Britain. He has become a nomination for a Grammy and he also received the ASCAP Vanguard Award. Do you want to know Mnek’s net worth? If so, here we have some information about it.
Mnek’s Net Worth
There is no clear information about Mnek’s net worth because from some online sources that we visited, the information about it is different. In Capital FM and Popular Bio, it is explained that Mnek’s net worth is around $1 – 5 million or around £731,000 – £3.7 million. Meanwhile, in the Idol Net Worth, it is mentioned that his net worth is $190 million. According to Pop Slider, it is explained that the estimated net worth of Mnek in 2020 is $100,000 to $1 million.
Mnek’s complete name is Uzoechi Osisioma Emenike. He was born on November 9th, 1994 in Lewisham, London, England. According to Wikipedia, Mnek talked in an interview with Build LDN about his introduction into music and the industry and how he did not know a publisher was. In the interview, he said that he started writing poems and writing songs around he was 8 or 7 years old and he started playing around with production software from really young. Then, he put some stuff up on Myspace finally when he was 14 years old. There were two songs that he had and he sent them out to all his favorite artists on Myspace and then it just landed on this artist at the time called CocknBullKid, but she is now Anita Blay and she is an amazing songwriter. She said that she will send it to her publisher and at that time he had no idea what a publisher was.
Furthermore, he told that she sent it and that was that and it became this flurry of people wanting to be his publisher and then it was him in the industry, but then he has had to grow in the industry at the same time because he was still in school and all that stuff. He said that he was managing how to work that around it because his parents will not let him leave school.
In 2011, when he was 16 years old, he started to write and work with production group Xenomania and then he contributed to Florrie’s 2011 extended play Experiments which first labelled him professionally as a songwriter. Not long after it, his work with Xenomania could earn him his break out when he worked with top acts The Saturday and The Wanted. Also, he released his debut single entitled If Truth Be Told in November of that year.
In 2012, he worked with singer and songwriter named A*M*E on her debut single entitled City Lights. It featured Mnek’s brother namely Bartoven and then she became one of Mnek’s first affiliates. In February, on Rudimental’s single entitled Spoons, he was labelled as a featured performer alongside Syron. This song appeared on their debut album entitled Home in 2013 where he also featured on the song entitled Baby together with Sinead Harnett and worked on the songs entitled Hell Could Freeze and Hide.
In 2013, Mnek gave his contribution to the song entitled Need U (100%) where he featured A*M*E and it became his biggest contribution since he worked with The Saturdays. In addition, he also was labelled one of 15 artists to make BBC’s Sound of 2014 long list.
In 2014, he appeared on Gorgon City’s single entitled Ready for Your Love and the song successfully peaked at number 4 on the UK Singles Chart. On April 20th, 2014, he premiered Every Little Word on 1Xtra, the ‘buzz’ single from his debut studio album. On May 9th,, 2014, the remix EP which features Joe Goddard and Fred V & Grafix among others was released.
Mnek has said that they could expect to hear collaborations with Moko, Snakeships and Jimmy Napes on the record. On June 13th, 2014, the lead single entitled Wrote a Song About You premiered on Annie Mac’s BBC Radio 1 show. In June 2014, Oliver Heldens’ track entitled Gecko (Overdrive) which was written by Mnek, debuted at number one on the UK Dance Chart and the UK Singles Chart.
In 2014, Mnek worked with Madonna on her album entitled Rebel Heart and the song entitled Feels So Good by Kylie Minogue was produced from her album entitled Kiss Me Once. On July 22nd, 2014, the promotional single entitled In Your Clouds was released by Mnek as part of an iTunes Ones to Watch campaign. On March 20th, 2015, his debut extended play (EP) entitled Small Talk was released. In the same month, JoJo made an announcement that she worked with Mnek on her new studio album.
In September 2015, Never Forget You was released with Swedish singer named Zara Larsson. According to Wikipedia, the single premiered as Annie Mac’ Hottest Record on BBC Radio 1 and until now it has been certified Platinum in the UK, 3x Platinum in Sweden, 2x Platinum in Australia and Denmark and Platinum in Norway. Never Forget You has been certified Platinum in the US and it reached the number one spot on the Billboard Dance/ Electronic Songs chart for three consecutive weeks and the top 10 of the national airplay chart.
After he got the success with his Zara Larsson collaboration, he started to work with other artists as a songwriter where he began by giving contribution to Beyonce’s song entitled Hold Up in 2016. Then, he continued to make a partnership of songwriting with artists such as Leo Kalyan, Becky Hill, Ryan Ashley, Shift K3Y, Jax Jones and Brayton Bowman.
In 2016, his first solo single was released since his debut extended play, entitled At Night (I Think About You). Then, a cover of the renowned Queen single entitled Don’t Stop Me Now was also released. At Night (I Think About You) reached number 87 on the UK Singles Chart and the after he released the song, he said that he was recording and producing his debut album.
He still had the other works, one of them is a reworking of Run for Cover in 2021. It was released by the Sugababes featuring Mnek to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their debut album One Touch plans for new music.