Ducan Mighty: Biography And Net Worth

Duncan Wene Mighty Okechukwu is his birth name, but widely known as Ducan Mighty. He is a popular Nigerian musician, singer, and music producer from Obio-Akpor, Rivers State.
He was born October 28, 1983 in Rivers State in south southern Nigeria. He grew up in Port Harcourt.

Educational Background
Ducan had his primary, secondary and University education in Rivers State respectively. He finally graduated in Audio Engineering at the University of Port Harcourt where his interest in music grew over time.
During his Youth Service, he served as a sound instructor for Benson and Hedges.
His Music Career
Duncan Wene Mighty began as an instrumentalist when he used to play drums in church and was the choir director.
He also worked at Dolphin Studios while on IT at Muson Centre in Lagos. At this time, Wene Mighty was certain about his singing potential, although his main focus was strongly on music production.
His musical style demonstrates a high-level of genre versatility, it is also heavily influenced by the sounds and culture of his people as most of his songs are sung in his native Ikwerre language.

Wene Mighty released his debut full-length album Koliwater in 2008, which was a commercial success. The 22-track album yielded popular songs such as “Ijeoma”, “Scatter My Dada”, “Ako Na Uche” and drew the attention of many music lovers across the country.
His second studio album, Ahamefuna (Legacy), was released in 2010 with a lesser number of 15 tracks than its predecessor. The album was also very well received by fans and music aficionados. Tracks like “Obianuju” and “Port Harcourt son” brought him international fame and huge fan following.
In 2006, he returned to Port Harcourt where he first rendered his services to record companies D Large Records and 360 Records, before partnering with celebrity jeweller Chris Aire to form AireMighty Records.

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He received three nominations at the 6th Annual NEA Awards in 2011 and won the “Indigenous Artist of the Year”.
In September 2012, Wene Mighty released Footprints, an 18-track album with guest appearances from Timaya, Shaggy, Otuu Sax, Sandaz Black and Wande Coal. He has been honoured by the UN as a peace ambassador.
Wene Mighty released his first studio album, Koliwater, which helped establish him as a homegrown hitmaker in the music industry.
The album contains twenty two songs including “Ijeoma”, “Scatter My Dada”, “Dance For Me” and “Ako Na Uche”. After substantial success with the album, Wene Mighty began work on his next album Ahamefuna (Legacy) and by second quarter 2010, it was released into the local record stores in Nigeria.

This album was produced entirely by Wene Mighty himself with no guest appearances or featured artists. It was preceded by the lead single “I Don’t Give A Shot”. Wene Mighty also snared a leading three nominations for the 2011 NEA Awards and won in the category of the “Indigenous Artist of the Year”. Some of his albums include:
• Koliwater (2008)
• Ahamefuna (Legacy) (2010)
• Footprints (2012)
• Grace & Talent (2014)
• The Certificate (2016)

He received three nominations at the 6th Annual NEA Awards in 2011 and won the “Indigenous Artist of the Year”.
In September 2012, Wene Mighty released Footprints, an 18-track album with guest appearances from Timaya, Shaggy, Otuu Sax, Sandaz Black and Wande Coal. He has been honoured by the UN as a peace ambassador.

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Wene Mighty was honoured alongside fellow South South artists M-Trill, Timaya, Becky Enyioma and Sodi Cookey at the 4th annual Odudu Music Awards.
In 2014, Wene Mighty released his fourth studio album Grace & Talent through his own imprint Young Wealth Records. The album included contributions from Phyno, Young Stunna, Tick Lips, J Flex and more.

His Personal Life
On 25 July 2015, Duncan Mighty married his fiancée, Vivien on July 25, 2015. The event which was purely by invitation had the famous gospel artist, Sammie Okposo performed as a guest artist.
Nigerian celebrities in the likes of Yemi Alade, Phyno and Patoranking also graced the ceremony.

Awards and Nominations
List of awards and nominations received by Duncan Mighty include:
• Indigenous Artist of the year at the 2011 edition of the Nigerian Entertainment Awards.
• Nominated for Artist of the year at the Headies.
• Nominated for African artist of the year at the 2012 Ghana Music Awards.
• Best album of the year at the Nigerian Entertainment Awards.
• Hottest of the year also at the Nigerian Entertainment Awards.

His Net Worth
Ducan Mighty is indeed waxing stronger in the Nigerian Music industry, rated one of the richest and most influential artistes with a net worth of about $2 million dollars.

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