Kehinde “Kenny” Ogungbe is his real birth name but widely and fondly called Kenny or Baba Keke by his close friends and numerous fans. He is a famous Nigerian DJ, music producer, television presenter and music executive and the founder of the label Kennis Music.
Kenny is the CEO alongside Dayo “D1” Adeneye, another brilliant tv presenter and former commissioner in Ogun State.
Kenny began his entertainment career in the late nineties with his record label, Kennis Music, which he founded alongside his close pal, Dayo “DI” Adeneye, shortly after he returned from his studies abroad.
The media mogul alongside Dayo charted a historic course in Nigeria’s music evolution, including taking Nigerian music to the Grammies.
The duo hosted the music programme AIT Jamz, that aired on AIT in the late nineties, later becoming PrimeTime Jamz on NTA.
Kenny has so far built on his career to become the father and mentor to many music celebrities in Nigeria today including the likes of Eedris Abdulkareem and Tony Tetuila), Sound Sultan, 2face Idibia (producing his first two solo albums) and Oritse Femi, among many others.
He and Dayo have equally made several appearances at world events and concerts like Grammy Awards and others.
In 2012, he was appointed Managing Director of Raypower FM. He is also Non Executive Director and family friend of DAAR Communications Plc.
Years later, Kenny launched his own personal radio station, called Kennis 104.1 FM.
Kenny is also a renowned music producer with several music productions to his credit. He has also produced a number of music video including Face 2 Face and Grass 2 Grace with his Kenny Music.
Baba Keke, as he’s fondly called, recently turned 60, but his strides in the music industry will surely last in many years to come with his Prime Time Africa and his legacies.
He is prolific, creative, skillful and exceptionally talented presenter and music producer. He has played a vital role in the growth and development of the industry through Kennis Music platform.
Kenny has been a pillar and source of inspiration to many up-coming Nigerian artistes in areas of promotion and production of various music. Many look up to him as not only a father but a Role Model in the Nigerian music entertainment industry.
Recounting his years of friendship with Chairman and founder of AIT, Chief Raymond Dokpesi, Kenny revealed he owned him gratitude for his wonderful assistance towards making him what he is today in the entertainment industry. He concluded that his success story cannot be complete without the mention of this man of timber caliber and media evolutionist.
His Personal Life
Kenny Ogungbe is happily married with children.
His Net Worth
Kenny Ogungbe is indeed a force to reckon with in the Nigerian entertainment industry with an estimated net worth of about $1million dollars.