Patoranking is a popular Nigerian musician, dancer, and TV personality. He was born to a family with Eboyi State origin. He was born as Patrick Nnaemeka Okorie in Lagos State on May 27, 1990. His stage name, Patoranking was given to him by a Jamaican artist that he met in Lagos. As we all know, it was derived from his first name, Patrick.
He grew up in Ijegun-Egba before his family relocated to Ebute Meta. He attended the local schools in the area, and immediately he finished his secondary education he started performing as a dancer at the regular street jams and fiesta.
As time went on, he started showing interest in singing, and in may 2012 he released his first song titled “Iya Bisi” featuring Qdot and Kbaj. After this, he released a second song “Up in D Club”.
His performance caught Timaya who then asisted him with vocals on ‘Alubarika’ this hit was referred to as his ‘Breakthrough track’.
After this, he worked more on his career by releaseing other hits and also featuring some other artist in songs like ‘Girlie O’ and ‘Murda’.
Patoranking Relationship And Life Style
Patoranking has been in several relationships. He has even dated a Ghanian actress too. A girl Leila use to be his girlfriend before he became famous. She is based in Italy that was probably the reason behind the breakup. They were said to have a son after some pictures went trending on the internet, but it was later discovered that the boy in the picture was his younger brother.
But there was a time when another girlfriend, a British girl gave birth to a baby boy and he shared a photo of himself with his son. Patoranking has even confessed having a celebrity crush on Genevieve Nnanji the popular actress.
Patoranking has been doing well ever since he rose to fame. He now lives in Metro Garden, Lekki, Lagos State. He owns a recording studio right in his home, and he owns several number of expensive cars. His estimated net worth is $1.8 million US dollars in the 2017 rating.
Patoranking won the following awards;
* Tooxlusive Awards for Best Afropop Song
* City People Entertainment Awards for Dancehall/Reggae Act of the Year 2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards for Best New Act of the Year
* Mtvbase Awards for Best New Act
* Ben TV for Best New Act, Best Reggae/Dancehall and Best Collaboration
* Vodafone Ghana Music Awards for African Artiste Of The Year
* The Headies 2014 for Next Rated, Best Collabo Best Reggae/Dancehall Single”Emergency” (Wizz Pro featuring Skales, Patoranking and Runtown) “Girlie O Remix” (featuring Tiwa Savage)
Ever since patoranking got to the music industry, he has been hitting the hammer right. He has a strong fanbase who are ever ready to listen to his next track, and he does not fail to give them what they need.