Mike Abdul Biography: Age, Wife, Children & Net Worth

Mike Abdul – Gospel Artist

Stage Name: Mike Abdul
Real Name: Michael Olayinka Abdul
Occupation: Gospel Artist 
Date Of Birth/Age: 12th February, 1977 (46 years old)
Place of Birth: Lagos State
Gender: Male
Nationality: Nigerian
Marital Status: Divorced
Education: Yaba College of Technology, Lagos
Known for: Good 2 Go

Michael Olayinka Abdul, commonly known as Mike Abdul, was born on February 12, 1977, in Lagos, Nigeria. He is a well-known Nigerian gospel singer, music producer, and songwriter. In addition to his music career, he also served as an Executive Officer at Midnight Crew Music Limited and has collaborated with various Nigerian gospel artists and music producers, including MoniQue and Tim Godfrey.

Early Life & Education

Mike’s early life and education were rooted in Nigeria. He comes from Ijebu-Ode in Ogun State, with his parents having their roots in the Ijebu dynasty, his father in Ago-Iwoye, and his mother in Ijebu-Oru. He began his education at A-Z Nursery and Mayflower School in Ikenne for his nursery and primary schooling. Later, he pursued Electrical Engineering at Yaba College of Technology in Lagos, Nigeria. Afterward, he continued his education at Faith Christian Theological Seminary, where he studied Theology and Christian Education in Sango Otta, Ogun State.

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Music Career

Mike’s professional music journey commenced in November 2001 when he and three others formed “The Midnight Crew,” a group that gained fame in the 2000s, notably for their hit song “Igwe.” In addition to his role as an Executive Officer in the Midnight Crew, he also worked with Spaghetti record.

Mike Abdul
Mike Abdul

He gained prominence with the release of albums like “Good 2 Go,” “Korede,” and “Grateful.” His talent and dedication earned him numerous awards, establishing him as an award-winning gospel singer from Nigeria. Mike Abdul is currently recognized as one of the most prosperous and influential gospel music artists in Nigeria, with an estimated net worth of $1-5 million. He holds a prominent position among the top 10 Nigerian gospel artists.

In 2021, his song “Baba Ese” claimed the highest streaming spot on Boomplay in Nigeria, surpassing artists like Mercy Chinwo and Onos Ariyo. He also performed at the Africa Praise Experience (TAPE) in 2022.


Mike Abdul’s musical achievements have been recognized with several awards, including the Crystal Awards’ Song of the Year (2014), a nomination for Best Male Artist in Africa at the All Africa Awards (AFRIMA) in 2016, the City People Music Award for Gospel Artist of the Year in 2018, and the Kingdom Achievers Award for Best Male Artist in 2022.

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Wife and Kids

Mike Abdul was previously married to Vivien Stephen but is currently single.

Net Worth

His net worth is currently unknown at the time of this publication. You can connect with him on Instagram.