Happy birthday to the charming, handsome and talented Nigerian musician Iyanya Mbuk who is celebrating his 32nd birthday anniversary.
Here are the 10 things you need to know about the vibrant Nigerian singer:
- His full name is Iyanya Onoyom Mbuk
- Iyanya hails from Calabar, Cross River state
- Iyanya won the inaugural reality music competition MTN Project Fame
- Iyanya has released three studio albums, the latter two Desire and Applaudise were successful music albums and earned him international fame.
- He won the Artist of the year at the 2013 Headies Award
- He was voted the Hottest of the year at the 2013 Nigerian Entertainment Awards.
- Iyanya studied Business Management at the prestigious institution University of Calabar (Unical)
- Iyanya is the first artist to have the most used caller tunes in the Nigerian music history. His songs “Kukere” and “your waist” were major hit singles that became popular by users
- After winning the reality competition MTN project fame and becoming prominent in 2012, he became an ambassador for the mobile network and recorded a couple of promos for them.
- Although Iyanya is a seen as an epitome of “ice candy” by women in the industry, Iyanya claims to still be single. Oh well, he is one of the most sought after artiste in the music industry. He has been romantically affiliated with numerous queens in the entertainment industry such as Yvonne Nelson, Tonto Dike and his former labelmate Emma Nyra.
We wish the Kukere king more life as he celebrates today.