Shatta Wale: Biography and Net Worth

Here are the Biography and Net Worth of the Multi Award Winner and one of the Most Influential Ghanaian Musician.

Charles Nii Armah Mensah Jnr popularly known as (Shatta Wale) is a Ghanaian -born producer and reggae-dancehall musician and multi Award winning artiste, born on 17th October 1984 in Accra, Ghana, to Charles Mensah Snr. and Elsie Evelyn Avemegah, Charles attended Aguafo Secondary School. After his graduation he changed his name to “Bandana” and released the track “Moko Ho” the Hit which featured one of the most outsourcing Ghanaian Rapper Tinny gained a massive airplay in 2004. Charles releases his first studio album titled “Bandana from Ghana” before his disappearance in the music scene for a while. Charles came back stronger with new name Shatta Wale, and released his hit song “Dancehall King” in 2013.

The song earned him artiste of the year at the 2014 Ghana Music Award, and was widely accepted. In a Quest to improve more on his music career he traveled to Jamaica to learn dancehall. The CEO of the Shatta Movement (SM4LYF) rose to Fame at the 2013 VGMAs, after the song he composed Titled Me No Need Award against the organizers of the Ghana Music Awards because he alleged the organisers robbed him off the Dancehall Artiste of the Year to female Dancehall Artiste Kaakei



NAMECharles Nii Armah Mensah Jnr
GENRE OF MUSICreggae-dancehall
RECORD LABELShatta Movement Records
DATE OF BIRTH17th October 1984


In May 2014, Wale song “Wine ya Waist” Featuring Nigerian Music Star Davido was one of five Most Played Songs by Guardian Newspaper,

In 2015, Shatta Wale was not nominated in the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards despite his effort in releasing hit song that could earned him the prestigious Artist and Song of the year Award for the second time running with his Hits Dancehall Commando featuring Sarkodie, Wine ya waist featuring Davido and Many more duo to his pending Court case with the Organisers of the Awards.



Shatta Wale a Well pronounced Dancehall artist in Ghana and African at Large

His greatest hit in 2013, "Dancehall King" took the airwaves by surprise. The Superstar musical revenue is mostly generated through hosting of shows which attracts most thousands of Ghanaian youths.

Based on our findings the Shatta Wale Net worth is Estimated around $6 Million USD


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In 2014, Wale was nominated for the Maiden GN Bank Awards as the People's Choice Male Musician of the year and was named the 38th Most Influential Ghanaian by E-TV Ghana in 2015 in their annual survey of influential people in Ghana. Wale is the dancehall Messiah. He resurrected dancehall in Ghana and in Africa as a whole.

Shatta Wale Almost Clocked Hundred Songs for 2015.


In 2017 Shatta Wale got the highest views of his new latest song 'Taking Over'




Endorsement Deals


In 2014, Shatta Wale was named as one of the brand Ambassador of Guinness Ghana, the Superstar also earn another brand Ambassadorship for Rush Energy Drinks

In September, 2017 Shatta Wale was unveiled as the brand Ambassador of Kasapreko Company Limited the Producer of several Alcoholic and Non-Alcoholic Beverages in Ghana.





African Entertainment Awards (USA)

  • Best Dancehall Artiste

Eastern Music Awards

  • Most Inflential Artiste of the year

Ghana Music Awards (UK)

  • Raggae/Dancehall artiste of the year

  • Afro pop/Afro beats Artiste of the year

  • Collaboration of the year

Ghana Events Awards

  • Best Event Setup

African Pride Awards

  • Artiste of the year

Ghana Entertainment Awards (USA)

  • Best Entertainer

  • Best Song

Ghana Naija Showbiz Awards

  • Best Male Act

Ghana Music Honours

  • Best Producer

  • People’s Choice Award



Ghana Peace Awards

  • Art for peace of the year

4 Style MusicVideo Awards

  • Most Influential Artiste

  • Best Reggae/Dance Hall Video

Wats up African Music Video Awards

  • Best African/Reggae/Dancehall Artiste of the year

Ghana Music Awards (UK)

  • Most Popular Song Kakai/Music Producer of the year

African Royal Awards

  • Best International Act

Ghana Kids Choice Awards

  • Best Dancehall Icon of the year

International Reggae and World Music Awards

  • Best African Song/Entertainer Chop Koss

City people Entertainment Awards

  • Ghana Musician of the year awards-Male

Afrimma Awards

  • Dancehall Artiste of the year

Nigeria Entertainment Awards

  • African Male Artiste of the Year


GN Bank Awards

  • People’s Choice Male Musician


International Reggae and World Music Awards

  • Best New Entertainer

Nigerian Entertainment Awards

  • African Artiste of the year

Ghana Music Awards

  • Artiste of the year










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