Ado Gwanja Biography, Age, Early Life, Family, Career And Net Worth

August 07, 2022

Ado Gwanja

Ado Isah Gwanja is an award-winning Nigerian singer, actor and film producer.

He is popular in the Nigerian entertainment industry, especially in the Northern Nigerian film industry. Gwanja made his first appearance as a Kannywood actor in 2017, but his popularity came after he featured in the movie ‘Dan Kuka’.
We'd be seeing Ado Gwanja's biography, date of birth, age, early life, family, education, career, net worth, houses, cars, social media handles and more.

Ado Gwanja Profile

Before we proceed, let's check out Ado Gwanja's profile and a few things you'd love to know about him:
Full names: Ado Isah Gwanja
Date of birth: 22nd January 1990 
Age: 32 years (2022)
Nationality: Nigerian
Spouse(s): Maimuna Hassan
Children: One
Education: Federal College of Education Kano
Occupation: Singer, actor
Religion: Muslim
Net worth:

Ado Gwanja Biography and Educational Background

Ado Gwanja was born on the 22nd of January, 1990 in Kano State. His father is a Hausa man from Kano while his mother is from Shuwa Arabia Ethnic of Borno State. 

He began his primary and Islamic studies before proceeding higher to Government Secondary School, Kano. He also attended the Federal College of Education Kano.


Ado Gwanja started his career as an office boy in Adam Zango’s production company and has over the years, grown to become a household name in the Northern Nigerian film industry.

In 2017, he made his first appearance as a movie actor. Prior to that, he had spent a lot of time in the music industry. He is better known as a singer, than an actor and specializes in his songs for women. He has named former Hausa singer Aminu Mai Dawayya as his mentor.

Some of Gwanja's most popular songs are Dakin Bakuwa, Kidan Mata da sauran su, Kujerar Tsakar Gida, Kilu ta Ja Bau, Mamar-Mamar and Asha Rwa-rawa.

These are Gwanja's albums; Kujerar Tsakar Gida (2014), Indosa (2017), Matan Arewa (2016), Juya (2018), Ga Gwanja (2017), Tangaran (2021) and Adama (2021).

Awards and Recognition

Ado Gwanja has won a significant number of awards and recognition, including:
• Best Actor in the 2019 Get Kano Award
• Best Musician of the year b in the 2018 RS Fans Entertainment
• Best Actor award in the 2018 Sani Abacha Youth Center Award
• Rhymes Pillars Crew in the 2018 Best Hausa Artists
• Best Women's Singer of the year in the 2018 National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS)

Personal Life

Ado Gwanja took his heartthrob, Maimuna Hassan, to the altar in October 2018. The union is blessed with a daughter.
He is a devoted Muslim.

Social Media Handles

You can connect with Ado Gwanja on:
Instagram @adogwanja

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