Quick Insight To Peter Okoye Profile
Name: Peter Okoye
Known as: Mr.P
Age: He’s currently 39 years old as of 2020
State Of Origin: Anambra State
Up Time: has been active for decade till now
Source Of Income: Singer
Marriage: Married and blessed with kids
Net Worth: $12 million dollars as of 2020
Peter Okoye Biography
Peter Okoye, professionally as Mr. P, He was born on November 18, 1981, in Jos, Plateau State. He completed his primary school alongside his twin brother, in Jos and obtained his first school leaving certificate.
After completing his primary school education, Paul alongside his brother Paul Okoye (Rudeboy) proceed to St. Murumba secondary school, a small Catholic school in Jos, Plateau State Nigeria. where he obtained his West African Senior Secondary School Certificate. While they where in school, Peter and Paul joined their school music and drama club where they began singing, dancing, and mimicking songs by MC Hammer, Bobby Brown and Michael Jackson.
They later formed an a cappella quartet called “MMMPP” (M Clef a.k.a. Itemoh, Michael, Melvin, Peter and Paul). Drawing inspiration from their music idol Michael Jackson, they began break dancing, formed the group called “Smooth Criminals” in 1997.m They dropped M Clef from the group “MMMPP” which later was changed to “MMPP”. Their artistic talent and precise dance routine soon made them household names in the city of Jos, where they performed at school functions and other occasions.
Later in 1999, Peter and Paul returned to music school to develop their skills on the keyboard, drums, bass and rhythm guitar. Their work includes the soundtracks for a number of films like Tobi, Mama Sunday, Moment of Bitterness and Evas River.
Alongside with his twin brother, Paul Okoye. A.K.A Rudeboy, they released several albums that took the name “P.Square” across Africa. The former duo who is now disbanded also featured international artists like TI, Akon, Rick Ross, and Dave Scott. As regards awards, P Square can boast of a shelf full of Headies, MTV Music Awards, Channel O Music Video Awards amongst others, but separately, not so much awards have been recorded.
From Last Nite, Get Squared, to Invasion, their music career skyrocketed, It was until recently that they both split after some internal family issues and divided their properties among themselves which led to the dissolution of P-square to the abasement of their fans in 2016. This drastic change, no doubt, reduced Peter Okoye’s career pace a little, but he bounced back Peter Okoye decided to go solo after the break up of Psquare music group. He goes by the stage name ‘Mr. P’. He has so far recorded several hit songs including; Look into my eyes, one more night, for my head, It’s too late among others which he had released that is topping charts.
Peter Okoye net worth, Peter Okoye is current one of the richest artist in Nigeria, With an estimated net worth $12 million dollars. He currently signed Deals with Glo, Empire Records and Olympic Milk .