Olubankole Wellington aka Banky W

Musician, Filmmaker, Entrepreneur, Politician and Philanthropist


Banky Wellington is an incredibly accomplished Musician, Filmmaker, Writer, Speaker, Businessman, Politician and Philanthropist. He’s the CEO of the EME Agency, leading the company from their early years as a record label (wherein which he oversaw record-breaking, culture-changing, history-defining music from the likes of Skales, Wizkid, DJ XClusive, Banky himself and others) to their evolving into a 360 Media & Marketing Agency with a client portfolio consisting of major corporate brands such as Budweiser, Peak Milk, Standard Chartered Bank, Flutterwave and many more… and talent brands such as Ebuka, Mike Edwards, Toolz, Adesua Etomi-Wellington and several others.

He has starred in and/or co-executive produced some of the most successful films in Nollywood history (including The Wedding Party, Up North & Sugar Rush) while also being the Co-Owner/Director of one of the fastest growing Nigerian quick-service restaurant franchises, Sooyah Bistro. With 4.7 million followers on Instagram, and 3.7 million on Twitter, Banky has played a leading/ambassadorial role in several charitable and activist movements, including Enough is Enough, Teach 4 Nigeria, Back 2 School Adult Literacy Initiative, Pink Oak Cancer Trust Fund, and many more; he also serves on the leadership/teaching team of the Waterbrook Church, and spearheads the Banky Wellington Organization and the Lekki Food Bank. He continues to inspire a new generation of young people to get involved in rebuilding the nation by currently running for the Eti-Osa Federal House of Representatives seat on the platform of the People’s Democratic Party. He is married to the superstar actress Adesua Etomi-Wellington and they’re blessed with one child, Hazaiah Olusegun Wellington.