Duncan Wene Mighty Okechukwu popularly known by his stage name as Duncan Mighty is a famous Nigerian singer, music producer, songwriter, recording artist, stage performer, dancer, and a model. He was born on 28th October 1983 in Port Harcourt, Rivers State in the south southern part of Nigeria. He is currently 34 years old.
He is very handsome, gifted, skillful, creative and talented. Duncan Mighty is originally from Obio-Akpor, a small village in Rivers State in the south southern part of Nigeria. He is fondly referred to as Port Harcourt first son.
Duncan Mighty completed both his primary, secondary and university education in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria and obtained his First School Leaving Certificate, West African Senior School Certificate and Bachelor’s Degree.
Duncan Mighty started his music career in 2006 as a record producer before delving into singing. In 2007, his father Mr. Okechukwu died. The following year, in 2008, Duncan Mighty released his first debut full-length album “Koliwater” which was a commercial success. Though his musical style demonstrates a high-level of genre versatility, it is also heavily influenced by the sounds and culture of his people as most of his songs are sung in his native Ikwerre tongue.
His first album contained 22-track and yielded popular songs like Ijeoma, Scatter My Dada and Ako Na Uche, amongst others. The songs from his first album drew the attention of many music lovers across the country. His second studio album “Ahamefuna” meaning Legacy, was released in 2010 with a lesser number of 15 tracks than its predecessor. The album was also very well received by fans and music lovers.
The second album yielded popular songs like Obianuju and Port Harcourt Son. The hit single from his second album titled “Port Harcourt Son” became very popular globally and gave him international recognition and fame with huge fan following.
In 2011, Duncan Mighty received three nominations at the 6th Nigeria Entertainment Awards and also won the Indigenous Artist of the Year at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards.
In September 2012, Duncan Mighty released his third album “Footprints” which had 18-track and with guest appearances from Timaya, Shaggy, Otuu Sax, Sandaz Black and Wande Coal. Duncan Mighty has been honored by the United Nation as a Peace Ambassador.
From his youth Duncan Mighty began as an instrumentalist. He played drums in church and was the choir director. His interest in music grew with time and eventually led him to the school, where he studied Audio Engineering. During his National Youth Service, Duncan Mighty served as a sound instructor for Benson and Hedges.
Duncan Mighty has also worked at Dolphin Studios while on IT at Muson Centre in Lagos, Nigeria. At this time, Duncan Mighty was certain about his singing potential, although his main focus was strongly on music production. Later on, Duncan Mighty began singing and recording, eventually combining both skills together.
In 2006, Duncan Mighty returned to Port Harcourt, where he first rendered his services to record companies like D Large Records and 360 Records, before partnering with celebrity jeweler Chris Aire to form AireMighty Records.
Duncan Mighty has been honored alongside fellow south southern artists like M-Trill, Timaya, Becky Enyioma and Sodi Cookey at the 4th annual Odudu Music Awards.
In 2014, Duncan Mighty released his fourth studio album “Grace and Talent” through his own imprint Young Wealth Records. The album included contributions from Phyno, Young Stunna, Tick Lips, J Flex, amongst others.
On 25th July 2015, Duncan Mighty got married to his fiancée Vivien, the marriage event was attended by celebrities and important personality, where by famous gospel artist Sammie Okposo performed as a guest artist. In 2016, Duncan Mighty released his fifth studio album “The Certificate” with several hits singles banging on the airwaves.
Duncan Mighty in the cause of his career as an artiste has won several awards and has been nominated for several awards. In 2011, he was nominated for Artist of the Year at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards, Best Album of the Year at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards and Hottest Single of the Year at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards.
Also, in 2011, Duncan Mighty won the Indigenous Artist of the Year at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards. In 2012, Duncan Mighty was nominated for African Artist of the Year at the Ghana Music Awards.
Duncan Mighty is currently one of the richest and most influential artiste in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $2 million.