David Constantine Brooks popularly referred to as Mavado is a Jamaican singer, songwriter and a deejay who is signed to the ‘We the Best Music Group’ and the ‘Cash Money Records.’ Mavado has openly said that his inspiration to join music was driven by Bounty Killer. Bounty decided that he is going to serve as the mentor to Mavado until he became very successful in his music career. Here is a quick summary of net worth, career and earnings of Mavado in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
Mavado was born in 1981 on November 30th in Kingston Jamaica, and it is in this place where he would spend a large part of his childhood. When he was growing up, he enjoyed a very close relationship with his grandmother and was very keen to take him to church.
In the church, they would often sing hymns, and his grandmother always encouraged him to ensure he was audible enough whenever he was singing. When it came to music, he looks up to Bounty Killer, and he was lucky enough to get him as a mentor at a tender age of fifteen years old.
In 2012, Mavado tied the knot with Monique McKenzie in a secret wedding that was held in the United States of America. The couple has been blessed with two children, namely, Vutton and Daisy. Previously, Mavado had three children from previous relationships namely, Danielle and Dante who are siblings and Gavyn.
Career, Awards & Nominations
His career in music began in 2004, and the first single he launched was dubbed ‘Real McKoy’ and this song received massive airplay which saw him rise as an artist. Over time, he has continued to launch new music that has to do equally well. Among this music includes ‘Weh Dem A Do’ and many more. In 2007, his career had been surrounded with a lot of controversies as the Jamaican police unlawfully detained him.
He has said that he was thrown through windows where his three fingers were sliced. Police would later claim that he had escaped from Prison which wasn’t true as they let him go so that he could seek medical attention. Later, he was rearrested and charged with possession of illegal firearms. In 2008, he was captured singing a rendition of the song ‘Real McKoy’ in Grand Theft Auto IV. Among the awards he has received includes UK MOBO Award.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Mavado is estimated to be over $1.5 million. The wealth has been generated from his career as a musician where he has sold millions of copies of his albums and at the same time performed in multiple concerts and shows. He has been ranked among top ten highest paid Jamaican Artists.
Mavado has a very high rating as a dancehall artist. He has gone on and achieved a lot as a result of following his dreams. He remains a very big inspiration to youth who are still unsure if they should follow their dreams. Hard work and dedication has been demonstrated in his career.