Biography of Minister Frank Edwards
Frank Edwards also known as FrankRichboy, is a Nigerian contemporary Christian singer-songwriter and recording artist from Enugu, Enugu State. Edwards is the founder and owner of the record label Rocktown Records. He is currently known as Nigeria’s Hottest Gospel rock artiste.
Summary of Frank Edwards’ Biography
- Full name: Frank Ugochukwu Edwards
- Date of Birth: July 22nd, 1989
- Age: 33 years old
- Place of Birth: Enugu Nigeria
- Nationality: Nigerian
- Marital Status: Single
- Occupation: Record Producer, Singer, Composer, Audio Engineer and Gospel Songwriter
Frank Ugochukwu Edwards popularly called Frank Richboy was born in Enugu state on July 22, 1990 to a big family of seven.
Growing up was difficult for young Frank as he was usually hawking in the streets of Enugu. His childhood dream was to become a Pilot but he changed career path because he wanted to be more like his pastor, Pastor Chris Oyakhilome who loves to sing.
He began singing at the age of ten. He learned to play the piano from his father when he was young. He started playing the Piano at the age of 10, inspired and tutored by his father.
The turning point of his career came when his pastor, Pastor Chris Oyakhilome after listening to the songs he had been recording asked him to sing in a Church Service.
His first album, ‘The Definition’ debuted in 2008 and was distributed by Honesty Music. He released ‘Angels on the runway’ in 2010 and ‘Unlimited’ in 2011 and subsequently, Tagjam in the same year.
In 2013, he appeared on Sinach’s ‘I know who I am’ live performance.
His album ‘Frankincense’ caught everyone unaware when it topped Beyonce and Adele’s albums within few hours of release on itunes album chart.
He has a record label, ‘RockTown’ which has produced a lot of musical talents including Gil Joe, King BAS, Divine, Nkay, Soltune, David and others.
He has worked with some of the biggest gospel artiste in the world, including collaborating with famous gospel artist, Don Moen in 2015.
Frank Edwards has revolutionalized the Nigerian Gospel Music, introducing a new and exciting blend of rock fused with a little pop and fuji.
He has been nominated for several awards including- Gospel Artiste of the year 2011 at the 6th annual Nigeria Entertainment Awards and Nigeria Gospel Awards, 2012.
In 2016, he collaborated with famous American gospel artiste, Don Moen on an album “Grace”. He is currently known as Nigeria’s Hottest Gospel rock artiste.
His latest album, Frankincense which feat Micah Stampley and Nathaniel Bassey got everyone wowed when it topped Beyonce’s and Adele’s albums within few hours of release on iTunes album chart.
- I Know Who God Says I Am
- For This Church
- Onye Mmeri
- Am Not Afraid
- Can’t Stop Loving You
- Idi Ebube
- Chim Oh
- I Made It
- Nara Ekele
- Bird Song
- Super Star
- I Lift My Voice
- If God Be For Me
- Let It Rain
- Only You Are Holy
- God Over Everything
- Chukwu Okike
- We All Need Love
- Chukwu Ebuka
- This Love
- End of the World
- You Too Dey Bless Me
- Na So Be Life
- Unto the King
- Jesus Power
- I’ll Forever Sing
- Papa Nara Ekele
- Glad You Did
- Loving The Way (feat. Ada)
- Rhythm Of Life (Jesus)
- Georgia Country Blues (2015)
- Frank Edwards Collections: Vol. 3 (2016)
- Frank Edwards Collections, Vol. 2 (2016)
- Angels On The Runway (2017)
- Unlimited – Verse 1 (2017)
- Definition (2017)
- Frank Edwards Compilations, Pt. 2 (2016)
- Birthday (2016)
- Grace (2016)
- Sweet Man Blues (2015)
- Frank Edwards Compilations (2016)
- Frankincense (2016)
- Unlimited – Verse 2 (2018)
- Born in July (2019)
- Believers Anthem (2020)
- No One Like You (2020)
- Anglican EP (2021)
- Melody (2022)
- Overflow (2022)
- Best Gospel Rock Artist in 2010 at the First annual awards
- West Africa Best Male Vocalist in 2012.
- Best hit single at the Loveworld Awards for his song ‘Superstar No 1’ in 2012.
- Nigerian Crystal Gospel Music Awards 2013 for Best Worship Song
- Male Artiste of the year at the Nigeria gospel music award
- Song of the year at the Nigerian gospel music award
- Nigeria Entertainment Awards 2015 “Gospel Artist Of The Year”
- Nigeria Entertainment Awards 2016 Gospel Artist Of The Year
Frank Edwards dated a 19 year old girl – Chisom but they broke up in 2012, before which he was heavily criticized for dating someone of that age.
Frank Edward Net Worth
As a Nigerian Contemporary Gospel singer and an Entrepreneur, the owner of Rocktown Records, he has an estimated net worth of $800,000 (368 million naira).
Frank Edward cars
He is a Gospel artist and he has an eye for beautiful cars, and for his net worth, he has the stability to handle the effect on his account balance.
- The BMW X6
- The Chevrolet Camaro
- BMW 545 Ci
- White Range Rover sport
Some of his cars in his garage are:
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