Francis Atela Nigerian Idol biography, age, Net worth

Francis Atela Nigerian Idol biography, age,

For many Nigerians who are lovers of popular talent hunt, Nigerian Idol, Francis Atela is not a new name, in fact, his story can be likened to that of an individual who doesn’t give up easily.

Before he participated in the Nigeria Idol that brought him to the limelight, Francis Atela had auditioned for the show in the past, but he was not successful.

This article is focused on everything you need to know about this relentless singer; continue reading to get more details about him.

He emerged the first runner up of the Nigerian Idol while Kingdom Kroseide was declared winner.

Profile Summary

Full Name Francis Atela

Instagram Name Itsatela

Date of Birth November 26, 1994

Age 26 Years Old

State Benue State

Nationality Nigerian

Occupation Singer

Siblings 6

Frances Atela’s Biography

He was born on the 26th of November 1994 in Jos, Plateau state and would be 27 in December. The singer comes from a family of seven.

He is currently based in Abuja.


He had his primary and secondary school education in Jos, Plateau State.

Francis, after his secondary school education, gained admission to the University of Jos Unijos.


Like most Nigerian singers, Francis started singing at about 11 years old, using the church choir as his starting point. However, he began professionally four years ago when he signed to a small music label.

He has released a number of songs, and some of them are; Dreams, Jankara Market, Home, Ojuju Calabar, among others.

He got to know about Nigerian Idol via social media with the hope of showcasing his authentic self to the world. Before making it to Nigerian idol in 2021, he had auditioned for the show twice in 2011 and 2015.
Currently, he’s part of the top five finalists in the 6th edition of the 2021 Nigerian Idol.

Apart from music, Francis Atela is a businessman focused on agriculture as he revealed he would invest his money into Agric if he had emerged winner in the Nigerian Idol.

Francis Atela’s girlfriend

There are no details about his girlfriend at the moment.

Net worth

His net worth would have been valued at around #50,000,000 if he had emerged the winner of the Nigerian Idol.

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