Artist Biography Olubankole Wellington, a.k.a Banky W, is an American born-Nigerian R&B artiste. His father is from Badagry while his mother is from Calabar in Cross River State. When he was five, we moved back to Nigeria and lived here for 12 years and attended Corona Primary School, Home Science Association Secondary School and Ajao Secondary School all in Lagos. He sang in a lot of choirs. He then went back to the US for college and studied Industrial Engineering from RPI in New York. When he was a junior year in RPI, he started writing and producing and hitting the studios in order to release something while in the USA. He has released a number of hit singles including Ebute metta, Capable and My regret and he is so totally hottt!!!!!!!!!!!!