Yemi Alade Biography, True Life Story, Age, Family, Lifestyle And Net Worth

Yemi Alade Biography, True Life Story, Age, Family, Lifestyle And Net Worth

Yemi Alade Biography, True Life Story, Age, Family, Lifestyle And Net Worth

Yemi Eberechi Alade, commonly known as Yemi Alade, is a famous Nigerian Afro pop artist, singer, songwriter, vocalist, recording artist, stage performer, model and a television personality. She has been described as the best female singer in Nigeria and the most followed female celebrity in Nigeria. She was born on March 13, 1989 in Abia State, South East Nigeria but grew up in Lagos State, South West Nigeria. She is currently 33 years old.

Yemi Alade attended St. Savior British Primary School in Lagos, Nigeria and earned her first school leaving certificate. After completing her primary education, Yemi Alade attended Victory Grammar School in Lagos, Nigeria and received her West African Senior School Certificate.

After completing her primary and secondary education, Yemi Alade went to the Federal University of Lagos (UNILAG) and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in geography. Yemi Alade started singing when she was a teenager. She sang in her church as a chorister.

Her father’s name is James Alade, he is of Yoruba origin while her mother’s name is Helen Uzoma, she is of Igbo origin. In her opinion, this combination of two ethnic origins makes her a complete Nigerian. Yemi Alade is the fifth of seven children in her family and she is very talented among the others.

In 2009, Yemi Alade started her music career. She came into the limelight after winning the Peak Talent Hunt Show competition in 2009 and became a socialite after releasing her first hit single “Johnny,” which was produced by Sele Bobo. The video for the song “Johnny” has exceeded 200 million views on YouTube.

In 2012, Yemi Alade signed a deal with a record label called Effyzzie Music Group and released her hit single Ghen Ghen Love, produced by Sele Bobo. She rose to prominence in March 2014 after her hit single “Johnny” stormed the internet with currently over 200 million views on YouTube. In November 2017, her hit single “Johnny” racked up 75 million views on YouTube, becoming the internet’s most popular video by an African entertainer.

On October 2nd, 2014, Yemi Alade released her first debut studio album “King of Queens” with hit singles like Johnny, Tangerine and Ghen Ghen Love. She describes herself as a woman of steel. Your fashion style is amazing. Yemi Alade has been on the covers of hottest magazines and has performed in various shows and events around the world along with Iyanya, Flavour, Banky W, Wizkid, Davido, Olamide, Burna Boy, Sheyi Shay and Sele Bobo, their music producer.

In 2014, Yemi Alade joined MI, Waje, Timi Dakolo and Burna Boy on the UNESCO World Book Capital 2014 theme song for Port Harcourt World Book Capital, a project encouraging the new generation to read and study hard stay.

Yemi Alade has won so many awards and recognitions for her career as an entertainer including Most Promising Act to Watch at the Nigeria Music Video Awards, Best Pop Single and Song of the Year at the Headies Awards and Best Female Entertainer of the Year at MTV awards and many more.

Yemi Alade is currently the richest and most influential female musician in Nigeria and Africa in general with an estimated net worth of $12 million. She has been described as the queen of Afro pop in Africa. She has over 16 million followers on Instagram, making her the most followed female celebrity on Instagram in Nigeria.

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