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Asa Biography | Age | Career | Education | Net Worth

Asa Biography

Full Name : 
Bukola Elemide

Stage Name : 

Date Of Birth : 
17 September 1982

Place Of Birth : 
Paris, France

State Of Origin : 
Abeokuta, Ogun State.

Highest Qualification : 

Net Worth : 
$30 Million

Social Media : 

Instagram: asaofficial
Twitter: @asa_official

Early Life and Education

Asa was born on the 17th of September 1982 in Sign Virgo, Paris. At the time of her birth, her parents were studying cinematography in France. Elemide is the only female child in the family, alongside three brothers. She was two years old when her family relocated to Nigeria, so she grew up in Festac Town, although the family is from Itoko Town, Abeokuta in Ogun State.
Asa first attended the popular Corona High School in Lagos. She later went to the Federal Government College, Jos, Plateau State, where she had her WAEC. At the completion of her secondary education, Asa returned to Lagos for her university education. Asa was temporarily a student of Theatre Arts and Music at the Lagos State University (LASU). She dropped out as a Diploma student, spending a little over six months as the curriculum clashed with her Saxophone lessons class at Peter King’s Musical School in Badagry, Lagos, where she majored in Guitar for a year. At age 20, after completing her primary, secondary, and university education, she returned to France to study at the IMFP School of Jazz.

Bukola Elemide Age

Bukola Elemide is 39 years old.

Bukola Elemide Career

Asa met her manager and friend named Janet in 2004 and via her manager, Asa was introduced to Nigerian music heavy weight Cobhams Asuquo, who in turn became her musical partner and producer. While in Nigria, she released her first single, “Eye Adaba,” then “Jailer”. Her songs received positive views among Nigerians and they were quickly being played on the airwaves. Asa soon signed to Naïve Records. Partnered with Cobhams and with the new involvement of Christophe Dupouy, she produced her first album, Asa. The release of the album saw Asa win the prestigious French Constantin Award in 2008, where she was voted best fresh talent of 10 singers or groups by a jury of 19 music-industry specialists in Paris.
Best known for her dreadlocks and guitar side kick, Asa’s music has gotten her international acclaim; she performed alongside Seal at the Montreux Jazz Festival and set out on an extended tour including Europe, North America, Africa and Japan. Asa with her signature husky voice has gained global recognition as an extra ordinary unafraid to tackle issues with intelligence and confidence. Her second album, Beautiful Imperfection, was released on October 25th, 2010. The lead single from Beautiful Imperfection is titled “Be My Man” and was released in late September. A video for the song was released in mid-October. She also performed with Fefe at the Sydney Festival in 2011. 

Net Worth

She released yet another album on the 25th of February 2022 titled “V” featuring the likes of Wizkid, Nigerian highlife duo The Cavemen and Ghanaian artist Amaarae. She is one of Nigeria’s most exposed musicians with an estimated net worth of $28 million.

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