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Yemi Alade Biography | Age | Career | Education | Net Worth

Yemi Eberechi Alade was born on March 13th, 1989 in Abia State, Nigeria. Her father, James Alade, was a former commissioner of Police of Yoruba Origin from Ikun Akoko in Ondo state and her mother, Helen Uzoma, an Igbo from Abia State. Yemi Alade, the fifth child of her parent’s eleven children, is often referred to as an Yoruba-Igbo girl. She is a very famous Nigerian singer, who performs in Afropop and R&B style.

Yemi Alade Age

Yemi Alade is 33 years old.

Yemi Alade Early Life & Education

Being born into a family with parents from two different ethnic groups gave Yemi an advantage that she has wielded well with her mastery and fluency in both the Igbo and Yoruba languages. She attended St. Saviors British Primary School and then went on to Victory Grammar School, Lagos. She also studied Geography at the University of Lagos.

Yemi Alade Career

In 2009, Yemi became popular after she won Peak Talent show and she release her first official musical single under “Jus” Kiddin” Which she titled “Fimisile”. In 2013, she signed with are current label, Effyzzie Music Group, and released her single “Ghen Ghen Love”. Later that year she release another video “Bamboo”, produced by Fliptyce which was highly romantic. 
Towards the new ending of the year she came out with a viral single which have gotten over 80 million video views on YouTube titled date a song she is known for “Jonney”, produced by Selebobo. The song became a ringtone all over the world, the song dominated music Tanzania, Kenya, Ghana, South Africa, Liberia, Uganda, Zimbabwe, and the United Kingdom, among others. It has been listed as one of the best songs of 2013, despite the fact that it was released towards the end of the year and without a music video. The song was her breakthrough in the Nigeria music industry. She featured on the covers of several magazines and performed around the world, sharing stages and songs with Mary J. Blige, Shina Peters, M.I, Wizkid, Becca, May D, Waje and Yemi Sax. She also headlined the Super Diva’s Nite at the 2013 Calabar Festival, and opened for the 2013 Headies Awards

In 2014, she released the video of her hit song “Jonney” which was shot by Nigeria cinematographer Clarence Peters. She was featured by Yung6ix in “Lights”, as well as on a remix of “Sebiwo” by Beninese Afro-pop star Lace.
Yemi joined M.I, Waje, Timi Dakolo, and Burna Boy in singing song for Port Harcourt, the UNESCO 2014 World Book Capital, as part of a project urging young people to read and stay in school. Shortly after that, Alade released a new single entitled “Tangerine”, featuring Selebobo; the critically acclaimed track charted across Africa. She appeared as a guest artist on Falz’s debut album.
Yemi has released three albums, among them are King of Queens (released in 2014), Mama Africa (which was released 2 years later, in 2016) and Black Magic (2017). She has also been made a judge on the TV reality show- The Voice Nigeria.

Yemi Alade Net Worth

Yemi Alade’s net worth is presently estimated at $5 million. She is one of those celebrities in Nigeria who has become famous because of her own efforts. She has been able to cement her place in the entertainment industry along with her male counterparts in spite of the fact that this industry is primarily dominated by males at present. Yemi’s major of her wealth comes from the sales of her musical albums, music tours, sold-out shows, and a couple of endorsement deals.

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