Biography of Yemi Alade, Age and Net Worth
Yemi Eberechi Alade
Age/Date of Birth
31 years (2020); 13 March, 1989
State of Origin
Yemi Eberechi Alade, Yemi Alade is a Nigerian Afropop singer and songwriter. The King of Queens or Mama Africa as she is also known as is considered to be one of the most successful and popular Nigerian female musician having over 11 million followers on her Instagram account. Want to know some facts about her, read along. She was born on March 13, 1989 in Abia State, Nigeria although she is from Ondo state.
Yemi Alade attended Saviour British Primary School for her primary school and then went on to attend Victory Grammar School in Lagos. She also obtained a bachelor’s degree in Geography from the University of Lagos.
Yemi Alade started singing at a very young age of about 10 when she joined her church’s choir. While in the university, she joined a singing girls group called Noty Spices. She however rose to fame when she won Peak Talent Show in 2009. After that she ventured full time into the entertainment industry.
She released her first single, Fimisile under the Jus’ Kiddin Label and in 2012, was signed into the Effyzzie Music Group. She got her major hit after she released the single, Johnny produced by Selebobo. She has released about four albums:
Some of her singles include:
- Ghen Ghen Love
- Taking Over Me
- Duro Timi
- Na Gode
- Do As I Do
- Kom Kom
- Knack Am
- Single and
- Searching etc
Over the years, she has worked with several producers including Shady, Bizniz, Beat Nation, Selebobo, Young D, Philkeys, GospelOnDeBeatz, DIL, Mr Chidoo, Fliptyce, OJB Jezreel, El Mcee etc.
In September 2019 she signed an endorsement deal with Universal Music Africa (UMA) and UMG France that allows UMA to be the exclusive world wide record partner for Yemi Alade of her releases under the label. She is also the brand ambassador to brands like Closeup Toothpaste and The Online Jewelry Store.
Yemi Alade is also a philanthropist. One of her notable philanthropic activity is the money gotten from Mama Africa album which she announced to be given to Feed a Child Charity Initiative.
- YEM Awards nominated her as the Most Promising Female Artiste in 2013
- MOBO Awards nominated her as the Best African Act in 2014
- City People Entertainment Awards nominated her as the Female Musician of the Year in 2014
- Nigeria Entertainment Awards nominated her as the female artist of the year in 2014
- BET Awards nominated her as the Best International Act: Africa in 2015
- she won MTV Africa Best Female Award in 2015 & 2016
- WatsUp TV nominated “Want You” as African Video of the Year, Best African Female Video, Best African Pop Video and Best African Dance Video in 2016
- WatsUp TV nominated “Ferrari” as Best African Traditional Video – 2016
- Won Best Performer at the 2019 Headies Awards.
Yemi Alade Net Worth
The popular, talented and success female musician, Yemi Alade is estimated to worth about $3 million.