Yemi Alade Biography, Net Worth, Profile & Age
BIRTH NAME: Yemi Eberechi Alade
STYLE RATING: 6.1%
DISPLAY NAME: Yemi Alade
NET WORTH: $5 Million Dollars
Yemi Alade was born Yemi Eberechi Alade on the 13th of March in Abia State, Nigeria. Her father, James Alade, is a Yoruba man and a police commissioner, her mother Helen Uzoma, an Igbo woman.
Due to the fact that her parents are from two different cultures of Yoruba and Igbo, she’s usually referred to as a Yoruba-Igbo girl. She’s the fifth born child in a family of severn children, and she hails from Ondo State, Nigeria.
Yemi Alade schooled at the St. Saviour British Primary School, and finished up at Victory Grammar School, Lagos State. She studied Geography at the University of Lagos, and holds a degree in the discipline.
She started her musical career in 2005 after becoming a member of an all-girl group known as Noty Spices. In 2009, she rose to fame after winning the MTN Project Fame.
After her victory, she signed a deal with Jus Kiddin music label and released her debut single titled FimiSile. In 2009, she signed a music contract with Effyzzie music imprint and released an hit single she titled Ghen Ghen Love.
In 2013, she released a song titled Bamboo, and released the music video for the song in July 2013. The song was produced by Nigerian producer Fliptyce. The song gained conventional success, and was known to be an anthem usually aired at wedding ceremonies.
In the fall of 2013, her song titled Johnny (produced by Nigerian producer Selebobo) leaked into the internet. The song became her biggest hit single and was successful in countries including the United Kingdom, Ghana, Liberia, Tanzania, South Africa, and other countries.
The music had no video to it after it went viral in 2013. Yemi Alade has performed at several musical concerts on same stage with Wizkid, Yemi Sax, Shina Peters, Waje, Mary J. Blidge, Becca, and others.
In 2013, she opened The Headies Awards ceremony, and featured as the headline of Super Diva’s Nite at the 2013 Calabar Festival. In 2014, she featured on Lights by Yung6ix, and Sewibo, by Beninese musician called Lace. In March 2014, she released a video for her global hit single, Johnny, which was shot and directed by Clarence Peters.
The video now has over 80 million views on the video sharing platform YouTube. After joining the likes of Timi Dakolo, M.I., Waje and Burna Boy to sing the theme song for UNESCO 2014 World Book Capital in Port Harcourt, she released another hit single titled Tangerine.
The UNESCO 2014 World Book Capital was organized to encourage youths to study and educate themselves, and she song she released after performing alongside other artistes for the programme charted on top lists across Africa. On the 2nd of October, 2014, Yemi Alade released her debut album titled King of Queens.
After the album, she went on tour for the album promotion. In March 2016, she released her second album titled Mama Africa. Since then, she has performed on several music platforms and released other singles including a tune in 2018 titled Oh My Gosh.
Yemi Alade has an estimated net worth of $5 million dollars. She’s a top singer in Nigeria, and has released hit songs and albums over the years. Yemi Alade earns from performing as events, music sales, and endorsement deals. She also earns from helping brands promote their items on her social media pages.
She’s paid a lot of money per show she performs at, and being a top female Nigerian musician, she has lots of fans and followers running into several millions in Nigeria alone.
Her musical career has fetched her several millions, and Yemi Alade has several items worth a lot of money. Over the years, she’s signed multimillion naira endorsement deals with top brands including Barcadi Breezer, Bland2Glam, and Closeup. These endorsement deals have helped raise her overall net worth from when she started several years ago.
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