Yemi Alade Biography, Age, Early Life, Parents, Boyfriend, Songs, Albums, Net Worth And More

Yemi Alade Biography
Yemi Alade is one of the most talented female singers in Africa, whose music talent has earned her a good number of awards and nominations in Africa and beyond.
She is currently the most viewed African female on YouTube, and the 6th most viewed African on YouTube. The official video to her song, 'Johnny' which was uploaded to YouTube on March 3, 2014 has already gotten more than 100 million views.
Today we will be visiting Yemi Alade's biography, full profile, age, date of birth, early life, parents, boyfriend, children, songs, albums, net worth, cars, houses, social media handles and everything else you'd love to know about her.
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Yemi Alade Profile

Before we begin, here are a few things you'd love to know about your favorite female artist, Yemi Alade:
Full name: Yemi Eberechi Alade
Stage name: Yemi Alade, Mama Africa
Date of birth:  13th March, 1989
Age: 31 (2020)
Parents: James Alade (father) and Helen Uzoma (mother)
State of origin: Ondo State
Nationality: Nigeria
Alma matar: Berklee College of Music, University of Kent
Occupation: Singer and songwriter
Genre: Afropop, R&B, world
Instruments: Vocals
Years active: 2005 - present
Record labels: Effyzzie Music Group, Universal Music Africa
Associated acts: Selebobo, GospelOnDeBeatz, Phyno, R2Bees, Olamide, MzVee, Fliptyce, Flavour, Rick Ross, Mafikizolo, Fanzy Papaya
Net worth

Yemi Alade Biography, Age, Family, Early Life And Education

Yemi Alade was born on the 13th of March, 1989 to James Alade (a police commissioner) and Helen Uzoma in Abia State. Her father, James is originally from Ondo State, while her mother is of Igbo descent, hence Yemi Alade is referred to as the Yoruba-Igbo girl.
Yemi Alade's is the fifth born of seven children in her family, and she had her early education at St. Savior British Primary School before proceeding to Victory Grammar School in Lagos for her secondary school education. Alade also studied at the University of Lagos where she graduated with a bachelor's degree in Geography.

Music Career

Yemi Alade's first rise to stardom was in 2009 when she emerged winner in the popular Peak Talent Show. She combined her education at the University of Lagos with her musical ambition and following her victory at the Peak competition, she proceeded into releasing her first single, 'Fimisile'.
In 2013, after signing a deal with Effyzzie Music Group, she released her first hit song, 'Johnny' which has already garnered more than 100 million views on YouTube.
'Johnny' was also included in her debut album, 'King of Queens' which was released 2014 under the Effyzzie Music Group. 'King of Queens' featured a number of collaborations between notable producers like Shady Bizniz, GospelOnDeBeatz, Selebobo, Fliptyce, Young D, Beat Nation, Mr Chidoo, DIL, Sizzle Pro, EL Mcee, Philkeyz, Jezreel and OJB.
The album, which was preceded by three singles: 'Johnny', 'Tangerine' and 'Kissing' featured guest appearances and skits from Bovi, Chidinma, Diamond Platnumz, Phyno, Selebobo, R2Bees and DIL.

In 2016, Yemi Alade released 'Mama Africa', a follow up album to her debut studio album King of Queens. 'Mama Africa' featured guest appearances P-Square, Sauti Sol, Sarkodie, Rotimi Keys, Selebobo, Flavour N'abania and DJ Arafat.
The album was produced by DJ Coublon, BeatsByEmzo, GospelOnDeBeatz, Masterkraft, Mr. Chidoo, Rotimi Keys, Philkeyz and Selebobo. It was supported by six singles; 'Do As I Do', 'Na Gode', 'Ferrari', 'Africa', 'Tumbum', and 'Kom Kom'.

In 2017, Yemi Alade released her third studion album, 'Black Magic'. The album featured collaboration with artists such as Falz and Olamide. The album was produced by DJ Coublon, Young D, V-Tek, Fliptyce, Philkeyz, Echoand, Sess, Krizbeatz, 2Kriss, I Am Beatz and Sarz.

In 2019, she released her fourth studio album, 'Woman of Steel'. The album featured guest appearances from Angélique Kidjo, Rick Ross, Duncan Mighty and Funke Akindele.

Personal Life

Not much is known about Yemi Alade's relationship life, but she's not married yet. She have't openly posted about her boyfriend of recent, but she has been linked to some celebrities in the past.
She was rumoured to be in a relationship with Alexx Ekubo, the actor that played the role of her lover boy in 'Johnny' official video.
She had also in the past, openly said that she had a crush on Phyno, and was open to the idea of the both of them dating.


Yemi Alade was the first African female artist to hit one million YouTube subscribers. He 2014 song, 'Johnny' is also the most watched African Female music video of all time wit over 114 million views.
In 2019, she was featured in a track from Beyoncé's soundtrack album The Lion King: The Gift. In the 'Don't Jealous Me' track, she appeared alongside Tekno and Mr Eazi

Yemi Alade Songs

Yemi Alade is one of the biggest female artists in Nigeria and has a good number of songs and albums to her credit.
Some of her songs include:
• Johnny
• Fimisile
• Tangerine
• Taking Over Me
• Ghen Ghen Love
• Temperature
• Kissing
• Do as I Do
• Duro Timi
• Ferrari
• Na Gode
• Kom Kom (ft. Flavour)
• Single and Searching
• Tumbum
• Africa (ft Sauti Sol)
• Oga
• How I Feel
• Knack Am
• Oh My Gosh
• Home
• Bounce
• Woman of Steel
• Shekere (ft. Angélique Kidjo)

Awards and Nominations

Some of her awards and nominations include:
• Best Female at the 2015 MTV African Music Awards (won)
• Best Female at the 2016 MTV African Music Awards (won)
• Best International Act: Africa at the 2015 BET Awards (nominated)
• Female Artist of the Year at the 2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards (nominated)
• Female Musician of the Year at the 2014 City People Entertainment Awards (nominated)
• Best African Act at the 2014 MOBO Awards (nominated)
• Female Artiste of the Year at the 2012 YEM Awards (nominated)
• Most Promising Female at the 2013 ELOY Awards (nominated)
• African Video of the Year at the 2016 WatsUp TV Africa Music Video Awards (nominated)
• Best African Female Video at the 2016 WatsUp TV Africa Music Video Awards (nominated)
• Best West African Video at the 2016 WatsUp TV Africa Music Video Awards (nominated)
• Best Afro Pop Video at the 2016 WatsUp TV Africa Music Video Awards (nominated)
• Best African Dance Video at the 2016 WatsUp TV Africa Music Video Awards (nominated)
• Best African Traditional Video at the 2016 WatsUp TV Africa Music Video Awards (nominated)
• Best Performer at the 2019 Headies Awards (won)

Yemi Alade Net Worth

Yemi Alade is one of the most successful female Nigeria actresses. Her debut album, ' King of Queens' sold over 100,000 copies (according to the music platform, A Nation of Billions). She has also signed a good number of endorsement deals with companies like Luc Belaire, Nairabox, ABC Hair Relaxer, NP Gandour and Hollandia Yogurt.
She is also an African ambassador for peace in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Yemi Alade has an estimated net worth of $5.2 million.

Social Media Handles

Yemi Alade is a good user of the social media. You can get her on:
Instagram @YemiAlade
Twitter @YemiAladee
Facebook: Yemi Alade

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