Yemi Alade net worth, early life, career and awards

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What is Yemi Alade net worth?
In this article, you will find out Yemi Alade net worth, her early life, her career and some of the awards won by her.

Before you find out what Yemi Alade net worth is, it is appropriate for you to know about her early life, her career and some of the awards won by her.

Yemi Alade early life

Yemi Eberechi Alade is a Nigerian Afropop singer, songwriter, actress and activist born on the 13th of March, 1989 in Abia State, Nigeria to James Alade and Helen Uzoma.

She was raised in a multi-ethnic home from Nigeria. Yemi Alade’s father, James Alade was a commissioner of police from Ondo State, Nigeria while her mother, Helen Uzoma is a native of Abia State, Nigeria.

According to Yemi Alade, She taps from the Igbo and Yoruba ethnicities of her parents.

Yemi Alade attended secondary School at Victory Grammar School, Ikeja, Lagos.

On the 7th of November, 2018, Yemi Alade visited her secondary school which she also engaged in charity work. She helped the students who had difficulty in eyesight with equipment to help them see clearly. She engaged into this through her foundation (Helen and James Pathway Foundation).

Yemi Alade attended University of Lagos (UNILAG), where she graduated with Bachelor’s degree in Geography.

During her university education, Yemi Alade took part in a TV talent show called Peak Talent Show where she emerged the winner of the show. That was Yemi Alade’s debut appearance on TV and where she gained popularity. Afterwards, she was signed to Effyzzie Music Group.

Yemi Alade Career and Awards

Yemi Alade started when she took part in a TV talent show called Peak Talent Show where she emerged the winner of the show. Afterwards, she was signed to Effyzzie Music Group where she had a hit single “Johnny” in 2014.

Yemi Alade sings in English, Igbo, Pidgin, Yoruba, French, Swahili and Portuguese. Her music has been of influence in many African countries and the world as she is acclaimed “Mama Africa” for her versatility in using different African languages and attires in her songs and music videos.

On the 2nd of October, 2014, Yemi Alade released her debut studio album called King of Queens. Since then Yemi Alade has gained prominence in the music industry and considered one of the biggest artists in Africa.

Yemi Alade has won several awards since the start of her musical career and she is one of the most followed Nigerian celebrities on Instagram.

Her debut album was nominated for Album of the year at the 2015 Nigerian Entertainment Awards and the 2015 Headies Awards. On the 25th of March 2016, Yemi Alade released her second album titled Mama Africa which won the World beat Album on the 2016 Independent Music Awards.

Yemi Alade won the MTV African Music Awards for Best female in 2015 and 2016 consecutively and was nominated for Artiste of the Year in 2015, making her the first female to win the MAMAs for Best female consecutively twice and nominated for Artiste of the Year.

In 2015, Yemi Alade was the first African female to be nominated for the MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs) and She was nominated for the BET awards for Best International Act: Africa in 2015 and 2016.

Yemi Alade is applauded for her creative and overwhelming stage performances, fashion and music videos.

She has won The Headies Award for Best Performer twice, 2018 and 2019. The slot was initiated at The Headies 2018 and she was the first artiste to win the category.

Yemi Alade is also the second Nigerian and Afrobeats artist and the first female to hit 100 million views for a single video on YouTube after Davido. She also has the record for the most viewed female African music video and the first Nigerian female artist to hit 1million views on YouTube in 24 hours.

Yemi Alade has been mentioned by many artists like Tems, Ayra Starr, Guchi and Busiswa as an inspiration, mentor and role model.

Now that you have known little about Yemi Alade, let’s look at the estimated net worth of Yemi Alade.

What is Yemi Alade net worth?

Yemi Alade net worth is estimated to $10 million. Yemi Alade makes money from her music, brand ambassadorship deals, writing songs for people, concerts, tours, collaborations etc.

Is Yemi Alade married?

No, Yemi Alade is not married.

Yemi Alade Social Media Handles

Instagram: @yemialade
Twitter: @yemialadee

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Summary of Yemi Alade net worth

The table below shows the summary of the net worth of Yemi Alade as well as other info you need to know about her.

Date of birth13th of March, 1989
State of originOndo State
NationalityNigeria
Place of birthAbia State
Nickname(s)Yemi Alade
Net worth$10 million
Source of wealthMusic, Modelling, brand deals
EthnicityYoruba-Igbo
ReligionChristian

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