Born on 13th March 1989, Yemi Eberechi Alade simply known as Yemi Alade, is a Nigerian Afropop singer and songwriter. She gained prominence after winning the peak Talent show in 2009, and is known for her hit single “Johnny”. according to records, she is one of the richest musicians in Nigeria at the moment.
Yemi Eberechi Alade was born in Abia State, Nigeria, to James Alade and Helen Uzoma. Her father is a police commissioner of Yoruba descent while her mother is of Igbo descent, resulting in her being referred to as the Yoruba-Igbo girl.
A native of Ondo State, South West, Nigeria, Alade is the fifth born of seven children in her family. She went to St. Savior British Primary School and later attended Victory Grammar School in Lagos. Alade studied geography at the University of Lagos.
Yemi Alade Profile Overview
|Real Name:||Yemi Eberechi Alade|
|Birthday:||13 March 1989|
|Place of Birth:||Abia State, Nigeria|
|Occupation:||Singer, Song writer, Dancer|
|Net Worth:||$4.5 Million (N1,741,050,000)|
Yemi Alade Net Worth
When talking about musicians with real money in the industry, Yemi Alade net worth can be compared with that of her male counterpart. At present, the net worth of this lady is estimated to be around $4.5 million. She is one of those celebs 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 the males at present.
Yemi Alade’s debut studio album King of Queens was released on October 2, 2014, by Effyzzie Music Group. in which Alade collaborated with producers such as Selebobo, Sizzle Pro, Shady Bizniz, Philkeyz, Young D, GospelOnDeBeatz, DIL, OJB Jezreel, Mr Chidoo, Fliptyce, EL Mcee and Beat Nation.
The album was preceded by three singles: “Johnny”, “Tangerine” and “Kissing”. It features guest appearances and skits from Bovi, R2Bees, Phyno, Chidinma, DIL, Selebobo and Diamond Platnumz. Alade promoted the album by touring several African countries, including Ghana, Kenya and South Africa.
The deluxe edition of King of Queens was released in November 2014, and contains French versions of songs originally performed in English. Its cover art was unveiled on 21 October 2014. According to the music platform A Nation of Billions, King of Queens sold over 100,000 copies.
The grate turning point of Yemi Alade’s second studio album Mama Africa was released on March 25, 2016, by Effyzzie Music Group. The album is the follow-up to her debut studio album King of Queens (2014). It features guest appearances from P-Square, Sarkodie, Sauti Sol, Flavour N’abania, Rotimi Keys, DJ Arafat and Selebobo.
The celebrated album was produced by GospelOnDeBeatz, DJ Coublon, Selebobo, Philkeyz, BeatsByEmzo, Masterkraft, Rotimi Keys and Mr. Chidoo. It was supported by six singles: “Na Gode”, “Do As I Do”, “Ferrari”, “Kom Kom”, “Africa” and “Tumbum”. Mama Africa was made available for pre-order on iTunes a week before its official release. Alade announced that proceeds from the sale of the album will go to the Feed a Child charity initiative.
Evaluating the deluxe edition of the album which was released on April 6, 2016, and features guest vocals from South African musicians Bucie and AKA. In July 2019, Alade became the first African female artist to reach one million subscribers on YouTube within a short period of time.
The Nigerian multi talented female artist Yemi Alade was featured on “Don’t Jealous Me”, a track from Beyoncé’s soundtrack album The Lion King: The Gift. She appeared on the track alongside Mr Eazi and Tekno. Rolling Stone magazine revealed that Alade also recorded a verse for an earlier version of “My Power” in June. This female artist is truly a house hold name in Nigeria and Africa at large.