Chidinma born Chidinma Ekile, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. The sixth of seven children, was born on 2 May 1991 in Ketu, Kosofe, Lagos State. Both of her parents are from Imo State. Chidinma started singing at the age of 6, and grew up with a disciplinarian father. When she was 10 years old, she joined her church’s choir.
Chidinma Ekile Education
She attended primary and secondary school in Ketu prior to relocating to Ikorodu with her family. She has studied sociology at the University of Lagos. She initially wanted to study mass communication. She initially declined her admission into the University of Lagos due to her advancement in the Project Fame West Africa competition.
In 2010, she rose to stardom after winning the third season of Project Fame West Africa. Following the release of the music video for her “Emi Ni Baller” single, she became the first female musician to peak at number 1 on the MTV Base Official Naija Top 10 chart. In 2011, she released her first solo single “Jankoliko” featuring Sound Sultan. Chidinma, her self-titled debut studio album, was released through the music platform Spinlet. It was supported by the singles “Jankoliko”, “Carry You Go”, “Kedike” and “Run Dia Mouth”. The album features guest appearances from Sound Sultan, Tha Suspect, Olamide and Muna. Chidinma won Best Female West African Act at the 2012 Kora Awards and performed “Kedike” at the ceremony.
She was born on 2 May 1991
Chidinma Net Worth
Her net worth is estimated to be about $2.8 Million.
- I Am A Winner with MTN Project Fame All Stars
- Jankoliko featuring Sound Sultan
- Carry You Go
- Run Dia Mouth
- Emi Ni Baller featuring Tha Suspect and iLLBliss
- Emi Ni Baller (Remix) featuring WizKid
- Bless My Hustle featuring Phyno
- Oh Baby
- Sweet Like Shuga – with Flavour, KCee, Sound Sultan, and Professor) N/A
- Capital Krismas – with Tha Suspect, iLLBliss, Tesh Carter, and Clarence Peters
- Oh Baby (You & I) featuring Flavour
- Kuli Kache
- Fallen In Love
- Plenty Melody
- I’m In Luv
- Be Myself