Yemi Alade Biography
The Abia State, born Afro-pop singer, and songwriter Yemi Alade. Gained popularity following her win on the Peak Talent Show 2009. Besides, her hit single Johnny. She began her musical journey in an all-girl group by the name Noty Spices in 2005. Her first single is “Fimisile” that she released under the Jus’ Kidding’ label. Yemi then signed onto the music label, Effyzzie Music Group in 2012, and released her single “Ghen Ghen Love”.
The following year, 2013, July, Alade released the video for her Afro-R&B song “Bamboo”, produced by Fliptyce. The song became a popular wedding song and a moderate hit.
Her other single, “Johnny”, was leaked to the internet in the last quarter of 2013 and quickly it became an international hit in countries like Tanzania, Kenya, Ghana, South Africa, Uganda, Zimbabwe, and the United Kingdom, among others. At the time it had no accompanying music video.
She has also been featured on the covers of several magazines and performed around the world. Sharing stages with artists like Shina Peters, Mary J. Blige, M.I, Wiz kid, Becca, May D, Waje, and Yemi Sax.
In March 2014, Alade teamed up with cinematographer Clarence Peters to create a music video for “Johnny”, which was released too much critical acclaim. It has over 90 million views on YouTube as of 2018.
Notably, Yemi joined M.I, Waje, Timi Dakota, and Burna Boy in singing the theme song for Port Harcourt, the UNESCO 2014 World Book Capital, as part of a project urging young people to read and stay in school. She has continuously released songs that become instant hits and is considered one of the best musical stars from Africa.
Yemi Alade Age
Alade was born with her full birth name as Yemi Eberechi Alade on March 13, 1989, in Abia State, Nigeria.
Yemi Alade Height
Yemi Alade stands at a height of 1.67 meters.
Yemi Alade Family
Alade comes from a family of seven children. She is the fifth child. Her father, James Alade is a former police commissioner of Yoruba origin who passed away on January 16, 2015. Her mother is called Helen Uzoma and is of Igbo origin. Resulting in her being referred to as a “Yoruba-Igbo girl”.
Alade attended St Savior British Primary School. Then went on to Victory Grammar School, Lagos, before obtaining a degree in Geography at the University of Lagos.
Yemi Alade Married
Alade is not married. She was rumored to be dating the likes of Phyno, Hollywood actor Alexx Ekubo and her manager, Taiye Aliyu.
One of the allegations was that the “King of Queens” (Alade) had a secret romantic relationship. This with the Nigerian actor and model, Alexx Ekubo.
Alexx Ekubo played the role of “Johnny the Lover boy” in Yemi’s music video of her single titled “Johnny”. This is what Yemi had to say about it; “Alexx is a very cool and lovable guy. Ekubo is so cute and amazing, I believe that’s why people actually think we dating”.
She admitted to having a crush on the Nigerian rapper, Phyno. This was her own confession at the MTV Base real talk. She also mentioned that she is open to the idea of dating Phyno. This was Yemi answer; “Well, as the mama tangerine, if the household tangerine would love that, then yes I would”.
As for Aliyu, the two are reported to have parted ways.
Yemi Alade Body Measurements
- Height: 1.65 m
- Weight: 69 kg
- Shoe Size: Not available
- Body Shape: Not available
- Hair Color: Not available
Yemi Alade Net Worth
Yemi Alade has been a very successful musician ever since she debuted for her career as a music artist. She became popular when she released her first hit song title “Johnny” her Johnny music video is currently the most viewed music video on YouTube than any other female artist in Nigeria she has other tracks like “kissing” and “Tangerine”.
Alade is also a brand ambassador of Bacardi Breezer, bland2glam, an online jewelry store, closeup toothpaste. Together with her music career, she has an estimated net worth of $4.2million.
Yemi Alade Albums
- King of Queens (2014).
- Mama Africa (2016).
- Black Magic (2017).
- Mama Afrique (2017).
Yemi Alade Songs
- All Day
- Baby’s Back
- Do as I Do feat. DJ Arafat
- I Like
- Kelele ft Rotimi Keys
- Koffi Anna” (Freestyle)
- Kom Kom feat. Flavor
- Mama Africa
- Marry Me
- Na Gode [Swahili Version]
- Taking Over Me
- Ghen Love
- Classic Girl Freestyle (Jidenna’s Classic Man cover)
- Want You
- Africa (ft. Sauti Sol)
- Knack Am” (2017)
- Get Through This (ft. Mi Casa)
- Single and Searching
- Bum Bum
- How I Feel
Yemi Alade Hairstyles
Her constantly changing hair is a fashion and beauty inspiration. She is very creative with her hairstyles, from rocking braids or transforming her natural hair into a cool hairstyle.
Yemi Alade YouTube
The artist has her own YouTube Channel, click here to view it.
Yemi Alade Johnny
Yemi Alade Ferrari
Album: Mama Africa
Yemi Alade Africa
Featured artist: Sauti Sol
Album: Mama Africa
Yemi Alade Oh my gosh
Original Release Date: August 8, 2018
Release Date: August 8, 2018
Label: EFFYZZIE MUSIC GROUP
Total Length: 3:18
Read Lyrics at Yemi Alade Oh My Gosh, on Genius
Original Release Date: May 25, 2018
Release Date: May 25, 2018
Label: EFFYZZIE MUSIC GROUP
Total Length: 3:04
Read “How I feel” by Yemi Alade, on Genius
Frequently Asked Questions about Yemi Alade
Who is Yemi Alade?
Yemi Alade is a Nigerian Afro-pop singer and songwriter.
How old is Yemi Alade?
She is 31 years old as of 2019, born on March 13, 1989, in Abia State, Nigeria.
How tall is Yemi Alade?
Yemi stands at a height of 1.67 m.
Is Yemi Alade married?
How much is Yemi Alade worth?
Alade has an estimated net worth of $4.2 million.
How much does Yemi Alade make?
Where does Yemi Alade live?
She lives in Abia State, Nigeria.
Is Yemi Alade dead or alive?
Alade is still alive and in good health.
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