Yemi Alade Net Worth & Profile
|Yemi Alade Net Worth||$5 million US dollars as of 2021|
|Name||Yemi Eberechi Alade|
|Also known as||Yemi Alade|
|Age||13 March 1989|
|State of Origin||Abia State|
|Source of Wealth||Music, Youtube, Endorsement|
Yemi Alade Net worth & Biography
Yemi Eberechi Alade (born 13 March 1989) popularly known as Yemi Alade, is a Nigerian Afropop singer, songwriter, actress, and activist.
Yemi Alade was raised in a multi-ethnic home from Nigeria, Her 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, She taps from the Igbo and Yoruba ethnicities of her parents. Alade attended secondary School at Victory Grammar School, Ikeja, and the University of Lagos, Nigeria.
Yemi Alade participated in a TV talent show called Peak Talent Show where she emerged winner during her university education. That was Alade’s debut appearance on TV and where she gained popularity. She was then signed to Effyzzie Music Group. Yemi Alade‘s net worth is estimated to be about $5 million USD.
Yemi Alade’s Career
Yemi Alade had her first hit with her single “Johnny” in 2014. Ever since She has gained prominence in the music industry and is considered one of the biggest artists in Africa. Following the releases of her albums King of Queens and Mama Africa with the huge commercial success recorded for both albums, this made her embark on world tours consecutively.
In 2015 and 2016 consecutively, She won the MTV African Music Awards for Best female and also 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. Alade was the first Nigerian female to be nominated for the MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs) for Best African Act in 2015 and was nominated for the BET awards for Best International Act: Africa in 2015 and 2016. 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 artist to win the category.
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.
Yemi Alade was mentioned on 9 June 2020, to be among the forefront artists/musicians from across the world to perform at The Global Goal: Unite for our future sponsored by the Global Citizen aimed to highlight the disproportionate impact of the COVID-19 pandemic especially in the most remote places in Africa and across the world. On 27 June 2020, Yemi Alade performed in the Global Goal: Unite for Our future alongside Miley Cyrus, Shakira, J Balvin, Jennifer Hudson, Coldplay, Usher, Christine, Justin Bieber, Quavo, and the Queens, and Chloe X Halle.