Chidinma Net Worth, Biography, Age, Husband, Career, Awards

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Chidinma Biography

Chidinma Ekile popularly known as Chidinma Ekile or Miss Kedike is a famous Nigerian singer, songwriter, recording artist, stage performer and a model. She was born on 2nd May 1991 in Ketu, Lagos in the south western part of Nigeria. She is currently 26 years old. She started singing at the age of 6 years old.

She is originally from Imo State in the south eastern part of Nigeria but grew up in Lagos where her parents reside till date. She completed both her primary and secondary school education in Lagos, Nigeria.

The singer has done collaborations with many celebrities in the music industry, and she has also won various awards. In 2012, she won the Kora Award in the category of Best Female Act. The prize was presented to her by Didier Drogba. She then won the Nigeria Music Video Awards (NMVA) in the Best Pop Extra Video category.

How old is Chidinma Now ?

As of 2021, Chidinma Ekile age is 30 years old. The actress celebrates her birthday on the 2nd of May every year.

Chidinma Education

Chidinma is originally from Imo State in the south eastern part of Nigeria but grew up in Lagos where her parents reside till date. She completed both her primary and secondary school education in Lagos, Nigeria.

Chidinma studied Sociology at the University of Lagos. She initially wanted to study Mass Communication. Chidinma declined her admission into the University of Lagos due to her advancement in the aforesaid competition. In an interview with YNaija, Chidinma said that she has always taken school seriously and her decision to enroll at Unilag was inevitable.

Chidinma Career

The peak of her fame came in 2010 when she became the winner of Project Fame 3. Project Fame, also known as Project Fame West Africa or MTN Project Fame West Africa, is a music talent TV reality show filmed in Lagos and aired in the West African subcontinent.

This reality show gave her the much-needed musical experience and career advancement. Before she took part in Project Fame 3, she had always admired the show and always wanted to be a participant.

In 2010, Ekile dared to take part in the show’s casting. The singer had to compete with over 8000 other singers who wanted to show their talents that year.

She got lucky and was chosen for training along with 17 other participants. They received training in vocal, oratory and choreography for two and half months, which enhanced her music career more.

The training helped her interact with various musicians who had already stormed the industry with their hits.

By the end of season 3 in 2010, she emerged as the winner, going home with a valuable prize of N2.5 million, a fancy 2011 Toyota RAV4, and a production deal.

After the delightful triumph, she began to work on her album. The singer collaborated with several producers, and each of them brought something unique to the overall result.

In February 2011, she released her first two singles. One of the singles, Jankoliko, was recorded by Sound Sultan. In October of the same year, she released two other singles, Kedike and Run Dia Mouth.

Ever since her first release, the singer has risen to great fame, releasing more amazing songs. In May 2013, Chidinma signed an endorsement deal with MTN Nigeria.

Collaborations with other talented singers and producers have allowed her to create truly high-quality music that her fans appreciate.

Chidinma Songs

Chidinma has released over twenty songs, both collabos and singles. One of Chidinma’s most popular hits is Fallen In Love, which was released in 2017. Its video currently has over 86 million views on YouTube.

Have a look at some of her other popular hits:

  • Carry You Go
  • Run Dia Mouth
  • Emi Ni Baller
  • Emi Ni Baller Remix
  • Bless My Hustle
  • Kite
  • Jolly
  • Oh Baby
  • Sweet Like Shuga
  • Oh Baby (You & I)
  • Kuli Kache
  • Martha
  • Fa
  • In The Air
  • One Kain Love
  • Oga DJ
  • Only Human
  • Suddenly
  • Powerful
  • I Am Sorry
  • Ije Love
  • Doxology
  • Sweet Potato
  • Our Voices
  • All I Want Is You
  • I Am A Winner
  • In The Air
  • Only Human
  • One Kain Love
  • I Am Sorry
  • Sweet Like Shuga
  • Jehovah Overdo

Besides singing, she is also an actress who played a role in the 2017 movie, The Bridge, which Kunle Afolayan directed.

Chidinma Awards

Nigeria Music Video Awards (NMVA) Video of the Year Nominated
Best Pop Extra Video Won
Kora Awards Best Female West African Act “Kedike” Won
Signed a multimillion naira deal with mtn in 2013

Chidinma husband

It is not clear whether Chidinma is married or just dating. However, she has been spotted wearing a wedding ring on several occasions- this has raised endless questions about her marital status.

According to, the beautiful and petite songstress said she is currently in love and excited about it. During her interview, she stated that:

“Yes, there is someone in my life.”

When she was probed further to divulge the man’s name, she smartly dodged but maintained that her mysterious boyfriend is not popular singer Flavour, with whom she has been closely associated.

Chidinma Ekile net worth

Chidinma is currently one of the richest and the most influential female artists in Nigeria, with an estimated net worth of $2.8 million.

Chidinma and Kizz Daniel

Nigerian singer Chidinma has in recent times been linked with fellow singer Kiss Daniels in the romantic department.

The duo have certainly been seeing a lot of each other which has in turn led to a lot of speculation about the relationship status of the two.

In an interview with the Punch, Speaking on her relationship with Kiss Daniel, she said; “And about Kiss Daniel. I don’t like to speak about my relationship or love life in public. There is nothing to talk about me and Kiss Daniel; people can say anything they want to say. Whether I am in a relationship with him or not, everyone will get to know later. I find it weird that I am always linked to one musician or the other. At times, it takes extra effort for me to convince people that certain reports about me are untrue.”

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The writer is Alamu Tosin. I have three strong passions in life — football, blogging and movies — in that order. I love spending time with friends talking about the important things in life and hate nothing more than ‘authority’ and hypocrisy. My personal believe in life is that once an individual sets his/her mind to achieve something, it is totally possible. And oh!, I am a strong Lannister, because I always pay my debt. For writing or fixing gigs, contact

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