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Yemi Alade is one of the richest female musicians in Nigeria in the last 10 years, as one might wonder, how much is Yemi Alade net worth now?

Yemi has enjoyed so much success in her musical career spanning over years now, which automatically made her net worth in those years experience an exponential increase.

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Yemi Alade

Real Name

Yemi Eberechi Alade

Date of Birth

March 13, 1989

33 years (2021)

State of Origin

Abia State


Afro-pop singer

Net Worth

$4.5 million

Yemi Alade Biography

Yemi Eberechi Alade popularly known as Yemi Alade is a Nigerian Afro-pop singer, born on March 13, 1989, in Abia State to the former police commissioner named James Alade, who hails from the Yoruba lineage, and her mother is of Igbo origin Nigeria. Out of the seven children of her parents, Yemi is the fifth in her family.

Yemi Alade

How Old is Yemi Alade Now? Yemi Alade is currently 33 years old.

Yemi Alade Parents

Yemi Alade Father and Mother: Yemi Alade was born into the family of former commissioner of police named James Alade, who hails from the Yoruba lineage, and Yemi  Alade mother is of Igbo origin Nigeria.

Yemi Alade Education

Yemi Alade attended St Saviour British Primary School. After her primary education, she attended Victory Grammar School.

Yemi studied Geography at the University of Lagos. After her University education, Yemi ventured formerly into the music industry. Her talent as a musician came to the limelight when she won the Peak Talent Show in the year 2009.

Yemi Alade Career

Yemi Alade made her music debut as a member of the girl group known as Noty Spices. Her rise to stardom came when she won The Peak Talent Show in 2009, after which she released her first single, entitled “Fimisile,” under Jus’ Kiddin record label.

In 2012, Yemi Alade signed to Effyzzie Music Group and released her single entitled “Ghen Ghen Love.” In July 2013, she released the video for her RnB Afro romantic song “Bamboo.” Her hit song “Bamboo”, which was produced by Fliptyce, became a popular wedding song and was a moderate success.

In the last quarter of 2013, she broke records by releasing her single “Johnny,” produced by Selebobo. The song was an international success and dominated the music charts in Tanzania, South Africa, Kenya, Ghana, Zimbabwe, Liberia, Uganda and the United Kingdom, among others.

Yemi was featured on the covers of several magazines and shared the stage and the songs with other music bigwigs like Mary J. Blige, Becca, SSP, M.I and Yemi Sax. Not to rest on her laurels,

Yemi Alade Songs and Albums


Yemi has released several other exciting singles and her debut album. Albums and songs

Below is a list of all Yemi Alade albums and songs to date.

  • Nigeria Awakens (2013)
  • Johnny (2013)
  • A rare groove (2015)
  • Mama Africa (2016) – (Tumbum, Africa, Nakupenda, Ferrari and Mama).
  • Woman of Steel (2019) – (Remind you, Vibe, Shekere, Lai Lai, Shake and CIA).
  • Kings of Queens (2014)
  • Oh My Gosh (2018)
  • Black Magic (2017)
  • Yaji (2019)
  • Don’t Jealous Me (2019) – (Kom Kom)
  • 20 (2020)

Yemi Alade Awards and Nomination

She nominated herself and won the MTV African Music Awards 2015 and 2016 as the “Best Female” and the Headies Awards (2019). She was also nominated for the BET Awards (2015), Nigeria Entertainment Awards (2014), City People Entertainment Awards (2014), MOBO Awards (2014), YEM Awards (2012), ELOY Awards (2013) and WatsUp TV Africa Music Video Awards (2016) of which she didn’t win.

Yemi Alade Record Label

Yemi is currently signed to Effyzzie Music Group, a record label and publishing company based in Lagos, Nigeria, Home to Africa’s Pop Star Yemi Alade and fast-rising Rapper Brainee.

Who is Yemi Alade Husband?

Is Yemi Alade married? The 31-year-old singer was rumored to be in a relationship with her long-time manager Taiye Aliyu, and according to reports, Yemi got engaged to him around July last year, although there hasn’t been any evidence of an engagement ring spotted on the mama Africa singer.

Yemi Alade Cars

The Jonny singer is a lover of exotic cars and monster trucks, having a garage of cars worth over ₦200 million naira, definitely speaks volumes of the net worth of Yemi Alade in 2021.

Below are some of the cars owned by the singer.

  • Lexus GX 460 worth over N4 million naira
  • Lamborghini Huracan 2014
  • Mercedes Benz Gwagon GLE
  • Toyota Prado SUV
  • Toyota Tundra Truck

Yemi Alade Net Worth

Yemi Alade net worth according to Forbes is estimated at $4.5 million dollars, making her one of the richest female musicians in Nigeria. Yemi’s source of wealth comes from the sales of her musical albums, music tours, sold-out shows, and a couple of endorsement deals.

She has some local deals and brands she represents, in the likes of Bacardi Breezer, Bland2Glam, an online Jewelry store, Close-Up toothpaste.


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