Thanks to her wealth, Yemi Alade can compete with her male counterparts financially. She’s one of the pioneering women in Nigeria’s thriving entertainment industry. As a result, she has achieved some kind of equality with her male colleagues in a field that is otherwise dominated by men.
Well-known for her hit tune “Johnny,” she is an Afropop performer and songwriter. Many people are held hostage by her music since they can’t resist listening to it. Her beauty and charm make her an absolute goddess of the silver screen. Despite the persistence of her detractors, the number of her admirers continues to grow.
Yemi Alade Biography & Education
She started her studies at St. Saviors British Primary School and continued to complete her secondary education at Victory Grammar School, Lagos. She enrolled at the University of Lagos and eventually graduated with a BA in Geography.
Her Voyage to Music Stardom
In 2005, she launched her music career as a member of a girl band called Noty Spices. Won the Peak Talent Show in 2009, catapulting her from obscurity to the spotlight, where she has remained ever since, where she has amassed the fortune and renown she now enjoys. A while later, she put out her debut single, “Fimisile,” on the Jus’ Kiddin’ Label. Her 2012 debut single, “Ghen Ghen Love,” was released on the Effyzzie Music Group label.
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To keep the momentum going, she recorded the video for her afro cum R&B love ballad “Bamboo” in 2013 and then released “Johnny,” produced by Selebobo, at the very end of the same year, creating a sonic tsunami. Everyone was stunned as this song became viral. Not only did it top the charts in Nigeria, but also Ghana, Kenya, Tanzania, Liberia, Uganda, and the United Kingdom.
This song proved that “the first shall be the last and the last, the first,” an old saying, is true, as it won the award for song of the year despite being released late in the year. She debuted the clip in March 2014 alongside seasoned cinematographer Clarence peter. As of December 2015, it had over 32 million views on YouTube.
Yemi Alade Net Worth
Millions of Naira boxes and hair relaxers have been sold thanks to the “Johnny” singer’s role as a brand ambassador for ABC products. The cost of seeing her perform in Nigeria and elsewhere in Africa is quite high.
The singer is the wealthiest woman on the list of Nigeria’s top 20 musicians, with an estimated net worth of $4 million.
Local and International Performances
At the 2013 Calabar International festival, she was the featured performer at the Super Diva’s Nite. Participated in the UNESCO 2014 World Book Capital theme song with artists M.I., Waje, Burna Boy, and Timi Dakolo. Mary J. Blige, Shina Peters, M.I., Waje, Wizkid, and Yemi Sax are among the artists she has shared the stage with.
She performed as the 2013 Headies’ opening act. This award is considered to be the pinnacle of the music industry. She can be heard on the remix of “Sebiwo” by a Beninese afro-pop sensation and on “Lights” by Young6ix. Throughout her music tour, she has shared the stage with some of the most well-known singers in the world. If you read more latest news & posts so you can visit on ThewActiveNews.Com.