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Olamide's Profile

Olamide Gbenga Adedeji, widely known as Olamide, is a multi-talented Nigerian artist, renowned for his skills as a singer, songwriter, rapper, and as a record label executive. His unique blend of music has earned him a massive fan base across Africa. Olamide stands out for his preference for singing predominantly in his native Yoruba language.

Olamide's Profile 

Full Name Olamide Gbenga Adedeji
Nickname Olamide
Date of Birth March 15, 1989
Age 34 years old (as of 2023)
Place of Birth Bariga, Lagos State, Nigeria
Education Degree in Mass Communication, Tai Solarin University of Education, Ogun State
Family Parents: Pa Adedeji and Ronke Osisanya Adedeji
Siblings: Temmy Gold, Eniola Olamilekan
Marital Status Married
Spouse Aisha Suleiman (married since 2014)
Children 1st child with Maria Okanrende: Asaiah Monifé Maria
2nd child: Batifeori Maximilliano Adedeji
3rd child: Tunrepin Myles Adebeji
Career Highlights Debut Single: "Eni Duro" (2010)
Founded YBNL Nation in 2012
Collaboration with Empire Distribution in 2020
Notable Songs "Infinity," "Triumphant," "Take," "Loading," "Trumpet," "Science Student," "Wo," "Motigbana," "Vision 2020" (with Bella Shmurda)
Net Worth (2023) $15 million

Early Life and Education

Olamide was born on March 15, 1989, in Bariga, Lagos State, Nigeria. As of 2023, he's 34 years old. He spent his formative years in Lagos and received his primary and secondary education there. His thirst for knowledge led him to pursue a degree in Mass Communication at the Tai Solarin University of Education in Ogun State.

Family and Personal Life

Olamide is the second child of Pa Adedeji and his second wife, Ronke Osisanya Adedeji. He has two siblings, Temmy Gold and Eniola Olamilekan.

On the personal front, Olamide is a family man. He's a proud father of three children. His firstborn daughter, Asaiah Monifé Maria, was born to him by Maria Okanrende, a popular on-air personality. Although his relationship with Maria was brief, it blessed him with a beautiful daughter. Currently, Olamide is happily married to Aisha Suleiman, and their union, which began in 2014, has brought forth two more additions to their family: Batifeori Maximilliano Adedeji, born on January 30, 2016, and Tunrepin Myles Adebeji, born on July 1, 2019.

Career

Olamide's journey into the music world commenced in 2010 when he released his debut single, "Eni Duro." This track received widespread acclaim and quickly catapulted him to fame. In the same year, he performed at the Hip-Hop World Awards ceremony. His first studio album, "Rapsodi," was unveiled in 2011 and its songs enjoyed heavy rotation on Nigeria's top radio stations.

Notably, a slew of esteemed musicians, including D’Banj, Wizkid, ID Cabasa, Reminisce, and 9ice, expressed their eagerness to collaborate with this emerging talent. Olamide's music beautifully captures the cultural essence of Nigeria, providing listeners with a profound connection to his background and upbringing. This universality has endeared his music to fans from various backgrounds.

In 2012, Olamide founded the YBNL Nation label (Yahoo Boy No Laptop Nation). Notably, in 2020, YBNL Nation inked a distribution and publishing deal with Empire Distribution, an American company founded by Ghazi Shami in 2010.

The artist's discography includes hits such as "Infinity," "Triumphant," "Take," "Loading," "Trumpet," "Science Student," "Wo," "Motigbana," and his feature in "Vision 2020" by Bella Shmurda. Each of these tracks has been celebrated by his loyal fan base.

Net Worth

As of 2023, Olamide's estimated net worth stands at an impressive $15 million.

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