How old is Chidinma? is one of the most commonest questions asked by fans of Chidinma Ekile, the Nigerian singer-songwriter, recording artist and stage performer.
Chidinma is the sixth of the seven children her parents birthed. She was born in Ketu, Kosofe area of Lagos Stat and is an indigene of Imo state.
She attended primary and secondary school in Ketu before moving to Ikorodu. She had a chance to study Mass Communication at the University of Lagos but declined the admission due to her participation in Project Fame West Africa. She later returned to study Sociology at the same institution.
Born on the 2nd of May 1991, Chidinma she rose to stardom in 2010 after winning the third season of Project Fame West Africa.
She also became the first female singer to peak at number one on MTV Base Official Naija Top 10 chart with the music video of her single, “Emi Ni Baller”.
She released “Jankoliko,” her first single In 2011, featuring indigenous musician Sound Sultan. Her debut album “Chidinma” was released on Spinlet, with singles like “Jankoliko”, “Carry You Go”, “Kedike” and “Run Dia Mouth” in play. Sound Sulta, Tha Suspect, Olamide and Muna were featured on the album.
Chidinma won Best Female West African Act at the 2012 Kora Awards and performed “Kedike” at the ceremony.
According to Chidinma, musicians who have influenced her the most are Michael Jackson, Onyeka Onwenu, Bob Marley, Mariah Carey, Fela Kuti, Omawumi, Alicia Keys, Whitney Houston, Lagbaja and Darey Art Alade.
Question: How Old is Chidinma?
Answer: She is 26 years old (2017 estimate)