How old is Yemi Alade? This is definitely one of the most popular questions asked by fans of the Johnny crooner. Born on 13th of March 1989, in Abia State, Yemi Alade is a Nigerian Afropop singer. Her father James Alade is of Yoruba descent while her mother is of Igbo origin. Thus, earning her the nickname of “Yoruba-Igbo girl”.
Yemi is the fifth of the seven children in her family. For her primary education, she attended St. Saviour British Primary School and Victory Grammar School, Lagos for her secondary education. Afterward, she attended the University of Lagos where she earned a bachelor’s degree in Geography.
Although making her musical debut in an all-girl group known as Noty Spices, Yemi didn’t attain fame until she won The Peak Talent Show in 2009. Thereafter, she released her first single titled “Fimisile” under the Jus’ Kiddin label.
In 20212, the delectable Nigerian singer signed onto music label, Effyzzie Music Group, and released her single titled “Ghen Ghen Love”. In July 2013, she released the video for her romantic afro R&B song “Bamboo”.
Produced by Fliptyce,“Bamboo” became a popular wedding song and was a moderate hit. In the last quarter of 2013, she broke records by releasing her single hit titled “Johnny” which was produced by Selebobo. The song was an international hit and it dominated music charts in Tanzania, Kenya, Ghana, South Africa, Liberia, Uganda, Zimbabwe, and the United Kingdom, among others.
Yemi has been featured on the covers of various magazines and has shared the stage and songs with other music bigwigs like Mary J.Blige, Becca, SSP, M.I and Yemi Sax. Not one to rest on her oars, Yemi has gone on to release other singles and her debut album.
To calculate Yemi Alade’s age, simply deduct 1987 from the current year.
Question: How old is Yemi Alade?
Answer: She is 27 years old (2016 estimate).