Olamide is a popular Nigerian Rapper, Singer, Songwriter, and Record Executive. Olamide is widely known for his songs such as Voice of the Street and Story for the Gods.
Table of Biography
Early Life and Childhood
Olamide was born on March 15, 1989, in the city of Bariga, Lagos State, Nigeria. His age is 33 years as of 2023 and his full name is Olamide Gbenga Adedeji.
Similarly, he is Nigerian by nationality and Christian by religion. Moreover, his zodiac sign is Pisces which belongs to the element of Water, according to astrologers.
He was born to a business Pa Adedeji (father) and a housewife Ronke Osisanya Adedeji (mother). Likewise, he has two siblings and they are TemmyGold and Eniola Olamilekan.
In terms of his educational background, there is no information available on the web regarding his school. He might have done his schooling at a community school in Bariga.
Later, he joined Tai Solarin University and studied mass communication. However, his additional academic credentials are unavailable on the web.
Career and Professional Life
Moving on to his career, his debut album titled Rapsodi was released in 2011. In November 2012, his second studio album titled YBNL was released. His third studio album titled Baddest Guy Ever Liveth was released by YBNL Nation on November 7, 2013. The album was ranked 12th among the top 12 best Nigerian albums of 2013 by Afrikka Radio.
Similarly, his fourth studio album titled Street OT was released on November 14, 2014, by YBNL Nation. The album is a follow-up to his 2013 album, Baddest Guy Ever Liveth. His fifth studio album titled Eyan Mayweather was released on November 23, 2015, and the album boasted 21 tracks with no single feature.
His sixth studio album titled The Glory was released on December 23, 2016. It was released by YBNL Nation and was produced in the studio by Pheelz. The album contains 16 back-to-back tracks and Eyan Mayweather’s sequel is The Glory.
On 18 February 2020, Olamide revealed to the public that his record label, YBNL Nation, had signed a joint venture agreement with an international distribution company Empire. He also stated that Fireboy DML and any new artists signed to YBNL Nation will benefit from the deal as well. His eleventh studio album named Carpe Diem was released on October 8, 2020.
Additionally, he announced on March 16, 2021, that he had completed work on his next album. On April 18, he announced the release of his album UY Scuti which was released on June 18. He stated that the album’s title, UY Scuti was inspired by his son. He hinted at retirement after the release of his 12th studio album on February 5, 2022.
Aside from his earnings from music, Adedeji is also associated with endorsing brands such as Guinness, Glo, Monster drink, Etisalat, etc. Moreover, he appeared in several commercials which have contributed to his net worth. Furthermore, we may see him associated with some more brands and supporting their products in the coming days.
Awards and Nomination
Adedeji was nominated and has won several awards in his career. He has won The Headies 2022, Nigerian Entertainment Award, City People Entertainment Award, TooXclusie Award, the 2014 Channel O Music Video Award, etc.
Similarly, he was nominated for The Headies, All Africa Music Award, Soundcity MVP Award Festival, TooXclusie Award, MTV Africa Music Awards 2014, World Music Awards, etc. Furthermore, we believe that his talent will earn him several awards in the future.
Olamide – Net Worth 2023
Adedeji has an estimated net worth of approximately around $12 million. Similarly, his source of income is mainly his music profession. However, his weekly and monthly wages are unknown.
Additionally, he has worked very hard since his childhood to achieve this fame. Also, he is active in his career and is on the way to raising his net worth in the future.
Adedeji married Adebukunmi Aisha Suleiman in 2020. However, he has not revealed anything about how they both met and dated each other. Moreover, it is seen that they both are quite happy being together at the moment.
They have two sons and their names are Batifeori Maximilliano Adedeji and Tunrepin Myles Adedeji. However, in the past, he was in a relationship and child with Maria Okanrende. But later they both broke up.
Adedeji had a love affair and a child with radio personality Maria Okanrende who worked at The Beat 99.9 FM. He has always been concerned with his professional life. Other than that, he hasn’t been associated with other rumors or controversies that would hamper his professional career.
Talking about his height he is 5 Feet 9 inches tall and weighs 75kg. Similarly, he has a good physique but his accurate body measurements are unknown. Moreover, he has beautiful dark brown eyes and black hair.
Also, his dress size is 8 and his shoe size is 10(US). Moreover, he follows a solid workout and diet plan and a balanced lifestyle to maintain his body measurements.
Olamide – Social Media
Adedeji is very popular on social media and his fans love him for the positive influence he has on them. He is active on Instagram, where he likes to post snaps of his latest photo shoots with his lovely friends.
He has 10.2M followers on Instagram and owns an Insta account @olamide. Similarly, his Twitter handle is @Olamide with 6.1M followers. His Facebook account is @Olamide and he has 2.9M followers. He has a @OlamideVEVO YouTube channel with 15M subscribers.