Nigerian singer and rapper, Olamide is one of the top talents in the Nigerian music industry for the last decade. Having made a fortune in his career, one might wonder how much is he worth now?
No need to ponder on it too much, as I will share with you details about his net worth, biography, music career and relationships.
Olamide Adedeji was born in one of the most famous slum areas in the world, an area known as Bariga, Lagos, Nigeria on the 15th of March 1989 to Mr. and Mrs. Adedeji.
Popularly known as Olamide Baddo or Baddoneh, his rapping skill set cuts across his native Yoruba tongue, English, Igbo, and Pidgin English/Broken English. Olamide is a native of Ogun State, Nigeria.
Not much is known about Olamide’s educational background, but what we can confirm for sure, is that just like many blown artists in Nigeria, Olamide never attended the University. As a matter of fact, he ventured into the music business as far back as the year 2000.
Olamide’s musical Journey started as far back as the year 2000 but only made it into the limelight in 2011 after he was signed to ID Cabasa’s record Label Coded tunes, where he released his first-ever hit single titled Eni Duro.
The song received nationwide critical acclaim as it was played across many radio stations in Nigeria and was downloaded in millions of numbers via music sites such as Naijaloaded and Tooexclusive.com.
In 2011, Baddosneh released his first studio album titled Rapsodi, with its lead single Eni Duro, the debut album enlisted collaborations with numerous artists, including Wizkid, ID Cabasa, 9ice, Reminisce, and D’banj.
Following his departure from Coded Tunes in 2012, Olamide launched his own label, YBNL Nation. Olamide’s second studio album, YBNL, was released in November 2012 and was produced by Tyrone, Pheelz, ID Cabasa, Samklef, and 2 Kriss. Olamide worked with a number of musicians for this record, including Kayswitch, Dammy Krane, Reminisce, Samklef, Buckwylla, Minus 2, Base One, Tiwa Savage, and the great Davido. First of All, I left the Illuminati, Voice of the Street, and Stupid Love are among the music on the album.
Olamide’s third studio album, Baddest Guy Ever Liveth, was released on November 7th, 2013 under his YBNL Nation label. The album has 14 tracks and was named Best Album Of The Year at the 2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards, making it a huge success. Eleda Mi O, Yemi My Lover, Durosoke, and Turn Up were four of the album’s singles that became viral.
Olamide’s fourth studio album, Street OT, was released in November 2014, after his 2013 album Baddest Guy Ever Liveth. Popular singles such as Story For The gods and Goons Mi are also included in the CD. B-Banks, Pasuma, Reminisce, Young John, and Don Jazzy, among others, contributed to his album.
Olamide continued to release albums after that, including 21 tracks on his fifth album “Eyan Mayweather” in 2015, 16 tracks on his sixth album “The Glory” in 2016, 11 tracks on his eleventh album “Carpe Diem” in 2020, and 12 tracks on his twelfth album “UY Scuti” in 2021. He released his 9-track extended play 999 in early 2020. In 2015, Olamide and Phyno collaborated on the studio album 2 Kings.
Olamide’s most popular song is Infinity, a collaboration with Omah Lay that went viral and has over 50 million views on YouTube. The song was also nominated for an All Africa Music Award in the category of Song Of The Year in 2021. The rapper began his career at a young age, winning prizes such as the City People Entertainment Awards, The Headies 2014, 2014 Channel O Music Video Awards, TooXclusive Awards 2015, Nigeria Entertainment Awards, Nigeria Music Video Awards, and others.
Record Label – YBNL Nation (Yahoo Boy No Laptop)
After spending just a year with Coded Tunes Record Label, he parted way with the label and started his own record label, YBNL Nation in 2012, where he released his second album titled YBNL, November 2012.
The album had four hit singles such as “Ilefo Illuminati”, “First of All”, “Stupid Love” and “Voice of the Street”.
Since his breakthrough in 2011, the Lagos Boys crooner has gone on to release over 8 Studio Albums, among such albums is Capre Diem which achieved over 80 million streams in 2020.
Baddest Guy Ever Liveth
Lagos Nawa (2017)
YBNL Mafia Family (2018)
Capre Diem (2020)
Personal Life and Relationships
Over the last 10 years has tried to keep his private life away from the public eye, but some years ago news of his extramarital affairs hit the internet after a Radio OAP Maria Okanrede revealed that her child is Olamide’s son.
The Bariga-born rapper is currently engaged to his long-time girlfriend, and baby mama Adebukunmi Aisha Sulieman and they both have two sons together.
Olamide is not one of those celebrities that really likes showing off his luxurious lifestyle often on social media, but with the amount of wealth and assets he acquired over the years, He currently has a mansion in Lekki Phase 1, which is worth over N200 million naira.
One of the easiest ways to show off your net worth is the amount of luxurious and exotic cars you own.
Below are some of Olamide’s car collections and how much they are each worth.
- Lamborghini aventador worth over N218 million
- Toyota Camry worth N4 million
- Mercedes-Benz G Class worth N23 million
Olamide Net Worth
Olamide is one of the most influential artists and among the top 10 richest musicians in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $14 million dollars. He is one of Nigeria’s wealthiest and highest-paid rappers, having released multiple hit singles throughout the course of his career. Furthermore, Olamide is one of Nigeria’s most well-known performers, with a global following. The music industry provides the majority of his income, which includes record sales, live concerts, streaming, hit singles, and a variety of other ventures.
Infinity, Triumphant, Eru, Green Light, Shilalo, Plenty, Unconditionally, Another Level, Oja Majemi, Take, Rich & Famous, Vision 2020, and Loading are some of Olamide’s most popular songs. Olamide made history when he became the first Nigerian to sign an endorsement agreement with Cîroc, one of the leading alcoholic brands. The rapper has roughly a million fans on his YouTube channel. Olamida’s annual revenue is around $3 million.
His sources of wealth come from his music career, real estate investments, and numerous Endorsement deals which give him a bragging right on the list of the top ten richest musicians in Nigeria.
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Olamide is one of the most influential artists and among the top 10 richest musicians in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $14 million dollars.
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Olamide’s annual income is estimated at $3 million.
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Olamide Gbenga Adedeji was born on the 15th of March 1989 in Bariga, Lagos State, he is 33 years old.