Olamide Biography | Age | Education | Songs and Net Worth

In this Olamide Biography; We will be exposing all about the singer’s life, Education, issues with Don Jazzy, career and Net worth.

Olamide Gbenga Adedeji popularly known as Olamide Baddo is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, rapper, and music executive. The star established the Yahoo Boys No Laptop (YBNL) record Label in  2012, where he signed up many music artists and released many albums.

The Yoruba rapper is super good at making music that people can relate to, he even goes ahead to sing some songs in Yoruba. In this article, we will look at the different aspects of Olamide’s life.

Olamide Biography

Olamide’s Bio-data in full detail

  • Full Name:Olamide Gbenga Adedeji
  • Gender: male
  • Date of Birth: 15th March 1989
  • State of Origin: Lagos State
  • Nickname: Badoo
  • Nationality: Nigerian
  • Relationship: Married
  • Spouse: Adebukunmi Aisha Suleiman
  • Children: Maximillian Oluwatife, Tunrepin Myles, Asaiah Monife Maria
  • Olamide’s parents: Pa Adedeji and Ronke Osisanya Adedeji(both Late)
  • Siblings: Temmy Gold, Eniola Olamilekan
  • Occupation: Singer, rapper, songwriter
  • Net worth: $20,000,000
  • Record label: Yahoo Boys No Laptop

Olamide’s Early Life and Education

Olamide was born on the 15th of March 1989 in Bariga, Lagos Nigeria to the family of Pa Adedeji and his second wife Ronke Osisanya Adedeji. He had his primary and secondary school in Lagos state, and he is also a graduate of Tai Solarin University located in Aijagun, Ijebu-Ode, Ogun state where he attempted to study mass communication but dropped out due to lack of enough funds.

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How old is Olamide

Born on the 15th of March 1989, Olamide is 34 years old in 2023.


Olamide’s first song and his music career

Olamide started his musical career in 2010 with the release of his first song titled ’Eni Duro’ which was released under the coded tunes record label. Later, in 2011, he released another song featuring other top Nigerian artists like Wizkid, Dbanj, ID Cabasa, Reminisce, and 9ice.

In 2012, he released another album titled YBNL which featured several other hit singles such as Ilefo Illuminati, Stupid Love, First of All, Owotabua, Voice of the Street, Durosoke, etc. In 2013, he released yet another album titled “Baddest Guy Ever Liveth, and in 2014, he released the album titled Street OT in which he featured Don Jazzy for Skelemba.

Many people often ask who started music first between Wizkid and Olamide. This article has shown that obviously, wizkid started first in 2001 while olamide started in 2010.

Olamide controversy with Don Jazzy

It was a dramatic award ceremony at the 2015 Headies on the 2nd of January 2016, two of the biggest names in the Nigerian music industry Don Jazzy and Olamide argued “Next Rated Award”. Lil Kesh whom Olamide wanted to get the award, didn’t later get it.

This angered Olamide so he stated “Iyalaya anybody” and then went off the stage throwing the microphone on the stage and storming off the venue with his crew.

Just when we thought things had ended, Don Jazzy was given a Special Recognition award and in his speech, he stated that he has never liked awards and the only reason he came for the show was to support his “children”. He also stated that he had told Reekado Banks and Korede Bello that he’d buy cars for them.

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Don Jazzy ended the night with a bombshell saying “Olamide, if you want the car come and collect it”. He and the Mavin artists also angrily left the venue.

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Olamide Awards and Nominations

Olamide has received many awards some of which include:

  • Best Rap Album,
  • Best Rap single,
  • World’s Best Entertainment of the Year,
  • Song of the Year,
  • Nigeria Music Video Award,
  • City People Entertainment Award,
  • Male Musician of the Year,
  • World Best Live Acts,
  • the Headies 2013,
  • MTV Africa Music Awards 2014,
  • Best Afro Hip Hop Video Of the Year,
  • Most Gifted West

List of Olamide’s album

Although the artist has a lot of albums, we will mention a few below:

  • 2020: 999 EP
  • Eyan Mayweather
  • The Glory
  • Baddest Guy Ever Liveth
  • Street OT
  • 2 Kings
  • YBNL
  • Improbable record deal with DB records

Here are some of Olamide’s  songs

  • Oja Majemi
  • Unconditionally
  • Shilalo
  • Plenty
  • Loading
  • Infinity
  • Green Light
  • Triumphant
  • supplier
  • doom
  • Shebebebe
  • green light

Who is Olamide’s father?

There is not much information about the late Pa Adedeji. The little about him is he was indeed a great dad to his children and he had two wives, unfortunately, he died after the release of one of Olamide’s hit songs.

Who is Olamide’s Wife?

Olamide secretly married his baby mama, Adebukunmi Aisha Suleiman, who now has given the artist two sons, Maximillian Oluwatife and Tunrepin Myles, respectively.

How old is Olamide’s wife?

She was born on 17th December 2001 in Kaduna state, Nigeria.  Originally, she is a native of Adavi Local government area of Kogi state. She is one of the few black female polo players in the world who has received the following awards;

  • Awards received by Adebunmi Aisha Suleman
  • Nominee of the African Horse Week 2020
  • Winner of Dantata and Sawoe Cup, Kano International Tournament 2018
  • Winner of the Governor’s Cup, Kano International Tournament 2019
  • Sports Woman Year 2020, Northern Pandora Awards
  • Winner of The Governor’s Cup, Port Harcourt International Tournament 2019
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Who is Olamide’s Brother?

Olamide’s brother is named in full Eniola Olamilekan popularly known as Dj Enimoney. He also works for his Elder brother as the DJ of YBNL record label.

Olamide list of cars and how much they are worth

  • Lamborghini Aventador : 218 Million Naira
  • Range Rover V8: 15 Milion Naira
  • Mercedes Benz G Class: 23 Million Naira
  • Toyota Camry: 4 Million Naira

Houses owned by Olamide

The rapper has two houses. His house in Lekki is worth N70 million, and his other home in Bariga is worth N25 million.

Olamide’s Net Worth

The star’s net worth is estimated to be around $20,000,000.

Olamide social media handles

Instagram: @Olamide

Twitter: @Olamide

Facebook: @Olamide












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