Asake Biography: Age, Real Name, Wife, Father, and Family

Ahmed Olade professionally known as Asake, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter.

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SUMMARY OF ASAKE (NIGERIAN SINGER):

Real NameOlolade Ahmed
Stage NameAsake, Mr Money with the vibe
GenderMale
Age 28 years old
Date of Birth13 January, 1995
Place of BirthLagos State, Nigeria 
Current Residence Lekki, Lagos State
NationalityNigerian
Tribe Yoruba
ReligionIslam
UniversityObafemi Awolowo University 
ParentsMr. and Mrs Ololade 
Profession Singer, Songwriter, Entertainer
Instagram@asakmusic

Biography of Asake

Ahmed Olade professionally known as Asake, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter who was born on 13 January 1995, in Lagos State.

asake biography

Early Life

Ololade Asake was born and raised in the vibrant city of Lagos, Nigeria on January 13th, 1995.

Growing up, he started as a dancer but eventually found his passion for music.

Growing up in a small neighborhood in Lagos, he was heavily influenced by the local music scene and culture.

Education

Asake completed his primary and secondary education in Lagos before moving on to pursue a degree in Theatre and Performing Arts at the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A) degree.

Family and Parents

He was born into a Muslim family in Lagos, Nigeria.

His parents, Mr and Mrs Ololade are indigenes of a state in South-Western Nigeria. 

Father

Asake’s father is Mr Ololade, a Lagos-based businessman

Mother

His mother Mrs Ololade is a teacher.

Siblings

Mr Money is discrete when it comes to his family life.

He has not shared much information about whether he has siblings or is an only child.

asake family picture
A photo of Asake (R) and His Mother (L) – Image Source @ Facebook

As a way of expressing his affection and admiration towards his mum, he chose to adopt her name “Asake“, as his stage name.

Music Career

His music career started when he was a teenager.

He was a drummer and member of his high school band.

Later, the young star started dancing at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Osun State where he studied Theatre and Performing Arts.

After graduation, the talented singer decided to take his music career seriously, and in 2015, he started music professionally as a backup singer for skit-maker and entertainer Broda Shaggi.

Ololade asake

They teamed up in 2019 on the song titled ‘Star’ but the song went mostly unnoticed.

In 2020, Asake released his first song titled ‘Lady‘ which gained widespread recognition.

That same year, Mr Money gained massive popularity for his hit song ‘Omo Ope‘ which earned him millions of streams all around the globe.

The success of this song caught the attention of record label boss, Olamide.

Record Label

Asake Biography: Age, Real Name, Wife, Father, and Family

Asake is signed to Olamide’s YBNL Record Label.

Under the YBNL label, her dropped his debut album ‘Mr. Money with the Vibe’. 

The 12-track album was produced by Magicsticks and released through Empire distributions.

This project topped various charts and gained millions of streams all around the world.

Some other hit songs that he released under YBNL include, ‘Lonely at the Top’, ‘Remember’, ‘Yoga’, ‘Basquiat’.

Achievements/Awards 

His incredible talent and hard work have earned him well-deserved recognition as one of the top-rated singers in Nigeria.

The Afro-pop singer is currently one of the highest-streamed musicians in Nigeria.

Since he rose to fame, Asake has won numerous prestigious awards, including:

  • 2020 City People Music Award – Best Collaboration (Mon Cheri ft Ashidapo, Chinko Ekun & Sunkey Daniel) (won)
  • 2020 – City People Music Award – Popular Song Of The Year (won)
  • 2020 – City People Music Award – Street Music Of The Year (Nominated)
  • 2023 – Headies Awards – Album of the Year. (won)

Net Worth

We covered details of Asake’s net worth, cars, and houses in a separate article, you can check it out.

Age

Asake is 28 years old in 2023.

Real name

His real name is Ahmed Ololade

Where is he from?

He is from southwestern Nigeria.

Wife

asake wife
A picture of Asake’s Girlfriend Alexis Skyy – Image Source @ Instagram

Although unmarried, Asake is currently dating American model and TV personality, Alexis Skyy.

The couple began dating in 2023.

They were spotted loved up together in Senegal and she also featured as a video vixen in his single ‘Yoga‘.

Children

As of 2023, the singer has not fathered any children.

What Language Does He Rap In?

Asake primarily raps in Yoruba, a Nigerian language. 

Asake Biography: Age, Real Name, Wife, Father, and Family

How Did He Meet Olamide?

In a recent interview with Chude Jideonwo, Yhemolee, a well-known media personality and actor, disclosed that he was the one who introduced Asake to Olamide. 

The introduction took place after one of his singles became popular in 2021.

Olamide writes some songs for Asake. He has been credited with writing ten out of fourteen songs on his recent album.

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