Olamide Net Worth, Biography, Age, Wife, Houses, Cars


Olamide Adedeji better known as Olamide is a Nigerian rapper, singer, and songwriter who was born on 15 March 1989, in Bariga, Lagos State.

Over the past decade, the rapper has remained a prominent figure in the Afrobeat industry, consistently dropping chart-topping hits and paving the way for new artists.

Estimated Net Worth$12 million
Real NameOlamide Adedeji
Stage NameOlamide
Date of Birth15 March, 1989
ProfessionRapper, Singer, Songwriter, Music Executive
ResidenceLagos, Nigeria
Height5 ft 7
Related ActsAsake, Fireboy, Don Jazzy, Kizz Daniel.

Net Worth

According to Forbes, Olamide’s net worth is estimated at $12 million in 2024, making him one of the richest singers in Nigeria. He has earned a substantial income from various sources throughout his career, but his music remains his primary source of income.

Sources of Wealth

Aside from the money recorded from his music sales, he also makes significant income through other means.

1. Endorsements – Brand Deals

Olamide has a partnership deal with CIROC, making him the first Nigerian artist to sign an endorsement deal with such a big alcohol brand in the country.

He is also a brand ambassador for Guinness and has featured in some of their ad campaigns.

Additionally, Badoo has signed with other companies such as Globacom, Etisalat, iTel, Goldberg, and National Lottery.

2. Live Shows

 As a seasoned performer, he regularly hosts live shows.

His popularity and influence allow him to perform in and outside Nigeria, drawing thousands of fans who pay for tickets.

3. Features

Throughout his career, the rapper has demonstrated his versatility by collaborating with numerous local and international artists.

He is widely known for his many features and has amassed over 100 million streams on Spotify alone. This has been a lucrative venture for him, earning him a significant amount of money.

4. Personal Companies 

Badoo heads one of the most successful record labels in Nigeria, “Yahoo Boy No Laptop (YBNL), which has produced notable artists such as Adekunle Gold, Lil Kesh, and FireBoy DML, among others.

 His record label is estimated to have a net worth of over 7 billion naira.

Additionally, he earns income from his clothing line named “Street OT“.


Olamide Net Worth, Biography, Age, Wife, Houses, Cars

Early Life

Olamide was born on March 15th, 1989 in Bariga, Lagos State, Nigeria.

Growing up in a modest household with his parents, Olamide had always dreamed of becoming a rapper.

However, it wasn’t until later in life that he pursued his passion to make a name for himself in the music industry.


For his primary and secondary school, the rapper attended a high school in Bariga, Lagos Nigeria.

After which, he later went on to attend Tai Solarin University of Education, where he studied Mass Communication.

In an interview with TVC News, badoo revealed that he had to drop out of the university due to financial constraints.

Despite this setback, he remained steadfast in his pursuit of success.

Family and Parents

Olamide comes from a polygamous family and is the second child of his father, Pa Adedeji, and mother, Ronke Osisanya Adedeji, who is his father’s second wife.

He has two siblings named Temmygold and Eniola Olamilekan, who is also known as DJ Enimoney. DJ Enimoney is the official DJ of Olamide’s record label, YBNL Nation.

Music Career

Badoo music career began in his teenage years when he started rapping on the streets and competing in rap battles around 2010.

He soon gained recognition for his unique style, which was mainly in his native language, Yoruba.

In 2010, he was signed to Coded Tunes Record and released his first official single “Eni Duro“.

Olamide Net Worth, Biography, Age, Wife, Houses, Cars

This single became a major turning point in his life marking the start of his successful musical journey.

Olamide released his debut studio album “Rapsodi” under Coded Tunes, which featured popular musicians like 9ice and Wizkid and became a major hit in Nigeria.

After leaving Coded Tunes, Olamide founded his record label, YBNL Nation, in 2012.

He released his first single “Yahoo Boy No Laptop,” which earned him major awards, and then went on to release an album every year from 2013 to 2016.

His latest album, the 12th studio album, was released on June 18th, 2021.

While he now focuses on managing artists under his label, the singer still drops occasional hits to keep his fans happy.


Olamide has won several music awards over the years as a rapper.

His awards include 16 Headies Awards, 4 Nigeria Entertainment Awards, and 2 City People Entertainment Awards.

Below is a breakdown of all his awards:

Hip hop awards

  • Best Rap Album at The Headies (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2022)
  • Best Rap Single at The Headies (2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)
  • Hip Hop World Revelation of the Year at The Headies (2012)

Afrobeats awards

  • Best Afrobeats/Pop Album at The Headies (2019)
  • Best Afrobeats/Pop Single at The Headies (2019)

Other awards

  • Artiste of the Year at The Headies (2015)
  • Album of the Year at The Headies (2014, 2015)
  • Song of the Year at The Headies (2014)
YearEventAward WonSong/AlbumOutcome
2022Headies AwardsBest Rap AlbumCarpe DiemWinner
2016Nigerian Entertainment Awards (NEAs)Album of the Year

Rap Act of the Year
Eyan Mayweather

2016City People Entertainment Awards

Rap Artist of the Year

West Africa Artist of the Year
2015Headies AwardsArtiste of The YearHimselfWinner
20142014 Channel O Music Video AwardsMost Gifted WestTurn UpWinner
2014Headies AwardsBest Album of the YearBaddest Guy Ever LivethWinner
2014Headies AwardsBest Rap Album
Baddest Guy Ever LivethWinner
2014Headies AwardsBest Street Hip-Hop ArtisteDurosokeWinner

A summary of Olamide Awards.


Olamide is 34 years old as of 2023.


Olamide has been happily married to Adebunkunmi O. Adedeji for several years now, they have two wonderful sons together.

Adebunkunmi is a private person and not much is known about her online, but she is also a successful entrepreneur who owns Novade Hair Care.

On multiple occasions, the hitmaker has praised his wife for her unwavering support and commitment to his career since before he entered the music industry.

Apart from his marriage to Adebunkunmi, Olamide had a relationship with a popular Nigerian OAP Maria Okan.

The controversy of his extramarital affair rocked the internet when Maria came online to complain about the singer neglecting her child.

Despite all of this, the singer remains committed to his marriage with Adebunkunmi.


Olamide has 3 children (2 boys and 1 girl) born to two different women.

His wife Adebunkunmi Adedeji delivered his first two boys, Batifeori Maximilliano Adedeji born in 2015, and Tunperin Myles Adedeji born in 2019.

Outside his marriage, the famous music star welcomed a girl child with his baby mama, Maria Okan.

The child is named Asaiah Monifé Maria and lives in the UK with her mom, while Batifeori and Tunperin live with Olamide.

Only the three children mentioned above are recognized as Olamide’s children.

Olamide Net Worth, Biography, Age, Wife, Houses, Cars


He has several houses in Lagos, including one in a prestigious area of Lagos Island that shows off his preference for a luxurious lifestyle.

The Lekki mansion, which is Olamide’s primary residence, is adorned with an opulent interior decoration.

In addition to his island house, the award-winning musician also reportedly owns two properties on the Lagos mainland.

There have been whispers about him investing in real estate in London, but there is no concrete evidence to support this speculation. Therefore, we cannot say for sure.


According to reports, Olamide owns a total of five luxury cars, including a Lamborghini Aventador, a Toyota Camry, a Range Rover Sport V8, a Mercedes Benz G-wagon, and a Rolls Royce Phantom.

Of all his cars, the Lamborghini is the most expensive, valued at over 200 million naira, while the Toyota Camry is the cheapest, worth around 5 million naira.

Olamide does not own a private jet yet.

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